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Preview: “Misericordia” @ Prism, Los Angeles

After having produced stand-out shows featuring such artists as Andy Warhol, Os Gemeos, and Nobuyoshi Araki, Prism continues the hot streak with Misericordia. The show will explore the theme of religious mercy and the way that is has been interpreted throughout the years and across different artistic mediums. It will feature works from the 15th century to today and include paintings, installations, sculptures, and photographs by such well-known artists as Joseph Beuys, Bill Viola, Sterling Ruby, Terence Koh, Chris Burden, Lucio Fontana, and Marina Abramovic. […]

Studio Visits / Preview: Krista Huot @ Corey Helford Gallery

AM brings you a quick peek into Krista Huot’s (interviewed) Canadian studio in anticipation of her upcoming show this Saturday at Corey Helford. The exhibition will be a joint venture with MIA & Korin Faught with this being the second feature for Ms. Huot with CHG. Check it out after the jump.

Update: Brian Viveros

Last week, AM had the pleasure of stopping by Brian Viveros’ studio where he was putting the finishing touches on a new body of work for his upcoming show at Thinkspace. We’re looking forward to sharing the full studio visit with you as well as some of our thoughts next week, but for now feast your eyes on this sick piece featuring an amazing Mickey skull “day of the dead” mask. For those familiar with Brian’s work, you will realize why this works on so […]

Showing: Jeff Koons – “Popeye Sculpture” @ Galerie Jerome De Noirmont

Jeff Koons recently opened his latest solo exhibition at Galarie Jerome De Noirmont, further exploring his “Popeye Sculpture” series. Filling the Paris space with some of his signature “balloon” sculptures perched precariously in various formations, Koons brings new life to the works while adding some new twists like an appearance by Olive Oyl. Visiting Paris now would be an ideal time for contemporary art lovers as Koons and his pal Murakami at Versailles pack a nice one-two punch. More images from Koons’ show after the […]

Releases: Faile Bunny Boy Bronze (Deep Cherry Patina)

Among some of the items dropped today in Faile’s webstore is the third colorway for their iconic “Bunny Boy” sculpture. The newest patina for this bronze limited edition piece is “Deep Cherry”, and like the “Chocolate Brown” and “British Racing Green” (seen in our studio visit) iterations before it, will produced in a run of 10 and cost $4000 each. Photos from some different angles after the jump…

Teaser: Todd “REAS” James @ Galeria Javier López

On Wednesday, Todd James aka REAS’ will be opening his first solo show in Madrid at Galeria Javier López. Judging from the show card and sneak peeks, the work will be a continuation of his last solo earlier this year in New York at Gering & López. Those attending the show will see the Deitch Street Market alum’s vision of a “Great Adventure” sure to include soldiers, cartoonish tanks, bombs, blood, women, and more… Discuss Todd “REAS” James here.

Eric Siador x Nike Vault Kobe Mural

A new mural recently debuted during the opening of the Nike Vault at the Staples Center, the brand’s basketball-specific store and exhibition space in Los Angeles. Although the sweet 35 foot Kobe-centric piece features references to LA’s favorite son as well as the imagery from the city, art fans may recognize the distinctive patterns and linework from Eric Siador. Take a look at the entire mural and as well more details shots after the jump…

Akino Kondoh on “the Shortlist” for Youtube Biennial @ Guggenheim Museum

AM friend Akino Kondoh has just been announced as one of the artists making “the Shortlist“ for the Guggenheim’s first annual Youtube Play: a Biennial of Creative Video. Wittled down from over 23,000 videos in over 91 countries, Akino will be one of 125 finalists to go before a panel of distinguished judges including Takashi Murakami, Marilyn Minter and Ryan McGinley. The panel will have one month to pick the 20 videos to be presented at the Biennial on October 21st. Murakami could be making it to […]
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Openings: Herakut – “Hope’s Reply” @ LeBasse Projects

AM stopped by LeBasse Projects this past weekend to attend the opening of “Hope’s Reply”, collaborative duo Herakut’s newest solo show. Melding a perfect combination of the raw stylings of the beautiful Hera (interviewed) and the amazing photorealism of Akut, the German street duo impressed with the richness and whimsy of their new body of work. We were also pleasantly surprised to see that the artists decided to work on an installation for this show as it was originally billed as having a more of […]

Openings: Anthony Lister @ The Standard Hotel – NYC

Last week, AM attended the opening for Anthony Lister’s (interviewed) art installation for the Standard Hotel in NYC. This unique exhibition has Anthony creating a special sculpture edition of masks, guns, knives and more using his renowned style. Each mixed media original is hand created and painted by Mr. Lister with 30 pieces in the collection created exclusively for the Standard. Most of the works were snatched up immediately, but you may contact the store to purchase remaining pieces here. Even though the city was overloaded […]