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Releases: Michael Hussar – “White Devil” Miniprint

Aptly referred to as a “deal with the devil”, our friends at Baby Tattoo have tipped us off to a new miniprint from Michael Hussar. Priced only at $10, this 4″ x 6″ print entitled “White Devil”, is a promotional print for his forthcoming book White. Also look for Hussar in the fast approaching Baby Tattooville this year. More views of the print (available here) after the jump…

Teaser: Greg “Craola” Simkins curated group show @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Our friend Greg “Craola” Simkins (featured) will be curating a upcoming group show and he wanted to share this cryptic little note with us. Figure it out? Well, it’s the first little hint for all you art loving sleuths out there. We can’t reveal much right now, but we can tell you it’s going to be a monster. The show will be held at  Gallery 1988 (LA) in March of 2011. Stay tuned as we’ll be revealing more details as we get closer to launch. For now just […]

Preview: Ron English – “Status Factory” @ Opera Gallery

Our friend, Ron English (featured), is about to put forth a new body of works for a pop-up gallery show in the middle of Soho with the help of Opera Gallery. This special show will open on Sunday, September 12th at 382 West Broadway and will run until October 29th. It features over 50 pieces consisting of new paintings & sculptures and was made with the OCC Museum in mind. Then, on November 10th, the traveling series will open at the Orange Coast College Foundation Frank […]

Teaser: Fecal Face 10 Year Anniversary Show

AM has been following the artists interviews our friends over at Fecal Face (SF’s definitive art portal for those who don’t know) have been posting up this month in regards to a monster show coming up in September.  Their 10 Year Anniversary show will include artists like Jeremy Fish (featured), David Choe (featured), Henry Gunderson (interviewed), Jeff Soto (featured), Richard Colman (interviewed), Shepard Fairey (featured), FAILE (featured), Ian Francis (featured), Sylvia Ji (interviewed), Anthony Lister (featured), and many others (full list after the jump). What […]

Overtime: August 22 – 28

An introduction to Melinda Josie’s work. Greg Simkins and Stan Lee tagteam at Dragon Con. Tattooed baby sculpture from Jason Clay Lewis. New work from Zilda. Another pair of Basquiat Reeboks. Community service for Banksy forgers. An Ernest Pignon-Ernest retrospective (street artist from the 60s). Koons’ infamous “Made in Heaven” series back on view. A video interview with Miles Mendenhall at Half Gallery. Ansel Adams Trust sues. Gagosian’s personal art collection – in Abu Dhabi.

Preview: “Lowbrow Tarot Project” @ La Luz de Jesus

We just wanted to let you know about an interesting project on display this October at La Luz de Jesus – the Lowbrow Tarot Project curated by Aunia Kahn. She has invited 22 other great artists including Kris Kuksi, David Stoupakis, Chet Zar, Laurie Lipton, Brian Viveros, Scott G. Brooks, and Jennybird Alcantara to create artwork inspired by the 22 major Arcana of tarot cards, each representing an aspect of human emotion. The multidisciplinary show opens on October 9th and will feature a book and […]

Teaser: Brian Viveros – “Dirtyland” @ Thinkspace

Wow! Looks like Brian Viveros is raising an army of chain-smoking ladies for his upcoming solo at Thinkspace Gallery in October. The new body of work entitled “Dirtyland” will feature what Viveros does best – beautiful and rugged women smoking, carrying weapons, all mascaraed up and ready to do battle. More teaser shots after the jump…

Teaser: Edwin Ushiro – “Preceding Sunday” @ Roq La Rue

Representing the 808, Edwin Ushiro brings his lush paintings infused with island imagery to the Roq La Rue Gallery on September 10th. “Preceding Sunday” will be a collection of works from the Hawaiian native filled with nostalgic elements from his childhood, all created with his unique technique giving his paintings a ethereal and almost glowing effect like the piece above – “All Signals Configuring to a Position Seeping from Words Either Unspoken or Intangible”. A little more after the jump…

Overtime: August 15 – 21

The amazing graphite work of Melissa Cooke. Big Bambu at the Met. Alex Rosmarin at Swee(t)art. Keith Haring and Andy Warhol team up. Edible handgun art. Lichtenstein drew stuff too. New work from Sickboy, Jonathan Darby, and Herbert Baglione. Gregory Euclide and Gaia interviewed. Trustocorp enters the debate about a mosque at Ground Zero. Barry McGee works on a bike saddle. The controversial Shepard Fairey Joaquin Phoenix Poster. Biggest Tag on Earth. Tucson political street art. A detailed look at Tran Nguyen’s work. Peeking at […]

Teaser: Amy Sol @ Corey Helford Gallery

Amy Sol (interviewed) recently posted an teaser image on her twitter of a new painting she started working on. She does have a solo show in October at the Corey Helford Gallery, so perhaps this is the beginnings of that new body of work. We’ll keep you posted. Discuss Amy Sol here.