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Previews: Kai & Sunny – “My Eye On You” @ Colette

On August 29th, Colette will be presenting My Eye On You, a new solo from Kai & Sunny. Using their usual technique of ballpoint pens on paper to build complex geometric forms, the UK-based duo have used the shifting flow of time as the foundation for each piece. Also included in the show will be collaboration with Toydrum on a limited edition vinyl record box set and show booklet. “Friends and peers have been asked to re-envision their music in whatever way they see fit. Some artists […]

Openings: Kai & Sunny – “Whirlwind Of Time” @ StolenSpace

Last weekend, StolenSpace hosted the opening of Kai & Sunny’s (interviewed) latest solo show – Whirlwind Of Time. Their fourth showing with the gallery in London featured a series of vibrant and complex drawings of nature using their signature ballpoint pens and linear patterns. Along with the originals, they also released a new print edition and a series of four skate decks. Discuss Kai & Sunny here.

Showing: Kai & Sunny / Ryan De La Hoz – “The Matter Of Time” @ 886 Gallery

A little while ago, we published an article with Kai & Sunny where we sat down for an interview ahead of their showing in San Francisco at the 886 Geary Gallery entitled The Matter Of Time. We now have photos to share from the London-based duo’s exhibition as well as shots of the work from Ryan De La Hoz who showed jointly with them. For this show, Kai & Sunny focused on the passage of time while De La Hoz had dissent as the major theme of his pieces. Discuss Kai […]

Interviews / Studio Visits: Kai & Sunny – “The Matter Of Time” @ 886 Geary Gallery

Tomorrow night (June 13th) in San Francisco, artists and designers Kai & Sunny will be putting on a show at the 886 Geary Gallery entitled The Matter Of Time. The London-based duo are known for their stylized representations of nature where their subjects are broken down in to geometric shapes and elements. Featuring color applied with ballpoint pen to their typically black & white imagery in this new body of work, the pieces deal with the passage of time. We recently sat down for a Q&A session […]

Releases: Kai & Sunny – ‘Leaves of Light’ Screenprint

Kai and Sunny’s latest screenprint edition Leaves Of Light will be available tomorrow, Tuesday March 17th at 2pm GMT. The hand pulled 2 colour screen print on 100% cotton somerset satin 300gsm is 57 x 76 cm (22.4 x 29.9 inches) is released in an edition of 100 signed and stamped by the duo, and is based on a larger scale work from their recent New York exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Check the full image below, courtesy of the artists. Discuss Kai & Sunny here.

Openings: Kai & Sunny – “Lots of Bits of Star” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

British artistic duo Kai and Sunny, who we have been long time followers, recently opened a new solo exhibition in New York at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Lots of Bits of Stars includes carvings, letterpress prints and ink works on paper. The duo also created an original collaboration with Shepard Fairey. Depicting geometric patterns of flora and fauna, the works in the show revolve around contradicting perceptions of the natural world, balancing the serene with the fierce, the fragile with the stable, and the vulnerable with the assertive. The creative […]

Openings: “Space//Squared” @ White Walls Gallery

Last month, White Walls Gallery in San Francisco opened a group exhibition entitled Space//Squared. Curated by Sven Davis, the showing was a followup to an event last year in Portland (covered). This time around, participating artists were again asked to contribute artwork in a 10 x 10″ format.  Along with pieces from over 100 artists (list seen below), Adam Friedman and Robert Minervini also created a site-specific installation featuring a series of paintings interspersed throughout mural elements. Roster: 2501, Adam Friedman, Adam Weir, Akiko Masker, Alex Lukas, Alicia Dubnyckyj, […]

Openings: “Buddy System Invitational” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Earlier this month, the Buddy System Invitational (curated by Sven Davis) opened at the Breeze Block Gallery in Portland. The group exhibition centered on the interesting concept having each of the 22 invited artists bring along a fellow artist to exhibit alongside them with each contributing one 16 x 20″ & one 8 x 8″ artwork. Take a look at some photos from the opening below as well as the list of artists below and their “buddies.” Andrew Schoultz – Gianluca Franzese, Ben Venom – Megan Gorham, Brendan Monroe – Anders Oinonen, […]

Openings: Kai & Sunny – “Caught by the Nest” @ Subliminal Projects

Over the weekend, artistic duo Kai & Sunny opened up a new exhibition in Los Angeles at Subliminal Projects. Entitled Caught By The Nest, the new body of work from the British artists featured monochromatic pieces inspired by the book The Reason I Jump, written by Naoki Higashida and translated by David Mitchell, a long time collaborator with Kai & Sunny and author of Cloud Atlas. Also available for purchase was a collaboration print with gallery owner Shepard Fairey. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss Kai & Sunny here.

Previews: Kai & Sunny – ‘Caught by the Nest’ @ Subliminal Projects

British artists Kai & Sunny, who we’ve been long time admirers of here at AM are set to open their first exhibition in the USA next week at Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles. Caught By The Nest sees the duo continuing their nature infused themes in their monochromatic highly graphical style. The artwork featured in the exhibition is inspired by the book The Reason I Jump, written by Naoki Higashida and translated by David Mitchell, a long time collaborator with Kai & Sunny and author of Cloud Atlas. […]
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