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Coutts Cowley Manor Arts Award

beautifulcrime.com February 14, 2013
Coutts Cowley Manor Arts Award

'HEY' by last year's winner Wonwoo Lee Born out of the emerging talent of the Young British Artists at the infamous Royal College of Art, the second... [Read more]

Exhibition: “Last of the Hollywood Africans: Toxic,...

ukstreetart.co.uk February  9, 2013
Exhibition: “Last of the Hollywood Africans: Toxic, Rammellzee and Jean-Michel Basquiat”

An exhibition featuring art from Toxic the only surviving member of a powerful and hugely influential group, whose story is told using the narrative of... [Read more]

Spotlight: Zeng Fanzhi

beautifulcrime.com November  4, 2012
Spotlight: Zeng Fanzhi

'Hare' 2012 Beijing-based Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi broke the Asian record for contemporary art when one of his works made $816,400 at a Christie’s sale... [Read more]

Spotlight: Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

beautifulcrime.com November  4, 2012
Spotlight: Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

'Hare' 2012 Beijing-based Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi broke the Asian record for contemporary art when one of his works made $816,400 at a Christie’s sale... [Read more]

Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

beautifulcrime.com November  4, 2012
Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

20 November 2012 – 19 January 2013 Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi is coming back to London, to show a new collection at the Gagosian’s Brittania Street... [Read more]

Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

beautifulcrime.com November  4, 2012
Zeng Fanzhi at Gagosian

20 November 2012 – 19 January 2013 Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi is coming back to London, to show a new collection at the Gagosian’s Brittania Street... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 22 – Oct 28

arrestedmotion.com October 28, 2012
Overtime: Oct 22 – Oct 28

Overtime stories of the week: Damien Hirst's new controversial dissected Verity sculpture has been installed in the UK. Lawsuit claims Knoedler... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 15 – Oct 21

arrestedmotion.com October 21, 2012
Overtime: Oct 15 – Oct 21

Overtime stories of the week: AriZona partners with Richard Prince (who approached the drink company himself) to create Lemon Fizz. RIP: Michael... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 8 – Oct 14

arrestedmotion.com October 14, 2012
Overtime: Oct 8 – Oct 14

  Christie’s will offer Monet’s Nymphéas water lillies painting.   It is estimated to sell between $30-50 mil. Mark Rothko's Black on Maroon - part... [Read more]

Overtime: Sept 24 – Sept 30

arrestedmotion.com September 30, 2012
Overtime: Sept 24 – Sept 30

Overtime articles of the week: Damien Hirst reinterprets AK-47 using his spin technique.  Sale proceeds benefit Peace One Day's campaign. Molly... [Read more]

Overtime: Sept 10 – Sept 16

arrestedmotion.com September 16, 2012
Overtime: Sept 10 – Sept 16

Walton Ford artwork and design featured on Rolling Stones album cover. James Rosenquist's latest exhibition inspired by fire that destroyed his studio... [Read more]

Overtime: Aug 27 – Sept 2

arrestedmotion.com September  2, 2012
Overtime: Aug 27 – Sept 2

Overtime stories of the week: Tate Modern considers Liberate Tate's wind turbine given to museum during art performance for its collection. RIP:... [Read more]

Rewind: Aug 13 – 19

arrestedmotion.com August 18, 2012
Rewind: Aug 13 – 19

This week's video Rewind looks further into the world of Allison Schulnik as Beautiful/Decay and Visual Creatures pay a visit to the talented sculptor,... [Read more]

Overtime: July 23 – July 29

arrestedmotion.com July 29, 2012
Overtime: July 23 – July 29

The Village Voice visits Chuck Close on occasion of his upcoming Pace Gallery show. Original cover for Amazing Spiderman no. 328 by Todd McFarlane sells... [Read more]

Overtime: July 9 – July 15

arrestedmotion.com July 15, 2012
Overtime: July 9 – July 15

Stories of the week: Warhol Olympic Rings painting at London's Britannia St. Gagosian Gallery. Christopher Knight details the mess at MOCA and... [Read more]

Damien Hirst's Spot Paintings Recreated With M&Ms

mymodernmet.com March 10, 2012
Damien Hirst's Spot Paintings Recreated With M&Ms

By now you've probably heard about contemporary artist Damien Hirst's exhibition called The Complete Spot Paintings, which opened in January 2012 at all 11... [Read more]

Cezanne’s “The Card Players” Sells For Record $250 Mil.

arrestedmotion.com February  4, 2012
Cezanne’s “The Card Players” Sells For Record $250 Mil.

