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Previews: Ed Templeton – “Synthetic Suburbia” @ Roberts & Tilton

Legendary skateboarder, photographer and artist, Ed Templeton, will be opening his new solo show Synthetic Suburbia on April 25th at Roberts & Tilton. While primarely known as a photographer, this show in Los Angeles will be showing exclusively new paintings and drawings depicting the every day life in his hometown of Huntington Beach. Being inspired by his environment and the peculiarity of it, photographing and documenting both the ordinary and the strange, Templeton grew an obsession with the area over the years. His fixation on this location started when he was a young boy visiting his grandparents and […]

Videos: Kehinde Wiley – “The World Stage: Israel” Documentary Short

While familiarizing himself firsthand with the local culture in preparation for the creation of his most recent The World Stage series of paintings, Kehinde Wiley was accompanied by filmmaker Dwayne R. Rodgers during his journey to Israel in July 2010. The experience resulted in The World Series: Israel exhibition (covered) currently on show at Roberts & Tilton through May, 29th. This documentary short film provides a rare glimpse into Wiley’s creative process, involving intimate street scenes from Jerusalem, Lod, and Tel Aviv and commentary from […]

Artist Talk: Kehinde Wiley @ LACMA

AM recently attended a great artist talk by figurative painter Kehinde Wiley held at the LACMA. The packed event included the discussions of his works included in the exhibition Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection along with the process and imagery that Mr. Wiley choose while preparing for the show. The stimulating talk was followed by a book signing where Kehinde happily greeted each of his fans and introduced his new 64 page catalog for his current show (covered) at Roberts & Tilton (available here). […]

Video / Teaser: Kehinde Wiley – “The World Stage: Israel” @ Roberts & Tilton

In the latest installment of Kehinde Wiley’s The World Stage series, the first since showing his India-Sri Lanka collection last year with Rhona Hoffman Gallery, some of which were exhibited at the gallery’s booth during Art Basel Miami, the New York-based artist has trained his provocative sights on Israel for his newest body of work. Opening Saturday, April 9th at Roberts & Tilton, the Los Angeles site of The World Stage: Brazil back in 2009, The World Stage: Israel will incorporate the historically rich and […]

Teaser: “Freeflow” @ Roberts & Tilton

Piggybacking perfectly on their well rounded showing during Art Basel last month (covered), Roberts & Tilton is primed to kickoff the new year with a collection of work from their impressive stable of artists. Opening Saturday, January 8th, Freeflow will feature work from Noah Davis, Titus Kaphar, Barry McGee, Adam Pendleton, Ed Templeton, Kehinde Wiley and Ai Yamaguchi, all of which made a successful splash down in South Beach and are now able to flex their creative muscle in Southern California. With the above preview […]

Basel Week Miami ’10 Barry McGee Book Signing

Much like with the KAWS signing (covered), we informed you earlier in the week that Barry McGee would host a signing for his new book at the Ratio 3 booth during Art Basel Miami Beach. His impressive clusters constructed at the Bay Area booth (covered), much like those at the Roberts & Tilton’s space (covered), served as the perfect backdrop for Barry to spend some time with fans and beautify some copies of his brilliantly assembled book produced by Alleged Press and Damiani Editore. The […]

Basel Week Miami ’10: Roberts & Tilton

Another of the many temporary Los Angeles gallery transplants with an impressive booth at Art Basel Miami Beach was Roberts & Tilton (teased). Intriguing work in an array of mediums from Kehinde Wiley, Ed Templeton, Titus Kaphar, Noah Davis, Jimmy Baker, Ai Yamaguchi, Adam Pendleton and Ellen De Meutter were presented in striking fashion. Much like with Ratio 3 (covered), a large chunk of real estate was set aside for Barry McGee to unleash another of his dynamic cluster installations. All told, a solid presentation […]
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Armory Week ’10: The Armory Show

Undoubtedly, you all have been waiting for more Armory Week ’10 coverage, and we apologize for the delay, but after nearly a week of visually-overloaded days and late nights, we had to take a break before getting to it. But now, without any further ado… In the end, we hit six fairs, including Pulse, Scope and Volta. The main attraction, of course, was The Armory Show, which was housed on two piers on Manhattan’s West side. Pier 92 focused on modern art (generally, the super […]

Openings: Kehinde Wiley – “The World Stage: Brazil” @ Roberts & Tilton

The Kehinde Wiley show opened last night to a packed house at Roberts & Tilton in the Culver City Art District. This show focused on the third segment of his “World Stage” project where Wiley immerses himself in the culture of a country by taking residence there and “street-casting” it’s inhabitants. In his signature style, Wiley asked the young people of Rio de Janeiro in their everyday clothes to assume poses found in sculptures that lined the streets and parks of the city. He then […]