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Video: Poster Boy – “Gone Fishing”

The details behind this video are a little bit murky, but what we like about it is that we get to see the elusive Poster Boy or one of the members of his “collective” in action. Although we don’t especially find these particular works that impressive, seeing that razor blade in action is pretty cool. This old footage is from early 2009, when MoMA put up artwork all over a New York subway station and may or may not have hired Poster Boy to help. […]
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SDCC ’10: Omi : Unmasked Party @ Bar Basic

On Thursday night, Munky King unveiled their newest product, the Omi mask, with a release party at Bar Basic in San Diego. Of more interest to us, was the live painting on larger replica masks that went down at the event featuring Yoskay Yamamoto (interviewed) , Joe Ledbetter, Aaron “Angry Woebots” Martin, and David Flores. Take a look at more pics from the festivities and the completed pieces after the jump…
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Update: Greg Simkins

It appears one of our lucky forum members was able to recently score a rare commission from Greg “Craola” Simkins‘ (featured) featuring none other than The Count and his Sesame Street crew (well, minus Ms. Piggy and Big Bird who are apparently dead in this alternate universe). Take a look at the details after the jump including the preliminary sketches and marvel at how Greg is able to seamlessly incorporate all the famous children’s show’s imagery into the painting. Oh and if you haven’t seen […]

Update: Scott Radke

  It looks like Scott Radke (interviewed) has taken time from his busy schedule recently to sculpt this new piece with his signature mix of the the whimsical yet grotesque. He also recently worked on some marionettes for the Alice in Wonderland movie as well as creating a cluster of pieces for the Thinkspace “Picks of the Harvest” show (covered) during the Culver City artwalk. More pics after the jump…

Previews: Mark Brown – “Daydreams” @ Gallery 1988 SF

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the rad hand of Mark Brown (interviewed) at work. The last time was at a solo at Gallery 1988 (LA) last year. This time he’s trekking up to No-Cal to visit Gallery1988 (SF) for another solo exhibition called “Daydreams”. The show opens this Friday, June 18th at 7pm. Check out an exclusive sneak preview after the jump.

Releases: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90′s” Show Invite & Lapel Pin

For those of you lusting over those special invites sent out for the Mark Ryden show last month at Paul Kasmin Gallery (covered), here is your chance. Porterhouse will releasing some of these at $90 a pop starting Thursday, June 10th at 8am (PST) which will be sure to sell out quickly. These will be limited to only an edition of 90 but don’t fret if you don’t get one, there is also a lapel pin of the “Pink Lincoln” painting from the show for sale […]

Art of the 2010 World Cup

As the 2010 FIFA World Cup gets closer, it’s only natural that more and more projects related to the world’s greatest sporting event come to light. Earlier, we brought you news of a Kehinde Wiley x Puma World Cup project and now word comes that FIFA has commissioned 17 artists to create soccer-themed works of art. The original pieces were auctioned at Phillips de Pury, but the signed and numbered prints — 2,010 of each image are available for those interested here. More images after […]

Openings: Logan Hicks, Anthony Lister and Michael Kalish @ Opera Gallery (NY)

Last week, AM attended the opening at New York’s Opera Gallery where they hosted the opening for Logan Hicks (interviewed), Anthony Lister’s (interviewed) and Michael Kalish. Many attended the opening including Eric Haze, Charming Baker and crew. Check out the opening night pics after the jump.

Openings: JR – “Women Are Heroes” @ Galerie Springmann.Varol

Germany got a healthy dosage of JR with his recent opening at Duesseldorf’s Gallery Springmann.Varol. The latest exhibition in JR’s  “Women Are Heroes” project, (previously seen in Paris and London) had much of the town buzzing. The gorgeous gallery was a great space for the French street photographer to showcase his talents. Both the inside and outside were fully utilized by the artist’s signature photo paste-ups. As teased, JR created another phenomenal wall installation consisting of 128 “speaker eyes” similar to the one we experienced at the […]
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Releases / Behind the Scenes: Mark Dean Veca x Modern Multiples – “As Cold As They Come” Print

It looks like Mark Dean Veca (interviewed) has just released a new print with Modern Multiples (who we visited last November) in an edition of 36. Entitled “As Cold As They Come”, our readers may remember the image from Mark’s show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery (covered) last September. The 3-color edition will cost $350 and for more info, contact Modern Multiples. More images after the jump…