ArrestedMotion logo
The Latest...
174A3133

Studio Visits / Previews: Cyrcle. – “Nothing Exists” @ Station16 Gallery

Coming up in a few weeks, the Cyrcle. (featured) crew will be opening a new show at the Station16 Gallery in Montreal. It looks like Rabz & Davey’s artistic journey has taken a philosophical turn with this new batch of work collectively entitled Nothing Exists. Take a look in these photos as we catch the multidisciplinary artists hard at work in the studio prepping for the exhibition (opening on June 4th). Photo credit: Theonepointeight. Discuss Cyrcle. here.
invader-wipe-out-an-explosition-of-invader-in-hong-kong-the-qube-recap-27

Showing: Invader – “Wipe Out” @ The Qube (Hong Kong)

Showing through the end of this weekend is a show entitled Wipe Out from Invader in Hong Kong at The Qube, PMQ (35 Aberdeen Street, Central). The title of the exhibition is in reference to the extremely efficient and quick removal of 90% of his famed tiled creations from the streets of the metropolis by cleaning crews after getting up earlier there this year (here & here). Part of the work on display is a re-creation of these pieces and the photo documentation of their brief existence in the wild. […]
11148472_1837950619764278_2466758681096902713_n

Releases: Luke Chueh x Common Artist Project Apparel

Continuing to spread his iconic sad bear imagery, Luke Chueh (interviewed) recently collaborated with Common Artist Project on a collection of clothing. Featuring a limited edition run of Pullovers, Rib Muscle Tanks, Short Sleeve Tees entitled “Bolt,” the line of clothing with the pink lightning bolt and his most famous character is a homage to Ziggy Stardust. Those interested can head over here to make a purchase. Discuss Luke Chueh here.
11273205_693819004078573_2060059549_n

Upcoming: Shepard Fairey – “Printed Matters” @ Library Street Collective

On May 22nd, Shepard Fairey (featured) will be returning to Detroit for the first time in over a decade for a solo at Library Street Collective. Printed Matters is a continuous series of exhibitions which focuses on the importance of printed material in the Los Angeles-based artist’s oeuvre. On display will be will be serigraphs on paper, editions on wood, editions on metal, and fine art collage on which Shep states – “I’m a product of the era of mass production and the mass culture it has created. I […]
11249797_504090649738643_1989144699_n

Audrey Kawasaki / Static Medium 10 Year Anniversary Giveaway

As some of  you may know, our friends at Static Medium initially started their little company to make prints for Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed). So, it is only fitting that for their 10 year anniversary, they have dug up some archived limited editions from Kawasaki to give away in celebration of reaching this milestone. Head over to their Instagram for more details and to give yourself a chance to add some hard to acquire prints to your collection. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.
_MG_6176

Previews / Setup: Clemens Behr – Variety of (N)one @ Mirus Gallery

This weekend, Berlin based artist Clemens Behr opens his first US solo exhibition at Mirus Gallery. Variety of (N)one will feature Behr’s trademark installation-based artworks following a month’s residency with the San Francisco space and will extensively feature materials gathered by the artist from the recent remodelling of the building which houses the gallery. Behr is widely known for his use of repurposed and found construction materials within his work, so we expect good things from this timely and site specific endeavour. The exhibition will […]
interesni-kazki11

Streets: Waone & AEC (Interesni Kazki), Perth

Ukrainian artists Waone & AEC from Interesni Kazki (interviewed) recently spent a few weeks in Western Australia, working on their murals for the local Form Festival in Perth (more coverage here). The artists were painting on separate walls of the same building in the Northbridge area, bringing a taste of their surrealist and meaningful work to the city. Working in a place with a much history and tradition, both pieces full of symbolism were heavily influenced by the local Aboriginal culture. Waone painted a piece titled Rainbow Serpent, […]
memory-fragments

Releases: Alex Gross – “Memory Fragments” Print

Recently, Alex Gross (interviewed) offered a new print through his website entitled Memory Fragments, the image taken from a painting that recently exhibited in a group show at Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Los Angeles. Limited to a run of 100, the new release will cost $249 with an image size of 23″ x 30″ with a total paper size of 27″ x 34.” Head over here to add it to your collection if interested. Discuss Alex Gross here.
bridges_of_grafitti36

Venice Biennale ’15 / Openings: Bridges of Graffiti

The city of bridges (Venice is located on 117 small connected islands), is currently hosting a very unique group exhibition titled Bridges of Graffiti. Organized as a collateral event of the 56th International Venice Biennale Arte, this show brings together a wide range of important names for the graffiti culture in Italy and worldwide. The ten artists involved – Boris Tellegen, Doze Green, Eron,Futura, Mode2, SKKI ©, Jayone,Todd James, Teach, and Zero-T worked together for the very first time, bringing to life a single cohesive Hall of Fame show, along with […]
kan_gris08

Previews: Gris 1 & Kan – “Humanity” @ Atelier des Bains

On the 28th of May, Kan and Gris1, members of the infamous Da Mental Vaporz crew from France, will be presenting a two man show titled Humanity. Opening at Atelier des Bains in Geneva, Switzerland, the show will include all new works by both artists, focused on the subject of violence and humanity. From early childhood through our lives, people are used to violence being portrayed as acceptable or at least necessary behaviour. Through video games, news reports, and popular entertainment, the idea of violence is taking over […]