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Camilla d’Errico interviewed by Toysrevil…

August 31st, 2009 Comments off
Camilla at work

Camilla d'Errico was recently interviewed at great length by the fine folks over at the Toysrevil blog. Check it out here - just a great and super informative read. Camilla has so many things cooking right now, it's a true inspiration. A book from Sparrow, a postcard set from Dark Horse, a special install in Vancouver around the upcoming Olympics, her graphic novel, plush figures, a video game with Nintendo, talks of taking her helmet girls to the big screen and so much more. Whew!

Look for our interview with Camilla to be posted here soon as well. Also be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a 'Back Talk' feature over at Juxtapoz.com as we head into the opening of 'Vain Remains' next Fri, Sept. 11th.

Check out a 'sneak peek' of Camilla's progress for the show here.

'Vain Remains' Camilla d'Errico & Caia Koopman

Opening Reception: Fri, Sept. 11th 7-11PM *Both artists will be in town for the opening reception

Thinkspace 4210 Santa Monica Blvd (at Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles

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Turf One is coming…

August 31st, 2009 Comments off
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Galerie d’art Yves Laroche up in Montreal opens "Life Size" this Wednesday - a two person show betweeen Paris native Turf One (aka Jean Labourdette) and the U.S. based Shawn Barber.

'Life Size' Turf One and Shawn Barber Opening Reception: Wed., Sept. 2nd 6-9PM Sept. 2nd - Sept. 13th

This will serve as a great warm up to Turf One's debut Los Angeles solo show coming up this November at Thinkspace... more on 'Shinning Darkness' very soon. SO can't wait to have Turf One down for this show. After rocking things at the recent 'Beach Blanket Bingo' summer group show at Jonathan LeVine in NYC, the stage is set for Turf to deliver in a big way this fall. Look for more sneak peeks and an interview with Turf One to be posted here soon.

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A visit from Bumblebee…

August 31st, 2009 2 comments
Morning Air (Medium)

After turning many a head at the recent 'Moodswings' show at Carmichael Gallery where he sold out all his works, Southern California based street artist Bumblebee has been on the move and rockin' things. We've been talking to him about coming over and doing a bigger version of his "Morning Air" piece (shown above) in our backyard for a couple months now and recently all aligned to allow for him to come over and do his thing. Below are some process shots of the work coming together. Came out just killer!

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Mear One & Michael Pukac tonight…

August 28th, 2009 1 comment
KABOOM Kaboom! featuring new works by Mear One & Michael Pukac TONIGHT - Friday, August 28th 6-10PM The Gas Company Lofts 810 Flower Street in Los Angeles LIVE PAINTING - LIVE MUSIC - SANGRIA + Beats by DJ Cheebo
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Recommended openings for this weekend…

August 27th, 2009 1 comment
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Thurs, August 27th 6-10PM BFF Storefront Gallery 4316 Melrose Ave (near Heliotrope) in Los Angeles “Joyride Art Show” in conjunction with the Bicycle Film Festival – group show presented in collaboration with New Image Art and Anonymous Gallery featuring works from Kenny Scharf, Martha Cooper, Kelsey Brookes, Cheryl Dunn, Maya Hayuk, Scott Campbell, Erik Foss, Mike Giant, Mear One, Chris Stain, Geoff McFetridge, AIKO, Ellis Gallagher, Leo Fitzpatrick, Rich Jacobs, I LOVE DUST, James Jean, Aakash Nihalani, and many, many more. www.bicyclefilmfestival.com

Fri, August 28th 6-10PM The Gas Company Lofts 810 Flower Street in Los Angeles “Kaboom!” featuring new works from Michael Pukac and Mear One plus both will be painting live (On view through Sept. 4th)

Fri, August 28th 7-11PM Ronin Gallery 1924 Echo Park Ave in Los Angeles “In the Flat Field” featuring new works from Parskid and Julian Duron (On view through Sept. 25th) http://www.theroningallery.com/  

