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Teaser: Conor Harrington – “Dead Meat” @ Lazarides

We have to go all the way back to 2009 since we last attended a solo from Conor Harrington (interviewed). So, naturally we are excited to see what he has in store for his Dead Meat showing at Lazarides in March. We’ll have more details for you later, but for a hint, take a look at this quick piece he threw up that is an image from that upcoming exhibition as well as part of a film project he is involved with. Discuss Conor Harrington […]

Teaser: Damien Hirst – “Spot Paintings” @ The Gagosian (Worldwide)

Has anyone taken up Damien Hirst’s The Complete Spot Challenge? AM will be visiting and covering as many of the Gagosian openings for you as possible now that January 12th is here, but hopefully someone out there will be able to attend all eleven locations (New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Athens, Geneva, and Hong Kong) at some point. “Included in the exhibition are more than 300 paintings, from the first spot on board that Hirst created in 1986; to the smallest spot painting comprising half […]

Teaser: Kehinde Wiley – “The World Stage: Israel” @ The Jewish Museum of New York

Coming up in March, The Jewish Museum of New York will be hosting Kehinde Wiley’s works from The World Stage: Israel that showed last April at Roberts & Tilton (covered). The museum recently acquired Alios Itzhak (2011), a nine-foot tall portrait of a young Jewish Ethiopian-Israeli man that was part of the Los Angeles exhibition which featured traditional Jewish papercut embellishments from part of the NY institution’s collection. Along with other works from Israeli portion of Wiley’s World Stage series, “a selection of textiles and papercuts from The Jewish Museum’s collection – chosen by the artist – […]

Preview: Scott Campbell – “BLESS THIS MESS” @ Galerie Gmurzynska (Zurich)

Coming up on the 25th of this month, Scott Campbell will be opening his first European solo show at Galerie Gmurzynska’s Zurich location. We last enjoyed the tattoo specialist’s signature pieces fabricated from U.S. currency and ostrich eggshell paintings at his Marc Jancou Contemporary showing last year (covered), but it looks like the versatile artist has now added another medium to his repertoire. His Fuse Paintings will be on display for the first time featuring designs drawn with gunpowder and then lit (video here) ala Cai […]

Teaser: “The Boneyard Project: Return Trip” @ Pima Air and Space Museum

On January 28th, a unique art event will open at the Pima Art and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ featuring the work of over 30 artists. The Boneyard Project: Return Trip is a continuation of Eric Firestone Gallery’s Nose Job show last year (photos here) that focused on paintings on airplane nose cones, but this time will also feature disused airplanes from America’s military history including DC Super 3 planes painted by How & Nosm (seen above), Nunca, and Retna, a C97 cockpit by Saner, […]

Videos: An Evening with Ron English @ MoMA

Ron English (featured) fans out there – tomorrow night (January 9th) if you head over to the MoMA in New York, you can spend an evening with the self-described “popoganda” specialist. The itinerary for the night includes Pedro Carvajal’s 2005 documentary feature Popaganda: The Art and Crimes of Ron English, a sampling of English’s recent moving image works, including the “Detroit project” from his ongoing video-posting series, and a discussion between Paper magazine editor Carlo McCormick and Ron. Ticket information here. Discuss Ron English here.

Videos / Teaser: Adam Neate – “Revolving Door” @ Art Stage Singapore

Just like last year, visionary artist Adam Neate (interviewed) will be presenting his work at Art Stage Singapore. Showing with Elms Lester when the fair opens January 12th, the UK-based painter has created new piece, Revolving Door, for his fans in Asia that full demonstrates his “Dimensional Painting” technique. Discuss Adam Neate here.

Teaser: Luke Chueh – “The Primrose Path” @ Brett Wesley Gallery

Coming up on February 2nd in Las Vegas, the Brett Wesley Gallery will be hosting a joint show from Luke Chueh (interviewed) and Juan Muniz. Entitled Primrose Path, it looks like some of the work will be reciprocal interpretations of similar imagery including this Russian Roulette piece from Luke. We see roadtrip coming up in AM’s future soon. Showcard after the jump…

Teaser / Video: Ai Weiwei – “Sunflower Seeds” @ Mary Boone Gallery

For those who missed the recent museum exhibition from Ai Weiwei in Taiwan (including the stunning bicycle sculptural masterpiece), don’t despair. The next chance to catch work from the Chinese artist and recent TIME Person of the Year runner-up is coming up in New York this Saturday, January 7th. Mary Boone Gallery will be hosting his iconic Sunflower Seeds installation, which first blew our minds back in 2010 when we visited the Tate Modern in London. “The sunflower, with its destiny to follow the sun, became a […]

Teaser: Terry Richardson – “TERRYWOOD” @ OHWOW

On February 24th, the always provocative Terry Richardson’s will be opening his first solo showing in Los Angeles at the OHWOW Gallery. The busy fashion and celebrity photographer had only recently exhibited in New York at the end of last year with work focused on his mom and dad (covered). This time around, the new snapshots are entitled semi-eponymously TERRYWOOD and is no doubt inspired by multiple facets of Hollywood life. Discuss Terry Richardson here.
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