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Openings: “East West Connect” @ Above Second

Last Friday night, the Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong hosted Arrested Motion’s first curatorial project, East West Connect, with a lineup that represented the diverse selection of art we love and cover for you every day. It was gratifying to see that art fans in HK appreciated this type of art as well, evidenced by the turnout and the fact that most pieces that sold so far have found homes with local collectors. We also enjoyed some interesting discussions with attendees on the idea and […]

Preview / Installation: “East West Connect” @ Above Second

The East West Connect show (see our coverage here) is installed and ready to go for tonight’s opening at the Above Second Gallery in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. If you are in town, definitely stop by as we would love to meet you and talk some art. For those interested, you can go here to look at some of the scans of the work in the show, but you need to email [email protected] for the preview PDF or with questions.  See you tonight! Discuss this […]

Update: Faile for “East West Connect” @ Above Second

We’ll be sharing with you a preview of the entire exhibition soon, but here is one more look at one of the pieces from East West Connect, AM’s first curated show (hosted at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong). For those astute Faile fans out there, you will recognize this image from part of the recent outdoor mural they created for the prominent Houston Bowery location in New York. This silkscreen on found book cover is part a triptych that will soon be revealed. Show […]

Update: Luke Chueh for “East West Connect” @ Above Second

The Arrested Motion crew will be flying in to Hong Kong tomorrow as our first curatorial project, East West Connect, opens up at the Above Second Gallery on Friday night. In a couple days, as we install the show, we’ll be able to show you a complete preview, but for now, take a look at this piece from Luke Chueh (interviewed). For this painting, EVERYBODY LOVES PANDA (YELLOW), you can see that Luke’s signature sad bear character is trying to blend in with his new […]

Update: East West Connect @ Above Second (Hong Kong)

On this coming Friday night, November 25th, the Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong will be hosting Arrested Motion’s first curated exhibition. Entitled East West Connect, the showing will introduce some of the artists we cover to the Far East, some of whom have never shown there before including Luke Chueh, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Evah Fan, Stella Im Hultberg, Tat Ito, Akino Kondoh, Travis Louie, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Brendan Monroe, Edwin Ushiro, Nick Walker, and Yoskay Yamamoto. We’ll be there to bring you some onsite coverage, […]

Teaser: Arrested Motion – “East West Connect” @ Above Second (Hong Kong)

For those in Hong Kong, we are excited to announce our first ever curatorial project to be hosted by the Above Second Gallery at the end of next month. East West Connect will feature artists who hail from an Asian background and/or those who have utilized imagery inspired by the Far East in the past. Themes to be explored include ideas of identity for those who have dual cultural allegiances, melding and fusion of artistic influences, and the discussion of the work when brought into […]