Last week, AM attended the opening for Chloe Early’s first New York solo exhibition. Feathers and Wax was held at a packed Joshua Liner Gallery and as previewed, this latest series of paintings impressed fans in attendance with a unique mix of dreamy colors & serene figures contrasted by some harsh and aggressive objects such as bullets & bombs. We were also impressed by the diverse mediums Chloe choose to paint on such as metal and linen. This great show is up until November 19th, so […]
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Following up on his Love Letters to Philadelphia and Syracuse, Steve Powers most recently transformed downtown Brooklyn with his witty and endearing public art. Powers was given the walls of Macy’s department store parking garage for his project, and instead of the colorful palettes of his previous Love Letters, for BK NY, he chose black and white, reminiscent of his early days with Exterior Surface Painting Outreach. And unlike his other work, which tends to combine text and images equally, this new project is almost all […]
Tonight, Josh Keyes (interviewed) unveiled his latest body of work at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. As mentioned in our preview, this exhibition entitled Migration, explores the what if scenario of where ecological zones are crunched due to extreme changes in our climates. What type of odd behavior and patterns will emerge in the animal kingdom when food chain and bio-habitats reconfigure? Would pandas and bull sharks coexist peacefully? What about Grizzlies and Dingos? We were also delighted to see many awe inspiring JK favorites make a […]
James Jean (featured) is in New York right now and will be making a special stop at Jeff Staple’s Reed Space to conduct a rare signing for his newly released Rebus Book tomorrow, October 23rd (5 – 7 pm). As seen at his recent signing at the LACMA, fans will be able to catch the talented artist’s work up close and get an opportunity to grab a signature. As an added bonus, James informed us that a special print will be released at the show […]
Urban artists Curtis Kulig and Skullphone recently opened their exhibition Scripture in New York’s Mallick Williams & Co. Each artist, known well for their outdoor installations, created indoor works for this show. Skullphone continued his ultra precise dot paintings (previously covered) which mimic his LED panel installations which we have come to enjoy. Utilizing a meticulous painting process of altering the size of the paint, he is able to create a visual conceptualization of what he is trying to communicate. Next, upon entering Curtis’ space […]
During Shepard Fairey’s stay in Asbury Park for his pop-up exhibition with Jonathan Levine Gallery (covered), the head of Obey also took some time to beautify the urban surroundings of the oceanfront city prior to the ATP Festival. Armed with cherry pickers and wall space as far as the eye could see, the posse set up shop for the week in spite of stormy weather to get their mission accomplished. Check out all the action after the jump by our Joe Russo.
AM recently visited TrustoCorp’s secret lair in anticipation of their opening at New York’s Opera Gallery tomorrow, October 20th. The show entitled Life Cycle will be based around the aspects of growing up in the American culture including the life stages of childhood, puberty, adulthood and death. With works ranging in mediums from stained glass windows to board games to vintage arcade games, there willl be something for everybody. The Corp gave us a little tour of the new body of work as they bring […]
Opening along side Chloe Early this Thursday at Joshua Liner Gallery will be Brooklyn-based painter Ryan McLennan. Abominations seeks to take Ryan’s unique vision of the animal kingdom in a different direction. Much like their human counterparts, the animals in this series reflect the behavior & motives seen in life. Symbolizing important subjects and concepts in our everyday existence, Ryan tackles universal concepts such as god and morality. The opening reception will be at 6 pm so make it out if you can. Check out […]
This Thursday, Joshua Liner Gallery will welcome Irish artist Chloe Early for her first New York solo exhibition. The talented painter will bring her latest series of works entitled Feathers and Wax created by utilizing a unique technique of juxtaposing euphoric colors and graceful subjects with the raw symbols of aggression and degradation such as bullets, bombs, and urban items. Check out a preview after the jump.
AM recently attended the opening of Revolutions: Album Cover Art Of Shepard Fairey at Asbury Park. The pop-up exhibition by Shepard Fairey (featured) presented by Jonathan Levine Gallery coincided with the All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP) music festival and featured a body of work similar to what showed at Robert Berman in Los Angeles earlier this year. The East Coast version brought together the album HPM’s and their larger format counterparts for all the music and Obey fans to enjoy. Of course, Shep upped the ante […]