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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]

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]

Meggs x Bask New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

streetartnews.net February 19, 2014
Meggs x Bask New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

While we last heard from him a few days ago in Los Angeles (covered), Meggs is now in Hawaii where he spent the last days working on this new collaboration... [Read more]

Tim Hussey: True Story

obeygiant.com February 18, 2014
Tim Hussey: True Story

My friend since middle school, Tim Hussey will be doing a show on March 8 of his new paintings at Launch LA.  Tim and I skateboarded together and compared... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 10 – Feb 16

arrestedmotion.com February 16, 2014
Overtime: Feb 10 – Feb 16

More stories from the week that ended Feb 16 (click on bolded words for more information): Students petition to have Tony Matelli's Sleepwalker sculpture... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey x RISK New Collaboration - Los Angeles, USA

streetartnews.net February 13, 2014
Shepard Fairey x RISK New Collaboration - Los Angeles, USA

Shepard Fairey and RISK just wrapped up this sweet new collaboration somewhere on the streets of Los Angeles, USA.This mural builds upon the approach RISK... [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]

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]

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]

New 'Rap Quotes' signs are coming to LA, artist says -...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

New 'Rap Quotes' signs are coming to LA, artist saysLos Angeles TimesHe set his fingers to work twisting off the nuts and pushing hard on the braces to pop... [Read more]

Street artist Jay Shells to return to LA with new...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

Street artist Jay Shells to return to LA with new rap-lyric signsLos Angeles TimesStill, undeterred by street-art enthusiasts with sticky fingers, it looks... [Read more]

Rap lyric signs are a hot find for street art enthusiasts...

latimes.com February 18, 2014

Rap lyric signs are a hot find for street art enthusiastsLos Angeles TimesSome signs have been taken by street-art enthusiasts like Castillo, and at least... [Read more]

17 Of Our Favorite Events In Los Angeles This Week - LAist

laist.com February 17, 2014

17 Of Our Favorite Events In Los Angeles This WeekLAist#LOVEFORLENI AN ART AUCTION CONTINUED… has amassed a great number of art pieces, event tickets and... [Read more]

L.A.'s Battle Over Murals - Neon Tommy

neontommy.com February 17, 2014

L.A.'s Battle Over MuralsNeon TommySupporters of the law, like Councilmember Jose Huizar, hope that the ordinance will usher in a new era for Los Angeles... [Read more]

30-Foot Hand-Stitched Tapestry Tells the Story of Star Wars

mymodernmet.com February 16, 2014

Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to Star Wars, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey x RISK 'Skid Row' Mural | First Look -...

stupiddope.com February 16, 2014

stupidDOPE.com Shepard Fairey x RISK 'Skid Row' Mural | First LookstupidDOPE.comFor the third time Shepard Fairey teamed up with RISK, this time heading... [Read more]

Street artist D*Face revels in provocation - Los Angeles...

latimes.com February 15, 2014

Street artist D*Face revels in provocationLos Angeles TimesAs both practitioner and curator — Stockton ran the pioneering Outside Institute urban art gallery... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey x RISK 'Skid Row' Mural | First Look -...

stupiddope.com February 14, 2014

stupidDOPE.com Shepard Fairey x RISK 'Skid Row' Mural | First LookstupidDOPE.comFor the third time Shepard Fairey teamed up with RISK, this time heading... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey and RISK Help Transform Los Angeles' Skid...

complex.com February 13, 2014

Shepard Fairey and RISK Help Transform Los Angeles' Skid Row With Recently ...Complex.comShepard Fairey and RISK recently teamed up to complete a pair of... [Read more]

Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair...

latimes.com February 13, 2014

Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEALos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. A 2006 profile in the Kansas City Star, when she was... [Read more]

Dumb Starbucks is the work of Nathan Fielder of Comedy...

bizjournals.com February 11, 2014

Dumb Starbucks is the work of Nathan Fielder of Comedy Central (Video) - L.A. BizL.A. BizTurns out it wasn't Banksy after all. The man behind the Dumb... [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]

Canadian comic Nathan Fielder behind 'Dumb Starbucks'...

ctvnews.ca February 10, 2014

Canadian comic Nathan Fielder behind 'Dumb Starbucks' coffee shopCTV NewsLOS ANGELES -- It was a caffeine-charged Hollywood whodunit: Who created the "Dumb... [Read more]

The 50 Greatest Actors Alive: No. 48 Joaquin Phoenix -...

movies.yahoo.com February  6, 2014

The 50 Greatest Actors Alive: No. 48 Joaquin PhoenixYahoo Movies (blog)Best Fan Tribute: Phoenix was "immortalized" by famed artist Shepard Fairey in the... [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]