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Preview: ‘Haymaker’ group show @ Freight + Volume

New York Gallery Freight + Volume open their 2011 season with a group show this week featuring Kristen Schiele (interviewed) and Eric White (interviewed). Haymaker also features Tatiana Berg, Doug Fishbone and Damian Stamer, with the curatorial theme focusing on commerce within art. We hear that Eric is bringing some of his album cover pieces to the show along with a new canvas that looks at and parodies the sixties American dream. Kristen’s newest work seen above uses 70’s magazine cuts, pasted and layered into […]

Preview: “There It Is” @ Thinkspace Gallery

A trio of talented artists will be opening up a group show this Saturday night, January 8th, at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. Seth Armstrong, Brett Amory (interviewed), and Adam Caldwell will be showing some new paintings collectively entitled “There It Is” alongside Paul Barnes in the project room. More preview images after the jump…

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 […]

Teaser: Ray Caesar – “A Gentle Kind of Cruelty” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Besides his participation in the “In The Nursery” group show, Ray Caesar has some bigger things planned for January – namely his solo at Jonathan Levine Gallery. Unique in the scene as one of the rare artists who find success with utilizing the digital medium, Caesar’s newest body of work will be entitled “A Gentle Kind of Cruelty”. As you can see in the image above, his pale skinned beauties are not always what they seem.  See for yourself on January 22nd.
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Update: James Jean – “Rebus” @ Martha Otero

We now have some more info to share with you after first bringing you news of a Los Angeles exhibition from James Jean (interviewed) the other day. Entitled Rebus and opening on March 12th, the much anticipated showing at Martha Otero will feature eight large scale paintings, one of which can be seen above and one from our previous post.  Apparently, Ninja from Die Antwoord is a fan of the piece above entitled Tiger as he was born in the year of the tiger. More […]
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Openings: Jean Labourdette (Turf One) – “The Rising” @ Jonathan Levine Gallery

Opening a several weeks ago alongside SHAG (covered) at Jonathan Levine Gallery was Jean Labourdette (Turf One). The self taught French-Canadian artist created a great show he named “The Rising”. Utilizing numerous found objects on which he painted on, Jean worked to create interactive pieces for the viewers. What we enjoyed in particular were the realistic subjects which which were effortlessly integrated into their respective backdrops. Check out the full show after the jump.

Teaser: “In The Nursery” @ Corey Helford Gallery

It looks like Ray Caesar will be part of a group of artists participating in the upcoming “In The Nursery” group show at Corey Helford Gallery. All the work in the show, like this exquisite piece (seen above) from the master of the digital arts, will focus on the themes of childhood, birth, and nursery art. We’ll have a preview for you soon but in the meantime, take a look at the artist list after the jump…

Preview: Paul Barnes – ‘Happy Valley’ @ Thinkspace

Paul Barnes brings his unique storytelling to Los Angeles this week in the form of his first LA solo show Happy Valley in Thinkspace’s project room. The Scottish artist uses a muted but warm colour palette within his work and the textured plaster backdrop applied to the board he paints on adds a beautiful and timeless depth to his playful compositions. Barnes’ work features a cast of superbly rendered characters steeped in folklore and narrative, and you should definitely try and check them out in […]

Preview: Sweet Toof – ‘Having A Dig’ @ Arch 402 Gallery, London

Here’s something to get your gums around… Everyone’s favourite purveyor of eye-candy Sweet Toof, one of the most prolific street artists in London, is bringing a selection of new paintings to London’s Arch 402 Gallery next week. He’s of course a classically trained fine artist, and the Royal Academy trained painter is well versed in working fast and dirty outdoors as the man who over the last couple of years put the ‘candy’ into the Burning Candy crew. Having A Dig brings the more refined […]

Preview: Mrzyk & Moriceau – “The Man With The Golden Gun” @ Ratio 3

In what is shaping up to be a true multi-media experience, collaborative art duo Mrzyk & Moriceau will be unveiling a new body of work, entitled The Man With The Golden Gun, this coming weekend in San Francisco. Opening January 7th at Ratio 3, the European artistic pairing known for their playful, optical illusory black-and-white ink drawings will be taking full advantage of gallery real estate with an installation including wall paintings, masks, and video animation. Their unique visual narrative, however, should shine brightest through […]