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Openings: Adam Neate – “Dimensionalism” @ Elms Lester

After two years, UK-based artist Adam Neate’s (interviewed) has returned to London with a new solo Dimensionalism at Elms Lester (showing until the 18th of October). Playing with perspective, painted shadows, space and sculptural form, the artist is pushing further his exploration of 3D paintings. As a result, the featured artworks seem to interact with the public when shifting the viewing angle. Take a look at more photos from the opening below… Photo credit: Butterfly. Discuss this show here. Discuss Adam Neate here.
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Previews: Art HK ’11 – Adam Neate @ Elms Lester

Based on the abundant flow of great artists and galleries into this year Art Hong Kong, we’re confident that the people of China are in for a special treat. Adding to this impressive art fair is one of AM’s favorites Adam Neate (interviewed). Represented by London’s  Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, Adam will be exhibiting a new series of works. It seems that Mr. Neate is continually evolving his craft with the use of 3D sculptural techniques which are again incorporated into these paintings much like […]

Openings: Dalek & Delta Exhibition @ Elms Lester

Last night, Elms Lester held a special private viewing as two top notch international artists visited the London gallery to show off their unique and contrasting geometric styles. The Dutch artist known as Delta (Boris Tellegen) showed off a diverse arsenal of new works (including sculptures, paintings and 3-D installation pieces) which depicted the complex layers and symmetry that we’ve come to expect from the graffiti artist. Dalek (James Marshall – interviewed) balanced out the show with this renowned “superflat” geometric colors and meticulous line-work. […]

Openings: Adam Neate @ Olympia International Art Fair

Last week we teased you with Adam Neate’s newest creation. Now, we bring you the detailed view of the real McCoy.  Olympia International Art and Antiques Fair recently held its private collectors preview and AM got some closer pictures of “The Concert Pianist” piece from Neate. This finalist in the “Country Life Object of the Year” competition was featured at the Elms Lesters booth. The amazing details on this piece really captures the fine-tuned environment and refined nature of the subject using Adam’s magical cardboard techniques. Check out […]

Teaser: Adam Neate @ Olympia International Art Fair

Adam Neate has a new work titled “The Concert Pianist” and it looks amazing. Check out the background where Adam incorporates an audience using a photograph. His evolution from street artist to fine artist is progressing nicely as this piece is a finalist for the prestigious “Country Life Object of the Year” competition at this year’s Olympia International Art and Antiques Fair being held from June 5th-14th in London. More after the jump…

Studio Visits: Ron English @ Popaganda Headquarters

“I love this stuff (art)! It’s like being pornstar when you’re a porn addict!” – Ron English. A few weeks ago we brought you the opening of Ron English’s first UK solo, “Lazarus Rising.” Now AM brings you an exclusive behind the scenes look at this spectacular show from Ron’s Popaganda headquarters in Jersey City. A week before Ron was about to ship this stunning body of work to London, we were invited to his studio where we got to see the various techniques and […]

Preview: Ron English – “Lazarus Rising” @ Elms Lester

After hanging with Ron English at Dr. Sketchy’s, he invited AM over to his Jersey City studio to check out his upcoming solo show at Elms Lester. The show entitled “Lazarus Rising” is Ron’s first ever UK solo and is his second with Elms Lester. The show opens to the general public May 8th and will run through June 6th. If you’re in London during that time, you should definitely check this one out. Keep your eyes peeled as we’ll post the full studio visit […]

Openings: Elms Lester’s Exhibition + Book Launch

Elms Lester is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new group show and book launch. The book catalogs 17 exhibitions over the past 12 years with a Who’s-Who of contemporary urban art: Adam Neate, Jose Parla, Phil Frost, Anthony Lister, Futura, James Marshall (Dalek), Boris Tellegen (DELTA), Mark Dean Veca, Ron English,  Space Invader, Stash and WK Interact. The book is limited to 1000 and is available here. The group show is nothing short of spectacular. Special mention goes to Adam Neate cause he is simply unconscious […]

Preview: Jose Parla @ Elms Lester

Today, Jose Parla officially opens his show at Elms Lester. AM has obtained an early look for you with photos from the preview (thanks to our friend Michael). To say that Parla’s signature calligraphic style has developed a strong following is an understatement. This artistic phenomenon is currently in the middle of a multi-country world tour, selling out shows at every stop, and his show in London was no exception. The entire show at Elms Lester – comprised of pieces that cost up to 225K […]