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Openings: “Artefacts” @ TT Underground Gallery

Thursday night, AM attended the grand opening of Toy Tokyo’s new gallery TT Underground. The newly christened space held a group street art exhibition that included works from Shepard Fairey’s (featured), Swoon (interviewed), Mister Cartoon, Koralie, Lin “Quik” Felton, James & Karla Murray, Cope2, Owen Dippie, Rime MSK, Estevan Oriol, Clayton Patterson, Faust and Katsu. The gallery was packed from the get go as the crowd was hyped to check out the diverse lineup. Check it out after the jump.

Videos: Calma x N.A.S.A. featuring ODB, Karen O, Fatlip – “Strange Enough”

Continuing a long line of music videos featuring artwork from artists that have graced the pages of AM, N.A.S.A releases a track by Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fat Lip from the Pharcyde, and the late great O.D.B. of the Wu-Tang Clan “Strange Enough”. This video intermixes the art of Brazilian artist Stephan Doitschinoff aka “Calma” is, from what know, the fourth of the series involving the North America South America project (we showed you the videos designed with the Date Farmers, Shepard […]

Releases: Dabs Myla x Greg Crayola Simkins x Jersey Joe Rime Hand Finished time-limited edition collaborative print

Strewth! Our favorite Aussie couple Dabs Myla have teamed up with Greg “Craola” Simkins (featured) and Jersey Joe aka Rime to produce a collaborative print edition entitled “Look What’s In My Pants”. The print image is based upon the mural that AM saw the quartet laying down on a hot day at the end of May in Los Angeles. The release will be a time limited edition, with the print being made available from editions house Static Medium starting right now and then for one […]
Photo via NY Times & Andrea Rojas/Art Production Fund

Update: Yoshitomo Nara – New York Upper East Side Statues & Asia Society Retrospective

Some exciting news for Yoshitomo Nara fans out there yesterday as the NY Times announced that on August 9th, a pair of 12-foot-high fiberglass Nara dogs will be placed on the Upper East Side (one across from the entrance to the Asia Society at 725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street, and the other at 67th Street and Park Avenue just in front of the Park Avenue Armory) The Asia Society will be hosting a major retrospective with the famous Japanese pop artist entitled “Yoshitomo Nara: […]

Streets: Shepard Fairey for Viva La Revolucion (Part 3)

After finishing his mural in Hillcrest for the Viva La Revolucion exhibition, Shepard Fairey’s (featured) moved to the next spot – South Park (29th and Ivy). From the looks of things, this piece will be a larger version of his “Burmese Monk” image. Those in San Diego, make sure you get out and find all these street gems by these major artists as most likely, this will be the only time in the near future where you will have this opportunity in your hometown. More […]

Releases: Audrey Kawasaki Brooches

Those Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) brooches that made us the envy of all our art friends are finally available as a general release this Saturday, July 17th at 3 pm (Pacific Time). Originally released only to attendees of Baby Tattooville 2009 (where we got ours), these momentos will be limited to 1200 from Audrey’s website were you need to register in order to by one. Check more info on her blog and take a look at more detailed pics after the jump…

Preview / Installation: AJ Fosik & Bill McRight – “Count Back From Nothing” @ David B. Smith Gallery

David B. Smith Gallery weighs in this month with yet another stellar looking exhibition opening Friday, July 16th with the pairing of sculptors AJ Fosik and Bill McRight in the two person show “Count Back From Nothing”. Fosik’s three dimensional animalia sculptures have jumped off the walls at us here at AM on many occasions before, and we’re always excited to see what this artist brings with each set of new work. The layering of found wood and other elements that goes into each of […]

Previews: “Graffolution” @ Soapstone Gallery

Tonight is the opening of “Graffolution” at the Soapstone Gallery in Midtown New York. The street art centric line-up is packed with a list of artists such as: Subtexture, Matt Siren, See One, Sae Ster, Eric Orr, Meres, Joe Russo, Rob Lucinano, Billi Kid, Fumero, Vickipages, Josh Goldstein, Masasahiro Ito, UR New York (2ESAE & SKI) , Peat Wollaeger (stenSOUL), Veng (Robots Will Kill), Daniel “Krave” Fila, Charlie Green, Toofly, Erotica, Abe Lincoln Jr, Clark Fly ID, Ribs, KA, Ellis G, Joe Iurato, Slave, Sane 2, Gigi […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings (July 15-17)

There are some major shows taking place this weekend the world over, but none more important than the major ‘Viva La Revolucion’ show down in San Diego at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art that opens this Saturday evening. Curated by Pedro Alonzo, the man responsible for Shepard’s recent museum show at the ICA Boston has pulled out all the stops for this one. See our coverage of the show and surrounding outdoor installs coming together here and be sure to get down to […]

Streets: Shepard Fairey for Viva La Revolucion (Part 2)

After stopping by earlier to this week to catch the beginning of Shepard Fairey’s (featured) mural in Hillcrest, AM went back to snap some pics of the finished mural. Shep has already moved on to the next spot (more on that later) as he is pasting up San Diego to prep for Viva La Revolucion opening this weekend. More detailed pics from our friend, Stephanie Fong, after the jump…