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Basel Week Miami ’12: “It Ain’t Fair” / OHWOW

Earlier tonight, the OHWOW Gallery presented the fifth and final edition to their annual It Ain’t Fair group show during Basel Week Miami. It seems they have assembled a long list of artists that have exhibited with them in the past as well as some new names including David Adamo, Diana Al-Hadid, Daniel Arsham, Scott Campbell, Julia Chiang, Dan Colen, Brian DeGraw, Sam Falls, Leo Fitzpatrick, James Franco, Michael Genovese, Luis Gispert, Drew Heitzler, George Herms, KAWS, Harmony Korine, Hanna Liden, Nate Lowman, Ryan McGinley, Laurel Nakadate, Eddie […]

Openings: “Tonight We Won’t Be Bored” – 10 Years Of V1 Gallery

With all the great art that is scattered all over the world, it’s not often that you can see works from prominent artists in your home town – and even less likely you see them side by side. That is exactly the scenario we have in Copenhagen at the V1 Gallery as they celebrate their 10 year anniversary with a massive group show entitled Tonight We Won’t Be Bored. Take for example the wall above that has pieces from Todd James, Futura, DearRainDrop, and Kenny Scharf that […]

Openings: Eriberto & Estevan Oriol – “Like Father, Like Son : NYC” @ Carmichael Gallery

Carmichael Gallery recently presented a popup exhibition for Eriberto and Estevan Oriol in the Big Apple. Entitled Like Father, Like Son : NYC, this exhibition is actually the second installment (first one was in LA) of a traveling retrospective from the renowned Chicano father and son photographic duo. The series of photographs on display show off their gritty and raw viewpoint of lifestyles from the streets of Los Angeles. It was quite an experience to see both of these distinguished photographers showing their works side by side on the East Coast. […]

Showing: William Klein + Daido Moriyama @ Tate Modern

The Tate Modern in London recently brought together William Klein (New York) and Daido Moriyama (Tokyo), two of the most iconic photograpers and film-makers of the 20th century, for an excellent retrospective. Experimental photography, film, graphic design and the role of the photo book are the main focus of both artists. With their blurred and grainy style of photography they were able capture some poignant moments of street photography which became the benchmark for future generations in contemporary photography. While visiting the exhibition, don’t miss out on Klein’s […]

Ryan McGinley Photographs Karlie Kloss For New York Times

Like his previous photography work with Sienna Miller for Vogue and video for Pringle of Scotland, Ryan McGinley has already had several fashion projects under his belt. His latest shoot for the The New York Times is no different as he was enlisted to take photos of model Karlie Kloss for part of their travel series for T Magazine with this particular session set in Nicaragua. McGinley’s aesthetic seems to be a perfect fit for collaborations such as these so expect to see more in the future. Read more about the shoot here. […]

Streets: JR (Japan)

After working on a particularly poignant mural in Washingon DC, JR has headed to the Far East to spread his Inside Out love. Going mobile with his giant photo booth in a converted truck, the French photograffeur has been traveling though Japan with his crew and local volunteers, focusing especially in areas hit by the devastating tsunami which still have not completely recovered over on year out. More photos below… Photos via the artist. Discuss JR here.

Upcoming: Eriberto & Estevan Oriol – “Like Father, Like Son : NYC” @ Carmichael Gallery Popup

On November 8th, the Carmichael Gallery will be presenting Like Father, Like Son : NYC at a popup space in New York (6 to 8pm, 303 Tenth Ave in Chelsea). The retrospective survey covers works from renowned Los Angeles-based Chicano father and son photographers, Eriberto and Estevan Oriol and is the NYC version of a show that was seen in LA in October of 2011 (covered) The exhibition will comprise of fifteen limited edition black and white, color, silver gelatin and digital c-prints from each photographer, including works exhibited in the historic Art In The Streets exhibition […]

Streets: JR – “I Am a Man” Mural / Unframed Project (Washington, D.C.)

French photographer and street activist JR, who was just featured in a video for the new MOCAtv channel, was also recently in Washington, D.C. working on a mural for his Unframed Project where he takes archived images and uses them in a different context. For this particular piece, he brings to light a photo from Ernest Withers taken during the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike and pasted it up on the corner of 14th Street and T streets in Washington where the riots exploded right after Martin Luther […]

Videos: “JR: The Wrinkles of Los Angeles” for MOCAtv

Back in March, we covered extensively French photographer JR’s canvassing of Los Angeles with his iconic imagery as part of his Wrinkles in the City project. Now AM photographer and filmmaker Carlos Gonzalez of theonepointeight has created a video documenting the experience for the newly formed MOCAtv channel. Check out the footage below… Discuss JR here.

Ryan McGinley – “Reach Out, I’m Right Here” @ Tomio Koyama Gallery

After simultaneous showings back in May at Team Gallery locations in New York (covered here & here), Ryan McGinley traveled to Japan for a solo at the Tomio Koyama Gallery. The exhibition entitled Reach Out, I’m Right Here (which recently closed), featured more of McGinley’s luminous photographs featuring his work with models interacting with nature as well as live animals from various sanctuaries, zoos, and rescue establishments across the United States. Take a look at what you missed below… Tipped off by TWBE. Discuss Ryan McGinley here.