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Upcoming: Ian Francis – “Season 1 Episode 0″ @ Joshua Liner Gallery

On April 25th, the Joshua Liner Gallery will be presenting Season 1 Episode 0, an exhibition of new paintings by British artist Ian Francis (featured). This second solo show with the New York showspace (and first major showing since last year at Lazarides) will feature his mix of abstraction and figurative elements with imagery inspired by the reality and unreality of contemporary TV. Attendees can expect to see a dozen medium- to large-scale works on canvas (like the one above) and ten smaller works on […]
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Preview: Last Rites Gallery 5 Year Anniversary Show

On Saturday night (April 13th), the Last Rites in New York will be celebrating their five year anniversary with a massive group show. Known for championing the dark arts, the gallery will once again house the works from artists who have ventured into the shadows of their mind to create works for the exhibition. The lineup includes Stefano Alcantara, Esao Andrews (above), Shawn Barber, Nick Baxter, Matthew Bone, Timothy Boor, Scott G. Brooks, Patrick Byers, Santiago Caruso, David Choquette, Colin Christian, Sas Christian, Christopher Conte, […]
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Upcoming: JR & José Parlá – “The Wrinkles of the City, Havana, Cuba” @ Bryce Wolkowitz

On May 7th, the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery will be opening up The Wrinkles of the City, Havana, Cuba, a collaborative showing between JR and José Parlá. Featuring twelve large portraits and a site specific installation, the exhibition will showcase works that were put up by the two friends during their time in Cuba (covered) for JR’s continuing project of photographing senior citizens and pasting their portraits on the walls of city buildings. These pieces were then covered with Parlá’s urban calligraphy leading to an epic result that may have […]
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Overtime: April 1 – April 7

More stories for the week ended April 7: Ryan Mcginley’s Blue Falling is the April HIGH LINE BILLBOARD in NY, presented by High Line Art. RIP: Pasha P183, known as the Russian Banksy has died at age 29. Cause is unknown. Tate removes Graham Ovenden prints after artist found guilty of indecency with a child and indecent assault. As a result of the economic crisis gripping Spain, more of its artists are moving to the United States. Chelsea’s future in question after New York flood map […]
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Showing: “Chicken or Beef” @ The Hole

Showing through April 20th at The Hole, Chicken or Beef is a group exhibition assembled by Danish curator Jesper Elg (co – founder and director of V1 Gallery in Copenhagen). The Transatlantic survey of figurative painting in Europe and America is named after the ubiquitous question posed on transatlantic flights and features many names that will be familiar to readers of AM as well as some new artists. Take a look at our photos of the work from a roster that includes Allison Schulnik, Anders Oinonen, Anna Bjerger, Antonio Ballester Moreno, […]
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Openings: Joe Sorren – “The Great Cantaloupe Day” @ AFA (New York)

For those who missed the Joe Sorren (featured) exhibition which just closed at AFA in New York, AM has you covered with some opening photos. The Great Cantaloupe Day featured a couple new paintings from the respected painter (now based in NYC) as well as a vast selection of archived limited edition offerings and sculptural works. Take a look at our photo set below for a closer look… Discuss this show here. Discuss Joe Sorren here.
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Openings: Direct Address @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Last week, we attended Joshua Liner’s opening of his new Chelsea gallery with a group exhibition entitled Direct Address. The expansive ground-floor space was filled with a impressive collection of works by The Clayton Brothers, David Ellis,  Evan Hecox, Jean-Pierre Roy, Kris Kuksi (above), Richard Colman, Stephen Powers, SWOON, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Tony Curanaj and others. The event surely heralds great things for the future of the gallery. See all our pics from the opening below.
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Openings: WK Interact – “WK 360″ @ Jonathan LeVine (Pop-up)

A little while back, AM attended the opening for WK Interact’s mid-career survey at Jonathan LeVine’s pop-up outpost. Entitled WK 360 (previewed), this all-inclusive exhibition collected artwork from the past 25 years by the notable French-born & New York-based street artist’s storied career. From indoor to outdoor, WK has always fascinated us with two aspects of his art. The first is his ability to capture the kinetic energy through his motion driven works and the the second is his intricate and equally creative street “contraptions” that are […]
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Streets: Martha Cooper Mural on Bowery & Houston

Little known fact: sometimes between the large scale murals by invited artists, the prominent Bowery & Houston wall also hosts temporary tribute projects in the interim such as the one held for Dash Snow after his passing in 2010 (covered). Prior to the mural Crash created recently (here & here), another tribute came up for legendary photographer Martha Cooper, a woman who has definitely left her mark on the Graffiti & Street Art scene over the past few decades. She’s also been the official photographer for […]
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Streets: JR x Daniel Arsham (NYC)

It’s always interesting to watch artists work on collaborations as they try to meld their different techniques and imagery together in a coherent fashion. One of the more successful artists in doing this is street artist and photographer JR (see his joint ventures with Vhils, Os Gemeos, André, Liu Bolin, and José Parlá in the past). The latest artist to work with the French photograffeur is NY-based sculptor Daniel Arsham featuring JR’s famous eye pasted inside Arsham’s sculptural elements. Discuss JR here. Discuss Daniel Arsham here.