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Openings: Neck Face – “No Mercy For The Weak” @ New Image Art

Last weekend, the New Image Art hosted another “frightening” exhibition from Neck Face (interviewed) at their West Hollywood showspace. In addition to works and prints highlighting his special form of dark humor, he also created a shrine to the Night Stalker (Richard Ramirez), who recently died in prison, as well as accented the walls with his signature colors and aesthetic. Take a look at more photos below… Photo credit: Coldsmoke (via Hypebeast). Discuss Neck Face here.

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.

Upcoming: Judith Supine – “Thanks for Nothing” @ Known Gallery

This Saturday night (September 14th), the Known Gallery in Los Angeles will be presenting Thanks for Nothing, a two person show featuring Judith Supine and Alia Shawkat. For his part, Supine has prepared a new body of work including eighty small originals and six large scale pieces. Known for his provocative and intriguing collage portraits, the New York based artist has created his miniatures from an eclectic collection of “art books, sleazy magazines, candy packaging, phone cards, cigarette boxes, and blunt wrappers.” For those interested, the […]

Previews: Bec Winnel – “Earthly Beings” @ Thinkspace

Later this evening, the Thinkspace Gallery will be opening Earthly Beings, a new collection of works from Bec Winnel in their project room (also see Matt Doust in their main space). Winnel is an Australian artist and accomplished illustrator, who works in graduated washes of watercolor paint, pastel, and pencil. For this showing, she has produced a series of dreamy and lush portraits, of which you can see in some shots from the studio as well as a couple preview images below. Discuss this show here.

Previews: Kozyndan – “End Of Summer Never Ends” @ Giant Robot 2

After another three city series of shows in Australia earlier this year, the husband and wife artistic duo known as Kozyndan have a new show opening tomorrow (September 7th) in Los Angeles. Their return to their hometown gallery of Giant Robot 2 will be entitled End Of Summer Never Ends, a nod to their love of the Southern California summer. Included in the work are several references to the underwater photography that is part of their oeuvre like the paintings seen above as well as some sculptural […]
Andrew Hem

Previews: “The BLAB Show” (2013)” @ Copro Gallery

On September 14th, the Copro Gallery in Los Angeles will be opening up a group show that has become somewhat of an annual tradition (see 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)  – The BLAB Show. Put together by the people behind the Blab! Anthology, this year’s edition promises to be a great one as well with artists like Nicoletta Ceccoli, Travis Louie, Souther Salazar, Glenn Barr, Camille Rose Garcia, Andrew Hem (seen above), Lola, Xue Wang, Peter Ferguson, Travis Lampe, Matt Dangler, Brian Despain, Katja Tukiainen, and […]

Previews: Caleb Brown – “A Modern World” @ Merry Karnowsky

This Saturday (September 7th), the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles will be one of the places you must visit on your night of art. Not only will gifted painter Nicola Verlato be unveiling new works at the space, but Caleb Brown will also be presenting some intriguing paintings of his own. A Modern World will feature the New York-based artist’s crazy alternate realities, filled with things that appear where they shouldn’t be – like the surreal look at sharks and skydivers leaping out of planes amidst detonations. Discuss this show here. […]

Matt Doust 1984 – 2013

It saddens the staff here at AM to have to bring news of the tragic passing of Matt Doust last week from a seizure, just days away from his debut United States solo exhibition that was to be held at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles. The young Perth-raised painter, who was shortlisted for the Archibald prize in 2011, a tribute to how well regarded his portraiture skills were in Australia. Collected internationally by fans including Jim Carrey and Mickey Rourke, the 29 year old was well […]

Signings: Steve McCurry @ Peter Fetterman Gallery

Tonight in Santa Monica (6-8 pm), photographer Steve McCurry will be giving a talk at the Peter Fetterman Gallery. Along with perusing some of his iconic work on display, fans can also get his latest book, Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs signed. Attendees will get a chance to hear the background for some of his shots like his Mother and Child taken in Bombay (seen above). He states: “It seemed to symbolize the separation between my world and hers – I’m in this air conditioned bubble, she’s out […]

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. […]