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Openings: Linnea Strid – “Love Me When I’m Gone” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Last month, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City kicked off the new art year with Linnea Strid as one of the featured artists. Love Me When I’m Gone filled the project room space with the Swedish artist’s hyperrealistic paintings, portraiture accented by the subjects interaction with water whether that be submerged or enjoying a shower. Take a look at more photos below… Photo credit: Birdman Photos. Discuss this show here. Discuss Linnea Strid here.
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Previews: “Lápiz, papel o Tijera” @ Plastic Murs

Later this month, January 30th, Plastic Murs in Valencia, Spain will be opening up a group show entitled Lápiz, papel o Tijera. The medium of choice will be graphite on paper with contributions from 30 artists – Adonna Khare, Alesia Ianneti, Amandine Urruty, Ana Juan, Chamo San (seen above), Crajes, Craww, Dan May, Dulk, Enric Sant, Gabi de la Merced, Ivana Flores, Linnea Strid, Mab Graves, Nicofey, Nicomi Nix Turner, Manu Iranzo, Mohamed Lghacham, Oliver Flores, Paolo Pedroni, Rubenimichi, Sara Sanz, Seven Moods, Sicioldr, Simona Candini, Twee […]
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Openings: “20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz” @ LAMAG

Last weekend in Los Angeles, alongside Robert Williams’ amazing new exhibition (covered), a group show celebrating 20 years of Juxtapoz also opened to the public. Curated by Andrew Hosner from Thinkspace and Gary Pressman from Copro Gallery, the showing featured artists, emerging and established, who have graced the pages of the trailblazing magazine. Participants included Aaron Horkey, Aaron Nagel, Adam Caldwell, Adam Miller, Alex Yanes, Amy Sol, Andrew Hem, Andrew Schoultz, Andy Kehoe, Anthony Ausgang, Aron Wiesenfeld, Audrey Kawasaki, Bezt,, Billy Norrby, Brendan Monroe, Brett Amory, Brian M. Viveros, bumblebeelovesyou, C215, Candice Tripp, Chet Zar, Chris […]
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Valentine’s Day Wishes From Instagram

If you are like us here at AM, you will already have seen many Valentine’s Day wishes and imagery posted from artists like the piece above from Dan Quintana. We hope you enjoy this special day with your loved one and we would also like to wish you happy V-day by sharing a small selection of these images with you. You may also want to take this chance to show your love back to your favorite artists by following them on Instagram (click on links […]
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Showing: Linnea Strid – “A Quiet Place” @ Thinkspace

Currently showing at Thinkspace are paintings from Linnea Strid, part of a joint show entitled A Quiet Place with Stephanie Buer (see her works here). On display from Strid were her signature portraiture seen through her playful use of water as well as newer works that capture her characters in a moment of solitude or inner reflection. You can see the Sweden-based artist’s hyper-realistic works through March 23rd. Discuss this show here.
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Previews: Linnea Strid & Stephanie Buer – “A Quiet Place” @ Thinkspace

This Saturday night (March 2nd) in Culver City, Thinkspace will be hosting the opening of A Quiet Place, a joint show from Linnea Strid & Stephanie Buer. The two artists paint in a realistic fashion but focus on different subject matter, both exploring the solitudes that define their respective creative practices. Strid’s hyper-realistic portraiture catches her characters in moments of personal inflection and reveals a visceral nature to her paintings, while Buer renders desolate urban landscapes and structures inspired by her time in Detroit.  Take […]
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Openings: “LAX / HKG” @ Above Second Gallery

Last month, the  Above Second Gallery opened their latest show featuring a guest curator (also see AM’s turn in 2011) – Thinkspace. Entitled LAX / HKG, the group exhibition featured works imported from the Los Angeles new contemporary movement including Amy Sol, Audrey Kawasaki (above), Brian M. Viveros, Dabs Myla, Esao Andrews, Joao Ruas, Linnea Strid, and Yosuke Ueno. Check all the photos below… Photo credit: Layla Kawashima for Arrested Motion. Discuss this show here.
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Upcoming: Linnea Strid – “Washed Up And Left Behind” @ Galleri Diana

After a joint show with Nathan DeYoung last year in Los Angeles, Linnea Strid will be opening her own solo show on September 1st in her home country. Washed Up And Left Behind, held at Galleri Diana, will feature the Swedish painter’s amazing hyper-realistic work. If you happen to be by the area of Luthagen in Uppsala, make sure you stop by the showpace to check out the paintings. Discuss Linnea Strid here.
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Openings: “Sur-Realism” @ Arcadia Fine Arts

Earlier this month, Arcadia Fine Arts in New York hosted a new wave of representational painters who are challenging tradition in a group exhibition entitled Sur-Realism. Included in the lineup were Rick Berry, Ryan Bradley, John Brosio (above), Nancy Depew, Brian Despain, Craig Elliot, Shown Fields, Danny Galieote, Andrew Hem, Damon Lehrer, Adam Miller, Billy Norrby, Michael Rosenfeld, Laura Sanders, Linnea Strid, Eric White, Aron Wiesenfeld, and Martin Wittfooth. Discuss this show here.
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Openings: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

A couple Saturdays ago, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City hosted the opening for Wild at Heart, a benefit show where some of the proceeds went towards Born Free USA. The group exhibition featured artists and their choice of endangered species to paint or work with leading to some great pieces being created. Co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner, the impressive lineup included Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Mary Iverson, Amy […]
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