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Video: Greg “Craola” Simkins – “Drawn From the Well”

Zerofriends has just finished a mini film/commercial for Greg Simkins’ new book “Drawn from the Well”.  The new book was available at his opening exhibition (covered) but if you weren’t able to make it that night you can still get your copy here. Discuss Greg Simkins here.

Releases: Mark Ryden – The Snow Yak Show Print Portfolio (Spectaculum Poefagorum Nivium)

For those Mark Ryden fans out there who have the bankroll, Porterhouse will be releasing a beautiful new print portfolio based on his Snow Yak show. The set will include all 10 images (eight paintings and two drawings) from the exhibition held in Japan in 2009 at the Tomio Koyama Gallery, come in an edition of 50, and cost you $4750. Each 13-7/8″ x 10-7/8″ print is numbered and hand-signed by the Ryden and will be released this Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 a.m. PST […]

Teaser: Elbow-Toe @ the Warrington Museum

It looks like Elbow-Toe’s (interviewed) work was recently featured in the Fall Fashion issue of Paper Magazine. You’ll be seeing that image, entitled “Sweet Dreams” again as it will be featured in his upcoming show at the Warrington Museum in the UK. The show entitled “Due Date” will be opening in December and will be we think his first major show since the end of 2008 in LA. Discuss Elbow-Toe here.

KAWS Book Signing @ Honor Fraser

For those who recently looked on in envy as KAWS fans got to meet their idol at a book signing at Colette in Paris while he was in town for his solo show at Emmanuel Perrotin, here is another chance for you (well, if you live in Los Angeles). The NY-based artist returns to the site of his solo in early 2009 (covered) at Honor Fraser on November 20th (2-4pm). This video from Highsnobiety might give you an idea of what to expect, and if […]

Publications: tasj (vol ii – issue iii)

Whilst in London last month, we picked up a copy of the latest issue of tasj (vol ii – issue iii). In addition to its regular features (plus new sections dedicated to film, limited edition prints and other multiples, special events and a city guide – first up: London), this issue contains Part II of the tasj Backstage Series, which takes a closer look at the people behind the scenes in the art world. As avid followers of the activities and accomplishments of Shepard Fairey […]

Releases: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” Book

Coinciding with his show at Ratio 3, Dashwood Books is releasing a book based on Ryan McGinley’s “Life Adjustment Center” (covered) exhibition.  The book will ship Nov 8, but you can pre-order yours today.  It is $45, hardcover, 7″ x 9.5″, and an edition of 3,000. Dashwood also has a few copies of his last book (their first with the artist) as well, which you should pick up soon, if you’ve been sleeping on it. Discuss Ryan McGinley here.

Releases / Signing: Hi-Fructose Collected Edition Vol. 2 @ SFMOMA

Our friends at Hi-Fructose will be releasing their Hi-Fructose Collected Edition Vol. 2 tomorrow (November 4th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm) at the SFMOMA. There will be limited edition box sets and hardcover editions saved especially for this event, but even more exciting is that there will be an artist signing including appearances by Audrey Kawasaki, Camille Rose Garcia, Ferris Plock, Amy Sol, and Mars-1 as well as founders/editors Annie Owens and Attaboy. The next signing is planned for New York at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery […]
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Releases: “Trespass: A History Of Uncommissioned Urban Art”

Recently, AM attended the VIP preview of Tachen’s latest art book: Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art. Written by Carlo McCormick, curated by our friends Marc & Sara Schiller at the Wooster Collective, and edited by Ethel Seno, this behemoth houses tons of pictures documenting graffiti and other forms of unsanctioned art all around the globe. It features works from 150 artists including AM favorites such as Keith Haring, Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, Faile, Ron English and Blu. From the moments the doors opened, there was […]

Releases – New Barry McGee Book

After a storied – and seemingly hectic – year that included multiple museum and gallery exhibits (Bolinas, Oakland, Brussels, SFMOMA), the Mission School icon turned street art legend, Barry McGee, has a new book up his sleeve. In what has become a series of similarly conceived of and wonderfully insightful publications by the artist, the newest 176-page hardcover book is presented “as a visual collage, incorporating photographs, drawings, paintings and documentation from past and present installations”. Published by Alleged Press and Damiani Editore, the currently […]

Openings: Faile Book Launch & Show @ LES Pop-Up in NYC

On Thursday, AM braved the stormy streets of New York to attend the launch event at Faile’s pop-up gallery where the Brooklyn duo kicked off the release of their soon-to-be bestseller “Prints + Originals 1999–2009″ (previewed). Published by Gestalten, this hefty book gives us an inside look at the bread and butter behind Faile’s rise to prominence – the prints and their unique silkscreening/collaging techniques. Also, the Patricks have made multiple variants of the book. From hand signed “studio editions” to limited silk-screened versions (5 different covers front and back in editions […]