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Releases: Jeff Soto – Eddie Vedder Screenprint (Providence 2011)

Next Friday, June 22nd, Jeff Soto (interviewed) will be releasing a new five color screenprint on his webstore. Limited to a signed edition of 100 and costing $65, the print celebrates the first night of Pearl Jam lead vocalist Eddie Vedder’s US Tour. This is not the first time Jeff has worked with the American rock band if you remember. Some in-progress shots after the jump…

Showing: “Hall of Fame (Part 3)” @ David Bloch Gallery (Morocco)

Currently showing in Morocco at the David Bloch Gallery is their summer group show, apparently part 3 of their Hall of Fame series. Of interest, among a group of international artists, is the inclusion of some artists we follow like Dave Kinsey, Augustine Kofie, and Remed. The show runs through August, so stop by if you happen to be in Marrakech. Otherwise, take a look at some pics Kinsey sent us after the jump…

Teaser: “Zero To Sixty” @ Corey Helford Gallery

On July 1st, the Corey Helford Gallery will be celebrating their five year anniversary in style. The Culver City showspace will be hosting a group show featuring many of the artists that have exhibited with them in the past including Todd Schorr, Joe Sorren, Gary Baseman, Ray Caesar, Sas & Colin Christian, D*Face, Ron English, Natalia Fabia, Brandi Milne, Kazuki Takamatsu, SHAG, Dave Kinsey, Adam Wallacavage, Greg Simkins, David Stoupakis, Meggs, Nick Walker, Kent Williams, Luke Chueh, Mia, Amy Sol, Stella Im Hultberg and many […]

Teaser: Kelsey Brookes @ Lazarides

After our last update on Kelsey Brookes (featured), it looks like he’s continuing to grow and expand his next body of work.  These paintings are destined for his a London show with Lazarides this coming November along with some new prints and sculptural pieces. And, for those who missed his last show in Germany from last November, take a look a video documenting his adventures there after the jump along with more pics from his studio…

Openings: Geoff McFetridge – “US AS A LOGO” @ V1 Gallery

Last week in Copenhagen, LA-based Geoff McFetridge opened his show US AS A LOGO at the V1 Gallery. The multidisciplinary artist, who seems to have no creative boundaries, has worked with poetry, animation, graphic design, creating title sequences for movies like Virgin Suicides, Adaptation and Where The Wild Things Are as well as the skateboard ramps seen in the Art in the Streets exhibition. If you remember, he was also one of the featured artists for Lance Armstrong’s series of Stages shows (covered). For this […]
Faile Book Launch & Popup Show in NY

Teaser: Faile – “A Decade of Prints & Originals” @ Post No Bills

You may remember in September of last year, Brookyln duo Faile held a pop-op show (covered) on the Lower East Side in New York. It now looks like Los Angeles will also get a taste of what the Patricks have to offer on June 24th with a somewhat similar but more extensive type show held at Post No Bills, a Venice-based print shop. With over a decades worth of archived works on paper, limited edition prints, and hand painted originals, many of which have never […]
Augustine Kofie

Preview: “Assorted Flavor” @ Known Gallery

This Saturday night at the Known Gallery, seven artists get together to present Assorted Flavor. With a diverse lineup of Kevin Ancell, Jason Jagel, Saber, Augustine Kofie, Greg Lamarche, Push, and Patrick Martinez lining the walls of the LA Gallery, this is one show you want to add to your calendar. From the advance look of one of his neon pieces above, Martinez isn’t shy about making his thoughts on the state of hip hop known. More preview images from some of the artists after the […]

Video: VernissageTV @ Art Basel (Switzerland)

As the doors opened yesterday on the largest and most important art fair in the world, Art Basel (Switzerland), the mood was buoyant as it looks like buyers have returned to the fray despite the still sluggish world economies. Nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa are expected to show the wares of more than 2,500 artists. Vernissage TV was on hand to bring you a first look at the opening session in the video above. As an added […]

Streets: Blu (Germany)

After his team effort with compatriot Ericailcane in Fabriano, Italy, the fast moving Blu has moved on to and completed the new mural we told you about in Germany. Wouldn’t we all like to chop off the Medusa head of rising gasoline prices? This wall was painted in Cologne as part of the Cityleaks Urban Art Festival which also includes involvement from Alexandros Vasmoulakis, Claudio Ethos, Faith47, Escif, Herbert Baglione, Roa, Sam3, Lucy McLauchlan and Will Barras among others. A closer look at the head […]

Openings: Ryan McGinness – “SponsorshipREDUX” @ Subliminal Projects

Last Saturday, Ryan McGinness hit up the final leg of his exhibition schedule in LA with a show at Subliminal Projects. SponsorshipREDUX is a remix of his 2003 show, where corporate logos were sized on the gallery walls according to their level of sponsorship for the exhibition.  This time around, the logos (including ours), were deconstructed and the parts used as compositional ingredients in a series of four paintings and two print editions. More photos by Brandon Shigeta after the jump…