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Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 28 – Nov 3

For those lucky enough to find themselves in NYC this Halloween weekend, you should consider yourselves blessed by the art gods as you will be in the presence of greatness. The one and only Robert Williams returns with his first major showing (previewed) in almost five years at the esteemed Tony Shafrazi Gallery in the heart of Chelsea. Shafrazi’s new gallery took over a year to design, build and transform the space into one of the most beautiful in New York. The grand staircase leads […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 22-24

In 1994, Giant Robot was born with the purpose of documenting and promoting new, up-and-coming, underdog, overlooked, and hybrid Asian and Asian-American popular culture. Fifteen years later, the self-published magazine has not only evolved from a stapled-and-folded zine into a full-color, glossy publication with an international following, but also opened trend-setting shops and influential art galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City. To celebrate the magazine’s longevity, energy, and loyal readership, the second Giant Robot Biennale is being hosted by the Japanese […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 14-17

Brendan Monroe returns to Los Angeles this weekend after recently moving to Sweden. The word is there will be a huge wall installation described as a portable mural and another installation featuring an array of hanging wood sculptures. The notion of a slew of Monroe wood sculptures up for grabs has us here at AM very excited. Be sure to get down to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica this Saturday bright and early and welcome Brendan back to LA, even if only for a short […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For October 3

The art season is in full swing as we head into the Fall, with Halloween just around the corner. AM is entrenched in the thick of Baby Tattooville this weekend, but know that we’ll still be keeping up with the art world at large while hanging out in Riverside with some of the movement’s hottest artists and biggest collectors. There’s still much ahead this season and you can rest easy knowing we will be there covering it all so you don’t miss a beat. Check […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For September 24-30

Leading the charge this week is the return of the renowned Antony Micallef to Lazarides Rathbone Place with his first solo show in almost three years since rocking things out in Los Angeles. September is winding down and the art machine is ready to kick it into full gear as we head into the month of October. The big fairs down in Miami are just around the corner as well, so be sure to keep checking AM for all the latest news and sneak previews.  Check out […]

Openings: Anthony Lister – “And Then The Wind Changed” @ New Image Art

AM stopped by briefly at New Image Art out on Santa Monica Blvd amidst a busy art weekend to check out the Anthony Lister (interviewed) show.  Lister was in town last week to open his new LA solo show, “And Then The Wind Changed” featuring medium and large paintings as well as some installations. Check out additional pics of the works in the show and more after the jump.

Openings: The London Police – “Brothers in Arms” @ Carmichael Gallery

The London Police opened a huge show last week in Los Angeles at the Carmichael Gallery located out on La Brea. The art lovers of LA came out in strong numbers to support the show and to catch the premiere of the Ashton Kutcher produced “Brothers In Arms” short film (teased) that chronicled 5 days of the TLP being handcuffed together during the final touches of their show. The flim is hilarious and came out so good. Thanks to NOMAD (who’s still in town after his […]

Studio Visits / Interviews: Mike Stilkey

Los Angeles based fine artist Mike Stilkey will be having a solo exhibition at David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, CO, this coming Friday, September 18th, from 7-10pm with Stilkey in attendance at the opening reception. This is Stilkey’s first solo show with this gallery and the artist will have 20 new pieces, including book sculptures and paintings, and he will also be creating an impressive on-site installation. Read on after the jump for a brief interview with the artist as he was in the […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For September 17-23

After the onslaught of openings across the globe last weekend, things have calmed down a bit. Leading the charge this week is the second year of the FAME Festival in Italy. If you’ve been following our coverage of the show thus far, you already know it is by far the place to be this weekend and as always, keep it locked on AM for coverage of the opening night events. Check out the full details for the FAME Festival and all the other shows going off […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For September 10-16

Jonathan LeVine Gallery in the Chelsea district of NYC kicks off the new art season with an important show this Saturday featuring new solo exhibitions from the UK’s notorious D*Face (interviewed) as well as the highly respected Mark Dean Veca (interviewed). If you are in the Big Apple this weekend, do not miss this show, as you will be laughed at by your friends if you do. Trust AM. So much to chase after this month, with amazing shows everywhere you look. Your eye candy guide […]