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Openings: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Art Asia

Showing adjacent to the SCOPE, the Art Asia opened its doors to fair-goers exposing the Art Basel crowd to the special flavor of their region’s art. Featuring art from countries such as Korea, China, Japan, India, Cambodia, Thailand, and Taiwan, the work definitely brought some fresh ideas with its Asian flair. More images after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’09: SCOPE Fair

If you have been following our coverage, you will know that many of our previews this year for Art Basel Week were from the SCOPE fair. This is because many of the galleries and artists we follow decided to make a showing there. We stopped by to take a look today and snapped some pics to share with you all. This large “finger-cutting” installation from Judith Supine certainly held our attention at the New Image Art booth. Take a look at what else caught our […]

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Art Basel First Look

Earlier today, Art Basel Miami held it’s media preview and AM was on hand enjoy the biggest art show in North America. Much like last year’s Basel (here), the seemingly endless columns of blue chip galleries provided a tsunami of top notch art work for all that will attend this high caliber show. We only had a few hours to run down the aisles, so enjoy this first look at the goodies. We’ll be back soon enough with an in-depth look when we take our time […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Scott Musgrove with Jonathan Levine @ SCOPE

A project by Scott Musgrove that we first told you about here has finally come to fruition – just in time for Art Basel Week. He will be unveiling one of the massive bronze sculptures he has been working on entitled “The Great Lesser PlantSampler” (measuring 66 x 60 inches) at the SCOPE sculpture garden and for a nominal fee of $38K, you can bring one of these babies home with you from Miami. (more info at the Jonathan Levine booth) Take a look at […]

Update: Allison Sommers

Allison Sommers (interviewed) recently completed one of her delightful little sculptures of the mischievous creatures from her paintings – “Little Diedrich.” She writes – “A meat cake, a sheet cake filled with hammy treats cake… so could be heard the siren-song of little Diedrich, waiting in the woods for an unsuspecting traveler to sample his gaily-frosted, heavenly-delicious confectionaries…” Look for more sculptures and paintings in her next solo show at Thinkspace in May of 2010. More views of Deidrich after the jump…

Openings: Kris Kuksi – “Beast Anthology” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

On Saturday night, AM was on hand to experience the surreal sculptures of Kris Kuksi as Joshua Liner Gallery hosted the opening of his latest show the “Beast Anthology.” As seen in our preview of the show, the show looked like a literal monster, but nothing prepared us for seeing the work in person. The physical intricacies of his craftsmanship coupled with the fantastical stories unfolding in every piece held the packed house in a unique trance that we’ve rarely experienced from an art show in New York. […]

Preview: Switcheroo x Flopdoodle Holiday Party

If you are near Pasadena tonight, you might want to stop by the Switcheroo x Flopdoodle Holiday Party put on by Tim Biskup, Amanda Visell, and Michelle Valigura. Fresh off his big show last weekend, Biskup is back in action – this time with collaborative sculptures with Visell – the centerpiece of the night, a “HelperCentaurEphunt” (seen after the jump) limited edition wood figure. As you can see by the image above, it will consist of Biskup’s iconic “Helper” and Visell’s iconic elephant figures squeezed […]

Openings: Eric Haze – “New Abstracts and Icons” @ Level 2 Gallery

Last night, AM attended the VIP opening of Eric Haze’s latest solo “New Abstracts and Icons” in Manhattan’s Level 2 Gallery. With DJ A Trak and Jay-Z’s DJ Neil Armstong working the turntables, many patrons of NYC’s art community and fashionistas came out to pay respect to an artist that has rocked the NYC scene for over three decades. Notables such as Kaws, Jose Parla, Logan Hicks, Charming Baker and many more were in attendance. The legendary New York artist came with a fresh new series […]

Video: Colin Christian x Kanye West – “Glow in the Dark Tour”

His love affair with Murakami and KAWS are well documented, but did you know that Kanye West also admires the work of Colin Christian? In a recent video (above) promoting his “Glow in the Dark Tour” book, one of Christian’s signature sculptures can be seen, at the 1:26 & 2:56 marks to be exact. Discuss Colin Christian here.

Preview: Doktor A – “Freak Machanique” @ Lift Gallery

Doktor A, who is considered by many to be one of the pre-eminent “customizers” out there, is opening his show “Freak Machanique” tonight in Detroit. He has long since shown he that he has many other talents including painting and sculpting.  For this exhibition, he is bringing a new body of his signature steam-punk inspired work (paintings, drawings and three-dimensional pieces) to Lift Gallery including this hand painted and remixed Koibito figure from Yoskay Yamamoto (featured) which he renamed “The Odorous Fish Man.” More preview images he sent us […]