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ArtMRKT San Francisco ’12 – “Highlights”

artMRKT is one of the art fairs taking place in San Francisco over the weekend, with over 70 modern and contemporary galleries at the Concourse Exhibition Center. AM was able to check out Thursday evening’s preview, which was fully catered with mini-corndogs, cocktail shrimp, mozzarella and booze – the perfect mixture to get you in the mood for buying art! A few gems were on display, which included new works from Jonathan Viner (Sloan Art), Evan B Harris (Red Truck Gallery), Brendan Monroe (Park Life), […]

Benefit: “Idea for the Here and Now” @ Fountain Fair

Christina Ray Gallery (formerly Glowlab) and Fountain Art Fair are behind an unique group exhibition to benefit Transformazium, an emerging collaborative arts center in Braddock, Pennsylvania. The show, called “Idea for the Here and Now,” will feature prints by David Ellis, Steve Powers, Jose Parla, Swoon and others based on the idea of “the transformation of resources into tangible social and economic benefits for small communities and the world at large.” The limited edition screenprints were all hand-pulled at the Braddock Screen Printing Shop, and […]

Basel Week Miami ’09: Kehinde Wiley x Michael Jackson

Stepping into the Deitch booth at Art Basel today, our attention was immediately drawn to the huge Michael Jackson painting by Kehinde Wiley. Apparently, Jackson contacted Kehinde a while back about a commission portrait after seeing his work at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, but Kehinde blew it off because he thought it was a joke. When Kehinde realized it was a real request, he sent over some art historical books to Jackson for him to look overbut unfortunately, the singer passed away before he […]