Sat, August 29th 9PM-1AM (Admission is $8 - $6 entrance with a costume) CANNIBAL FLOWER 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW New Location: 2079 E. 15th St Los Angeles, CA 90021 - Just off of Alameda, near the 10 Freeway / Cross street is Santa Clara With featured Artist Kelly Berg and live Performance from the Ephemme Suspension Performance (ESP), plus live music and fashion show alongside live painting from Mear One and Michael Pukac along with Live Body Painting from Bryan Crump and a huge group show featuring works from Mark Mothersbaugh, Robert Miltenberg, Chris Peters, Chet Zar, Mear One, Alex Garcia, Ekundayo, Paul Chatem, Dabs and Myla, Nate Seubert, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Tiki Jay One, Liz Brizzi, Joe Bravo, Brian Robertson, Michael Pukac, L. Croskey, Erick Rodriguez, Delphia, Anton Godard, Donna Louise Seron, Katherine Siy, Nicole Bruckman, Macsorro, Salah, John P. Wales, Shay Davis, Paul Torres, Patrick Hammerlein, Kyle Harper, Shahid Brown, Michele Waterman, Emiliana Henriquez, Matt Rae, Terri Berman, Douglas Alvarez, Carlos Ulloa, Richard Arthur, Kelly Thompson, Stephen Canthal, Taslimur, Rebecca Peloquin, Dion Macellari, Brendan Tierney, Rory Gilmore, John Hicks, Snow Mack, Emily Scott, David Foto, Mickey M. Edtinger, Sergio D. Robleto, N.S. David, Yuki Miyazaki, Atiba Azikiwe Andrews, Jose Carabes, Cambria, Glenn Arthur, Cate Rangel, Ubaldo Miranda Villa, Greg Yoshitaki, Elizabeth Caffey, Marla Carter, Donna Letterese, Sarah Ramirez, Michelle Cohen and more along with resident DJ’s Mr. NumberOnederful and X-Point along with guest DJ’s DJ Jas Shepherd of KPFK’s Forward Motion along with Patrick Icon of C.A.V.E Gallery ad DJ Bus Rider (One-night only event) http://www.cannibalflower.com

Sat, August 28th 7-11PM Exhibit A Gallery 1086 South Fairfax Ave in Los Angeles / 323.954.7295 “Bipolar” group show featuring works from Allison Sommers, Bigfoot, James Naccarato, Melissa Haslam, Mike Maxwell, Nate Frizzell, Sas Christian, Tiffany Liu, Tim Biskup, Jenn Porreca and many more www.exhibitagallery.com

Sat, August 29th 7-11PM Gallery Nucleus 210 East Main Street in Alhambra / 626.458.7477 “Sweet Streets” is a group show celebrating the enigmatic cool of Japanese Harajuku street fasion co-curated by CARO, the show’s impressive lineup features 40+ artists including Yumiko Kayukawa, CARO, Junko Mizuno, Angie Mason, Yoko d’Holbachie, Elizabeth Ito, Mizna Wada, Tiffany Liu, Hideo Okamoto, Griselda Sastrawinata, Kevin Dart, Fawn Fruits, Tessar Lo, Stef Choi, tokidoki, Anna Chambers, Kozyndan, Mari Inukai, Karen Chau, Jeremyville, You Byun, Attaboy, Lauren Gregg, SKAFFS, Kirsten Ulve, Thomas Han, Tim Biskup & Tigerlily, & Danni Luo and the opening feature music from the streets of Tokyo and appearances by Harajuku girls (On view through Sept. 14th) www.gallerynucleus.com

Sat, August 29th 8-10PM Goodform Salon 725 N. Fairfax Ave “Age Of Reason” featuring new works from Nathan Spoor www.goodformsalon.com

Sat, August 29th 8-10PM Japanese American National Museum 369 East 1st Street in Los Angeles / 213.625.0414 “Glorious Excess (Dies)” featuring new works from Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park (On view through Oct. 4th) www.janm.org

Sat, August 29th – doors @ 7PM Riverside Municipal Auditorium 3485 Mission Inn Ave. in Riverside ‘Sea No Evil Art Show 2009′ benefit auction featuring works from Anthony Lister, Arnold Cornelio, Ashley Macomber, Bwana Spoons, Cathie Bleck, Cali Dewitt, Chivo, Chris Rubino, Chris Ryniak, Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins, Dave Cooper, Dave Kinsey, Deph, Dire, Dustin Ortiz, Dylan Martorell, Fabian Iezzi, Jonathan Garcia, Justin Heathcoat, George Thompson, Glen E. Friedman, Gregory Euclide, Gretchen Ryan, Heather Carlton “Hezaa”, Hydro 74, Iqvinder Singh, Jeff Phillips, Jeff Soto, Jeffrey Pidgeon, Jennifer Becker, Jon Chase, Kevin Christy, Kevin Peterson, Logan Hicks, Lola, Louis Henderson, Madsteez, Marc Hemeon, Mars-1, Maxx 242, Maya Hayuk, Melinda Read, Michael Muller, Michael Sieben, Mike Stilkey, Munk One, Nathan Fischer, Neko, Oliver Sutter, Peggy Oki, Priscilla Iezzi, Renee Lawter, Renta, Ryan Jacob Smith, Scott Morse, Shaunna Peterson, Shepard Fairey, Six Gun Drums, Steven Daily, Tim Biskup, and Travis Millard http://www.seashepherdartshow.com/ www.SeaShepherd.org

Sat, August 29th 8-11PM Solid Gallery One 334 N. Fairfax Ave in Los Angeles "Collaborations" a group show celebrating their 2 Year Anniversary featuring collaborative works from Axis, H.R. Giger, Slymenstra Hymen, 13:11, Miss Wendy, Eyesr, and many more (On view through Oct. 18th) www.solidgalleryone.com