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Previews: Gaia @ Rice University Art Gallery

NY born artist Gaia just finished setting up a new complex installation at the Rice University Art Gallery which will be officially revealed and opened tonight. The prolific Baltimore and Brooklyn-based artist has spent the last couple of years traveling the world, getting engaged in different projects, campaigns and efforts. Mostly focused on the problems of deteriorating urban neighborhoods, the young artist has tried to rejuvenate these areas and bringing attention to their plight by creating art. In such efforts, he has collaborated with a lot […]

Showing: Todd James – “Business As Usual” @ Galeria Javier Lopez

Only few weeks after his giant teddy bears took over the stage with Miley Cirus during her controversial performance at the VMAs, it’s “business as usual” for the prolific American artist Todd James who recently opened his 2nd solo show in Spain at Galería Javier López in Madrid, on the 20th of September. It’s actually the phrase Business as Usual that James choose as the title for his show due to his “perception that, despite recent apocalyptic fervor, the status quo maintains its dominance throughout the world”. Along with works […]

Previews: Francesco Igory Deiana – “Free Fall” @ The Popular Workshop

San Francisco based artist, Francesco Igory Deiana, is opening a solo show at The Popular Workshop in San Francisco on the 27th of September. Shortly after finishing installing the window show of RVCA store in Heigh street (covered), Deiana is ready to introduce his latest body of work in the Bay Area. Known for working with different kinds of mediums from ball point pen, spray paint, photography prints to sculpture, and feeling comfortable creating drawings, paintings, collages or installations, newest show The Fall will cover all these bases. […]

Opening: Maya Hayuk – “Head Light” @ Alice Gallery

American artist Maya Hayuk recently opened her new European solo show Head Light at Alice Gallery in Brussels. After painting a four-story parking garage in Cologne Germany for City Leaks as well as having a solo show there (covered), launching her first US solo show at The Hammer Museum in LA (covered), and painting a big psychedelic sexual explosion mural at Esconcesa in Barcelona, she arrived in Brussels where she created even more murals around the city, introduced her brand new body of work, as well as […]

Showing: Yu Jinyoung – “I Am OK” @ Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

Korean artist Yu Jinyoung (interviewed) recently opened her first solo show in Italy at Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan. On Wednesday, September 18th, local art lovers were introduced to the wonderful fragile creations of this talented artist through her new show titled I Am OK. The exhibition features six sculptures from the series A family in disguise, seven works from the new series Wounded, as well as photographs oh the works taken by the artist herself, authentic process studies, and sketches of the exhibited sculptures. Focused on feelings of isolation and insecurity […]

Opening: Ed Templeton – “A Gentle Collison” @ Jerome Zodo Contemporary

The corner of Via Lambro and Via Melzo in Milan was packed with urban art lovers and skateboarders that wanted to meet and greet legendary Ed Templeton on the night of 19th of September. The American skateboarder and artist was there to open his latest solo show A Gentle Collison at  Jerome Zodo Contemporary. While some just wanted to meet the man, others wanted their Toy Machine boards and shirts signed or doodled on, but all of them were here in the first place to enjoy his latest body of work. For […]

Showing: “Three” @ DQE

Ruttkowski;68 and Art Is Just a Four Letter Word opened a group show “Three” in Cologne, Germany, at DQE in Heliosstr. The idea of the show is to show the diversities and similarities between three artists from different geographic backgrounds, with three signature styles, united by a common environment – graffiti. Include are works by German artist Hendrik “ECB” Beirkich, who is known for his large scale portraits and sky scraping murals/canvases, Dutch surrealist Super A that loves combining his painting with 3D work, and finally, a true […]

Previews: Miss Van & Ciro Schu – “Room For Cream” & “Makumbia” @ Soze Gallery & Time to Shine Gallery

Legendary Barcelona-based artist Miss Van and Brazilian artist Ciro Schu have spent most of the summer traveling all over the globe creating both indoor and public art together. Although their styles don’t seem similar at first glance, Miss Van’s dreamy female portraits go very well with Ciro Schu’s abstract imagery and cubist shapes, and there are many murals from Brazil to USA to the UK that prove this point. The blend of their styles will result in side-by-side solo shows opening in Los Angeles on the 21st of September. Miss Van’s […]

Release: Ed Templeton X Case Studyo – “LAMP”

Case Studyo from Belgium just released another beautiful limited edition art object. After working with artists such as Todd James, Parra, Steve Powers, HuskMitNavn, Steven Harrington, etc, their newest release is LAMP that they produced in collaboration with Ed Templeton in a limited edition of only 100 pieces. Perfectly timed with the opening of his solo show A Gentle Collison  at Jerome Zodo Contemporary in Milan, on 19th of September (previewed), this two-faced object is now available for order through Case Studyo. With his signature portrait drawings of women shown on both […]

Previews: Aaron Rose – “Cults” @ Circle Culture, Berlin

Circle Culture Gallery in Berlin is opening Cult, a solo show by American artist Aaron Rose, tonight (September 18th). This exhibition will be the last one in their old space at Gipsstraße 11, after which they will move to a new space at Potsdamerstraße 68 in Berlin. Rose is one of the leading names of the modern urban art movement. For ten years, he was owner/director of the legendary Alleged Gallery in New York, and was co-curator of the museum exhibition Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art & Street Culture from 2006-2009, […]