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Teaser: Tom French & Rone – “Don’t Look Back” @ Zero Cool

Next week Thursday, April 26th, the Zero Cool Gallery will be hosting a joint exhibition by Tom French (featured) and Rone entitled Don’t Look Back. Last we heard, French’s studio was in Newcastle so this will be local for him. It looks like he will be including some of those fantastic skull pieces that play on perspective in this showing while Australian street artist Rone will be contributing some of his stylized portraits. A look from Rone and the showcard after the jump…

Preview: Ron Mueck @ Hauser & Wirth (Savile Row, South Gallery)

At most of the art fairs that we attend, inevitably one of the eye-catching sculptures will be from Ron Mueck. His hyperrealistic works are often eerie in their detail, but not only that, the pieces are taken up a notch by being produced in large scale. Tonight, those in London can witness four of these works from the Australian sculptor themselves at Hauser & Wirth (Savile Row, South Gallery) including Still Life (2009), Drift (2009), Youth (2009) and Woman with sticks (2008). Take a look at more preview […]

Teaser: Pedro Matos – “Heritage” @ Ivory & Black

You may have already seen a glimpse of what to expect when we posted a video up last weekend detailing Pedro Matos new show Heritage opening on Friday, April 27th. This solo will be his first in London and reflects the many recent changes in his life including founding and curating for a new gallery Ivory & Black, also the location of this showing. Regarding the new work, Pedro states – “Through this exhibition I am trying to question my personal and cultural heritage, and […]

Teaser: James Jean / OVM – Butterfly Series

Last year, we told you about a new webstore from James Jean (featured) named OVM where he would make available various art products including items for his more fashionable fans. It now looks like he is getting ready to release his Butterfly Series that will include jewelry, scarves, engraved packaging and more. More teaser shots after the jump…

Streets: RVA Street Art Festival (Part I)

After revealing the first mural from the RVA Street Art Festival from Mark Jenkins (interviewed) as part of last week’s street art roundup, we now have even more photos for those of you not in Richmond, Virginia. Jeff Soto (interviewed) has sent us some images filled with mural action from the event, including this deeply personal piece he worked on. We’ll be back with the completed photos later this week but for now, enjoy the photo set after the jump…

Update: Arrested Motion – “City of Fire” Exhibition (Part I)

After a teaser last week, AM is pleased to announce more details to our upcoming City of Fire exhibition. Opening on June 5th at Beverly Hills’ Stephen Webster, the showing will explore the idea of ambition and personal accomplishment within the context of a town internationally synonymous with fame and affluence. Bringing together a diverse list of artists whose careers we have followed closely here on Arrested Motion, the exhibition will allow each to explore what the concept of success means to them personally, in […]

Teaser: KAWS – “The Nature of Need” @ Galerie Perrotin (Hong Kong)

After Passing Through Hong Kong in 2010 with the debut of his now famous massive sitting companion which has now also travelled to New York, and Connecticut, KAWS will be giving his fans in Asia what they have been jonesing for – a solo show. Scheduled to open on May 15th at Galerie Perrotin, The Nature of Need will feature more of the New York based artist and designer’s colorful geometric abstractions. More teaser images after the jump…

Preview: “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” @ Copro Gallery

As a followup to a similarly themed show last year, the Copro Gallery will be hosting Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me next Saturday, April 21st. Besides artwork depicting the dark side of the iconic television series, the event will also feature unreleased music from the series, David Lynch coffee and donuts, and a video installation of the Red Room as well as many other surprises and surprise guests. More preview images after the jump…

Rewind: April 9 – April 15

Made has a new video (via Beautiful/Decay) where they interview American artist Kevin Earl Taylor, who was in Berlin a few months ago for his exhibition Deviant Instinct at Circleculture Gallery. In it you can see him discuss his art as well as take a look at some of the work displayed around the showspace. Other videos worth looking at this week include: The Scream by Edvard Munch: A Photo call at Sotheby’s (via Art Market Monitor) The new Victor Reyes – Goorin Brothers XO […]

Teasers: Hilary Pecis & Erin M. Riley – “Consensus” & “Forgotten in a File” @ Guerrero Gallery

This weekend, the Guerrero Gallery gallery will feature exhibitions from both Hilary Pecis and Erin M. Riley. Entitled Consensus, Pecis takes over 100 unaltered image files sourced from Google images to create her artistic compositions. Erin M. Riley presents a new body of work called Forgotten in a File featuring her signature woven tapestries exploring the lives of the internet generation with imagery depicting social media interaction and addiction. More preview images after the jump…