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Preview: Ian Francis x Kinsey DesForges @ Semi-Permanent Sydney

Rising Contemporary star Ian Francis is set to attend the Semi-Permanent design exhibition in Sydney, Australia. The white hot Bristol phenom has been invited to share his dreamy abstract landscapes and photo-realistic subjects with his fans “down under.” To coincide with the conference, Kinsey DesForges (KDF) has set up an amazing exhibition entitled “New Work” which opens on April 3rd @ MTV Gallery in East Sydney. This secret “pop-up” show follows the stunning sold out show that Ian had with KDF in Los Angeles last fall. If you’re lucky enough […]

Teaser: Audrey Kawasaki @ Space Yui (Japan)

Here is a taste of what Audrey Kawasaki has been working on for her upcoming show at Space Yui in Tokyo opening on May 7th. She says on her blog that there will be about 10 paintings and drawings for the show. Looks like she’s continuing with the laser cutouts that we first saw at her “Drawing Room” show. Discuss this show here. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.

Preview/Interviews: Matt Small – “Youngstarrs” @ Black Rat Press

Matt Small’s long awaited solo show “Youngstarrs” opens at Black Rat Press on Friday, March 27th. Small has developed a unique style of portrait painting which he uses to acknowledge and passionately celebrate individuals on the outskirts of society who are typically ignored or routinely demonized by the media through no fault of their own. Small’s following has been building for some time and this show features a new body of work on salvaged metal and concrete as well as some canvas pieces – definitely […]

Todd Schorr “The World We Live In” Teaser Video

For those looking forward to Todd Schorr’s (interviewed) show this Saturday at Merry Karnowsky (LA), here is a teaser video we worked on with Modus Films. Opening is at 8 pm. See you all there. Discuss Todd Schorr here. Discuss this show here.

Preview/Interviews: Joseph “2H” McSween @ Ronin Gallery

Joseph McSween, better known as 2H, opens his debut Los Angeles solo show this Friday, March 27th at Ronin Gallery. 2H speaks with AM about the artistry behind his alluring female portraits, the epiphany that led to his dramatic growth as an artist and as an individual, as well as future plans and projects. Check out the interview after the jump…

Interviews: Todd Schorr

Todd Schorr’s show, “The World We Live In,” is fast approaching, set to open this Saturday, March 28th at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. Seen above is Schorr in his studio, holding up one of the smaller paintings for the show. As we have seen from this body of work so far, some of the show looks to be an outgrowth from the large “Ape Worship” painting that was part of the “Land of Retinal Delights” exhibit at the Laguna Art Museum. After completing […]

Os Gemeos “Vertigo” @ CCBB: Rio De Janerio

Just when “Carnival” ends in Rio de Janerio, latin street legends Os Gemeos come along to keep Brazil pumping. The twins from Sao Paulo brings their visual parade to the CCBB of Rio de Janerio (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil). This show opens today and runs until May 24th.  Known for their yellow skinned characters rocking colorful festive garbs, these two brothers have been creating awesome murals and fresh installations all over the world, both inside and out. From the looks of things, this show is vintage […]

Teaser: Jab Strong Fierce (Street Fighter Tribute Show) @ Nucleus Gallery

Gallery Nucleus and I am 8-bit are teaming up, with support from CAPCOM, to present a Street Fighter tribute group show entitled “Jab Strong Fierce,” opening on April 25th.  Artists participating include Angry Woebots, Eric Fortune, Israel Sanchez, Khang Le, Luke Chueh, Mari Inukai, Nanospore, Roland Tamayo, and many more.  Take a look at Eric Fortune’s piece as well as more details on the show after the jump…

Shepard Fairey hits up Austin for SXSW Festival

Shepard Fairey did some urban “spring cleaning” in Austin this past weekend in time for the SXSW Festival. Visiting the Lone Star state with buckets of wheat paste and some good old fashion Obey elbow grease, Shepard hit up many prominent spots including Lance Armstrong’s Bike Shop: Mellow Johnny’s, Red 7, Emos, Home Slice, and many more. We have some awesome in-progress pics of gorgeous murals being put up by the man himself. Shepard Fairey’s 2009 “Hat Trick” list: January – Washington DC: Inauguration & Manifest […]

Openings: Luke Chueh – “From Light Cometh Darkness” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Luke Chueh’s “From Light Cometh Darkness” (previewed) opened last night at Corey Helford Gallery. Anticipating a big crowd, AM dropped by Corey Helford about an hour before the show opening to take pictures of Luke’s artwork. It is a good thing we did, as there were already Luke Chueh fans eagerly waiting outside of the gallery when we arrived. When the gallery doors finally opened at 7pm, Luke Chueh did not disappoint. There was a very positive vibe throughout the entire night and Luke’s work was well […]