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Streets: Banksy vs. Robbo not finished

It looks as though Robbo and his crew have painted over another one of Banksy’s pieces in Camden. If you remember, what set off this confrontation was Banksy painting over one of Robbo’s historical throwups, which was over 20 years old (although the feud probably had its origins from even earlier).  After Team Robbo went back and remixed THAT Banksy piece, they now modify another one implying that Mr. B is fishing for street cred. What is making what Team Robbo is doing more effective […]

Teaser: Lola – “Ipsum Factum” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Looking ahead to March, we see that Lola will be unveiling a new body of work “Ipsum Factum” at the Corey Helford Gallery. While working on her second solo show (first solo covered here) at the Culver City gallery, she says “every day is a lesson and a challenge, with noticeable evolution and growth.” For this show, she will be exploring the relationships between humans and animals. Here we see her posing pretty next to one of the paintings she is working on.  Take a […]

Benefit: “The Partnership for the Homeless” Auction hosted by Larry Gagosian

On Friday, January 29, 2010, Larry Gagosian is hosting a benefit auction at his gallery in New York City in support of The Family Resource Center of The Partnership for the Homeless.  The event is co-chaired by artist Richard Serra and his wife Clara and the Principal Auctioneer is Tobias Meyer, Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s.  The spectacular artwork can be seen at the auction website and includes some fantastic pieces by today’s top artists, including the above pictured Richard Serra 80″x80″ painting […]

Releases: Alex Pardee’s Digested Rainbow Giclee

Releasing later today is Alex Pardee’s “Digested Rainbow” giclee. “Digested Rainbow” was one of the standout pieces from his “Letters from Digested Children” show that we covered last year at FIFTY24SF. Limited to an edition of 50, the giclee comes signed and numbered and measures in at 17″ x 22″. Available sometime today through Hi-Fructose.

Update: Josh Keyes – “Fragment” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

As we eagerly await AM favorite Josh Keyes’ (interviewed) solo show “Fragment” opening this Saturday at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, we can share with you a shot from Josh’s new studio in Portland of the work in progress for the new body of work. The painting on the easel is entitled “Shedding.” Read on to see the finished painting and the other works we previewed previously as well as a new image of a self portrait piece for the show…

Streets: Vhils in Moscow

After his work in Italy for the Fame Festival and in the UK for the Grifter’s group show, it looks like Vhils has moved on to Russia. Moscow seems like a popular target as Mark Jenkins’ work was recently spotted there as well. As you can see, Vhils uses his unique chiseling technique to create this special piece for all Muscovites to enjoy. More images after the jump…

Preview: Glenn Barr @ The 4th Wall Gallery

After showing in his hometown of Detroit last year, Glenn Barr now gets set to showcase his newest work (teased) at The 4th Wall Gallery. If you are unable to make it out to Dallas, don’t worry, we have a preview of the fantastic new body of work as well as a video of the setup (he’ll be showing alongside THH70) all after the jump…

Preview – “Meet Me Inside” @ Gagosian Gallery (LA)

Like we mentioned when we visited with Faile in their studio, the duo is scheduled to participate in a rare group show at the Gagosian this weekend. “Meet Me Inside” will open January 15th at the Beverly Hills location with other artists including Uta Barth, Larry Bell, Gregory Crewdson, Roe Ethridge, Jacob Kassay, Mike Kelley, Monica Majoli, Adam McEwen, Allison Miller, Kori Newkirk, Enoc Perez, Seth Price, Rob Reynolds, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Taryn Simon, Robert Therrien, Piotr Uklański, Kara Walker, and Andy Warhol. After […]

Releases: Gary Baseman – “Midnight Magi” Figure

Today, Gary Baseman (interviewed) is set to release his first figure “Midnight Magi” with toy maker Kidrobot. This heralds the launch of Kidrobot Black, an ultra-exclusive line that features only one colorway – black, with the molds being broken after production. The cool figure is limited to only 200 pieces and will only be released on a special Kidrobot site: So, keep your eyes peeled for the special site to go live. More detailed pics after the jump.

Q&A with Jeffrey Deitch

Following MOCA’s stunning announcement yesterday that Jeffrey Deitch will be taking over their director, the first interview with the gallerist has come out. Tyler Green conducts an incredibly insightful and fascinating Q&A where many of the questions we raised when we first broke the story were answered as well as some that we didn’t think about.  For example, Deitch touches on being forced to disclose what pieces he has in his extensive collection, whether he will be restricted from showing any artists he has worked […]