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Preview: Jeremy Fish & Kenichi Yokono – “Rise of the Underground” @ Mark Moore

At the end of the month in Los Angeles, the Mark Moore Gallery will play host to two artists whose work at first glance have nothing much in common, but when you consider their use of woodworking and the surreal imagery, you begin to see the reason for the pairing. For Rise of the Underground, Jeremy Fish (featured) will be presenting his perfectly cut silhouette paintings featuring his animal characters using some unique modes of transportation (sometimes being the transportation themselves). Showing jointly alongside Fish […]

Frieze ’11: Highlights (Part I)

As Frieze Art Fair drew to a close last Sunday, featuring over 170 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world, we have picked up some of our favorite in no particular order: Mary and Child sculpture entitled the Milk of Human Weakness by Jake and Dinos Chapman (previously covered) at White Cube Gallery. Mark Ryden’s painting at Kasmin Gallery. Marc Quinn’s fingerprint painting at Gallerie Theaddeus Ropac. Ryan McGinley pictures at Alison Jacques Gallery. Realistic installations from Nordic duo Elmgreen & Dragset, with Galerie […]

Openings: Tim Biskup – “Former State” @ THIS Gallery

Last Friday, Tim Biskup exhibited a new body of work in a show titled Former State. As previously seen during a studio visit with the LA-based artist, his latest effort continues to expand on the polygon-based style that he has been exploring the last several years. However, what was interesting this time around is that he used small models as a guide to his larger artworks. Each of his new paintings featured a small sculpture next to it which the artist created as a way […]

Streets: El Mac & Augustine Kofie (Los Angeles)

Over the past week, artists El Mac and Augustine Kofie (featured) collaborated on a wall inside the KROQ radio station complex. For this project, the duo brought forth a mural which fittingly centered around the idea of music. They had previously worked together on a piece inside the 33third Store / Mid-City Arts building, however this time around they focused on a color palette featuring a variety of red, white and dark colors. Although their styles are very different, the two of them managed create […]
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Studio Visits: TrustoCorp – “Life Cycle” @ Opera Gallery (NYC)

AM recently visited TrustoCorp’s secret lair in anticipation of their opening at New York’s Opera Gallery tomorrow, October 20th. The show entitled Life Cycle will be based around the aspects of growing up in the American culture including the life stages of childhood, puberty, adulthood and death. With works ranging in mediums from stained glass windows to board games to vintage arcade games, there willl be something for everybody. The Corp gave us a little tour of the new body of work as they bring […]

Releases: Gary Baseman – Toby’s Secret Society Mini Series

This Thursday, Kidrobot is set to release its first mini-figure toy series in about five years by Gary Baseman. The Toby’s Secret Society set begins with Toby, the protector of dreams, memories, and darkest secrets. He commands a sect of 11 spirits and brethren – the Disciple, the Princess of Secrets, the Goddess of Dreams, the Knight of Good Fortune, and the Seven Sacred Magi: Compassion, Destiny, Freedom, Lust, Love, Trust, and Truth – together they make up a select group of 3-inch figures chosen […]

Teaser: Arrested Motion – “East West Connect” @ Above Second (Hong Kong)

For those in Hong Kong, we are excited to announce our first ever curatorial project to be hosted by the Above Second Gallery at the end of next month. East West Connect will feature artists who hail from an Asian background and/or those who have utilized imagery inspired by the Far East in the past. Themes to be explored include ideas of identity for those who have dual cultural allegiances, melding and fusion of artistic influences, and the discussion of the work when brought into […]

Previews: Ryan McLennan – “Abominations” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Opening along side Chloe Early this Thursday at Joshua Liner Gallery will be Brooklyn-based painter Ryan McLennan. Abominations seeks to take Ryan’s unique vision of the animal kingdom in a different direction. Much like their human counterparts, the animals in this series reflect the behavior & motives seen in life. Symbolizing important subjects and concepts in our everyday existence, Ryan tackles universal concepts such as god and morality. The opening reception will be at 6 pm so make it out if you can. Check out […]

Openings: How & Nosm – “Achtung!” and Daze – “The Grey Scale” @ Known Gallery

Over the weekend, the Known Gallery unveiled the latest exhibit from New York based graffiti artists How & Nosm. Titled Achtung!, the show filled the gallery space to capacity as art aficionados were presented with more than 15 large scale paintings, more than 100 sketches & stencils, and a sculpture that sits in the middle of the gallery floor. The twins had arrived in Los Angeles last week and used the extra time to paint a large scale mural, but that project was simply a […]

Previews: Chloe Early – “Feathers and Wax” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

This Thursday, Joshua Liner Gallery will welcome Irish artist Chloe Early for her first New York solo exhibition. The talented painter will bring her latest series of works entitled Feathers and Wax created by utilizing a unique technique of juxtaposing euphoric colors and graceful subjects with the raw symbols of aggression and degradation such as bullets, bombs, and urban items. Check out a preview after the jump.