We have finally found something that even David Choe may not be able to afford yet.  It has been reported by Vanity Fair that in 2011, the royal family of... [Read more]

Mike Kelley 1954 – 2012

arrestedmotion.com February  1, 2012
Mike Kelley 1954 – 2012

In what may be the saddest and most shocking art world news in years, it was discovered today that Mike Kelley has died, reportedly from taking his own life.... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 23 – Jan 29

arrestedmotion.com January 29, 2012
Overtime: Jan 23 – Jan 29

Ouch – David Hockney has his new works (like one above) harshly criticized by his art teacher. Hockney also billed as a fashion icon? Christopher Knight on... [Read more]

World Tour – Completing the Gagosian Gallery x Damien...

arrestedmotion.com January 25, 2012
World Tour – Completing the Gagosian Gallery x Damien Hirst Spot Challenge

227 hours – That’s how long it took for AM to travel the globe and complete the Spot Challenge presented by Damien Hirst x Gagosian Gallery. As we broke the... [Read more]

Lazy art for very motivated fans

blog.vandalog.com January 24, 2012
Lazy art for very motivated fans

Laurence Billiet sent over this photo of a piece she spotted in Paris, referencing Damien Hirst’s spot paintings. Hirst’s spot paintings have currently taken... [Read more]

Openings: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings...

arrestedmotion.com January 20, 2012
Openings: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings 1986–2011” @ The Gagosian (Athens)

Moving to the next stop in our tour of Damien Hirst’s iconic work in his The Complete Spot Paintings 1986–2011 retrospective occurring across the globe at... [Read more]

Paris : Damien Hirst – The Complete Spot Paintings

butterflyartnews.com January 17, 2012
Paris : Damien Hirst – The Complete Spot Paintings

Damien Hirst’s latest exhibition, The Complete Spot Paintings, is being held simultaneously at all 11 Gagosian Galleries across the world, from London to... [Read more]

Openings: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings...

arrestedmotion.com January 16, 2012
Openings: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings 1986–2011″ @ Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Being located the furthest west of any of the galleries in Larry Gagosian’s dominant empire, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills was the very last spot (no pun... [Read more]

Showing: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings...

arrestedmotion.com January 15, 2012
Showing: Damien Hirst – “The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011″ @ Gagosian (Hong Kong)

Next stop on our tour of Damien Hirst’s The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011 after leaving his Paris showing takes us to the Gagosian in Hong Kong. The most... [Read more]

Openings: Damien Hirst – “Spot Paintings” @ The Gagosian...

arrestedmotion.com January 13, 2012
Openings: Damien Hirst – “Spot Paintings” @ The Gagosian (Paris)

First stop on AM’s tour of the Gagosians to check out Damien Hirst’s unprecedented takeover of the blue-chip chain of art galleries is Paris. As the title... [Read more]

Teaser: Damien Hirst – “Spot Paintings” @ The Gagosian...

arrestedmotion.com January 12, 2012
Teaser: Damien Hirst – “Spot Paintings” @ The Gagosian (Worldwide)

Has anyone taken up Damien Hirst’s The Complete Spot Challenge? AM will be visiting and covering as many of the Gagosian openings for you as possible now... [Read more]

Contests: Gagosian Gallery and Damien Hirst – The...

arrestedmotion.com January  7, 2012
Contests: Gagosian Gallery and Damien Hirst – The Complete Spot Challenge

We know you all love a good challenge and when it includes winning a guaranteed piece of art by one of the most popular artists in the world, that makes the... [Read more]

Roy Lichtenstein – “Landscapes in the Chinese Style” @...

arrestedmotion.com December 27, 2011
Roy Lichtenstein – “Landscapes in the Chinese Style” @ Gagosian Gallery (Hong Kong)

Our Hong Kong correspondent, Layla Kawashima, recently stopped by the Gagosian to take some photos of the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition before it closed.... [Read more]

Openings: Christie’s x Murakami – “Tohoku-Pacific...

arrestedmotion.com November  1, 2011
Openings: Christie’s x Murakami – “Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit” Auction @ Gagosian

Mr., Murakami Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki Co. s to help the victims of the tragic Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake. Last week, AM stopped by to catch the special... [Read more]

Previews: Christie’s x Murakami “Tohoku-Pacific...

arrestedmotion.com October 25, 2011
Previews: Christie’s x Murakami “Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit” Auction

KAWS "KAWSBOB ENTERS THE STRANGE FOREST" (2011) Acrylic on canvas, 60" diameter On Friday, November 9th, Christie’s will partner with Takashi Murakami... [Read more]

Previews: Takashi Murakami – “Homage to Yves Klein” @...

arrestedmotion.com October 18, 2011
Previews: Takashi Murakami – “Homage to Yves Klein” @ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

On the heels of his print retrospective, A History of Editions, over the summer at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Takashi Murakami will be returning to the Paris... [Read more]

Andy Warhol - BARDOT at Gagosian Gallery in London

espvisuals.blogspot.com October 11, 2011
Andy Warhol - BARDOT at Gagosian Gallery in London

