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Streets / Teaser: ROA @ INOPERAbLE (Vienna)

Unstoppable Belgium street artist ROA will be hitting up Vienna next with a show on August 26th at INOPERAbLE. He was only recently in Berlin for a solo show in July where he painted up the indoor and outdoor spaces in the city.  No doubt he will be doing the same for Austria with this mural being the first image to be released. Discuss ROA here.
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Preview: Dan McCarthy @ Gallery 1988 – Melrose

After a successful showing there in 2010, Dan McCarthy (interviewed) returns to the Gallery 1988 gallery on Melrose for his second solo exhibition there. Drawing from his New England scenery and the changing seasons, there’s sure to be some beautiful originals and limited editions up for grabs at the opening August 5th, this Friday. Take a look at some preview images after the jump…

Teaser: James Jean – Rebus book launch and signing @ LACMA

On August 28th, the LACMA will be hosting a signing and launch for James Jean’s (featured) newest book Rebus. Not only will James as well as friend Eric Nakamura (Giant Robot) be on hand reflect on their shared history, some of the artist’s treasured sketchbooks will be on display as well. More info and pics after the jump…

Teaser: Revok, Rime, and Roid – “Perseverance” @ Known Gallery

Later this month, Known Gallery will be hosting the first show from Revok since his release from prison and it sounds like the MSK AWR writer will coming back with a vengeance producing one of the largest bodies of work he has ever put together. Not only will there be graf inspired work, but also some of his sublime abstract constructs from found objects that we first saw him throw together in Art Basel Miami last year. Revok will be showing along with his friends […]
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Streets: Shepard Fairey (Copenhagen) Part II

AM contributing photographer Henrik Haven continues his documentation of the Shepard Fairey (featured) street work in Copenhagen with pics of this second wall. The leader of the Obey campaign is in Denmark for his show this weekend at V1 Gallery but has been getting up around town these last several days. This version of “Guns & Roses” took two days and is located at Nygårdsvej, 2100 Østerbro. More pics after the jump…

AM Films: Vhils – “Deconstruction”

Recently, we brought you some photos of street artist Vhils working on a wall outside of the Post No Bills gallery in Venice, California. This particular piece was created in conjunction with the European Bailout Show (covered) that opened last week and really showcases what the Portuguese artist is know for – imprinting his work permanently into the surface of whatever he is working with whatever tools he deems necessary. AM filmmaker Carlos Gonzalez was on hand to capture some of the creative process in the footage […]

Openings: “Eve” @ Subliminal Projects

A couple weeks ago, the gallery that Obey built hosted an group exhibition of nine female artists whose work was collectively entitled Eve. Judy Chicago, Mary Beth Edelson, Kim McCarty, Ayanah Moor, Alex Prager, Lisa Steele, Swoon, Stella Vine and Hannah Wilke are a diverse group of artists stemming from the era of the 1970’s to the present and each brought their unique touch to Subliminal Projects exploring their perceptions of femininity. More photos after the jump from Brandon Shigeta.

Openings: Saner – “Sequestro Express” @ Mid City Arts

Last Friday, Mid City Arts in the heart of Los Angeles hosted an unique exhibition by Mexican artist Saner entitled Sequestro Express. The title of the show is translated to Express Kidnapping, a subject that certainly has significance in certain Central and South American countries as well as Mexico of course. Most of the artwork no doubt will be long gone by the time you read this as it was given away free by the artist. More photos by Birdman after the jump…

Teaser: David Stoupakis – “Walking Within These Shadows” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Master of the dark arts, David Stoupakis, will be returning to the Corey Helford this Saturday night, August 6th, to open his third solo exhibition there. Entitled Walking Within These Shadows, the new body of work will be more personal in nature drawing from his life experiences and featuring a more somber color palette.  Stoupakis will be showing alongside UK-based digital artist Tom Bagshaw. Discuss David Stoupakis here.

FAME Festival ’11: Vhils

Plaster, concrete, paper, wood – where other people see construction materials and tools, the visionary Vhils sees art. After working on a wall outside of the Post No Bills gallery in the States in conjunction with the European Bailout Show (covered), the Lisbon-based street artist traveled to Italy to do his part for the annual Fame Fest. Take a look at some of the other pieces he produced while in town as well as a video of some of the shenanigans that went down.