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Teaser: JR – “Women Are Heroes” @ Galerie Springmann.Varol

French photographer and activist JR will be opening his first show in Germany soon at the newly opened Gallery Springmann.Varol (formed with AM contributor Selim Varol) in Duesseldorf. The exhibition will be another showing of JR’s project, “Women Are Heroes”, (previously seen in Paris and London), which is also the subject of his film recently nominated for the Golden Camera at the Cannes Festival. From what we hear, the famed street photographer will be preparing a sick wall installation of 128 of his signature “speaker-eyes” […]

Video: Ed Templeton – “The Cemetery of Reason” @ S.M.A.K.

Ed Templeton recently opened his biggest museum show ever in Belgium at S.M.A.K with over 1200 works from all over the world serving as a mid-career survey for the American photographer and contemporary artist. “The Cemetery of Reason” features old and new work including paintings, photographs, silkscreens, and painted objects, many of which are arranged into some pretty awesome clusters. Take a look at some opening footage as well as Templeton’s commentary on the new exhibition. Via Hypebeast.

Overtime: April 4th – 10th

Nicole Dextras weedrobe sculptures (via booooooom). Kelsey Brookes work in progress. Google sued by artists and photographers. Lichtenstein’s homage to Monet. A peek at the Ed Templeton retrospective at S.M.A.K. Video interviews of Nunca & Futura. Non video interview of Os Gemeos. Stop-motion skateboard photography animation and flip-motion animation on crack. Artnews features Swoon, who was by the way, doing work in Zambia. Aakash Nihilani in reverse. Broken Fingaz channels Blu. Shepard Fairey temporarily on Melrose. Armsrock lights up Lueneburg. Pics from the Kathie Olivas/Brandt […]

Preview: Guerrero Gallery – April Group Show

Last month, Guerrero Gallery made its San Fran debut with a smashing opening (covered). Now, we get to see another curated exhibition featuring another 20 artists from the background of sculpture, photography, painting, and collage. The lineup features Adam Wallacavage, Albert Reyes, Alexis Mackenzie, Andy Diaz Hope, Brian Cooper, Chris Yormick, Cody Hoyt, Cody Hudson, Frohawk Two-Feathers, Greg Lamarche, Jacob Whibley, James Hopkins, James Marshall, Jay Howell, Jon Bocksel, KC Ortiz, Kelsey Brookes, Michael Rea, Michael Swaney, Mike Davis, Ryan Jaenke, Scott Anderson and Ted […]

Openings: Usugrow – “Hasadhu, In The Night Before a Storm” @ StolenSpace

After curating a series of Shinganist shows, Japanese urban artist Usugrow opened his own solo show last week at the StolenSpace Gallery with a collection of paintings, figures, and photographs. This time, he brought along his alterego “Hasadhu”, a fictional character created by Usugrow to reflect his own thoughts, in a show that he describes as “a big storm which will engulf everybody around him and the process of making artwork as the calm night before the storm.” As always, Usugrow’s unique combination of the […]

“Small Victories” Photo Project

Booooooom! is running a contest where readers can submit 4″ x 6″ photos about “the quietly beautiful, unintentionally funny, people and things all around us.” This will culminate in a show in May in Hong Kong with our friends at the Above Second Gallery. Full details on submissions here.

LAzarides 90210 heats up Los Angeles this summer

Remember last year when we broke the news about Lazarides moving their famous Outsiders show to LA? Well, they decided to step up their pop-up show efforts by expanding their LA presence to 4 shows that will last through this summer. The still secret 8000 ft gallery space will be situated in the famous high end district of Beverly Hills. The line up is nothing short of spectacular with David Choe (featured) to kick off with an opening April 23rd, followed by JR, Vhils, Conor Harrington, and Antony Micallef […]

Releases: Ryan McGinley – “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” Limited Edition Book

To accompany Ryan McGinley’s insanely popular exhibition (the opening had to be shut down by the fire marshal due to the volume of the crowd) Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Dashwood Books has released a limited edition, hardcover book featuring images from the acclaimed photographer’s current show at Team Gallery. The $95 book, an edition of 2,000, is the artist’s “most ambitious book to date, a beautifully produced volume, luxuriously printed in tritone with a folded poster wrap.” It looks as though all 100 images […]

Releases: Ed Templeton – “Drinking the Kool-Aid” Artist Book

Mörel Books, publisher of the highly acclaimed and gorgeous Moonmilk book by Ryan McGinley, is coming out with a book by fellow photographer, artist, and skateboard legend Ed Templeton. Templeton, a Huntington Beach, CA native and resident, works in multiple mediums while exploring his surroundings, personal relationships, and the outskirts of suburban life. The artist, who was featured in the milestone Beautiful Losers show, currently has a show of photographs, titled The Seconds Pass, on view at Roberts & Tilton. More about the book after […]

Openings: Ryan McGinley – “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” @ Team Gallery

Thursday night, Ryan McGinley opened his latest body or work “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” at SOHO’s Team Gallery. This homecoming show for the young and talented photographer was jammed packed from the opening moments – it almost seemed that every other attendee in the dense crowd was a friend or acquaintance of the renowned photographer. Ryan was very gracious as he took time to greet every fan that approached him. As we noted in our first preview, this body of work is a departure […]