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Teaser: Tes One – “Stencil Art Show” @ White Walls Gallery

Tes One, aka Leon Bedore, is a stencil artist hailing from the Tampa Bay area.  Tes first caught AM‘s eye at Manifest Hope (covered) with his gorgeous painting “Change We Made“.  On October 10th, Tes will showing at White Walls for their “Stencil Art Show”, a well rounded selection of up and coming X-Acto luminaries such as Chris Stain, Ernesto Yerena, Casey Gray, David Soukup and Adam 5100.  For his Floridian fans who won’t be able to make it out to Frisco, Tes will also […]

Screenings: “New Brow – Contemporary Underground Art ” @ Shooting Gallery

Following a successful showing in Austin (here), New Brow: Contemporary Underground Art will be returning to San Francisco for another showing, this time following Kevin E. Taylor and Erik Otto’s “Terrestrial Syndrome” show at Shooting Gallery.  Featuring many of the artists, collectors and curators behind the pop-surrealist/low-brow/street-art scenes, New Brow will be showing at the Other Cinema on Sept. 12th at 8:30 PM, see you there! Trailers after the jump.

Openings: Date Farmers – “Strange Fruit” @ Fifty24SF

Growing up outside Los Angeles, we would find ourselves, once every couple years or so, visiting historic downtown.  Whether checking out the Bradbury building, Union Station or Chinatown, we always made sure to take a stroll down the birthplace of the City of Angels, Olvera Street.  Centered around a traditional Mexican style plaza, Olvera Street is a historic hub and insight to Mexicano culture.  Featuring colorful dresses, bollero musicians, Oaxacan altars, churro carts, Sacred Hearts and bootleg Mickey Mouse shirts, the energy and spirit of […]

Preview/Setup: Date Farmers – “Strange Fruit” @ Fifty24SF

Following last month’s sold out show by El Mac, FIFTY24SF returns with another solid show, “Strange Fruit” by the Date Farmers.  AM swung by the gallery to check out the installation; consisting of a variety of mixed media pieces, “Strange Fruit” is looking to be another great show by Lynzy and Upper Playground, opening tonight. More pictures after the jump.

Setup: Shawn Barber – “Tattooed Portraits: Snapshots” @ Shooting Gallery

Yesterday, AM had the pleasure of visiting Shawn Barber as he was putting on the final touches of his solo show “Tattooed Portraits: Snapshots” at San Francisco’s Shooting Gallery (teased). Shawn’s still life paintings and overall representation of tattoo culture look even more impressive in person. The show opens tonight, Saturday the 15th, and we for one can’t wait to check it out in it’s entirety. Process and installation pics after the jump.

Openings: “Whammy! The Art Show” @ VASF

Artist friendly clothing company RVCA recently opened their “Whammy! “show (teased) at their retail space/gallery VASF in San Francisco.  Focusing entirely on domestic talent, “Whammy!” features the artwork of such stateside luminaries as Jeff Soto (interviewed), Dave Kinsey, Anthony Lister (interviewed), Kelsey Brookes and Tiffany Bozic, to name a few.  More photos after the jump.

Openings: AJ Fosik and Greg Gossel @ Shooting Gallery and White Walls

AM visited San Francisco institutions The Shooting Gallery and White Walls on Saturday to catch some photos of AJ Fosik’s (previewed) and Greg Gossel’s (interviewed) respective shows a couple hours before their dual openings.  AJ’s show, “There’s Aliens in our Midst,” featured a dozen new wood 3D constructions (most of them being the flamboyantly colored totem-like trophy heads that AJ has become known for as of late) as well as an installation of golden ratio proportions featuring a severed totem animal body strewn upon a cleft pyramid. […]

Openings/Interview: Matt Dangler “Searching for Satori” @ Gallery 1988 SF

Yesterday, AM swung by Gallery 1988 SF to check out Matt Dangler’s latest solo show, “Searching for Satori” (previewed).  Matt was kind enough to give us an intimate walk-through, explaining some of the pieces from the show and their meaning to him.  Check out what he had to say and our exclusive pictures, after the jump.

Openings: Damon Soule – “Same Loud No” @ Fecal Face

Fresh off his “Amused Loon” show last October at Joshua Liner, Damon Soule returns to his former stomping grounds with a new body of work. Entitled “Same Loud No“, Soule’s triumphant return to the Bay Area (his last show was in ’06) boasts a bevy of geometrics, prime numbers, acid casualties and other-worldy existence. AM swung by the Fecal Face Gallery on opening day, check out the pictures after the jump.

Openings: Hush – “Veiled Beauty” @ FIFTY24SF

AM was on hand last night as Newcastle’s notorious Hush (interviewed) made his first Bay Area appearance at Upper Playground’s FIFTY24SF gallery. Following on the heels of his smash Carmichael show in Los Angeles last month (covered), Hush certainly came correct for his second solo showing stateside. Combining a couple cool outdoor pieces, some original canvases and murals, and a plethora of editioned prints, “Veiled Beauty” certainly offers a multi-faceted look at this artist’s range of production. The show, which was originally slated to be […]
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