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Previews: Judith Supine – ‘Ladyboy’ @ New Image Art

Ladyboy, a solo exhibition by collagist Judith Supine, opens at New Image Art in West Hollywood on Wednesday, 13 April. It’s already been three years since the 2008 Dirt Mansion installation — the artist’s first solo effort at English Kills Art Gallery in Brooklyn. Wooster Collective described the show as their favourite of the year and AM can separately confirm that, quite frankly, it rocked. With Ladyboy, we’ve been promised another real spectacle including giant woodcut sculptures measuring up to 14-feet high. It sounds like […]

Video / Teaser: Kehinde Wiley – “The World Stage: Israel” @ Roberts & Tilton

In the latest installment of Kehinde Wiley’s The World Stage series, the first since showing his India-Sri Lanka collection last year with Rhona Hoffman Gallery, some of which were exhibited at the gallery’s booth during Art Basel Miami, the New York-based artist has trained his provocative sights on Israel for his newest body of work. Opening Saturday, April 9th at Roberts & Tilton, the Los Angeles site of The World Stage: Brazil back in 2009, The World Stage: Israel will incorporate the historically rich and […]

Overtime: March 29 – April 3

Ron English opens his show at the International Museum of Arts and Sciences (Texas). And also finds time to shave a horse. Some new works from Greg “Craola” Simkins. A preview of Sarah Joncas’ upcoming show. Some nice Carolein Smit sculptures. A look at the Richard Prince show in Paris. Bargain?  British man may have bought a Cezanne painting worth $65 million at thrift shop for £100. Entourage star Sasha Grey releases art photography book Neu Sex. NADA to expand successful fair to Hudson, NY. […]

Videos: George Condo – “Mental States” @ New Museum

Vernissage TV recently put together some nice video footage of the George Condo exhibition in New York along with an interview with Gary Carrion-Murayari, associate curator at the New Museum. The first major retrospective of the American artist in the U.S. is interestingly not arranged chronologically but by different themes he’s explored in his paintings over the years. After watching the video, take a look at our photos from the opening here. Discuss George Condo here.

Teaser: Sea No Evil Art Show 2011

The Sea Shepherd Art Show for 2011 is gearing up as they enter their 5th year in raising awareness for Captain Paul Watson and his team of vigilant oceanic protectors. Much like last year’s monster show (covered), this year is no different with a growing list of confirmed artists such as Clayton Brothers, Dave Kinsey, Tara McPherson, Camille Rose Garcia, Korin Faught, Kimberly Webber, Mark Dean Veca, Vince Chan, XVALA, Ryan Jacob Smith, Shaunna Peterson, Gretchen Ryan, Joshua Petker, Renee Lawter, Kevin Christy,Andrew Barsoum, Neko, […]
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Showing: “IMPULSE – A Wall Drawing by Mark Dean Veca” @ The Lab

While working on his big solo coming up in LA in May, Mark Dean Veca (interviewed) has still found time to work on other projects (also see South Park show).  One of these side adventures has taken him to New York where he has installed his Impulse wall drawing at The Lab, which is run by Roger Smith Arts, who produces the art, music and spoken word programming for The Roger Smith Hotel. The install will be showing until April 8th and is meant to […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinness – “Art History Is Not Linear” @ Page Bond Gallery

A different kind of show opens tonight in Richmond, Virginia entitled Art History Is Not Linear at the Page Bond Gallery.  Ryan McGinness has taken paintings from the permanent collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and reduced them to their basic elements with his same special technique utilized in his recent blacklight series of paintings. It will be interesting to see what kind of dialogue is created with the chosen paintings seen in a new context.

Preview: Josh Keyes – “The Magician’s Garden” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Ever the social activist at heart, Josh Keyes (interviewed) will continue to provoke thought, inspire conversation, and motivate change through his art. Opening Thursday, April 7th, The Magician’s Garden (teased) provides timely commentary on the increasingly pervasive genetic modifications invading our food and ecological systems, among other pertinent political issues of the day (such as border control), through a series of haunting and mythical imagery. Josh talks about the inspiration for this body of work in a recent interview with Fecal Face, stating “the fear […]
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Preview: Ryan McGinley – “Somewhere Place” @ Galerie Gabriel Rolt

For the first time since 2007, Ryan McGinley will be exporting his provocative photography to The Netherlands. Opening Saturday, April 9th at Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Somewhere Place will see the New York artist continue his musings on love, lust, youth, mortality, all conveyed through the cinematic styling he has come to perfect. Piggybacking on the portraiture first introduced with his Team Gallery solo, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (covered), and further developed with the inclusion of wild animals during his Life Adjustment Center (covered) show […]

Openings: “Momentum” @ Lebasse Projects (Chinatown)

Last weekend, AM stopped by to take an advanced look at the new LeBasse Projects location in historic Chinatown. Featuring the curatorial touch of Christine Le, one half of the husband and wife team behind the LA-based gallery, the show includes some female talent that has caught her eye like Seonna Hong, Yumika Kayukawa, Hera, Laura Ball, Melissa Haslam, and more. Make sure you attend the official opening on April 9th to see for yourself. More photos courtesy of Brandon Shigeta after the jump…