ArrestedMotion logo
Tag Archives: Low Brow & Pop Surrealism
527136_10150983756713722_1936008914_n

Releases: Tim Biskup – “Doom Loop #19″ Print

For Tim Biskup (featured) fans out there, he recently released a new print entitled Doom Loop #19 on his webstore. The image featuring his distinctive refractive style is taken from a painting for his upcoming solo show in Milan at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea opening on September 20th. Published in assosiation with Art & Council, the print comes in a signed & numbered edition of 20, is sized at 40 x 30″ and costs $500. Also check out another painting from his new body of work below… Discuss Tim Biskup here.
BristolRodeoRiders

Overtime: August 13 – 19

Stories of the week: Flying Fortress and Nychos’ mural Bristol Rodeo Riders for the See No Evil festival. Sad news for Los Angeles – Margo Leavin Gallery (reps Baldessari, Leavitt, Vallance, among others) to close. Los Angeles Magazine on understanding MOCA’s future by examining its past. Greg.org gives the story behind Transmission LA: AV Club  (held at MOCA) and puts it all into context. Why artists (such as MOCA’s Baldessari, Kruger, Opie, and Ruscha) are on museum boards. Art thief receives reduced two-year good behavior bond by claiming […]
1988-Crazy-4-cult-NYC-am-82

Openings: Crazy 4 Cult – Gallery 1988 (NYC)

Last week, AM took a walk down memory lane as the annual Crazy 4 Cult opened its doors to the legions of fans of cult movies and art, especially those who wanted one of the prints from Olly Moss (seen above) based off the film Léon: The Professional. Hosted as usual by Gallery 1988, this year’s showing (the sixth one) was its first time in New York and was as popular as always. Check out our photo set below… Discuss this show here.
Screen Shot 2012-08-14 at 9.40.04 PM

Upcoming: Jeremy Geddes @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Showing alongside long time friend and collaborator Ashley Wood, the Australia-based Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be coming stateside for one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year. When the exhibition opens, the piece seen above entitled Miserere 1 depicting what seems to be some sort of spaceship or satellite will be on display as part of a series of ten paintings. Even more exciting will be the larger paintings like A Perfect Vacuum that will greet fans who will be visiting the New York showspace come October. […]
P1100258

Upcoming: Jeff Soto – “Decay and Overgrowth” @ Jonathan LeVine

After sharing with you a glimpse of the upcoming showing from Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) at Jonathan LeVine in September, we turn our attention to one of the other artists who is also showing concurrently at the New York showspace – Jeff Soto (interviewed). For Decay and Overgrowth, Jeff returns to the gallery that housed his last major solo showing back in 2010 (covered). We’ve seen some of the paintings last week when we stopped by his studio and will be bringing you a more in-depth look soon, but […]
IMG_7967

Streets: Outside Lands (Part I) – Skinner (San Francisco)

Not only did the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco feature a great lineup of musicians (Neil Young, Santigold, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, and more), a select group of artists were also invited in to paint some murals. For the 5th annual event, Juxtapoz invited in Skinner, Dabs Myla, Curve, Brett Amory, Chez, Apex, Marcos LaFarga, Pastime, Satyr, Diet, Sam Flores, Nate Van Dyke and Eos Montana to paint in and around the festival grounds. Our man on scene, Berlin Tomas, was able to capture Skinner at work […]
IMG_3612_800_Artist_Candice_Tripp_Photo_©_Ian_Cox_2012

Showing: Candice Tripp – “Petit Mal @ Black Rat Gallery

Last month, London was treated to a new solo showing from Candice Tripp (interviewed) at Black Rat Projects entitled Petit Mal. The new paintings are some of her best and darkest yet, featuring her masked adolescents participating in bizarre scenarios as if from a bad nightmare. This horror-infused imagery is further enhanced with a layer of awkward social interaction from the subjects leading one to wonder what more there is to the story that can only seen through the lens of a moment in time captured by the painting. Rounding out […]
Nicola Verlato Merry Karnowski AM 1

Nicola Verlato – “Zero Gravity” @ Merry Karnowsky

Over the weekend, the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles welcomed local artist Nicola Verlato and his new paintings into their showspace with an opening reception. The new works collectively entitled Zero Gravity are beautiful executed with his characters and objects suspended in midair as if frozen in time. We already caught a glimpse of the new body of work during a studio visit last week, but nothing beats seeing the paintings in situ. Check out Verlato’s cinematic vision for yourself before the show closes on September 1st if in […]
mcginley_EDUN

Rewind: Aug 6 – Aug 12

Photographer Ryan McGinley, who has been flexing his film-making muscles as of late, recently hooked up with EDUN (fashion label of Ali Hewson and her husband, U2 singer Bono) to produce a video for their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The aesthetic used should be familiar to fans of McGinley’s photo series featuring his models posing with wild animals, first introduced with his Team Gallery solo, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (covered), and further developed with the inclusion of wild animals during his Life Adjustment Center (covered) […]
color_pencil_01

Overtime: Aug 6 – Aug 12

Stories of the week: Dave Rittinger’s proposal for a public art sculpture – Color Pencil Tree. RIP – art critic and historian Robert Hughes, dead at age 74. MOCA announces it will will hire a new chief curator, reversing an earlier decision to leave the post vacant. Eli Broad hasn’t made planned payments to MOCA because it has $2.1M that haven’t been used yet. MOCA board concerned with future of museum and feels that Eli Broad may be taking over. Christopher Knight thinks MOCA may […]