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Setup: Revok, Rime, and Roid – “Perseverance” @ Known Gallery

REVOK, RIME, and ROID. Despite growing up and coming of age in different parts of the world (Riverside, Brooklyn, and London respectively), these three influential writers share a deep love for their outlawed art and a passion to stay true to their roots even though life gave them many reasons to give up. Tomorrow night, the Known Gallery will be displaying new work that all three developed together while spending some time in Detroit in the aptly named joint show Perseverance. AM stopped by to […]

Preview: Ken Garduno – “Golden Structure” @ LeBasse Projects – Chinatown

Tomorrow night, August 19th, Ken Garduno will be presenting a new body of work at the LeBasse Projects Chinatown location. Golden Structure features the LA-based artist’s watercolor and ink paintings where he will be exploring themes of relationships. The often unsettling facial expressions and settings create a “dialog riddled with jealosy, betrayal, and a prounounced sense of sexual tension.” More preview images after the jump…

Openings: “Street Art Saved My Life” @ C.A.V.E. Gallery

Last Friday, the C.A.V.E. Gallery and Brooklyn Street Art in collaboration with Thinkspace presented an exhibit titled 39 Stories: Street Art Saved My Life. The exhibit featured 39 different artists including the likes of Anthony Lister, Futura, Judith Supine, Know Hope, Faile, and Swoon to many other names familiar to AM readers. The show was meant to display the current street art scene that’s taking place across New York and the surrounding areas. Although not all artists were born in that region, all of them […]

Videos / Teaser: Mark Whalen – “Anomaly” @ Merry Karnowksy

Coming up next month, Mark Whalen (aka Kill Pixie) will be unleashing a new body of work for Merry Karnowksy Gallery where he showed last October. Although we’ll be looking forward to seeing the progression of his signature characters in their geometric environs, what blew us away were the animations he has been working on. Talk about next level shit. Also, a preview image after the jump…

Openings: Dabs Myla – “The Best of Times” @ Thinkspace

This past weekend, Thinkspace Gallery unveiled a new exhibit by couple and Australian artists Dabs Myla. Featuring a collection of 3d objects, sketches and paintings, the show was packed from the start and offered the visitors a visual eye feast. Titled as The Best of Times, the latest showing featured a retrospective of their last two years spent across California and the Pacific Northwest. Walls were covered with their iconic animation style and objects hung from the ceiling. Plus, the space featured photographs and small […]

Openings: Rob Sato – “The Open End” @ Copro Gallery

Last weekend, the Copro Gallery unveiled new work by artist Rob Sato. Named The Open End, the exhibition showed a variety of the artist’s latest art which continues to be nothing short of impressive. Various pieces on display featured a combination of the organic and the mechanical, but without going to either side of the spectrum. As usual, his artwork features a great sense of storytelling and movement that’s not always easy to capture on a canvas or print. However, his technique and style lends […]

Teaser: “The Old School Video Game Art Show” @ Gallery 1988 – Venice

Next month, the Venice, California location for Gallery 1988 will be hosting the straightforwardly named The Old School Video Game Art Show. In what promises to be a nostalgic evening, artists like Dabs Myla, Dave MacDowell, Greg Simkins, Jeremy Asher Lynch, Kevin Tong, Mark Brown, Meggs, Michael Page, and many others will be using their favorite childhood videogames as their muse. Here is your first taste of what to expect, A Boy and His Dodongo from Allison Sommers, certainly a reference that Zelda fans out […]

Preview / Installation: Dabs Myla – “The Best of Times” @ Thinkspace

This coming weekend, the duo known as Dabs Myla will present their latest solo exhibit over at Culver City’s Thinkspace Gallery. Titled The Best of Times, the show promises to deliver on their best work up to date which mainly focuses on their recent time spent across the great state of California. Apart from wall to wall paintings featuring their unique and cartoon-like style, the exhibit will feature sketches, drawings and 3D objects which will turn the gallery space into a sort of playhouse. So far, […]

Preview: Rob Sato – “The Open End” @ Copro Gallery

This Saturday night, August 13th at the Copro Gallery, Rob Sato will be opening his newest solo entitled The Open End. It seems the year that has elapsed since the talented painter showed at the same Santa Monica gallery has only served to sharpen his technique and exquisite touch. Each surreal scene he renders is packed with detail so make sure you are there to examine each work in person. More preview images after the jump…

Streets: Anthony Lister Murals (Los Angeles) Part I

Anthony Lister (interviewed) made unbelievably good use of his time when he was in Los Angeles recently for a show at HVW8 getting up all around town. With no less than eight different murals accounted for, we’ll be splitting them up into two articles to make them easier for fans to digest. Starting things off will be the piece he did in Downtown LA (Setup by L.A. Free Walls & Brooklyn Street Art) seen above and then we will move on to the HVW8 gallery […]