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Upcoming: Yoskay Yamamoto @ Giant Robot 2

arrestedmotion.com March 29, 2014
Upcoming: Yoskay Yamamoto @ Giant Robot 2

Coming up on May 17th, Giant Robot 2 in Los Angeles will host a new showing from Yoskay Yamamoto (interviewed). From this teaser image, some of the flowers... [Read more]

Vivian Maier Documentary Opens in Los Angeles

arrestedmotion.com March 28, 2014
Vivian Maier Documentary Opens in Los Angeles

Friday and Saturday night (March 28th & 29th), the LANDMARK in Los Angeles will be hosting the opening of Finding Vivian Maier. The documentary detailing the... [Read more]

Upcoming: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90s: West” @ Kohn Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 26, 2014
Upcoming: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90s: West” @ Kohn Gallery

Fans of Mark Ryden on the West Coast have been anxiously awaiting the much postponed solo that was promised them since the Los Angeles-based artist's showing... [Read more]

Previews: Charlie Immer – “Loose Juice” @ La Luz de Jesus

arrestedmotion.com March 26, 2014
Previews: Charlie Immer – “Loose Juice” @ La Luz de Jesus

On April 4th, La Luz de Jesus will be presenting new lush and colorful works from Charlie Immer. Entitled Loose Juice, the new paintings from the West... [Read more]

Interview: Moby – “Innocents” @ Project Gallery, Los Angeles

arrestedmotion.com March 25, 2014
Interview: Moby – “Innocents” @ Project Gallery, Los Angeles

Currently showing in Hollywood at Project Gallery is a show of photographic works by NY transplant and LA evangelist Moby. Ever since moving to the Sunshine... [Read more]

Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Jersey)

arrestedmotion.com March 24, 2014
Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Jersey)

Earlier this year, we introduced you to the kinetic work of Aaron Li-Hill in one of our Art Focus features. Working in Jersey City on a wall project arranged... [Read more]

Openings: Geoff McFetridge – “Meditallucination” @ V1...

arrestedmotion.com March 24, 2014
Openings: Geoff McFetridge – “Meditallucination” @ V1 Gallery

On Friday night, Geoff McFetridge presented a new body of work at the V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, his second showing with the gallery. The versatile Los... [Read more]

Cyrcle. – “Overthrone! Pooring Reign” @ StolenSpace

arrestedmotion.com March 24, 2014
Cyrcle. – “Overthrone! Pooring Reign” @ StolenSpace

Several weeks ago in London, the Cyrcle. crew opened up a new solo show at StolenSpace entitled Overthrone! Pooring Reign. Working with design elements... [Read more]

Overtime: March 17 – March 23

arrestedmotion.com March 23, 2014
Overtime: March 17 – March 23

More stories from the week that ended March 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Andrew Russeth reviews Jordan Wolfson exhibition at David... [Read more]

Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 22, 2014
Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @ Avantgarden Gallery

Augustine Kofie (featured) and Teo Pirisi aka Moneyless met for the first time in San Francisco back in 2010, and ever since they've been both friends and... [Read more]

Previews: “Espionage II” @ Copro Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 21, 2014
Previews: “Espionage II” @ Copro Gallery

Tomorrow night, March 22nd, the Copro Gallery in Los Angeles will be opening a group show entitled Espionage II, a followup to an exhibition they put on... [Read more]

Upcoming: Camille Rose Garcia – “La Danse Macabre” @ Roq...

arrestedmotion.com March 21, 2014
Upcoming: Camille Rose Garcia – “La Danse Macabre” @ Roq La Rue

After working on a series of charity print releases, group shows, and projects with Roq La Rue, Camille Rose Garcia (interviewed) will be opening up a solo... [Read more]

Previews: Ernest Zacharevic – “Rock, Paper, Scissors!” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 21, 2014
Previews: Ernest Zacharevic – “Rock, Paper, Scissors!” @ Montana Gallery

AM just received several exclusive images of the works Ernest Zacharevic made for his solo show opening at Montana Gallery in Barcelona on the 21st of March.... [Read more]

Streets: JR (Germany)

arrestedmotion.com March 19, 2014
Streets: JR (Germany)

Earlier this month, we shared some shots of work from artist JR (interviewed) from his solo at the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. Not... [Read more]

Streets: “Project M” (Berlin)

arrestedmotion.com March 19, 2014
Streets: “Project M” (Berlin)

Urban Nation is a Berlin-based organization whose aim is to bring together and connect the creative voices of the cities around the globe in a non-profit... [Read more]

Upcoming: Jeremy Fish – “Hunting Trophies” @ Mark Moore...

