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Events: Benefit for the People of Haiti @ Sucré, Brooklyn

This Saturday night, David Ellis, José Parlá and other members of The Barnstormers are participating in a benefit to aid the relief effort in Haiti. So head out to Sucré in Clinton Hill/Bed-Stuy, check out some amazing art and music, and support a good cause.

Preview: “Put Your Finger On The Button” – A Female Photography Show @ New Image Art

New Image Art is holding a photography show next month all from the female perspective. “Put Your Finger On The Button” will open on January 9th and include female photographers Alex Prager, Amanda Marsalis, Ashira Siegel, Brandy Eve, Deanna Templeton, Jeaneen Lund, Kassia Meador, Laura Flippen, Rebecca Wright, Susanne Melanie Berry, Taylor Brittenham, and Cheryl Dunn’s portraits of other artists like the one of Jose Parla seen above. More from Cheryl Dunn after the jump…

Openings: Jose Parla Print Release @ Elms Lester

Jose Parla’s new prints (previewed) look pretty nice framed and are still tempting despite the price point. Elms Lester put on a little event to commemorate the release last weekend that included an exhibition of new and old prints by Parla.  Take a look at all the pics after the jump…

Openings: Basel Week Miami ’09 – “Stages” Exhibition

AM stopped by “Stages” last night on the final leg of its journey.  One of the hottest shows of Art Basel Week opened with many of the artists in attendance including Jose Parla, KAWS, Shepard Fairey (featured), D-zine, Futura, Rossom Crowe, Os Gemeos, Tom Sachs, and Eric White (seen above with his mother – a cancer survivor). The paintings will be auctioned off to benefit LIVESTRONG and the fight against cancer. More pics after the jump…

Openings: Basel Week Miami ’09 – OHWOW Gallery

To kick off Art Basel, Miami staple OHWOW Gallery opened two ambitious shows last night – the group effort “It Ain’t Fair 2009” as well as David Lynch, Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse’s “Dark Night of the Soul.” With heavy hitters such as Kaws, Barry McGee and Jose Parla, combined with David Lynch’s photography and Danger Mouse’s music, OHWOW has further cemented themselves as the leaders in the Miami art scene. More pictures after the jump.

Showing: “Natural Selection” @ Atkinson Gallery (UK)

When we heard about an exhibition that was to be curated by Elms Lester at the prestigious Atkinson Gallery in Somerset, it definitely stoked our interest. Then, when we read that the list of artists participating  included Adam Neate (interviewed), Jose Parla, Phil Frost, Boris Tellegen (DELTA), Anthony Lister (interviewed), James Marshall aka DALEK (interviewed), Futura, Mark Dean Veca (interviewed), Ron English (featured), Stash, and WK Interact, we knew it was an exhibition to keep an eye on. “Natural Selection” will be on display until […]

Releases: Jose Parla – New Prints

Fans of Jose Parla’s urban calligraphy have three more reasons to be happy as word came out this week of three limited edition prints that will be released next month at Elms Lester. The London gallery will be holding a special event on December 5th to commemorate the release of the giclees (with over-layering of Parla’s trademark, free-flowing calligraphic markings using multiple hand printed silk-screens). All three will be editions of 100 and priced from £750 – £850. Images after the jump…

Update: “The Thousands” Group Exhibition @ Village Underground

We are very excited about our friend RJ’s upcoming group show “The Thousands” at Village Underground, which opens tonight, November 18th. In addition to Jose Parla (above), the exhibition will include work from some of the best street artists in the world: WK Interact, Swoon (interviewed), Faile, Os Gemeos, Banksy, Know Hope, Nick Walker (interviewed), Adam Neate (interviewed), KAWS, Judith Supine, Herakut (interviewed), Chris Stain (interviewed), Armsrock (interviewed), Barry McGee, Elbow-Toe (interviewed) and more. The opening will also double as the launch for RJ’s fantastic book The Thousands: Painting Outside, Breaking In […]

50 Parties Art Auction @ Ryan McGinness Studios

On Friday, AM had the pleasure of attending one of Ryan McGinness‘ exclusive 50 Parties events held at his SOHO studio. Given that all the major New York auction houses had held their fall sales during the week, it was appropriate that McGinness’ party that night was itself an auction – but one in which the artists themselves were the sellers, with no auction house taking a commission. Sixteen works were on the block, including pieces by David Ellis, Jose Parla, Cheryl Dunn, Todd “REAS” […]

Openings: LIVESTRONG x Nike Stages Exhibition (NYC) @ Deitch Projects

As anticipated, the highly praised “Stages” exhibition made it’s US debut yesterday in a beautiful pop-up space hosted by Deitch Projects in New York’s Soho district. As we mentioned when the show debuted in Paris (covered), “Stages” is a traveling exhibition curated by Nike and Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong Foundation to elevate awareness of the fight against cancer with some of the art world’s most influential artists. AM was invited to attend the press preview and to speak with the all-star cast of artists about their works. We […]