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Upcoming: Steven Harrington – “Wavy Days” @ Colette

Starting on August 31st, colette in Paris will have a selection of recent paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture from Steven Harrington on display. Entitled Wavy Days, the new exhibition take place in the upstairs gallery, downstairs entrance wall, and stairwell with a onsite mural planned as well. He further states – “It seems that all my life I’ve dealt with anxiety. Like many folks nowadays, I’m no stranger to feelings of worry, stress, apprehension, and even fear. Sometimes the feelings are constant and then sometimes I can […]
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Upcoming: Daniel Arsham – “Fictional Archeology” @ Galerie Perrotin (Hong Kong)

After installing a whimsical new installation in Washington DC with his Snarkitechture firm, Daniel Arsham has turned his attention to a more solo pursuit. Fictional Archeology sees the New York-based artist bring his signature technique of creating everyday objects as how they would appear if found by archeologists in the future to the Hong Kong branch of Galerie Perrotin on September 11th. Discuss Daniel Arsham here.
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Upcoming: Shepard Fairey – “On Our Hands” @ Jacob Lewis Gallery

On September 19th, On Our Hands at Jacob Lewis Gallery will be Shepard Fairey’s (featured) first solo in New York since 2010. Along with new originals for this showing, a concurrent exhibition at Pace Prints one floor below will feature the American artist’s newest print editions. Also, a limited number of copies of Shep’s new monograph Covert to Overt, published by Rizzoli will be available at the opening ahead of its release. The Los Angeles-based artist further states – “I am incredibly honored to show at Jacob Lewis Gallery. I have […]
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Streets: Ericailcane (Italy)

Last week for the BREGHEDEBRE event in Sassari, Italy, Ericailcane was invited in to paint the facade of the facade of the former Hotel Turritania. After this was completed, artists Andrea D’Ascanio, Andrea Casciu, Kiki Skipi, Elisa Desortes, Bastardilla joined the Italian mural painter in holding a live printmaking session for their fans. Take a look at other views of this massive turtle piece created in his signature illustrative style. Via StreetArtNews. Discuss Ericailcane here.
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Upcoming: Takashi Murakami – “The 500 Arhats” @ Mori Art Museum

Coming up on October 31st, Takashi Murakami will be unveiling his first solo exhibition in Japan in over 14 years. The title The 500 Arhats at the Mori Art Museum references the piece that will be the showstopper, a 100-meter-long painting which was created as a thank you to the nation of Qatar, one of the first to offer assistance after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011 in Japan. Along with this massive piece, the Japanese originator of the Superflat movement will be preparing other paintings and sculptural works. […]
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James Jean x Momofuku Commission

After painting a mural last month for POW! WOW! Long Beach (covered), James Jean (interviewed) has started work on a new project. Utilizing large panels, the gifted painter looks to be prepping a large installation for friend and chef David Chang’s Momofuku restaurant group. The name can be loosely translated to “lucky peach” which explains why Jean used the peach as his focus for the commissioned works. We’ll be looking forward to updating you on the completed project soon… Photo credit: Brandon Shigeta. Discuss James Jean here.
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Upcoming: “FAILE: Wishing on You” @ Times Square (New York)

Times Square Arts, the people behind the current Os Gemeos animation as part of their Midnight Moment series (covered), will be bringing the locally-based Faile (featured) into the mix starting tomorrow, August 17th. FAILE: Wishing on You will take the prayer wheel installations of the Brooklyn-based duo to a whole new level with a massive re-imagining slated to be revealed at the Broadway plaza between 42nd and 43rd Streets. The two further state – “Although our art is inspired by so many global influences, its roots – its DNA really – are […]
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Releases: Josh Keyes – “A Whole New World” Print

On August 25th, Josh Keyes (interviewed) will be making new print available through the Antler Gallery website at 11 am PDT and cost $275. The signed and numbered edition is slated for a run of 200 with the measurements at a paper size of 18″x34″ and image size of 15.5″x30.5″. A percentage from the sale of each print will be donated to Big Cats Initiative. A Whole New World features a good mix some signature elements from Portland-based artist’s imagery including creatures from the wild, defaced recognizable statues and monuments representing the […]
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Recap: WALL\THERAPY 2015

After sharing with you a look at Andreas Englund’s amazing new mural for this year’s WALL\THERAPY festival in Rochester, New York, we now have a summary of the event for you. Seen above is a wall painted by NEVERCREW at 14 Capron Street (photo by Jason Wilder). You can see some more selected pieces below, but head over here for the full recap if you are interested.        
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Previews: Tim Biskup – “Space Madness” @ Kong Art Space

For his first time in Hong Kong, Tim Biskup (featured) will be opening a show on August 27th at the Kong Art Space entitled Space Madness. The title of the exhibition references one of the Los Angeles-based artist’s first influences for his cartoon-like imagery – Ren & Stimpy, an animated TV show. Another inspiration of his, the work of  Roberto Matta, was also listed as a touchpoint for the new vibrant and colorful pieces. Discuss Tim Biskup here.