Cleon Peterson, who currently has a show on in London, also has a new capsule collection out with The Quiet Life. The Practice Of Masters line includes hats, t-shirts, sweaters, and hoodies and features the Los Angeles-based painter’s violent imagery. Check out more shots from the lookbooks here & here and head over here to make your purchase. Via TWBE. Discuss Cleon Peterson here.
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On occasion, Scott Musgrove (featured) will take time to release some affordable drawings and watercolors online (see Summer 2011). Now, to celebrate the arrival of a new baby, the talented Seattle-based painter has assembled some new offerings for his fans out here. Head over to his online store to see what is still available if you are interested in adding something to your collection. Discuss Scott Musgrove here.
After releasing large scale versions of his most iconic character and creating one off customs (here, here, and here), Joe Ledbetter has slowly been releasing production versions of his beloved bunny. The latest in his line of Chaos Bunnies is the Astro Zombie Bunny, set for release at the fast approaching SDCC. Produced by The Loyal Subjects, the new figure will be limited a run of 300 and first be released at their booth (#5645), then online. Discuss Joe Ledbetter here.
Yoskay Yamamoto (interviewed) was recently asked by the good people of Magento to paint a mural in their Los Angeles offices. Combining the imagery seen in previous walls he got up on (Hawaii & Los Angeles), the LA-based artist worked his magic on the two-sided space he was given with a series of stencil-based and painterly techniques. Check out more photos below and get ready for more news from Yoskay as he plans to hit Hong Kong’s Time Square with a major installation later this summer. […]
On July 13th, the Thinkspace Gallery will be hosting the opening for a three-person show from Ekundayo (interviewed), Adam Caldwell, and Joram Roukes entitled Reflections of a New Generation. For his part, the LA-based Ekundayo has been hard at work in the studio creating new paintings for the show featuring his grotesque and surreal characters. Take a look here at a couple photos to get an idea of what he has in store for his fans… Discuss Ekundayo here.
After a more exploratory body of work in 2011 (covered) where he worked with his take on contemporary art, it looks like Luke Chueh (featured) will return to Corey Helford with a collection of paintings closer to to his signature oeuvre. Random Acts of Sadness will open on Auguest 10th at the sister gallery just a couple doors down from the main space in Culver City, CHG Circa, and will feature the Los Angeles-based artist’s animal characters in various states of misfortune. The ever-present black […]
For those of you who couldn’t make it out to check out Into The Dark, a group exhibition in Newcastle’s Victoria Tunnel presented by Unit 44, here are some photos to give you an idea of what the experience was like. Artists Candice Tripp, D*Face, Eelus, Faith47, Hendrik Beikirch, Hush, Meggs, Pedro Matos, Shepard Fairey, Stormie Mills, Will Barras, and Word to Mother provided work for the unusual event as attendees traveled into the depths for their night of art enjoyment. If anyone would like to see the PDF from the show […]
Over the weekend, AM stopped by the Orange County Musuem of Art to take a look at the 2013 California-Pacific Triennial that just opened, in particular Mark Dean Veca’s (interviewed) installation. Along with some paintings he submitted, the Los Angeles-based artist also painted a room with his signature patterns and added some interesting adornments. Take a look at some of the work from the rest of the artists as well as more shots of Mark’s contributions. Photo credit: James Ng for Arrested Motion. Discuss Mark Dean Veca here.
Fecal Face Dot Gallery is getting ready for the opening of Sylvia Ji’s (interviewed) latest exhibition entitled Interwoven. The Los Angeles-based painter had just exhibited at the end of the last year in her home city (covered), and now will continue to explore her Day of the Dead imagery for a showing in San Francisco on July 12th. To further this, she has started expanding and incorporating traditional folk patterns and the look of mexican textiles, leading to some pieces that take things past her typical figurative compositions. […]
Cleon Peterson‘s first UK solo exhibition is on the horizon, so get ready for some carnage Londoners! Peterson’s stories are told in a typically monochrome language, and show a world where violence reigns, interspersed with quirky black humour. His stylized bogeymen are metaphor of course for oppressors of all kinds rather than a straight up glorification of violent people carrying out violent acts. There is a War opens at The Outsiders Soho gallery space with a private view on Thursday July 4th and runs until August 3rd […]