Like something out of a lucid dream, Chris Berens’ paintings are as enigmatic and imaginative as they come. Both from a technical perspective as well as an aesthetic viewpoint, there is something wonderfully amorphous and endless about his work. His art appears as sinister as it does beautiful, teetering that fantastical line between foreign yet familiar, gorgeous yet grotesque, bizarre yet natural. With certain elements appearing crystal clear and others blurred, it’s as if they were representations of a person attempting to transcribe the images […]
David Choe has been a very busy man lately.Â He’s prepped a few goodies for your holiday gift bag! First up is his Dark Circles Watercolor from Outer Edge Studio. This is his FIRST ever watercolor to be made into a print. Dark Circles by David Choe 16″x16″ with 2″ border, giclee print on Arches paper Signed/numbered edition of 150 pieces priced at $350 each Avail: Tuesday, Dec 2nd @ 1pm (PST) via Outer Edge Studio AdditionalÂ book and another print release after the jump.
Travis Louie’s first solo in New YorkÂ was as good as the Adams FamilyÂ was strange and boy was it strange… err good… umm… well both actually. Uniquely hidden away at the back of a hip East Village bar, the FUSE Gallery premiered Strange Neighbors (previewed/interviewed) to a crowded and energetic group. AM was on hand as Travis presented a bountiful 15 piece show (which is more than his usual for any show). Each painting was beautifully executed and well crafted. Each character was accompanied with a […]
Mark Murphy over at Murphy Design has generously decided to have us give away one of Jeff Soto’s Â Special Edition books to one lucky collector in conjunction with Jeff’s upcoming museum show (previewed).Â Please check out Murphy Design’s website as they have produced many other stunning books from artists you love such as Ray Caesar, Joe Sorren, Bob Dob, Jonathan Weiner (Viner), and many more.Â They are really designed with collectors in mind and many of the editions have special versions with extra goodies.Â As […]
AMÂ Â was able to stop by last week to check out Jeff Soto’s installation of his show at the Riverside Art Museum.Â We aren’t able to show you everything as we wouldn’t want to ruin the surprise, but we do have some tasty images to keep you happy until opening night – December 13th (6-9 pm). As you can see from the photos, the museum has given JeffÂ ample space to work with for his first museum show – and he has taken full advantage with some of […]
Continuing on with our Basel Week coverage, the Carmichael Gallery is making its way to Miami for the Gen Art Vanguard Art Fair. Known for its strong base of international contemporary talent, the Carmichael gallery will showcase works from six different countries with artists such as: Alex Hornest, Charming Baker, Chris Stain, Dan Baldwin, Eine, Fefe Talavera, Flavio Samelo, Flip, Guy Denning, Hush , Ian Strawn, Know Hope, Labrona, Mark Jenkins, Sesper, Sixeart, Thais Beltrame, The London Police and Will Barras. After the successful Bonhams […]
Black Rat Press’ annual group show “White Noise” will open tonight featuring D*Face, Nick Walker, Blek Le Rat, Lucas Price, Asha Zero, Matt Small and Brian Adam Douglas. Luckily for us and our readers, we were able to see some advance photos from the special preview event last night. We love how lighting effects and ambience really highlighted each piece of art nicely. Some favorites as well as all the photos after the jump.
One of our favorite artists, Stella Im Hultberg is part of a group show that opens tonight at Limited Addiction Gallery along with Lyle Motley and Sean Christopher. She takes time from her busy Thanksgiving to answer a few questions for us including some of her plans for 2009. Interview after the jump…
Herakut’s (interviewed) show “Dirty Laundry” (previewed) is officially opening tonight but here are some photos from the preview night courtesy of Romanywg (photographer extraordinaire). The setup looks amazing – from the “flesh suit laundry” installation to the presumably custom painted walls. Everything was top notch. We had originally thought that because of the fact that it was an exhibition of pre-commissioned paintings that it would be a pretty random show.Â We were wrong.Â All the pieces in this new body of work definitely fits together […]