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Overtime: Dec 5 – Dec 11

The hugely popular Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is making its way to the big screen. Picasso art thief who lifted artwork off of gallery and hotel walls pleads not guilty. Feds investigating forgeries in NY of supposed work by Pollock, Motherwell, & Diebenkorn. Rembrandt’s Old Man With A Beard deemed authentic using X-ray analysis. Jerry Saltz, on the current trend of relational aesthetics.  He also calls out Adam Lindemann on his apparent hypocrisy. Adam Lindemann responds to his critics. The Getty acquires Édouard Manet’s Portrait of […]
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Streets: World Roundup (Dec 5 – Dec 11)

It’s the end of the week and again time for a summary of walls in our roundup. The beautiful piece you see above is from Aryz in Lisbon that was sponsored by the Montana Shop & Gallery. It appears that he also opened a small show there after just opening another show a couple weeks before in Spain (covered). Other murals after the jump include Gaia (London), Buff Monster & Lamour Supreme (Miami), Spidertag (Madrid), JAZ (Miami), Phlegm (UK), Cope2 (Miami), Otto Schade (London), Angry […]

Videos: Liliwenn x ASM (A State of Mind) – “Splice the Mainbrace”

Liliwenn is a photorealistic street muralist from France (and founder of the Crimes of Mind project) whom we have featured briefly here on AM in the past. She recently collaborated with ASM (A State of Mind) on their entertaining new music video for Splice the Mainbrace, where she is featured as a street artist on the run from the law. Check it all out above.

Openings: Hush @ Onethirty3

Last week, the Onethirty3 installation space in Newcastle hosted its newest featured guest – Hush (interviewed). The UK-based artist presented his signature blend of anime influenced imagery with the raw energy of urban forms while creating an immersive transformation in the gallery confines. As with their other shows, limited editions in association with the installation was offered and subsequently sold out. Check out more pics from the opening after the jump…
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Openings: Revok – “Triumph and Tragedy” @ Vicious Gallery

Just a few days ago, REVOK, famed graffiti artist and one of the key members of the The 7th Letter crew, opened up his first ever solo show at Vicious Gallery in Hamburg, Germany. Titled Triumph and Tragedy, this exhibit builds on the recent turn in REVOK’s repertoire in which he utilizes found objects gathered from the deserted and forgotten landscapes of Detroit – first seen in a group show at L.A.’s Known Gallery (covered). This technique leads to great texture on every one of his […]
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Basel Week Miami ’11 / Streets: ROA

Other than the collaboration with Eine, the ever hustling ROA also found time for other projects while in town for Art Basel Week (like the wall you see above). We are always fascinated by the ways the Belgium-based street painter works in unique architectural quirks into his milieu of anatomized animal murals. This piece above is no different with this marine friend of his chopped in half by a wall element with some copious drips emphasizing the point. More detailed photos after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’11 / Streets: RISK

Not content to let his MSK brothers (RETNA, RIME) have all the fun, the LA-based RISK also made the trip to Miami for Art Basel Week. Using his unique skills over several days, the influential writer got up this abstract and multicolored gem for his fans in South Florida to enjoy. Thankfully, photographer Koshin Finley was on hand to document everything with his lens. More photos after the jump…

Preview: David Flores x Phil Stern @ The Phil Stern Gallery

Tomorrow night, December 8th, the Phil Stern Gallery will debut a new exhibit by award-winning photographer Phil Stern and artist David Flores. If you remember a few months back, Flores painted a mural in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles based on a James Dean photograph shot by the Stern (covered). Interesting enough, it was through the photos of AM photographer Carlos Gonzalez that Stern first saw the mural. The remixed James Dean wall made such an impression on Stern that he decided to open […]
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Releases: Kaws – Black SpongeBob Print @ Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

For fans of KAWS that have collected the first two colors of his elusive SpongeBob print, the good news is he’s going to be releasing the anticipated third color to round out the trifecta on December 13th. How do you get it? It’ll be released at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth where he’ll be unveiling his latest exhibition FOCUS:KAWS. Discuss Kaws here.

Preview: Patrick Martinez – “Reel Tawlk” @ Loft in Space

Tomorrow night in Oahu, Loft in Space will be hosting the newest solo from Patrick Martinez entitled Reel Tawlk. Although he is known for his signature neon urban phraseology (of which this show has plenty), the LA-based artist has been flexing his painting muscles as of late and this show will be no different with a series of portraits (including his own). On the docket will be a diverse selection of work including video projections, portraiture on plush blankets, mixed media works, and of course […]