Rivera Gallery in West Hollywood is opening an exciting group exhibition this Saturday, October 15. Entitled anthro(physis), it features a dynamic fusion of sculpture, photography, film, paintings and works on paper by nine artists from around the world – Néle Azevedo, Vaughn Bell, Robert Cannon, Aharon Gluska, Claire Morgan, Robert Standish, Jason deClaires Taylor, Levi van Veluw and Yuriko Yamaguchi (pictured above). Talent from Brazil, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, the UK and the US are all represented here. The works featured in the [...]
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Brooklyn-based artist Ellis Gallagher (interviewed) is following up his New York City solo exhibition at Mighty Tanaka (teased) in January with a solo at Adjust Gallery in Miami’s Wynwood District on April 9. Entitled Indelibly Ephemeral, the show will feature photography, screenprints, originals and live art presentations. We’ll keep you posted with shots of the installation and opening, but in the meantime, check out this photo of Ellis at work on the street. Shot by Cheryl Dunn, it is available as a limited edition poster from The [...]
AM headed down to San Diego on Friday morning to catch the press preview of Viva La Revolucion at MCASD (check out our street coverage here). It was great to wander around the Jacobs Building and get a sneak peek of everything the artists have been working on indoors after seeing all the amazing pieces that have been popping up on the streets of the city. Pedro Alonzo, the exhibition’s curator, led a talk around the museum and spoke about the different artists and their work. Shepard Fairey, David Ellis, Stephan [...]
Jaime Rojo and Steven P. Harrington, founders of BrooklynStreetArt.com and authors of the book of the same name, are about to release a brand new publication entitled Street Art New York, a comprehensive examination of the city’s lively urban art culture that features many of AM’s favorite New York and internationally-based street artists. In order to celebrate the occasion, our friends have organized a party and silent auction benefit for Free Arts NYC at Factory Fresh on April 24. Artists taking part in the auction include [...]
Christie’s and Phillips de Pury have proven to have strong works available at their forthcoming auctions (check out our previews here and here). AM now examines Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening and Day Art Sales (February 10 – 11), which contain great pieces by some of our favorite artists, such as Feng Zhengjie, Yoshitomo Nara and Andy Warhol (above). We are happy to report that several of our favorite lots, included those by Frank Auerbach, Lucio Fontana and Andy Warhol, performed well, either within or above estimate, in the evening sale [...]
AM continues its coverage of the London February Auctions (see our Christie’s preview) with a look at Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales (February 12 – 13 2010). Overall, there are fewer outstanding pieces available here than at Christie’s or Sotheby’s, however there are still many fantastic, iconic pieces up for grabs, including several Basquiats, a strong Banksy, an early Kaws set, and a fabulous Ai Weiwei triptych (above). Take a look after the jump…
AM took a close look at the upcoming Post-War and Contemporary Art auctions at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips de Pury in London this February and found a lot of work worth highlighting (as well as some that are definitely worth bidding on if you have the means). First up, we show you the best of Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales (February 11-12), including interesting works by Hernan Bas, Banksy, Zhang Huan, Terence Koh, Barry McGee, Richard Prince (above), Yoshitomo Nara, Ai [...]
As always, AM is right on top of what Blu is up to, no matter where in the world he is. After finishing two incredible murals in Bogota, the artist hopped on a plane to Lima, where he got straight to work on yet another amazing piece. Writes Blu of the shot above, “the ossuary background is ready”, so we’re excited to see if there’s more to come. Check out some more progress shots after the jump.
Simon Birch has been busy preparing for “Small Wonder,” his major solo exhibition opening Wednesday, November 25th at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong. The show consists of thirteen dramatic large scale oil paintings. Born in Brighton, England, Simon left the UK to spend time traveling through Australia before relocating to Hong Kong in the mid-nineties. From his early days as a construction worker to his first self-financed exhibition, he has now become one of Asia’s most sought-after emerging artists. In anticipation of the show, we bring [...]
Much anticipated show The Thousands (previewed) opened with great success on Wednesday, November 18th. From the outdoor murals gracing the exterior of Village Underground to the thoughtfully curated collection of artwork within, RJ Rushmore’s debut exhibition highlights some of the strongest representatives of the street art scene. Congratulations from the entire staff here at AM! In case you aren’t in London and can’t check out the show in person (it runs through Sunday), you can order a copy of the companion book, The Thousands: Painting Outside, Breaking In from publisher Drago. Before you do [...]