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Contest: Mark Brown – “Hmm.. Candy” Print

As we recently reported, Mark Brown has a new show up at Gallery 1988 SF.  To celebrate the show’s opening, 1988 and Mark have kindly donated a rare Artist’s Proof of the new print “Hmm… Candy”.  To enter for your chance to win, simply choose a number between 1 and 100, and enter your submission on the Artchival forum.  Enter here.

Showing: Mark Brown – “Daydreams” @ Gallery 1988 SF

Our friends at Hi-Fructose have recently posted pics from “Daydreams”, a show from Mark Brown (interviewed) that we previewed last week. For his first solo in San Francisco, the artist brought paintings, drawings, and a print featuring his colorful cast of characters.

Previews: Mark Brown – “Daydreams” @ Gallery 1988 SF

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the rad hand of Mark Brown (interviewed) at work. The last time was at a solo at Gallery 1988 (LA) last year. This time he’s trekking up to No-Cal to visit Gallery1988 (SF) for another solo exhibition called “Daydreams”. The show opens this Friday, June 18th at 7pm. Check out an exclusive sneak preview after the jump.

Preview: Death of Vivisect @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

“Vivisect VI” or the “Death of Vivisect” is set to open tomorrow at Gallery 1988 (LA).  One of the first annual group shows at g1988, the Luke Chueh (interviewed) co-curated exhibition focuses on artists who employ animals in their work to convey the human condition. Now in it’s sixth installment, this will be the final in the series so make sure you show up to say farewell to this signature show once and for wall. More preview images after the jump…

Interviews: Mark Brown – The Lost MacGuffin @ Gallery 1988 LA

As we previously covered, Mark Brown’s debut solo The Lost MacGuffin opened up at Gallery 1988 LA with much anticipation and it lived up to the hype. Luckily AM caught up with the busy artist after the opening for his first ever interview to discuss MacGuffin, his artistic style/influences, G.I. JOE characters fighting R2-D2 and of course The Beastmaster. Read the interview after the jump…

Openings: Mark Brown – The Lost MacGuffin @ Gallery 1988

Good idea and great execution. That’s the impression we walked away with at Mark Brown’s debut solo show at  Gallery 1988 (LA).  The beautiful paintings in “The Lost MacGuffin” are actually linked in a cohesive and fluid storyline. Starting off from one end of the gallery to the other, the audience will see the story unfolding in each painting. The premise revolves around MacGuffin’s encyclopedia and the drama that unfolds while the characters pursue the mythical book. The art work is top notch and the details […]

Teaser: Mark Brown – “The Lost MacGuffin” @ Gallery 1988 LA

Here is a little teaser image for Mark Brown’s show coming up at the end of this month.  As a promising emerging artist, we are pleased to see him get his first solo show, entitled “The Lost MacGuffin,” opening April 28th at Gallery 1988 (LA).  Expect the usual cast of characters thrown together in complex and frenetic combinations with a touch of symbolism. Hear a little about this painting as well as the show in the artist’s own words after the jump…
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