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Rewind: July 2 – July 8

This week’s featured video (via TWBE) for Rewind is an interview with Alex Prager by Fourth & Main. The insightful interview covers many topics including her musings on life, her beginnings in photography, growing up in LA, the influence of post-production on her final pictures, the cinematic quality of her work, and much more. A short video happy together put together by Escif (via Upper Playground). Smash 137 for Volta8 (via Graffart). New video from Vernissage TV – Alexander Calder: The New Calder Gallery at Fondation […]

Openings: Remi Rough – “How To Use Colour & Manipulate People” @ Unit 44

Post-graffiti visionary and Agents of Change member Remi Rough (featured) recently opened a show How To Use Colour & Manipulate People at Unit 44. The UK-based artist was last seen at the London showspace last year when he created work for a show with Stormie Mills, but this time it was a solo affair. Along with his street inspired abstract pieces, he also created some sculptural work in a new direction as well an installation. Take a look at the photo set below. Photos via the gallery and Alan […]

Preview: Andy Kehoe – “Into The Depths” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Tomorrow night (July 7th) sees Andy Kehoe returning to Thinkspace Gallery for another solo show, but he has brought a new body of work that explores a new medium and technique with him this time. Utilizing resin to create a more layered and three-dimensional look, the early images look amazing and AM can’t wait to see these in person. The same whimsical characters, autumnal imagery, imaginative backgrounds, and palette are still present but they now seem to have more depth and come alive with the new look. Stop by […]

Openings: ABOVE – “JET SET” @ Metro Gallery

ABOVE (interviewed) recently opened his solo show at the Metro Gallery entitled JET SET, appropriately named as evidenced by the Bay Area-based street artist’s globetrotting ways. The new body of work featured his signature arrows, refreshed with travel books and what look to be tourist photos. Also rounding out the exhibition was a London telephone booth installation, airline stewardesses dressed in retro 1950s “pan am” attire handing out boarding passes to showgoers, and two professional Argentinian tango dancers. For those interested in checking it out in person, the […]

Streets: Sat One – “Prisoners of the Sea” (Bulgaria)

The Munich-based Sat One recently travelled to Varna, Bulgaria to work on a multi-sided mural entitled Prisoners of the Sea. The street artist was invited by BALCANS-Magazine to wrap a tower on the top of a building which he opted to paint a selection of ships sailing and sinking through the ocean imagery. Fans in Barcelona can now see his work in the group show Homage to Moebius at Montana Gallery. Via Graffuturism.

Preview: Dan McCarthy – “Dear Science” @ Gallery 1988 (Venice)

Returning to the gallery that previously hosted two of his solos (see 2010 and 2011), Dan McCarthy (interviewed) will be filling the walls of Gallery 1988 with a new body of work, this time at their Venice location. Entitled Dear Science and opening on July 7th, the showing will include both originals and the limited editions he is known for. As usual, the New England-based artist will be referencing the natural world surrounding the region with beautiful plays on differing lighting (and it also looks like he has added some graphical […]

Preview: Colin Christian & RISK @ Corey Helford

This Saturday night July 7th, the Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting the sexy sci-fi inspired sculptures from Colin Christian and the street-inspired work of RISK with both showings the first solos with the Culver City space. The twelve new pieces from Christian are collectively entitled Hello, Pretty Pretty and see the Tampa-base sculptor reference a wide range of influences including fashion, 60s pop art, and 70s interior design. RISK, one MSK’s highest profile artists, will be bringing a diverse selection of “organized chaos” entitled Old Habits Die Hard that […]

Releases: Ai Weiwei – “Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012”

For those Ai Weiwei fans out there who would love to add something from the Chinese artist to their collection, here might be an affordable opportunity. The Serpentine Gallery has released a silkscreen print (signed and numbered) from AWW which will be limited to 200, sized at 84 x 84 cm, and cost £300 (excl. VAT). The print features nine patterns, each demonstrating a different design aspect of the 12th Serpentine Galley Pavilion that was created as a collaboration between Ai and Herzog & de Meuron. For those interested, you can […]

Preview: Luke Chueh – “Bearing the Unbearable” Signing @ Spoke Art

Tomorrow night (July 5th) in San Francisco, Luke Chueh (interviewed) will be continuing his Bearing the Unbearable book signing tour (see Los Angeles). Also, of interest to Bay Area fans will be the release of new prints from his popular sushi series of paintings, with the originals created for a 2009 showing in LA. The 11″ x 14″ giclees (edition of 100) will cost $140 for the set (or $80 each). Also on display will be some of the LA-based painter’s sketches. Luke will be showing alongside the […]

Preview: Kamea Hadar – “White Dreams” @ Loft In Space

Coming up on July 20th, the Loft In Space gallery in Hawaii will be presenting a solo White Dreams from painter Kamea Hadar. If you have had the opportunity to attend the annual POW WOW art festival (covered) in Oahu you will have for sure met Kamea as he is one of the lead directors of the event. In the photo above, you can see him working on a new group of paintings which deal with deal with his Jewish roots, the Holocaust and the complex mix of race, […]