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Highlights: Recommended openings for Jan 14 – Jan 16

2010 is upon us and it looks to be an exciting year in the art world. Things officially get kicking this week with a slew of openings taking place around the globe. Leading the charge this weekend is the new body of work from Josh Keyes opening at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC this Saturday. Featuring some of his largest work yet, and his first self portrait, this show is not to be missed and is expected to sell out in advance of the opening. […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for this weekend (Nov. 27th/28th)

This is the last weekend before most of the major galleries in the art world descend upon Miami during Art Basel week where well over 20 art fairs will play host to almost 1,000 international galleries. Despite this fact, there are still a few noteworthy shows going off around the world this weekend we wanted to point out. In addition to all the fairs down in Miami next week, there will also be a number of noteworthy special events taking place this year. All in all, […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Nov 19 – Nov 22

As just about every noteworthy gallery in our movement prepares to head down to Miami for all the art fairs the week after next, the amazing shows somehow just keep coming. From the groundbreaking public opening of the amazing new PRISM space on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood this Friday featuring museum size work from the legendary duo of Barry McGee and Phil Frost through to “The Thousands” group show in the UK curated by RJ of Vandalog that just opened last night, there just […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Nov 13 – 14

Yet another BIG weekend of art happenings is upon us. The art world has been on fire since things kicked back into high gear this past September and the landmark shows just keep coming. Leading the charge this weekend is the big Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary show in downtown Los Angeles. If you are in a place where there’s no show this weekend, you can still support a great cause and be a part of one of the biggest gatherings of artistic force in sometime. Get […]

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 9-11

October is upon us and with it, an amazing array of shows – two in particular garnering the most press. The first is a show Adam Neate’s fans have been eagerly awaiting for over two years.  We had an opportunity to interview Neate recently and based on what we saw at the special preview night (full coverage to follow soon), he has definitely taken it to another level. The other event we want to draw your attention to is the Beyond Eden New Contemporary Art […]

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 […]