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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 […]

Openings: David Stoupakis & Tom Bagshaw – “Walking Within These Shadows” & “Beautiful Imperfections” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This past weekend, the Corey Helford gallery presented the work of both David Stoupakis and Tom Bagshaw. Titled Walking Within These Shadows, Stoupakis’ exhibit displayed artwork that embraces a dark sensibility mixed with a haunting sense of realism. What’s interesting about his latest show is that he understands how to tell well-developed stories and moments of personal reflections through the use of the canvas. Whether it’s two female characters sitting down in a somber mood or a group of skeleton-like figures moving ahead, the paintings […]

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

This Friday night (August 12th) at the C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice (California), Brooklyn Street Art in collaboration with Thinkspace, will be presenting Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories. The mainly New York lineup will feature artists like Faile, Know Hope, Dan Witz, C215, Anthony Lister, Futura, Gaia, Chris Stain, Kid Acne, Ludo, Nick Walker, Judith Supine, Swoon, Skewville, and many others and will be accompanied by an LA street wall series by selected artists and a public panel lecture and discussion. More preview images […]

Teaser: Lindsey Carr – “Homage to Canton” @ Thinkspace

Scotland-based artist Lindsey Carr, who we have seen in multiple group shows in the past, will be bringing a full set of paintings for her solo at Thinkspace in September. Entitled Homage to Canton, the new body of work will feature her retro-feel illustrations of flora and fauna like the great John James Audubon but with a surreal touch like Scott Musgrove as some of what she paints won’t be found in nature.

Preview: Dan McCarthy @ Gallery 1988 – Melrose

After a successful showing there in 2010, Dan McCarthy (interviewed) returns to the Gallery 1988 gallery on Melrose for his second solo exhibition there. Drawing from his New England scenery and the changing seasons, there’s sure to be some beautiful originals and limited editions up for grabs at the opening August 5th, this Friday. Take a look at some preview images after the jump…

Teaser: James Jean – Rebus book launch and signing @ LACMA

On August 28th, the LACMA will be hosting a signing and launch for James Jean’s (featured) newest book Rebus. Not only will James as well as friend Eric Nakamura (Giant Robot) be on hand reflect on their shared history, some of the artist’s treasured sketchbooks will be on display as well. More info and pics after the jump…