Masakatsu Sashie‘s show “Under Fluorescent Light” opened last Saturday at GR2 on the west side. As usual, his detailed spheres encompassing urban elements (buildings, vending machines, air conditioners, television sets) were quite eye-catching. It’s as if his so-called “orb paintings” shrunk the ingredients of city living into a compact package for consumption. Another interesting item for sale was this model kit of one of his “orb paintings” that was for sale. Limited 50 pieces and nicely priced at $100, these must have sold out. Hopefully […]
photo via New YorkerDid you miss the Takashi Murakami Retrospective exhibition this year at the MOCA LA and the Brooklyn Museum? You’ll soon get another chance to see the creator of the “SuperFlat” art movement this weekend in Frankfurt, Germany. The Museums fÃ¼r Moderne Kunst will be opening its doors this Friday (Sept 26th, 2008) for a special “preview night” for members and patrons of the Museum. The exhibition is open to the general public officially on Saturday (Sept 27th, 2008). While we all wait […]
Because we are young collectors, we haven’t had much opportunities to watch an artist’s career blossom from the very beginnings. Emerging artist Tin is one of those happy exceptions and we have been following his rapidly ascending career with much interest. Here’s his latest painting that he posted on his blog today. Love the robotic animal themes that he works in with his female figures in increasingly complex environments. Looks great with his classic sepia/black & white palette but he’s turning this one into an […]
The second annual Baby Tattooville is fast approaching (October 3-5). This unique event, billed as a “limited edition retreat for artists & collectors,” has grown on us and Arrested Motion will be on hand to cover the event. The idea was for 50 paying attendees to spend the weekend participating in scheduled activities (panels, workshops, etc) and to socialize with the eventâ€™s artists. This year’s featured artists are Ana Bagayan, Glenn Barr, Dave Cooper, Bob Dob, Joe Ledbetter, Brandi Milne, Daniel Peacock, Shag, Amy Sol […]
As a follow-up to ourÂ preview of Kaws’ “Saturated” show at Emmanuel Perrotin in Miami, we have some EXCLUSIVE pictures from our friend Kim, who generously shared with us a little opening night access! Kaws was on hand to sign some goodies for his legion of fans! It seems that Kim even got a little gift from the man himself! *Note that this show is “curated” by Pharrell andÂ were NOT commissions for theÂ trend-settingÂ producer. So, the works were available for sale to the general public, but as […]
Many have waited with baited breath for the first photos from Audrey Kawasaki’s first solo show out of the States to appear on the net. She finally had a chance to upload show photos from Mondo Bizzarro (Italy) onto her blog yesterday. For a couple weeks, the only image available was her next to her showstopper “Two Sisters” that had been floating around on flickr. Now there are plenty like the ones below… Such nice frames, more after the jump.
“I’m sure” 68×68 Today Kaws (AKA Brian Donnelly) will open his exhibition “Saturated” at Emmanuel Perrotin in Miami. Ending his long hiatus from the gallery circuit, Kaws will make his long awaited return with a gallery known for representing blue chippers such as: Takashi Murakami and Robert Stadler. Curated by mainstream tastemaker and producer Pharrell Williams with works stemming from animation icon “Sponge Bob SquarePants”, Kaws is certainly making a splash with his return to the gallery circuit! We can’t wait to see what he […]