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Teaser: Adam Wallacavage @ Choque Cultural (Brazil)

So, it looks like Adam Wallacavage is hard at work setting up for his show in Sao Paulo, Brazil at Choque Cultural. Here you can see the gallery from the back with one of his signature octopi chandeliers ready to go. Make sure you check out a studio visit and interview that our friends at Hi-Fructose conducted with the Philadelphia-based artist to catch more glimpses of the fantastic sculptural pieces he has in store for this show. Discuss Adam Wallacavage here.

Streets: INSA (SF)

London-based artist INSA recently recently paid San Francisco a visit and threw up a mural featuring his signature imagery. The man with a love for heels is in town getting ready for his show More at Fifty24SF, which is slated to open on February 3rd. Hit up the corner of Scott and Oak if you are in the Bay Area and check this out in person. More photos after the jump…
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LA Art Show: Murals from Andrew Hem, Chor Boogie, and Shark Toof

For several days while the Los Angeles Art Show was in town, Andrew Hem’s (interviewed), Chor Boogie, and Shark Toof were hard at work working on some large mural pieces. Interested attendees were treated to some extended live painting as each artist worked on some signature imagery for their enjoyment. Mr. Shark Toof and Chor Boogie have been especially busy as they also did work for the Patron After Party if your remember (covered). More photos courtesy of Brandon Shigeta after the jump…

Streets: Slinkachu – “The Last Resort”

Miniature photographer Slinkachu recently posted up a new street installation on his blog entitled The Last Resort. This piece is the first of many in a new body of work he is preparing for his solo Concrete Ocean at Andipa Gallery coming up in March. This will be his second show at the London gallery and if his last show there was any indication, fans will be treated to an intriguing mixture of new images and installations. More views of this piece after the jump…

Preview: “In The Nursery” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This Saturday night, January 29th, Corey Helford Gallery will be hosting the “In The Nursery” group exhibition featuring reinterpretation of classic American nursery art. The artists involved are hail from diverse genre’s of art including Aiko, Tom Bagshaw, Scott G. Brooks, Ray Caesar, Sas & Colin Christian, Eine, Hush, Brandi Milne, Mike Stilkey, Nick Walker, Martin Wittfooth and more. Take a look at some more preview images after the jump…
Photo via Gagosian website. © Damien Hirst and Hirst Holdings Ltd, DACS 2011

Showing: Damien Hirst – “Forgotten Promises” @ Gagosian (Hong Kong)

After bringing you a glimpse (when Murakami visited) of the inaugural show at the Gagosian in Hong Kong, the gallery has sent us a more detailed look at the installation of the show and views of the spacious interior. Forgotten Promises includes some favorites and some newer works from Damien Hirst such as stunning photorealistic oil paintings of butterflies, diamond cabinets, the much talked about diamond encrusted baby skull, and much more. Take a look at more images after the jump…

Openings: Mark Mothersbaugh & Shepard Fairey – “The Big Picture” @ Subliminal Projects

Last Saturday night, “The Big Picture” opened at Subliminal Projects featuring the work of DEVO frontman Mark Mothersbaugh and Shepard Fairey’s (featured). The show is a joint project between two artists who are deeply involved with philanthropy with both recently named Art of Elysium Visionaries. More photos after the jump courtesy of Brandon Shigeta.

VIP Art Fair

An art fair based on an interesting premise opened this weekend – the VIP Art Fair. As online sales have increased when compared to in-person sales at most galleries, it was only natural that a virtual art fair be the next “big idea”. What is surprising though are the heavyhitters that are backing it. Look at some of these founding galleries – David Zwirner, Gagosian, White Cube, and exhibiting galleries – Blum & Poe, Paul Kasmin, Gladstone, Emmanuel Perrotin, Perry Rubenstein. It seems collectors were […]
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Preview: “Conjoined in 3D” @ Copro Gallery

Opening tonight, January 22nd, at the Copro Gallery is a sculptural group show, entitled Conjoined, conceived in the twisted artistic mind of Chet Zar. With this curatorial turn, he takes an opportunity to bring to the gallery some of the sculptural skills he is known for in the motion-picture industry as well as inviting a bunch of his friends and artists to participate in this three-dimensional homage to the dark visual arts. Also of note, besides the 4 ‘ masterpiece he is contributing to the […]

Streets: Dain (New York)

We’ve showed you some of Dain’s gallery work in the past (New York ’09, Paris ’10), but not much of his street work. It looks like what may be new pieces have popped up recently in Brooklyn and luckily for us, the Brooklynite Gallery was around to document it. More after the jump…