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Releases: Luke Chueh Print @ G1988 LA

AM caught up with Luke Chueh at Gallery 1988 LA, where he was taking a time-out from preparations for his upcoming show in March at the Corey Helford Gallery (teased) to sign and number his latest print being released sometime next week. The print, which features an image fans are sure to be excited about, is limited to a small run of 100 and is the largest giclee print on paper ever released by Luke or Gallery 1988. For complete release details, keep an eye out on the […]

Shepard Fairey arrested in Boston

It seems that the Boston Police Department were not at all impressed by Shepard Fairey’s status as Presidential portraiture or his 20-year retrospective at Beantown’s Institute of Contemporary Art. According to The Boston Globe and Huffington Post, Fairey was arrested last night around 9:15pm as he tried to enter the ICA, where he was scheduled to DJ the museum’s sold-out Experiment Night dance-party (with tickets going upwards $500 on Craigslist). Police Officer James Kenneally stated the department had Jan. 24 warrants alleging the Los Angeles artist tagged […]

Openings: Chris Stain @ Carmichael Gallery

AM checked out Baltimore street artist Chris Stain’s solo exhibition, “Up On The Roof Countin’ Pigeons,” (previewed) at the Carmichael Gallery. Stain absolutely knocked one out of the park with his transformation of the front gallery space into a New York City rooftop scene, which featured an amazing gargantuan-sized mural on one of the gallery’s walls. This setup was the perfect backdrop for Stain’s work which features scenes taken from the life of everyday inner-city Americans and the day-to-day struggles they encounter. In the rear […]

Yoskay Yamamoto Video & Customs

Suilma Rodriguez sent us a nice video she took and edited of Yoskay Yamamoto’s Koibito’s release (covered) last month at Munky King. Since the release party, Yoskay has been busy preparing for his upcoming solo show in May. However, he still had time to work on some new customs of his Koibito figure… Pics after the jump.

Seen: Jeff Soto Talk & Book Signing

Jeff Soto gave an interesting talk along with a slideshow last night at the Riverside Art Museum to his strong fan base in the area.  He covered his graffiti roots, childhood, inspirations, and took the audience through a progression of his work.  It was very instructive to hear what was important (family, Riverside area, politics, etc) to Jeff in his painting, and to really understand the transitions and beginnings of his work.  Afterwards, he took time to sign books and chat with all his fans. […]

Jose Parla Pottery

José Parlá’s recently posted up some images of of his trip to Japan while visiting the Kimura Family gallery where he has some pottery projects in progress.  There were some interesting pics of the kiln, tools, the process, and some previous completed items (similar to those seen in his Cristina Grajales show). More images after the jump…

Openings: Craola & Anthony Lister @ Fifty24SF

Greg “Craola” Simkins’ (interviewed) and Anthony Lister’s (interviewed) shows opened last night at Fifty24SF with both artists in attendance to greet adoring fans.  Simkins expanded on “still life” themes from his last two shows while Lister focused on different versions of a familiar image as well as painting photos of his friends. See all the opening pics after the jump.

Releases x Party: Camilla d’Errico @ Ad Hoc Art

Tonight, Brooklyn based Ad Hoc Art gallery will be holding a special release party for Camilla d’Errico’s beautiful ‘Royal Egg Watcher’ print. Camilla will be in attendance to meet and greet her fans at the event. This print is based on the captivating painting from Ad Hoc Gallery’s Language of the Angels show. (Covered here.) artist: Camilla d’Errico title: Royal Egg Watcher image size: 14″ x 18″ (same as original painting) format: Giclée print on Hahnemuhle 100% Archival Cotton Rag, signed and numbered by the […]

Jeff Soto Book Signing & Slide Show

For those who haven’t seen Jeff Soto’s show “Turning in Circles” yet, here’s a good opportunity to stop by for a visit. Not only is the Riverside Art Museum open late tomorrow (because of the monthly Riverside Art Walk), Jeff will also be presenting an hour long slide show chronicling the span of his career, past and present. There will also be a Q & A session and a signing afterwards for his book, “Storm Clouds”. Feb 5 (7:30 – 9 pm) Riverside Art Museum […]

Preview: Cut Copy @ T&P Fine Arts

T & P Fine Arts is opening their new stencil themed show “Cut Copy” on February 6th, this Friday. The show will include artists 2 Cent, Ame72, Adam 5100, Bandit, Ben Slow, Buildmore, DiRQuo, Dogbyte, Daan, Eelus, Jef Aerosol, JRF, Kenji Nakayama, L.E.T. , Mimi The Clown, Mr. Brainwash, Neverwork, Nick Gentry, Papermonster, Pure Evil, Rene Gagnon, Skullphone, Soule. Check out some preview pics after the jump.