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Upcoming: Baby Tattoo x Dr. Sketchy’s LA Drawing Marathon

Coming up tomorrow, from Saturday (January 25th) 6 pm until 8 pm on Sunday (January 26th), there will be a 26 hour drawing marathon put on by Dr. Sketchy’s Los Angeles (presented by Baby Tattoo). The live model sessions will feature special appearances by Prince Poppycock, Ulorin Vex, Skin Diamond and Mosh plus artists Michael Hussar and Brandi Milne. If you enjoyed the photos of our late night sketching sessions with Hussar during Baby Tattooville’s in the past, and would like to get your creative juices […]
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Upcoming: “Cat Art Show” @ 101/Exhibit

On Saturday, January 25th, the newly located 101/Exhibit will be opening a Cat Art Show in Los Angeles with a portion of the proceeds will benefit Stray Cat Alliance. The roster features an interesting mix of  artists including Antony Micallef, Clayton Brothers, FAILE, Gary Baseman, Jonathan Yeo, Justin Bower, Kevin E. Taylor, Luke Chueh, Barry McGee (aka Ly Quan), Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Natalia Fabia, Ray Caesar, Sage Vaughn, Shepard Fairey, Tim Biskup, Tracey Emin, among many others. Discuss this show here.
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LA Art Show ’14: Littletopia

Last week when AM stopped by the LA Art Show, we made sure to pay a visit to the special Littletopia section curated by Red Truck Gallery. Featuring an array of artists and art that is seldom seen at the event, this part of the fair saw a healthy and steady stream of visitors. Participants included galleries like Sloan Fine Art, Breeze Block, La Luz de Jesus, Last Rites, Roq La Rue, Spoke Art, Thinkspace, and Varnish Fine Art. Take a look at some more photos below… Discuss this show here.
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Opening: Bom.K – “Confusions” @ Known Gallery

On Jan 11th, French graffiti artist Bom.K opened his big solo show at Known Gallery in the heart of LA. One of the founders of the infamous DMV crew introduced a new body of work, consisting of mostly large size canvases, to the local art and graffiti lovers. Always using a very distinctive style, Bom.K is one of a kind in France’s graffiti scene. Through the years of painting graffiti all over France and the world, together with his DMV friends such as Iso, Kan, Jaw, Gris1, Brusk, Dran, […]
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Openings: “Conjoined IV” @ Copro Gallery

Over the weekend in Los Angeles, the Copro Gallery opened the fourth edition of their sculptural group show curated by Chet Zar (interviewed). Entitled Conjoined IV: A New Beginning, the exhibition featured the work of many talented artists and sculptors out there, some of which work in the film industry. One of the stand out pieces was an amazingly realistic tribute to Andy Warhol by Kazuhiro Tsuji (seen above next to his work) that must be seen in person to be believed. Take a look at a selection […]
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Previews: Joao Ruas – “VERSO” @ Thinkspace

On the 1st of February, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City will be hosting the opening for VERSO, a new solo show from Joao Ruas. The Brazilian painter and Fables cover artist will presenting 15 new works, a new etching edition, a new print edition, a mural, video installation and more. Take a look at more preview images below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Joao Ruas here.
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Studio Visits: Wayne White

AM recently got the chance to visit Wayne White in his Los Angeles studio. His workspace is as amazing and surreal as you would imagine, including four foot tall eyes and an oversized mask of former president Lyndon Johnson. Although White is best known in the art world for his paintings that combine vintage imagery with clever, bright colored words, he is also recognizable as the star of the documentary Beauty is Embarrassing and for his work on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. When we arrived he was […]
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LA Art Show ’14: Highlights

Yesterday, AM stopped by the 19th edition Los Angeles Art Fair at the LA Convention Center to see what the art world had to offer. Although the event lacked some some of the blue-chip power seen at some other art fairs, there was still plenty to hold our attention including the new Littletopia section of of the fair that included art from a genre often not seen at this particular fair. Take a look at some of the highlights (like the barbed wire slippers installation by Tony […]
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Upcoming: Bumblebeelovesyou – “Bee Yourself” Popup Show

On January 23rd (6 – 9 pm), Bumblebeelovesyou will be holding a popup show in Los Angeles entitled Bee Yourself in Los Angeles (4621 West Washington Blvd).  This will be the first solo show from the LA-based street artist and will continue the socially and environmentally conscious direction often seen in his work. Of course, there will be plenty of riffs on his namesake seen in his imagery. The exhibition runs until January 26 with regular hours of 12 – 8 pm. Discuss Bumblebeelovesyou here.
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Upcoming: D*Face Show & Book Release @ Stephen Webster (Beverly Hills)

On February 5th (5-8pm), Stephen Webster’s Beverly Hills flagship boutique and gallery will be hosting a new show from D*Face (interviewed) as well as a book signing. For the US launch of The Art of D*Face: One Man and His Dog, the UK-based street artist will be releasing the standard edition of the monograph as well as a limited edition box set (edition of 50) which will include a six color screen print. The internationally acclaimed British jewelry designer Webster has also designed a limited edition dog tag pendant (more on […]