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Upcoming: Thinkspace’s “LAX / SFO” @ Hashimoto Contemporary

Starting tomorrow night in San Francisco, Thinkspace will be invading Hashimoto Contemporary with a group show entitled LAX / SFO. This is the second time the Los Angeles-based gallery has teamed with with SF gallerist Ken Harman to bring some new talent into the Bay Area. Back-to-back openings on Halloween weekend with receptions from 6-11PM on both Fri., October 31st and Sat., November 1st have been scheduled. Halloween costumes are strongly encouraged! Participating artists including Adam Caldwell, Alex Yanes, Allison Sommers, Amanda Marie, Amy Sol, Anthony […]
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Upcoming: Etam Cru – “Bedtime Stories” @ Galleria Varsi

Sainer and Bezt, better known as Etam cru, are opening their first Italian solo show at Galleria Varsi in Rome, tonight, the 30th of October. Titled Bedtime Stories, this show is curated by Marta Gargiulo, and will present new canvases by the young Polish artists as well as several new drawings. Known for their big scale murals (they’re just finishing their latest one on a eight story building in Rome), the artists created mainly large canvases for this show. The duo will continue their usual style of works for this exhibition – surrealist imagery […]
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Streets: Nunca (Poland)

Continuing their ongoing art program, Urban Forms Gallery in Lodz, Poland recently invited in Nunca to add his mark on the city. Traveling a long way from his native Brazil, the street artist painted some tribal figures peaking through the foliage, rendered with his signature crosshatching strokes. If you take a close look, you can see him taking advantage of the architectural cues by incorporating a window into his mural. Photo credit: Michal Biezynski. Discuss Nunca here.
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Openings: WK Interact – “WK/Act 4″ (Pop-Up)

WK Interact recently launched his latest publication entitled WK/Act 4. This book houses works from 1989 to the present day and spans 25 years of the French born/Brooklyn based artist’s storied career. To mark this occasion, WK worked in partnership with KLINIK for a pop up exhibition at The Garage in New York City. On exhibit were a wide range of works from his motion-based artwork to multi media installation to photography, ensuring a diverse selection of key works for all to enjoy. Check more photos […]
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Setup: Project M/6 (Berlin) – Part I

Urban Nation recently kicked off the next phase of their ongoing art program with a new roster of artists curated by Jonathan LeVine Gallery. One aspect of the event features artists who create window installations in Berlin and the ones invited this time did just that. Take a look at some in progress photos as Dan Witz, Jeff Soto, Nychos, Olek and Saner created their 10′ x 10′ pieces destined for the windows of the building as well as works for the group show. Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
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Previews: Modernica Chair Group Show @ Soze Gallery

This Saturday, the 1st of November, LA’s Soze Gallery will be opening a group exhibition in collaboration with the Modernica furniture company. The company that keeps the spirit of Modernism movement alive with their products, teamed up with the West Hollywood showspace for an unique charity event. For this show, artists will create custom painted fiberglass shell chairs, made on the original Herman Miller equipment. Differentiating in styles and techniques, participants will present their version of this legendary chair. This unique show will include gallery friends and artists including RETNA, Erin Riley, Aaron […]
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Streets: Ericailcane & Bastardilla (Italy)

Recently in Rovereto, a city in Northern Italy, Ericailcane and Bastardilla painted two walls that both featured their artistic takes on bicycling. Working in his home county, Ericailcane created a mural with his signature illustrative style starring a bear with an alternative mode of transportation strapped to its back while the invited guest from Colombia, Bastardilla, painted a pair of riders seen from a different perspective. Both artists spent several days with rollers & brushes with long extensions to each leave their distinctive mark on the city. Discuss Ericailcane […]
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Openings: Dave Kinsey – “Cushion of Memory” @ Library Street Collective

At the end of last month, the Library Street Collective hosted the opening of Dave Kinsey’s (featured) new show entitled Cushion of Memory. Moving somewhat away from the distorted human faces and forms as well as his signature palette anchored in reds, the artist based in the mountains north of Los Angeles has created a triumphant new body of works. Pulling textures, tones, and patterns from the surrounding environment (trees, plants, rocks, the sky), and utilizing a cooler colors, the new pieces feature abstract fragments of Kinsey’s memories that form centerpieces, some […]
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Showing: Arturb 2014 Group Show @ LAC

Laboratório de Actividades Criativas in Lagos, Portgual, is currently has an group exhibition on view which resulted after their ARTURb 2014 project. For the 4th consecutive year, this art organization invited urban artists from Europe and around, for an artistic residency at their headquarters in an old prison facility with the current edition including Sepe from Poland, Mario Belem from Portugal, Borondo from Spain, Dome from Germany, Aryz from Spain and Pipsqueak from The Netherlands. Each of the artists created public murals in town, as well […]
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Releases: Saber – “City Lights” Print

Besides a group exhibition featuring a great list of artists, a DJ set by Talib Kweli, and a chance to benefit the Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services, attendees may also want to attend the Branded Arts extravaganza tonight at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood because of a print release from SABER (interviewed). Entitled City Of Lights, the 36″ x 16″ regular edition based on the original painting, which will also be exhibited, will have a run of 24. Tickets ($20) to the event tonight (6pm – 1am) can be purchased here for those interested. Discuss […]
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