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Previews: Faile – “Puzzle Boxes”

In anticipation for the upcoming mini retrospective – A Decade of Prints & Originals that Faile will be throwing at Post No Bills, we wanted to bring you a little preview of the collective’s latest fine art creation that will make an appearance at the show – Puzzle Boxes. Encased in their own hand-painted box, up to 88 blocks combine to form one of 6 base images (one for each side of the cube). This evolution from the original Faile Box seen at their UK show shows […]

Releases: “HEROES & VILLAINS”

According to our friend Amanda Erlanson, the long awaited HEROES & VILLAINS book has finally been released. In it, photographers Tatiana Wills and Roman Cho take snapshots of many of the artists we follow here on AM. Not only are the resulting portraits technically sound, the duo were able to capture the essence of each artist – for example, Shawn Barber (featured) and his tattoos, Tiffany Bozic and her bird, or SHAG (interviewed) in a modern retro setting. We’ve seen the publication in person and were quite […]
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Openings: Fafi Pop Up @ Galerie L.J.

It looks like Parisians only have a few more days to visit Galerie L.J. if they want to catch the popup show from French street legend Fafi. The collection of new limited editions and other art products will close its doors to the public come June 22nd. For those who missed the opening are aren’t in Paris at the moment, take a look at some opening pics we’ve gathered after the jump…
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Openings: “Assorted Flavor” @ Known Gallery

This past Saturday, the Known Gallery and gallery director Casey Zoltan, presented an exhibition titled Assorted Flavor which featured the eclectic work of seven different artists. The lineup included the likes of Kevin Ancell, Jason Jägel, Saber, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Push and Augustine Kofie. Displayed across a wide open space perfectly suitable for this kind of exhibit, the artwork showed an interesting mix of graffiti-style art, mixed media work, and even some traditional painting. More commentary and opening photos after the jump…
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Preview: Meggs – “Inner Demons” @ Red Bull Studios

Australian artist Meggs, who we recently connected with at this year’s POW WOW event (covered), is bringing a whole new body of work to Red Bull Studio on June 23rd, this Thursday night. Presented by Zero Cool at the London showspace (address after the jump), the show entitled Inner Demons will explore the fears, desires, and obstacles each person faces within themselves. More after the jump including showcard, video, print release, and more…

Overtime: June 13 – June 19

James Jean expresses his love for Enoki mushrooms. Something new from Frank Gonzales. Works in progress from Stella Im Hultberg. Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg are the subjects of a group show. The 10 most important artists today, according to Newsweek. The best and worst of the Venice Biennale, by Jerry Saltz. Artist Wang Jun speaks out against Chinese government, even after being told to keep quiet. Anish Kapoor rejects China show in support of Ai Weiwei. A new iPad app for the Gagosian. An update on […]

Streets: Claudio Ethos (Sao Paulo)

After getting a massive mural up in Los Angeles, it looks like Claudio Ethos has returned home to Brazil. The Sao Paolo-based street surrealist recently posted up a couple of presumably new pieces he did in his native city on his blog before heading over to the CityLeaks Festival. He says one of the characters is sending out the message and the other is receiving the signal. The other piece and another view of the piece above after the jump…

Openings: “Let’s Go Bombing Tonight” @ V1 Gallery

After telling you about an upcoming show curated by KAWS and Erik Parker, we now bring your pics of another artist curated show in Copenhagen. Let’s Go Bombing Tonight at the V1 Gallery was put together under the vision of Barry McGee and Josh Lazcano (AMAZE) and features a lineup of their friends and associates. Of course, included in the show are Barry and his wife’s alteregos Lydia Fong and Peggy Honeywell. More photos taken for AM by Henrik Haven after the jump…

Video: El Mac – “Kosoom by the Mekong” (Vietnam)

We last caught up with El Mac when he was collaborating with Augustine Kofie on a mural for the Pasadena Street Cred exhibition (covered). But, if you remember before that, we had featured his tour around the world where he dropped bombs on Dublin, Hawaii, Singapore, and Vietnam in August of 2010. Now, a sweet video has been recently released of part of that trip where he got up in Ho Chi Minh City. Discuss El Mac here.

Showing: “Hall of Fame (Part 3)” @ David Bloch Gallery (Morocco)

Currently showing in Morocco at the David Bloch Gallery is their summer group show, apparently part 3 of their Hall of Fame series. Of interest, among a group of international artists, is the inclusion of some artists we follow like Dave Kinsey, Augustine Kofie, and Remed. The show runs through August, so stop by if you happen to be in Marrakech. Otherwise, take a look at some pics Kinsey sent us after the jump…