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Streets: POSE (New York)

With Armory Week in full swing now in New York, be sure to stop by the Jonathan LeVine booth at VOLTA to check out new works from POSE. Also, while you in town, head to 188 Lafayette (Lafayette and Broome) to take in a new mural from the MSK affiliated writer featuring his recognizable style. This piece was painted for The L.I.S.A. Project NYC and is only phase one of the project with plans in place for POSE to paint the rest of the five-story wall later this year. Discuss POSE […]
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Previews: Artists Interpret “Last Rites” @ Last Rites Gallery

This Saturday night, March 8th, the Last Rites in New York will be presenting a group exhibition where 40 artists were asked to interpret the gallery’s namesake. The ancient ritual which dates back centuries in Catholicism continues to be practiced in modern times on those about to die and has been a concept seen in the work of many artists in the past. Appropriately, this show will inaugurate a new location for the showspace (325 W 38th St #1 NYC 10018) so add it to your list of […]
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Studio Visits / Previews: How & Nosm – “Way Things Are” @ Pace Prints

AM stopped by the How & Nosm studio in NYC around time when the artistic duo was finalizing their preparations with Pace Prints for their collaborative print project. A couple of months later, we are happy to announce the opening of Way Things Are, a long awaited show by these ground breaking graffiti & street artists, on March 7th at Pace Prints on 521 West 26th Street in NYC, with an opening reception held on Thursday March 6th. Brothers Raoul and Davide Perre worked on this show for around seven months at Watanabe Press […]
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Previews: Pryce Lee – “Single Shot” @ Anonymous Gallery (Pop Up)

Tomorrow night, Anonymous Gallery in New York will present the first solo exhibition of artist Pryce Lee. Entitled Single Shot, this show consists of transformative works that focus on life, death and the human experience. The 15 “single shots” on display will provide the opportunity for attendees to be both viewer and viewed simultaneously, forcing objectivity and contemplation while becoming a part of the artist’s subject matter. Depicted through specific acts of gun violence, this work further explores how singular moments, for better or worse, alter an […]
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Armory Week ’14 / Previews: Know Hope for Thinkspace @ Scope

After taking part at this year’s  Pow! Wow! Hawaii (covered), Know Hope is currently in New York City where he is setting up a mini solo show at the Scope Fair from the 6th until 9th of March. Represented by Thinkspace Gallery, the Tel-Aviv based artist will be showing all new body of work entitled ‘hese Traintracks, They Remain, Ungrudged by the Passing Through, along with mini solo show by Amy Sol and couple of other works by artists represented by the gallery. Continuing his ongoing series of cluster works […]
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Openings: Ludo – “Fruit of the Doom” @ Jonathan LeVine

Jonathan LeVine Gallery is currently showing the NYC debut solo by the French artist Ludo (interviewed). Titled Fruit of the Doom, the show is built around the idea of displaying the results of the human race’s actions in the natural world. With clever manipulation of familiar brand logos and recognizable imagery, subtle use of slogans and statements, the new works stay true to Ludo’s signature concept of morphing natural and man made elements. Combined with his inspiration by the DIY punk/skate culture from the 90s, which is also […]
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Upcoming: Logan Hicks – “Love Never Saved Anything” @ PMM Art Projects Popup

Coming up on March 7th, Logan Hicks will be opening a new show in New York at a special pop-up location (154 Stanton Street) for PMM Art Projects. Love Never Saved Anything will feature figurative and nautical based work from the master stencilist, deviating somewhat from the architectural imagery we have seen from him in the past. Also on display will be some of the amazing photos he has taken from his urban explorations. He explains his new stencil work – “The drifting, the weightlessness was […]
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Openings: Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

Last month, AM paid a visit to the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea to enjoy new works from Tomoo Gokita. Working exclusively in shades of black and white for this exhibition, the Japanese painter has created a series of textured portraits that pay homage to the “dated archetypes lifted of pulp fiction, Hollywood rags, and film noir” with names like Showgirl, Geisha Girl, A Bathing Beauty, Cocktail Pianist from Acapulco, Daughter of a Fraudster, and A Female Spy. Take a look at our photos below and stop by […]
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Upcoming: Kevin Cyr – “Right Place, Right Time” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

This Saturday, February 22nd, Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be hosting the opening of Kevin Cyr’s (interviewed) newest solo exhibition. Returning to the Chelsea showspace after a successful effort there back in 2012 (covered), the New York-based painter will be presenting more of his signature portraits of vandalized vehicles, this time inspired by his time on the streets of Berlin, Brussels and Paris. Discuss Kevin Cyr here.
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Streets: Maya Hayuk – Bowery & Houston Mural (Part I)

While New Yorker’s have been hunkering down with the recent cold spell, Maya Hayuk has been doing the opposite while working at the high profile corner of Bowery and Houston. Taking time to step back and analyze her work every now and then, the Brooklyn-based artist creates her vibrant patterns based on her ideas on color theory. The new mural will make a welcome distraction from the dreary winter for NYC art lovers. Stop by for a look yourself if you can, and make sure […]