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Openings: Haroshi – “Virtual Reality” @ Jonathan LeVine

This past weekend, Japanese artist Haroshi debuted a new body of works at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Entitled Virtual Reality, this exhibition is the second in the Big Apple by the sculptor known for utilizing used skate decks as his source material. On display this time were full-scale sculptural creations such as kicks by Airwalk, bullets, a skull, and even an incredible life size skater pulling off a handplant. Included in the showing was an installation of hand carved skate decks made of recycled skateboards […]

Openings: Andrew Schoultz – “Fall Out” @ Mark Moore Gallery

Just this Saturday night, the Mark Moore Gallery in Culver City hosted the newest solo show from Andrew Schoultz entitled Fall Out. As we have come to expect form the San Francisco-based painter, the showspace was transformed with a series of installations. Taking it a step further, these sculptural elements seem to interact closely with the Mission School stalwart’s imagery – like the cannon seemingly spewing gold onto his recent riffs on the American flag. Also present were some some familiar motifs including brick walls, kinetic patterns, illuminati […]

Openings: José Parlá – “Diary of Brooklyn” @ Barclays Center

Just short of two weeks ago, José Parlá announced he was working on a mural titled Diary of Brooklyn, commissioned by Brooklyn’s newest arena-style concert venue and home to the Brooklyn Nets, The Barclay’s Center. This gigantic piece is the largest to date from break-out urban landscape artist José Parlá, measuring a whopping 10 x 70 feet. The mural utilizes a selection of materials including oil and acrylics, plaster and enamel on wood.  Without question, 2013 is looking to be the year of Parlá. When asked about the mural by the […]

Openings: James Jean – “Parallel Lives” @ Tilton Gallery

Last night, James Jean (interviewed) premiered his latest body of work at New York’s Tilton Gallery. Entitled Parallel Lives, this amazing collection of works demonstrated the full spectrum of talent and techniques that makes James one of the hottest artists over the past decade. Hours before the opening, hundreds of people were lined to get in to see the show and to grab a copy of the limited edition monograph (here). As previewed in our studio visit and installation shots, this recent series is a variable cornucopia […]

Setup: James Jean – “Parallel Lives” @ Tilton Gallery

The eagle has landed… Yes, James Jean (interviewed) is back in New York and currently neck deep installing his show Parallel Lives at Tilton Gallery. AM had the pleasure to hang out with JJ as he set up his creations at this unique duplex exhibition space. From our afternoon enjoying this new body of work, we can tell you that there’s something special brewing as we’re confident that there something for every art lover. The show opens this Wednesday night at 6pm, so don’t miss out if […]

Preview: “Iron To Gold/Ashes To Hope” @ Chandran Gallery (San Francisco)

Singapore-based Chandran Gallery will officially be opening its San Francisco gallery later in the year, after some needed renovations to its building. Before that however, tonight (January 4th) they will be hosting a one night pop-up benefit exhibition/installation in conjunction with Juxtapoz and Power House Productions, with proceeds going to the Iron To Gold/Ashes To Hope Project, which is an artist-in-residence program in Detroit where creative like minds can gather from around the country can share ideas and collaborate. The original benefit in 2009 (covered) […]

Upcoming: Faile – “Les BALLETS de FAILE” @ Lincoln Center

It’s a brand new year and the Patrick’s (aka FAILE) are leading things off with a special project that’s been under wraps for quite a while. Earlier in the year when we visited Faile’s studio while they were working on their trip to Mongolia, we were excited to learn about an upcoming collaborative endeavor with the New York City Ballet, but we were asked to keep this project air tight. The time has come now to share with you information about the large-scale exhibition at the Lincoln Center that will feature the many […]

Julia Chiang – “She’s Crafty” @ New Museum

We recently stopped by the New Museum to check out their latest artistic installation in the main lobby. Entitled She’s Crafty, this holiday pop up project gives 13 female artists a few days to bring their talents to share with museum goers. From Dec 12th to Dec 16th, Julia Chiang took stage and brought a mini temporary studio space where she created a host of works demonstrating a wide spectrum of her talents including her signature drip canvases and sculptures. One of our favorite pieces featured […]

José Parlá Commissioned by the Barclays Center

Brooklyn certainly seems to be getting their fair share of high-profile art projects recently. After Barry McGee’s large scale mural (covered here & here) in October at the Mark Morris Dance Group, the borough will will now see the work of José Parlá adorn the new home of the Brooklyn Nets – The Barclays Center. The 70-foot-long mural entitled A Diary of Brooklyn will be unveiled early next month in the Dean Street lobby and will be visible from the street. This won’t be Parlá’s first public […]

Openings: “Color or Colour” @ Charles Bank Gallery

This past month, we brought you the preview of Color or Colour at Charles Bank Gallery in NYC. This well composed group exhibition included the works of London based Ben Eine among others. Eine is best  known for his large-scale outdoor typography inspired works with a color theory combination that have Pantone designers batting their eyelashes. Traveling relentlessly over the past couple years, Eine settled into New York City, just long enough to bring the house with his other artists in the show, most notably Lee Baker. […]