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Previews: Gris1 & Kan – “Humanity” @ Atelier des Bains

On the 28th of May, Kan and Gris1, members of the infamous Da Mental Vaporz crew from France, will be presenting a two man show titled Humanity. Opening at Atelier des Bains in Geneva, Switzerland, the show will include all new works by both artists, focused on the subject of violence and humanity. From early childhood through our lives, people are used to violence being portrayed as acceptable or at least necessary behaviour. Through video games, news reports, and popular entertainment, the idea of violence is taking over […]

Showing: KAWS @ ArtZuid 2015

As we previously shared with you, KAWS currently has three sculptures set up in a public space around south Amsterdam. As a part of this year’s ArtZuid 2015 project, the NY-based artist was given one of the most prestigious locations for an iteration of his Along The Way sculptures, previously seen at his show with Mary Boone Gallery (covered). Exhibiting in a different colorway than the one shown in NYC, these two wooden companions measuring an impressive 216 x 176 x 120 inches are located in the middle of Museum Square, […]

Releases: Rustam QBic – “Mind Games” Print

Prolific Russian artist Rustam QBic recently announced the release of his new limited edition print release, Mind Games, will be available on Thursday 14th May at 5PM GMT (12PM New York time) at Unframed store, perfectly timed for upcoming Father’s day in June. Through his meaningful surrealist works, Qbic usually sends out positive messages, which glorifying the power of knowledge, family and other universal values. This particular image symbolizes the importance of parenting through a witty metaphor. Depicting father and son with Rubik’s Cubes for heads, this emotive image shows the […]

Releases: DALeast – “egariM” Print

Marking the upcoming Main Street exhibition at the Mohammed VI Museum (MMVI) of modern and contemporary art in Rabat, Morocco, Print Them All just announced the release of a limited edition by DALeast (interviewed). As one of the participants of this big expo, the Chinese artist recently spent a couple of days at Idem Studio in Paris, producing his first fine art lithograph. The edition is based on a painting from his last NYC show The Laten Photon (covered) at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Produced as a 10-color lithograph, this […]

Previews: Katrin Fridriks @ Personal Structures – Crossing Borders (56th International Venice Biennale Arte)

On 9th of May, another edition of the Venice Biennale will be open, staying on view all the way until the 22nd of November. The 56th International Art Exhibition is titled All the World’s Futures, and will feature 90 national participants exhibiting in the historical Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale, and in the city of Venice. Along with the main part of the biennale there are 44 collateral events, and other shows organized in the context of the occasion. We just received this video of […]

Previews: Swoon – “The Road By Walking” (Heliotrope Foundation Benefit show) @ 287 Gallery

On May 13th, 287 Gallery in NYC will be hosting The Road By Walking, an exclusive gallery show of Swoon’s (interviewed) prints, drawings and scale models based on her community projects that use art to create lasting social change. Organized in collaboration with Heliotrope Foundation & The Dean Collection, this event will be an unique opportunity to witness the “behind the scenes” of Swoon’s biggest projects such as Konbit Shelter in Haiti, Music Box in New Orleans, or Braddock Tiles in Braddock, PA. Heliotrope Foundation was named after a natural tendency, especially […]

Previews: Todd James – “Fantasy Island” @ Lazarides Rathbone

Todd James aka REAS will be opening a new solo show with Lazarides Rathbone on Friday, the 1st of May. Fantasy Island will include a vivid body of hyper colored works that he’s been developing and showing lately worldwide. For this particular exhibition, the forms he is using to explore socio-political affairs are getting more minimal, while the colors are getting brighter and stronger. His favorite themes that include war machinery, the American dream, or Somali pirates, are mixing together, creating a new world that is balancing […]

Streets: DALeast (Perth)

DALeast (interviewed) is currently globetrotting again, participating in festivals and different projects worldwide. He spent last few weeks on the west coast of Australia, taking part at the Public 2015 festival (more coverage here) in Perth. Getting assigned an unusual, non flat surface, the Chinese artist once again showcased the strength and uniqueness of his style and technique. Working in a country that is surrounded with oceans, he painted this massive image of a crashing wave. The dynamics and power of the wave was cleverly accented by extending the image over […]

Streets: Anthony Lister (Detroit)

Shortly after opening his solo show at Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami, Anthony Lister (filmed) stopped in Detroit to paint this large mural with the help of 1xRun and Inner State Gallery. Stepping away from traditional spray paint or common aesthetics see in street art, the Australian artist finished this 100 foot long piece as a great example of his expressive and unique style. Created by using a roller and only a few different colors, this piece is contines his ongoing series of superhero influenced works. Basing the image on his […]

Upcoming: ArtZuid 2015

Foundation ArtZuid is currently finishing organizing 2015 edition of their International Sculpture Route in Amsterdam. ArtZuid is an open air sculpture biennial with this year’s route consisting of about 73 monumental outdoor sculptures placed through the Berlage’s Art Deco district in Amsterdam South, just outside the city center. This concept doesn’t only invite people to enjoy art objects in public space by walking or cycling the route, but also, it gives a chance to discover another area of Dutch capital. The fourth edition of the event will take […]