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Highlights: Frieze Art Fair (London)

One of the leading international contemporary art fairs, Frieze London, returned to the heart of the UK’s capital, London’s Regent’s Park, for its 12th edition. This year’s event brings together 162 of the world’s top contemporary galleries to the UK and features exhibitors from 25 countries. New York based artist Kaws was heavily present at the Perrotin Gallery, from his giant Companion sculptures to colourful canvases. Artist Carsten Holler transformed the Gagosian booth into a giant and fun playground Kinder Garten, with oversized dice and giant scrabble, where […]
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Update / Releases: Jeremy Geddes – “A Perfect Vacuum”

Contemporary artist Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) has yet again blown the minds of his fans with the revealing of a recently completed painting. As was the case with his cosmonaut piece included in the Hi-Fructose Group Invitational earlier this year, this is nothing new for the Australian-based artist, who’s mastery of oil paints, attention to detail, and dramatic compositions are truly a sight to behold. The new work, entitled A Perfect Vacuum, departs from Geddes’ much loved cosmonaut series, instead taking a page out of his […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for March 17th-19th

The year is going by fast – it’s already the middle of March. As usual, there are many interesting art openings to get out to this weekend including a show from Miss Van in France. Magda Danysz Gallery will be hosting Twinkles, a new body of work from the French street artist who hasn’t shown in her home country in a while. Make sure you take a look at more studio shots from our friends over at Hi-Fructose. More recommended shows after the jump…
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Highlights: José Parlá @ Concord City Place (Toronto)

This past Thursday, José Parlá was the guest of honor at a commencement party that paid tribute to the two ginormous murals he recently endowed to the City of Toronto. Commissioned by the Concord City Place, the Brooklyn-based street art legend turned contemporary art heavyweight proved first hand what it means to “go big or go home”, with a duo of larger than life works executed in his patented graffiti-inspired calligraphic style. This impressive community art project serves as a fulfilling appetizer for Parlá’s upcoming […]
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Releases/Highlights: Tauba Auerbach “[2,3]” Pop-Up Book & MOVE! Performance

A little over a month ago at the NY Book Fair, organized by the largest non-profit dedicated to publications made by artists Printed Matter, Tauba Auerbach unveiled the beginnings of an intriguing and gravity defying pop-up book. On the heels of her powerful solo exhibition, The W Axis (covered), as well as a blowout result at a recent charity auction where one of her much sought after Fold paintings reportedly sold for nearly 10x the estimate, the scalding hot contemporary artist has condensed her methodical […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings (Oct. 26th – 31st)

With the onslaught of major shows coming up in November, October goes out rather quietly as we celebrate Halloween this Sunday. Highlights include Neck Face’s Halloween show in Los Angeles at OHWOW, Nicoletta Cecolli’s big solo show in Rome at Dorothy Circus, and Audrey Kawasaki’s show in Sydney at Outre Gallery. Coming up next month big shows from the likes of Greg Simkins, Joe Sorren, Josh Keyes, ROA, Nate Frizzell, Laurie Lipton, Rosson Crow, Faile, Femke Hiemstra, Kaws, the big Street/Studio 2.0 show at Irvine […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings for this Weekend (Sept. 17th & 18th)

With the art season off to a great start so far, the quality shows keep coming this weekend. Los Angeles will be the place to be this weekend with solos from Herakut (interviewed) and Mark Dean Veca (featured) leading the way. Check out more shows in the area as well as around the world – all after the jump…

Highlights: Recommended Openings for this Weekend (9/9 – 9/12)

The September kick-off of the art season is in full-swing this weekend. So many must-see shows the world over. Leading the charge is NYC where solos shows from Dave Kinsey, Ron English and Yoshitomo Nara are all opening this week. Non-stop goodness the world over, get out and support the arts! Take a look at all the shows after the jump…

Highlights: Recommended Openings for Sept. 1st – Sept. 4th

The official launch of the fall art season is upon us and with it an amazing array of high profile shows are opening the world over this weekend. From big solo shows in Los Angeles from the likes of Sarah Joncas, Buff Monster, Dabs Myla, Nathan Ota, and Yumiko Kayukawa to big solo shows in San Francisco from Stanley Donwood and in the UK from Guy Denning. All that and I didn’t even mention Kent Williams’ big solo in NM and Brendan Monroe’s show in […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings for Aug 26 – 28

The dog days of August come to an end this week as the art machine prepares to kick back into full gear come next week with the official start of the fall art season. As for this weekend, the big event would have to be Cannibal Flower’s big 10 Year Anniversary Show this Saturday in downtown Los Angeles. Cannibal Flower has been going strong for a decade helping to provide that launching point for emerging artists. The list of artists that have passed through Cannibal […]
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