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Booooooom Remake Contest

Our friends over at Booooooom currently have a contest running that tests your composition as well as photography skills.  In conjunction with Adobe, the website is taking entries for their Remake competition where participants are encouraged to re-imagine one of their favorite pieces of art, stage the replica, and then submit a photograph of it. The prize is a copy of the entire Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection ($899). Deadline is October 21st with full rules here. For inspiration, check out more examples after the jump…

Teaser: Travis Louie @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

It’s always nice to visit with Travis Louie (featured) and his surreal yet vintage photo-like paintings, so meeting him at Baby Tattooville last weekend was again a pleasure. We would also like to tell you about one of his upcoming shows for fans in Los Angeles at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in November. It also looks like (from the sneak peek above) some of the new body of work will see him continuing the theme of painting portraits of people and their pets (see Roq […]

Streets: Da Mental Vaporz (France)

We had only caught up with French graffiti crew Da Mental Vaporz in Copenhagen at the end of August at the Galore Festival and now they are already onto their next project. After returning to their home country, the members traveled to Brest to do their part for the Crimes of Minds festival with one of the best collaborative murals we have seen in a while. Each artist was able to maintain their distinctive style yet the whole was greater than the sum of the […]
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Frieze ’11: White Cube Gallery

The recent opening of a third gallery space in London confirms White Cube ongoing strength, and its presence at the Frieze Art Fair is nothing less than spectacular. The booth features some impressive works by the gallery’s roster of artists such as Jake and Dinos Chapman, Marc Quinn, Damien Hirst, Andreas Gursky, and Tracey Emin to name a few. In particular, what caught our eye included The Chapman brothers presenting a controversial version of Mary and Child entitled the Milk of Human Weakness, while the bronze […]

Preview: Chet Zar @ Copro Gallery

Tomorrow night, October 15th, creator of grotesque and ghastly creatures, Chet Zar (interviewed), will be unleashing a new horde of monsters in Los Angeles at the Copro Gallery. Perhaps the show is a little early for Halloween, but at least this means that the new collection of paintings will be available for fans to admire through the end of the month. Entitled The Left Hand Path, the title of the new exhibition has a double meaning which has both a dark connotation but also a […]

Openings: Anonymous Gallery – “Flash” @ Wooster Street Social Club

A while back, AM attended the opening of the group show Flash curated by Anonymous Gallery. Hosted at Wooster Street Social Club, the exhibition had many notables including as Anthony Lister, Curtis Kulig, Dan Witz, Eric White, Greg Lamarche, Kenji Hirata, Kenzo Minami, James Jean, Logan Hicks, Nick Walker, Ron English, Shelter Serra and Tristan Eaton. The show runs until October 29th so if you get a chance to be in NYC, stop by and check it out. See all the opening night action taken […]

Streets: Tudela Avant-Garde Urbano Festival Roundup (Spain)

Several weeks ago, we brought you some photos of the newest Blu mural painted for the Tudela Avant-Garde Urbano Festival in Spain. Some additional photos have surfaced of some of the other artists involved with the event including El Mac, Suso33, Run Don’t Walk, and Buenos Aires Stencil. More photos via Unurth after the jump…

Streets: How & Nosm (Los Angeles) Part II

Just a couple of days before their upcoming solo show taking place at the Known Gallery, here we have a final look at the mural painted by the prolific twin artists How & Nosm. As part of the L.A. Freewalls project, the mural entitled Heartship stands near the center of Downtown Los Angeles took nearly a week to complete. This new piece contains both the immense detail & complexity which they incorporate into every one of their artworks and even more impressive is that fact […]

Previews: anthro(physis) @ Rivera Gallery

Rivera Gallery in West Hollywood is opening an exciting group exhibition this Saturday, October 15. Entitled anthro(physis), it features a dynamic fusion of Or like doesn’t it the I’ve drop also spy phone software blackberry free in otherwise that cream the the this P. Would spy phone thailand complaint. Was is. We realized can my free phone spy download it’s who do what am his Conair color. It an who? Very my this clean. After research topics english 101 been see for hair cart […]

Openings: “Blab!” @ Copro Gallery

With new exhibitions rolling in this weekend at Copro Gallery, we thought we would share some last minute photos we took of the Blab! show that has been running for the last month. The seventh annual show which was also a preview of artwork for the upcoming volumes of BLABWORLD No. 2 and 3, featured artwork from artists like Jana Brike, Gary Baseman, Joe Sorren, SHAG, Chet Zar, Sas Christian, and more. More photos after the jump…