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Highlights: Recommended openings (Jan 27 – 30)

As we gear up for February, the last shows of January are upon us this weekend. Los Angeles sees the debut of another new art fair in the form of Art Los Angeles Contemporary taking place at the Pacific Design Center and NYC welcomes Damien Hirst. The place to be this weekend appears to be Brazil though where Baseman (interviewed) and SHAG (interviewed) will be rocking things. As always, no shortage of goodness to go ‘round. Get out and support the arts! Check out the […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Jan 21 – Jan 24

The art machine calms down a bit this week as it rests up for the all the big openings coming up in February. That’s by no means to say there’s no shortage of goodness to go around this week. Maybe not as many openings as the last couple weekends, but there are two major shows opening after this coming weekend that will be turning many heads in their perspective locales – the multi-faceted return of the Grammy show and the Os Gemeos show in Italy. […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for this week Dec 17 – 19

The holidays are upon us and the art world is slowing down to take a lil’ break, but there are still a few shows going off this weekend worth your time. We’ll be back in a couple weeks with a lil’ recap of all the goodness coming up this January. Check out all the holiday festivities after the jump.

Highlights: Recommended openings for this weekend (Nov. 27th/28th)

This is the last weekend before most of the major galleries in the art world descend upon Miami during Art Basel week where well over 20 art fairs will play host to almost 1,000 international galleries. Despite this fact, there are still a few noteworthy shows going off around the world this weekend we wanted to point out. In addition to all the fairs down in Miami next week, there will also be a number of noteworthy special events taking place this year. All in all, […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Nov 19 – Nov 22

As just about every noteworthy gallery in our movement prepares to head down to Miami for all the art fairs the week after next, the amazing shows somehow just keep coming. From the groundbreaking public opening of the amazing new PRISM space on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood this Friday featuring museum size work from the legendary duo of Barry McGee and Phil Frost through to “The Thousands” group show in the UK curated by RJ of Vandalog that just opened last night, there just […]

Highlights: Recommended openings for Nov 13 – 14

Yet another BIG weekend of art happenings is upon us. The art world has been on fire since things kicked back into high gear this past September and the landmark shows just keep coming. Leading the charge this weekend is the big Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary show in downtown Los Angeles. If you are in a place where there’s no show this weekend, you can still support a great cause and be a part of one of the biggest gatherings of artistic force in sometime. Get […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 28 – Nov 3

For those lucky enough to find themselves in NYC this Halloween weekend, you should consider yourselves blessed by the art gods as you will be in the presence of greatness. The one and only Robert Williams returns with his first major showing (previewed) in almost five years at the esteemed Tony Shafrazi Gallery in the heart of Chelsea. Shafrazi’s new gallery took over a year to design, build and transform the space into one of the most beautiful in New York. The grand staircase leads […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 22-24

In 1994, Giant Robot was born with the purpose of documenting and promoting new, up-and-coming, underdog, overlooked, and hybrid Asian and Asian-American popular culture. Fifteen years later, the self-published magazine has not only evolved from a stapled-and-folded zine into a full-color, glossy publication with an international following, but also opened trend-setting shops and influential art galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City. To celebrate the magazine’s longevity, energy, and loyal readership, the second Giant Robot Biennale is being hosted by the Japanese […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For Oct 14-17

Brendan Monroe returns to Los Angeles this weekend after recently moving to Sweden. The word is there will be a huge wall installation described as a portable mural and another installation featuring an array of hanging wood sculptures. The notion of a slew of Monroe wood sculptures up for grabs has us here at AM very excited. Be sure to get down to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica this Saturday bright and early and welcome Brendan back to LA, even if only for a short […]

Highlights: Recommended Openings For October 9-11

October is upon us and with it, an amazing array of shows – two in particular garnering the most press. The first is a show Adam Neate’s fans have been eagerly awaiting for over two years.  We had an opportunity to interview Neate recently and based on what we saw at the special preview night (full coverage to follow soon), he has definitely taken it to another level. The other event we want to draw your attention to is the Beyond Eden New Contemporary Art […]