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Art Radar: 11.26.09

Art Radar: 11.26.09


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Celebrating the 4th annual Holidayland sale featuring local artists, designers and crafts people. This gift sale has become a Blankspace tradition and for the second year we will be joining forces with The Compound Gallery located next door to create a holiday Extravaganza!

November 27- December 20th

Opening Reception: Plaid Friday, November 27th 6-9pm
First Friday Reception: Friday, December 4th, 6-10pm

Additional holiday cheer events Dec 13th and 20th 4-8pm

Galleries are open extended hours during the sale:

Over 100 great local artists, designers and craftspeople. Small works of art, ceramics, accessories, paper goods, household goods, gifts for kiddies, jewelry and many more affordable indie gifts. Many fun activities through out the sale including- A Festive photo booth (proceeds go to Art in Oakland Schools) and spin the Wheel o’ bounty for prizes.

Blankspace Gallery The Compound Gallery

6608 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA 94608

510-547-6608 || 510-655-9019
hours during sale: WED -SUN 12-8pm hours during sale: WED -SUN 12-8p


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MONO NO AWARE is an international film event open to any person or group of persons making work that incorporates Super8mm or 16mm film format as part of that presentation. In previous years 16 film was blended with dance performance, Super8 with live spoken word/audience involvement, & multi-projections with live jazz/musical devices. Dancers, Sculptors, Musicians, Theorists, Scientists, Athletes, Visual artists, everyone, AND Film-makers are encouraged to submit. This is not a film festival for film-makers, so much as it is an film event for everyone. Entries are only be accepted on Super8 or 16mm film. FILM ONLY. No Digital Video. We believe there is magic in seeing a film print projected, a presence a poet has when reading their own work, a feeling that resonates in your chest when seeing music performed live. For these reasons we encourage live film with live additional audio/visual elements.

  • Please read a full description about the event on the page titled INFORMATION. There you can read more about the event & how to go about entering your work. The EVENT HISTORY page contains previous years programs and pictures of the event. Be sure to visit the GALLERY to read about 2009’s selected entries and participants biographies.

    PMB # 303
    302 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11211


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    November 28
    ‘Zine release party and Closing Reception for Darin Klein and Friends Present: Louis M. Schmidt.
    We’ll be releasing Move Along People Nothing to Feel Here #5 by Louis M. Schmidt, and the as-yet-untitled ‘zine that gallery visitors contributed to during ‘Zine Fest 2009, on November 14. This will also be a closing reception for Schmidt’s month-long residency in Amy Adler’s studio, with great music by DJ Trickmilla (aka Patrick Miller), plus lots of beer and snacks and fun!!

    November 29
    Special Sunday viewing hours: 12-6pm. Join us in celebrating work conceived, created and contemplated this month by Louis M. Schmidt.

    About the project:

    Darin Klein & Friends embark on an experiment in transparency that questions and examines accepted modes of presentation and representation. By temporarily re-purposing the studio of an already established artist, an emerging artist is given a platform for the expression of their own ideas. Possibilities for intervention and creative collaboration are expected to be explored within the walls of the studio. For the first in a series of exhibitions and related programming, Darin Klein & Friends will touch down at Amy Adler’s Echo Park studio for the month of November 2009 with work and projects by Louis M. Schmidt.

    During his month-long residency, Louis M. Schmidt will be installing, exhibiting and creating works on paper, producing a brand new issue of his ‘zine Move Along People Nothing to Feel Here, hosting parties and community-driven get-togethers, educating and learning from friends and strangers, and shooting for the stars – all before your very eyes. He will be joined by a selection of artists and peers using vocabularies complimentary to his own. We invite you to drop by and see how it all plays out.

    Saturday, November 28, 2009 At 06:00 PM

    1296 Sunset Boulevard

    Los Angeles, CA 90026


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    Upper Playground is proud to feature the latest capsule collection featuring designs by David Choe. A favorite at Upper Playground, David Choe brings his work to five new t-shirts available for men and women. The t-shirt designs include a portrait of a genuine city girl, a drum set, a girl who loves her pets and an ode to punk rock. The new collection is available at all Upper Playground retail stores and online at the new Upper Playground web store.

