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Releases: D*Face – “Beethoven Bust”

D*Face (interviewed) has been working on a new vinyl toy recently that takes the face of Beethoven and remixes it with his distinctive imagery. The subverted image of the famous musician and composer features the British artist’s famous wings and will retail for about $400 come June through the Japanese toy company Medicom. Take a look at a few more images below… Via Fatkids. Discuss D*Face here.
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POW! WOW! Hawaii ’16 / Streets: Recap (Part 2)

After a first look at some of the murals for this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii, here is a recap of most of the remaining public works created for 2016. A crew of international and local artists, mostly through the course of a week, left their mark in and around the Kaka’ako district in Oahu with their distinctive imagery. Take a look at the wall painted by Slick, Ckaweeks, and Mung Monster above as well as the rest of the pieces that were painted in the photos below… […]
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Upcoming: Herakut – “Masters Of Wrong” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Looking forward to next month, German duo Herakut are opening a solo show at Corey Helford Gallery entitled Masters Of Wrong. Combining beautifully the raw and abstract forms of Hera (interviewed) with the photorealistic spray paint skills from Akut, the new work of course mirrors their thought-provoking imagery from the streets. Take a look at some more cropped teasers below and add the March 26th opening to your calendar. Discuss Herakut here.
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Previews: “Below The Surface” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This Saturday (February 20th) along with a showing from Eric Joyner, the Corey Helford Gallery in downtown LA will be opening a group show entitled Below The Surface. Curated by CHG Special Projects Curator, Caro, the exhibition includes artists Adam Miller (seen above), Adrian Cox, Benjamin Garcia, Beth Cavener, Carlo Cane, Chloe Early, Hannah Yata, Hikari Shimoda, Hirabayashi Takahiro, Kate Zambrano, Katherine Melancon, Lauren Marx, Lu Cong, Luke Chueh, Mario Soria, Mikael Takacs, Nathan James, Natalie Shau, Naoto Hattori, Nicole Bruckman, R. Leveille, Redd Walitzki, Sarah […]
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Upcoming: Ron English – “Sugar High” @ Dorothy Circus Gallery

On February 20th, Dorothy Circus Gallery will be opening a new show from Ron English (featured) entitled Sugar High. For this solo in Rome, the self-styled master of Popoganda will be presenting a new body of work dedicated to the theme of food and health, taking satirical aim at American entities like the fast food industry and unhealthy cereals. Take a look at a couple more preview images below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Ron English here.
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Previews / Setup: Swoon & Monica Canilao – “Witch-Wife” @ Chandran Gallery

On February 19th, Chandran Gallery in San Francisco will be presenting Witch-Wife, a two person show from Swoon (interviewed)  and long time collaborator Monica Canilao. The title of the show refers to a woman who practices witchcraft as well as is a nod to the longstanding artistic relationship between the duo. The two-level space will be transformed into an immersive installation featuring the assemblages of found objects from the Oakland-based Canilao and the wheat paste portraits from the Brooklyn-based Swoon with inspiration for the new work taken from dreams that were […]
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Upcoming: Tiffany Bozic – “The Animal In Us” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Along with putting in time promoting Apple’s new iPencil and iPad Pro, Tiffany Bozic has also been hard at work on her next exhibition. The Animal In Us opens on March 17 at Joshua Liner Gallery, marking the San Francisco-based painter’s fourth solo with the New York showspace. The new body of work will once again explore the intricacies of nature and the cycle of life that exists with the imagery at times straying into the surreal, all rendered in beautiful detail and color. Bozic further explains – “In […]
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POW! WOW! Hawaii ’16 / Streets: Recap (Part 1)

With this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii winding down over the weekend, it’s now time to take look at some of the finished murals for the annual event. Along with collaborations like the one seen above (Andrew Hem & Ekundayo), there were also artists that unveiled their imagery alone on the streets of Kaka’ako in Oahu. Take a look at part one of our coverage below and head back here later on in the week to see some of the other public works created for street art fans […]
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Previews: “A Material Legacy” @ Nasher Museum of Art

Tomorrow (February 18th) in Durham, North Carolina, the Nasher Museum of Art will be opening A Material Legacy, a group exhibition featuring selections from the collection of Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger. The daughter and son-in-law of the original benefactors of the museum located in Duke University will be putting on display art almost exclusively made in the last 10 years including the work of David Altmejd, Huma Bhabha, Anthony Caro, Tony Cragg, Edmund de Waal, Mark di Suvero, Teresita Fernández, Liam Gillick, Wayne Gonzales, Katharina Grosse, […]
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Previews: Ryan McGinley – “The Four Seasons” @ GAMeC

Following up on his recent Fall show in Los Angeles and Winter show in New York, Ryan McGinley will be opening a more comprehensive exhibition tomorrow (February 18th) in Italy. Hosted by the Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo (GAMeC) in Lombardy, The Four Seasons will be the first solo by the American artist at an Italian institution and the first one that the museum has devoted to a young photographer on the international scene. Comprising of over forty medium and large format works, the selected photographs are divided […]