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Previews / Setup: Jose Parla – “Segmented Realities” @ High Museum of Art

Tonight in Atlanta (6-10 pm), Jose Parla will be presenting new works at the High Museum of Art entitled Segmented Realities in conduction with Imagining New Worlds with Wifredo Lam and Fahamu Pecou. Pescou and Parla will respond to the work of Lam, providing their reactionary work based on his life and artistic Legacy. Especially intriguing are these new sculptural pieces from the Brooklyn-based Parla that take his work into the third dimension. Enjoy more installation shots below… Photo credit: The artist, musuem, and Rey Parla. Discuss […]
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Setup: Pryce Lee – “Fish in a Barrel” @ Anonymous Gallery (Mexico)

Tomorrow, September 19th, Pryce Lee will unveil a brand new exhibition in Mexico City’s Anonymous Gallery. Entitled Fish in a Barrel, this fresh body of work continues his exploration of the fragility & violence that is part of human society with his signature bullet embedded sculptures. This show also serves as the inaugural exhibition for Anonymous Gallery’s new space in Mexico.  This fascinating show is a must see if you’re in the region and will be up until October 26th. Lee actually has travelled to Mexico to work in […]
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Recap: Cai Guo-Qiang – “The Ninth Wave” @ Power Station of Art (Part I)

After a look at the The Ninth Wave, a fishing boat installation from Cai Guo-Qiang’s hometown of Quanzhou carrying 99 fabricated animals, we now turn our attention to the exhibition with the same name at the Power Station of Art. Housed at a renovated power station in Shanghai, the ample space at the museum was a perfect setting for the Chinese artist’s work as well as the creative sessions (also see LA 2012) where pieces of commissioned art were produced utilizing his signature gunpowder technique. […]
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Setup: Jeff Koons – “Split-Rocker” @ Rockefeller Center

Later this month, Jeff Koons will be unveiling a retrospective at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art and there are plenty of events to coincide with this key exhibition. One of these will feature his famous outdoor flowered sculpture entitled Split-Rocker at the center of Rockefeller Center. Playing off Koons’ fascination with dichotomy and the in-between, this sculpture melds two notable children rocking toys – the horse and the dinosaur. Its right side is a horse and its left side is a dinosaur. Currently, the enormous sculptural piece […]
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Setup: Jacob Hashimoto – “Gas Giant” @ MOCA Pacific Design Center

Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant will be on view at MOCA Pacific Design Center from March 1 to June 8, but we were able to visit (courtesy of Martha Otero) the artist and his crew as they were on day 6 of putting up the massive 2-floor installation. The entire piece will take about one month to set up and will be Hashimoto’s first solo museum exhibition in California. Boxes and boxes of the artist’s signature paper and wood kites and tons of string and wire […]
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Previews / Setup: Ernest Zacharevic – “Art Is Rubbish Is Art” (Malaysia)

Yesterday, we brought you a look at some new murals Ernest Zacharevic has been working on leading up to the opening of his show in Malaysia. Entitled Art Is Rubbish Is Art, the exhibition held at the Hin Company Bus Depot, a now disused building along Brick Kiln Road, in George Town, Penang will feature his whimsical and clever imagery that up to now has only been seen on the streets. Take a look at some of the setup and prep work in the photos below and plan to […]
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Previews: SheOne – “[S1]” @ Gamma Transport Division, Edinburgh

If you’re in or around Edinburgh, get ready for a treat as Gamma Proforma’s new gallery space Gamma Transport Division opens this Friday with their inaugural exhibition featuring pioneering British graffiti artist SheOne. [S1] features a series of brand new works from the Transcend / Wizard Kings writer, also known under his real name of James Choules. SheOne’s work sees him abstract traditional graffiti letterforms into a unique visual codified language synonymous throughout his outdoor and gallery work, and from the looks of the pictures seen here from the […]
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Previews: St. Monci – ‘Adventures in Technicolor’ @ 1975 Gallery

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.  
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Setup / Showing: Hyuro – “In/Between” @ ArtRebels

Last night, ArtRebels in Copenhagen hosted an opening In/Between, solo exhibition from Hyuro, her first in the Danish capital. The showing from the Argentinean artist known for her street murals, often highlighting the female condition, included nineteen watercolor and ink pieces. We now have photos to share with you from the setup as well as shots of the individual paintings. The show runs through June 15th and we will also be bringing you a look soon at a 271 meter long wall she painted while she […]
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Preview / Setup: Dennis McNett – “Wolfbats Are Real” @ MOHS Exhibit

Tonight in Copenhagen, Dennis McNett (featured) opened his latest solo show at MOHS Exhibit entitled Wolfbats Are Real. For those who know of the Brooklyn-based print installation artist, you will be familiar with him spreading the lore of his hybrid creature with exhibitions, installations, and Viking ship performances (see New York in 2010). On display for this show in Denmark will be many of the artifacts from the related events of this mythic animal and legend featuring imagery which is influenced by the early 80s skateboard and punk […]
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