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Overtime: Feb 4 – Feb 10

Overtime stories of the week: Quint Contemporary Art gallery has new editions available by Kelsey Brookes. Unnamed collector finds what is claimed to be the “head” of Courbet’s The Origin of the World. Expert and dealer Hubert Duchemin disputes claim that it is a Courbet. Hacker exposes paintings that George Bush is working on, including bath and showering self-portrait. Fu Baoshi paintings on display are fakes, says his granddaughter, who is an art dealer. French government charges Guy Wildenstein with tax evasion and money laundering. Executives […]
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Streets: Eduardo Kobra (Brazil)

After making hitting both coasts of the US with his mural work (New York & Los Angeles), Eduardo Kobra has returned home for a new large scale project in Brazil. The 52 meter tall piece covers the entire side of a skyscraper on Paulista Avenue, one of Sao Paulo’s busiest streets, and is Kobra’s tribute to the famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who passed away last December at the age of 104. The work started on January 14th and since then, Kobra and four other […]
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Streets: World Roundup (Jan 28 – Feb 3)

It’s time for another roundup of street art around the world. Our featured mural this week comes from Louis Gan in Penang, Malaysia with a great interactive placement (source - photo by Avinash Advani). Other notable outdoor work you should check out below from Shida x Knarf – Australia, Liqen – Ecuador, Vhils – Paris, Hyuro – Spain, Hanksy – Los Angeles, Twoone x Bonsai x Sofles – Australia (source), Mone x Bobi x Celo – Brazil (source), Pallo – Finland (source), Hush – UK, and […]
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Overtime: Jan 28 – Feb 3

Overtime stories of the week: Steve Wynn revealed to be Koons’ Tulips buyer as The Wynn in Las Vegas has put the piece on display. Is India facing a “cultural emergency” with writers, painters and filmmakers being targeted by the mob? Nearly 400-year-old secret painting in Rembrandt masterpiece revealed using x-ray techniques. Guests of anti-poverty group asked to leave  Musee d’Orsay because visitors complained that they smelled. Spiegal Online feels German museums and governments have failed to properly address Nazi looted artworks. Henry Kravis claims […]
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Rewind: Jan 28 – Feb 3

We lead things off for this week’s Rewind with a new video directed by AM contributor theonepointeight giving you a glimpse at the show opening tonight from Victor Castillo in Los Angeles. Not only do you see some of the paintings being installed at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery, you also see the LA-based artist adding color to his signature sausage noses on some sculptures for the show. Living Apart Entwined, a new mural from Faith47 in South Africa. VernissageTV looks at Art Los Angeles Contemporary. André makes a short film […]
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Streets: Miss Van (Brazil)

Street femme fatale and intrepid traveller Miss Van has been spotted in frolicking in Brazil, in particular getting up in Sao Paulo. While visiting friends like Zezao and Ciro Schu, she took time to paint one of her signature Poupee characters near an abandoned factory – one of her first outdoor pieces for 2013. Discuss Miss Van here.
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Streets: World Roundup (Jan 21 – Jan 27)

Another week, another Streets: World Roundup. For this edition, our headlining mural is from the Los Angeles-based Andrew Hem (interviewed). This latest piece located on the rooftops of Koreatown features a break dancing character painted with a background that is meant to blend in with the sky under certain conditions.  Other worthy walls come from Case x Lazoo – Brazil, Mister Thoms – Italy (source), Escif – Spain, Masz – Poland (source), Hyuro – Spain, Jaz – South Africa, Basik – Italy (source), and Mesa. All […]
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Studio Visit / Auction: RETNA

Over the weekend, AM was invited to a special event presented by New Image Art & Robert Galstian at RETNA’s (featured) studio timed nicely to coincide with the Art Los Angeles Contemporary. Along with a look at his spacious work space and refreshments, guests were also allowed to participate in an auction of available works to benefit Inner-City Arts. After having paid a visit to the urban calligrapher back in 2010, it was nice to see an update of his work space. Take a look […]
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Rewind: Jan 21 – Jan 27

The end of another week of art brings the return of our Rewind feature. Our featured video of the week comes from a series of artist Profiles from Thrash Lab which focuses in on the work of SABER (interviewed). Along with footage from his studio with glimpses of recent work and a trip into the night for a look at locales he has frequented in the past for outdoor work, we are blessed with an interview with the LA-based graffiti artist as he talks about the […]
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Overtime: Jan 21 – Jan 27

Overtime stories of the week: Cai Guo-Qiang and Jeff Koons are among recipients of first biennial U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Vladimir Tretchikoff’s Chinese Girl  (or aka Green Lady) painting coming up for auction in March. RIP: Simon Cerigo, who died at age 60 due to complications from heart issues. Three Rotterdam art heist suspects arrested in Romania, but paintings have not yet been found. Library puts controversial Kara Walker drawing back up on display. Egyptian artists, curators, critics & academics fear new constitution threatens […]