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Previews: Isaac Cordal – “Cement Eclipses” @ Anno Domini

On this Friday (September 6th), Spanish artist Isaac Cordal will be bringing his Cement Eclipses stateside for a showing at Anno Domini in San Jose, California. His street interventions consisting of sculptures steeped with political and social implications have been hitting countries around the world for several years now. No doubt some of these pieces and the resulting photography will be appearing in some form at this latest exhibition. Discuss Isaac Cordal here.

Upcoming: Kamea Hadar – “Face Value” @ Cukui

Our friend Kamea Hadar, artist and one of the lead directors of the annual POW WOW event in Hawaii, will be opening a show next week at Cukui in San Jose, California. Entitled Face Value, the new canvas paintings continues his dynamic exploration of the human form. As with much of his work, there are subtle cultural references that come from his roots in the Aloha State that can be seen when one looks closely. The opening is on August 16th from 7-10 pm – […]

Preview: Mark Dean Veca – “Raging Opulence” @ San Jose Museum of Art

For those who enjoyed Mark Dean Veca’s (interviewed) installation and paintings for the Space//Form show (covered), you may want to head over on Saturday (September 29) to check the opening of his latest project at the San Jose Museum of Art – Raging Opulence. Composed of a psychedelic mix of fiery reds and oranges in a Toile de Jouy meets pop culture aesthetic, this fourth fourth and final chapter in the Phantasmagoria saga is entitled Son of Phantasmagoria. Follow updates of the mural on MDV’s new process blog here. Discuss Mark Dean Veca […]

Openings: Mitsy Ávila Ovalles – “When You Grow Up, Your Heart Dies” @ Cukui

Last Thursday, Bay Area artist Mitsy Ávila Ovalles opened up her latest solo show in her hometown of San Jose at Cukui, a clothing store that also holds monthly art exhibitions on one end. Her work is done in a wide variety of mediums that include painting, crochet and digital, which is heavily influenced by Mexican pop culture, b-list celebrities, food and sports (like a misguided Dodger fan). Most of her paintings are heavily textured and has the feel of a weathered collage (upon close […]