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Overtime: Nov. 21 – Nov. 27

Wayne Thiebaud’s artwork is featured on the cover of The New Yorker‘s food issue. Christopher Knight reviews Denver’s Clyfford Still Museum disagrees with admission charge. Sarah Thornton gives us a insightful look at auction guarantees and how they affect prices. Felix Salmon tells you why you can’t trust auction results. Another chapter in Ai Weiwei vs. the Chinese government saga, now involving alledged porn. Assume Vivid Astro Focus helps design Gaga’s Workshop at Barneys. Archaeologist argues that graffiti by Sex Pistols is of great historical […]

Streets: World Roundup (Nov. 21 – Nov. 27)

This week’s street work roundup around the globe starts with some new public art in London from Von, who recently released his Semblance collector’s box set. Other pieces seen after the jump include one from Gaia (London), Jen Stark (Florida), Stinkfish (Columbia), Btoy (Portugal), Pixel Pancho (Mexico), RETNA (Miami), Roa & Resto (Netherlands), and a couple possible Banksy’s in London. See it all after the jump…

Teaser: Sylvia Ji – “Gilded Roses” @ Corey Helford

Coming up on December 17th, the Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting a new solo show, Gilded Roses, from Sylvia Ji (interviewed). We remember covering her show at the Culver City showspace all the way back in 2009 as well as in 2010, and this time around, her fans will be out in droves again to support the LA-based artist known for her day of the dead imagery although she has moved away from this recently. The new portraiture features her female archetypes in regal, […]

Art Focus: Patrick Jacobs

Next up in our series highlighting artists previously unfeatured here on AM is Patrick Jacobs. The Brooklyn-based artist and sculptor creates these amazing dioramas placed behind glass portals which are like looking into another world. The viewer is instantly transported into an altered reality all due to the incredible amount of detail produced and time-intensive process which can take from weeks to months for each piece. Check out an interview from Charles & Ford here as well as more photos after the jump…

Videos: “Here Comes The Neighborhood”

If you have been following our articles leading up to Art Basel Miami Week, you will see that we have been covering all the action already taking place at Wynwood Walls (Part I, Part II, and Part II) as major street artist roll up to paint their murals. Now comes this trailer video for a new “docuseries” Here Comes The Neighborhood that explores the power of public art and its power to uplift and revitalize urban communities. This pilot focuses on Wynwood Wall and interviews […]

Showing: Lucien Smith – “Cripple Creek” @ Ritter / Zamet (London)

After working under Dan Colen for a time, recently graduating from Cooper Union, one of the oldest and most respected art institutions, and gaining representation by OHWOW, Lucien Smith has momentum and pedigree working in his favor, and over the past couple months has burst onto the art scene in a big way. The New York-based artist first turned heads at 41 Cooper Gallery back in May with his final project – an exhibition entitled Imagined Nostalgia – for the completion of his BFA in […]

Showing: Dalek @ Womb Gallery

James Marshall (Dalek) recently opened a show at the Womb Gallery in Oklahoma City featuring some minimalistic geometric paintings that bring to mind the nurturing motherly environs referenced by the name of the gallery. The pieces bring to mind a the hues used in similar piece for the recent MTV RE:DEFINE benefit auction (covered). More photos after the jump…

Teaser: MSA Gallery Paris Launch

MSA Gallery will be making it debut this Saturday, November 26th in Paris. The inaugural exhibition will showcase works both original and editioned from artists such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey, DAL, Faith47, Invader, D*Face, Kaws, Faile, David Walker and more. In addition, there will be live painting performance by Ben Slow, Joseph Loughborough and Mac1 for those in attendance to enjoy.

Stella Im Hultberg – Black Friday Sale

Just like last year, Stella Im Hultberg (interviewed) will be holding a black friday studio sale again. Starting at 2pm (eastern time) today, the NY-based artist will be making available 10-12 of small original drawings, studies, and paintings for those interested on her webshop. Sounds like a good time to start shopping for Christmas. More examples of what will be sale after the jump…

Streets: Wynwood Walls Update (Miami) Part III

Looks like Wynwood Walls is again the place to be for street art fans when Art Basel Week arrives in Miami next week. Adding to the impressive roster of artists we already covered in Part I and Part II, this newest update includes murals from Ukranian duo Interesni Kazki (who just opened a show in Los Angeles), How & Nosm (also with recent exhibition in LA), Sego, La Pandilla, and a wall used both Shep and ABOVE. More photos after the jump by Head8K…