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Teaser: Tauba Auerbach – “Float” @ Paula Cooper

Tonight in New York, the Paula Cooper Gallery will be hosting Tauba Auerbach’s first one-person exhibition at the gallery entitled Float. The NY-based artist will be unveiling new Fold paintings alongside a new series of Weave paintings, presented for the first time in the United States. Also on display will be new photographs and sculptural objects, including Onyx, a deconstructed material volume printed and bound in book form. A nice touch was the special invite above that certain fans were lucky enough to receive. Discuss Tauba Auerbach here.

Frieze Week NYC ’12: Frieze Art Fair – First Look

There’s a new contender for the biggest baddest art fair in New York City and it hails from overseas. The UK-based Frieze recently landed in the Big Apple and has incited excitement amongst the art community as it has brung many of the top tier galleries that didn’t participate at Armory Fair earlier this Spring (not to mention attracting great concurrent satellite fairs such as Nada & Pulse). Located on the scenic Randall’s Island, Frieze brings a new way of experiencing traditional art fairs which […]

Showing: David Shrigley – ‘Brain Activity’ @ Hayward Gallery (Part II)

If you enjoyed the first part of our coverage of David Shrigley’s retrospective at the Hayward Gallery in London, here is a second set of photos for you to peruse. With about ten days left until Brain Activity closes forever, now would be time to head over for a look yourself. The multi-talented and multidisciplinary artist has certainly included a wide array of works including sculpture, paintings, photography, drawings, taxidermy, animation that will keep you occupied for hours. More photos after the jump…

Openings: Morgan Spurlock Curated “New Blood” @ Thinkspace

Last weekend, the Thinkspace Gallery hosted the opening for the Morgan Spurlock (interviewed) curated New Blood. Not only did the  group exhibition feature some talented artists, the showing was also centered on a novel concept of each invited artist also bringing along another promising artist to show alongside them. The lineup included Camille Rose Garcia / Travis Lampe, The Date Farmers / Albert Reyes, Dzine / Jesus Bubu Negron, Elizabeth McGrath / Morgan Slade, Gary Baseman / Jesse Dickenson, Gary Taxali / Adrian Forrow, Jonathan […]

Frieze Week NYC ’12: Geoff McFetridge for COOPER COLE @ PULSE

With the Frieze Art Fair opening this weekend in New York, the PULSE Art Fair also took the opportunity to woo art collectors at the same time. Opening today, one of the booths to visit at PULSE is definitely the Toronto-based gallery Cooper Cole and new works from Geoff McFetridge. The LA-based artist will be offering up new paintings that show off his signature minimalistic wit and his interesting ability to break down images into their basic geometric components. Discuss this showing here. Discuss Geoff […]

Preview: Thinkspace Curated “Synergy” @ Spoke Art

Thursday night (May 3rd), the Spoke Art Gallery will be opening their newest exhibition – Synergy. The group showing curated by Thinkspace includes much of the young talent from the Culver City gallery’s roster including Allison Sommers, Ana Bagayan, Bumblebee, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Dabs Myla, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Erik Siador, Jeff Ramirez, Jolene Lai, Kelly Vivanco, Liz Brizzi, Matt Doust, Nathan DeYoung, Seth Armstrong, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, and Yosuke Ueno. Head over to witness the LA to SF […]

Studio Visits: Tomokazu Matsuyama – “The Future is Always Bright” @ Frey Norris

There is no rest for the weary as New York based artist Tomokazu Matsuyama (interviewed) prepares to open a new exhibition in San Francisco at Frey Norris Contemporary. Following a stunning solo showcase at Katzen Arts Center of the American University Museum in Washington DC, Matsu travels to the west coast to share his beautiful inspirations. This new body of work entitled The Future is Always Bright which opens May 3rd looks pick up where he left off at Joshua Liner Gallery back in 2011. […]

Releases: Josh Keyes x Tiny Showcase – “The Collector” Print

It looks like Tiny Showcase has another quality release on their hands. The Collector from Josh Keyes (interviewed) will be available for purchase from now until May 8th with some of the proceeds to benefit International Rhino Foundation. Priced at $30 for the unframed and $125 for the framed version, the print will be sized at 8″ x 10″. Head over here to purchase now if interested. Discuss Josh Keyes here.

Preview: Collection Selim Varol @ me Collectors Room Berlin

Opening on May 26 (and running until Sept 16) at me Collectors Room Berlin is an exhibition featuring the collection of Selim Varol, who is known for being a part of the Toy Giants project, Toykio Cafe and Gallery, and Gallery Springmann.Varol. The exhibition revolves around the theme of the collector and his passion for collecting – and, what a collection it is. Along with artwork, Varol has about 15,000 figures in his toy chest. The show will feature around 3,000 works, including pieces by […]

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 […]