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Upcoming: JR – “ACTIONS” @ Lazarides (Rathbone)

World renowned “photograffeur” JR (interviewed) will make a return to UK and premiere a new exhibition at Lazarides Rathbone. Entitled ACTIONS, this exhibition will take place in two parts as the indoor works will focus on the goals accomplished around the globe and will include images from Wrinkles of the City in Berlin (featured), his journey to North Korea and his 2005 Portrait of a Generation. The outdoor portion of the exhibition will have JR continue his Ted Prize pledge of changing the world through art. The artist […]
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Previews: Ed Templeton – “A Gentle Collison” @ Jerome Zodo Contemporary

Three years after his first Italian solo show at MAN, the Art Museum in Nuoro (Sardinia), and six months since his last European solo show at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerpen, Belgium, Ed Templeton is back in Europe, opening a solo show at Jerome Zodo Contemporary in Milan, Italy. A Gentle Collision is opening on Sept 19th, and the artist prepared a wide range of works for the show, from photographs, to paintings, silkscreens, drawings and sculptural works. Templeton became popular as a professional skateboarder back in the 90s. Living […]
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Signings: Steve McCurry @ Peter Fetterman Gallery

Tonight in Santa Monica (6-8 pm), photographer Steve McCurry will be giving a talk at the Peter Fetterman Gallery. Along with perusing some of his iconic work on display, fans can also get his latest book, Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs signed. Attendees will get a chance to hear the background for some of his shots like his Mother and Child taken in Bombay (seen above). He states: ”It seemed to symbolize the separation between my world and hers – I’m in this air conditioned bubble, she’s out […]
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Preview: “Dream No Small Dreams” @ Ronchini

A pretty special show is opening up on September 6th at the Ronchini Gallery in London entitled Dream No Small Dreams. Featuring the work of three artists, Patrick Jacobs (seen above), Thomas Doyle, and Adrien Broom, whose specialties are in the small details of the miniature world, the show promises to be something that must be seen in person if you are in the area. Jacobs (Focus) paints these incredible miniature dioramas that are backlit and directly embedded into the gallery walls. Doyle also works with sculptures with his […]
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Streets: JR – Inside Out/11M (Los Angeles)

After tipping you off last week to the fact that JR’s (interviewed) photobooth truck was in Los Angeles, we headed by for a look ourselves. The mobile photo units have been traveling the US (and the world) of late, spreading the French photographer and street artist’s Inside Out love. Follow their website or Instagram to stay up to date as to when they will be at a city near you. For additional pictures, check out Theonepointeight’s blog here. Photo credit: Theonepointeight for Arrested Motion. Discuss JR here.
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Showing: “Apparatus” @ M+B

Showing through the end of the month at M+B in Los Angeles is the Tim Barber curated Apparatus group exhibition. The New York – based photographer brought together an eclectic mix of artworks which all depict the human form in some way. The title of the show can be used to describe the human body and was interpreted by artists including Daniel Arnold, Asger Carlsen, Shayne Ehman, Jeanette Hayes, Jerry Hsu, Sandy Kim, Andrew Kuo, Ryan McGinley,Santiago Mostyn, Jason Nocito, Brad Phillips, Brea Souders, Kate Steciw, Deanna Templeton, Ed Templeton, and Aurel Schmidt - who filled one wall of the space […]
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Daido Moriyama @ PRISM (Los Angeles)

Over the weekend, AM had the opportunity to check out the Daido Moriyama exhibition that just closed at PRISM in Los Angeles. The collection of photographs from the renowned Japanese photographer are examples of his typical black and white images that have been lauded as being influential in how the world viewed the cultural transition of life in Japan after World War II. Take a look at more snaps below… Discuss Daido Moriyama here.
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JR Phototruck In Los Angeles

Since last year when we first learned of JR’s (interviewed) photobooth truck in Japan, the mobile unit has made its way to many different locales (including New York’s Time Square) spreading his Inside Out love. The truck has now traveled to Los Angeles and is currently located at 7600 Beverly Blvd until 7 pm tonight if you want to get your photo taken and participate. For future locations (next stop is Las Vegas) you can follow the plans on their website or Instagram. Discuss JR here.
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Showing: Michael Shields – “The Anatomy of LA” @ Martha Otero Gallery

Currently on view at Martha Otero Gallery and presented by Converse and Union Los Angeles is a photo exhibition and first edition book release, exploring the social and physical themes of Los Angeles and its neighborhoods by photographer Michael Shields. Taken from inside a LAPD helicopter, Shields’ photographs focus on the physical environment of the greater Los Angeles area and on the resulting social patterns within the city, rather than the beach and glamor, fun-in-the-sun summer shots typically taken of LA. Through these wide shots […]
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55th Venice Biennale – Highlights

If you haven’t had a chance to visit the 55th Venice Biennale, you have till November 24th to experience the cacophony of visual styles. This year, the Biennale features an Encyclopedic Palace, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, 88 national pavilions, 47 collateral shows, a series of lectures, performances, debates and events, François Pinault’s two exhibition spaces and the Fondazione Prada. The words “art fatigue” do not begin to describe how you’ll feel at the end of a week spent hopping on and off vaporetti and crossing […]