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Upcoming: Bumblebeelovesyou – “Bee Yourself” Popup Show

On January 23rd (6 – 9 pm), Bumblebeelovesyou will be holding a popup show in Los Angeles entitled Bee Yourself in Los Angeles (4621 West Washington Blvd).  This will be the first solo show from the LA-based street artist and will continue the socially and environmentally conscious direction often seen in his work. Of course, there will be plenty of riffs on his namesake seen in his imagery. The exhibition runs until January 26 with regular hours of 12 – 8 pm. Discuss Bumblebeelovesyou here.
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Josh Keyes – “The Old Ones” / “Far Side of the World” Online Show

Earlier this week, Josh Keyes (interviewed) released images to the first installment of his Far Side of the World online show. The Old Ones sees the Portland-based artist explore the origins of the animals and creatures that inhabit his paintings, some larger than life. Continuing to explore a new style that takes his imagery clear to the edges, Keyes has put aside for now the organic cubism and isolated constructs that has been his calling card over the years. Take a look at the rest of the paintings below… Discuss […]
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Previews: POW! WOW! (2014)

After sharing with you a video recap from last year’s POW! WOW! in Hawaii (covered), it’s time to tell you more about this year’s event as it is fast approaching. It seems every year, this gathering of creative gets bigger and better with 2014 being no different. Visiting artists include 123Klan, Aaron De La Cruz, Apex, Andrew Schoultz, Bask, Brendan Monroe, Cope2, Cyrcle, Dabs Myla, Dave Kinsey, Defer, Gage Hamilton, Gaia, Glenn Barr, Hanasaurusrex, Hannah Stouffer, Indie 184, INSA, Inti, Jeff Hamada, Jessie Unterhalter, Katey Truhn, Know Hope, […]
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Upcoming: Os Gemeos @ Galeria Fortes Vilaça

Fans of Os Gemeos have to go all the way back to the end of 2012 to remember a solo show from the duo – held at the ICA Boston (covered). It looks like their patience is about to pay off as the twins are already working on and look to be opening a new solo show this summer in their home base of Sao Paulo at Galeria Fortes Vilaça. Coinciding with the World Cup, everyone now has one more reason to head to Brazil in June. Discuss Os […]
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Previews / Setup: Ernest Zacharevic – “Art Is Rubbish Is Art” (Malaysia)

Yesterday, we brought you a look at some new murals Ernest Zacharevic has been working on leading up to the opening of his show in Malaysia. Entitled Art Is Rubbish Is Art, the exhibition held at the Hin Company Bus Depot, a now disused building along Brick Kiln Road, in George Town, Penang will feature his whimsical and clever imagery that up to now has only been seen on the streets. Take a look at some of the setup and prep work in the photos below and plan to […]
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Upcoming: D*Face Show & Book Release @ Stephen Webster (Beverly Hills)

On February 5th (5-8pm), Stephen Webster’s Beverly Hills flagship boutique and gallery will be hosting a new show from D*Face (interviewed) as well as a book signing. For the US launch of The Art of D*Face: One Man and His Dog, the UK-based street artist will be releasing the standard edition of the monograph as well as a limited edition box set (edition of 50) which will include a six color screen print. The internationally acclaimed British jewelry designer Webster has also designed a limited edition dog tag pendant (more on […]
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Openings: Bill McRight – “Willing To Lose” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Last week, Bill McRight (interviewed) opened up a show alongside Alex Lukas (interviewed) and his post-apocalyptal imagery at the Breeze Block Gallery in Portland. Entitled Willing To Lose, the new body of work from McRight consisted of his signature home-made shanks and other weaponry as well as some skull-based engraved mirrors. These works were displayed along with some urban installation elements that complemented the pieces nicely. Take a look at more photos below… Photos courtesy of the gallery. Discuss this show here. Discuss Bill McRight here.
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Streets: Ernest Zacharevic (Malaysia) – Part I

Currently, street muralist Ernest Zacharevic is in Malaysia prepping for his show, Art Is Rubbish Is Art, opening later this week (January 17th) at the Hin Company Bus Depot, a now disused building along Brick Kiln Road, in George Town, Penang. Along with original works, he has of course has been hard at work painting walls inside and around the complex in his whimsical style that often incorporates three dimensional elements. Take a look at these initial progress shots and stay locked to AM as we will be bringing you […]
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Showing: Johnson Tang – “Living Clay” @ Yingge Ceramics Museum

Currently on view through January 19th in Taiwan is an exhibition featuring the surreal sculptures of Johnson Tsang. Entitled Living Clay, the exhibition sees the Hong Kong-based ceramic artist present a full repertoire of works at the Yingge Ceramics Museum including his whimsical takes on functional objects with characters in fluid play with the forms. Along with these fun pieces, Tsang also tackles social political issues like war, violence, and the influence of media in our children. Take a look at more photos below… Via Colassal.
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Openings: Alex Lukas – “Prints & Photographs; Copies & Concrete” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Last week, Alex Lukas opened his solo show in Portland at the Breeze Block Gallery entitled Prints & Photographs; Copies & Concrete. To see the Chicago-based artist’s work in person is to see someone take printmaking to the next level in terms of incorporating the practice into art making. To learn more, take time to read an interview we conducted with Lukas leading up to the show. Then, check out the post-apocalyptic imagery created for this new show in the photos below featuring submerged cities, urban landscapes ablaze, and abandoned structures […]