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Showing: Scott Hove & Baker’s Son – “Break Bread” @ Think Tank Gallery

As we previously reported, Think Tank Gallery is currently has on view a large installation and two man show Break Bread, which Includes new works by Baker’s Son and Scott Hove. The exhibition will stay open until March 14th and is a definite must see if you’re in the area. The show includes a huge mirror maze created with Hove’s frosted elements, giving visitors a chance to walk through one of his familiar “cakes” with this being his biggest and most elaborate to date. Aside from these signature cake monsters, which were included in […]
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Armory Week ’16 / Previews: Brian Viveros // Thinkspace @ SCOPE

From March 3-6, Thinkspace will be presenting a new body of work from Brian Viveros (featured) at the SCOPE Art Show (booth B1) during Armory Week in New York. His first showing on the East Coast since 2012 will include new paintings and charcoal drawings that continues to take his Dirtyland imagery to the next level like his last show in Los Angeles (covered) with the attention to detail, cross pollinations of themes, and fresh palette. Take a look at some of the preview photos and […]
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Upcoming: “The Legend Of Zelda” // 30th Anniversary Art Celebration @ Hero Complex

Tonight in Los Angeles, Hero Complex Gallery will be opening a 30th Anniversary Art Celebration for The Legend Of Zelda. The action-adventure video game from Nintendo has certainly developed a cult following through the years so expect many of the iconic images be used by the artists in the group exhibition including Link, Princess Zelda (illustrated by Audrey Pongracz above), and the Triforce.
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Releases: Kozyndan // Pangeaseed – “Celestial Bodies” Print

Continuing their partnership with Pangeaseed, artistic duo Kozyndan recently released a new print entitled Celestial Bodies. Their love for the oceans is well known, so this this whimsical piece revisiting their riff on the narwhal is a perfect project to collaborate on with the for-benefit company trying to help to save the seas through ocean-inspired art. The edition is out of 100, sized at 36″ x 24″, and will cost $250 if you are interested. It’s available here. Discuss Kozyndan here.
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Upcoming: Eric Yahnker – “Noah’s Yacht” @ Zevitas Marcus

On March 12th, fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat as Eric Yahnker will be opening his first solo in the area in nearly three years. Entitled Noah’s Yacht, the exhibition hosted by Zevitas Marcus will feature all new graphite and colored pencil drawings from the locally-based artist. Showing a sharp wit when delving into his favorite subject matters of pop culture and politics, Yahnker brings a special brand of irreverence and satire. This is evident in the piece above entitled Purple Lives Matter […]
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Previews: “Below The Surface” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This Saturday (February 20th) along with a showing from Eric Joyner, the Corey Helford Gallery in downtown LA will be opening a group show entitled Below The Surface. Curated by CHG Special Projects Curator, Caro, the exhibition includes artists Adam Miller (seen above), Adrian Cox, Benjamin Garcia, Beth Cavener, Carlo Cane, Chloe Early, Hannah Yata, Hikari Shimoda, Hirabayashi Takahiro, Kate Zambrano, Katherine Melancon, Lauren Marx, Lu Cong, Luke Chueh, Mario Soria, Mikael Takacs, Nathan James, Natalie Shau, Naoto Hattori, Nicole Bruckman, R. Leveille, Redd Walitzki, Sarah […]
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Upcoming: Ron English – “Sugar High” @ Dorothy Circus Gallery

On February 20th, Dorothy Circus Gallery will be opening a new show from Ron English (featured) entitled Sugar High. For this solo in Rome, the self-styled master of Popoganda will be presenting a new body of work dedicated to the theme of food and health, taking satirical aim at American entities like the fast food industry and unhealthy cereals. Take a look at a couple more preview images below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Ron English here.
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Upcoming: “Winter Invitational” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

On February 20th, a group show including Alex Gardner, Ashley Wood, Ben Sack, DALeast, Fulvio di Piazza, Jamie Adams, Jansson Stegner, João Ruas, Kevin Peterson, Lawrence Berzon, Mear One, Sam Wolfe Connolly and Soey Milk (seen above) will open at Jonathan LeVine Gallery (529 West 20th Street). The diverse list of artists are part of the gallery’s annual Winter Invitational and may portend future collaborations.
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Openings: Jonathan Viner – Strange Math @ Roq la Rue

Earlier this month, Roq la Rue hosted it’s first opening of 2016 with Jonathan Viner’s Strange Math.  This marks a new less-is-more approach for the Seattle gallery, focusing on one artist a month, with a couple group exhibitions during the year. The show from the Brooklyn-based artist provided a great start to the new year with the large paintings filling the main floor of the gallery. Bright neon-like colors have infiltrated Viner’s usual muted color pallet, giving the paintings their own glow.  Provocative subject matter and […]
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Previews: Scott Hove & Baker’s Son – “Break Bread” @ Think Tank Gallery

After sampling his newest project by showing the Giant Cake Maze at the recent LA Art Fair 2016 (covered), Scott Hove and Think Tank Gallery are about to open Break Bread show on February 13th. Exhibiting back to back with Baker’s Son, this large installation is shaping up to be much more than a two man art show. From February 13th until March 14th, visitors will have the chance to explore six “chambers” filled with everything from tech-based mirror mazes to an ice cream truck, a lounge area with local […]