One of the few street artists out there who have earned their stripes, Poster Boy, meeting at least one of Saber’s criteria for street cred, has been released from prison and in return, will be releasing his first monograph – “The War of Art”. To celebrate, the Carmichael Gallery will be hosting a book release and signing on Saturday, August 28th from 6-8pm with some limited editions available as well as some videos of him at work. A portion of book and art sales will […]
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Remember that mural AM witnessed going up last month by Roa for the cover of Very Nearly Almost Issue 12 (release party coverage)? Well, for those who haven’t seen the magazine yet, the mural actually had multiple anatomical layers that the Belgian street artist is famous for including the skeletal, circulatory, and neural systems. Take a look at all the pics posted by VNA boys in all their glory after the jump…
VNA released issue number 12 last week at their launch night party at Pure Evil Gallery. The magazine has turned into an absolute must read publication over the last couple of years, with each issue being highly anticipated by us at AM as the guys seem to improve their already winning formula of the best of London’s street art photography combined with great interviews and written pieces with each and every release. Issue 12 features Belgian street artist Roa on the cover, and another reason […]
Continuing a string of quality book releases at SFMOMA (see David Choe and Further signings), Mark Ryden spent some time last week meeting and greeting his legions of fans on the occasion of the release of his new book “The Snow Yak Show” from Last Gasp Books (purchase here). Luckily for us, our friends from Hi-Fructose were on hand to document the event. More pics after the jump…
Remember when we mentioned that Yoshitomo Nara will be unveiling a pair of statues on the Upper East Side and his retrospective at the Asia Society? Well even better news – a special book boxed set will be released on September 1st to go along with this opening of “Nobody’s Fool”. The comprehensive monograph documents much of the 20 years of work for Nara and will give us an in depth view on one of our favorite artists. Pre-order it here from Abrams. Thanks to Slamxhype. Discuss Yoshitomo […]
Mark Ryden will be on hand to sign his latest book at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Schwab Room: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) next week on Thursday, August 12th. The book from Last Gasp Books is a catalog of his “The Snow Yak Show” last year in Japan of which the new body of work took a minimalistic turn in style and palette. Discuss Mark Ryden here. Take a look at Ryden’s most recent show in NY here.
If you haven’t signed up yet for a free subscription to The Art Street Journal, what are you waiting for? There aren’t that many publications out there, especially stateside, that focuses on this type of art. Also, this Saturday, August 7th (7-9pm), there will be release party at Carmichael Gallery for the newest edition (Vol II, Issue I), an expanded format featuring more color, pages, and articles including interviews with Boogie and Escif.
Los Angeles based artist Alex Gross will be returning to the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in September for his second solo show there entitled “Discrepancies.” Concurrently, a new book with the same title will be available at the opening and of course, can be signed by the artist for those attending the show. We can’t wait to see the new body of work as we have been fans of his dreamlike paintings which are influenced by his research into foreign culture and interests in the political […]
Last week AM visited the SFMOMA to catch the signing of David Choe’s (featured) monograph (previewed) from Chronicle Books. The crowd of fans waited patiently to get some face time with the accomplished artist. David, as usual, took his time greet his loyal Bay Area followers and for a lucky few, even created mini sketches in their books. Check it out after the jump.
AM recently stopped by the Joshua Liner Gallery to check out a copy of Ryan McLennan’s new book “The Cost of Comfort”. Published by Triple Stamp Press, the special edition book is actually a loose-leaf art book that contains 20 specially selected 9″x12″ giclee prints and comes encased in a custom made pine/birch wood box. Of course, each book is hand signed by Ryan himself. To get yours contact the gallery. Check out the our detailed shots after the jump.