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Recommended openings for this coming weekend (April 1st – April 4th)

As spring kicks into gear this month, the shows are pouring forth like April showers. So many good shows, hard to single out just one, but some of those that are foremost on our radar include the big grand re-opening of the new and improved La Luz De Jesus Gallery out in the Silver Lake/Los Feliz area of Los Angeles where the recently shuttered BSFA in Culver City is getting folded back into the legendary La Luz space. So now there will be two nice […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings for March 18 – March 20

Carmichael Gallery’s move to Culver City is the big news this weekend. With the debut North American solo show from Brazilian artist Nina Pandolfo “Life’s Flavor” serving as their debut exhibition, this proves to be a not to be missed event. Look for several shots of the show coming together after the jump, as well as a full breakdown of all the other shows keeping art lovers busy this weekend.

Highlights: Recommended openings for Mar 11 – 13

March came in with a bang last weekend and doesn’t let up as we head in the 2nd weekend of the month. Leading the charge are two gargantuan group shows. First up is the big “5 Year Anniversary Exhibit” from Hi-Fructose in Santa Monica, CA at Copro Gallery and the other is “Lush Life 2” up in Seattle, WA at Roq La Rue Gallery. Two of the longest standing galleries in our movement show their strength with stellar lineups that promise not to be missed. […]

Preview: Aaron Nagel – “Marks” @ Shooting Gallery

Aaron Nagel opens his debut solo show in SF at The Shooting Gallery this Saturday, March 6th. The exhibition is entitled “Marks”, as in a target, a sign or indication of a quality or feeling, or a small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by accident or damage. According to the press release, the show is comprised of “11 new large-scale oil paintings, this series uses imagery of youthful women in the nude, often impaled by archery […]

Benefit: “Swimming Cities” India Fundraiser

Swoon (interviewed) and her friends are throwing a benefit silent auction this Friday, March 5th, to raise funds for a Swimming Cities project on India’s Ganges river. The fundraiser will feature work from a nice list of artists (seen after the jump), as well as the unveiling of a 18′ x 8′handcrafted, stainless steel catamaran powered by a motorcycle driven paddle wheel. To read more about Swimming Cities and the new Ocean of Blood Project in India, take a look after the jump, or check […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for this Feb 24 – Mar 1

February rolls to a stop this weekend before the big NYC art machine cranks into high gear next week for the big Armory show and the surrounding satellite fairs. Look for a ton of on-the-scene coverage to come from Armory and all the surrounding fairs in the week ahead. Without doubt, the most anticipated show going off this weekend is the 5th Anniversary group show going down in NYC at Jonathan LeVine’s Chelsea digs. A who’s who of those that have passed through his gallery […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Feb 17 – 22

The year is just underway, but we can say without a doubt one of the year’s highlights goes down this Saturday in Southern California. The godfather of the so-called “low brow” movement brings his monumental solo exhibition back home to California after turning heads in the Big Apple this past winter. “Conceptual Realism In The Service Of The Hypothetical”, featuring new paintings and sculptures from Robert Williams, opens this Saturday at the Cal State Northridge Art Gallery and is an event not to be missed if […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Feb 10 – Feb 14

February is well underway and the sheer amount of quality shows opening over the coming days makes one wish they’ve figured out that whole cloning thing already. Wish we could be in NYC, LA and UK all at once this weekend. Hard to pick just one, but a show that’s sure to get a ton of love on the web is the upcoming show at Lazarides featuring Bast and Faile. Also noteworthy is the final show taking place at Billy Shire’s Culver City location this […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Feb 3 – Feb 7

One month in and the art world is in full gear as we kick off the month of February. There are literally dozens of amazing noteworthy shows going off this weekend and next the world over. Two of the shows we’re most excited about here at AM is the return of David Choe (featured) to SF this Friday at FIFTY24SF and the west coast solo debut from Tomokazu “Matsu” Matsuyama (featured) at Frey Norris, also in SF… so needless to say SF is the place […]

Highlights: Recommended openings (Jan 27 – 30)

As we gear up for February, the last shows of January are upon us this weekend. Los Angeles sees the debut of another new art fair in the form of Art Los Angeles Contemporary taking place at the Pacific Design Center and NYC welcomes Damien Hirst. The place to be this weekend appears to be Brazil though where Baseman (interviewed) and SHAG (interviewed) will be rocking things. As always, no shortage of goodness to go ‘round. Get out and support the arts! Check out the […]