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Upcoming: Interesni Kazki – “Sacred Gravitation” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Set to share the 529 West 20th Street location of Jonathan LeVine Gallery with Dalek starting January 9th, Interesni Kazki (interviewed) has been diligently preparing a new body of work for their fans in New York. Sacred Gravitation will be the Ukranian duo’s first exhibition with the gallery and features paintings, steeped in mysticism and influenced by their love for Dali and Moebius, that mirror the imaginative and surrealistic imagery they use on the streets. Discuss this show here. Discuss Interesni Kazki here.
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Streets: Andrew Schoultz (Los Angeles)

Working hard over the holidays, Andrew Schoultz brought some cheer recently to old Chinatown in Los Angeles with a new mural. Painted on the side of the Gregorio Escalante Gallery, the new piece features the all seeing eye that is commonly seen in the locally-based artist’s imagery among other signature motifs. Take a look at more detailed shots of the wall below along with some additional work-in-progress photos, but head by for a look yourself if you are in the area. Photo credit: Kenton Parker (front […]
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Upcoming: Jonathan Viner – “Strange Math” @ Roq La Rue

Coming up on February 4th, Jonathan Viner will be opening a new show in Seattle at the Roq La Rue Gallery. Entitled Strange Math, the new oil on linen works continue the Brooklyn-based artist’s series of figurative works that bring a sense of nostalgia to the viewer with its retro vibe, often accented by the unexpected. Judging from the size of some of some the pieces he is working on, attendees will get the chance to see a nice representation of his work at this […]
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Releases: Ernest Zacharevic – “Norwegian Bubble” Cross-Stiched Pieces

You may remember earlier this year during the NuArt Festival, Ernest Zacharevic painted a mural (seen below) in Stavenger referencing the Norwegian cross-stitch with the twist being the burning house. For this holiday season, he has teamed up with his partner-in-crime, Sheena Liam, to create a series entitled Norwegian Bubble of 12 individual frames that they are making available thru email – info@ernestzacharevic.com. Each one was used to create an animation that can be viewed here as well. Photo credit: Ian Cox (mural image). Discuss Ernest Zacharevic here.
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Upcoming: “Platinum Blend 2″ @ Modern Eden Gallery

On January 9th, Modern Eden Gallery will be hosting the opening of Platinum Blend 2 as Stephanie Chefas returns to curate another group show for the San Francisco showspace. The lineup this year includes the likes of Fulvio DiPiazza, Victor Castillo, Sarah Louise Davey, Lola Dupre, Adrian Cox, Lola Gil, Jana Brike, Ana Bagayan, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Nicomi Nix Turner, Lauren Marx, Erika Sanada, Kevin Sloan (seen above), Brian Mashburn, Lisa Erikson, Brian Donnelly, Redd Walitzki, Elizabeth Winnel, Stephanie Buer, Erin M Riley, Moneyless, Mark Warren Jacques, […]
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Streets: El Mac (Cambodia)

Those who have been following David Choe’s Instagram no doubt already know about his Igloo Hong Project where artists Aryz, Esao Andrews, James Jean, and El Mac along with Choe spent some time in Cambodia creating public art. The piece seen here entitled Thread of Life was painted by Mac in Phnom Penh of a local Khmer artisan named Moeun Thary, who hand-embroiders traditional Khmer ceremonial garments. He explains that the “mural honors Cambodia’s artists, both contemporary and those lost during the Cambodian genocide of the […]
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Damien Hirst x Connaught Hotel Christmas Tree

For this holiday season, the Connaught Hotel in London commissioned Damien Hirst to create a Christmas tree outside for passerby’s in the posh Mayfair neighborhood to enjoy. The 30 foot Norway Spruce was decorated by the British artist with the power of science and medicine in mind, one of the themes that frequently inspires him. Garnishments include medical instruments, snowmen formed with pills, garlands of pink sausages, as well as traditional white doves. Hirst further explains – “The Christmas tree is a celebration of togetherness, a […]
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Streets: Isaac Cordal (New York)

Last month, Isaac Cordal was invited to participate in the Residency at Vyt (Art Students League of New York) for a month. While there, the Spanish artist continued his series of Cement Eclipses works by creating more sculptures for placement on the streets. Scattered around New York City, the urban interventions are metaphors that reflect on politics, bureaucracy, and power – something to think about during the holidays. Discuss Isaac Cordal here.
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Upcoming: James “Dalek” Marshall – “The Redistribution Of Destruction” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Coming up on January 9th, James “Dalek” Marshall (interviewed) will be opening a new solo at the 529 West 20th Street location of Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Entitled The Redistribution Of Destruction, the fresh batch of work seems to continue his ever more complex abstractions and exploration of geometric patterns. Those who plan to make it to the exhibition will also be able to enjoy new paintings from Interesni Kazki as they will be opening their show on the same night. Discuss this show here. Discuss James […]
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Rewind: Nov 23 – Dec 22

For out latest Rewind feature we are highlighting a video from INSA featuring his work with Pepsi in creating a moving peace sign (formed of painted cars) that can be seen from space. This particular form of art is right down the UK-based street artist’s alley as he has plenty of experience as the inventor of the Gif-iti series of works. Other notable videos include: Jeff Gillette working in the desert. Timelapse of Odeith at work. Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic 04. An online video installation […]
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