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“Beyond Eden” – New Contemporary Art Fair this October in LA

AM is excited to be one of the many sponsors involved in helping to spread the good word on the upcoming Beyond Eden New Contemporary Art Fair coming to Los Angeles Oct. 9, 10, 11. Beyond Eden is a multi-gallery event celebrating the new contemporary art scene in Los Angeles. Check out the full details, schedule and a great overview of the goals of the fair from Shana Nys Dambrot (THE Magazine, Flavorpill) after the jump.

Highlights: Recommended Openings For September 3-9

September is here and with it comes the kickoff of the new art season. Expect a TON of amazing shows throughout the month as everyone gears back up for the fall season and the fairs coming up this December in Miami. Leading the charge is the return to San Francisco for The Date Farmers with their show “Strange Fruit” (teased). Carlos Ramirez and Armando Lerma attribute their paintings, collages and three-dimensional pieces to inspiration gained from their Mexican-American traditional values and contemporary West-coast culture and look to […]

Studio Visits: Buff Monster

AM recently visited the studio of Buff Monster as he prepares for his solo show at Corey Helford Gallery opening next month. Buff will be unleashing 20 new works for his new solo show and we’re lucky enough to be able to debut a few of them, along with some great process shots from his studio that show off his time consuming and meticulous process. Much of his work begins as an Illustrator file on his computer before being printed out on paper which he […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For August 27 – September 2

This Saturday’s massive “Sea No Evil”‘ charity art auction (previewed) benefits the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. For the uninitiated, the Sea Shepard Conservation Society has spent the past three decades protecting and preserving the world’s ocean life. The auction takes place at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium (near the Mission Inn). Notable contributors include Shepard Fairey, Dave Kinsey, Anthony Lister, Dave Cooper, Jeff Soto, Greg Simkins, Glen E. Friedman, Gregory Euclide, Logan Hicks, Mars-1 and Tim Biskup. Though a drive for us living in Los Angeles, this is […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For August 20-26

David B. Smith Gallery is the proud host of the new solo exhibition of figurative paintings by artist Kris Lewis this Saturday inside their new gallery space located in Denver. This latest collection of surrealist portraits have been inspired by Lewis’ rich family history. Lewis’ reverence for masters of old is apparent in his depiction of the human figure, which he uses as a vector for hidden stories, delicate emotion and universal truth. His work has been featured in galleries around the world, including Denver, Los […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For August 13-19

If you are in New York City this weekend, DO NOT MISS the amazing lineup of artists in Joshua Liner Gallery’s “Summer Group Show,” (previewed) many of whom are showing for the first time with Liner and debuting the goodness to come from upcoming shows. Some great shows going off this weekend, so get out and support your local art scene. The full overview of the onslaught of art after the jump.

Highlights: Recommended Openings For August 6-12

The annual BLAB! Show returns to Copro Gallery and brings with it the usual lineup of heavy hitters. Big news is that Mark Ryden will be exhibiting an older 10×11″ illustration-based work in the show, which can be yours for $33k. For those not familiar with the greatness that is BLAB!, find out more here about this fantastic annual publication which is coming up on issue #19. There is a TON going on around the world this weekend, with San Francisco and Los Angeles leading the […]

Showing: Victor Castillo @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

AM recently swung through the Merry Karnowsky Gallery to take in “Gameland,” the debut Los Angeles solo show from Chilean artist Victor Castillo. Castillo was in town from Barcelona (where he now lives) for the opening, and he filled all the rooms of Karnowsky’s beautiful space, really showcasing the various characters all have come to love in his work. Children are often the main characters cast in his work, and they are often portrayed in scenes that don’t offer much hope, where weapons replace toys […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For July 30 – August 5

This Friday in San Diego, Kelly Vivanco returns after her highly successful solo outing at Thinkspace in Los Angeles. Subtext welcomes Kelly along with the up and coming Jason Limon. The botanical aspects in both artists’ work seems to be one of the main unifying themes in the show and their works play off each other nicely. Definitely a show to catch if you’re in the San Diego area this weekend. Subtext rocked things with their recent Comic-Con weekend only show and this is a […]

Openings: Clayton Brothers – “Jumbo Fruit” @ Patrick Painter

“Jumbo Fruit” from the Clayton Brothers opened last week at Patrick Painter to a large and appreciative crowd that included several of LA’s art elite. This was their first major collection of works in Los Angeles since they rocked La Luz De Jesus back in 2003 with their epic “Six Foot Eleven” show. Up next, “Inside Out” at The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art from September 10 through December 19, 2010. “Inside Out” will present the first major museum exhibition dedicated to the bold, colorful […]