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Teaser: Affordable Art Fair (Los Angeles)

For the younger collectors out there in Los Angeles, there is good news as the Affordable Art Fair will be in town from January 18th – 22nd for their debut showing. Held on the event deck at L.A. Live, the goal is to present contemporary art priced from $100 – $10,000, with half of the work under $5,000. One of the exhibitors will be Thinkspace with a lineup featuring Adam Caldwell, Audrey Kawasaki, Brian M. Viveros, DABS MYLA, David Cooley, David MacDowell, Jacub Gagnon, Jason […]

Teaser / Videos: Alexander Calder – “Calder’s Circus” @ The Whitney Museum

Starting this Friday (Dec.9), New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art will be pulling one of their permanent collection’s most beloved works out of storage and putting it back on display. Calder’s Circus was created by Alexander Calder while he was living in Paris in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He transformed simple, everyday materials such as wire, cork and wood into all the settings and participants found in an actual circus—only miniaturized to fit within a few portable suitcase. Calder began giving performances […]

Teaser: Casey Weldon – “Groty” @ Gallery 1988 (Venice)

Tomorrow night (December 8th) in Venice, California, Casey Weldon will be presenting a new set of works at Gallery 1988. Groty will be the first solo show in Los Angeles for the Brooklyn-based painter and will feature more of his surreal portraiture that we have enjoyed in various group shows up to this point. It will be interesting to see what he can bring in a more focused and cohesive setting. Another preview image after the jump…

Releases / Teaser: “Walls and Frames” Book Launch

The latest book by Gestalten, Walls & Frames, edited by Maximiliano Ruiz focuses on emerging international street artists and documents how they are transitioning from street to galleries, using innovative tools and techniques that are shaping a new direction of contemporary art. To celebrate the international release, all 101 participating artists have created handmade cover sleeves that will be available for sale during the launch parties in London at POW on the 8th of December and Gestalten Space in Berlin on 15th of December. More info […]

Teaser: Esao Andrews – “Nowhere” @ Thinkspace

As Art Basel Week Miami starts to wind down, although we still have much to show you, some of our attention turns to the shows coming up soon. One of the ones we are looking forward to opens on January 7th at Thinkspace. Nowhere will feature the surreal visions of Esao Andrews, and if the glimpse at some of what he is working on is any indicaiton, fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat. Show card after the jump…

Teaser: Ray Caesar – “it started with eve…” launch @ Stephen Webster

Tonight at Stephen Webster in Beverly Hills in their 2nd floor gallery space, an exhibited curated by Corey Helford Gallery will open featuring the art work of Ray Caesar (interviewed). The murder mystery themed evening will also feature a launch of the jewelry line’s it started with eve... collection, a set of rings inspired by histories of the most villainous sirens as well as an installation from Cameron Silver. More info to the RSVP only event after the jump…

Teaser: Invader – “Attack of the Space Waffles” @ The Outsiders

On December 2nd, The Outsiders Gallery on Greek Street in London will be hosting Attack of the Space Waffles, the newest solo from the infamous Invader. Just like his show in Paris (covered) back in June celebrating his 1000 piece of street work, there will be an appearance of Space Invader shaped waffles, which is also hinted in the title of the exhibition. Also purported to make a showing at the opening will be a “brand new mosaic Alias’, an Invaded Disco Ball, a 20 […]

Basel Week Miami ’11: Underbelly Show

Remember that secretive and unprecedented undertaking in New York last year entitled the Underbelly Project. Toiling four stories underground in an abandoned subway station in New York, over 100 artists invited by PAC and Workhouse left their mark on the space with murals and graffiti. Although the original “urban gallery” was sealed and unaccessible, this environment will be recreated in Miami for the Underbelly Show opening from Dec. 2 -5 (78 NW 25th Street in Miami, FL). Not only will the exhibition feature photos that documented […]

Teaser: Sylvia Ji – “Gilded Roses” @ Corey Helford

Coming up on December 17th, the Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting a new solo show, Gilded Roses, from Sylvia Ji (interviewed). We remember covering her show at the Culver City showspace all the way back in 2009 as well as in 2010, and this time around, her fans will be out in droves again to support the LA-based artist known for her day of the dead imagery although she has moved away from this recently. The new portraiture features her female archetypes in regal, […]

Teaser: MSA Gallery Paris Launch

MSA Gallery will be making it debut this Saturday, November 26th in Paris. The inaugural exhibition will showcase works both original and editioned from artists such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey, DAL, Faith47, Invader, D*Face, Kaws, Faile, David Walker and more. In addition, there will be live painting performance by Ben Slow, Joseph Loughborough and Mac1 for those in attendance to enjoy.