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

In our preview of Ron English’s (featured) pop up show with Opera Gallery, we showed you some of the massive paintings that has been stockedpiled over the past year in preparation. AM stopped by the massive three story retail space that will be the site for the extravagant “Status Factory” and took a look around at the setup. Ron and his crew have been literally working on hands and knees since last week to renovate this space and make it into their own little amusement park […]

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

Our friend, Ron English (featured), is about to put forth a new body of works for a pop-up gallery show in the middle of Soho with the help of Opera Gallery. This special show will open on Sunday, September 12th at 382 West Broadway and will run until October 29th. It features over 50 pieces consisting of new paintings & sculptures and was made with the OCC Museum in mind. Then, on November 10th, the traveling series will open at the Orange Coast College Foundation Frank […]

Openings: Sas & Colin Christian – “Inner Space” @ Opera Gallery (London)

AM dropped into Colin and Sas Christian’s debut UK show opening last night at Opera Gallery’s London location. When we first saw the preview images, which we showed you here, from husband and wife Colin and Sas, we knew that this would be be a must see show. Both artists had taken things to another level in terms of the scale that they worked to – Sas going big on canvas and Colin going supersize with his sculptures, the largest of the pieces being around 9 […]

Openings: Ron English – “Immortal Underground” @ Opera Gallery

On Thursday night, AM attended the VIP opening of Ron English’s “Immortal Underground” at New York’s Opera Gallery. Nothing was spared as Ron’s infamous Cathy Cow Girl’s (courtesy of The Body of Art) arrived in a limo to kick off the opening night extravaganza. In attendance were many of NYC’s notables including Martha Cooper (interviewed), Aiko, Travis Louie (interviewed), Logan Hicks (interviewed), David Stoupakis, Fred Harper, Ally Hilfiger, Johanne Corno and Vincent Castiglia to name a few. The solo was an accumulation of many of […]

Openings: Lori Earley “Laments & Lullabies” @ Opera Gallery London

We recently showed you a couple of preview images from the wonderful Lori Earley’s debut UK solo show, “Laments and Lullabies,” and the teaser images got our expectations rising high to see Lori’s work first hand. AM went along to the private view reception at the Opera Gallery to take a look for ourselves – check out our pictures after the jump.

Ron English’s “Abama” original at Opera Gallery

Contemporary artist Ron English has been very busy lately. After creating his iconic fusion portrait of Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln in support of the upcoming presidential campaign, Ron has been seen in Denver for the Democratic convention and now returns home to the New York tri-state area to showcase his famous “Abama” image. By now many have seen Ron English’s “Abama”. The original black and white silkscreen from Upper Playground sold out in minutes. Ron has provided Arrested Motion with some exclusive news for those that are interested […]
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