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Openings: Derek Albeck – “Mysterious Strangers” @ POVevolving

A couple weekends ago when AM attended the opening of Nate Frizzell’s solo show in Chinatown, we also stopped by the adjacent POVevolving Gallery to check out Derek Albeck’s newest work. The show entitled Mysterious Strangers featured a mix of work including some unique hard to describe photographic transfers rendered in powdered graphite as well as large two panel self-portrait. More opening photos after the jump…

Preview: Aftershock LA – Art Auction Benefit

An eclectic art show and event, Aftershock LA, organized by Cafe Mode, is set to open tonight, May 15th at the Royal/T Cafe. The benefit (tickets $25 at the door) is put on to help raise money for Build Change, an international non-profit that designs earthquake-resistant house in developing countries and trains people to build them. A number of artists you will be familiar with if you read AM regularly, like James Jean (interviewed) seen above, will be participating so if you are interested, take […]

Openings: Marco Zamora and Derek Albeck – “The Fool” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Last Thursday night, AM visited the Fecal Face Dot Gallery’s opening of their latest show – “The Fool”. Combining the talents of two LA artists, Marco Zamora and Derek Albeck, “The Fool” is a perfectly curated and highly cohesive exposition of two wonderfully cohesive styles. Utilizing muted subjects, bright splashes of color, and the occasional reflective surface, “The Fool” is an intriguing look at a variety of subjects, from society’s downtrodden to the viewer themselves. Opening photos after the jump.

Preview: Marco Zamora & Derek Albeck – “The Fool” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

The work of Los Angeles based artist Marco Zamora caught our eye recently as we noticed his show at Derek Albeck was opening soon. His imagery of urban landscapes and the people that inhabit it are done monochromatically with interspersed splashes of color, leading to a nice contrast. The show opens tonight, April 1st, at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery in SF so we look forward to seeing how this body of work turns out. Some additional preview images after the jump…

Openings: Poketo Benefit and Art Auction – “F%#K Cancer! We Love Justin.”

AM was in attendance at the “F%#k Cancer! We Love Justin” silent art auction held at Poketo studios. You may not recognize Justin VanHoy’s name, but you’ve undoubtedly seen the work he’s done as art director of Swindle and his contributions to Obey Clothing, Cobra Snake and Wired Magazine. All proceeds from the event went directly to support Justin’s recovery from a successful bone marrow transplant after a relapse of lukemia. The big contributor of the evening was Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Paul Weitz, who went […]

Preview: Nobody Walks in LA @ Master Art (Spain)

“Nobody walks in LA” is a show that will be exposing some Los Angeles based emerging artists to the Barcelona art scene put together by our friends over at Daily Dujour and Tina Ziegler from Atticus Gallery BCN. Artists include Amanda Visell, Derek Albeck, Edwin Ushiro, Jack Long, Jeremy Lynch, Joe Ledbetter, KMNDZ, Mike Shinoda, Nate Frizzell, Nathan Ota, Randy Noborikawa, Scott Belcastro, Tessar Lo (seen above), Tiffany Liu, Tom Haubrick, and Yoskay Yamamoto. Take a look at the full list of artists after the […]