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Teaser: Basel Week Miami ’10 – Roberts & Tilton

Adding to the extensive list of venerable Los Angeles area galleries set to make a mass exodus down to Southern Florida this week, Roberts & Tilton is primed to make waves at Art Basel Miami Beach with their diverse stable of contemporary artists. Exhibiting an impressive selection of primarily new work from Barry McGee, Kehinde Wiley, Ed Templeton, Titus Kaphar, Noah Davis, Jimmy Baker, Ai Yamaguchi, Adam Pendleton and Ellen De Meutter, their cross-country journey will provide the rare opportunity to witness such a large […]

Update: Thomas Doyle

Miniature specialist Thomas Doyle recently entered this piece “Firing for Effect” into the ArtPrize event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Although he did not win, this wonderful new sculptural work featuring a sphere within a sphere was exhibited at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and illustrates how increasingly complex his work is becoming. We’re looking forward to his future solo show at LeBasse Projects (currently projected to be towards the end of 2011), where he last showed in May (covered). Some detailed shots after the jump…

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’10 – Corey Helford Gallery

In what will prove to be another worthwhile inclusion at SCOPE Miami, Corey Helford Gallery will be traveling down to South Beach for their debut showing at the prestigious contemporary art fair. The gallery has huge plans in store for their premiere exhibition, with an 800 square foot booth reserved for an impressive ensemble cast of artists including Ron English, Korin Faught, Buff Monster, Natalia Fabia, Luke Chueh, Chloe Early, Sarah Folkman, Joshua Petker, David Stoupakis, Nouar, Kukula, COOP, Pandora, Lavender, Brandi Milne, Sylvia Ji, […]
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Preview: Matt Leines – “Time Before Time” @ Galleria Patricia Armocida

It may be Thanksgiving in the United States, but it is art business as usual for the rest of the world. Opening today at Milan’s Galleria Patricia Armocida is “Time Before Time,” the first solo exhibit in Italy by Matt Leines. For the show, Leines will displaying new and old works, documenting his artistic development over the past five years. See preview images from “Time Before Time” after the jump.

Streets: Kenny Scharf (New York)

The changing of the guards is in progress as the legendary mural space on the corner of Bowery & Houston in New York’s SoHo is set to undergo a new transformation under the spray cans of street legend Kenny Scharf. The iconic wall which housed the Haring tribute transitioned to Os Gemeos to Shepard Fairey to Barry McGee and now back full circle to Kenny Scharf who was a peer and friend to the late Keith Haring. AM caught up with Kenny at the spot […]

Preview: Tristram Lansdowne – “Archimancy” @ LE Gallery

In a potential nod to famous futurist Buckminster Fuller, Canadian artist Tristram Lansdowne (interviewed), known for finding hidden beauty in the broken down, has reinvented his work with an idealized flair for his upcoming exhibition, Archimancy. Opening Friday, November 26th at Toronto’s LE Gallery, Tristram’s newest body of dynamic watercolors take the dystopian urban landscapes that have always been at the core of his visual narrative, as seen earlier this year with his NYC exhibit Refuge (covered), and weaves a heavy dose of nature-based networks […]

Releases: Craig Damrauer – “Modern Art” Print

Craig Damrauer, who has always entertained us with his “New Math”, has released one of his most beloved images from that series as a print. Entitled “Modern Art”, the piece basically sums up the reaction of some of the art cynics out there with a nice come back. Offered through 20×200, the limited edition is available here at various sizes and pricepoints for those interested.

Openings: Raymond Pettibon – “Hard in the Paint” @ David Zwirner Gallery

David Zwirner Gallery in New York is currently showing Venice Beach based artist Raymond Pettibon’s newest solo exhibition entitled Hard in the Paint, which is derived from basketball terminology. The collection of works on display feature Pettibon’s signature loose hand and his representations of fragments of American society occasionally emphasized with key text and phrases. Stop by if you are in New York, the show runs until December 21st at the 533 W. 19th St. location. More opening photos after the jump…

Openings: Erik Parker – “Endless Anytime” @ Honor Fraser

Currently on view at Honor Fraser in Culver City is New York-based artist Erik Parker’s Endless Anytime – a exhibition of new paintings that marks a shift in the artist’s subject matter. While his recognizable bright, vibrant, and saturated colors are still represented on each canvas, the show features nudes, still lifes, and landscapes in place of psychedelic amorphous figures. While classical in the tradition of such artists as Picasso and Matisse, the paintings have a contemporary edge to them and have the unmistakable feel […]
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Preview: Basel Week Miami ’10 – Gregory Euclide @ David B. Smith Gallery

Further adding weight to the significance and diversity of Art Basel Miami Beach, David B. Smith Gallery will bring a solo exhibition of new work from mixed-media sculptor Gregory Euclide to the venerable PULSE Art Fair. Marking the sixth edition for the well-known contemporary art event, the new body of work will be exhibited as part of the IMPULSE section of the fair, where a single emerging artist will be awarded the PULSE Prize for their excellence. Euclide’s unique brand of assemblage-based sculpting utilizes an […]