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Preview: Beyond Eden 2010

This weekend, the second annual Beyond Eden Art Fair will open at the LA Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park with offerings from Thinkspace, Copro Gallery, La Laz De Jesus Gallery, LeBasse Projects, C.A.V.E. Gallery, and Carmichael Gallery alongside a special exhibition showcasing Cannibal Flower’s 10 Year Anniversary. With some of our favorite new contemporary galleries included, AM is excited to see what this year’s edition has to bring. Along with gallery booths, there will be many associated art events and activities. For example, the opening […]

Baby Tattooville ’10 – “Late Night Madness” with Michael Hussar

Michael Hussar returned for Baby Tattooville 2010 and once again graciously hosted one of the key events of the special weekend. Each night, Hussar’s suite became the site for non-stop late night festivities. BT attendees joined in on sketching the models in one room, while artists such as Ron English, Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez, Van Arno and Robert Williams could be seen participating in photoshoots with the models, sketching under Sketch Theatre and just flat out partying. Great art, beautiful models and partying until the morning… […]

Teaser: The Hole’s “RE:FORM SCHOOL” Group Exhibit

The Hole will play host to a group show in an abandoned school in NoLIta to raise money for educational reform this weekend, October 9 – 11th. Partnering with Redu and RE:FORM SCHOOL, the exhibit will feature a nice range of contemporary and street art favorites including Shepard Fairey, Faile, WK Interact, Mel Kadel, Sam Flores, Ron English, Gary Baseman, Chris Johanson, SWOON, Maya Hakuk, Friends With You, Jim Houser, TrustoCorp, APAK, and many more. It sounds like a compelling event in the name of […]
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Baby Tattooville ‘10 – Secret Art Sale

Baby Tattooville attendees get to bring home loads of goodies, including one-of-a-kind unique original works that they receive as part of their membership, but there is also the opportunity to purchase even more spectacular original art at the Art Sale.  This year’s selection included pieces by honoree Robert Williams, as well as featured artists such as Coop, Van Arno, Anthony Ausgang, and Suzanne Williams.  Also available were works by past artists, including James Jean, Jeff Soto, Tim Biskup, and Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez.  The biggest surprise […]
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Showing: Kaws – “Passing Through” @ Harbour City (Hong Kong)

Kaws recently opened his “Passing Through” exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui at the popular Harbour City complex in Hong Kong. The show appears to be a semi-retrospective (see pics a full retrospective here) featuring many of his classic as well as new art figures, sure to be a hit among his many collectors in Asia. Although there did not appear to be any new original paintings as many had hoped, there were some drawings included, a rarity for the artist – and of course the […]
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Baby Tattooville ’10 – Midnight In the Catacombs

Mission Inn’s notorious catacombs, once an underground museum that led mainly to Mt. Rubidoux and the nearby Riverside Evergreen Cemetery, had long been entirely closed off to the public.  Baby Tattooville attendees were lucky enough to be the first group gained admission to these catacombs at Baby Tattooville 2009.  This year, members of Baby Tattooville 2010 were also given the chance to visit the catacombs.  Yet, this time the experience was a bit more relaxed, involving life sketching and complimentary ice cream.  The decor in […]
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Releases: Luke Chueh – “Black in White (And Red All Over) Figure

Today Munky King will be releasing a new variant of Luke Chueh’s (interviewed) “Black in White” figure (first seen at Comic-Con). This version will be limited to 250 pieces and is hand painted to be extra bloody (hence the “Red All Over”). Along with the figure, there will be original paintings and an exclusive print release as well. The signing will from 4-7 pm with a release party running from 7-10pm, but get there early if you want one of these babies, as the line will be long. […]

Showing: Dan Bergeron aka Faux Reel @ Show & Tell Gallery

Dan Bergeron (aka Faux Reel) has a cool show at Toronto’s Show & Tell Gallery. The ever clever street artist created a body of work utilizing the distressed surface of the street and integrates them with the charm & familiarity of the human face. This exhibition will close this Sunday October 3rd, so try and make it out to catch this in person before it disappears forever. Check out more images after the jump.

Baby Tattooville ‘10 – Artist Dinner and Collaboration Drawing

Baby Tattooville 2010 is underway!  The day before the official madness began, featured artists were able to take a moment to catch up with one another over dinner and learn what BT is all about from the ringmaster himself, Bob Self.  Proudly sponsored by Arrested Motion, artists and crew spent their first night in Riverside dining on delicious fried catfish, tortas, and burritos at BT fave eccentric dining spot Tio’s Tacos. Afterwards, it was back to the historic Mission Inn, BT headquarters, so that the […]

Teaser: Roland Tamayo – “With Ease” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Opening tonight, September 30th, at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will be a new series of seven paintings from Roland Tamayo (interviewed). Showing alongside Ben Strawn in a joint show is entitled “With Ease”, Roland will be showing paintings with his signature nature / technology juxtapositions. It will be nice to see him show in his hometown again and we would suggest you stop by if you are in the area. Discuss this show here. Discuss Roland Tamayo here.