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Frieze Art Fair ’13 : Highlights (London) – Part 1

Frieze Art Fair returns to London from 17 to 20 October 2013 showcasing 152 galleries from around the world. Highlights this year include the Gagosian Gallery, displaying five large scale works by pop artist Jeff Koons, from his stainless steel inflatable sculptures series to his Sacred Heart sculpture. At the Stephen Friedman Gallery booth, viewers can enjoy the ultimate rebirthing experience by interacting with a giant sculptural self portrait of American artist Jennifer Rubell by climbing into a cavity made in her pregnant stomach. Lisson Gallery is focusing on […]
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Streets: Ron English for Avant Garde Urbano (Spain)

Back in the 90s, Ron English and Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada were pioneering the street art movement (that was not even conceptualized) with their own private clan of “art fux,” modifying billboard, street signs with clever adverts. Once again, at this years Avant Garde Urbano they were making big things happen. English kept his cans shaking on his 30′x 20′ piece, utilizing every color in the palette that MTN so graciously had to offer, in the hot Tudela sun, while Rodriguez-Gerada was fresh off his wish project and hanging one of […]
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Openings: Dmitry Shorin – “Flight” @ Erarta Galleries (London)

Russian artist Dmitry Shorin is currently exhibiting at Erarta Galleries in London until the 16th of November. The body of work titled Flight features paintings that work on his now familiar aviation theme. Included in the showing is a sculpture from his I Believe in Angels series. Take a look at more photos from the opening below… Photo credit: Butterfly.
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Openings: John Casey – “Little Excorcisms” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Earlier this month, The Breeze Block Gallery in Portland presented all new works from John Casey (along with Mike Egan’s solo ) entitled Little Excorcisms. For those familiar with the Oakland-based artist’s work, you will recognize his continued exploration of “fictitious human morphology” with his strange creations that seem to take a fantastical view of different body parts. The exhibition includes his imaginative ink drawings and grotesque sculptures, of which you can see more of below… Discuss John Casey here.
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Previews: Laurent Chéhère – “Flying Houses” @ Muriel Guépin Gallery

For his first solo show in the US, Laurent Chéhère will be presenting his Flying Houses series at the Muriel Guépin Gallery in New York. Set to open on the first of November, the exhibition will introduce New Yorkers to the French photographer’s surreal floating structures and altered realities. Take a look at more preview images below… Discuss Laurent Chéhère here.
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Openings: Kyle Jorgensen – “Kinetic Theories” @ LxWxH

Coinciding with the Georgetown neighborhood art walk, Seattle gallery Length/Width/Height opened its doors to host an exhibition by Salt Lake City resident Kyle Jorgensen, titled Kinetic Theories. With a wonderful color palette, and some glitter as well, geometric patterns ebb and flow the same way our wants and needs evolve over time. Much like the depicted icebergs go through drastic and complete transformations throughout their existence, our own lives are paralleled with changes coming both from within, and from outside influences. Kinetic Theories can be seen until […]
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Previews: Mr Jago – ‘Piltdown Tactics’ @ The Outsiders

Tomorrow, Mr Jago brings his explosive graffiti-based palette to The Outsiders gallery space in Newcastle. Piltdown Tactics will feature Jago’s trademark riot of colour in the form of the large scale canvases he has become known for, also with some works on paper in the mix from the Bristol-based artist. His work takes the form of a graffiti inspired vision of action painting and infuses a healthy dose of abstract expressionism to create his loose but focussed, landscape compositions. The exhibition opens on Thursday 17th October and […]
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Openings: Kukula – The Adventures Of Raspberry Finn” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Last month, The Adventures Of Raspberry Finn opened at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City featuring new paintings from Kukula. Taking inspirations from various sources like famous fictional characters and the fashion of Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko, the LA-based artist created new renderings of her sultry female characters. Take a look at more of our photos below… Discuss Kukula here.
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Openings: Daniel Arsham – “#recollections” @ Pippy Houldsworth

New York based artist and archaeologist of the future, Daniel Arsham, opened his first solo show in London at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery on October 14th. Only two days after opening #tomorrowspast show in Amsterdam, at Ron Mandos Gallery, the young American artist opened #recollections in British capital, after which he will be opening shows at Singapore and Hong Kong. This particular show featured none sculptural works done in his familiar style and technique – by using reformed materials such as shattered glass as well as […]
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Showing: Jimmy C – “The Riot Series” @ Pure Evil

Pure Evil Gallery in London recently opened a solo show The Riot Series by Australian artist Jimmy C. Known among London urban and street art lovers through his murals that can be found scattered around the city, the artist introduced the series of works made during and after the London riots in 2011. Created with his recognizable “drip paintings” or “scribble paintings” technique, the large pieces show the strong elements and moments from those couple of hectic days on the street. The artist was directly […]