Here’s a little advance notice for Mark Ryden fans out there who need to make travel plans. On October 27th, the Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles will be presenting The Gay 90s: West, the apparent left coast continuation of a body of work that started in New York back in 2010. (covered). The showing will include new paintings, works on paper, installation, and sculpture exploring the idealized 1890′s in America with all its associated trappings rendered with of course a surreal twist. In particular, […]
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Coming up in a couple weeks, the Thinkspace Gallery will be hosting Between Wind and Water, a joint show between Sarah Joncas (interviewed) & Caia Coopman. The Toronto-based painter will be presenting 18 new pieces, including the one seen above featuring her female portraiture. It looks like some of the pieces for this show continue the somber mood seen in her previous shot as well as adding a touch of mystery. Discuss Sarah Joncas here.
A couple weeks ago, Japanese artist Naoto Hattori opened a show at the Copro Gallery in Santa Monica alongside Matt Dangler’s solo (covered). Not only did Mind Project bring a selection of the psychedelic and surreal paintings that fans have come to expect from Hattori, it also marked a rare appearance from him at the opening reception. Take a look at more photos from the show down below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Naoto Hattori here.
Earlier this month, the Corey Helford Gallery opened their doors to new works from Mia Araujo (interviewed). Into The Woods featured medium to large paintings from the painter showing off her gift for composition and imaginative narratives. Structured like movie posters with central characters and supporting details and elements, the works evoke a feeling that the viewer is witnessing an epic tale or mythic adventure unfold before their very eyes. For those who missed out on the free mini-print that was given out on the night […]
Next Tuesday, June 5th, is the opening for the exhibition we are curating at Stephen Webster in Beverly Hills. Entitled City of Fire, the show will feature work from a diverse selection of artists including Cyrcle., Thomas Doyle, Ron English, James Jean, Kid Zoom, Dave Kinsey, MARS-1, Patrick Martinez, Pedro Matos, REVOK, Rostarr, Andrew Schoultz, SABER, Jeff Soto, Judith Supine, TrustoCorp, Mark Dean Veca, Nick Walker, and Adam Wallacavage. We now have some teaser images for you to peruse including a glimpse a sweet wood piece from James […]
We have already directed your attention to two murals (here & here) which marked the passing of late Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys, and now we have another tribute to add to the mix. Shepard Fairey recently has put up several pieces around Los Angeles, utilizing a Glen E. Friedman photo, in remembrance of the music legend at a couple locations (Sunset at Las Palmas and another on Fairfax just south of Santa Monica Boulevard). RIP. Image via the artist & FRESHNGOOD. Discuss Shepard Fairey here.
Coming up on June 9th, the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City will be hosting a group exhibition – Motion: The Art of Movement. Featuring 25 artists (Alex Gross , Amy Sol, Anita Kunz, Benjamin Bryce Kelley, Billy Norrby , Chris Pugliese, Cleon Peterson, COOP, Eric Joyner, HUSH , Jeremy Lipking , Joe Sorren , Josh Agle (SHAG), Korin Faught , Marco Mazzoni, Maria Kreyn, Melissa Forman, Paul Frank, Phil Hale, Ray Caesar, Sarah Folkman , Sas Christian, Stella Im Hultberg , Sylvia Ji, Van Arno , and Zeus) who will depicting people in […]
A couple weekends ago, AM stopped by the Copro Gallery to check out the new paintings from Matt Dangler (interviewed). It has been awhile since we saw a large body of work from Matt (2009), so we were curious to see what Center Flame would reveal. What we saw was a collection of oil paintings that showed he still had a touch for the surreal, an imaginative collection of bizarre beasts, as well as continued references to his love for fish and things aquatic. Discuss […]
Over the weekend, Known Gallery presented a solo exhibition by artist Augustine Kofie (featured). Titled Working An Angle, this new collection of artwork continues to show the great craftsmanship and style that Kofie continues to perfect. This is the first solo showing for the artist since 2009′s Vintage Futurism (covered) and it also marks his first solo presentation at Known. The show featured over 25 pieces on wood as well as a collection of prints which all featured the artist’s signature style which combines a […]
This Thursday, May 31st, The Standard Hotel in Downtown LA will be unveiling The Vertical Gallery, a reference to their stairwell which has acted as canvas for a number of select artists. Along with AIKO (seen above), others who have painted the walls include Deedee Cheriel, Anthony Lister, Juan Mendez, Eric Garcia, Skypage, Sage Vaughn, Luis Farfan, Curtis Kulig, and Skullphone. If you remember, the DTLA location of the hip chain has also hosted outdoor murals from artists like Mike Stilkey, Buff Monster, Dave Kinsey, […]