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Releases: VNA #32 (Audrey Kawasaki Cover)

Recently, our friends at VNA Magazine just released issue #32 with the cover going to Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed). Along with a feature on her, other artists included are Jeff Soto, Ella & Pitr, Fintan Magee, Askew, Mr Penfold, Steph Morris, Natalia Rak, and Sandra Chevrier. Head over here to purchase a copy for yourself if you are interested. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.
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Basel Week Miami ’15 / Showing: SCOPE

One of the first satellite fairs we hit during Basel Week Miami was SCOPE Miami, situated nicely in their pavilion on the beach off Ocean Drive. Celebrating its 15th anniversary edition with 120 international exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities, the fair had something for everyone including this Suck Face bronze from D*Face seen above and the Felipe Pantone installation seen directly below. Enjoy the rest of the photos below… Photo credit:[email protected] Arrested Motion. Discuss Basel Week Miami here.
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Previews: “Charismatic Megafauna” @ Roq La Rue

On Thursday night (December 3rd), Roq La Rue will be opening a new group show entitled Charismatic Megafauna. Artists Adam Doyle, Brad Woodfin, Camille Rose Garcia, Chris Berens, Femke Hiemstra, Jacub Gagnon, Jean Pierre Arboleda, Jessica Joslin (seen above), Joey Bates, Josh Keyes, Josie Morway, Justin Beckman, Laurie Hogin, Lindsey Carr, Michael Alm, Peter Ferguson, Peter Gronquist, and Scott Musgrove were asked to contribute a piece that focuses on some of the world’s largest and most spectacular species, and even what appear to be some mythical ones.  
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Basel Week Miami ’15 / Previews: Kevin Peterson // Thinkspace @ SCOPE

Along with a couple group shows (covered), Thinkspace will also be hosting mini solos from Kevin Peterson and Alex Yanes at the SCOPE Miami booth. For his part, the Houston-based Peterson has sent a series of paintings to highlight his skills during Basel Week Miami that feature his mix of children, animals, and urban environments. Take a look at some more preview images below and add this to your itinerary if it piques your interest. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Kevin Peterson here.
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Basel Week Miami ’15 / Previews: Thinkspace @ SCOPE

Next week during Basel Week Miami, along with a couple mini-solos, Thinkspace will also have group exhibitions on display including many artists contributing pieces in a 12 x 12″ format for a special wall. Participants this year for the booth at SCOPE Miami include: Aaron Nagel, Adam Caldwell, Allison Sommers, Andy Kehoe, Anthony Clarkson, Baghead, Brian Mashburn, bumblebeelovesyou, C215, Camilla d’Errico, Carl Cashman, Casey Weldon, Christine Wu, Cinta Vidal, Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker, Dan-ah Kim, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Drew Leshko, Erik Siador, Ernest Zacharevic, Fernando Chamarelli, Frank […]
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Overtime: Nov 23 – Nov 29

More stories from the week that ended Nov 29 (click on bolded words for more information): Flash Art reviews Ajay Kurian’s Rowhouse Project show in Baltimore. Ashraf Fayadh sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, charged with renouncing Islam. Also Known as Africa fair in Paris cancelled in wake of terror attacks. Some Paris galleries re-staging shows that were forced to close due to attacks in city. Cultural institutions in Paris report major drops in attendance following terrorist attacks in the city. 17 major artworks stolen from Castelvecchio […]
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Releases: Josh Keyes – “The Cleaner” Print

Currently on offer from Tiny Showcase is a new print from Josh Keyes (interviewed) entitled The Cleaner. The 8 x 10″ time limited edition will be available through November 31st, 12 pm Eastern Time. Purchasing it for your collection will cost you $40 and Keyes will donate $10 of each sale to No Kid Hungry which works to “end childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.” Discuss Josh Keyes here.
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Previews: “Work In Progress” Los Angeles Popup Show

Tonight in Los Angeles, the Work In Progress popup show (317 S. Boylston Street) curated Doug Davis and Roger Gastman will open their doors to Black Friday shoppers and keep art available for purchase all the way through Christmas (December 27th). Featuring work from a diverse roster of artists including Ed Ruscha, Lisa Schulte, John Baldessari, POSE, REVOK, Richard Colman, Shawn Kolodny, Adam Wallacavage, Cleon Petersen, Tasya Van Ree, Sage Vaughn, and more, the new exhibition held in an old karaoke bar will allow you to take […]
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Releases: Jeremy Geddes – “Foundation” Print

On December 3rd, starting at 5 pm (Eastern Time), Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be offering up a timed release print for only 24 hours. Entitled Foundation, the image features one of the Australian painter’s iconic floating astronauts rendered beautifully and reaching for some branches and a skull. The print image is 56cm wide x 66cm high (paper size 61cm x 74cm) and will cost about $166 USD. Tipped off by Evan Pricco / Juxtapoz. Discuss Jeremy Geddes here.
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Releases: Mark Ryden – “Aurora” Lithographic Poster

On November 30th (8am PST), Porterhouse will be releasing a new lithographic poster from Mark Ryden entitled Aurora. The stunning image is taken from a 9 feet tall painting that the Los Angeles-based artist has prepared for his upcoming show in New York and is his biggest piece to date. Produced in a run of 500 and sized at 39″ x 21.25″, the edition will cost $500 and be available here at the appropriate time. Discuss Mark Ryden here.