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Upcoming: Tim Biskup for “MAS: ATTACK” @ LA Mart

Tonight (January 26th) in Los Angeles, LA Mart (1933 S. Broadway) will be hosting a group exhibition entitled MAS: ATTACK (Mutual Appreciation Society). The one night event features a large roster of artists including Tim Biskup who will be contributing the pieces seen above including the 48″ x 48″ painting entitled Dawn which seem combines old and new techniques. Discuss Tim Biskup here.
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Releases: Jeff Soto – “Seeker Friends: The Valentines” Prints

For those who want to get the jump on their art-loving significant other with Valentine’s Day coming up, you may want to see what Jeff Soto (interviewed) has to offer. Starting today until Monday (January 28th), you can order this special set The Valentines from his ongoing series of Seeker Friends from Prints On Wood. Priced at $50 + shipping (with $1 from every print going to plantabillion.org to plant one tree), the prints will be accompanied by one the original paintings (seen below) for two lucky […]
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Openings: “Nocturnes: Romancing the Night” @ National Arts Club

Last week, the National Arts Club in New York hosted the opening of their Nocturnes: Romancing the Night group exhibition. For this showing, a selection of artists including Odd Nerdrum, Steven Assael, Marshall Arisman, Bo Bartlett, Jefferson Haman, Alexandra Pacula, Richard Scott Young, Alexander Roloff, Martin Wittfooth (above), and Jason Yarmosky were asked to submit their painting that depicted night scenes or subjects blurred in a veil of twilight – a nocturne painting. Take a look at our photos below or visit in person as the show runs through […]
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Releases: Mike Sutfin – “Servants of Sauron” Print

For those Lord of the Rings fans out there, tomorrow (January 24th) at a random time, Mike Sutfin will be releasing a new print entitled Servants of Sauron through Mondo. The limited edition serigraph (sized at 24″ x 36″) comes in two versions – the regular (edition of 285 / $50) pictured here and the variant (edition of 155 / $75). You can see photos of the variant here as well as another LOTR release from Paolo Rivera tomorrow here. To better your chances, you […]
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Preview: POW WOW 2013

In what’s become somewhat of an annual tradition for AM, we will be heading to Hawaii for POW WOW next month. The fourth iteration of the art retreat and event promises to be the best one yet with expanded activities and artist roster – including 123Klan, Will Barras, Dabs Myla, Flying Fortress, Jeff Hamada, Meggs, Faith47, DAL, Suitman, Dave Flores, Askew, Chaz Bojorquez, Yoskay Yamamoto, Jeff Soto, Kid Zoom, Patrick Martinez, Nychos, Roid, Angry Woebots, Slick, and more. Held from February 9th – 16th, the […]
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Openings: Tim Biskup – “Excavation” @ Antonio Colombo

During the fall, Tim Biskup had a big solo at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea Gallery in Milan. The show featured all kinds of different types of artworks – from limited edition porcelain figures, to big graphite drawings on the walls, to drawings and paintings of different sizes, using all kinds of different techniques and styles. The inspirations for this new body of work came when the LA-based artist saw the works of Willem de Kooning at NY MOMA in November of 2011. He was amazed […]
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Studio Visits: Chris Berens

We had a privilege to visit Chris Berens in his new studio in Amsterdam, just after he finished his 3 new impressive works for last year’s PAN Art Fair. The studio is in an old house in the very center of Amsterdam, and is filled up with a wide selection of memorabilia, souvenirs, random objects, from old books, photographs, religious figures, vintage furniture, and medicinal glassware, to big AT-ATs in the windows. Most of the walls of the studio, especially around the isle in the middle […]
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Openings: Diem Chau & Kappao @ Galleria Patricia Armocida

Back in November, we stopped by Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan, to check out shows by two fresh, talented artists – Vietnam native Diem Chau, and Kappao from Korea. The mutual thing about both artists is the fact that they use very delicate and fragile materials, that through their meticulous patient process,  are turned into delicate beautiful pieces of art. Kappao’s signature material is ceramics, but also, clay, wood, plaster, ropes, fabric, and other “poor materials” that she adds to her sculptures that both have […]
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Overtime: Jan 14 – Jan 20

  KAWS announces the end of OriginalFake via Instagram. Van Gogh’s Sunflowers slowly turning brown as a result of exposure to LED lighting. Printed Matter talks about the devastation from Superstorm Sandy on NPR. The College of Visual Arts in St. Paul, Minnesota will close its doors forever in June due to recession. Chris D’Amelio will close his gallery and join David Zwirner at his. More than 100 paintings by H. Widayat stolen from the H. Widayat Museum in Central Java. Picasso murals under threat as Oslo considers […]
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Preview: Vitruvius – Group Show @ Martha Otero

As the followup exhibition to a highly successful and popular solo presentation by Jen Stark, Martha Otero presents a group show featuring artists from its solid roster, as well as some additional guests. Named after the Roman writer, architect, engineer, and soldier, Vitruvius includes work by Jonathan Brand, Gregory Euclide, Jacob Hashimoto, James Jean, Saelee Oh, Alexander Tarrant, and Eric White. Vitruvius was a esteemed and revered renaissance man who kept to the spirit of the past, but with a innovative and creative drive that […]