On July 7th, artist and illustrator Von (interviewed) will be opening a new solo show entitled Echoes at StolenSpace in London. The new body of work in graphite is a continuation of his Elsewhere series – capturing this fleeting moments of personal reflection that is becoming rare in our digital world. The pieces in the show are both detailed and abstract, an aesthetic that fans of the UK-based artist’s work have come to expect. Discuss Von here.
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On April 8th, Subliminal Projects will be opening a new group exhibition entitled Out Of Line featuring the work of Aaron Li-Hill, Guno Park (seen above), Mark Powell, and Von. The show participants were chosen for using primarily graphite, pen, and ink as their medium of choice, but also explores how they have expanded on traditional concepts of drawing. Take a look at some preview images below… Discuss this show here.
Available though the end of today, March 15th (UK time), is a new print from Von (interviewed) entitled Skull 02. The A3 sized release is a timed edition with final run determined by demand and costs £20. Featuring some of the avian motifs that the UK-based artist and illustrator is known for, the imagery flocks together with some flowers just right to form a skull. But it here. Discuss Von here.
Last month, White Walls Gallery in San Francisco opened a group exhibition entitled Space//Squared. Curated by Sven Davis, the showing was a followup to an event last year in Portland (covered). This time around, participating artists were again asked to contribute artwork in a 10 x 10″ format. Along with pieces from over 100 artists (list seen below), Adam Friedman and Robert Minervini also created a site-specific installation featuring a series of paintings interspersed throughout mural elements. Roster: 2501, Adam Friedman, Adam Weir, Akiko Masker, Alex Lukas, Alicia Dubnyckyj, […]
On May 1st, KK Outlet in London will be presenting new drawings from Von (interviewed) entitled Elsewhere, based on photographs shot by Dan Sully. Readers of AM will already be familiar with the UK-based Von’s work as we have shared his imagery with you multiple times in the form of print giveaways (last being in 2013). For this showing, he has created portraiture in reaction to the way technology has creeped into our daily routine, rendered in his signature mixture of both abstract and detailed. Take a […]
If you have been following AM over the years, you will have noticed we have teamed up with UK-based artist and illustrator Von (interviewed) for giveaways in the past. This time around, he has graciously offered up one of his new “Motion” Collector’s Edition Box Set featuring his familiar bird imagery to one of our lucky readers. The hand made box set of five prints comes in an edition of 50 with each measuring at 40 x 30 cm, and costs £225 (available for preorder now here). To qualify for the […]
We have been following the UK-based Von’s (interviewed) work for while now and if you recall, our readers have benefited from several giveaways we have run in the past (2010, 2011, 2012). This year is not any different as he has just released Semblance 16 for pre-order, a new limited edition here. You can see all the details here and order one for yourself, but AM has one of these beauties to give away. Just leave a comment below this article to enter. Also, to qualify for the […]
Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]
On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]
The UK-based artist and illustrator Von (interviewed) recently put up his Flight Collector’s Edition Box Set up for pre-order on his website. The set (edition of 50) includes 5 prints (signed and numbered) with each sized at 15.7 x 11.8″ and priced at £225. This abstracted bird images are part of Von’s Animal series, but even more exciting is the fact that 5 original signed drawings have been placed at random throughout the edition. Von has graciously decided to offer up one box set for a contest here on AM for […]