    To purchase the new t-shirts visit:


    Past posts that you may have missed that should not slip under your Art Radar:

    Last Week’s Art Radar: 11.19.09 Submission deadlines, don’t sleep!

    Toofly x Good Wood: Perfect Secret Santa Gift

    Artist Maya Hayuk: Sunglass Art

    Hello Kitty: 35th Anniversary Event

    Fashion Meets Music: Karen O

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    Art Radar: 11.19.09

    Art Radar: 11.19.09


    Art Radar - Feminality - LA - Nov. 21st '09
    Art Radar- 11.19.09  – Feminality

    The first  “Feminality” event will display the works of some of the most talented female artists of their generation. The location for the premiere event will be held at the very established and well-known Hive Gallery in downtown Los Angeles and will happen on Saturday, November 21st. Uber popular Tara McPherson will be headlining and will be painting a floor-to-ceiling mural live during the show.  Elizabeth Siegel (TofuSquirrel) will be doing live painting, as well.


    Georgette Pressler from Devious Body Art will be using her incredible skills to paint live models.  Amy Botello, Aunia Kahn and Jessica Sardas will be on-hand displaying some of their wonderful works of art during the event. Tara Hauck, of Tara Inc. Fine Arts Photography, will be displaying some of her amazing photography.  Rudy Fig, Natalie Shau, Molly Crabapple, Cate Rangel, Edith Lebeau,  Arabella Proffer-Vendetta, Ashleigh Fedo,  Sara Antoinette Martin, Kelly McKernan, Noir Nouar, Elodie aka LostFish, Megan Frauenhoffer, Christen Kojnok, Ritzy Periwinkle, Zoe Lacchei and Cassie  Williams aka Kazilla will be displaying some of their unique works, as well.

    729 S. Spring St.

    Los Angeles, CA 90014



    Art Radar 11.19.09 - Tim Burton - MoMa
    Art Radar- 11.19.09 – Tim Burton

    Accompanied by the film exhibitions Tim Burton and Tim Burton and the Lurid Beauty of Monsters

    Timed tickets are available for this exhibition at no extra cost. Simply select a specific date and time when you purchase your admission ticket online. Timed-ticket holders are guaranteed entry at the selected time. Untimed tickets do grant entry to the exhibition, but there may be a significant wait. Members and accompanying guests need not wait to enter Tim Burton. Simply present your membership card and/or member guest admission ticket at the exhibition entrance.

    This major career retrospective on Tim Burton (American, b. 1958), consisting of a gallery exhibition and a film series, considers Burton’s career as a director, producer, writer, and concept artist for live-action and animated films, along with his work as a fiction writer, photographer and illustrator. Following the current of his visual imagination from early childhood drawings through his mature work, the exhibition presents artwork generated during the conception and production of his films, and highlights a number of unrealized projects and never-before-seen pieces, as well as student art, his earliest non-professional films, and examples of his work as a storyteller and graphic artist for non-film projects. The opposing themes of adolescence and adulthood, and the elements of sentiment, cynicism, and humor inform his work in a variety of mediums—drawings, paintings, storyboards, digital and moving-image formats, puppets and maquettes, props, costumes, ephemera, sketchbooks, and cartoons. Taking inspiration from sources in pop culture, Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking as a spiritual experience, influencing a generation of young artists working in film, video, and graphics.

    Tim Burton at:

    The Museum of Modern Art
    11 West 53 Street
    New York, NY 10019-5497
    (212) 708-9400

    November 22, 2009–April 26, 2010


    Art Radar 11.19.09

    Art Radar -11.19.09-House of Industries

    House Industries

    House Industries will close its month-long Type as Object exhibition with a one-day fully-stocked pop-up shop on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at New York’s Type Directors Club.

    Early holiday shoppers, House fans and design aficionados will find a fully-stocked shop with several new hand-pulled serigraphs, T-shirts and selections from their eclectic House Industries objects collection. The shop will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Then House Industries lettering and type guru, Ken Barber, will bring all of the alphabetical high concept back to earth with a lecture entitled “Letter as Image” from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., rounding out the all-day pop-up shop event. To further feed New York’s abecedarian obsessed, Ken will also give a full-day workshop (Letter as Image Workshop) at the Type Directors Club on Friday, November 20, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    “We’ve spent the last 16 years convincing otherwise mundane alphabetical forms that they can be both the medium and the message by giving them an illustrative flair,” said Barber. “In my lecture and subsequent workshop, I’ll give attendees a glimpse of House’s top-secret letter-making recipes and encourage over-moused hands to break out the pencils and pens again.”

