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Preview: Courtney Brims @ Black Maria Gallery

A relatively new artist to the scene, Courtney Brims, caught our eyes with some preview images to her new show at Black Maria Gallery.  Slated to exhibit her color pencil works on their project wall, the opening is on July 18th.  This will be the Brisbane based artists first show in the US. More images after the jump.

Preview: Tin – “Beautiful Imperfections” @ Copro Gallery

We thought we would do a little preview of Tin’s (interviewed) upcoming show “Beautiful Imperfections” at Copro Gallery.  If you are looking forward to some robotic animal and limb goodness like we are, make sure you are there for the July 11th opening.  More images after the jump…

FAME Festival: Conor Harrington x Ceramics

Remember when we showed you the Conor Harrington (interviewed) piece for the upcoming FAME Festival last week?  Well, what we didn’t tell you was that Grottaglie, the town where the festival will be held, is famous for its ceramic tradition dating back hundreds of years.  As part of this years festivities, artists are invited to experiment with local artisans on various projects, which has so far yielded some pretty fantastic ceramic plates by Conor.  This is not the first time urban/street art and ceramics has […]

Teaser: Michael Page – “ThankYouGoodbye” @ Varnish Fine Art

Here is a fantastic new image from Michael Page giving us a first look at the body of work for his next show at Varnish Fine Art in August. Entitled “ThankYouGoodbye,” Page will explore ecological and environmental issues in a way only his imagination can.  If you haven’t had a chance to check out his work from the “Trancenders” show that we covered previously, check it out here. Discuss Michael Page here.

Releases: David Choe – “Jimi Hendrix” Print

What’s with all the great limited edition releases recently? Here is David Choe holding up an epic print (his largest ever) of his Jimi Hendrix painting. Limited to 27 (also Hendrix’s age at death) and sized at 44″ x 51 5/8″, the print was priced at $600. Unfortunately, it already sold out before Choe even got the post up on his blog.

Release Party: Greg “Craola” Simkins – “Lonely Knight” Skate Deck

Take a look at this intricate new laser-engraved skate deck design from Greg Simkins. The “Lonely Knight” wood decks, limited to 25, priced at $325 will be released this Saturday, June 27th (12 – 4 pm) at Gallery 1988 LA. Simkins will also be on hand to chat with fans and do some live painting, with the piece auctioned at the end – proceeds go to charity. Also, a new print “Here Stands Matt Riddle” will be released. Take a look at it as well […]

Update: Tiffany Bozic

Check out this stunning new image from San Francisco artist Tiffany Bozic.  This piece, “The Raft,” which will be exhibited at Art Basel Miami this year, is also being released as a giclee print by Joshua Liner Gallery so contact them if you are interested.  It’s sized at 24″ x 20″ as an edition of 50 and priced at $250. For those who haven’t seen Bozic’s recently released interview on Walrus TV, check out the video after the jump.  They are slowly releasing interviews from […]

PCP Murals @ Weller Court (Little Tokyo, LA)

We stopped by Weller Court in Little Tokyo (LA) last month at the beginning of a road trip and were surprised to see work from digital artist Heisuke Kitazawa aka PCP blown up into giant murals.  Seeing his Japanese artist’s psychedelic-style and dream-like work in large scale was really an unexpected treat.  Stop by if you have a chance, hopefully it will still be up. More pics after the jump.

Video: Studio Visit/Preview – Jeff Koons @ Serpentine Gallery

After our last visit in April, Channel 4 in the UK gives us another opportunity to see Jeff Koons’ studio with this new video. Although you can see many projects Koons is working on with his 100-strong assistant crew, this visit mostly focuses on his first major exhibition in a public gallery in England (Serpentine Gallery on July 2nd). This exhibition focuses on paintings and sculptures from Koons’ Popeye series, a comment on the current economic crisis because the cartoon character was originally conceived during […]

Preview: APAK – “Rainbow Garden” @ Tinlark Gallery

Oregonian artists APAK are at it again, this time getting ready for their show “Rainbow Garden” @ Tinlark Gallery. As you can see above, the multi-talented duo is preparing some sculptures of the curious little beings that always populate their work. These sculptures along with paintings will make up the body of work for this show along with some felted wool dolls. Check the preview images after the jump.