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Preview: Dabs Myla – “Break Night Lovers” @ Known Gallery

Tomorrow night (May 5th), Known Gallery will be the place to be if you are interested in seeing the newest solo show from Dabs Myla. Break Night Lovers will feature the duo from down under’s cartoonish stylings executed in the form of new paintings, drawings, and installations. From what we have seen in preview photos, there will be a good amount of customized three-dimensional pieces as well. More pics after the jump…

Streets: Conor Harrington (Ireland)

Last we saw of Conor Harrington (interviewed), he was hitting London with an impressive new collection of paintings at Lazarides (covered) of which you can see the some of the photoshoot and photoreferences here by the way. While the successful showing was no doubt satisfying, it did not quench his thirst for outdoor work. On a recent trip back to his home country, he painted this new quickie mural outside of Lurgan, Ireland. Discuss Conor Harrington here.

Update: JR x Jose Parla – “Wrinkles of the City” (Cuba)

As we mentioned back in March along with set of photos from JR (featured) taken during a trip to Cuba, the French photograffeur was prepping for the next phase of his The Wrinkles Of The City project. It looks like that project has been started already as a collaboration with Jose Parla in Havana as evidenced by a glimpse of the action in the pic above. We’ll bring you more news soon but for now, enjoy more photos from Cuba after the jump…

Google: Happy Birthday Keith Haring!

With the late Keith Haring’s birthday today (May 4th), Google has put up a tribute icon at the top of the search page. The street legend would have been 54 years old today if not for his untimely death in 1990. This “google doodle” is just one in a long series of variants that have celebrated a multitude of topics that feature art familiar to AM readers including Murakami, Norman Rockwell, and Jackson Pollock. Discuss Keith Haring here.

Streets: All City Canvas (Mexico) Part I

With the proliferation of the street art movement and its popularity, the number of quality street art festivals and projects around the world continues to grow at a rapid pace. The next one that we have to tell you about is All City Canvas in Mexico City. Boasting a star studded lineup including ROA, Vhils, Saner, Sego, Herakut, Escif, Aryz, Interesni Kazki, and El Mac, this event has certainly grabbed the attention of public art fans out there including here at AM. Take a look […]

Openings: Morgan Spurlock Curated “New Blood” @ Thinkspace

Last weekend, the Thinkspace Gallery hosted the opening for the Morgan Spurlock (interviewed) curated New Blood. Not only did the  group exhibition feature some talented artists, the showing was also centered on a novel concept of each invited artist also bringing along another promising artist to show alongside them. The lineup included Camille Rose Garcia / Travis Lampe, The Date Farmers / Albert Reyes, Dzine / Jesus Bubu Negron, Elizabeth McGrath / Morgan Slade, Gary Baseman / Jesse Dickenson, Gary Taxali / Adrian Forrow, Jonathan […]

Teaser: Hush – “Sirens” @ Metro Gallery

As we mentioned in a post in March highlighting a mural from Hush (interviewed) in Melbourne, the UK-based artist has been prepping for a solo at the Metro Gallery. With the opening reception set for May 30th, Sirens will bring fans down under his special blend of East meets West imagery fused with elements of urban culture. Look for a wide array of work including 13 large pieces and 24 smaller more experimental works as well as some limited editions. Another preview image after the jump…

Preview: Thinkspace Curated “Synergy” @ Spoke Art

Thursday night (May 3rd), the Spoke Art Gallery will be opening their newest exhibition – Synergy. The group showing curated by Thinkspace includes much of the young talent from the Culver City gallery’s roster including Allison Sommers, Ana Bagayan, Bumblebee, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Dabs Myla, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Erik Siador, Jeff Ramirez, Jolene Lai, Kelly Vivanco, Liz Brizzi, Matt Doust, Nathan DeYoung, Seth Armstrong, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, and Yosuke Ueno. Head over to witness the LA to SF […]

Update: Arrested Motion – “City of Fire” Exhibition (Part III)

You can go ahead and add five more names (Pedro Matos, Cyrcle., Judith Supine, Jeff Soto, and Adam Wallacavage) to the lineup for City of Fire, an exhibition AM is curating at Stephen Webster in Beverly Hills. You are all invited to the opening on June 5th where attendees will also be enjoying works from Dave Kinsey, Ron English, Patrick Martinez, James Jean, Kid Zoom, Andrew Schoultz, TrustoCorp, MARS-1, Rostarr, and REVOK. Look for some more surprises to be announced in the coming weeks including […]

AM Films: Anthony Lister – Los Angeles

Arrested Motion photographer and filmmaker Carlos Gonzalez brings you a new video in which he interviews Australian-born artist Anthony Lister. Documenting the artist’s multiple visits to the city of Los Angeles for exhibitions (HVW8, New Image Art) & street work (here, here, and here) during the last 9 months, this video sheds light on not only the artwork created by Lister, but it also brings to the surface his views on topics such as street art, technique and the themes pushing his artwork forward. In […]