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Previews: Greg Simkins – “Drawn from the Well” Book @ Dragon Con

Earlier this year, we stopped by the Torrence studio of Greg “Craola” Simkin to catch a preview of his knockout show at Joshua Liner Gallery and experienced an eyeful of goodness from the talented artist. If you couldn’t get enough of Greg’s dreamy artwork, we have a special surprise we held back as he shared with us the proof sheets of his upcoming book – “Drawn from the Well”. The 300 page book of his drawings is set to make it’s debut at this year’s […]

Releases: Michael Hussar – “White Devil” Miniprint

Aptly referred to as a “deal with the devil”, our friends at Baby Tattoo have tipped us off to a new miniprint from Michael Hussar. Priced only at $10, this 4″ x 6″ print entitled “White Devil”, is a promotional print for his forthcoming book White. Also look for Hussar in the fast approaching Baby Tattooville this year. More views of the print (available here) after the jump…

Check Out the Faile Temple Website

The wild ride for fans of Faile’s (featured) project for PortugalArte ‘10 isn’t about to stop soon as the impressive Temple installation has been extended for viewing until September 5th for anyone who is lucky enough to stop by Lisbon. For those who aren’t in the area and can’t get enough of photos of the Temple, our friends at Faile created a great site dedicated to giving you a detailed look into this project. Check it out at Also remember that Faile has a book “Faile: […]

Murakami x Britney Spears for POP Magazine

When Britney Spears posted up a photo on twitter of her and Takashi Murakami posing, fans could only wonder what they were up to. It turns out what they were working on was a photoshoot for POP magazine, quite an appropriate pairing for the princess of pop music and the king of pop art. Take a look at what they were working on under Murakami’s art direction (a look that is a cross between retro beauty pageant queen and manga inspired otaku fantasy) after the […]

Release Party: Poster Boy – “The War of Art” @ Carmichael Gallery

One of the few street artists out there who have earned their stripes, Poster Boy, meeting at least one of Saber’s criteria for street cred, has been released from prison and in return, will be releasing his first monograph – “The War of Art”. To celebrate, the Carmichael Gallery will be hosting a book release and signing on Saturday, August 28th from 6-8pm with some limited editions available as well as some videos of him at work. A portion of book and art sales will […]

Roa Mural for VNA Magazine

Remember that mural AM witnessed going up last month by Roa for the cover of Very Nearly Almost Issue 12 (release party coverage)? Well, for those who haven’t seen the magazine yet, the mural actually had multiple anatomical layers that the Belgian street artist is famous for including the skeletal, circulatory, and neural systems. Take a look at all the pics posted by VNA boys in all their glory after the jump…

VNA Issue 12 Launch & Live Painting with Mr Jago

VNA released issue number 12 last week at their launch night party at Pure Evil Gallery. The magazine has turned into an absolute must read publication over the last couple of years, with each issue being highly anticipated by us at AM as the guys seem to improve their already winning formula of the best of London’s street art photography combined with great interviews and written pieces with each and every release. Issue 12 features Belgian street artist Roa on the cover, and another reason […]

Signings: Mark Ryden – “The Snow Yak Show” @ SFMOMA

Continuing a string of quality book releases at SFMOMA (see David Choe and Further signings), Mark Ryden spent some time last week meeting and greeting his legions of fans on the occasion of the release of his new book “The Snow Yak Show” from Last Gasp Books (purchase here). Luckily for us, our friends from Hi-Fructose were on hand to document the event. More pics after the jump…

Books: Yoshitomo Nara – “Nobody’s Fool” Box Set

Remember when we mentioned that Yoshitomo Nara will be unveiling a pair of statues on the Upper East Side and his retrospective at the Asia Society? Well even better news – a special book boxed set will be released on September 1st to go along with this opening of “Nobody’s Fool”. The comprehensive monograph documents much of the 20 years of work for Nara and will give us an in depth view on one of our favorite artists. Pre-order it here from Abrams. Thanks to Slamxhype. Discuss Yoshitomo […]

Signing: Mark Ryden – “The Snow Yak Show” Book @ SFMOMA

Mark Ryden will be on hand to sign his latest book at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Schwab Room: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) next week on Thursday, August 12th. The book from Last Gasp Books is a catalog of his “The Snow Yak Show” last year in Japan of which the new body of work took a minimalistic turn in style and palette. Discuss Mark Ryden here. Take a look at Ryden’s most recent show in NY here.