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Previews: Katrin Fridriks @ ART 14

After showing her work at big art fairs in Singapore, New Delhi and Bruxelles, Katrin Fridriks (featured), is currently presenting her newest paintings at the ART 14 Fair in London. Last year, she had a successful solo show at ART13 (covered), so this year she is coming back with a joint showing together with Clemens Behr, both represented by Circle Culture Gallery. For this event, she prepared many new works as well as new concepts that will be premiered exclusively at this fair. Probably the most […]

Previews: Alexis Diaz & Jaz – “Linea” @ Rex Romae

Rex Romae, a brand new urban contemporary art gallery project in London, is kicking off with an exclusive, week long pop-up show. Linea will be a joint exhibition featuring new works by Alexis Diaz and Franco Fassoli (aka Jaz). Jaz is an Argentinian artist whose street work can be found all over the world. Consisting of figurative imagery created with different mediums such as tar, petrol, or lime, the rough feeling murals are inspired by elements of his home country’s culture. For this new body of work, Jaz combines […]

Previews: Lazarides Rathbone @ Art 14 (London)

Art14 London is set to open later this week and Lazarides Rathbone will be on hand to show their stable of artists in the second edition of the art fair. Included will be brand new works from Conor Harrington (with the exquisite piece seen above), Todd James, Miaz Brothers, Brett Amory, and JR. Take a look at some more preview images below and stop by Stand C1 if you will be attending the fair.

Showing: George Condo – “Ink Drawings” @ Skarstedt Gallery (London)

Currently showing through April 5th at the Skarstedt Gallery is a new solo featuring Ink Drawings from George Condo. The new works on paper by the American artist will coincide with a exhibition at Simon Lee Gallery and will be the artist’s third solo show at Skarstedt and the first at the new London space. He states regarding this showing: “My intention with this body of work was to explore the extreme possibilities of ink on paper. I used the medium to create transparent layers of colors. I thought […]

Upcoming: Chloe Early – “Suspended” @ The Outsiders (London)

Coming up in early April, The Outsiders London will be presenting their first solo exhibition with painter Chloe Early (interviewed). Entitled Suspended, the show will feature the Irish-born, London-based artist’s mid air floating figures, inspired partly by Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s infamous mid-1700s sculpture, The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa, which combined both spiritual and sexual euphoria. Studio photo by Eoghan Brennan. Discuss Chloe Early here.

Showing: Phlegm – “The Bestiary” @ Howard Griffin Gallery

British artist Phlegm opened his first ever gallery show at Howard Griffin Gallery in Shoreditch on Saturday, the first of February. The Bestiary is entirely a non-commercial exhibition meaning the entire installation was created for the purpose of showing in this space only. The Sheffield-based artist has been working long days since mid December, building the installation, cutting up panels, and creating plaster sculptures that were later painted over in his recognizable style. With his impeccable feel for light and shadow, and  his meticulous, almost obsessive line work, these 3D creations […]

Interviews: Sage Vaughn – ‘Nobody’s Home’ @ Lazarides

LA based Sage Vaughn makes a welcome return to the UK for his new solo exhibition Nobody’s Home this week at Lazarides Gallery. His ability to present beauty and brutality, cleverly intertwined within the same image, has always resonated with us. A couple of weeks ago, Sage interviewed Bill McRight for AM in anticipation of his solo exhibition Willing to Lose at Breeze Block Gallery in Portland. This time around Bill has repaid the favour and turned the questions on Sage. Read on as the pair […]

Upcoming: Phlegm – “The Bestiary” @ Howard Griffin Gallery

February 1st will be the public opening for Phlegm’s newest solo show to be held at the Howard Griffin Gallery in London. Entitled appropriately The Bestiary, the exhibition will be an illustrated compendium of strange creatures, often seen in the Sheffield-based street muralist’s imagery. With installations and murals planned as well as few surprises, this show is a must-see for those in the area. Discuss Phlegm here.

Openings: Saber – “The Ugly American” @ The Outsiders (London)

After Newcastle, LA-based graffiti artist SABER (interviewed) launched the second installment of his first European solo show The Ugly American at The Outsiders in London. Suffering from epilepsy and being denied healthcare, the politically engaged artist decided to voice some issues and battles for universal care by attacking and transforming iconic images of US and Union Jack flags, using found packing crates. Saber’s abstract paintings, made with layered collages and painted paper, combine harmoniously to form a delicate texture with his strong and powerful sharp signature lines. The show runs until mid February. […]

Upcoming: Saber – “Ugly American” @ The Outsiders (London)

For those in the UK that missed SABER’s (interviewed) show at The Outsiders in Newcastle (covered), tonight is the show has travelled to the London location of the gallery for an opening there. Ugly American features much of the imagery that we have come to enjoy from the Los Angeles-based graffiti artist as well as some special pieces for his fans in England. Discuss Saber here.