Here’s a first look at a pretty exciting project Scott Musgrove is working on with the Metalphysic Studio bronze foundry in Arizona. Look at these massive clay sculpts for what appear to be two pretty large-scale sculptures. Not sure when these be ready but maybe for his May 2010 show at Jonathan Levine? One can only hope. More images after the jump.
Los Angeles based fine artist Mike Stilkey will be having a solo exhibition at David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, CO, this coming Friday, September 18th, from 7-10pm with Stilkey in attendance at the opening reception. This is Stilkey’s first solo show with this gallery and the artist will have 20 new pieces, including book sculptures and paintings, and he will also be creating an impressive on-site installation. Read on after the jump for a brief interview with the artist as he was in the […]
After the onslaught of openings across the globe last weekend, things have calmed down a bit. Leading the charge this week is the second year of the FAME Festival in Italy. If you’ve been following our coverage of the show thus far, you already know it is by far the place to be this weekend and as always, keep it locked onÂ AM for coverage of the opening night events. Check out the full details for the FAME Festival and all the other shows going off […]
As stated in our preview last month, Italy (Fame Festival) isn’t the only country with an amazing street art festival happening right now.Â Norway is playing host again to the Nuart Festival, this year featuring the work of the best of Brooklyn street art including David Choe, Swoon (interviewed), Skewville, Brad Downey, Leon Reid aka Darius & Downey, Chris Stain (interviewed), Judith Supine, Logan Hicks (interviewed), Graffiti Research Lab and Benjamin Wolf.Â Take a look at what all the artists have been up to (courtesy […]
We recently previewed a coupleÂ of pieces from Brian Donnelly’s solo outing “Blasphemies, Monstrosities, & Other Perversions,” which opened last week at Show and Tell Gallery in Toronto.Â We thought theÂ pieces we saw looked like a strong indication that Donnelly would be putting together a compelling body of work. Well, boy, were we right! Check out the pictures from the opening after the jump.
Barry McGee’s participation in the annual Biennale de Lyon was cause for excitement in the AM offices, especially after seeing some video footage.Â Some photos surfaced this morning of the opening of the immersive installation Mr. Twist graced the French with (consisting of some new and old elements).Â Looks like McGee went all out with tagged overturned vans, paintings, classic patterned pieces, just an overall aweseom exhibit. More pics after the jump…
We recently tipped you off about the upcoming MichaelÂ Jordan Hall of Fame Tribute Series created by Shepard Fairey and Upper Deck. Now the final two images have been revealed.Â The first is of his Hall of Fame induction portrait andÂ secondÂ of his “Air-ness” in his UNC blue days. The first release is the complete set (signed by both Jordan and Shepard) available on ObeyGiant.com tomorrow, Sept 17th. Check out the other releases, images, edition size and details after the jump.
We recently had the chance to have a brief chat with Kris Lewis regarding his recent show at David B. Smith Gallery. Topics included themes in his works, his influences and inspirations, and the use of symbolism. We were also tipped off about the soon release of one of the paintings “White Flag” from the show as a print (seen after the jump).
You’d think an artist would slowdown to take it all in after a series of major retrospectives. If it’s Takashi Murakami, then you thought wrong. Since his monstrous retrospective tourÂ ended this past Feburary in Spain, Murakami has been on a tear, creating bodies of work on almost every medium you can imagine – sculpture, canvas, print, vinyl, animation, you name it – he’s put his team from Kaikai Kiki to work. The problem is, each show usually featured only one facet of his artistic endeavors.Â So […]
UK based artist Von, or HelloVon as he has come to be known, is opening his show “Semblance” (previewed) at Cerasoli Gallery. The show has been on display since last weekend but the opening reception is this Saturday, September 19th at the Culver City gallery. We sat down with him to talk about his beautiful paintings which incorporate abstract and realistic elements at the same time lending to a dream-like, ethereal feel to this body of work. Questions & answers after the jump…