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Showing: Maurizio Cattelan – “All” @ the Guggenheim (NY)

Currently on show at the Guggenheim in New York until January 22nd is a can’t-be-missed retrospective from Maurizo Cattelan. The awe-inspiring installation features virtually everything the artist has produced since 1989, all displayed dangling on ropes in a gravity-defying presentation the museum’s rotunda. The Italian-born artist’s incendiary and provocative style, offered up in this inventive and fresh way, includes his infamous satirical sculptural works referencing the pope, Adolf Hitler, John F. Kennedy, and more. For those who can’t make it, take a look at some […]

Basel Week Miami ’11: Mark Moore Gallery @ PULSE

One of our favorite booths this year during Art Basel Week in Miami was from the Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles. Some of the works featured included the intricate wood works from Kenichi Yokono, the thick and textured paintings from Allison Schulnik (whose video we just shared with you yesterday), the kinetic stylings of Andrew Schoultz, the crowd shot watercolors from David Rathman, and the hyperrealistic portraits from Yigel Ozeri. More photos after the jump…

Openings: Hush @ Onethirty3

Last week, the Onethirty3 installation space in Newcastle hosted its newest featured guest – Hush (interviewed). The UK-based artist presented his signature blend of anime influenced imagery with the raw energy of urban forms while creating an immersive transformation in the gallery confines. As with their other shows, limited editions in association with the installation was offered and subsequently sold out. Check out more pics from the opening after the jump…

Openings: Revok – “Triumph and Tragedy” @ Vicious Gallery

Just a few days ago, REVOK, famed graffiti artist and one of the key members of the The 7th Letter crew, opened up his first ever solo show at Vicious Gallery in Hamburg, Germany. Titled Triumph and Tragedy, this exhibit builds on the recent turn in REVOK’s repertoire in which he utilizes found objects gathered from the deserted and forgotten landscapes of Detroit – first seen in a group show at L.A.’s Known Gallery (covered). This technique leads to great texture on every one of his […]

Openings: Scott G. Brooks & Fred Harper – “The Luckiest Widow In The World & Other Tales Of Misfortune” & “Head Spin” @ Last Rites

Last weekend, Scott G. Brooks and Fred Harper opened up a joint show at the Last Rites Gallery in New York. Brooks let his imagination run wild with a series of dark and inventive works entitled collectively The Luckiest Widow In The World & Other Tales Of Misfortune. For his part, Harper brought a some above shoulder portraits that he entitled Head Spin. More photos after the jump…

Previews: Massimo Vitali @ agnès b. Galerie Boutique

This Saturday, the agnès b. Galerie Boutique will be opening their latest show featuring acclaimed photographer Massimo Vitali. The Italian artist will be in attendance for the opening reception from 6-9 and be on hand to sign editions of two of his recently published books: Natural Habitats and Landscape with Figures. Check out a quick preview of this show after the jump.

Preview: “Lush Life 3″ @ Roq La Rue

Tomorrow night, December 9th, the third rendition of Lush Life will be showing at the Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. As usual, the lineup is a stellar collection of purveyors of pop surrealism and includes the likes of Femke Hiemstra, Chris Berens, Josh Keyes, John Brophy, Travis Louie, Marco Mazzoni, Jessica Joslin, Joseph Park, Mia Araujo, and more. Take a look at more preview images after the jump…

Teaser / Videos: Alexander Calder – “Calder’s Circus” @ The Whitney Museum

Starting this Friday (Dec.9), New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art will be pulling one of their permanent collection’s most beloved works out of storage and putting it back on display. Calder’s Circus was created by Alexander Calder while he was living in Paris in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He transformed simple, everyday materials such as wire, cork and wood into all the settings and participants found in an actual circus—only miniaturized to fit within a few portable suitcase. Calder began giving performances […]

Preview: David Flores x Phil Stern @ The Phil Stern Gallery

Tomorrow night, December 8th, the Phil Stern Gallery will debut a new exhibit by award-winning photographer Phil Stern and artist David Flores. If you remember a few months back, Flores painted a mural in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles based on a James Dean photograph shot by the Stern (covered). Interesting enough, it was through the photos of AM photographer Carlos Gonzalez that Stern first saw the mural. The remixed James Dean wall made such an impression on Stern that he decided to open […]

Teaser: Casey Weldon – “Groty” @ Gallery 1988 (Venice)

Tomorrow night (December 8th) in Venice, California, Casey Weldon will be presenting a new set of works at Gallery 1988. Groty will be the first solo show in Los Angeles for the Brooklyn-based painter and will feature more of his surreal portraiture that we have enjoyed in various group shows up to this point. It will be interesting to see what he can bring in a more focused and cohesive setting. Another preview image after the jump…