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Teaser: “Tiger Tiger Burning Bright” Group Show @ Roq La Rue

Opening in May at the Roq La Rue Gallery will be a group show based around the theme of tigers, inspired by William Blake’s poem “The Tiger” (seen after the jump).  Also, with this being the year of the tiger, the show is quite timely and will be featuring work by Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Robert Hardgrave, Travis Louie (interviewed), Lisa Petrucci, Isabel Samaras, Robert Burden, Jason D’Aquino, Nouar, Jim Blanchard, Angelique Houtcamp, Bob Dob, Anthony Ausgang, Anne Marie Manker, Yumiko Kayukawa, and more. See the […]

Teaser: Yumiko Kayukawa “Wild Wild East”@ Shooting Gallery

After a successful showing at Joshua Liner Gallery (covered), Yumiko Kayukawa hops over to the west coast to hit up Shooting Gallery for her next conquest – “Wild Wild East.” The November 14th show is a whiles away, but we thought you’d drool over this bad-ass little teaser. Discuss Yumiko Kayukawa here.

Openings: Yumiko Kayukawa – “God from the East” & Ben Tour @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Over the weekend, AM attended the opening of two shows at New York’s Joshua Liner Gallery. In the front gallery was Yumiko Kayukawa’s “God from the East,” which consists of a new collection of small- and medium-sized paintings. Kayukawa’s work blends modern and traditional aspects of Japanese culture with a colorful, playful style.  In gallery two, Vancouver-based artist Ben Tour is exhibiting a selection of dark and free-flowing portraits of women on canvas and paper, as well as a large-scale mural. Check all the images, […]

Teaser: Yumiko Kayukawa “Higashi No Kamisama – God from the East” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Here’s a little snapshot from Yumiko Kayukawa from her upcoming show “Higashi No Kamisama – God From the East” show at Joshua Liner Gallery which opens July 11th in NYC. If anyone is wondering if she’ll be attending the show, the answer is yes. She’ll be there in person (just like for her M Modern show), so mark your calendars. Discuss Yumiko Kayukawa here.

Openings: New Brow @ Alternative Cafe & Film Screening

Just in time for South by Southwest (SXSW), Justin from Shooting Gallery set up an art show at Alternative Cafe in Austin that showcased works by many of the artists featured in the film, “New Brow: the Rise of Contemporary Art.” Artists in the film include: Eric Joyner, Charles Krafft, Shawn Barber, Travis Louie, Anthony Ausgang, Ron English, Mike Giant, Isabel Samaras, Camille Rose Garcia, Van Arno, Shepard Fairey, Liz McGrath, Henry Lewis, Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman, Glenn Barr, Kill Pixie, Niagara, Sas & Colin […]

Openings: Matt Dangler & Yumiko Kayukawa @ M Modern

Headed out to Palm Springs last night to attend the opening of Matt Dangler’s “Out From the Whirlwind” (previewed) and Yumiko Kayukawa’s “The Last 34” (previewed).  Matt’s paintings looked to be getting more detailed with this body of work.  He also spent time explaining some of the symbolism and geometry behind each piece leaving us impressed with the amount of planning and thought he gave to each painting.  Yumiko’s show highlighted many of the endangered species around the world including polar bears, elephants and leopards.  […]

Preview: Yumiko Kayukawa @ M Modern

Japan native Yumiko Kayukawa’s show “The Last 34” opens tomorrow night concurrently with Matt Dangler’s solo at M Modern Gallery. Yumiko is known for her fashionable women, colors, and Japanese motifs. For this show, she seems to have make use of more animal clusters – we love the composition in the piece seen above. More images after the jump.