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Preview: Copro Gallery 20th Year Anniversary Show

Tonight in Santa Monica, the Copro Gallery with be celebrating their 20 year anniversary with a group exhibition. The long list of artists who will be participating includes Mark Ryden, Robert WIlliams, Big Daddy Roth, Liz Mcgrath, Shag, Sandow Birk, Brian Viveros, Andy Kehoe, Esao Andrews, Chris Mars, Adam Miller, Alexandra Manukyan, Ana Bagayan, Annie Owens, Ausgang, becca, Cathie Bleck, Chet Zar, Chloe Trujillo, Brian Smith, Chris Peters, Chrystal Chan (seen above), Clare Toms, Clark, Craig Larotonda, Dan Quintana, Dave MacDowell, David Molesky, Eric Fortune, Erik […]
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Streets: Nychos & DXTR (Copenhagen)

If you remember, last year we brought you a look at some of the public works painted for the Galore Festival in Copenhagen. Times flies as the 2013 version is already upon us. First up is a collaborative effort from Nychos & DXTR where they melded their styles together for this mural. Check out more action shots and a closer look at the details in the photoset below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Nychos here.
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Showing: “Apparatus” @ M+B

Showing through the end of the month at M+B in Los Angeles is the Tim Barber curated Apparatus group exhibition. The New York – based photographer brought together an eclectic mix of artworks which all depict the human form in some way. The title of the show can be used to describe the human body and was interpreted by artists including Daniel Arnold, Asger Carlsen, Shayne Ehman, Jeanette Hayes, Jerry Hsu, Sandy Kim, Andrew Kuo, Ryan McGinley,Santiago Mostyn, Jason Nocito, Brad Phillips, Brea Souders, Kate Steciw, Deanna Templeton, Ed Templeton, and Aurel Schmidt - who filled one wall of the space […]
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Releases: Alex Lukas – “RTMA” Zine

Fans of Alex Lukas may want to pick up this new zine he released entitled RTMA. Chock full of recent works, photos that may have inspired his work, shots of gallery installations (like his recent show in San Francisco) and more, the 72 page booklet will get you up to date on the Philadelphia-based artist. The size is 8.5″ x 7.25″ and consists of screen print, color and B&W photocopy, diazotype and offset pages with an offset cover. Priced at $50, this release will come in an […]
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Openings: Sean Mahan – “Invisible Threads” @ Thinkspace

Last Saturday, painter Sean Mahan presented new work collectively entitled Invisible Threads in the project room of the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles. The new series of graphite and acrylic on wood pieces mainly depict portraits of children and their sewing machines, which each evoke a nostalgic feel to them. Take a look at the rest of the show below and stop by for a look yourself before the close date of August 31st. Discuss this show here.
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Showing: Kenny Scharf – “Pop Renaissance” @ Honor Fraser

We recently stopped by Honor Fraser in Los Angeles to take in the current showing from Kenny Scharf (interviewed) entitled Pop Renaissance. Split into separate rooms, the two body of works exhibited are well demarcated by both content and space. One room features some newer works inspired by Scharf’s love for the Flintstones while the other section hosted work from when he covered the ceiling of the Palazzo Communale in Italy over a decade ago (the silkscreened canvases were then painted over with his iconic characters at […]
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Showing: Titi Freak – “In A Dream” @ Black Book Gallery

Earlier this month, the Black Book Gallery in Denver opened In A Dream, a new solo from Titi Freak. Sending over works from Brazil, the artist known for his street art made his heritage and his two years apprenticing in Japan count by letting their influence shine through. The new body of work is centered around a large 10 panel wood piece featuring a koi fish, and supported by loose portraits as well as a wall of leaves. Take a look at more photos from the exhibition below… Photos via […]
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Daido Moriyama @ PRISM (Los Angeles)

Over the weekend, AM had the opportunity to check out the Daido Moriyama exhibition that just closed at PRISM in Los Angeles. The collection of photographs from the renowned Japanese photographer are examples of his typical black and white images that have been lauded as being influential in how the world viewed the cultural transition of life in Japan after World War II. Take a look at more snaps below… Discuss Daido Moriyama here.
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Jeff Soto – “Stormcloudz” Launch

On recent visits to Jeff Soto’s (interviewed) studio in Riverside, California, we have been catching glimpses of the apparel project he was working on. We are happy to announce that the official launch for Stormcloudz has finally happened and for those interested, you can now purchase items online. Soto explains – “A storm cloud can be one of the most beautiful, powerful and sometimes dangerous forces of nature. I think the same can be said of art. It can be beautiful and at the same time it has […]
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Scott Campbell & Wife Pose For New York Magazine Article

After finishing a unique and daring project as inspiration for the paintings in his solo in Los Angeles several months ago (covered), Scott Campbell has worked on something closer to home. On the cover of the latest issue of New York Magazine is his wife Lake Bell covered in his art and profiled in an article along with the tattoo artist. For now, Lake won’t be joining Scott with permanent body art as this piece was temporary, although technically she does have a small pea-sized tattoo. […]