The Portland Design Commission recently approved James Jean’s (interviewed) design for the facade of the Fair-Haired Dumbbell, a building currently under construction near Burnside Bridgehead in Portland. The Los Angeles-based artist’s imagery, inspired by roses and thunder eggs, will wrap the 8 sides of the two-building creative office project, and also cover the roof. Read more about the project here. Discuss James Jean here.
Tag Archives: Low Brow & Pop Surrealism
On December 16th, Mark Ryden (interviewed) will be opening a major exhibition at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (CAC Malaga) entitled Cámara de las Maravilla. (for which a replica of the invitation was recently release as a print) Translated as House of Wonders, the exhibition will be the first museum retrospective in Europe for the man known as one of the giants in the Lowbrow art movement. Included will be small and large-format canvases, drawings, dioramas and several sculptures (a stunning example of one which we included here). […]
After about almost a week of painting, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) has completed her contribution to Basel Week Miami – a stunning mural at the Hotel of South Beach. The piece featuring one of her seductive muses surrounded by blooms is part of this year’s “Fearless Walls” curated by Goldman Global Arts // Jessica Goldman. Head over to see her handiwork yourself if you are in town for the festivities as well as check out some of the in-progress photos below… Photo credit: @sashabogojev for Arrested Motion. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.
This year’s edition of the Pulse Art Fair at Indian Beach Park once again proved the reputation of the fair as one of the worthy satellite fairs of Basel Week Miami. Including over 70 galleries and their 200 artists, the fair featured new works from galleries all the way from Colombia, Spain, China to Japan. After visiting both tents of the fair on its second day, we felt the work was well curated, giving a nice overview of exciting new art being produced around the world. Without any order, some of the […]
One of the venues jam-packed with goodness during Basel Week Miami was the Juxtapoz Clubhouse, a special project in conjunction between the magazine and Mana Urban Arts Project. The immersive artist retreat and exhibition space in the Wynwood District features collaborations with different artists, galleries and creatives. Encompassing two large spaces with all exclusive art on view, the event will run until December 4th. Included is a popup show by Jonathan LeVine Gallery, a pop-up store by Detroit-based printers 1xRun, the Whole Glory event from Scott Campbell and MILK Studios, a large mural by […]
Currently at Basel Week Miami, Tim Biskup (featured) has created an immersive art installation in the form of a bar, dancehall, and art gallery. Called The Dog. (1306 North Miami Ave), the space will be open through Saturday night with the schedule of events and RSVP information here. Stop by if you are in town to check out some imagery from the Los Angeles-based artist presented in a way you have never seen before… Photo credit: @sashabogojev for Arrested Motion. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Tim Biskup here.
One of the highly anticipated satellite fairs every year during Basel Week Miami for us is the Scope Art Fair. The 16th edition of the fair returns to the sandy shores of shores of Ocean Drive with 125 international exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities showing their wares. Seen throughout the space were works from many artists that have graced the pages of AM in the past like this new larger than life sculpture from Sergio Garcia at the Thinkspace booth called A Little Conversation Piece. […]
Currently in in town for Basel Week Miami, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) is in the process of painting a pretty sweet mural at the Hotel of South Beach. Already at it for the last 5 days, the Los Angeles-based artist hopes to complete the wall featuring one of her seductive females by tomorrow. The piece she is painting is part of this year’s “Fearless Walls” curated by Goldman Global Arts // Jessica Goldman. Head over for a look yourself if you are in town. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss […]
For this year’s Basel Week Miami, Tim Biskup (featured) will be working on a project called The Dog. (1306 North Miami Ave). The bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one will feature site-specific work from the Southern California-basd artist outside and inside the space with artwork and editions available for those interested. RSVP here and learn about other artists involved and stop by November 30th – Dec 3rd from 6 pm to late. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Tim Biskup here.
Continuing his Whole Glory project, Scott Campbell will be bringing the concept to Basel Week Miami at the Juxtapoz Clubhouse (2400 NW 5th Street). The idea behind project (supported by Milk), which has already been successfully held to London, New York, and Los Angeles, is not for the faint of heart. A play on the infamous “glory hole,” participants will be asked to put their arm inside a hole where the renowned tattoo artist will ink something on their arm from behind the installation without them approving the design […]