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Openings: Kid Acne – ‘Rhythm is a Dancer’ @ StolenSpace

Kid Acne’s latest solo exhibition kicked off this week at StolenSpace and AM went along to see the work for ourselves at the opening on Thursday evening. We called in to see Mr. Acne earlier this month at his studio in Sheffield as he was putting the work together, but he still managed to pull out a host of surprises for us, not least in the centre-piece installation for Rhythm is a Dancer. A giant ashtray in the middle of the gallery floor housed some […]

Videos: George Condo – “Mental States” @ New Museum

Vernissage TV recently put together some nice video footage of the George Condo exhibition in New York along with an interview with Gary Carrion-Murayari, associate curator at the New Museum. The first major retrospective of the American artist in the U.S. is interestingly not arranged chronologically but by different themes he’s explored in his paintings over the years. After watching the video, take a look at our photos from the opening here. Discuss George Condo here.

Teaser: Sea No Evil Art Show 2011

The Sea Shepherd Art Show for 2011 is gearing up as they enter their 5th year in raising awareness for Captain Paul Watson and his team of vigilant oceanic protectors. Much like last year’s monster show (covered), this year is no different with a growing list of confirmed artists such as Clayton Brothers, Dave Kinsey, Tara McPherson, Camille Rose Garcia, Korin Faught, Kimberly Webber, Mark Dean Veca, Vince Chan, XVALA, Ryan Jacob Smith, Shaunna Peterson, Gretchen Ryan, Joshua Petker, Renee Lawter, Kevin Christy,Andrew Barsoum, Neko, […]

Teaser: Ellis Gallagher @ Adjust Gallery (Miami)

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Teaser: Travis Louie – “The Creature Show” @ Roq La Rue

After an interesting collaborative show in Los Angeles at the end of last year (covered), Travis Louie (featured) turned his attention to his next body of work. The Creature Show opens next month, April 8th to be exact, in Seattle at the Roq La Rue Gallery and will feature some of what he paints best – imaginative beasts and creatures. The twist is that the monochromatic portraits will also include the owners who keep these critters as pets like the Emily and Her Troll Head […]
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Showing: “IMPULSE – A Wall Drawing by Mark Dean Veca” @ The Lab

While working on his big solo coming up in LA in May, Mark Dean Veca (interviewed) has still found time to work on other projects (also see South Park show).  One of these side adventures has taken him to New York where he has installed his Impulse wall drawing at The Lab, which is run by Roger Smith Arts, who produces the art, music and spoken word programming for The Roger Smith Hotel. The install will be showing until April 8th and is meant to […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinness – “Art History Is Not Linear” @ Page Bond Gallery

A different kind of show opens tonight in Richmond, Virginia entitled Art History Is Not Linear at the Page Bond Gallery.  Ryan McGinness has taken paintings from the permanent collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and reduced them to their basic elements with his same special technique utilized in his recent blacklight series of paintings. It will be interesting to see what kind of dialogue is created with the chosen paintings seen in a new context.

Preview / Installation: Barry McGee, Osgemeos, Swoon, Neck Face – “Art in the Streets” @ MOCA

*Edit – Photos have been taken down by request of photographer* As you saw with our look yesterday at Shepard Fairey’s (featured) install process at the MOCA, the museum is abuzz with activity as all the artists are setting up their part of the exhibition. It looks like the Nuart website has now found more preview images of what to expect when Art in the Streets opens its doors next month including work from Barry McGee, Osgemeos, Swoon, and Neck Face. More images found on […]

Preview: Josh Keyes – “The Magician’s Garden” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Ever the social activist at heart, Josh Keyes (interviewed) will continue to provoke thought, inspire conversation, and motivate change through his art. Opening Thursday, April 7th, The Magician’s Garden (teased) provides timely commentary on the increasingly pervasive genetic modifications invading our food and ecological systems, among other pertinent political issues of the day (such as border control), through a series of haunting and mythical imagery. Josh talks about the inspiration for this body of work in a recent interview with Fecal Face, stating “the fear […]

Preview: Tessar Lo & Andrew Hem – “MAPS” & “Building from the Ground Up” @ Show & Tell Gallery

This Friday night, Tessar Lo and Andrew Hem (interviewed) will inject the Toronto art scene with some of their signature imagery at the Show & Tell Gallery. With MAPS, Tessar continues to expand on the the colorful and the abstract that we have become familiar with since his solo at his hometown gallery last year (covered). To learn more about this new body of work that seems to explore the world between the dream and wakeful state, check out an interview with Mr. Lo on […]