arrestedmotion.com March 18, 2014
Upcoming: Jeremy Fish – “Hunting Trophies” @ Mark Moore Gallery

On April 5th, the Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles will be presenting new works from Jeremy Fish (featured). Hunting Trophies will mark the return of the... [Read more]

Overtime: March 10 – March 16

arrestedmotion.com March 16, 2014
Overtime: March 10 – March 16

More stories from the week that ended March 16 (click on bolded words for more information): Jesse Krimes creates 39-Panel mural made from bedsheets, hair... [Read more]

Showing: JR @ Museum Frieder Burda

arrestedmotion.com March 14, 2014
Showing: JR @ Museum Frieder Burda

French photographer and street artist JR (interviewed) currently has a show at Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. The retrospective features shots... [Read more]

Openings: Mel Kadel – “Tied Up” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 13, 2014
Openings: Mel Kadel – “Tied Up” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

We last caught up with Mel Kadel back in 2012 when she presented a solo show at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. Last weekend, her works returned... [Read more]

Streets: GILF! – “Gentrification in Progress” (New York)

arrestedmotion.com March 12, 2014
Streets: GILF! – “Gentrification in Progress” (New York)

Since her performance art/installation piece “Define Progress” (video below) from the Surplus Candy group show a couple months ago, Brooklyn-based artist... [Read more]

Showing: Yoshitomo Nara @ Blum & Poe

arrestedmotion.com March 11, 2014
Showing: Yoshitomo Nara @ Blum & Poe

Over the weekend, AM stopped by Blum in Culver City to check out the new expansive exhibition from Yoshitomo Nara. The solo is the Japanese artist's seventh... [Read more]

Showing: Cleon Peterson – “End of Days” @ New Image Art

arrestedmotion.com March 11, 2014
Showing: Cleon Peterson – “End of Days” @ New Image Art

Returning to the site of his 2010 Los Angeles solo (covered), Cleon Peterson brought his hard-hitting imagery for his currently showing exhibition at New... [Read more]

Openings: Andrew Hem – “Dream But Don’t Sleep” @ Merry...

arrestedmotion.com March 10, 2014
Openings: Andrew Hem – “Dream But Don’t Sleep” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

On Saturday night, the Merry Karnowsky Gallery opened their doors to an impressive new solo show from Andrew Hem (interviewed). Always willing to experiment... [Read more]

Overtime: March 3 – March 9

arrestedmotion.com March  9, 2014
Overtime: March 3 – March 9

More stories from the week that ended March 9 (click on bolded words for more information): Parker Ito's show where he gave all of the pieces he created... [Read more]

Upcoming: Geoff McFetridge @ V1 Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Upcoming: Geoff McFetridge @ V1 Gallery

On March 21st, Geoff McFetridge will be opening a new solo at V1 Gallery, his second with the Copenhagen showspace after a successful stint there in 2011... [Read more]

Upcoming: Gary Baseman – “Play With Us Or Else” @ Vinyl...

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Upcoming: Gary Baseman – “Play With Us Or Else” @ Vinyl on Vinyl

Tonight (March 7th) in the Philippines, Gary Baseman’s (interviewed) will be opening a show at Vinyl on Vinyl entitled Play With Us Or Else. Along with... [Read more]

Streets: Andrew Schoultz @ SXSW

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Streets: Andrew Schoultz @ SXSW

After attending this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii and completing a large collaborative mural for the event, Andrew Schoultz headed to Austin, Texas for his next... [Read more]

Armory Week ’14 / Previews: Know Hope for Thinkspace @ Scope

arrestedmotion.com March  5, 2014
Armory Week ’14 / Previews: Know Hope for Thinkspace @ Scope

After taking part at this year's  Pow! Wow! Hawaii (covered), Know Hope is currently in New York City where he is setting up a mini solo show at the Scope... [Read more]

Isaac Lin Mural @ Elixr Coffee (Philadelphia)

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Isaac Lin Mural @ Elixr Coffee (Philadelphia)

Elixr Coffee in Philadelphia is continuing their art program by commissioning Isaac Lin to create an indoor mural at their city center location. After Jim... [Read more]

Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of...

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

As previously mentioned, Shepard Fairey (featured) is currently in his studio preparing for his upcoming exhibition The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in... [Read more]

Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Kick the Tires and Light the...

