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Studio Visits: JR – “Encrages” @ Galerie Perrotin

In anticipation of his solo exhibition at Galerie Perrotin on November 19th, AM recently stopped by JR’s New York studio. The show entitled Encrages will take over both floors of Emmanuel Perrotin’s beautiful flagship space. The TED prize winning photographer is going to need it as this giant exhibition will bring together many of JR’s past projects including Women are Heroes and Wrinkles in the City. Also included in the show will be works from his global tour to China, Africa and the Middle East to name a few stops. Fans […]

Streets / Preview: D*Face & RETNA – “Behind the Berlin Wall” @ Wende Museum

Later this afternoon, around 3pm, the Wende Museum in Los Angeles will be unveiling three new murals from Herakut, D*Face’s (interviewed), and RETNA (featured) painted on the side of a section of the old Berlin Wall. A couple days ago, we brought you photos of Jasmin and Falk in action doing their part and now, we can show you what D and Retna decided to impart on their segments of the historic barrier. More photos by ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Teaser / Video: REVOK – “Triumph & Tragedy” @ Vicious Gallery

Coming up in December, REVOK will be bringing a new body of work he is preparing in Detroit for a show in Germany at Vicious Gallery. While in the motor city, the graffiti artist scoured the abandoned, derilict, and burned out shells of homes and building (including an old police station) for materials. These old signs, walls, parts of furniture, and more were fashioned into wood constructs, like what we saw in a recent LA show, each component rich with history and years of Triumph & […]

Streets: Slinkachu – “Scars” (London)

As Veterans Day in the US and Armistice Day in the UK draw to a close, here is a reminder of the cost these brave soldiers pay from street miniaturist Slinkachu. The newest street intervention, located in London, is entitled Scars and based on a quote from Douglas MacArthur – “the soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” A close up (seen after the jump) will reveal the symbol of the […]

Videos / Preview: Mars-1 – “Everything Under The Sun” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Tonight in San Francisco, Mars-1′s (featured) will be taking over the temporary Fecal Face Dot Gallery’s space (248 Clement St. @4th Ave) with a new collection of organic paintings as well as a installation of his intriguing sculptural work collectively entitled Everything Under The Sun. As you can see from the video above by Colin Day, some of the pieces are quite large and stepping into the gallery tonight will be like entering another dimension filled with alien worlds and life. Discuss this show here. Discuss Mars-1 here.

Events: “Aidan Has A Posse” Benefit @ Wooster St. Social Club

The other night, we attended a great event held at the Wooster St. Social Club for Aidan Has A Posse, a website raising funds for and awareness about Aidan Seeger. Aidan is a young boy who has Adrenoleukodystrophy

 (ALD), a rare neurological disorder. But he also has a lot of friends, a posse including the likes of Cope2, Tony Curanaj, Ewok, Todd James, Romon Kimin Yang, Greg Lamarche, Steve Powers and Kostas Seremetis – all of whom donated art works to be auctioned off to […]

Streets: Shepard Fairey (Los Angeles) Part I

As we mentioned earlier today, the MK2 Projects District La Brea group show will be opening tomorrow night. In association with the show, a mural will be created by Shepard Fairey (featured) on the former Continental Graphic’s building. AM stopped to catch the progress of Mr. Obey and his crew as they started work on the 30 foot high mural. Take a look at all the photos taken by our ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Events: James Jarvis Book Release @ The Standard Shop NYC

Tonight, at The Standard Shop, NYC, acclaimed British illustrator James Jarvis will unveil his first new narrative in five years, De Profundis, with a public signing event from 6-8pm. Accompanying the book’s release, The Standard Shop has organized an exhibition of Jarvis’ work – including original works for sale – complete with an original site-specific piece on the Shop’s windows from November 10th through December 8th.

Previews: Femke Hiemstra – “The Timid Cabbage” @ Roq La Rue

Tomorrow night, November 11th, Seattle’s Roq La Rue plays host to a new exhibition from Dutch painter Femke Hiemstra. She just showed in LA in July in a three-person show and this time will be showing alongside Ryan Heshka (just like in 2010) with a series of 11 drawings based on the poem The Timid Cabbage by Charles Krafft. Each drawing goes with a stanza, and that stanza is written on the surrounding mat by Femke. More preview images after the jump…
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Preview: Marco Mazzoni – “Xtsy” @ Gallery B15

Tonight (November 10th) in Copenhagen, Marco Mazzoni will be introducing a whole new body of work entitled Xtsy at Gallery B15. Showing his proficiency with colored pencils, the Italian artist has continued to explore his form of faceless portraiture with a series of vibrant works that feature a melding of human and natural world. More preview images after the jump…