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Previews: TrustoCorp – “Life Cycle” @ Opera Gallery (New York)

After a productive summer that saw a range of compelling street art interventions, including the Drive Thru Liposuction Station, faux tabloid magazines, mock reality TV ad disruptions, Hollywood Walk of Shame, as well as a series of their signature simulated signage, TrustoCorp will again move their work indoors for a followup New York gallery show to last year’s successful debut exhibition, An Overt Display of Mischief and Mayhem. Opening Thursday, October 20th, the Brooklyn-based collective will this time target the walls of Opera Gallery with their […]

Openings: “Abstractions” @ Opera Gallery

AM recently attended the opening of Abstractions at New York’s Opera Gallery. The special group show housed two separate groups of artists. The first was a retrospective from the old school abstract movement from the 1940 to present day. Original works from artists such as Miro, Francis, Soulages, Hartung, Fontana, Arman and Matta were on display. This contrasted with the second group of names from today’s artistic movement like Rostarr, Bast, Ron English, Saber and more who have evolved in their own form of abstraction. […]

Openings: Logan Hicks – “Pretty Ugly” @ Opera Gallery (NY)

Logan Hicks (interviewed) debuted his latest show Pretty Ugly (previewed) last week at the Opera Gallery in New York. The new body of work was created over the past six months and featured some of his largest indoor pieces to date. While there, we noticed that Logan was working with various compositions and subjects that normally isn’t seen in his work. To compliment his detailed environmental stencil pieces, he also created portrait works and played with colors or lack thereof. What we enjoyed especially was […]

3D Art Book Signing @ Opera Gallery

AM recently attended a special signing party for the 3D Art Book (previewed) hosted at the Opera Gallery in New York. Many of the contributors such as Tristan Eaton, Eric White, Haze, Esao Andrews, Tara McPherson, Erik Foss, Andrew Bell, Stephen Bliss, Kevin Bourgeois, Filth, Kenzo Minami, Mint, Serf, Dr. Revolt and Tom Thewes were in attendance, signing and drawing for the droves of fans who came out to support their favorite artists. Fans were treated also to a mini pop-up exhibition as each artist’s work […]

Preview/Studio Visit: SABER – “The American Graffiti Artist” – Flags

When Jeffrey Deitch first publicly hinted last summer of his intention to mount the first ever large-scale major museum exhibition of graffiti and street art, the first artist that came to his mind as the representational figure for today’s movement was SABER (interviewed).  Art in the Streets became a reality at MOCA and true indeed, SABER is a integral part of the massive and wildly successful exhibition.  Flexing his multitasking skills to its fullest, the LA-based artist will also be displaying his work in Street […]

Openings: Sas & Colin Christian – “Sas + Colin” @ Opera Gallery (NY)

AM attended the private opening for Colin and Sas Christian’s (interviewed) latest show Sas + Colin at New York’s Opera Gallery. As the title states, the main focus was the wife and husband collaborations which brought their unique talents together for a visually stunning exhibition. Sas utilized her hyper realistic painting styles to bring the futuristic subjects to life, while Colin brought the physical presence with his beautifully detailed fiberglass sculptures. Together in one setting, it was impressive to see the artistic talents which can only be […]

Nick Walker – “TMA New York” @ Opera Gallery (NY)

On Saturday, Nick Walker (interviewed) capped off his NY tour with a special print release of his The Morning After: New York print. The long awaited silkscreen was two years in the making as Nick officially created this image two years ago on the side of the Cooper Hotel. Numerous fans of Mr. Walker queued overnight for their chance cop one of the 100 prints released to public. Hosted by the Opera Gallery, this release also showcased some unique site specific works which Nick has worked […]

Openings: Kid Zoom – “This City Will Eat Me Alive” @ Opera (NYC Pop-Up)

AM recently caught the opening night of Kid Zoom’s first ever US solo show This City Will Eat Me Alive. The large pop-up space opened by the Opera Gallery in the the hip meat packing district was a great setting to showcase KZ’s large size paintings. Just as we previewed in our recent studio visit, Kid Zoom utilized his signature spray techniques to create the works that delighted fans who made it out to see this body of work. Catch it all after the jump.

Studio Visits: Kid Zoom – “This City Will Eat Me Alive” @ Opera (Meatpacking)

This Saturday, December 11th (7pm), Kid Zoom is having his first ever US solo at a pop-up space (72 Gansevoort St. New York, NY 10014) in Manhattan’s Meatpacking district. The show is hosted by Opera Gallery and it looks to be pretty fresh. Ron English tipped us off on the Aussie artist a while back and we’ve been keeping an eye on him ever since. Looking forward to see the upcoming show, we dropped by KZ’s Brooklyn studio to catch him putting the final touches […]

Openings: Ron English – “Status Factory” @ Opera Gallery

Last night, AM attended the private viewing of Ron English (featured), latest exhibition “Status Factory”. With the sponsorship of Opera Gallery, the pop-up exhibition was held in an extravagant triplex retail space in the heart of New York’s Soho district. As we showed you in the setup, the location was transformed by Ron & gang over the course of a week to give the audience the full experience of “Popaganda“. The artwork seemed bigger in person than our preview indicated, especially in rooms with interactive sculptures […]
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