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Openings: Branded Arts x Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica Benefit

Opening tonight at 7 pm (with a The Morning After – Santa Monica print release from Nick Walker) is the Branded Arts x Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica Benefit (1238 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404). Along with a group exhibition for art lovers to enjoy, there will also be a silent auction held at the end of the night of basketballs customized by artists including Kenny Scharf, Nick Walker, Saber, Meggs, Chor Boogie, Mad Steez, Aaron De La Cruz, Hebru Brantley, 0ne0f0ne, Duncan Lemmon, and Charlie Edmiston as well as a DJ […]
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Swoon Braddock Tiles Project

Street artist and humanitarian  Swoon (interviewed) has recently announced a new project she is working on in North Braddock, Pennsylvania. Entitled Braddock Tiles, the venture will take place in an abandoned church which will eventually become an art-making hub in the blighted area. Their first order of business is hand-making 20,000 ceramic tiles to restore the roof of the historic building. You can learn more about the project here as well as buy limited edition prints (like the one below from Swoon) here to support them. Via Wooster […]
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Upcoming: Oceanic Awareness Collaboration Benefit Show @ Thinkspace

This Saturday night (March 30th), the Thinkspace Gallery will hold a one night only (5-9 pm) event raise awareness & funding for the purpose & progression of the Oceanic Awareness Collaboration, which provides underprivileged kids with scholarships to attend CIMI Marine Biology Camp on Catalina Island. You can check out the eclectic list of artists here, but here are a few names you may recognize – Adam Wallacavage, Caitlin Hackett, Chaz Bojorquez, Cleon Peterson, Dan Quintana, Jacub Gagnon, Marco Zamora, Mark Warren Jacques, Pedro Matos, […]
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Benefits: Tara McPherson x CCM – “Rebuilding From A Fire”

Last month, there was a monstrous four alarm fire that raged thru a handful of apartments in Williamsburg Brooklyn. As many as 200 firefighters were dispatched to get the flames under control, with very little success. While many were displaced, a few of the residents of this devastating tragedy were artist Tara McPherson, Sean Leonard and their lovely newborn child Ronin. Thankfully, they were out of the country at the time and nobody was seriously hurt. In light of the above circumstance, Cotton Candy Machine in […]
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Benefits: ICI 2012

For over 35 years, the Independent Curators International has been a driving force behind producing exhibitions, events, publications for the arts around the globe. This non-profit has worked with a slew of creative and dedicated art supporters to help nurture countless artistic projects & endeavors. For this year’s annual benefit, they honored  Dasha Zhukova as she received the Leo Award and also Jay Sanders and Nav Haq as they received the Independent Vision Curatorial Award. A veritable who’s who of the art world was in […]
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Benefits: MTV RE:DEFINE 2012

Following the success of last year’s RE:DEFINE benefit art auction and exhibition (covered), MTV is again holding its star-studded event to benefit the grassroots HIV & AIDS charity – the Staying Alive Foundation. Curators of the event, THE FUTURE Tense also return with a fresh cast of both established and emerging artists including Ryan McGinness (above), Marc Quinn, Scott Campbell, Tat Ito, Dave White, Charming Baker, Parra, Michael Reisch, Jen Stark, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Gérard Rancinan, Pedros Matos, Jim Houser, Swoon, Aakash Nihalani and more. The […]
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Upcoming: Sea No Evil 2012

On June 30th, the sixth rendition (see 2011, 2010, 2009) of the Sea No Evil Art Show returns to the Riverside Municipal Auditorium with the silent auction proceeds to benefit the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. This year’s lineup includes artists like Amy Sol, Ana Bagayan, Brandi Milne, Camilla d’Errico, Dave Kinsey, Deph, Gary Baseman, Jeff Soto, Jeremiah Ketner, Jessica Hess, Korin Faught, Lola, Roland Tamayo (above), Shepard Fairey, Tara McPherson, Tim Biskup, Travis Louie, and more. As usual, Captain Paul Watson, eco-activist, founder of Sea […]
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Preview: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

This Saturday night, May 26th, the benefit show for Born Free USA, Wild at Heart will be opening at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner, the artists including Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Mary Iverson, Amy Dover, Jasper Wong, Jeff Ramirez, Jacub Gagnon, Linnea Strid, Luke Chueh, Liqen, Naoto Hattori, Phil Hale, Stella Im Hultberg (above), Edwin Ushiro, João Ruas, Tessar Lo, and more were asked […]
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Teaser: 2012 White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction

Currently on auction at White Columns are works from over 80 artists to benefit the not-for-profit gallery near the border of West Village and the Meat Packing District in New York. Since 1970, hundreds of artists have benefited from their early exposure and support so head over to view the works on display, which are now available for bidding in a silent auction. A live auction for select lots will be held on the evening of May 12 with tickets on sale now. Artists include […]

Teaser: “Noteworthy Project Auction” @ Martha Otero Gallery

A couple months ago, we shared with you a project from Samsung where Tim Biskup was asked to re-imagine the sad face emoticon. It turns out other artists were asked to do the same thing with some of the other more common emoticons and acronyms including AJ Fosik, Megan Whitmarsh, Steven Harrington, Reza Ali, as well as Craig & Karl (see video after the jump). Now, the series of work produced for the Noteworthy Project will be auctioned off to benefit Peace First at a […]
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