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Preview: “My Turn” @ Carmichael Gallery

This Saturday night (March 17) in Culver City, the Carmichael Gallery will be hosting a group exhibition entitled My Turn. The show is the first curatorial project from Los Angeles-based artist Bumblebee and features some of the young up-and-coming talent in the street and urban art movement including Hyuro, Interesni Kazki, Jaz, Klone, LinelineDot, Moneyless, Penny, Stinkfish, and Zeus. Take a look at more preview images after the jump…

Openings: Antony Micallef – “A Little Piece of Me” @ The Outsiders

Last week, Antony Micallef’s (interviewed) show featuring his ongoing Head series opened at The Outsiders in London. The gifted painter put ten examples of his abstract gestural works on display and collectively named the exhibition A Little Piece of Me, an apt term seeing as these works are somewhat self-portraits and an integral part of his work process even when creating his larger works. Take a look at more photos after the jump by Myriam JC Preston…

Videos: The Simpsons – “Exit Through The Kwik-E-Mart”

If you missed the Exit Through The Kwik-E-Mart on The Simpsons that aired earlier this month, you can now watch the entire episode on Hulu. Episode 15 of the 23rd season features Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf, and Robbie Conal as they give Bart some tongue-in-cheek career advice on being a street artist.

Ryan McGinley x Sienna Miller for Vogue UK

With his aesthetic continuing to gain traction in the world of fashion, this newest project from Ryan McGinley was commissioned by Vogue UK. Shooting model Sienna Miller for the magazine’s April issue, the New York-based photographer utilized some of his signature looks such as the play of motion & focus, nude portraiture with birds, and explosive techniques. The resulting work shows the effervescent beauty captured perfectly with his lens for a fresh and vivid set of pics. Pick up the issue to take a look for […]

Studio Visit / Preview: Armsrock – “Stedfortrædere” @ MOHS Exhibit

After a showing in Århus in February, Armsrock (interviewed) continues the tour of his native country with an exhibition in Copenhagen at MOHS Exhibit. Entitled Stedfortrædere (translated to Delegates), the joint show in Denmark opening on March 16th will also feature the work of Sif Itona Westerberg. AM recently stopped by the painter’s studio to get a look at the new body of work. Photo credit: Henrik Haven for Arrested Motion. Discuss Armsrock here.

Openings: “Rammellzee: The Equation” @ Suzanne Geiss Company

Last week, the Suzanne Geiss Company in New York presented their inaugural exhibition RAMMELLZEE: THE EQUATION. The late graffiti and performance artist’s work was heavily based on his various theories, especially his vision of battle between letters and their symbolic warfare against any standardizations enforced by the rules of the alphabet. Coming from this world he created and featured in this exhibition are the Letter Racers, spacecraft like sculptures created from found objects which represented the letters A to Z and hung stunningly from the […]

Teaser: Joe Sorren – “When The Rain Comes” @ La Luz de Jesus

The good shows keep on coming. Scheduled for April 6th, La Luz de Jesus in Los Angeles will be hosting When The Rain Comes, a new exhibition from the great Joe Sorren (featured). In his first solo since showing in Italy last September, the new body of work is to be a story about darkness and light. The Flagstaff-based artists says – “Sometimes, when things are darker in life, you can find yourself in front of doors you didn’t know where there before. This is a […]

Video: 2012 Scotch Off the Roll Tape Sculpture Contest

After Mark Jenkins (interviewed) opens his show in Rome and wraps up his street interventions there, he will be needed to help judge the Scotch Off the Roll Tape Sculpture Contest for 2012 just like he did in 2010. Take a look at the video above for some inspiration and get your entry in by March 24th to have a chance at the $5,000 cash prize. Check out all the official rules here. Via Animal NY. Discuss Mark Jenkins here.

Openings: “Is This Thing On? 2” @ Gallery 1988 – Melrose

Last week, the Gallery 1988 in Melrose hosted the second rendition of Is This Thing On?, a group show featuring artwork that pays tribute to famous comedians and their craft. Hosted by Weird Al Yankovic, the showspace was packed with fans of comedy and art who wanted to see their favorite standups like Louis C.K., Dave Chappelle, Eddie Murphy, and more get their due. Check out all the pieces here and also take a look at more photos by Richard Brooks from the opening after the […]

Update: Faith47 & DAL

South Africa-based artists and newlyweds Faith47 and DAL recently sent over some images of their studio space as well as some things they have been working on. Besides their constant presence on the streets with their murals, they are also scheduled to make an appearance at Carbon next month and have a joint show in Melbourne at the Rtist Gallery in April. Take a look at more photos after the jump…