    Interested parties should contact the Type Directors Club directly at 212-633-8943 or email to register in advance for the lecture and workshop events. Space is limited.

    Letter as Image

    November 19 & 20, 2009

    Type Directors Club

    Lecture: Letter as Image, November 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

    Workshop: Letter as Image, November 20, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



    Art Radar 11.19.09 - 3rd Ward

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - 3rd Ward

    The 2009 Winter Group Show: A search for the best painting, drawing, print-making and works on paper.

    25 Artists will be selected as the best. 1 will receive the grand prize of $500, 4 runners up will receive $150 and all 25 artists will receive a group show in 3rd Ward’s gallery, a feature in 3rd Ward’s quarterly magazine, 1-month Basic Membership to 3rd Ward and NYC wide exposure.

    For this call we are joined by Judges: David Elshout, Antistrot mastermind, Rachel Hinde, Founding Director of Re-Title, and Kate McNamara, Curator at P.S.1.

    The opening reception for our last group show drew over 300 art revelers. Submit Now!

    A new deadline has been giving y’all, so get to work!

    Deadline: December 3, 11:59 p EST.


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Montana

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Montana

    Apex, Jase, King157, Neon, Revok, Rime, Saber, Vulcan Painting Live

    33third Los angeles / Mid-City Arts & Montana Present:

    The 1st Annual Montana Exhibitiion Sunday November 22, 2009 12-6pm

    A FREE Live Painting Exhibition By Some Of The Worlds Top Street Artsits:

    Apex (SF), Jase (SF), King 157 (SJ), Neon (SF), Revok (LA), Rime (LA), Saber (LA), Sever (ATL), Vulcan (SF)

    All Montana Products Will Be On-Sale

    This Event Is Free & Open To The Public.

    33third Los Angeles / Mid-City Arts
    5111 W. Pico Blvd.
    Los Angeles Ca. 90019
    (310) 694-3460

    Catch Saber Painting Live  Sunday Nov. 22, 2009 @33third Los Angeles

    Check out Mid City Art’s blog for videos, blogs and


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Jenn Porreca

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Jenn Porreca

    Jenn Porreca has launched her new website, along with new art pieces.  Take the time and familiarize yourself with her work because I am sure she will create a buzz during this year’s Art Basel in Miami.

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Jenn Porrecca

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Jenn Porreca

    Please keep your radar on point for more information regarding Jenn Porreca and Art Basel.


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Insa

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Insa

    Our boy is back with a new site and new work up.  Am I the only one who gets a little turned on from those Insa girls? What I really appreciate about Insa is that he has an appreciation for a curvy, thick woman.

    Check out his new site, and his blog:


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Insa

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Insa "Darlene" Custom Dunny


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - SpY

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - SpY

    SpY: The Spanish Banksy

    The artist, who has come to be known as the Spanish Banksy, started as a graffiti artist in Madrid in the mid-Eighties. “By the beginning of the early Nineties he had established himself as the leading figure of the still-young state graffiti scene, offering works with an impeccable style and a solidity that even today are still not very common,” says Javier Abarca, an art critic and university professor specialising in urban art and subcultures.

    SpY had outgrown graffiti by the mid-Nineties but continued to produce “public art” rather than gallery pieces. Like Banksy, he also remains anonymous. asked him about his past, his plans and whether we might be seeing flower-shaped road signs in London any time soon.

    Here is a link to more works and an interview:—the-spanish-banksy


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Adam Wallacavage

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Adam Wallacavage

    Adam Wallacavage, from Philadelphia was just in LA and he stopped by PCP to sign his new Glow-in-the-Dark prints titled Alyona. The are available for $55 and limited to 75. If you pre-ordered one, its currently in the mail and on the way to you. If you have yet to order one, do it now before they run out! Buy Now!


