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Teaser: James Jean @ Jonathan Levine

James Jean has posted up the poster image “Hare” for his upcoming show at Jonathan Levine early next year. Set to open on January 10th, the exhibition should mark Jean’s entry into the gallery scene as he will stop working on Fables, his most famous series of covers from his illustration career. As noted on his blog, this poster is available as a high res download. Discuss James Jean here.

Preview: Jonathan LeVine @ Scope Miami/Aqua Wynwood

After not participating in art fairs for a while, gallerist Jonathan LeVine decided to double-down this year by showing in not one, but two Miami fairs. At Scope Miami, LeVine will be exhibiting a solo show by GQ Artist of the Year, Shepard Fairey. And at Aqua Wynwood, LeVine has two booths: one showing works by Ray Caesar, Xiaoqing Ding and Adam Wallacavage, and another with a solo show of WK Interact. The above pics were all that AM was provided with, but we’ll be […]

Preview: “Looking Glass” @ Basel Miami (2008) – Part II

Andrew from Thinkspace has sent over some more images for part II of our preview for his “Looking Glass” show during Art Basel week. We would have to say the crown jewel would have to be the piece that Audrey Kawasaki posted on her blog last weekend. This piece was part of her installation for her “Drawing Room” show but was not completed at that time if you remember. See more pieces from the show after the jump … and check out part I of […]

Preview: Chris Berens @ Roq La Rue

Like something out of a lucid dream, Chris Berens’ paintings are as enigmatic and imaginative as they come. Both from a technical perspective as well as an aesthetic viewpoint, there is something wonderfully amorphous and endless about his work. His art appears as sinister as it does beautiful, teetering that fantastical line between foreign yet familiar, gorgeous yet grotesque, bizarre yet natural. With certain elements appearing crystal clear and others blurred, it’s as if they were representations of a person attempting to transcribe the images […]

Openings: Travis Louie @ FUSE gallery

Travis Louie’s first solo in New York was as good as the Adams Family was strange and boy was it strange… err good… umm… well both actually. Uniquely hidden away at the back of a hip East Village bar, the FUSE Gallery premiered Strange Neighbors (previewed/interviewed) to a crowded and energetic group. AM was on hand as Travis presented a bountiful 15 piece show (which is more than his usual for any show). Each painting was beautifully executed and well crafted. Each character was accompanied with a […]

Contests: Jeff Soto “Storm Clouds” Special Edition Book Giveaway

Mark Murphy over at Murphy Design has generously decided to have us give away one of Jeff Soto’s  Special Edition books to one lucky collector in conjunction with Jeff’s upcoming museum show (previewed).  Please check out Murphy Design’s website as they have produced many other stunning books from artists you love such as Ray Caesar, Joe Sorren, Bob Dob, Jonathan Weiner (Viner), and many more.  They are really designed with collectors in mind and many of the editions have special versions with extra goodies.  As […]

Preview: Jeff Soto @ Riverside Art Museum

AM  was able to stop by last week to check out Jeff Soto’s installation of his show at the Riverside Art Museum. We aren’t able to show you everything as we wouldn’t want to ruin the surprise, but we do have some tasty images to keep you happy until opening night – December 13th (6-9 pm). As you can see from the photos, the museum has given Jeff ample space to work with for his first museum show – and he has taken full advantage with some of […]

Second Helpings of AM for Thanksgiving

It has been a wonderful few months for us since AM launched in September, so we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and thank our readers for your continued support. We’ve covered so much great art in our first few months, we thought that it might be a good time to recap some of our favorite stories so far. From Audrey Kawasaki to Kaws, Shepard Fairey to Baby Tattooville, Mark Ryden to Josh Keyes, Takashi Murakami to Greg Simkins, […]

Preview: Know Show @ Basel Week (Miami)

Mark Murphy from Murphy Design Fine Art Editions will be at Art Basel Miami again this year with his “KNOW” exhibit showcasing over 90 artists (many of which are well known to our readers).  The show will be at the Gen Art Vanguard Fair from December 4th – 9th.  Judging from last years show, we feel this is a great chance to own works from well known artists at an affordable price since the pieces are mainly 10′ x 10″ in size.  Look after the […]

Teaser: Jeff Soto x Modus Films x Arrested Motion

Here is a little teaser video for the project we are working on with the good people at Modus Films. It’s a mini-documentary on Jeff Soto and his first ever museum show. The exhibit is entitled “Turning in Circles” (teased) and will open on December 13th at the Riverside Art Museum. Stopped by yesterday to take a look at the installation – it will be epic. AM will have a preview for you in the next several days as well as more surprises.