OCTOBER 10 - NOVEMBER 12, 2011 Brigitte Bardot was one of the first women to be really modern and treat men like love objects, buying them and discarding... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 3 – Oct 9

arrestedmotion.com October 10, 2011
Overtime: Oct 3 – Oct 9

Artists pay homage to the late Steve Jobs. Part 2 of Sotheby’s well executed Your Art World video series – The Collector -  released. Artinfo interviews... [Read more]

Openings: Zeng Fanzhi @ Gagosian (Hong Kong)

arrestedmotion.com October  7, 2011
Openings: Zeng Fanzhi @ Gagosian (Hong Kong)

Since the Gagosian Gallery opened a branch in Hong Kong earlier this year, some international heavy hitters like Damien Hirst and Richard Prince have already... [Read more]

Showing: Dan Colen – “Trash” @ Gagosian Gallery (Rome)

arrestedmotion.com October  7, 2011
Showing: Dan Colen – “Trash” @ Gagosian Gallery (Rome)

In anticipation of the ambitious Three Amigos three-part extravaganza – a series of three separate yet unified solo shows with Dan Colen, Nate Lowman, and... [Read more]

Auctions / Benefits: Christie’s “Artists for Haiti” Results

arrestedmotion.com October  5, 2011
Auctions / Benefits: Christie’s “Artists for Haiti” Results

A couple weeks back, the Artists for Haiti benefit auction racked in massive numbers to a standing room only, celebrity studded audience at Christie’s... [Read more]

Overtime: Sept 26 – Oct 2

arrestedmotion.com October  2, 2011
Overtime: Sept 26 – Oct 2

Adam Neate solo, Dimensional Paintings, upcoming at Elms Lester. Another look after jump. New street work from Escif (France). Mural by REVOK, RIME, Dabs... [Read more]

A kinetic sculpture by Chris Burden

zupi.org August  7, 2011
A kinetic sculpture by Chris Burden

A short doc about a kinetic sculpture that took four years to build. We had the honor of spending three days in Chris Burden’s studio filming this sculpture... [Read more]

Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making...

blouinartinfo.com April  5, 2013

Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making at GagosianARTINFOHe went from making offbeat text-based street art as SAMO to selling out gallery... [Read more]

Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making...

artinfo.com April  5, 2013

ARTINFO Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making at GagosianARTINFOHe went from making offbeat text-based street art as SAMO to... [Read more]

Kenny Scharf's Spooky Two-Faced Sculpture “Squirtz”...

blogs.artinfo.com March  4, 2013

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) Kenny Scharf's Spooky Two-Faced Sculpture “Squirtz” Coming to the StandardIn the Air, Art+Auction's... [Read more]

In Retrospect: Olek Should Design the Costumes for Marina...

blogs.artinfo.com March  2, 2013

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) In Retrospect: Olek Should Design the Costumes for Marina Abramovic's James ...In the Air,... [Read more]

Shoe Obsession: 10 Shoes and the Art That Inspires Them -...

huffingtonpost.com February 12, 2013

Huffington Post Shoe Obsession: 10 Shoes and the Art That Inspires ThemHuffington PostStreet art fans: Haring's Crack is Wack mural is on permanent... [Read more]

A happy Basquiat at the Fun Gallery, 1983/4

beautifulcrime.com January 30, 2013

With Gagosian in London about to launch a huge Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition, the art world is sure to divert their attention to one of graffiti and... [Read more]

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis + Flea to Host...

artistdirect.com September 24, 2012

Artistdirect.com Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis + Flea to Host Benefit ShowArtistdirect.com... Dana Louise Kirkpatrick, Tim Armstrong, John... [Read more]

FLEA AND ANTHONY KIEDIS OF @CHILIPEPPERS HOST EVENT TO...

zoiksonline.com September 20, 2012

FLEA AND ANTHONY KIEDIS OF @CHILIPEPPERS HOST EVENT TO BENEFIT ...Zoiks! Online... Dana Louise Kirkpatrick, Tim Armstrong, John Varvatos, Maroon 5, Santa... [Read more]

Flea And Anthony Kiedis Host Event To Benefit Silverlake...

tunes.broadwayworld.com September 20, 2012

Flea And Anthony Kiedis Host Event To Benefit Silverlake Conservatory Of MusicBroadway World... Dana Louise Kirkpatrick, Tim Armstrong, John Varvatos, Maroon... [Read more]

Gagosian's Next Picasso Blockbuster, Kansas Artist Plans...

artinfo.com February 22, 2012

ARTINFO Gagosian's Next Picasso Blockbuster, Kansas Artist Plans Chicken Sacrifice ...ARTINFO[Telegraph] – Can Street Art Rid a City of Pollution?:... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 16 – Jan 22

arrestedmotion.com January 22, 2012

Beauty is Embarrassing – documentary about Wayne White – coming out soon. LA Artwalk sees drama as Occupy’s Sergio Ballesteros arrested there for alleged... [Read more]