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Openings: Ryan McGinley – “Body Loud” @ Galerie Perrotin

Over the weekend, Galerie Perrotin in Paris presented 20 new works from photographer Ryan McGinley. Entitled Body Loud, the selection of photos are a continuation of the New York-based artist’s signature imagery taken during summer road trips with his friends, staging and posing them in natural settings with his recognizable aesthetic. Take a look at more shots of the exhibition below… Photo credit: Karl Hab. Discuss this show here. Discuss Ryan McGinley here.
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Previews: Daniel Arsham – “#FUTUREARCHIVE” @ Galerie Perrotin (Hong Kong)

Wednesday night (November 20th) in Hong Kong, the local Galerie Perrotin will be opening a solo by Daniel Arsham entitled #FUTUREARCHIVE. For the New York-based artist’s first show in China, he has prepared a selection of workS that provide a good overview of the different series he has been exploring. The title of the exhibition refers to the sculptures he creates out of shattered glass and other materials that depict modern day items as they would be seen in the future as relics and Pompeian-like post […]
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Openings: Mary Iverson – “Sunk” @ Davidson Galleries

AM recently visited Mary Iverson in her studio leading up to the open of her Sunk exhibition. With the work complete, it was time to take it to the masses at Davidson Galleries in Seattle. The large landscapes filled the space with nature, but the veil of over-population and consumerism permeated the scenes as etched lines and shipping containers. There are also some smaller mixed media pieces which tackled the climate change topic and the inevitable rise of the worlds oceans. To cap it off, […]
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Basel Week Miami ’13 / Upcoming: “PISTON HEAD: Artists Engage the Automobile”

As the art world turns their eyes toward the fast approaching Art Basel Week in Miami, we have for you another show you may want to check out. PISTON HEAD: Artists Engage the Automobile held at the top level of 1111 Lincoln Road, the open air parking structure designed by Herzog & de Meuron (see Marco Brambilla party in 2011) and is powered by Ferrari. The exhibition will feature automobiles transformed by a selection artists since the 70s including Ron Arad, Bruce High Quality Foundation, César, Dan […]
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Preview: Riusuke Fukahori – “The Painted Breath” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

One of the artists featured in our Art Focus articles last year will be opening a solo show soon at the Joshua Liner Gallery in New York. Riusuke Fukahori unique work is creating through a process of painting and within layers of resin leading to a three dimensional marvel that looks very real. The Painted Breath will featuring his signature renderings of  goldfish, a metaphor for his life. “At his lowest point – ready to give up and get a “real job” – he saw his neglected […]
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Overtime: Nov 11 – Nov 17

More stories from the week ended Nov 17 (click on bolded words for more information): A look at what’s in Mark Parker’s office and what he’s been up to. Winner bidder for Banksy’s NYC piece sold to benefit charity immediately shirks on his bid. Pyotr Pavlensky nails his scrotum to cobblestones in Red Square as an act of protest. He will face criminal charges. The art world reacts to his performance. 5Pointz is likely doomed after judge says he won’t stop demolition. Basquiat family suing the […]
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Openings: Branded Arts x Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica Benefit

Opening tonight at 7 pm (with a The Morning After – Santa Monica print release from Nick Walker) is the Branded Arts x Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica Benefit (1238 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404). Along with a group exhibition for art lovers to enjoy, there will also be a silent auction held at the end of the night of basketballs customized by artists including Kenny Scharf, Nick Walker, Saber, Meggs, Chor Boogie, Mad Steez, Aaron De La Cruz, Hebru Brantley, 0ne0f0ne, Duncan Lemmon, and Charlie Edmiston as well as a DJ […]
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Steve Powers & ICY Signs – “Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra” @ Joshua Liner

Everyone’s favorite artist & signage creator Stephen “ESPO” Powers and the rest of the ICY Sign crew converted Joshua Liner Gallery into a replica of his busy workspace. The current exhibition (last day November 16th), ICY Signs – Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra features the works of Stephen Powers, Justin Green, Matt Wright, Lew Blum, Dan Murphy, Alexis Ross, Sean Burton, and Mike Lee. As an added touch, throughout the course of the show, the ICY Sign crew created new works in real time. […]
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Upcoming: Ryan McGinley – “Body Loud” @ Galerie Perrotin

Tomorrow (November 16) in Paris, the local branch of Galerie Perrotin will be hosting an opening reception for Ryan McGinley’s Body Loud. His first show with the gallery will feature 20 new primarily large format photographs created last summer as part of his ongoing series of works where he takes a crew of friends with him on a road trip and shoot them in natural settings. Arguably the young New York-based photographer and artist’s most famous imagery, the sessions have now evolved into more complex […]
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Openings: Aurel Schmidt – “Fruits” @ 200 Stanton

Last weekend, Aurel Schmidt opened a new showing in New York at 200 Stanton Street that will run through the rest of the month. Entitled Fruits, the body of work on display revisits some of the provocative imagery she is known for with a series of hybrids made from plant and human body parts. With Jeffrey Deitch on hand, attendees took time to wrap their minds around Schmidt’s mutant creations. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss Aurel Schmidt here.