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Teaser: Colin Christian @ International Museum of Art and Science (Texas)

Next month in Texas, Colin Christian (interviewed) will be sharing some of his sculptural work at the International Museum of Art and Science in Texas. On display will be 20 of his fiberglass cyber-erotic and fetish-inspired creations including this 4 x 4.5 feet piece seen above entitled Outsourced. Don’t miss this showing if you are in the area on January 26th. Discuss Colin Christian here.

Haroshi x HUF x DLX Collaboration Event

Coming up on January 7th in Los Angeles (545 S. Clarence St.), sculptor Haroshi (last seen at his NY solo) will be unveiling his limited edition collaboration with HUF and Bay Area skateboard distributor DLX. The event will also include an exhibition of six original works by the Japanese artist who is known for crafting work from compressed skateboards. As a bonus, Tommy Guerrero will be performing so direct all your RSVP’s to haroshi_rsvp@hufworldwide.com. More info including a video after the jump…

Showing: AJ Fosik @ Galerie LJ

After an impressive showing in New York during the month of October where he elevated the complexity and creativity of his sculptural pieces to the next level, AJ Fosik has now decided to share his work with the people of Paris. On view until the middle of January, this new show at Galerie LJ features his intricately constructed wooden beasts put together in his signature style. More photos via Streetartnews after the jump…

Showing: Cai Guo-Qiang – “Saraab” @ Arab Museum of Modern Art

A couple weeks ago, we posted up a video of the amazing Black Ceremony fireworks display from Cai Guo-Qiang that signified the explosive start of his exhibition at the Arab Museum of Modern Art (Mathaf) in Qatar. Now, we can show you some photos we gathered of the incredible sculptures, installations, and works for this showing from the Chinese artist including many site-specific commissioned works. Saraab strives to bring attention to the little known historic Silk Road, a trade route between the Asian and Middle East during […]

Showing: Zhang Huan – “Q Confucius” @ Rockbund Museum

After a successful showing back in May at the prestigious Blum & Poe (covered), Zhang Huan has opened an exhibition in his home country at the Rockbund Museum in Shanghai. The versatile Chinese artist, who made his name with performance art, has focused on sculpture, like his show in Los Angeles, with this huge Confucius piece as the centerpiece. Other highlights include a curious array of creations including incense ash paintings, a robotic Confucius with monkey companions, and an termite-infested installation outside. The works all attempted […]

Showing: Patrick Martinez – “Reel Tawlk” @ Loft In Space

Earlier this month, our friends at Loft in Space featured the paintings and fabricated neon work of Patrick Martinez in a solo show entitled Reel Tawlk. The show focuses on the current state of affairs in America – for example Blue Without Green neon piece draws from the current “Occupy Movement” and speaks towards the sentiment of “melancholy without money.” More photos of the opening in Hawaii from Brandon Shigeta after the jump…
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Showing: Swoon – “Murmuration” @ Black Rat Projects

Earlier this month, Swoon’s (interviewed) first London solo exhibition opened up at the Black Rat Projects. She has spent three long weeks transforming the gallery space with sculptural paper installations that she collectively entitled Mumuration. The project utilized imagery from much of her previous work including her Art in the Streets install at the MOCA, Thalassa at the NOMA, Anthropocene Extinction at the Boston (ICA). More photos after the jump via Smart Hype.
Photo by cocabeenslinky.

Anish Kapoor – “ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower” Completed

Anish Kapoor’s (with help from structural designer Cecil Balmond) twisting tower next to the Olympic stadium in London that we first mentioned last year has been completed ahead of the summer games for 2012. Dubbed the “ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower” due to steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, the chairman of ArcelorMittal, investing £19.6 million in the £22.7 million project, the 114.5 metres tall looping sculpture will dominate the skyline as UK’s tallest structure and feature two observation floors, a 455-step spiral staircase, an elevator, and a restaurant. […]

Basel Week Miami ’11: Marcel Dzama @ David Zwirner

Now that Art Basel Week Miami has passed for another year, we’ve had a chance to catch our breath a little. We still have more to share with you though like Marcel Dzama’s work at the David Zwirner booth at the main fair. Taking center stage was this inset intricately conceived diorama featuring the NY-based artist’s sculptural skills and sense of theater. More photos of his other work for the booth after the jump…
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Streets: Slinkachu (Germany)

When talented street miniaturist Slinkachu left Germany after closing a show there in November at the Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, he made sure to leave a gift behind. This street installation with references to Deutschland in Stuttgart entitled Worst Wurst features vendors selling what appear to be sausages. Hit the jump to see what they are really selling…