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Upcoming: Katrin Fridriks – “Stendhal Syndrome” @ Circle Culture Gallery

On the 21st of November, Katrin Fridriks will be opening her exhibition with Circle Culture Gallery in Germany. After a successful London show with Lazarides (covered), being included in a big The 20th Century Masterpieces exhibition in Seoul, and taking part at recent Istanbul, Vienna and Paris art fairs, the Icelandic artist is back in Berlin for her first solo there in three years. Titled Stendhal Syndrome after a series of works which are named and inspired by this unusual psychosomatic disorder, the works created for this […]
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Upcoming: Etam Cru – “Bedtime Stories” @ Galleria Varsi

Sainer and Bezt, better known as Etam Cru, are opening their first Italian solo show at Galleria Varsi in Rome, tonight, the 30th of October. Titled Bedtime Stories, this show is curated by Marta Gargiulo, and will present new canvases by the young Polish artists as well as several new drawings. Known for their large scale murals (they’re just finishing their latest one on a eight story building in Rome), the artists created mainly big canvases for this show. The duo will continue their usual style of works for this exhibition – surrealist imagery showing […]
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Upcoming: “Ducks” @ Greenpoint Terminal Gallery

Christian Rex van Minnen’s oil on panel (seen above) is a painting created for the upcoming group show Ducks, opening on October 24th at Greenpoint Terminal Gallery. Curated by Ryan Travis Christian and featuring a very diverse type of works by over 80 artists, this show is built around this thought – “I hate how you’re just born out of nowhere, forced to go to school and get an education so you can get a job. What if I wanted to be a duck?“ Other participants include John Phillip Abbott, Daniel […]
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Upcoming: Tomokazu Matsuyama – “Sky Is The Limit” @ Harbour City (Hong Kong)

We recently stopped by the studios of Tomokazu Matsuyama (interviewed) to catch up on a few projects he has in the works. Today we have for you a sneak peek of an upcoming collaboration (arranged by LeBasse Projects) from Matsu & Harbour City that has been getting prepped for lucky art heads in Hong Kong. Entitled Sky Is The Limit, a 6.5 meter-high stainless steel sculpture with one of his characters riding a horse aiming for the atmosphere from the Brooklyn-based Japanese artist will be unveiled soon. Based loosely on the classic […]
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Studio Visit / Previews: Sail – “Dead Language” @ Roq La Rue

This author had the pleasure of interviewing Sail in 2012 for his personal blog, but a lot has changed for the Seattle based artist since then. Shortly after his personal website launched in late 2012, he caught the eye of Kirsten Anderson, owner and curator of Roq la Rue. He soon found his name on the artist list for the I’ll Love You Until the End of the World group show. His work was well received, and after ThreeA Publishing released his book in their GOYA series, […]
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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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Upcoming: José Parlá – “Prose” @ Yuka Tsuruno Gallery

This Thursday, Cuban-American artist José Parlá will unveil a new body of work in Japan. Entitled Prose, this solo exhibition will be held at Tokyo’s Yuka Tsuruno Gallery. This fresh series of paintings, in the words of Mr. Parlá, will focus on the “stream of consciousness – a rhythmic structure that carries the energy and poetic painting body in flux with dance – defined by memory brought into action in its own moment – imbedded in an improvisational blend of performance – founded on research and observation […]
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Upcoming: Erik Parker – “Upswing Dub Project” @ Pace Prints

This week, painter Erik Parker will unveil a new series of monoprints at New York’s Pace Prints. Entitled Upswing Dub Project, this show will be Erik’s inaugural exhibition at the iconic space. Utilizing his unique painting style and compositions, Mr. Parker collages rarities and other “miscreations” from his storied repertoire in this creative body of works. The show opens March 7th with an opening reception with the artist from 6-8pm.
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Openings: JR @ Watarium Museum (Tokyo)

We recently gave you a sneak peek at French “photograffeur” JR as he worked feverishly to set up his first solo museum exhibition at Tokyo’s Watari Musuem of Contemporary Art. This past weekend, the show opened to a enthusiastic reception by the people in Japan. Highlighting his Inside Out project, which incorporated the residents from North East Japan (where the tsunami hit in March 2011), JR went big as he always does and wheat-pasted the exterior facade of the museum. On the inside, we saw a diverse […]
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Upcoming: BSA curated “GEOMETRICKS” @ Gallery Brooklyn

This weekend, our friends at Brooklyn Street Art will be presenting the inaugural show from their series Vandals or Visionaries where they invite a street artist to co-curate an exhibition at Gallery Brooklyn. Their first showcase entitled GEOMETRICKS is curated by Hellbent and includes a nice selection of artists such as Augustine Kofie, Chor Boogie, Drew Tyndell, Feral Child, Jaye Moon, Maya Hayuk, MOMO, OLEK, OverUnder and See One. Another interesting note is the inclusion of a special “Young Collectors Wall” which has works from the […]
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