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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]

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]

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]

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]

Showing: “Exhibit Z” @ Library Street Collective

arrestedmotion.com March 17, 2014
Showing: “Exhibit Z” @ Library Street Collective

After finishing up their big mural project (covered), the Library Street Collective recently opened a group show featuring artwork from all the participating... [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Kerry Miller: Deconstructing and Re-imagining Books...

whitewallssf.com February 20, 2014
Kerry Miller: Deconstructing and Re-imagining Books (Fecal Face)

“Dr. Syntax’s Three Tours, 1894″  Mixed-media hand-cut assemblage, 13 x 11 1/2 x 1 3/4 in Fecal Face writer Rachel Ralph, attended the opening reception... [Read more]

Olek Currently Looking for Tucson Area Volunteers (Tucson...

whitewallssf.com February 20, 2014
Olek Currently Looking for Tucson Area Volunteers (Tucson Handweavers & Spinners Guild)

Photo and make-up by Karl Giant. Crochet art mastermind, Olek, is recruiting volunteers to help crochet panels to be used in a yet-to-be-revealed major... [Read more]

Kerry Miller: “Reconstructs Old Books into Incredible 3D...

whitewallssf.com February 20, 2014
Kerry Miller: “Reconstructs Old Books into Incredible 3D Works of Art” (Complex)

A Hand-Book to the Order of Lepidoptera, Part 1, v.2, 1896 Mixed-media hand-cut assemblage, 16 x 10 1/4 x 3 1/4 in Complex writer Susan Cheng recently... [Read more]

Coast to Coast

colorsinla.com February 20, 2014
Coast to Coast

New piece from Hero in Downtown LA [Read more]

Preview and Full Essay “A Major Minority” Group...

graffuturism.com February 20, 2014
Preview and Full Essay “A Major Minority” Group Exhibition 1AM Gallery San Francisco

    A Major Minority: An Intercontinental Survey of Othercontemporary Urban Art   Exhibition Statement written by Ekg and Poesia.   A Major... [Read more]

MAUVAISE VEINE

12ozprophet.com February 20, 2014
MAUVAISE VEINE

My good friend Marlon Ge is curating a show from french duo   Fortifem in Hong Kong, his home city. The general dark mood is a step away from what I usually... [Read more]

Melanie Alves: Taxidermy Inspired Sculpture (Complex)

whitewallssf.com February 20, 2014
Melanie Alves: Taxidermy Inspired Sculpture (Complex)

“22-250 Calibre,”  assemblage of toy guns, chicken wire, plaster and spray paint, 1/1, 57x10x40in Complex contributor Andrew LaSane reviewed Melanie Alves’... [Read more]

Adele Renault’s “Les Clochards Célestes” featured in ELLE...

whitewallssf.com February 20, 2014
Adele Renault’s “Les Clochards Célestes” featured in ELLE Magazine

Upcoming artist Adele Renault is featured in the March issue of Dutch ELLE magazine. Renault’s show Les Clochards Célestes opens next month  in the White... [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]

Denver police seek tagger who leaves anti-Obama graffiti...

puregraffiti.com February 20, 2014

Denver police seek tagger who leaves anti-Obama graffitiDenver PostThe graffiti sprang up the first week of February in south central Denver and is likely... [Read more]

Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private...

latimes.com February 20, 2014

Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection seriesLos Angeles Times... as his works in the Broad collection. ALSO: Corcoran Gallery of Art in... [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]

mastermind behind tipsforjesus comes forward to magazine...

nydailynews.com February 20, 2014

New York Daily News mastermind behind tipsforjesus comes forward to magazine ... kind ofNew York Daily NewsThe gent who's caused quite a storm in recent... [Read more]

Seller lowers auction prices of Banksy artworks - New...

nypost.com February 20, 2014

Seller lowers auction prices of Banksy artworksNew York PostThe owner of two New York City-made Banksy pieces that failed to sell at an auction Tuesday will... [Read more]

Banksy 'Kissing Coppers' mural auctioned for US$575000 -...

scmp.com February 19, 2014

Banksy 'Kissing Coppers' mural auctioned for US$575000South China Morning PostA mural created on the side of a building by the elusive British street artist... [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 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]

BBC: Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold at US auction - Kyiv Post

kyivpost.com February 19, 2014

Kyiv Post BBC: Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold at US auctionKyiv PostBBC: Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold at US auction. Print version. Feb. 19, 2014, 7:11... [Read more]

Banksy work auctioned for US$575000 - China Post

chinapost.com.tw February 19, 2014

Banksy work auctioned for US$575000China PostNew York City art dealer Stephan Keszler, the owner of all three Banksy works that went to auction, said he was... [Read more]

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction -...

postbulletin.com February 18, 2014

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction - PostBulletin.com: OtherPost-BulletinNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the... [Read more]

David Beckham keen on street art style - Daijiworld.com

daijiworld.com February 11, 2014

Contactmusic.com David Beckham keen on street art styleDaijiworld.comLos Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS): Former football star David Beckham is reportedly... [Read more]

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's...

vcstar.com January 24, 2014

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's anniversaryVentura County StarFeatured artists include Tracey Ermin, Shepard Fairey, Jonathan Yeo... [Read more]