NY born artist Gaia just finished setting up a new complex installation at the Rice University Art Gallery which will be officially revealed and opened tonight. The prolific Baltimore and Brooklyn-based artist has spent the last couple of years traveling the world, getting engaged in different projects, campaigns and efforts. Mostly focused on the problems of deteriorating urban neighborhoods, the young artist has tried to rejuvenate these areas and bringing attention to their plight by creating art. In such efforts, he has collaborated with a lot […]
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Last Thursday, renowned artist and AM favorite Barry McGee made his debut with New York blue chip gallery Cheim & Read. The solo exhibition marked the return of Barry to the Big Apple after an eight year absence. The San Francisco Art Institute alumnus brought along a diverse arsenal of graffiti, folk and op art techniques for this prime showcase of his colorful and bold visual vocabulary. From his classic painted glass bottles to eye-catching clusters to sculptural gems to his immense “boil” installation, this exhibition […]
A couple weeks ago, the Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York welcomed Andrew Schoultz back for his third solo show there simply entitled New Work. Touching on geo-politcal issues through the metaphor of imagery derived from currency, ships, maelstroms, trojan horses, symbols of the illuminati and other common motifs seen in the Mission School artist’s repertoire, the new paintings were set off nicely with a background of bricks and overlapping water features on the walls. Take a look at more photos from the packed opening night below… Discuss Andrew […]
Along with the plethora of murals painted for this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years), the artists involved also put together a group exhibition indoors as well. David Choe, C215, Martin Whatson, Hush, Ernest Zacharevic, Dal East, Faith47, Martha Cooper, Aiko and others all created works in their own recognizable style. Take a look at more photos below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
St. Monci is an artist that has been catching our eye lately. From his delicately composed gallery work to his large scale murals, his clean line-work and use of colour presents a strong abstract aesthetic. This weekend, he opens his solo exhibition at Rochester, NY’s 1975 Gallery. Adventures in Technicolor opens on Saturday, 7th September, and from the looks of these installation shots taken by photographer Hannah Betts it would be well worth checking out in person if you are in the area.
Australian artist duo Dabs Myla, opened their latest solo show on the 17th of August at White Walls Gallery in SF (previewed). With the concept being more of “an intimate installation” than just a show, the artists turned part of a gallery into an immersive experience. Strict about the color palette they were using – all shades of pink are red dominated the space, with sexy imagery painted on every surface – making the entire space has a feel of a Japanese love hotel room. With paintings displayed on top […]
The Wooster Collective recently celebrated their 10th anniversary of existence with a massive show at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. This robust exhibition was a celebration of street art & graffiti and included a veritable who’s who of the scene. Notable artists such as Shepard Fairey, Invader, Faile, JR, Anthony Lister, Ben Eine, Bast, Blek le Rat, Crash, Paul Insect, Judith Supine (seen above), Miss Van, Swoon, Ron English, London Police, Vhils, WK Interact, Zevs, How & Nosm, Aakashi Nihilani, DALeast, Skullphone, Cope2, and more were […]
With this year’s Video Music Awards from MTV only several days away, installation has already started for the event. As mentioned when news first broke of KAWS’ involvement with the design of the special 30th installment of the award show, held in Brooklyn for the first time, there was going to be a a 60-foot Moonman (this year’s prize also remixed with the Brooklyn-based artist’s design) on stage, his tallest Companion ever. As you can see from the photo above, this impressive piece is already in place […]
Last Thursday marked the official launch of Hennessy’s latest VS Cognac bottle created by famed Brazilian artists Os Gemeos (featured). This marks their third successful artist collaboration following up previous designs by esteemed artists Futura (covered) & KAWS (covered). Like past collabs, there was an intimate meet up with the duo to discuss the project and its inspirations. AM had the pleasure of attending the launch party which was nothing short of extravagant and beautiful. Leave it to Hennessy to go all out at Pier […]
Last month, we shared with you the fusion of fashion and art, arranged by The Arts Initiative & Primary Projects, that was the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. We had a preliminary look at the now open mall with the installations and distinctive work of Jen Stark & Daniel Arsham. Now, we have some more detailed photos of their contributions as well as work by the FriendsWithYou collective (seen above) and Alvaro Ilizarbe. Stop by yourself if you are in Chi-town as other artists like Bhakti Baxter, Jim Drain, Cody Hudson, Andrew Nigon, […]