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Preview: Edwin Ushiro – “Preceding Sunday” @ Roq La Rue

You may remember us showing you a piece for Edwin Ushiro’s (interviewed) show, “Preceding Sunday”, at the Roq La Rue Gallery. We now have a couple more images to share with you ahead of tomorrow night’s (Sept 10) opening in Seattle. Edwin (who will be showing jointly with Yoskay Yamamoto) also has a surprise for fans attending his opening – 30 limited edition diecuts to giveaway – you just have to tell him a ghost story. Diecut and more preview images after the jump…

Teaser: Edwin Ushiro – “Preceding Sunday” @ Roq La Rue

Representing the 808, Edwin Ushiro brings his lush paintings infused with island imagery to the Roq La Rue Gallery on September 10th. “Preceding Sunday” will be a collection of works from the Hawaiian native filled with nostalgic elements from his childhood, all created with his unique technique giving his paintings a ethereal and almost glowing effect like the piece above – “All Signals Configuring to a Position Seeping from Words Either Unspoken or Intangible”. A little more after the jump…

Openings: LeBasse Projects (Culver City Artwalk)

The first stop of the Culver City Artwalk for AM was the group show at LeBasse Projects. Along with a strong lineup of gallery regulars, artists new to us such as Jean-Pierre Roy were featured during this annual event. His colorful paintings of imaginary landscapes drew us in with their dream-like vibrancy and fancy. More pics after the jump…

Preview: Aftershock LA – Art Auction Benefit

An eclectic art show and event, Aftershock LA, organized by Cafe Mode, is set to open tonight, May 15th at the Royal/T Cafe. The benefit (tickets $25 at the door) is put on to help raise money for Build Change, an international non-profit that designs earthquake-resistant house in developing countries and trains people to build them. A number of artists you will be familiar with if you read AM regularly, like James Jean (interviewed) seen above, will be participating so if you are interested, take […]

Showing: Edwin Ushiro – At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned Home” @ Sloan Fine Art

We recently stopped by Sloan Fine Art in NY to check out a mini-solo show by Edwin Ushiro (interviewed). “At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned” featured five new paintings centered around the theme of abandoned spaces and the stories they told. It’s been busy recently for Edwin as he also participated in a group show in SF and is getting ready for two person show with Yoskay Yamamoto (featured) in the next half of this year at Roq La Rue. More images after […]

Openings: LeBasse Projects San Francisco Group Exhibition

AM recently swung by San Fran’s Japantown to check out the opening of LeBasse Projects weekend pop up gallery. The four day show highlights several members of LeBasse’s roster, artists like Yoskay Yamamoto (featured), Nate Frizell (featured) and Edwin Ushiro (interviewed) were all on hand to celebrate the opening. Additionally, Beau stepped up his game with a couple curve balls for SF residents, debuting some new pieces by internationally renowned artists Herakut (interviewed), Seonna Hong and Alexandros Vasmoulakis. The Pop Up show ends tomorrow, Sunday […]

Preview: Showcase Series: San Francisco Group Exhibiton for LeBasse Projects

You may remember us posting some photos from Melissa Haslam’s studio a while back.  If you recall, the pieces seen were for the LeBasse Projects SF showcase pop-up show (opening tomorrow) including some gallery stalwarts along with Haslam like Yoskay Yamamoto (featured), Edwin Ushiro (interviewed), Andrew Hem (interviewed), Alexandros Vasmoulakis, Nate Frizzell (featured) along with some interesting additions – Herakut (interviewed) and Seonna Hong! See more preview pics of the gallery setup as well as details of the exhibition after the jump.

Preview / Interviews: Edwin Ushiro – “At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned Home” @ Sloan Fine Art

As we mentioned in our teaser a couple weeks ago, Edwin Ushiro will be opening his show “At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned Home” this Wednesday at Sloan Fine Art. AM was looking forward to this show after his impressive showing at Lebasse Projects last September and were lucky enough to be able to catch up with Edwin for an interview recently where he discusses his thoughts behind the show, some of his process, and LOST among other things. Take a look at […]

Teaser: Edwin Ushiro – “At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned Home” @ Sloan Fine Art

Sloan Fine Art will be welcoming a new body of work from Edwin Ushiro at the end of this month entitled “”At Night, Lights Fell and Loved Ones Returned Home.” Ushiro’s nostalgic and hauntingly beautiful works are exactly that – paintings based on childhood memories and folklore typically involving ghost stories or the supernatural. For this exhibition in New York, he will “focus specifically on the mystery and histories held by abandoned and forgotten places” of course utilizing his special technique that creates the signature […]

Teaser: The LOST Underground Art Project @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Some of us at the AM office are pretty hardcore LOST fans or Losties for those who are hip to the vernacular. That’s why we are looking forward to “The LOST Underground Art Project” opening this Wednesday, December 15th, at Gallery 1988 in LA. Some of you may be aware of the LOST prints that have been released periodically through DamonCarltonAndAPolarBear over the last several months. Well, for the first time, all 16 prints (released and sold out) will be seen in one room. More […]
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