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Above

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Above

    Walrus TV Artist Feature: Above Interview from “The Run Up”

    Eventually you’re going to get there. It might take a day, it might take a lifetime, but through that persistence, and through that determination and drive, I think there’s definitely a lot of beauty in that. And a lot of power. That’s what I want to tap into.

    Often found hanging from power lines or melding with urban architecture, Above’s site specific stencils, paintings, and installations push past the traditional expectations of graffiti. The evolution of his name from text to a symbol inspired him to explore less conventional media, leading to his trademark wooden mobiles. Whether subtle or massive, his pieces retain an innate sense of beauty through their dialogue with the surrounding environment. Refusing to show his work in galleries, Above has instead “toured” through Europe and North and South America to get his work up. Watch the interview from “The Run Up,” available for the first time to the public for free, on Walrus TV.

    The video interview is the link below. Enjoy.

    Walrus TV Artist Feature: Above Interview from The Run Up


    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Tabi Tabi Po

    Art Radar - 11.19.09 - Tabi Tabi Po

    Show closes December 12th

    1:AM Gallery
    1000 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Opening Reception: Nov 13th from 7-10:30pm

    TABI TABI PO is an art show dedicated to celebrating Filipino folklore through urban contemporary art. The Kapre, Manananggal, Dwende, Tikbalang, and Aswang are just a sampling of these haunting creatures that will be brought to life in this exhibit. A percentage of the art sales will be donated to the victims of typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng through BAYAN Philippines and BALSA (Bayanihan para sa Sambayanan).

    The curator, James “gaNyan” Garcia, has put together a killer lineup that includes Filipino artists from the US, Philippines, and even Norway.

    The artists include:

    Stateside: Angry Woebots, Stuter, gaNyan, Marikina, Gem Mateo, CeCe Carpio, Pancho Abalos, Mark Canto, Miguel (Bounce) Perez, Darvin (Boohi) Vida , England Hidalgo, Jerrell Conner, Nic Cowan, Andre Sibayan, Ciriaco Sayoc II, J2, Marc Aure, Peabe, Marlon Sagana Ingram, Minette Mangahas, Dyno, Christopher de Leon, Cat Chiu Phillips, Isabel (Pepper), Roxas, John Yoyogi Fortes, Allison Torneros, Mel Vera Cruz, Simbulan, Ray Haguisan

    Philippines: Manuel Ocampo, Analog, Boy Agimat, Dex Fernandez, Bru, Nelz Yumul, Katwo Puertollano, Jigger Cruz, Sam Ramos, Okto, Abi Dayacap, Melancholy, Liza Flores, Luis Lorenzana, Jon Jaylo, Mica Cabildo, Bjorn Calleja

    Norway: Jet Pascua

    Since the Bay Area has the largest population of Filipinos in America to date, Garcia and 1:AM gallery invite all to come celebrate and learn more about the colorful traditions of the Filipino culture and help raise money for the typhoon victims.



    Past posts that you may have missed that you should not let slip under your Art Radar:

    Art HERstory: Elsa Schiparelli

    Sneak Preview: Chanel Paris Shanghai

    Last week’s Art Radar

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    Art Radar: 11.12.09

    Art Radar: 11.12.09


    Hellz Bellz - Holiday '09 - Cult Classic

    Hellz Bellz - Holiday '09 - Cult Classic


    Art Radar - 11.12.09 - Art Box
    Art Radar – 11.12.09 – Art Box

    A special event where artists, art lovers and those that just like to have fun converge to help out Heal the Bay. This is an art opening meets club night. This unique event falls out of the norm from usual art exhibition openings. ARTBOX features some of the most prolific artists of our time, alongside some very new talent. ARTBOX will be featuring never before seen work from some of LA’s rising stars. Wait until you get a load of them!  ARTBOX is very excited to have the gallery opening in 12,000 square feet of space. It is going to be a great event. Entertainment, artists painting right in front of your eyes, a band, DJ, and 2 cash bars. Featured artists include David Flores, Crash, Mear One, Augustine Kofie, Stella Im Hultberg, Kelly Vivanco, Yosuke Ueno, Michael Pukac and many more!

