The London Police (TLP) opened their show tonight at StolenSpace entitled “10 years On The Circle Line.”Â Famous for their “Lads” characters and their simple aesthetic that started about 10 years ago, they come together again to collaborate on a show featuring paintings, photography and a video installation. Their linework is amazing in person, as you consider the iconic “freehand” circle shapes combined with the the new architectural style.Â Photos after the jump…
Aaron Jasinski has a new show at Distinction Gallery opening this Saturday, April 11th. Entitled “Tractus Secretum” (Latin for â€œSecret Space of Time”), the show brings back Aaron’s unique moody blend of characters, robots, andÂ animals, in surrealistic landscapes. His colorful pieces often stir memories of a distant past but also tickles the imagination. Aaron’s pieces for this showÂ are also priced very affordably so check out the entire body of work at Distinction’s website. Preview part of the show after the jump.
AM has long enjoyed the mixed-media watercolor and ink studies of Minnesota based artist Cherri Wood. We are excited about her latest series of works entitled “trouble, clearly” opening tomorrow, April 10th in the project room at Thinkspace Gallery. In an interview with our friends at Sour Harvest, Wood describes her illustrations as “exploring various themes such as idiosyncrasies, isolation, humiliation, and memory. Haunting figures almost coming out of ghost-films appear in ambiguous space in each of my illustrations.” This latest series is her best […]
AM met up with Brandi Milne this past weekend and got a chance to see what she has in store for her new exhibition “Run Rabbit, Run” which opens this Friday, April 10th from 7-11PM at Thinkspace Gallery. As always, you can expect to see a creative body of work from Brandi. There will also be a special installation made up of a collection of hand painted antique books. As an added surprise,Â Brandi is going to have an ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ during her opening reception. […]
Two talented artists, Jeremiah Ketner and Julie West are opening their dual show “Flower Parade” this Friday, April 10th at Rotofugi in Chicago. Ketner and West make a perfect pairing as both their works have a magical fairytale-like feeling to them. Ketner returns with his signature creatures as well as his wonderful colors, drawing viewers into his dream-like world, while West’s feminine characters project a sense of innocence as they interact with a case of different critters. Check out some preview images after the jump…
Daniel Danger and Dan McCarthy (interviewed) had a successful opening this past weekend at Gallery 1988’s San Francisco location. With many of the originals and prints long sold out before the opening, “The Watcher in the Woods” has proven to be quite an accomplishment for these two artists in their West Coast debut. AM swung by the gallery on the opening day. Check out the exclusive pictures after the jump.
My, how time flies.Â The fourth installment in the Grafuck series is set to be released this Saturday, April 11th at Nucleus Gallery. Grafuck 4 features a diverse selection of paintings, photography, and graphic design involving erotic themed art.Â As usual, there a nice mix of well-known and lesser-known artists participating in this year’s exhibition and book release, including James Jean (interviewed) who created the centerfold for this year (seen above). Take a look at the list of artists after the jump.
AM is excited about Berlin-based stencil artist BOXI’s debut United States solo show “Grey Area” opening this Thursday, April 9th at Carmichael Gallery. Best described as a “figurative Logan Hicks,” the photo-realistic effect of his work is the result of a meticulous and labor intensive process involving six separate layers of hand-cut stencils and an equal variation of grayscale coats of paint. This unique technique combined with his formal training at London’s St. Martins School of Art and Design lends to pieces that are rich, […]
Our friends at The Art Collectors are reporting that At Arms LTD. will release a very limited, green vinyl, second pressing of the sold out Hunters, Run! single, which features beautiful art work by Josh Keyes. These will be dropping today sometime before midnight EST, so keep a watchful eye.
Following up on our Shepard Fairey hits up SXSW coverage, MyLocationScouts posted a nice video of Shepard Fairey and the Obey Giant crew wheatpasting on the side of Home Slice Pizza in Austin. It’s always nice to see Shep’s artistry in action, showing off his composition, layering, and tearing skills. Via Hypebeast.