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Steve Powers & ICY Signs – “Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra” @ Joshua Liner

Everyone’s favorite artist & signage creator Stephen “ESPO” Powers and the rest of the ICY Sign crew converted Joshua Liner Gallery into a replica of his busy workspace. The current exhibition (last day November 16th), ICY Signs – Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra features the works of Stephen Powers, Justin Green, Matt Wright, Lew Blum, Dan Murphy, Alexis Ross, Sean Burton, and Mike Lee. As an added touch, throughout the course of the show, the ICY Sign crew created new works in real time. […]
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Openings: Aurel Schmidt – “Fruits” @ 200 Stanton

Last weekend, Aurel Schmidt opened a new showing in New York at 200 Stanton Street that will run through the rest of the month. Entitled Fruits, the body of work on display revisits some of the provocative imagery she is known for with a series of hybrids made from plant and human body parts. With Jeffrey Deitch on hand, attendees took time to wrap their minds around Schmidt’s mutant creations. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss Aurel Schmidt here.
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Streets: Belin (New York)

Last week, Spanish street artist Belin finished a mural on the exterior of the future superclub Space New York. Featuring his surreal vision and caricature like characters, the large wall can be seen from the West Side Highway. Take a look below at some in progress photos as well as some shots of his hybrid winged creatures and other details…
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Showing: Justin Bower – “Panic Room” @ Unix Gallery

Currently showing in New York is Justin Bower’s new solo show at the Unix Gallery entitled Panic Room. The Los Angeles-based painter is presenting a new collection of large scale work featuring his multi-layered and frenetic portraiture. The surreal faces portrayed look like they have been taken from glitchy TV monitors with their faces vacillating between various emotions, embellished and broken up with artificial geometric artifacts. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss Justin Bower here.
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Openings: Adam Wallacavage – “Magic Mountain” @ Jonathan LeVine

Last month, AM stopped by the currently running show from Adam Wallacavage (interviewed) at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York. Magic Mountain features the Philadelphia-based artist’s surreal mixed media sculptures and functional art objects as well as some pieces inspired and cast from vintage toys in his personal collection. In addition, a limited edition Octopus Tentacle Candlestick was made available for purchase. Take a look at all our photos below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Adam Wallacavage here.
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Streets: Invader (New York)

With the special screening of ART4SPACE (covered) for Invader’s fans in New York City last month, you would expect the secretive street artist to also make an appearance. As evidenced by the fresh public works, including the appearance of new video game characters and other pop icons, Invader made the most of his time while in the Big Apple. In addition to a collaboration (seen below) with the legendary NY graffiti artist  COST and partner ENX, Invader also had a run-in with the NYPD. Take a look at more photos […]
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Previews: Clare Rojas @ Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld

With the private opening set tonight and the public unveiling on November 11th, Clare Rojas’ new exhibition is set to give her fans in New York a look at her recent abstract work. Hosted by Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, the show will mark her return to the Big Apple with 24 new paintings and drawings from the SF-based artist that deal with “ideas of balance and harmony through color and space.” Along with these pieces, she has also written three poems with will be on display. Images […]
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Openings: KAWS – “Pass The Blame” @ Galerie Perrotin (New York)

KAWS certainly has had a busy schedule in the last couple of weeks with multiple openings that drew huge crowds. The Brooklyn-based artist in the last month or so has opened UPS AND DOWN at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City and a show at the PAFA in Philadelphia. On top of all these, he opened concurrent exhibitions at Mary Boone Gallery, which we covered here, and at Galerie Perrotin last weekend (November 2nd). Here’s a recap of the exhibition entitled PASS THE […]
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Openings: Tara McPherson – “Wandering Luminations” @ Jonathan LeVine

AM recently attended the opening of Tara McPherson’s newest show at Jonathan LeVine, her third solo with the Chelsea gallery. Inspired by the unexplored realms of deep space and deep sea, Wandering Luminations features the Brooklyn-based artist’s surreal portraiture of females and creatures all rendered in her signature palette of pinks and teals. The body of work includes paintings on linen, wood and paper as well as her largest piece to date so stop by if you can to see for yourself before the close date of November 16. […]
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Studio Visits/Previews: Eric White – “All Of This Has Not Occurred” @ Martha Otero Gallery

AM recently had the pleasure of stopping by New York-based artist Eric White’s (interviewed) studio.  During the visit, we got the chance to see some of his new work for his solo exhibition entitled All of This Has Not Occurred coming up at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles. White showed us an alternate reality with his work – work which he describes as “Paranoid Social Realism” – a look into a different Hollywood, which is conceived as a multidimensional world. He executes this by masterfully inventing films and […]