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Releases / Launch Night: VNA Issue 14 @ East Gallery London

Our friends at VNA magazine have been dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s on their latest issue set to launch next week. Issue 14 features Sickboy on the cover – fresh in from his solo in Lisbon, and as always, the VNA boys have a special edition of 100 packs with a screenprinted cover available at the launch night to be held on Thursday 10th February at the East Gallery, Brick Lane London. The issue also has features on Mysterious Al, The Voina collective, […]

Preview: Thinkspace Five Year Anniversary Show

Coming this Saturday night, our friends at the Thinkspace Gallery will be holding their Five Year Anniversary Show. As you might expect, with their storied history and drawing from their large roster of artists, the group show is shaping up to be pretty epic. It looks like all the artists are putting some of their best work together – see the Natalia Fabia’s (interviewed) piece above – so make sure you attend the opening on November 6th! We have more preview images for you after […]

Contest: Pedro Matos – “Therefore the King” Print

Lisbon based street artist, Pedro Matos, recently released a limited edition print (details here) of his painting “Therefore the King”. If you remember, the piece was first seen in his solo show at the Montana Shop & Gallery back in June (covered). Pedro has graciously decided to giveaway one the AP’s for this print to one of our readers. Just leave a comment at the end of this post or on our facebook on what your interpretation of the crown in the painting is and […]

Preview: “JEST in Time: The Phylogenesis of Clowns” Benefit @ Distinction Gallery

Clowns are different things to different people. Some have an intense fear of clowns (Coulrophobia), or for some, they are a source of amusement and entertainment. These costumed and masked performers are also fertile subject matter for artists (here and here), but the exhibition we are letting you know about this time, “JEST in Time: The Phylogenesis of Clowns”, will be a benefit show (with all profits to benefit ArtHatch and art scholarships at Palomar college). You can also get a clue as to what […]

Openings: “As They See It” @ 941 Geary

Another group show recently opened at the recently opened 941 Geary Gallery in San Francisco featuring some of the young talent, as well as some more established artists. The show entitled “As They See It” featured work from Kevin Cyr (interviewed), Jessica Hess, Isabel Samaras, Shawn Barber’s (featured), Aaron Nagel, Eric White (interviewed), Robert Burden, Coro, Dave Schubert, Jonathan Darby (featured), Morgan Slade, Akira Beard, Danny Heller, Michael Forbes, Adam Caldwell, Scott Hove, Derek Weisberg, and Pedro Matos who came all the way from Lisbon for […]

Openings: Pedro Matos – “Reality Show” @ Montana Shop & Gallery

Lisbon based street artist, Pedro Matos recently opened up his solo show at the Montana Shop & Gallery.  “Reality Show” featured several paintings, installations, wall murals, and what looked to be a enthusiastic crowd. Congrats to Pedro for a sold out show – check out some pics he sent us from the opening.

Art Stars – Polo Jeans Project

Starting early this year, Polo Jeans Co. Ralph Lauren began commissioning artists all over Europe to customize star shaped “canvases” made from denim. This list includes many artists that readers of AM will be familiar with including Matt Small (interviewed), Pam Glew, Pedro Matos, Herakut (interviewed), Delta, and Case. With the stars and stripes flag as inspiration, the artists created some pretty fantastic pieces that will appear in Polo Jeans Co. stores as well as all together in an exhibition in London at the end […]

Teaser: Pedro Matos – “Reality Show” @ Montana Shop & Gallery

Portuguese artist, Pedro Matos aka DRONE, will be opening a new exhibition in June at the Montana Shop & Gallery in Lisbon. Mixing his figurative painting skills with urban sensibility, the young and self-trained artist works on capturing the “fading” and slowly “disappearing” under-privileged in our society, often placing his gritty work on the streets. Expect some paintings like the one above as well as some site-specific installs for this upcoming show. Showcard after the jump…