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Teaser: Aakash Nihalani – “Overlap” @ Bose Pacia

Geometrically inclined Aakash Nihalani will be opening a new show at the Bose Pacia Gallery in New York on November 4th. After taking the next step in converting his public tape installations to cut aluminum gallery pieces for an LA show earlier this year, we are looking forward to what the creative street artist will bring next. Expect the new body of work to include “photography, sculpture, tape installation, painting, and interactive digital imagery”. A more revealing look at Aakash’s photographic wizardry after the jump…
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Openings: TrustoCorp – “New Americana” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Saturday night at the Los Angeles branch of Gallery 1988, Trustocorp brought his special brand of cynicism to the very city where much of his biting satire finds its target. The show, entitled “New Americana” highlights much of what is wrong with this country through the signature remastered street signs, tongue-in-cheek depictions of what the typical American male and female are comprised of, altered products, and like his show NY – mock carnival games. Also, a souped-up shopping cart in collaboration with speaker company Klipsch […]

Preview: Date Farmers @ Ace Gallery, The Wilshire Tower

What have the Date Farmers been up to since we last saw them in New York in April at the opening of their solo show at Jonathan LeVine? Well, they have moved their headquarters from the Coachella Valley to a Los Angeles studio to concentrate their energies on their next endeavor – a exhibition at Ace Gallery celebrating the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence. With this thematic choice, we are sure most DF fans out there can see that their work which is inspired by their […]

Teaser: Nate Frizzell – “I Should Know Who I Am By Now” @ LeBasse Projects

You might have noticed this original from Nate Frizzell (featured) last week when we posted our Beyond Eden Overview. You can take a closer look at this painting (which has a homage to Banksy) after the jump, but what we wanted to let you know was that this piece is a teaser for his upcoming show “I Should Know Who I Am By Now” at LeBasse Projects in early November. It will be his second solo show at the Culver City Gallery after his debut […]

Preview: Nicoletta Ceccoli – “Incubi Celesti”@ Dorothy Circus

As we mentioned in out teaser last week, Dorothy Circus will be hosting a new body of work from Nicoletta Ceccoli (interviewed) on October 29th. The show entitled “Incubi Celesti” or “Heavenly Nightmares” is a fitting name for these new paintings. Although there is always something delicate and beautiful about Nicoletta’s work, each of these new pieces has some darker aspects to them when you look closer. More preview images she sent us after the jump…

Openings: Chloe Early & Amy Sol – “Birdsongs & Machine Sounds” & “Dear Milky Way” @ Corey Helford

Last Saturday night, Chloe Early (interviewed) and Amy Sol (interviewed) opened their shows at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City. Chloe impressed with some of her largest paintings to date filled with here special mix of abstraction and realism entitled “Birdsongs & Machine Sounds”. Amy brought with her a smaller body of work, “Dear Milky Way”, that included both delicate paintings and drawings featuring her sweet characters and their harmonious relationship with nature. More of the opening pics we took after the jump…

Openings: Audrey Kawasaki – “Tangled” @ Outre Gallery (Melbourne)

Last Friday night, Audrey Kawasaki’s (interviewed) started her set of exhibitions in Australia with a strong showing in Melbourne at the Outre Gallery. Featuring five new paintings, two of which appear to fit in nicely with her “Tangled” series of paintings, the new body of work captivated her fans who braved long lines to meet and greet their favorite artist. Audrey moves on to the Sydney branch of the gallery for an opening this upcoming Friday, but for now, take a look at some opening […]
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Openings: Swoon – “Fata Morgana” @ Galerie L.J.

Swoon’s (interviewed) newest solo show “Fata Morgana” opened in Paris last night at the Galerie L.J. An appropriate title for her show as the Brooklyn-based street artist changed the interior of the gallery like a “unusual and very complex form of mirage” with her customary immersive installations. It seems like we haven’t seen her transform a space so extensively since last year in Berlin. Take a look at the exquisite paperwork, cutouts, and wall hangings after the jump courtesy of Guillotine.

Openings: Invader – “Roma 2010 & Other Curiosities” @ Wunderkammern (Italy)

Last night, the invasion of Rome officially started at Wunderkammern as Invader opened his newest show “Roma 2010 & Other Curiosities” (teased). The Rome Photo Blog was on hand to document the new body of work including sculpture, his infamous tile work, photographs, and maps painstakingly detailing each and every piece the French street artist put up. More photos after the jump…

Beyond Eden ’10 / Video: Robert Williams Lifetime Achievement Award

To cap off the our coverage of the Beyond Eden Art Fair, we bring you this video from sketchv from the Saturday night presentation of a lifetime achievement award to Robert Williams. This giant of the Low Brow movement puts things into perspective by saying “…I’ve been coming to this place (Barnsdall Park) for 47 years and believe me, 10 years ago you couldn’t have this kind of art in this venue. Abstract Expressionism, Conceptualism ruled here until right up until recently. If you come […]