    MC/DJ set by BIZ MARKIE (sponsored by

    60+ GREAT artists, GREAT downtown location, fun! The pieces are priced so everyone can buy something.

    BOXeight Studios

    1446 E. Washington BLVD

    Los Angeles, CA 90021


    Art Radar - 11.12.09 - Michael Wolf & Barbara Crane - Aperture

    Art Radar - 11.12.09 - Michael Wolf & Barbara Crane - Aperture

    Michael Wolf: The Transparent City
    Chicago, like many of the world’s great urban centers, has recently undergone a surge in new construction, grafting a new layer of architectural experimentation onto those of past eras. Bringing his unique perspective on changing urban environments to a city renowned for its architecture, Michael Wolf chose to photograph Chicago’s central downtown area, focusing specifically on issues of voyeurism and the contemporary urban landscape in flux. His first body of work to address an American city, Michael Wolf: The Transparent City opened at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago (MoCP), in November 2008. The show at Aperture marks the second U.S. venue for the exhibition. The work, which is accompanied by a book of the same title copublished by Aperture and MoCP last fall, was created as part of the Chicago-based U.S. Equities Realty Artist-in-Residence Program, in collaboration with MoCP.

    Whereas Wolf’s prior series concentrated on the “architecture of density,” this most recent work invites the viewer to examine the transparency and fluidity of the new American cityscape. Juxtaposing humanizing details within the surrounding geometry of the urban landscape, fragments of everyday life—digitally distorted and hyper-enlarged—are snatched surreptitiously via telephoto lenses. Think Edward Hopper meets Blade Runner. In Michael Wolf: The Transparent City, Wolf’s work resonates with all the formalism of the constructed, architectural work for which he is known, and emphasizes his ongoing engagement with the idea of how modern life unfolds within the framework of the ever-growing contemporary city.

    Michael Wolf: The Transparent City

    Barbara Crane: Private Views

    Opening Reception:

    Thursday, November 12, 6:00-8:00pm

    Barbara Crane: Private Views
    In the early 1980s, photographer Barbara Crane embarked on a photographic project shot during Chicago’s various summer festivals. Armed with a Super Speed Graphic camera and Polaroid film, Crane waded in close to the revelers and focused on capturing the details of clothing and hairstyles, but most importantly, gesture. The images are tightly cropped and terrifically alive, viscerally bringing us into the crush of people eating, drinking, and enjoying the crowd dynamic—an incredible inventory of private gestures performed in public spaces.

    The collective effect of the images in Barbara Crane: Private Views is mesmerizing and intensely compelling, creating a palpable sensuality from image to image—an astonishing document, not of a particular event or personality, but of something far less tangible: the public expression of euphoria. Barbara Crane: Private Views is a celebration of the classic 1980s Polaroid snapshot with an experimental flair; Crane’s mixture of natural light and flash combined with her use of Polaroid film highlights the primary colors of ’80s fashion, which still feels hip and contemporary today.

    An accompanying book of the same title was published by Aperture in the spring 2009.

    Aperture Gallery and Bookstore
    547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
    Between 10th and 11th Avenues
    New York, New York



    Brooklyn native Jamel Shabazz’s images of 1980’s New York’s culture have made him an iconic contemporary photographer. He has been included in numerous publications, authored three monographs including the classic Back in the Days, and his photographs have been displayed in major cities throughout Europe and North America. In this feature, Ricky Powell films the opening reception of a Shabazz exhibition in New York.  Watch the interview from “Dithers,” available for the first time to the public for free, on Walrus TV.

    Jamel Shabazz has been documenting the ‘Urban Life’ for over 30 years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY he picked up his first camera at the age of 15 and proceeded to record the world around him. Shabazz has drawn inspiration from the great James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks, Robert Capa, Chester Higgins and Eli Reed.  He’s the author of 3 Monographs Back in the Days, The Last Sunday in June and A Time Before Crack, Jamel is presently working on his fourth book, entitled The 90’s.




    Jeremy Fish’s new exhibit “Weathering the Storm” opened at the Laguna Art Museum last weekend.  Juxtapoz Magazine was there to document the event and the art.

