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Teaser: Hush – “Sirens” @ Metro Gallery

As we mentioned in a post in March highlighting a mural from Hush (interviewed) in Melbourne, the UK-based artist has been prepping for a solo at the Metro Gallery. With the opening reception set for May 30th, Sirens will bring fans down under his special blend of East meets West imagery fused with elements of urban culture. Look for a wide array of work including 13 large pieces and 24 smaller more experimental works as well as some limited editions. Another preview image after the jump…

Preview: Thinkspace Curated “Synergy” @ Spoke Art

Thursday night (May 3rd), the Spoke Art Gallery will be opening their newest exhibition – Synergy. The group showing curated by Thinkspace includes much of the young talent from the Culver City gallery’s roster including Allison Sommers, Ana Bagayan, Bumblebee, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Dabs Myla, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Erik Siador, Jeff Ramirez, Jolene Lai, Kelly Vivanco, Liz Brizzi, Matt Doust, Nathan DeYoung, Seth Armstrong, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, and Yosuke Ueno. Head over to witness the LA to SF […]

Update: Arrested Motion – “City of Fire” Exhibition (Part III)

You can go ahead and add five more names (Pedro Matos, Cyrcle., Judith Supine, Jeff Soto, and Adam Wallacavage) to the lineup for City of Fire, an exhibition AM is curating at Stephen Webster in Beverly Hills. You are all invited to the opening on June 5th where attendees will also be enjoying works from Dave Kinsey, Ron English, Patrick Martinez, James Jean, Kid Zoom, Andrew Schoultz, TrustoCorp, MARS-1, Rostarr, and REVOK. Look for some more surprises to be announced in the coming weeks including […]

AM Films: Anthony Lister – Los Angeles

Arrested Motion photographer and filmmaker Carlos Gonzalez brings you a new video in which he interviews Australian-born artist Anthony Lister. Documenting the artist’s multiple visits to the city of Los Angeles for exhibitions (HVW8, New Image Art) & street work (here, here, and here) during the last 9 months, this video sheds light on not only the artwork created by Lister, but it also brings to the surface his views on topics such as street art, technique and the themes pushing his artwork forward. In […]

Openings: Urban Legends @ L.A. Mart Design Center

Last weekend at the L.A. Mart Design Center, the Urban Legends auction and exhibition opened their doors to the public. With a series of largescale pieces, murals, photographs, and installations, artists around the world like Chor Boogie, Kofie, Mear One, Shark Toof, Cern, Estria, Martha Cooper, Sand One, Herakut, SANER, Estevan Oriol, Eriberto Oriol, Chaz Bojorquez, RETNA, Andrew Hem, and more were invited to put their work on display. More photos after the jump from Jennifer Leigh Strauss.

Streets: ROA, Hyuro, Mentalgassi, Moneyless – Katowice Street Art Festival (Poland)

As the work continues to go up in Katowice, Poland for a local street art festival, more photos are continuing to hit the interwebs. Besides photos from Olek, Ludo, Mark Jenkins, and Escif, other muralists have hit the streets with their distinctive work including ROA, Hyuro, Mentalgassi, Moneyless.

Preview: Collection Selim Varol @ me Collectors Room Berlin

Opening on May 26 (and running until Sept 16) at me Collectors Room Berlin is an exhibition featuring the collection of Selim Varol, who is known for being a part of the Toy Giants project, Toykio Cafe and Gallery, and Gallery Springmann.Varol. The exhibition revolves around the theme of the collector and his passion for collecting – and, what a collection it is. Along with artwork, Varol has about 15,000 figures in his toy chest. The show will feature around 3,000 works, including pieces by […]

Teaser: 2012 White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction

Currently on auction at White Columns are works from over 80 artists to benefit the not-for-profit gallery near the border of West Village and the Meat Packing District in New York. Since 1970, hundreds of artists have benefited from their early exposure and support so head over to view the works on display, which are now available for bidding in a silent auction. A live auction for select lots will be held on the evening of May 12 with tickets on sale now. Artists include […]

Teaser: Kevin Cyr – “In Praise of Rust” @ Jonathan LeVine

On May 19th, the Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be hosting a new body of work from Kevin Cyr (interviewed). As the title of the showing In Praise of Rust suggests, the NY-based painter has a love for deterioration and decay, specifically on old vehicles like vans and commercial delivery trucks. After photographing them on the streets, he heads back to the studio to render them in detail on wood panels, making sure to include all the graffiti, rust, scratches, scuffs, dents and other marks of […]

Studio Visits: Shepard Fairey – “Harmony & Discord” @ Pace Prints

Last week, we shared a video of Shepard Fairey (featured) as he prepared for his upcoming solo at Pace Prints (26th street location) opening on May 5th. What you may not have known was that this exhibition, Harmony & Discord, has been over a year in the making. Last year, Shepard spent over a month living in New York City during a residency at the renowned Brooklyn studio location of Pace (with many more trips between LA & NYC since then), joining an exclusive & esteemed group […]