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Preview: Bonhams Urban Art Auction

Tonight in London, the Bonhams Urban Art Auction will be getting underway. With the pieces that are made available for bidding and the results of great interest to collectors out there, all eyes will be on the lots up for sale including many familiar names and some new ones. Of note is the renewed confidence or at least renewed hopes in the Banksy market with no less than 17 works offered up including the first time for Leopard and Barcode (est. £60,000-80,000). See all the […]
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Update: Josh Keyes

If you had been keeping abreast of photos from Josh Keyes’ (interviewed) studio blog (first mentioned here), you would have seen some paintings in progress among other things. These new beauties are presumably for the Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona when the Portland-based painter will next have a solo exhibition come May. Take a look at some more glimpses after jump and also look for a print release soon from Keyes with Tiny Showcase.

New Studio Blog from Josh Keyes

Josh Keyes (interviewed) fans now have one more thing to look forward to and obsess about – his new studio blog. It looks like from what what we have seen so far, he will be posting photos around his work space as well as some sneak peeks at new paintings he is working on. Take a look at this collection of animal models above that we have seen Josh use before for compositional purposes. More photos after the jump…
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Openings: “Lush Life 3″ @ Roq La Rue

Earlier this month, the Roq La Rue hosted the third rendition of the Lush Life group show. As usual, a impressive lineup of artists (many who have showed with or will show in the future with the Seattle gallery) joined in on the fun including Femke Hiemstra, Chris Berens, Josh Keyes, John Brophy, Travis Louie, Marco Mazzoni, Jessica Joslin, Joseph Park, Mia Araujo, and more. See more opening photos via Hi-Fructose after the jump…
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Preview: Breeze Block Gallery 5 Year Anniversary Show

The last 5 years has been hard in the art world for all involved, especially if you are a gallerist. So, it’s welcome news that Breeze Block Gallery are due to eulogize their 5 year existence with a group show that celebrates their history with a selection of artists previously hosted throughout the 60 or so exhibitions shown by the Portland gallery on December 1st. The big ticket is undeniably Josh Keyes, and this new 20×24 inch piece featured above is entitled The Collector. Keyes […]
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Openings: “Dark Waters” @ Copro Gallery

An impressive group of artists got together over the weekend at the behest of Martin Wittfooth’s (interviewed). The NY-based painter curated a show at the Copro Gallery featuring Marshall Arisman, Steven Assael, John Brophy, Dave Cooper, Phil Hale, Caitlin Hackett, Andrew Hem, Kenichi Hoshine, Charlie Immer, Josh Keyes, Brad Kunkle, Jean Labourdette, Jeremy Lipking, Adam Miller, Alyssa Monks, Christian Rex Van Minnen, Jenny Morgan, Billy Norrby, Alexandra Pacala, Mu Pan, Matt Roto, Jean-Pierre Roy, Ben Smith, Nicola Verlato, Eric White, Aron Wiesenfeld, Elizabeth Winnel, and Jason Yarmosky. […]
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Preview: “Dark Water” @ Copro Gallery

When you give an artist of Martin Wittfooth’s (interviewed) caliber carte blanche to curate a show, what else can you expect but a stellar lineup of painters and contributed work that aheres to a high standard. Dark Water opens this Saturday, November 12th at the Copro Gallery in Santa Monica with participants encouraged to thematically base their pieces on the title of the show. A full list of artists can be seen here, but we have selected some preview images for you after the jump…

Openings: Josh Keyes – “Migration” @ Jonathan Levine

Tonight, Josh Keyes (interviewed) unveiled his latest body of work at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. As mentioned in our preview, this exhibition entitled Migration, explores the what if scenario of where ecological zones are crunched due to extreme changes in our climates. What type of odd behavior and patterns will emerge in the animal kingdom when food chain and bio-habitats reconfigure? Would pandas and bull sharks coexist peacefully? What about Grizzlies and Dingos? We were also delighted to see many awe inspiring JK favorites make a […]

Previews: Josh Keyes – “Migration” @ Jonathan Levine

On October 22nd, Josh Keyes (interviewed) will be unveiling his latest series of work at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. In his second exhibition with the Chelsea showspace, Migration focuses on what would happen when the unnatural changes in the environment forces the climates to abandon their normal cyclical zones. This wild shifting causes the merging bio-habitats, thus changing the migratory patterns of animals with the ensuing chaos depicted in renowned Keyes fashion. Expect much of the Portland-based painter’s classic imagery as this show brings back many of […]
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Openings: “Sink or Swim” Benefit Show @ Spoke Art

Last Friday evening, Spoke Art Gallery hosted the opening of Sink or Swim (previewed), a benefit for the Japan-based grass roots organization PangeaSeed, whose goal is to raise international awareness on the plight of sharks. The show included literature, photos, artwork and members of PangeaSeed creating a dialogue as to why we must preserve and protect sharks and their habitat. Before the show even opened, over 100 fans lined up (some as early as 9 in the morning) down the block in order to buy the […]