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Armory Week ’16 / Previews: Gallery Poulsen @ PULSE

With the official opening of Armory Week in New York tomorrow, March 3rd, it’s time to tell you about one of the booths we are really looking forward to. One of the satellite fairs, PULSE, will feature a booth from Gallery Poulsen in Copenhagen where they will be displaying a fantastic selection of work from six of their artists including Christian Rex van Minnen, John Jacobsmeyer (seen above), Mu Pan, Nicola Verlato and William Powhida. Take a look at some more preview images below…     […]

Previews: Sean Norvet – “New Works” @ CG2 Gallery

CG2 gallery in Nashville is opening a two man solo show on the 5th of March, showing new works by Sean Norvet & Jason Lascu. The show will feature a series of new paintings by LA-based Norvet and sculptures by the locally-based Lascu. Norvet’s work has been getting a lot of attention lately because of the unique mix of styles and imagery used. Constructed using cartoon elements, pop culture logos and symbols or random every day objects, and often wrapped in classic portrait form, his paintings […]

Previews: Erin M. Riley & Lucien Shapiro – “ANEW” @ Hashimoto Contemporary

On March 3rd, Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco will be opening a two person show entitled ANEW from Erin M. Riley (interviewed) and Lucien Shapiro. Although the pairing seems odd at first – when you delve a little deeper, you will see that both artists create personally meaningful work though unconventional methods. The Brooklyn-based Riley takes traditional hand-woven tapestries in a unique direction by choosing subjects that are considered taboo, which are often associated with womanhood. She further states – “There is so much about being a […]

Releases: Josh Keyes – “Afternoon of a Faun” Print

Earlier today, Josh Keyes (interviewed) continued his longstanding collaboration with Tiny Showcase by releasing another print. Afternoon of a Faun is a 12″ tall by 18″ wide time limited edition and will be available from March 1st until March 8th (noon Eastern Time). Priced at $55, each sale will contribute $15 to the Nature Conservancy which works toward protecting nature, for people today and future generations. Head over here if you are interested in adding it to your collection. Discuss Josh Keyes here.

Previews: Camille Rose Garcia – “Animus Chrysalis Mortis” @ Roq La Rue

This Thursday night (March 3rd), Roq La Rue in Seattle will be hosting the opening of Animus Chrysalis Mortis, the latest solo show from Camille Rose Garcia (interviewed). The new series of works from the Los Angeles-based artist continues to channel her special brand of gothic fairy tale-like imagery and will feature both paintings on canvas and paper. She further explains – “For this body of work I was inspired by the surrealist and deeply symbolic films of Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jungian archetypes, and Greek mythology. I created a personal language of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]