It seems strange to write about a show that one curated, so I’ll just give a little history about how the show came together, and let the photos speak for themselves. A few years ago Ryan Heshka had a solo show at Roq La Rue which included a couple pieces that were sequential stories and presented as stand-alone comics. They fascinated me and I wondered what a full show, with an assortment of artists might be like. The planning began and a date was chosen […]
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This Thursday, January 9th, the Unpredictable Gravity benefit group show will be opening at the Roq La Rue gallery in Seattle. Curated by one of our writers, Robbie Lowery, the show features an amazing lineup of artists with half of the proceeds going toward cancer charities. Take a look at some of the preview images attached to this article – selected from a list that includes Jeremy Geddes, Ashley Wood, Brian Despain, John Brophy, Sail (seen above), Camilla d’Errico, Phil Hale, Ross Richmond, Christopher Thompson, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Thomas Doyle, Esao Andrews, Ben Templesmith, Ego, Menton Mathews III, Tyler Stout, Todd […]
Jonathan LeVine Gallery hosted another great exhibition this past weekend with new work from Ashley Wood. The award winning illustrator presented a murky and moody series of paintings entitled Machine Sabbath which showcased Ashley’s unique artistic techniques of less is more. We’ve long admired Wood’s raw emotions and character depictions and displaying beside long time Australian comrade Jeremy Geddes (covered here), we noticed how well the two styles of works complimented each other highlighted by Wood’s dark & loose style providing contrast Geddes’ bright & tight techniques. Both these shows run […]
This Saturday, the Jonathan LeVine Gallery will host duo exhibitions from two accomplished artists from Australia. Jeremy Geddes’ (interviewed), whose work you see above, will make his US debut solo with a new body of work entitled Exhale. The Melbourne-based painter will unveil 17 fresh paintings rendered in his meticulous style. With his imagery left open to interpretation, Geddes often paints his subjects in mid movement floating in urban landscapes. Showing besides him is another Australian standout Ashley Wood. The award-winning illustrator and artist will also be making […]
Just like for Halloween, Ashley Wood took the time to create something for his fans. The giant in the comic book world is supposed to be exhibiting along with frequent collaborator and one of AM’s favorites Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) at Jonathan LeVine in 2012. But until then, take a look at the current piece on his easel after the jump from his frequently updated blog.
Well, to put you in the mood for a little trick-or-treating tonight, we have a little roundup of the rest of the Halloween snippets we have gathered for you. First up, Brandi Milne (featured) has released a new print entitled “Give Me Your Soul, Little One”. It’s available through Corey Helford Gallery, so contact them for details if you are interested. Take a look other ghastly items from the art world after the jump, and remember, stay safe!
It sounds like fans of Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be seeing a major show from him stateside come 2012. Showing alongside his friend and esteemed artist / illustrator Ashley Wood at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery, the dynamic duo will give New York a taste of what Hong Kong and Beijing have already experienced. 2012 is a long ways off and with prophecies of the end of the world on the horizon, we will keep you up to date on the any details we hear – […]
Opening in Beijing towards the end of the month will be “Gathering”, a group show involving Ashley Wood, Jeremy Geddes (interviewed), Dorophy Tang, Kenny Wong, Phil Hale, Rufus Dayglo, and Threezero, a convergence of art, comics, toys, and sculptures. Wood recently released some images of what to expect including some of his signature gritty paintings of war, robots, and sexy women. More pics after the jump…
Sounds like there are some Tarot themed shows and projects coming up this year. First up is “Tarot – Artists’ Visions of the Future” at Galerie Petits Papiers in Brussels. Although some of the other artists are unfamiliar to us, we do know that the supremely talented Ashley Wood painted the piece seen above for this exhibition. The show opens on May 27th if you happen to be in Belgium – you can see more info on the show here. Discuss Ashley Wood here.
Well-known Australian comic book artist and illustrator Ashley Wood recently headlined a group show in Hong Kong. Our HK correspondent Andy Li was on hand to take some pics of the “HK Venture” also featuring toys and figures from Threezero, Kenny Wong, Colan Ho, and Mak Siu Fung. The other Aussie artist in the show was Jeremy Geddes, whose works we were quite taken with (pics saved for Part II post) Images all after the jump…