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Teaser: RETNA & ZES – “Excavated Revelations” @ Known Gallery

A little late notice, but tonight in Los Angeles, MSK brothers RETNA (featured) and ZES will be opening a show together at the Known Gallery. Introduced in their youth by their mutual friend AYER, ZES and RETNA led parallel lives through an upbringing in graffiti. Translating this shared history into bodies of work, the new pieces are collectively entitled Excavated Revelations. To give you an idea of what to expect, check out photos taken by AM correspondent Patrick Kawahara of some engraved & hand-finished works on found […]

Teaser: Vhils @ 18 Gallery (Shanghai)

It looks like Vhils (filmed) has been putting in work in Shanghai as he prepares for his show opening on March 31st at 18 Gallery (presented by Magda Danysz). Like JR before him, he’ll be introducing some of that European street aesthetic to the Chinese port city. Expect more photos to pop up soon as he has over a month to do some more damage to local walls. Another piece after the jump…

Teaser: Matthew Palladino – “Sweet Relief” @ Eli Ridgway Gallery

Showing with the gallery that represented him during 2010’s Art Basel Miami Week and who hosted a solo from him in the same year, Matthew Palladino (interviewed) will be presenting a whole new body of work entitled Sweet Relief. As referenced to in the title, the ever-evolving artist will this time take on sculptural elements to extend his narrative into 3D with his largest collection of pieces to date. Utilizing molds that “themselves are made specifically for chocolate making (for making objects to be eaten), the […]

Teaser: “Love & Hate” @ StolenSpace

Coming up on the 9th, StolenSpace will be debuting their first show of the year with a Valentine-themed group show entitled Love & Hate. Along with new limited edition offerings, the exhibition will feature artists like Chloe Early, D*Face, Dan Witz, Kai & Sunny, Miss Van, Sylvia Ji, Will Barras, Word To Mother, Von, Jeff Soto, Pete Fowler, EINE, Josie Morway,  Charles Krafft, Curtis Kulig, and more creating artworks highlighting the pleasure and pain of this holiday. See the other piece from Soto after the […]

Teaser: POW WOW 2012 (Hawaii)

In a couple weeks, the AM crew will be heading over Hawaii to this year’s POW WOW. Curated by Jasper Wong and hosted by Loft In Space / Fresh Cafe in Oahu, the art retreat will feature a extensive lineup of artists painting the surrounding industrial district of Kaka’ako. Along with beautifying the streets, the event will culminate with opening on February 18th featuring original artwork from the participants. In addition, Eugene Kan of Hypebeast has curated a photography exhibition titled Day Job? and Arktip […]

Teaser: Kris Kuksi – “Triumph” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

In about a month, post-industrial Rococo master Kris Kuksi will be bringing his dark and intricate assemblages to New York for his latest solo exhibition. Entitled Triumph, the return showing (last time was in 2009 not counting art fairs) at the Joshua Liner Gallery will include the piece seen above, The Surrender of Helios. We’ll have more for you when the show draws closer… Discuss Kris Kuksi here.

Teaser: David Shrigley – “Brain Activity” @ Hayward Gallery

We are AM are pretty excited about the prospects of attending David Shrigley’s first major survey exhibition in the UK, entitled Brain Activity, opening this Wednesday at the Hayward Gallery in London. The last time we saw a large selection of pieces from the versatile British artist was at the 2010 Frieze Art Fair, where he was incidentally also drawing on people’s bodies in one of his infamous impromptu tattoo sessions, so the opportunity to peruse an even more substantial collection of his work will […]

Teaser: Alex Gross – “Product Placement” @ Jonathan LeVine

Almost a year and a half out from his last showing at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery, LA-based artist Alex Gross (interviewed) will return with a new body of work entitled Product Placement in February. Fusing his special blend of Victorian and Asian references, this collection of paintings for New York will feature commentary on consumer culture. This show will feature 19 new works on canvas, paper and panel, as well as over 20 mixed media pieces involving vintage photographs called cabinet cards. Some images of […]

Teaser: Jeremy Geddes @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

As we mentioned first all the way back in 2010, Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be introducing a new body of work at his highly anticipated solo at Jonathan LeVine later this year. The first glimpse of this New York showing is this final Cluster painting from the Melbourne-based artist, which also sounds like it might be released as a print at some point. Discuss Jeremy Geddes here.

Teaser: Amy Sol – “Numina” @ Corey Helford Gallery

It has been over a year since Amy Sol (interviewed) showed at Corey Helford Gallery where she will be returning for a solo coming up in March. This newest painting, entitled Bonfire, sees the Las Vegas-based painter continuing to hone in on a more on her central characters as well as develop more depth to her works, some of which we saw first hand at a recent group show in Los Angeles. Numina opens on March 10th. Discuss this show here. Discuss Amy Sol here.