    From Sunday, November 8th to January 17, 2010, the Laguna Art Museum will feature a new installation by Jeremy Fish entitled, Weathering the Storm.

    This will be the first museum exhibition for Jeremy Fish. He will use Laguna Art Museum’s upstairs galleries to create an installation with symbols and characters that he has been developing over the last ten years.

    Weathering the Storm is a timely exhibition that is largely about transformation and rebirth through struggle. Deliberately drawing from our own current economic and political events and its impact on us socially and emotionally, Fish’s characters will reveal a narrative of evolution through struggle to obtain a more magnificent and resilient place. In this exhibition, Fish will create paintings with hand carved wood frames, three-dimensional figures for the gallery wall installation, and sculptures.

    Fish’s iconography generally consists of a fairy tale world inhabited by beavers, skulls, and birds which he has developed in part as a response to the influence that popular culture, cartooning, and literature like the Brothers Grimm, has had on him. Additionally, Fish created a limited edition print, Stormy Weather, for the Museum. Upper Playground will be releasing an exclusive tee featuring the Stormy Weather artwork shortly.

    For additional photos from this event and Fish’s work: view here.




    Gregor has been very busy, tonight we open his first solo exhibition at Recoat. we’re showing 35 original drawings plus two screen prints (which you can get at discounted price when you buy the book), and we’re launching his first book, which is a collection of these drawings. Not only that, he has painted us a big mural over the past couple of days. Its a great show, and it opens tonight, 7-10pm. Its sponsored by the Lansdowne and supported by Red Bull so plenty of drinks to get the evening off to a good start. You’ll also get the chance to win a signed copy of the book.

    If you can’t make it don’t panic, it runs till the 13th November

    323 North Woodside Road
    G20 6ND

    Good news is that we at M.I.S.S. will be posting the other two shows that are following this one.



    Myplasticheart is proud to present “Adrift”, a duo exhibition featuring NYC artists Scott Campbell and Leontine Greenberg. Utilizing watercolor as their primary medium, each artist demonstrates his and her own style and technique that is both unique and complimentary. “Adrift” takes you to a whimsical place of flying contraptions and assorted characters who invite you to come along on their airy adventure. Scott and Leontine will be in attendance at the opening reception to chat and mingle so please come by to say hello and see some amazing art!

    Scott Campbell (also known as just Scott C) is a painter and creator of comics. He is the creator of the online comic DOUBLE FINE ACTION COMICS. Scott is also a contributor to anthologies including HICKEE, PROJECT SUPERIOR, and FLIGHT. His watercolor paintings are that of curious little people and creatures enjoying each others company and having adventures. Sometimes they have no adventures at all and just relax. His work has been shown in places like London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Montreal, Japan, and Portland. Some of his Illustration work includes the King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters DVD cover and the cover for MC Frontalots record FINAL BOSS. He is also the Art and Concepts director for Double Fine Productions, a video game developer responsible for Psychonauts and Brutal Legend. Scott Campbell currently lives in New York, NY and works from his home.

    Leontine Greenberg lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with her husband, daughter and two cats. Her work has been shown at galleries around the country, including ThinkSpace Gallery, Gallery 1988 and C.A.V.E. Gallery in Los Angeles, and MyPlasticHeart in New York. She is inspired by other people’s flickr streams, rooftops, the coming environmental apocalypse, and the children’s book section of the Strand Bookstore

    New Works by Scott Campbell and Leontine Greenberg
    Opening Reception: Friday Nov 13th 2009 6 – 9pm
    Exhibition runs through Dec 13th 2009

    210 Forsyth Street NYC 10002


    If anyone goes to this we would love to see your photos!



    Remember a few  Art Radars ago when I had posted about ABOVE? Well, he is back in action!

    Well we got an email with a new video from ABOVE:

    “There are two sides to every coin, and we all know two wrongs don’t make a right but somehow when it comes to filming a video in reverse then  reversing it, makes total sense? Confused? Watch the video to get a better idea. If you still don’t understand, I can only suggest to try and watch it in reverse?!”

    The reverse side also has a reverse side. -Japanese proverb.

    Thank you!

