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Openings: “Wider than a postcard” & olive47 – “bonita bonita” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]
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Previews: “Wider than a postcard” @ Breeze Block Gallery

On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]
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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 […]

PULSE Los Angeles ’11: LeBasse Projects

Another pitstop for the AM crew several weeks ago as we walked PULSE Los Angeles was the booth housing the offerings from LeBasse Projects. For their part in the art fair, the gallery brought with them paintings from Nate Frizzell (interviewed), Katrin Fridriks, and Joshua Petker as well as some sculptures. Take a look at more photos taken for us by Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…
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Basel Week Miami ’10 – Corey Helford Gallery

One of the highlights of the Scope Art Fair this year was the booth from LA’s Corey Helford Gallery. From the moment we stepped foot in area, we noticed a plethora of art from some AM’s favorites like as Luke Chueh, D*Face, Chloe Early, Ron English, Natalia Fabia, Korin Faught, Eric Joyner, Brandi Milne, Sylvia Ji and Shag. The lux booth design was inviting as pimp couches and rugs invited spectators to take a load off to stare at a great preview of artwork for the […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’10 – Corey Helford Gallery

In what will prove to be another worthwhile inclusion at SCOPE Miami, Corey Helford Gallery will be traveling down to South Beach for their debut showing at the prestigious contemporary art fair. The gallery has huge plans in store for their premiere exhibition, with an 800 square foot booth reserved for an impressive ensemble cast of artists including Ron English, Korin Faught, Buff Monster, Natalia Fabia, Luke Chueh, Chloe Early, Sarah Folkman, Joshua Petker, David Stoupakis, Nouar, Kukula, COOP, Pandora, Lavender, Brandi Milne, Sylvia Ji, […]
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Preview and Giveaway: “Selections from The New World” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Earlier this year, AM brought you coverage of Corey Helford Gallery’s “Art From The New World” summer exhibition at Bristol’s City Museum and Art Gallery in the UK. It was an exciting exhibition and a rare chance for UK art lovers to meet the group of artists in one place on our side of the pond. Since the doors opened, over 60,000 visitors attended the exhibit to get a taste of the art. Now it’s time for LA to have the favor returned. A selection […]

Openings: “Art From The New World” @ Bristol City Museum

Our friends from the Corey Helford Gallery brought their West Coast Style to the West Country this evening for the much anticipated opening of “Art From The New World” at the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery. It seemed as though UK art fans were highly responsive to some of the wonderful work on show at the preview night, with a packed house drawing in the crowd from the length and breadth of the United Kingdom. Some real visual treats are on offer, from the […]
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Preview: “Art From The New World” (Curated by Corey Helford Gallery) @ Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Something exciting is coming to the UK in the month of May in the shape of “Art from the New World”, an exhibition organized and curated by Los Angeles based Corey Helford Gallery. The exhibit will show a snapshot of the blossoming American new contemporary scene that we at AM love so much and is to be held at the location of last year’s Banksy versus the Bristol Museum – The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. If you’re in the UK, don’t miss this chance […]

Openings: New Brow @ Alternative Cafe & Film Screening

Just in time for South by Southwest (SXSW), Justin from Shooting Gallery set up an art show at Alternative Cafe in Austin that showcased works by many of the artists featured in the film, “New Brow: the Rise of Contemporary Art.” Artists in the film include: Eric Joyner, Charles Krafft, Shawn Barber, Travis Louie, Anthony Ausgang, Ron English, Mike Giant, Isabel Samaras, Camille Rose Garcia, Van Arno, Shepard Fairey, Liz McGrath, Henry Lewis, Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman, Glenn Barr, Kill Pixie, Niagara, Sas & Colin […]