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Preview: Hush & Opus Gallery @ Scope NYC

Armory Week is just around the corner and we have a little peek of what’s coming for the Scope Art Fair in NYC. Hush (interviewed) will be premiering a new Geisha painting with Opus Art and it looks rad. Usually we see him utilizing a manga-esque girl, but this time Hush switches it up with a more realistic approach to his signature style. More after the jump.
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Openings: Ito/Kurata/Lansdowne @ Joshua Liner Gallery

It is no secret that we at AM are big fans of the general program that the Joshua Liner Gallery has put together for 2010. Even so, the two exhibitions that the gallery opened last Friday – “From Kojiki to Modern Heroism,” the two-person show featuring Tat Ito and Hiro Kurata, and “Refuge,” Tristram Lansdowne’s (interviewed) solo show – have been particular highlights we have been eagerly awaiting. And rightly so, as all three young artists brought strong collections of new works, impressing everyone in […]

Releases: “The Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds”

Upper Playground has just announced a surprise print release produced in conjunction with SA Studios and the Weinstein Company. “The Lost Art of Inglorious Basterds” will feature some of the heaviest hitters from the UP roster, including David Choe (featured), Alex Pardee, Jeremy Fish (featured) Sam Flores and many, many more. The giclee prints will be limited to an edition of only six per image, will also be signed by Quentin Tarantino and best of yet, all proceeds will be donated to the American Red […]

Teaser: Shepard Fairey – “Supply & Demand” @ Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center

Shepard Fairey (featured) is ready to debut his “Supply & Demand” retrospective at the Contemporary Art Center (CAC) in Cincinnati this week. The third leg of this traveling show will be a treat for all the folks in the Midwest as events kick off for the public with an opening party on Friday at 8pm. As usual the man with a plan is already beautifying the urban landscapes of Cincy as he did (here & here) with the previous stops at ICA Boston and Warhol […]
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Teaser: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90’s” @ Paul Kasmin

Mark Ryden is set to open his new show “The Gay 90’s” in Chelsea’s Paul Kasmin Gallery at the end of April. Back for his first solo since his “Snow Yak” show in Tokyo’s Tomio Koyama, Mark looks to take NYC by storm. Mark your calendars as it opens April 29th. For now we leave you with a teaser of this show stopper that we saw at Kasmin’s booth at Art Basel. More details after the jump…

Openings: Damon Soule – “Modus Alone” @ Thinkspace

Last Friday night saw the opening of Damon Soule’s solo show in Silverlake at Thinkspace Gallery. For our readers, it was also brought the glimpses from our preview to fruition with the completion of the Sleipnir sculpture installation as well as many multi-colored paintings from the artist. Take a look at all of pics of “Modus Alone” after the jump…

Preview: Kaws @ Galeria Javíer López

Recently, we teased you about KAWS’ latest show with Galería Javier López in Madrid. We now see that there are some pics giving us an inside look at the gallery space. Looks like KAWS continuing to work with the monotone technique that we saw at his previous shows with Gering Lopez and OHWOW. It opens tomorrow at 7:30pm so drop by if you can! Check some preview images after the jump.
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Openings: “Never a Dull Moment” @ White Walls

Opening alongside Antistrot last weekend in San Francisco (covered) was the phenomenal group show, “Never a Dull Moment” at White Walls. Featuring a stellar lineup including Augustine Kofie, The Clayton Brothers (featured), Remi/Rough, and many more, this latest showing is another expertly curated exhibition by the dandy darling, iO Tillet Wright. Featuring a refreshing blend of both photography and painting, this is one show that truly lives up to it’s name.  More photos after the jump.

Preview: Andreas von Chrzanowski (aka: Case) @ Signal Gallery

Andreas von Chrzanowski (aka Case) is fast becoming recognized as one of the most significant young artists with a background in street and graffiti to cross over into the contemporary fine art world. His position will continue to rise with the opening of his next show entitled “Never odd or eveN” on February 18th at Signal Gallery in London (teased). This is an important show for von Chrzanowski (better known as case when painting with Ma’Claim), as it is his debut UK solo and will […]

Teaser: David Choe – “Nothing To Declare” @ Lazarides (Beverly Hills)

David Choe (featured) fans in LA rejoice! As he explains in a way only he can on his blog, it’s apparently been six years since his last solo and he wants to make it up to the Angelinos. After seeing his recent sold out show in SF, we are looking forward to “Nothing To Declare” with Lazarides in April at a yet to be disclosed Beverly Hills location and will definitely have more to follow as the show gets closer. Another show card after the […]