On March 30th, Michael Kohn Gallery will inaugurate their new project space (dubbed Michael Kohn Projects) at 7270 Beverly Blvd with a solo showing from Marion Peck. The LA-based pop surrealist painter, wife of Mark Ryden, has eleven new works to share collectively entitled Animals, placing her creatures in “various situations and often anthropomorphized to reflect human emotion and mental states.” Here are couple preview images to tide you over until Saturday night. Discuss this show here. Discuss Marion Peck here.
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Last night, the Chinatown location of LeBasse Projects hosted Mixtape Los Angeles, a group show curated by by Jessicka Adams and Brian Wakil of Dark Dark Science with part of the proceeds going to Downtown Dog Rescue and Stray Cat Alliance. Twenty four artists created pieces that explored “the effect of music on the process of creation” including Camille Rose Garcia, Elizabeth McGrath, Gary Baseman, Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Matthew Bone, Melissa Haslam, Tara McPherson, Tim Biskup and more. Check out this sweet dissected Abe Lincoln piece from Ryden […]
Last weekend in Santa Monica, Juxtapoz celebrated 18 years of sharing art with the masses with a group exhibition at the Copro Gallery. Featuring work from a plethora of creatives that have graced their pages and website through the years – from emerging artists to established giants including Robert Williams, Todd Schorr, Mark Ryden, Camille Rose Garcia, and more. Photos from the opening after the jump…
This Saturday night, March 24th, the Copro Gallery in Santa Monica will play host to a group exhibition celebrating 18 years of Juxtapoz goodness. An excellent lineup of artists have submitted work to pay their respects to the counter-culture magazine that has revolutionized the art scene including Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Andrew Schoultz, Souther Salazar, Anthony Ausgang, Tiffany Bozic, Candice Tripp, SHAG and many more. Take a look at more preview images and the showcard after the jump…
As you must have realized from the article on our studio visit with Aakash Nihalani that we published yesterday, Armory Week is just around the corner. Running from March 8th to 11th, the preeminent New York art fair (along with satellites) will be keeping AM busy in the upcoming days. One of the booths in the main fair that we will be visiting will be Richard Heller’s with his lineup of Corey Arnold, Amy Bennett, Ernesto Caivano, Edward del Rosario, David Jien, Marion Peck, Paco Pomet, […]
Earlier today, Marion Peck released a new limited edition print through Porterhouse Fine Art entitled The Salmon Spirit. This signed and numbered offering will be in an edition size of 100, 19″ x 20″, and priced at $300, with all proceeds going towards benefiting the Nature Conservancy. Currently still available, go here if you are interested in adding it to your collection. Discuss Marion Peck here.
After hosting the first part of their 25th anniversary group show last month, La Luz De Jesus makes room for the opening of round two of the festivities on November 4th. With such a rich and storied tradition and one of the early visionaries in the game, Billy Shire, as the gallery owner, the long list of participants necessitated splitting the celebration into two parts. Next up is a lineup that includes Ana Bagayan, Shawn Barber, Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, Bob Dob, Michael Hussar, Jordin Isip, Jessica […]
A couple weeks ago, Marion Peck along with husband Mark Ryden hosted a book signing for Peck’s first fine art monograph, Animal Love Summer, at Sloan Fine Art in New York. This coincided with her recently opened and current show What You Are, So Once Were We which featured new paintings (large and small) and sculptural pieces. What really drew us in though were the portrait pieces styled after vintage photographs, each with a story to tell. Take a look at more photos after the […]
As we move into the holiday season and a lull in the art world, there are still some shows worthy of attending before the end of the year. One such is Marion Peck’s What You Are, So Once Were We for Sloan Fine Art opening on December 16th. The new body of work includes paintings, smaller sepia-toned portraits, and sculptural work that draws inspiration Victorian sensibility and challenges our contemporary relationship with death. As she explains, “Looking into the face of a stranger, someone who […]
The “Pop Surrealism“ museum show AM recently previewed is now showing at the Carandente Museum in Spoleto, Italy. Put together by Rome’s Dorothy Circus Gallery, with assistance from New York’s Jonathan Levine Gallery, the exhibition brings together 45 artists from the new contemporary scene, including Mark Ryden, Marion Peck, Tara MacPherson, Jeff Soto, Travis Louie and a wonderful piece from Joe Sorren. The majority of the work was loaned by collectors, with the lion’s share from owner of Dorothy Circus, Alexandra Mazzanti’s own collection. The Carandente […]