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Previews: Sylvia Ji – “Las Adelitas” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

After her last two solo shows in Los Angeles at Corey Helford Gallery and London at StolenSpace which AM covered for you here and here respectively, the third of the big art capitals, New York, gets its turn next week for Sylvia Ji’s (interviewed) with “Las Adelitas” at Joshua Liner Gallery. Taking the title of the exhibition from the the name given to the female fighters of the Mexican revolution, Ji’s portrayal of these soledaderas stems partly also from symbolic self portraiture. The exhibition contains […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings for the Weekend

The art world is on fire this weekend – so many major shows opening around the world. Los Angeles leads the charge with major solo shows opening this weekend from the likes of Dennis Hopper (MOCA), Natalia Fabia (Corey Helford Gallery), Yosuke Ueno (Thinkspace), Jonathan Yeo (Lazarides), Jim Houser (Subliminal Projects), and Boogie (Carmichael Gallery), not to mention the annual ‘Crazy 4 Cult’ group show at Gallery 1988. Not to be outdone, NYC is host to some major shows this weekend with Josh Liner being […]

Previews: Travis Louie – “Curious Myths” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

This Saturday, Joshua Liner Gallery is prepped to showcase Travis Louie’s (featured) latest body of work entitled “Curious Myths”, the first solo show for Mr. Louie at the New York space. Looks like there will be 15 of Travis’ astonishing acrylic on panel pieces on display. It looks to be a doozy judging from this teaser pic of a large piece he’s working on (with two hands no less). Don’t worry, we’ll be on hand to witness the magic and document everything for you.  But […]

Preview: Crazy 4 Cult 4 @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Time flies! It’s already been a year since the last Crazy 4 Cult show so it’s time again for the fourth installment of this annual theme show at Gallery 1988 (Los Angeles). Along with art inspired by some of your favorite cult movies, Kevin Smith & Scott Mosier are supposed to make an appearance along with other surprises. This is all going down tomorrow night, July 9th. Take a look at some preview pics after the jump…

Teaser: Glenn Barr @ Roq La Rue

This Friday, July 9th, Glenn Barr will be opening his new solo show at Roq La Rue alongside Eric Fortune. Take a look at all those gorgeous paintings getting ready to be hung up for opening night at the Seattle Gallery. Discuss this show here. Discuss Glenn Barr here.

Teaser: “Art on the Edge” @ Vered Gallery

On view in the Hamptons, beginning tomorrow, July 7th, is the “Art on the Edge” group show at the Vered Gallery featuring artists from the “New Contemporary” art movement (a term that seems to be getting popular). Included will be this stunning painting from David Stoupakis, “The Traveler”, as well as work from artists like Esao Andrews (interviewed), Peter Buchman, Ray Caesar, Colin Christian (interviewed), AJ Fosik, Adam Handler, Raul Higuero, Kris Lewis (interviewed), Francesco LoCastro, Brandi Milne, Kathie Olivas, Brandt Peters (interviewed), James Roper, […]

Second Helpings: June 2010

Summer is off to a blazing start as June sets the pace with a flurry of crazy shows. From the old schoolers to new comers, it seems that everyone is getting into it this month. Here’s another look back as the staff at AM brings you a look back at the juiciest stories of this past month. Get served after the jump.

Teaser / Creative Process: Eric Fortune @ Roq La Rue

Opening next Friday, July 9th, in Seattle at the Roq La Rue Gallery will be a mini-show from Eric Fortune (interviewed). He recently revealed some thoughts behind one of the paintings, “Exquisite Departure” that will be part of that body of work – a first for him on canvas. Take a look some step by step photos of his process after the jump…

Overtime: June 27 – July 3

Ron Meuck’s “Real Life” reaches Ontario. Andy Warhol at the Brooklyn Museum. Alexander Calder opens show at MCA Chicago. Dennis McNett for Barney’s. Li Xiaofeng works with Lacoste. Armsrock illuminated. RIP graffiti and hip-hop legend Rammellzee. BSA talks to Elbow-Toe. Revok, Saber, Askew, and Rime on a wall… switchin’ it up. POP UP! Festival in Italy kicks off with some Ericailcane. New work from Nomade in Los Angeles. Friends With You ups the ante with a custom 18 wheeler. Hellovon works with Nike’s Stadium at […]

Releases: Luke Chueh – “Black in White” Figure

With SDCC (last year’s coverage here) right around the corner, you can expect more chatter related events surrounding the yearly extravaganza as it draws closer. One release that we have been looking forward to is Luke Chueh’s (interviewed) “Black in White” figure. Released by Munky King, the one seen above will be the original colorway and limited to 800 pieces. See the original painting this figure is based on as well as detailed shots after the jump…