    ABOVE’s website



    Art Radar: 11.05.09 - Prada

    It’s not every day that a contemporary perfume bottle makes earns a spot in one of the world’s top museums.  But the curators of the Musée d’Orsay’s new exhibition, Art Nouveau Revival, have selected Prada Parfums’ Infusion de Fleur d’Oranger as the design representation of the movement’s impact on current fashion culture. The perfume’s design is derived from Prada’s Fall/Winter 2003 collection that served as a deconstruction of a classic Art Nouveau wallpaper print. Prada’s pattern will be exhibited alongside work by artists like Man Ray, Salvador Dalí and Aubrey Beardsley. The show will be on display in Paris through February 4, 2010.



    Past posts that you may have missed that you should not let slip under your Art Radar:

    Toofly: “Brave Souls Illuminate”.  Now – December 4th in LA.

    Women Making History:  The Hotstepper.

    The 2009 Winter Group Show at 3rd Ward — Open for submissions.

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    The Link List: 11.6.09

    The Link List: 11.6.09


    Click clack paddywhack it’s time to check the link list!

    ♥♥ CHARO COVERING RIHANNA. Did you hear me?! CHARO! COVERING RIHANNA!!  How did I miss this? I just exploded.

    ♥♥ Have you ever seen a bear with no fur? It’s really sad and kinda scary. My friend described it as “humans wearing outfits made out of leather scrotum garbage bags” via This Is Freaking Rediculous.

    ♥♥ A drunk frenchman shows us how to open a bottle of wine with a shoe.

    ♥♥ If this ain’t special, I don’t know what is. Artist J. David McKenney has a pinup girl tattoo on his arm, and from time to time he dresses her up.

    ♥♥ I know it’s mad toy, and kinda corny, but you gotta admit this digital graffiti and stencils wall looks like fuuun.

    ♥♥ And while we’re on the topic of graffiti…no, Chris Brown. No. Anti. Take your bionic spray arm, your dance tights and your cartoon characters back to anger managment therapy. Somebody is misguiding you. via Animal NY.

    ♥♥ When I’m feeling sad, I just visit this old post on Videogum of Mark Wahlberg’s atrocious acting in the movie The Happening, and everything is better.

    ♥♥ For the best in what celebs are twitter twattering, check out Tweet Beat on Jezebel.

    ♥♥ Downloady Jodie: Big Urban – Your Mother Is A Hipster via Radiobelly //The Music Ninja’s November Playlist, featuring Speech Debelle, Wale, and White Panda// CARL SAGAN & STEPHEN HAWKING – Glorious Dawn (Cosmos Remixed) via The Stu Reid Experiment.

    ♥♥ First we had Bijules’ finger nail ring. Now we have Delfina Delettrez’s finger ring. Like, full finger. Of a finger. For your finger. And it comes with nail polish. Via

    ♥♥ Speaking of nails, Vice talks to Molly Surno, photographer about her three years shooting nails did in Brooklyn nails salons.

    ♥♥ Super cute cassette tape notebooks by Wednesday Garden even come in cassette cases via Designboom.

    ♥♥ Thou shalt remove your makeup at night  – The 10 commandments of beauty from editors at Fashion.Style.Beauty.

    ♥♥ The haps on a mexican themed Levi’s collabo with pro skater Tommy Guerrero via Signature9.

    ♥♥ In the right hands, straws aren’t just for drinking. Artist Scott Jarvie made a chair out of 10,000 drinking straws via Juxtapoz.

    ♥♥ Did you know Kimora Lee Simmons was doing a line with Hello Kitty? The Lipstick Diaries didn’t, and drops the haps on a horoscope collection.

    ♥♥ So that Kate Moss for Topshop Kimono dress sold out the first day. You can go across the street to Pearl River Market, pick up a robe, watch this DIY video from Cheap JAP, and make one your damn self, if you’re so inclined.

    ♥♥ Stuart Weitzman Spring 2010 jellies on Accessories Source.

    ♥♥ Highsnobette has a preview of Alexander Wang’s Spring 2010 Accessories

    ♥♥ Kinda in love with this crazy rainbow horse jacket on Crazy Jackets. It’s so planet unicorn, I’m going to go eat an ambrosia salad.

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