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Candice Tripp Hand Finished Print & Giveaway

Our friend Candice Tripp (interviewed) has some very special limited prints that she hand touched for sale available here.  There are two different images, each in an edition of 10.  The first is “The Patio” and the second “And One Day Blimp Cat Floated Away”.  Candice took the time to hand embellish each one with metallic paints and other details. Also in other Candice Tripp news: she has finally become a British citizen. Congrats Trippy!  To celebrate her new-found citizenship, she’s giving away a beautiful hand touched […]

Teaser: Roland Tamayo – “With Ease” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Opening tonight, September 30th, at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will be a new series of seven paintings from Roland Tamayo (interviewed). Showing alongside Ben Strawn in a joint show is entitled “With Ease”, Roland will be showing paintings with his signature nature / technology juxtapositions. It will be nice to see him show in his hometown again and we would suggest you stop by if you are in the area. Discuss this show here. Discuss Roland Tamayo here.

Teaser: Camille Rose Garcia – “Snow White and the Black Lagoon” @ Michael Kohn Gallery

This may seem like pretty advanced notice, but we were so enamored with Camille Rose Garcia’s last project illustrating Alice in the Wonderland that we had to let you in on this tasty piece of news. It looks like her next show has been announced for March at the Michael Kohn Gallery and this time, another popular children’s story will be the focus – Snow White. AM is looking forward to seeing the new body of work with CRG’s signature twist. Discuss Camille Rose Garcia […]

Openings: Edwin Ushiro & Yoskay Yamamoto – “Preceding Sunday” and “lost stories and found memories” @ Roq La Rue

Friends and LA-based artists Edwin Ushiro’s (interviewed) and Yoskay Yamamoto (featured) made their way northwest to attend the opening of their latest joint show at the Roq La Rue a couple of weeks ago. Yoskay bought some works on a new medium for him – paper – as well as some sweet wood sculptures all entitled “lost stories and found memories”. Edwin displayed a new body of work infused with his Hawaiian aesthetic entitled “Preceding Sunday” as well a free gift for his fans. Opening […]

Update: Baby Tattooville 2010 – October 1st-3rd

Sometimes things just creep up on us. Didn’t it seem like yesterday that we were in Riverside covering the monster art retreat that is Baby Tattooville? Well, the annual weekend extravaganza is nearly upon us as we count down to BBTV 2010. With a line-up consisting of Robert Williams, Suzanne Williams, Michael Hussar, Ron English, Johnny Ryan, Spain, Anthony Ausgang, Van Arno, COOP, and William Stout, it’s no wonder that memberships sold out early. However, we have just received a bit of exclusive good news […]

Overtime: Sept 19 – Sept 25

JR works on wrinkles in Shanghai. More pics from Delta’s show. New wall from Herbert Baglione and Anthony Lister. BSA interviews Faile. Vandalog interviews Retna. Daily Dujour interviews Herakut. Ludo in action – slicing and dicing. New work from Brandi Milne. Preorder Kris Kuksi’s “Divination and Delusion”. The newest toy from Ashley Wood. Jeff Soto’s summer. Mark Murphy puts the questions to Martin Wittfooth. What does a drawing machine look like? The rise of celebrity art. Justin Timberlake likes Dalek, Jay-Z likes Warhol.

Preview: Deth P. Sun – “Fare Thee Well” @ GR2

Opening at the second and gallery location for Giant Robot on Sawtelle Street next week is a joint show from Deth P. Sun and Ferris Plock. As you can see, Mr. Sun has been busy preparing a new body of work following the adventures of his beloved feline character as he appears to be trekking through the wilderness. Along the way, only armed with a knife, the wiley cat encounters other creatures as well as some ghosts! We’ve been enjoying Deth’s charming characters and imagery […]

Teaser: Joe Sorren – “Interruption” @ Grand Central Art Center

Our friends at the go-to Bay Area art resource, Fecal Face (coverage of their 10 year show here), were able to recently pick sculptor Jud Bergeron’s brain about his collaboration with Joe Sorren (featured) for the acclaimed painter’s first retrospective exhibit, slated to open at California State University Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center (GCAC) in Santa Ana on Saturday, November 10th. In an effort to shed some light on the collection of unique sculptures produced exclusively for this milestone occasion, entitled “Interruption”, the insightful interview […]

Teaser: Tara McPherson – “The Bunny in the Moon” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Featured next month in New York at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be the bittersweet art from the “Queen of Hearts” Tara McPherson. We’ll be looking forward to seeing what adventures are in store for her signature redheads with their heart motifs (see Dr. Sketchy session), but we’re sure the new body of work will also bring some other surprises for her fans. If you can’t wait until next month, you can catch her signing prints at ZEROFRIENDS in SF tomorrow. Discuss Tara McPherson here.

Update: Jeremy Geddes

It sounds like fans of Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be seeing a major show from him stateside come 2012. Showing alongside his friend and esteemed artist / illustrator Ashley Wood at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery, the dynamic duo will give New York a taste of what Hong Kong and Beijing have already experienced. 2012 is a long ways off and with prophecies of the end of the world on the horizon, we will keep you up to date on the any details we hear – […]