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Releases / Signings: Clare Rojas – “Everything Flowers” @ Park Life

Bay Area-based Clare Rojas will be signing her new book, Everything Flowers, at Park Life next Friday (May 6th).  The hardcover, coming in at 96 pages, features much of her folk art-inspired paintings and is a must have for fans of the Mission School artist. On a related note, if you haven’t had a chance to look at her fantastic show at the PRISM in Los Angeles, take a look here. Discuss Clare Rojas here.
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Openings: Scott Campbell – “Blankness Is Not A Void” @ Marc Jancou Contemporary

Last night, AM stopped by the Marc Jancou Contemporary to check out New York-based Scott Campbell part of the exhibition Blankness Is Not A Void, a three person affair that also included the late Steven Parrino and Raymond Pettibon (more on this later). The tattoo-turned-fine artist brought with him his signature cut currency as well as some delicate ostrich eggshell paintings, first seen at his recent Los Angeles show (covered) just last month. An interesting addition to this new body of work from Campbell was a series of pieces referencing the […]

Preview: “Blankness Is Not A Void” @ Marc Jancou Contemporary

Tonight in New York City, Marc Jancou Contemporary opens a compelling three person exhibition, entitled Blankness Is Not A Void. Including works from Scott Campbell, Raymond Pettibon, and Steven Parrino, the trio of artists examine the everpresent themes of love, sex, and death in their own unique and unconventional ways. A selection of the late Parrino’s drawings and mixed media works anchor an extensive collection of Pettibon’s 1980s ink works on paper as well as a new series of Campbell’s cut currency works, who appears […]

Showing: “Spectrum” @ Mallick Williams & Co.

Following-up on Hueless (covered), which consisted of all black and white art, Chelsea’s Mallick Williams & Co. recently opened a new exhibition entitled Spectrum, which is aptly named not only because of its array of vibrantly colorful works, but also because the group show features a wide range of contemporary painters, including Chor Boogie, Lu Gold, Kiji McCafferty, Erik Otto and Kate Pane. McCafferty, one of the standouts of the show, himself exemplifies the theme of variety: an emerging artist of Japanese and Irish descent […]

Teaser: Joe Ledbetter – “Innards” @ Copro Gallery

Painter and toy mogul Joe Ledbetter will be presenting his newest solo show this June at the Copro Gallery in Santa Monica.  Entitled Innards, the exhibition will feature Joe’s signature cast of characters and if you are lucky, perhaps even a Collosus Bunny will make an appearance. Discuss Joe Ledbetter here.

Preview: Matthew Palladino @ Frederick & Freiser

With a relationship first spawned during The Armory Show earlier this year (covered), Matthew Palladino will continue to strengthen the newly formed partnership with New York’s Fredericks & Freiser next week. Opening Thursday, May 5th, the exceptionally talented Philadelphia-based artist will serendipitously reprise the timing of his exhibition, Wonder Box (covered), from the same weekend last year with four new paintings on tap for the gallery’s Project Room, each accentuating Palladino’s technical strengths and conceptual idiosyncrasies in all their charmingly bizarre glory as if screen […]

Previews: Crash, Freedom & Risk – “Blurring The Lines” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This weekend, Corey Helford Gallery is showing Blurring The Lines, a throwback to the 80s where graffiti was not looked yet looked upon as art in the public eye. The exhibiton will feature three old school masters – Crash, Freedom and RISK. Curated by our friend Roger Gastman (co-curator of the Art In The Streets Exhibition), this gives us a close up look at the fine artwork of the three artists who were also featured in the MOCA show. Check out some more preview images […]

A Walk Through the NY MoMA

Our friends over at the Sciolist recently visited the MoMA in New York. It looks like now might be a good time to stop by if you are in town as there are some iconic works from artist like Vincent van Gogh, Monet, Haring, Ruscha, and many more. Take a look at some more of the photos after the jump…

Focus: New York – “Art in the Streets” @ MOCA

As stated in our focus on the Los Angeles portion of the Art in the Streets exhibition, the MOCA gave us a look at both the beginning of the movement and its roots. LA is the home of the museum and also the west coast street movement, but let’s not forget that Jeffery Deitch made his name in the streets of New York prior to his ascension to director of the museum. Mr.Deitch also made sure to carry the legends of the easts across the […]

Interviews / Previews: Jacub Gagnon – “Elements & Oddities” @ Thinkspace

This month sees Toronto based artist Jacub Gagnon bring his surrealist still life paintings to Los Angeles for his solo exhibition entitled Elements & Oddities. The exhibition opens at Thinkspace on Saturday April 30th, and also features Yosuke Ueno. Lowbrow pop master David MacDowell (interviewed) returns the Culver City showspace also in the project room space with Lowbrow Love Letter. AM caught up with Jacub ahead of the exhibition to ask a few questions about his work. Read on after the jump for our interview, […]