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Previews: Kai & Sunny – ‘Caught by the Nest’ @ Subliminal Projects

British artists Kai & Sunny, who we’ve been long time admirers of here at AM are set to open their first exhibition in the USA next week at Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles. Caught By The Nest sees the duo continuing their nature infused themes in their monochromatic highly graphical style. The artwork featured in the exhibition is inspired by the book The Reason I Jump, written by Naoki Higashida and translated by David Mitchell, a long time collaborator with Kai & Sunny and author of Cloud Atlas. […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinness – “Redux” @ Subliminal Projects

One stop for Ryan McGinness while he is in Los Angeles for a slew of exhibitions and related events will be Subliminal Projects on June 11th. He’s creating a new body of work based on corporate logos and sponsorship entitled Sponsorship Redux. There will be four paintings and two print editions based on McGinness deconstructing the corporate sponsors’ logos and integrating them into his pieces. The exhibition is followup of his 2003 BlK/Mrkt Sponsorship project where corporation logos were displayed in prominence correlated to their level […]

Video: Shepard Fairey – “Obey to the Better!”

Check out this nice video produced by Gestalten where Shepard Fairey was interviewed at his “Printed Matters” show & “Beyond the Street” signing at Subliminal Projects that allows viewers to hear Shep talk about the style and ideology behind Obey. Also, he discusses his recently resolved AP court battle. As an extra bonus we get to catch some detailed shots of his current and past imagery. Discuss Shepard Fairey here
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Openings: “Wreck The Walls” @ Subliminal Projects

Subliminal Projects played host to an intriguing collection of original work from artists who have been known to bend rules and break molds in their respective fields. Featuring artwork by Ryan McGinness, Blek Le Rat, David Ellis, Erik Foss, Eric White, Evan Hecox, John Van Hamersveld, Greg Lamarche, Jason Alper, Martha Cooper, Retna, Skullphone, SWOON, Tim Biskup and many more, Wreck the Walls (previewed) served as a merging of artistic niches rarely exhibited together under one roof. It’s always nice to see multiple artistic movements, […]

Preview: “Wreck the Walls” @ Subliminal Projects

Graciously staying open and providing an art viewing opportunity for the LA area during the holiday season, Subliminal Projects will unveil Wreck the Walls this Saturday, December 11. The group exhibition of over 30 “rebelious pioneers” will include work from Blek Le Rat, David Ellis, Erik Foss, Eric White, Evan Hecox, Greg Lamarche, Jason Alper, Martha Cooper, Retna, Skullphone, SWOON and Tim Biskup. An assortment of well established contemporary artists combined with a dash of street art and pop-surrealism should provide for a diverse collection […]
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Openings: “Beyond The Street” Book Signing @ Subliminal Projects

Subliminal Projects was the host venue for a joint event on Thursday, September 16th: the Los Angeles launch and signing for the book Beyond the Street, followed by the opening reception for Shepard Fairey’s Printed Matters exhibition (covered). A line began to form outside the gallery at 4 p.m., with the proper madness commencing three hours later when the doors opened. Amanda and Shepard Fairey, Dave Kinsey, Herakut, Jana DesForges of BLK/MRKT, Marsea Goldberg of New Image Art, ex-FUN Gallery queen Patti Astor, Retna and […]
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Studio Visits / Previews: Shepard Fairey – “Printed Matters” @ Subliminal Projects

AM recently stopped by Shepard Fairey’s (featured) secret secondary studio where much of his “fine art” is actually made. Officially called “Studio Number Two”, the hidden industrial space houses the heavy lumber for his coming show “Printed Matters” at Subliminal Projects. After the sold out show at Deitch Projects, Shep decided to create a body of work based on his signature silkscreening technique. Utilizing mediums of metal, wood and hand painted multiples (HPMs), he and his talented crew took the entire summer building up the […]

“Beyond The Street” LA Book Launch @ Subliminal Projects

This year’s hottest pick for your bookshelf “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” completes its run of the trinity of art capitals this month with the Los Angeles book launch and signing to be held at Subliminal Projects on Thursday 16th September between 7 & 8 pm. AM has been along to the previous launch events in London and New York, and both events have been fun affairs, with plenty of the books contributors in attendance to chat with art lovers […]

Teaser / Releases: Shepard Fairey @ Subliminal Projects

Something next month that has been kinda creeping up on everyone is Shepard Fairey’s show at Subliminal Projects. You can be sure we’ll have something more about the exhibition in a little bit but first, we wanted to share with you that Modern Multiples has been working hard helping Shep get ready – including starting production on the new “Dark Wave” edition. More images after the jump…

Openings: Skullphone – “Digital Media” @ Subliminal Projects

This past Saturday, AM saw the return of Skullphone to his home of Los Angeles. The show “Digital Media” takes a closer look and questions the viewer about their relationship with technology. Skullphone always has packed opening, but this was one of the few where you had to line up and wait for the “one in one out” if you didn’t get there early. The pieces on display were visually stimulating and utilized Skullphone’s signature dot technique with pieces that were hand-composed with enamel and […]
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