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Previews: Third Annual “Supersonic Invitational” @ Spoke Art

Is it that time already? Curator Zach Tutor from the highly addictive and widely read Supersonic Electronic blog has assembled another great line-up of new-contemporary artists for his Third Annual Supersonic Invitational. Boasting an ever growing line up each year, the annual show contains a diverse mix of 41 artists for 2014. Brett Amory, Glenn Arthur, Tom Bagshaw, Oliver Barrett, David Bray, Hsiao Ron Cheng, Dan Christofferson, Kristina Collantes, Seamus Conley, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Jason Edmiston, Jeremy Enecio, Cam Floyd, Ken Garduno, Stella Im Hultberg, […]

Previews: Baby Tattooville 2013

This year’s edition of Baby Tattooville is fast approaching with the kick off starting tomorrow and running through the weekend. As seen from our extensive coverage of previous year’s activities, the unique event is an intimate art retreat where attendees can interact with artists and learn more about their art in an interactive environment. This year’s lineup includes Steven Daily, Sylvia Ji, Travis Louie, Mitch O’Connell, Olivia De Barardinis, Alex Pardee, Ragnar (see ab0ve), Sucklord, Chet Zar, Coop, KRK Ryden, Gris Grimley, Brandi Milne, Luke Chueh, […]

Openings: “Live Free” curated by Mike Maxwell @ Hellion Gallery

Opening on the same night as Space//Form in Portland, artist Mike Maxwell (pictured on the right above with Jocelyn Duke, Mark Dean Veca and Hellion owner Matt Wagner) curated a group exhibition at Hellion Gallery. Taking the exhibition’s title Live Free from the regular series of podcast interviews with fellow artists and creatives, and also his own ethos on life (see Mike’s tattooed knuckles in one of our pictures below), Maxwell brought together a selection of artists he has interviewed over time. With the podcast […]

Preview: Ransom & Mitchell – “For Smoke & Mirrors” @ Varnish Fine Art

Tomorrow night (September 8th) in San Francisco, Varnish Fine Art will be hosting For Smoke & Mirrors, the debut exhibition by Ransom & Mitchell. The Bay Area-based duo formed by Jason Mitchell (photographer-director) and Stacy Ransom (set designer and photo-illustrator) will be putting new surreal photographs on display including a series on artist portraits that incorporate their imagery (Greg “Craola” Simkins – seen above, Scott Musgrove, Charmaine Olivia, Alex Pardee, and more). What may be mind-blowing to fans of the work is the fact that oftentimes what they […]

Openings: “Made In Polaroid” @ Phillips de Pury

AM recently attended the star studded charity art show Made In Polaroid held at Phillips de Pury. The benefit was a one night auction that featured 50 works created by the 50-50-50 project using Polaroid’s mobile printer. All proceeds went to support Free Arts NYC. Numerous notable artists including Marilyn Minter, Jean Pigozzi, Will Cotton, Patrick Demarchelier, Phillip-Lorca Dicorica, Steven Klein, Matthew Rolston, Paulo Roversi, Lady Gaga, James Franco, Maripol, Nate Lowman, Chris Anthony, Estevan Oriol, Gary Baseman, Tyra Banks, EINE, Stella IM Hultberg, Krista Huot, Nick […]
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Openings: “A Decade With No Name” @ Best of the East Bay Party, Oakland

One thing about Oakland, it’s a city that represents to the fullest.  Want evidence of that?  Just look at this show.  Curated by a name you all should be familiar with, none other than Ken Harman, this is a show that celebrates and showcases artists from Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater East Bay area.  They include the well-known, the emerging, and the soon-to-be stars.  These include Monica Canilao, Skinner, Alex Pardee, Eddie Colla, and Mike Shine, just to name a few. The exhibition can be […]

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 […]

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.

Openings: “Celeritas” @ SURU

The motorcycle culture themed “Celeritas” show (previewed) and silent auction held last weekend at SURU in Los Angeles was a huge success, raising $66,000 for Riders for Health, a non-profit that funds the transportation of medical personnel to remote communities in Africa. The centerpiece of the show was a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa customized by Barry McGee coupled with a mannequin draped in styling Darren Romanelli fashioned motorcycle leathers. Accompanying this were a series of custom helmets from Alex Pardee, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Estevan Oriol, Futura, James Jean (interviewed), Joe Hahn, […]

Preview: “Celeritas” @ SURU

Motorcycle culture and fine art come together this Sunday, July 12 with “Celeritas,” a motorcycle culture themed art show for charity, opening at SURU in Los Angeles. The impressive lineup of artists will utilize elements from motorcycle culture as their canvases, including helmets, apparel and a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa. All proceeds from the show will benefit Riders for Health, a non-profit that funds the transportation of medical personnel to remote communities in Africa. Participating artists include Alex Pardee, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Barry McGee, Darren Romanelli, Estevan […]
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