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Interview with Gaye Advert / Preview: “Beyond Punk” @ Signal Gallery

Two of our cultural loves come together this week in an artistic punk rock mash-up. “Beyond Punk” is a group art exhibition curated by femme punk icon Gaye Advert, the former bass guitarist of The Adverts. The show features a selection of musicians from the punk era who were either artists prior to being engulfed in the music scene or have turned to art as their form of expression. Several artists featured in the show are non-musicians, but have been long time followers of the […]

Preview: Bast – “Botulism” @ Lazarides (Rathbone Place)

Sounds like the next big show at Lazarides’ main gallery space in London has been announced. Bast, who recently collaborated with Faile (featured) on the Deluxx Fluxx Arcade (London and New York), will be opening “Botulism” at Rathbone Place starting August 20th. And, from the looks of things, the New York collage specialist will be focusing some of his time on his signature portraits although according to Vandalog, Laz says Bast will be “developing past preoccupations in an exciting new direction” as well. Via Vandalog. […]

Teaser: Jason Jaworski – “Annual Holiday Party” @ Citrus Report Open Office

On Wednesday night, The Citrus Report is going to open it’s doors with a pop-up show for it’s first ever “Open Office” by taking over the old Fifty24SF gallery space at 252 Filmore Street from August 11th – 26th. Our friend Jason Jaworski is actually going to be featured artist and will as a special performance art installation, write his infamous zine’s live for the people in attendance. Available will be the last remaining signed/numbered copies of the zines he created with David Choe (featured) […]

Teaser: Yoskay Yamamoto @ Roq La Rue

After a great solo showing at LeBasse Projects, Yoskay Yamamoto (interviewed) is already hard at work for his coming show at Roq La Rue September 10th. Showing along side peer Edwin Ushiro (interviewed), Mr. Yamamoto is set to unleash a new set of images for Seattle’s finest. We stopped by Yoskay’s downtown studio for a sneak peek at his new body of work. Check out a closer look at the fish after the jump.

Teaser: Brendan Monroe – “Figments” @ Galerie L.J.

Time flies. It has almost been a year since Brendan Monroe’s (interviewed) solo show at Richard Heller Gallery. In the meantime, he’s relocated to Sweden where he currently lives and works. His newest body of work entitled “Figments” will feature a collection of organic paintings and sculptures all done in his signature palette. Opening on September 4th, Brendan will be showing alongside his wife and fellow artist Evah Fan at Galerie L.J. in Paris. Discuss the show here. Discuss Brendan Monroe here.

Update: Mark Dean Veca – “When the Shit Hits the Fan” @ Western Project

AM stopped by Mark Dean Veca’s (interviewed) studio last week to take a look at the new body of work for his show at Western Project, opening September 18. When we first brought you a teaser image last month, there wasn’t a name for the show, but now it’s tentatively entitled “When the Shit Hits the Fan.” The paintings for the show fit thematically together and will make more sense of the recent work you have seen from Mark. Keep it locked here as we’ll […]

Interviews: Eric Joyner

As we mentioned a couple weeks ago, Eric Joyner will be opening his newest show at Corey Helford this Saturday, August 14th. We had the opportunity to get together with Eric for a session of questions and answers as well as getting an advanced look at some of the pieces in this show. He took time to explain his subject matter, talk a little about his influences, and much more. Check the full interview after the jump…
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Showing: Daniel Danger – “they will take it back” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

One of the most skilled artists out there in capturing atmosphere and emotion in their work, Daniel Danger (interviewed), opened his latest solo show last week at Gallery 1988. The body of work entitled “they will take it back” included originals, ink works, new prints, and a new art toy (seen perched precariously on Daniel’s head). More photos after the jump…

Signing: Mark Ryden – “The Snow Yak Show” Book @ SFMOMA

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.

Publications: The Art Street Journal (Vol. II Issue I Release Party)

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.