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Preview: Martin Wittfooth – “Gardens” @ Roq La Rue Gallery

This Friday, December 10th, Martin Wittfooth will be bringing a new body of work entitled Gardens to the Roq la Rue Gallery. Exhibiting alongside Mike Brown, Wittfooth paints his animalia from a different viewpoint – in a faded world where it seems the time of man has passed and all that is left are rusted monuments and infrastructure, the last vestiges of the human race. More preview images after the jump…
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Teaser: Martin Wittfooth – “Gardens” @ Roq La Rue

We recently saw a painting from Martin Wittfooth for his upcoming show at Roq La Rue and our jaws dropped – the phrase “next level” comes to mind. This beautiful new piece, “The Devil’s Playground”, will be part of a new body of work entitled “Gardens’ for the Seattle gallery in December.  We’ll have more to follow but take a look at the show card after the jump and you may see a theme developing as hinted at by the title of the show.

Openings: Art Shack @ Laguna Art Museum

Last weekend, the Laguna Art Museum opened their doors to crowds of art fans anxious to check out the newest exhibition – Art Shack. The group show included installations by artists like Mike Shine (featured), Martin Wittfooth, Kenny Scharf, Clayton Brothers (featured), and Jeff Gillette (who showed recently in LA) with a fantastic three-dimensional representation of his signature “slum” imagery. More photos after the jump but be sure to check out Hi-Fructose’s full photoset here.
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Preview: “Art From The New World” (Curated by Corey Helford Gallery) @ Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Something exciting is coming to the UK in the month of May in the shape of “Art from the New World”, an exhibition organized and curated by Los Angeles based Corey Helford Gallery. The exhibit will show a snapshot of the blossoming American new contemporary scene that we at AM love so much and is to be held at the location of last year’s Banksy versus the Bristol Museum – The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. If you’re in the UK, don’t miss this chance […]

Preview: “Hi Fructose 5th Anniversary Show” @ Copro Gallery

It’s hard to believe it’s already been five years since one of our favorite magazines released their first issue. Just like Jonathan LeVine Gallery last month (covered), Hi-Fructose is celebrating their five year anniversary with a group show with artists that have been featured in their publication since the very beginning. With so many great artists included, there are bound to be some great pieces like the piece above from Mia (interviewed). The show opens on Saturday, March 13th at Copro Gallery. Full list of […]

Releases: Martin Wittfooth – “The Blind Fisherman” Print

Hot on the heels of Martin Wittfooth’s solo show, “Tempest”, opening last weekend at Copro Gallery (previewed here), Virtu Gallery has just released a new fine art edition from the New York based artist. “The Blind Fisherman”, one of AM’s favourite paintings by Wittfooth from last year – the original painting first seen at Jonathan Levine’s Beach Blanket Bingo 2009 summer group show (covered here) - is now available in signed and numbered editions of 40 on varnished paper and an uber-limited edition of 10 on varnished canvas. […]

Preview: Martin Wittfooth – “Tempest” @ Copro Gallery

New York artist Martin Wittfooth’s show “Tempest” is set to open this Saturday night, February 14th in Santa Monica at the Copro Gallery. Known for his vivid paintings of animals, often at their most primal moments, among the rusted and crumbling remnants of human society, Wittfooth will be bringing a new body of work, including sculptures. We love his palette and choice of color – see for yourself first hand this weekend if you are in the area. Wittfooth will be showing alongside Chris Ryniak. […]

Teaser: “The BLAB! Show” @ Copro Gallery

Take a look at this stunning new painting from Joe Sorren entitled “The Secret Collapse of Miss Loraine.” He explains it as his “micro-take about an apocalypse for this one girl, her world being suddenly being interrupted by unknown forces (the phone call)” It will be printed in the next issue of BLAB! for the theme of The Apocalypse with the original available at the annual “BLAB!” show at Copro Gallery, opening August 8th. Other artists participating in this show include Alex Gross, Jeff Soto […]

Teaser: “Beach Blanket Bingo – A Summer Mixer” @ Jonathan Levine Gallery

A pretty impressive group show is being assembled at Jonathan Levine Gallery entitled “Beach Blanket Bingo – A Summer Mixer,” set to open on August 5th.  An appropriate name for the show as there definitely seems to be a eclectic “mix” of artists including Ana Bagayan (featured), Glenn Barr, Ray Caesar, Dave Cooper, David Ellis, Ron English (studio visit), Natalia Fabia (interviewed), Korin Faught, AJ Fosik, Logan Hicks (interviewed), Seonna Hong, Anthony Lister (interviewed), Jack Long, Cleon Peterson, Scott Radke (interviewed), SKINNER, ELBOW-TOE (interviewed), Adam […]
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Preview: “Lush Life” Group Show @ Roq La Rue

Another great group show is opening this Friday, May 8th in Seattle at Roq La Rue gallery.  The show entitled “Lush Life” mixes pieces from some familiar “old-school” artists with some promising new faces.  We preview some of the paintings after the jump, including pieces from Joe Sorren (seen above), Chris Berens, Mia Araujo, Martin Wittfooth, Kukula, Tin and Glenn Barr.
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