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Streets / Teaser: EVOL @ Pictures on Walls

Hitting up London ahead of his showing at Pictures On Walls on December 1st, German artist EVOL installed some his distinctive work at Smithfield Market. Featuring his uncanny ability to transform urban objects into tiny cityscapes, this latest street intervention will only fuel the fires of fans in the UK as EVOL and full supporting cast of artists take over POW with their upcoming show. More photos at Street Art London and after the jump…

Preview / Setup: Interesni Kazki – “Nothing Special” @ Mid-City Arts

AM stopped by Mid-City Arts yesterday to visit with Ukranian duo, Interesni Kazki, as they prepared a new body of work for their show opening on Saturday night, November 19th. Like their recent exhibition in Milan (covered), Nothing Special will feature an indoor translation of of their surreal outdoor murals as well as some other surprises. Take a look at some in-progress photos by ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Teaser: Steve Powers & Todd James – “Livingston STREET MARKET” @ Icy Signs

ESPO & REAS are at it again – this time perhaps without the third conspirator, Barry McGee, in regards to the Street Market installation seen recently at the seminal Art in the Streets exhibition at the LA MoCA. On November 19th, the duo will be exhibiting the 5400 sq. feet of signs and paintings from the museum installation at ICY SIGNS (200 Livingston Street in Brooklyn). Make sure you show up to see a piece of history if you are in the area. Showcard and […]

Releases: Aurel Schmidt / Franz Wright – “Reveries Of A Lost Life Mask” Limited Edition Book

Available now for pre-order is Reveries Of A Lost Life Mask, a 68-page book  featuring artwork by Aurel Schmidt and poetry by Franz Wright, a poet she personally contacted to collaborate with on the project.  The drawings consist of Schmidt’s delicate and intricate compositions consisting of cigarettes, insects, flowers, condoms, and other street ephemera. The book is a limited edition of 1,000 and published by London’s Mörel Books.  Known for high quality and careful attention to detail, their highly collectable products sell out quick, so it […]

Streets: Shepard Fairey – La Brea Mural (Completed)

Last week, AM stopped by for a visit with Shepard Fairey (featured) and the OBEY crew as they started work on the La Brea mural. The huge wall that wrapped around the former Continental Graphic’s building was created in association with the District La Brea group show (covered) at MK2 Projects. We went back for a second look at the completed piece the other day and to capture some images for you. Take a look at the photo set from our ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Showing: Geoff McFetridge – “My Head Disappears when my Hands are Thinking” @ Heath Ceramics

This neat little project from Geoff McFetridge, whose work we last ogled at in his solo show in Copenhagen, was brought to our attention recently. The LA-based artist just opened an exhibition at the renowned Heath Ceramics in Los Angeles featuring his paintings on the walls and some special ceramic products, many of which are one of a kind. The showing is on until the end of the year so you have plenty of time to check it out.  Also, read this insightful interview with McFetridge about the […]

Openings: Thomas Doyle – “Surface to Air” @ LeBasse Projects

Over the weekend, Lebasse Projects unveiled the new solo exhibition, Surface to Air, by artist Thomas Doyle. The artwork included a variety of photographs and sculptural work which touched upon the themes of destruction in suburbian landscapes. One half of the exhibit featured an incredible collection of miniatures that were created with an insane amount of detail and craftsmanship. Although the pieces were small in size, it demanded the viewer to truly pay close attention to the intricacies and settings which Doyle attempted to recreate. […]

Preview: SIXEART – “Cosmovisión Andina y los Hijos del Inti” @ Galería N2

Opening this Thursday 17 November, Sixeart is back to the N2 Galería, in Barcelona, Spain, where some of the discerning public found out about his work a year before the Tate Modern discovered him. The new solo show entitled Cosmovisión Andina y los Hijos del Inti is an approximation to the ancient cultures of the Andes, full of colour, wisdom and misticism. Using his own abstract and pictoric language, Sixeart reinvents a new idea of ancestral connections. More preview images after the jump…

Openings: “District La Brea” Group Exhibition @ MK2 Projects

Last weekend, MK2 Projects, the special exhibition space of Merry Karnowsky in Los Angeles, hosted a group showing from Shepard Fairey, Deedee Cheriel, Mercedes Helnwein, Mark Whalen / Kill Pixie, Mel Kadel, Travis Millard, Matt Small, Samuel Lowder (FrePrs), Lezley Saar, Aiko Nakagawa, Todd Carpenter and Steven R. Gilmore. If you remember, the two week show was put on in conjunction with Shepard’s “District La Brea” mural (more on this later). More photos taken by ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Preview: London Police – “Who Cares Wins” @ Opera Gallery (New York)

The London Police are getting set to bring their impeccable linework and imaginative cityscapes to New York on Thursday, November 17th to grace the walls of the Opera Gallery in the heart of Soho. They are currently working on the new body of work entitled Who Cares Win as we speak and it looks like the paintings are filled with the iconic LADS characters that we have come to love as well as some local references to the Big Apple. Check out some video teasers […]