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Previews: Interesni Kazki – “Sacred Gravitation” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

This Saturday night (January 9th), Interesni Kazki (interviewed) will be opening their solo show at the 529 West 20th Street location of Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Entitled Sacred Gravitation, the new body of work will feature both paintings and drawings from the Ukrainian duo that highlight their mystical and Dali-esque imagery, something that makes their street murals distinctive and unique. Take a look at more preview images below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Interesni Kazki here.

Previews: Etam Cru – “Galimatias” @ Thinkspace Gallery

One of the shows we have been looking forward to this year is opening this Saturday, December 12th at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. Galimatias will be the first US show for Polish artists Sainer & Bezt, better known as Etam Cru. This two are best known for the large murals they’ve been painting worldwide, which regularly get praised by art lovers as well as their artist friends. Aside from presenting the new body of work, the duo will also be releasing new prints as well as painting a six story high mural in Downtown LA as a part of […]

Previews: “Second Nature” @ Hashimoto Contemporary

Hashimoto Contemporary‘s November exhibition looks to be a promising show featuring work from four Bay Area artists Bessma Khalaf, Jacqueline Norheim, Steuart Pittman (pictured above) and Dan Swindel. Second Nature is a departure from some of Hashimoto’s previous programming and looks to be an exciting step for the San Francisco space. Painting, sculpture and photography collide with video installation in this healthy mix of practices, thematically linked by the collective experiences of our surroundings expressed through a variety of media. We’re particularly keen on Swindel’s […]

Previews: Carl Cashman & Liam Snootle – “Neo Geo” @ Gauntlet Gallery

On the 7th of November, Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco will be opening two geometrically inclined exhibitions curated by their guest curator Sven Davis. Neo Geo is a two-person exhibition featuring Carl Cashman and Liam Snootle in the gallery 1 space, along with BlackThings, is a solo exhibition by Parasite in gallery 2. For this show, Cashman created a new body of work in two parts – one is a further exploration of his geo-based concepts, this time mixing abstract backgrounds and geometrical shapes and patterns, with the other playing with […]

Previews: James Jean – “Zugzwang” @ Hidari Zingaro

As a part of GEISAI∞infinity project curated by Takashi Murakami and Takumi “Kasenyan” Kaseno of the GEISAI Executive Committee, Kaikai Kiki’s Zingaro galleries in Nakano Broadway, Tokyo will be showing Zugzwang, a solo show by Taiwanese-born artist James Jean. This event set to open on November 7th is the eighth installment of the project that is helping graffiti artists, street artists, and other cross-genre creators from around the world debut and showcase their works in the Japanese capital. Organised as the 8th installment of GEISAI∞infinity project that’s been running for 14 years, the show from the American artist will feature a […]

Previews: Know Hope – “Empathy” @ Catinca Tabacaru Gallery

On Friday, October 16 (6-8pm), Catinca Tabacaru Gallery in New York will be opening the first solo exhibition with the gallery by Know Hope aka Addam Yekutieli. Empathy will be featuring the works by the Israeli artist from his ongoing project previously seen in Tel Aviv (covered). The newest series by the street artist and poet includes a number of text-based photographic diptychs. They show site-specific outdoor textual pieces along with images of people bearing hand poked tattoos of the works, essentially creating parallels between political situations and emotional conditions. The idea of this project is to […]

Previews: Evan Hecox – “Terrain” @ Andenken Gallery

On October 2nd, Andenken Gallery in Amsterdam will be showing Terrain, a solo show by Evan Hecox. With this new body of work, the Denver-based artist is experimenting with more abstract forms and imagery as well as different mediums including acrylic paint, ink, gouache, collage to watercolor or colored pencil. The pieces are loosely based on the flags, so the artist is referring to them as such with titles like Community Flag or Desert Flag. By reusing the same geometric elements in multiple works, he is playing with the relationship […]

Studio Visit: Pryce Lee – “Ceasefire” @ The Garage

During our recent travels abroad to catch the opening of Banksy’s Dismaland, we also made a few stops to see friends of ours across the pond. One was a visit to Pryce Lee’s massive Birmingham compound that serves as both his lair and studio as he prepped for his upcoming show at Amsterdam’s The Garage. The exhibition entitled Ceasefire is a step up to another level for the bi-continental artist. Utilizing more than just his signature bullets, Pryce’s fresh works reaches into his arsenal for additional ammo to […]

Previews: El Mac – “Objects at Rest” @ Galerie Wolfsen

Two years after his last solo show with Galerie Wolfsen in Denmark (covered), El Mac is back with his newest solo show Objects At Rest, opening in Aalborg on the 12th of September. With this exhibition, the graffiti artist and painter that is primarily known for his unique figurative large murals, is for the first time showing his pencil studies and drawings. El Mac’s unmistakable line work is instantly recognizable whether you’re looking at his larger than life wall pieces, paintings, or rare editions he released over the years. No matter […]

Previews: Javier Calleja – “No Art Here” @ Castor Gallery

Castor Gallery is back from summer holidays with a solo show of new paintings and installations by Javier Calleja opening on September 10th in New York. For this No Art Here, the Malaga-based artist created a new body of work that combines his meticulous technique and childlike sense of humor. Curated by the gallery’s Justin Dedemko and @WillNYC, the exhibition includes works of various sizes that play with scale and proportion. Presenting works that depict “the secret life” of post it notes or a notebook pages, the artist […]