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Publications: The Art Street Journal (Vol. II Issue I Release Party)

If you haven’t signed up yet for a free subscription to The Art Street Journal, what are you waiting for?  There aren’t that many publications out there, especially stateside, that focuses on this type of art. Also, this Saturday, August 7th (7-9pm), there will be release party at Carmichael Gallery for the newest edition (Vol II, Issue I), an expanded format featuring more color, pages, and articles including interviews with Boogie and Escif.

Teaser / Releases: Alex Gross – “Discrepancies” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Los Angeles based artist Alex Gross will be returning to the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in September for his second solo show there entitled “Discrepancies.” Concurrently, a new book with the same title will be available at the opening and of course, can be signed by the artist for those attending the show. We can’t wait to see the new body of work as we have been fans of his dreamlike paintings which are influenced by his research into foreign culture and interests in the political […]

Publications: Ryan McLennan – “The Cost Of Comfort”

AM recently stopped by the Joshua Liner Gallery to check out a copy of Ryan McLennan’s new book “The Cost of Comfort”. Published by Triple Stamp Press, the special edition book is actually a loose-leaf art book that contains 20 specially selected 9″x12″ giclee prints and comes encased in a custom made pine/birch wood box. Of course, each book is hand signed by Ryan himself. To get yours contact the gallery. Check out the our detailed shots after the jump.

Releases: Jose Parla x T.I. & REAS x B.o.B for Complex Magazine

Looks like Complex Magazine has got a nice little formula built up using great art and music again mashing up nice artistic combos of Jose Parla x T.I. (above) and REAS (Todd James) x B.o.B. (seen after the jump) for the cover of the coming August/September issue of the magazine (your choice). Complex of course aims to give you twice your bang for the buck as one can reverse the “maggie” to find another cover of Lindsay Lohan x KAWS on the flip-side. The issue will be […]

Video: Kaws x Lindsay Lohan x Complex

It looks like Lindsay Lohan might be doing some jail time soon in the near future, but she did find time to do a photoshoot with Complex that is sure to be the fantasy of some art collectors out there. The troubled celebrity poses with plenty of KAWS graphics as well as with his 4 foot companion and will be the cover of the new issue of the magazine. Take a look at the behind the scenes video after the jump as well as a […]

Books: Faile – “Prints + Originals 1999–2009”

Our friends at Gestalten seem to be on fire recently with another key publication for the street/urban art genre. This time focusing on Faile, hardcover book “Faile: Prints + Originals 1999–2009″ is a comprehensive book chronicling the works of the New York based artistic collective over the past 10 years. From their signature silkscreen and hand stained prints to their unforgettable originals, the Patrick’s are sure to please their fans with what looks to be a photo rich and meticulous journal of their incredible works from the past decade. We’ll […]

Previews: David Choe Monograph Book

David Choe’s (featured) is finally set to release his monograph from Chronicle Books. The self-titled book is 10 years in the making as it details the life, art and cool happenings from David’s illustrious career thus far. We can tell you how awesome this 288 page bad boy is, because we were fortunate enough to preview this with David when we visited his studio before his amazing “Nothing to Declare” show at LAzarides 90210. The good folks at Chronicle had just FedEx’d him a publisher’s proof for […]

Giveaway: “Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art” (Part II)

Based on the successful turnouts at both the London’s Phillips de Pury and New York’s Deitch Projects release parties the past few weeks, it’s safe to say that Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie was very well received. Now we’re sure some of those that have picked up the book may have wondered why a few urban art cornerstone’s were not included? But after talking with one of the book’s Authors, some obvious artists (Ahem… Banksy, Barry McGee, and a few […]

Openings: “Beyond the Street” NY Book Launch @ Deitch Projects

Imagine the days of high school where it’s the last week of school before summer hits and everyone is saying their goodbyes while signing each other’s yearbooks. That was the scene as AM attended the last public event at the legendary Deitch Projects and as expected, it was a blast! Set to the background of Shepard Fairey’s intense “May Day” exhibition, the book launch for Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art”, by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, drew a veritable […]

“Beyond the Street” NY book launch @ Deitch Projects

AM UK recently attended the bustling evening that was the London launch of Patrick Nguyen & Stuart Mackenzie’s “Beyond The Street” book, hosted at Phillips de Pury. The level of support for the book came over extremely positively in the number of people that attended the event. Now, New York gets it’s turn as the stateside launch party is to be held next Thursday 27th May at Deitch Projects. Bring your copy of the book along or grab a copy at a discounted rate at […]