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Releases / Signings: Clare Rojas – “Everything Flowers” @ Park Life

Bay Area-based Clare Rojas will be signing her new book, Everything Flowers, at Park Life next Friday (May 6th).  The hardcover, coming in at 96 pages, features much of her folk art-inspired paintings and is a must have for fans of the Mission School artist. On a related note, if you haven’t had a chance to look at her fantastic show at the PRISM in Los Angeles, take a look here. Discuss Clare Rojas here.
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Openings: Scott Campbell – “Blankness Is Not A Void” @ Marc Jancou Contemporary

Last night, AM stopped by the Marc Jancou Contemporary to check out New York-based Scott Campbell part of the exhibition Blankness Is Not A Void, a three person affair that also included the late Steven Parrino and Raymond Pettibon (more on this later). The tattoo-turned-fine artist brought with him his signature cut currency as well as some delicate ostrich eggshell paintings, first seen at his recent Los Angeles show (covered) just last month. An interesting addition to this new body of work from Campbell was a series of pieces referencing the […]
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Showing: “Spectrum” @ Mallick Williams & Co.

Following-up on Hueless (covered), which consisted of all black and white art, Chelsea’s Mallick Williams & Co. recently opened a new exhibition entitled Spectrum, which is aptly named not only because of its array of vibrantly colorful works, but also because the group show features a wide range of contemporary painters, including Chor Boogie, Lu Gold, Kiji McCafferty, Erik Otto and Kate Pane. McCafferty, one of the standouts of the show, himself exemplifies the theme of variety: an emerging artist of Japanese and Irish descent […]

Signings: 3D Art Book @ Opera Gallery NY

Grab your funkiest three dimensional glasses for this Friday as Opera Gallery in New York hosts a special book signing for the awesome 3D Art Book (previewed). Creator Tristan Eaton will lead 15 artist such as: Haze, Travis Louie, Tara McPherson, Andrew Bell, Stephen Bliss, Kevin Bourgeois, Ron English, Mat Eaton, Filth, Kenzo Minami, Mint, Serf, Dr. Revolt & Tom Thewes for a signing session of this packed book of your favorites rendered in eye popping 3D. In case you didn’t know, many AM favorites […]

Preview: Matthew Palladino @ Frederick & Freiser

With a relationship first spawned during The Armory Show earlier this year (covered), Matthew Palladino will continue to strengthen the newly formed partnership with New York’s Fredericks & Freiser next week. Opening Thursday, May 5th, the exceptionally talented Philadelphia-based artist will serendipitously reprise the timing of his exhibition, Wonder Box (covered), from the same weekend last year with four new paintings on tap for the gallery’s Project Room, each accentuating Palladino’s technical strengths and conceptual idiosyncrasies in all their charmingly bizarre glory as if screen […]

A Walk Through the NY MoMA

Our friends over at the Sciolist recently visited the MoMA in New York. It looks like now might be a good time to stop by if you are in town as there are some iconic works from artist like Vincent van Gogh, Monet, Haring, Ruscha, and many more. Take a look at some more of the photos after the jump…

Focus: New York – “Art in the Streets” @ MOCA

As stated in our focus on the Los Angeles portion of the Art in the Streets exhibition, the MOCA gave us a look at both the beginning of the movement and its roots. LA is the home of the museum and also the west coast street movement, but let’s not forget that Jeffery Deitch made his name in the streets of New York prior to his ascension to director of the museum. Mr.Deitch also made sure to carry the legends of the easts across the […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinness – “Trophies” @ PRISM

May will be a month of multiple Ryan McGinness shows in Los Angeles, one of which will be held at the PRISM gallery on Sunset.  Trophies, a new solo from the NY-based artist at the impressive space, will open on May 26th and feature new gold sculptures from his Women series (covered in Miami and New York). From some of the renderings seen above, it looks like there will be multiple wall murals planned along with the three-dimensional work. Other venues where you can catch […]

Videos: Eli Broad on 60 Minutes

We only caught of glimpse of noted “venture philanthropist” Eli Broad at the Art in the Streets opening a couple weeks ago, but apparently Morley Safer was able to spend more time time with him for the latest segment of 60 Minutes. The engaging interview touched on many topics including the self-made billionaire’s charitable goals and philosphies, his art collection, and the love-hate relationship the art community has with him.

Overtime: April 18 – April 24

Saber prepares for his new show at Opera Gallery in New York. Scion’s Installation 7 video art tour, featuring David Choe, Cheryl Dunn, etc., in Wichita soon. Doug Harvey gives his take on MOCA’s Art in the Streets. Interactive map of artwork Space Invader put up around MOCA’s Geffen museum. The French national is the first artist in the Art in the Streets exhibition to be arrested during the run of show. Shepard Fairey joins LA’s Young Literati in supporting the Los Angeles Public Library.  […]