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Kick the Tires and Light the Fires” @ OHWOW Gallery

On April 5th, the OHWOW Gallery in Los Angeles will be hosting new works from Daniel Arsham entitled Kick the Tires and Light the Fires. The American artist... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

arrestedmotion.com March  2, 2014
Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

More stories from the week that ended March 2 (click on bolded words for more information): Justin Adian s fiscal woes. Protest organized at... [Read more]

Previews: JR x NYCB Theatrical Performance

arrestedmotion.com February 28, 2014
Previews: JR x NYCB Theatrical Performance

After creating the NYCB’s 2014 Art Series installation (covered), JR is taking the collaboration with New York City Ballet to a new level as a theatrical... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Tristan Eaton

arrestedmotion.com February 25, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Tristan Eaton

Tristan Eaton's Escape The Night mural for POW! WOW! Hawaii was one of the biggest ones at this year's edition of the festival. Getting a flat, clear, three... [Read more]

Studio Visits: Laser 3.14

arrestedmotion.com February 25, 2014
Studio Visits: Laser 3.14

The work of Amsterdam's street art man of mystery, Laser 3.14 is slowly becoming one of the recognizable elements of the Dutch capital. Along with canals,... [Read more]

Upcoming: Andrew Hem – “Dream But Don’t Sleep” @ Merry...

arrestedmotion.com February 25, 2014
Upcoming: Andrew Hem – “Dream But Don’t Sleep” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

After seeing the sweet wave breakdancer that Andrew Hem (interviewed) painted for a show (covered) during POW! WOW! Hawaii, we are really looking forward to... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 17 – Feb 23

arrestedmotion.com February 23, 2014
Overtime: Feb 17 – Feb 23

More stories from the week that ended Feb 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Alex Israel's California sky billboard featuring detail of L.A.... [Read more]

Upcoming: Fuco Ueda – “Kioku No Hana (Flower Of Memory)”...

arrestedmotion.com February 21, 2014
Upcoming: Fuco Ueda – “Kioku No Hana (Flower Of Memory)” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Expanding on and showing a series last seen during a show in Tokyo last year, the luminous works of Fuco Ueda will be making a rare appearance in the Los... [Read more]

Pow! Wow! Hawaii! and PangeaSeed — 200 ft. Mural in...

whitewallssf.com February 21, 2014
Pow! Wow! Hawaii! and PangeaSeed — 200 ft. Mural in Honolulu (Warholian)

Pow! Wow! Hawaii! is an international arts festival held in Honolulu, Hawaii which many of our favorite artists participate in. This is the fifth year for... [Read more]

SF Graffiti taggers could face a much bigger price tag

stencilarchive.org March 22, 2014

Legal Information News Articles   Graffiti taggers could face a much bigger price tag C.W. Nevius... [Read more]

SF Takes Aim at Graffiti Vandals

stencilarchive.org March 20, 2014

Legal Information News Articles SF takes aim at graffiti vandals, tries to lessen burden on victimsPosted by Joshua Sabatini on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at... [Read more]

Release: Originals by Joe Grillo, Judith Supine & John...

blog.papermonster.net March 11, 2014

To be released Thursday March 13th, 2014 around 12noon EST. We are excited to welcome artist Joe Grillo to the site! Joe has pulled out a handful of mixed... [Read more]

DC-area street artists trade spray paint for faster form...

washingtonpost.com February 21, 2014

DC-area street artists trade spray paint for faster form of tagging, stickeringWashington PostSticker art is increasingly ubiquitous in the D.C. area, in... [Read more]

Art review: 'Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes' at LA...

latimes.com February 21, 2014

Art review: 'Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes' at LA LouverLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. That back-and-forth, between inner landscape and external... [Read more]

Michelle Obama wears brushstroke-inspired skirt at New...

dailymail.co.uk February 20, 2014

Daily Mail Michelle Obama wears brushstroke-inspired skirt at New York City museumDaily MailThe look was fitting given that she was at the city's New... [Read more]

Duly Noted: Con Ed gets the freeze, Banksy gets bummed,...

bizjournals.com February 20, 2014

Duly Noted: Con Ed gets the freeze, Banksy gets bummed, pizza gets prickly ...New York Business JournalThe street artist Banksy caused a stir in New York... [Read more]

Lively Sci-Fi-Inspired Paintings by Kwanchai Moriya

mymodernmet.com February 20, 2014

Los Angeles-based artist Kwanchai Moriya paints colorful portraits of heroes and heroines, and animals, too. His illustrative work teeters between realism... [Read more]

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress...

latimes.com February 19, 2014

Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auctionLos Angeles TimesA mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street... [Read more]

Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold in US - Hartlepool Mail

hartlepoolmail.co.uk February 19, 2014

Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold in USHartlepool MailThe two works that went unsold are Bandaged Heart and Crazy Horse Car Door completed during Banksy's... [Read more]

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction - U-T San...

utsandiego.com February 19, 2014

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auctionU-T San DiegoNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the elusive British street... [Read more]