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Releases: Mark Dean Veca – “20 Years” Book

LA based artist Mark Dean Veca (interviewed) recently released a new book 20 Years Works through Zero+ Publishing. Along with the book release the artist opened a solo show at Western Project on September 7th, presenting a selection of works from the new hardcover book, and the official book launch and signing is scheduled for September 14, at 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the same venue. This deluxe over-sized coffee table book shows the evolution of Veca’s work and style from its beginnings in the 90s to his […]

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

Three years after his first Italian solo show at MAN, the Art Museum in Nuoro (Sardinia), and six months since his last European solo show at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerpen, Belgium, Ed Templeton is back in Europe, opening a solo show at Jerome Zodo Contemporary in Milan, Italy. A Gentle Collision is opening on Sept 19th, and the artist prepared a wide range of works for the show, from photographs, to paintings, silkscreens, drawings and sculptural works. Templeton became popular as a professional skateboarder back in the 90s. Living […]

Showing: Tauba Auerbach @ STANDARD (OSLO)

As previously announced, Tauba Auerbach recently opened a solo show at STANDARD (OSLO). Showing a whole new body of work that includes installation works, sculptural pieces, and canvases, the American artist worked with a wide range of materials from granite, sand, glass, resin, opal, to plywood and woven fabric. Pushing her known concepts to a new level, and introducing new ideas and creations, this is Auerbach’s 3rd show in Norway. We have some photos below of the exhibition that is on view until until September 28th, courtesy of the artist and […]

Showing: Askew One “Entropy” @ Inner State Gallery, Detroit

New Zealand artist Askew is currently showing at the Inner State Gallery in Detroit. For Entropy, the artist created a new coherent body of work using splatters, expressive strokes, and bright colors on a black background. Over 80 paintings of different sizes were created with acrylic and spray paint on plexi glass or glass. The images are mostly portraits and abstract explosion looking pieces done a technique that is strongly influenced by his graffiti background. Due to his signature style, his portraits are much more dynamic & […]

Previews: Ludo – “Destructionis Hostis Vespa” @ White Walls

Ludo (interviewed) is opening a solo show at White Walls in San Francisco on September 14. The title of the show is Destructionis Hostis Vespa, which is a name of the creature around which the entire show is centered. He also created a sculpture of this mechasect cross between a combat airplane and a wasp, which will be displayed in the middle of the room. Made with resin and spray paint in an edition of 3 and measuring 8.5″ x 2″ x 4.5″, this is the French artist’s first sculptural […]

Preview: Tauba Auerbach @ STANDARD (OSLO)

American artist Tauba Auerbach is opening a solo show on Friday, August 30 at STANDARD (OSLO), Norway. After recently exhibiting in Brussel, Malmö, and Bergen, the artist is showing in Europe again. This is her third solo exhibition at STANDARD (OSLO) as a part of their ongoing program of cultural exchange between Norwegian and international artists. The new body of work includes new sculptures and paintings in which the artist is experimenting and playing with patterns, textures and dimensions, constantly testing and pushing the limitations of […]

Studio Visit: Finok

Brazilian artist Finok aka Raphael Sagarra recently let us have a peek inside his home & studio in Sao Paulo, to have a look at some new paintings he’s been working on recently. The young artist got introduced to the art world on the streets of his city back in 2002 when he noticed some kids painting graffiti in the street. He was intrigued by this creative illegal activity and quickly got into the “graffiti game” himself. A few years later he became part of the infamous Vlok […]

Preview: Dave Kinsey – “Casa Grande” @ The Trace

We recently got a peek at the new body of work that Dave Kinsey has been working on for his upcoming solo show at The Trace Gallery in Zurich, Switzerland. After working with Absolut Vodka on their limited bottle design, having his art reproduced on the Californian Kenwood Vineyard label, and being named as one of the 100 most influential artists by Complex magazine, Kinsey is focused on his 2 shows for the year. This one, and a special pop-up solo show at FFDG in San Francisco on […]

Showing: Dabs Myla – “San Francisco is for Lovers” @ White Walls

Australian artist duo Dabs Myla, opened their latest solo show on the 17th of August at White Walls Gallery in SF (previewed). With the concept being more of “an intimate installation” than just a show, the artists turned part of a gallery into an immersive experience. Strict about the color palette they were using – all shades of pink are red dominated the space, with sexy imagery painted on every surface – making the entire space has a feel of a Japanese love hotel room. With paintings displayed on top […]

Showing: Lister – “The Beautiful Misery” @ Olsen Irwin Gallery

Australian artist Anthony Lister is currently having a big solo at Olsen Irwin Gallery in Woollahra, Sydney, until August 25. After showing his work all over the globe, painting in different motifs, working in various medias and sizes, Lister’s exhibition in his home county combines all those elements and brings to his fans one of the strongest bodies of work we’ve seen from him. With bigger scale works being displayed along with painted frames on the walls of the space, smaller pieces being presented in a form […]