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Teaser: Aryz – “Style Is The Limit” @ Fifty24SF

Upstart Spanish street sensation Aryz has been very busy working on outdoor murals since he burst onto the scene a couple years ago. With his focus on the streets, he hasn’t had much time to transition to gallery work (see his 2011 show in Spain), so it will be interesting to see his solo coming up April 19th at Fifty24SF in San Francisco which will apparently might include some sculptural pieces as well. Follow his instagram here to get more glimpses of what to expect. […]

Preview: Ripo – “Cut From the Chase” @ White Walls

Ripo (aka Max Rippon) is a New York City native currently residing in Barcelona, where he has steadily been preparing for his latest show Cut From The Chase opening at White Walls in San Francisco. In recent years, Ripo has flown all over the globe, getting up with his large scale crafty typography in 36 something countries, while managing to keep his feet firmly planted on the ground. In this latest body of work, Ripo (who is clearly no novice when it comes to flipping his script), […]

Openings: Remio – “Man in Transition” @ Guerrero Gallery

San Francisco’s Guerrero Gallery recently hosted a fresh new exhibition from Remio. Entitled Man In Transition, this new body of work (previewed) was a reminder of how fun art can be both indoors and out. Utilizing surfboards, hand cranked zines, installations and a variety of graff techniques, Remio showed his talents and was not shy about taking chances. From precise pen and ink drawings to loose and abstract faces that convey the emotion and mood at the moment of creation, Remio took on the task of filling […]

Streets: How & Nosm (San Francisco)

AM caught up with How & Nosm in San Francisco just as they were completing their piece on the corner Hyde & Turk in a gated parking lot in the Tenderloin. The New York-based twins have been working at a lightning pace to make the most out of the daylight during their short stay in town. Check out more pics below, as well as their Instagram, which documented the progress. Discuss How & Nosm here.

Openings: David Choong Lee – “Organic Updates” @ 111 Minna

Last week, AM decided stroll by 111 Minna Gallery to check out David Choong Lee’s latest effort, Organic Updates (previewed), which features a series of large clusters consisting of wood panels of painting, graffiti and collage, that are arranged to give the work a massive organic feel. I forgot to ask if purchase comes with a diagram for installation (maybe David is willing to consult via Skype). Check out photos from opening night below… definitely recommended to view in person while it’s still up! Discuss […]

Openings: Jay Howell – “Enthusiastic Person” @ FFDG

Last week, Fecal Face Dot Gallery (FFDG) hosted the opening of Jay Howell’s solo show Enthusiastic Person(previewed). On Howell’s resume is the character designer of Bob’s Burgers and co-creator & art director of the upcoming show, Sanjay and Craig. His latest show consists of mixed media on paper and sculptures featuring the cast of characters familiar to his work. Check out photos of the opening below. Discuss this show here.

Upcoming: Charmaine Olivia – “Muses” @ Shooting Gallery

This Saturday (February 9th), Charmaine Olivia will be opening her new show at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. Entitled Muses, the exhibition will be a followup to her showing there in 2012 (covered) and will feature oil paintings focused on feminine beauty. The colorful new body of work is more passionate exploration of portraiture than previous shows.  She states – “Each painting was inspired by an image of a woman with a certain look, a soft quality or expression that drew me to her […]

Preview: Tim Doyle – “UnReal Estate II” @ Spoke Art

Tomorrow night (February 7th), Spoke Art will again be the site of a solo show from Tim Doyle in San Francisco. The Austin-based illustrator and screen printer will once again be reprising his re-interpretations of famous TV show locations with a new body of work entitled UnReal Estate II (see part I from 2012 here). Clever takes on this unique subject matter include renderings of familiar places from shows like Futurama, Arrested Development, Firefly, The Sopranos, Deadwood, The Simpsons, and more…

Setup: Remio & Tim Diet @ Guerrero Gallery

AM recently stopped by San Francisco to visit Guerrero Gallery and caught the setup by Remio & Tim Diet as they prepared for their opening this Saturday. First up is Remio, known as a great writer around the world (part of both Barry McGee’s DFW/THR and Os Gemeos’ VLOK crew), bringing a impactful show entitled Man In Transition. Moving his street roots into the gallery realm, we enjoyed his “cluster faces” where he painted faces based on his graff style. At face value, it may look simple, but upon closer inspection the colors & textures […]

Installations / Previews: David Choong Lee – “Organic Updates” @ 111 Minna

Opening tonight (February 1st) in San Francisco at the 111 Minna Gallery will be a new showing from David Choong Lee. We last witnessed a large body of work (covered) from the SF-based artist back in 2010 in Los Angeles, and in comparison, this new exhibition Organic Updates will also feature more clusters and wall installations created with elements of graffiti, collage, and painting. Photo credit: Kevin Tyler Muncy.