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Upcoming: Thinkspace Curated “LAX / HKG” @ Above Second

On November 16th, the Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong will be welcoming in Thinkspace to curate a group show at their showspace (like we did for our East West Connect show last year). Slated to contribute pieces for the show are artists Amy Sol, Audrey Kawasaki, Brian M. Viveros, Dabs Myla, Esao Andrews, Joao Ruas, Linnea Strid, and Yosuke Ueno. If the trippy new piece from Andrews (seen above) is any indication, art fans in Hong Kong will want to make it out this opening for […]

Openings: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

A couple Saturdays ago, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City hosted the opening for Wild at Heart, a benefit show where some of the proceeds went towards Born Free USA. The group exhibition featured artists and their choice of endangered species to paint or work with leading to some great pieces being created. Co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner, the impressive lineup included Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Mary Iverson, Amy […]

Preview: “Death and the Maiden” @ Roq La Rue

Tomorrow night (June 8th), Roq La Rue will be presenting a group show entitled Death and the Maiden featuring works from Kazuki Takamatsu, Femke Hiemstra, Travis Louie, Glenn Barr, Esao Andrews (seen above), Andrew Hem, Sylvia Ji, Peter Gronquist, Marco Mazzoni, Ciou, Lisa Petrucci, Laurie Lee Brom, Amanda Manitach, Jessica McCourt, Madeline Von Foerster, and Jessica Joslin. Artists were ask to submit pieces based on the medieval theme of a maiden dancing with a skeleton, a metaphor for the fact “no one gets out alive,” […]

Openings: “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” @ Copro Gallery

A couple weeks ago, the 20th anniversary of cult hit television show Twin Peaks was celebrated with a group exhibition at the Copro Gallery entitled Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. A diverse set of artists were ask to create artwork based thematically on the dark side and imagery from the show including Shag, Brett Amory, Esao Andrews, Glenn Barr, Chris Berens, Tim Biskup, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Sas Christian, Colin Christian, Lori Earley, Stella Im Hultberg, Jessica Joslin, Andy Kehoe, Dan May, Tara McPherson, Chris Peters, Dan […]

Preview: “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” @ Copro Gallery

As a followup to a similarly themed show last year, the Copro Gallery will be hosting Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me next Saturday, April 21st. Besides artwork depicting the dark side of the iconic television series, the event will also feature unreleased music from the series, David Lynch coffee and donuts, and a video installation of the Red Room as well as many other surprises and surprise guests. More preview images after the jump…

Openings: Esao Andrews – “Nowhere” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Recently, Thinkspace Gallery hosted a solo exhibition by artist Esao Andrews (interviewed) entitled Nowhere. The night featured a great collection of artwork that touches upon various themes which fuse a sense of reality with an aura of the fantastical. Pastel colors contrast nicely with dark colors which give the artwork a sense of brooding and melancholy. The artist was present for the exhibit and briefly discussed his affinity for at times referencing real life events and places and then utilizing those images as the means […]

Preview: Allison Sommers – “Potter’s Field” @ Thinkspace

We’ve already told you about Esao Andrew’s solo coming up this Saturday night (January 7th) at Thinkspace, but you should also note that Allison Sommers (interviewed) will be presenting a new body of work as well entitled Potter’s Field. The showing will include seven gouache works on illustration board including her largest to date (over 3 x 4 feet) alongside 12 Souvenirs Of War that created within tiny antique German matchboxes. You can check out some of her inspirations for the paintings here and also more preview […]

Teaser: Esao Andrews – “Nowhere” @ Thinkspace

As Art Basel Week Miami starts to wind down, although we still have much to show you, some of our attention turns to the shows coming up soon. One of the ones we are looking forward to opens on January 7th at Thinkspace. Nowhere will feature the surreal visions of Esao Andrews, and if the glimpse at some of what he is working on is any indicaiton, fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat. Show card after the jump…

Releases: Esao Andrews – “Drifters”

Tomorrow, October 26th (3pm EST), Esao Andrews will be selling 16″ x 20″ prints Drifters, a painting first seen at his New York solo (covered) back in September of last year. The new limited edition offering will be in a run of 90 and cost $90. Even more tempting is the little doodle you see in the lower right-hand corner – an original drawing on each print. Hopefully this will tide over his fans until next year when he hits up Thinkspace for his next […]

Openings: “Dark Pop 3.0” @ Last Rites Gallery

The third installment of Last Rites Gallery’s annual group exhibition Dark Pop 3.0 opened this weekend in New York. The show brought together some intriguing work from a diverse group of names, whose work is either intimately or loosely synonymous with a pop art aesthetic within their various genres. With a directive to err on the darker end of the spectrum, such artists as Scott Musgrove, Mark Dean Veca, Buff Monster, Glenn Barr, Brian Despain, Esao Andrews and Gaia produced work that was decidedly foreboding, […]