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Openings: Ron English – “NeoNature” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Over the weekend, Corey Helford Gallery christened their new space in Downtown LA with a solo from Ron English (featured) that has been two years in the making. Entitled NeoNature, the new body of work features an imaginative menagerie of strange creatures and different evolutionary paths mixed in with some pop culture references. Visitors also enjoyed new sculptural works from the Mr. Popaganda, some of which were embedded in immersive environments. Photo credit: Birdman Photos. Discuss Ron English here.
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Releases: JR – “Migrants, Walking New York City” Print

Earlier this year, we shared with you the special project that the New York Times Magazine collaborated on with  JR (interviewed) for their Walking New York issue. That cover that resulted from that endeavor has now been released by the French “photograffeur” as a 8 color lithograph through Social Animals. Migrants, Walking New York City will be produced in a run of 180 and cost 800,00 € to add to your collection. Learn more about the reasons and concept behind the image here. Discuss JR here.
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Basel Week Miami ‘ 15 / Streets: Seawalls Recap

Last week, we brought you a look at the collaborative effort (photos here) between Li-Hill and James Bullough in the Wynwood District during Basel Week Miami. Other artists also painted murals for Pangeaseed’s Seawalls series (curated by Urban Nation) including Never Crew, Sepe, and Onur & Wes21 (who combined for the nice wall seen above). Take a look at more pieces below… Discuss Basel Week Miami here.
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Basel Week Miami ’15: Art Basel (Part 1)

During the start of Basel Week Miami, we gave you an early first look during the VIP session of the Art Basel Miami Beach fair. The first day (as in years past) was the proverbial “running of the bulls” for many of the world’s elite collectors as they stormed the ginormous floor of the Miami convention center in search of artwork to add to their collections. Blue-chip galleries displayed 2015’s treasures by artists such as Andy Warhol, Kaws, Alex Israel, Tal R, Alex Katz, Josh Smith, Yoshitomo Nara, Ai […]
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Overtime: Nov 30 – Dec 13

Special XL edition of Overtime this Sunday, covering more stories from the past two weeks. Click on bolded words for more information: Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing’s Ice Watch piece installed in Paris during UN Climate Summit. RIP: Leslie Waddington, who passed away at the age of 81. RIP: Victoria Nicodemus, who passed away at the age of 30 after being hit while on a sidewalk by an SUV. RIP: Holly Woodlawn, who passed away at the age of 69 after battling brain and liver cancer […]
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Streets: Banksy (Calais “Jungle” Refugee Camp)

Today on the interwebs, Banksy shared his latest series of works created at the migrant encampment in Calais, France. The timely stenciled pieces that appeared in the so called “jungle” refugee camp features commentary on the crisis like the one seen above reminding us that Steve Job’s biological father was a Syrian migrant. The elusive street artist further states – “We’re often led to believe migration is a drain on the country’s resources but Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant. Apple is the world’s most profitable […]
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Previews: “Artistes à la une” (Front Page Artists) @ Le Palais de Tokyo

This weekend, from December 12-13, popular French daily paper Libération and will be hosting the Artistes à la une (Front Page Artists) event at Le Palais de Tokyo in Paris. This exhibition will include some of their most famous covers revisited by more than forty artists. After the recent unfortunate events that have hit France, this show is a symbol of the commitment of the artistic community in the name of freedom of speech and information. By revisiting the most iconic Libération’s front pages, each artist […]
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Previews: Etam Cru – “Galimatias” @ Thinkspace Gallery

One of the shows we have been looking forward to this year is opening this Saturday, December 12th at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. Galimatias will be the first US show for Polish artists Sainer & Bezt, better known as Etam Cru. This two are best known for the large murals they’ve been painting worldwide, which regularly get praised by art lovers as well as their artist friends. Aside from presenting the new body of work, the duo will also be releasing new prints as well as painting a six story high mural in Downtown LA as a part of […]
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Basel Week Miami ’15 / Overtime: ABMB Edition

Special Art Basel Miami Beach edition of Overtime, covering more stories from the fair week in Miami (click on bolded words for more information): Woman (identified as Siyuan Zhao) follows and proceeds to stab another woman (identified as Shin Seo Young) with an X-Acto knife at Art Basel Miami Beach. Fair organizers respond to the incident. More photographs of the scene are released. Page Six profile of Siyuan Zhao, who thankfully failed in her mission of killing three people. Christian Viveros-Faune thinks that Art Basel Miami Beach is degrading […]
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Releases: Bom.K – “Fight For Love” Bronze Sculpture

After successfully releasing his Aérotik Pink Malpa and Aérotik Black Malpa resin sculptures back in February (featured), Bom.K has another sculptural edition to offer. Fight For Love consists of a modified brass knuckle and its base, both casted in  zamak and bronze with a hand finished process that gives them a raw, wornout feel. Knuckles have been popularly used as a defense tool for centuries, and are global symbol of direct fight and raw power used by many groups and organizations that promote aggressive behavior. They are originally designed to as an effective strike […]