Oh my hotness! I think I’ve had a crush on Jeremy Fish for a few years now. Don’t judge, he’s a hot bearded artist, I cannot resist. Well he’s hitting the road and his last stop, MY STOP. Seattle! He’s on the lone and dusty road with new works in tow in a rape, uh, party/merchandise van.
P.J.S. Exhibitions P.J.S. Exhibitions is home to a series of exhibits, rotating every 45 days with a diverse selection of emerging artist’s work. The gallery will highlight work from photographers, tattoo artists and jewelry designers amongst others, with every fourth exhibit aiming to benefit a non-profit cause. After graduating from Christie’s Educational Program in June, owner and curator Patrick Sullivan has developed his passion and keen eye for admiring and appreciating various media of artist expression. (238 W. 14th St. btwn 7th and 8th Ave. Subway: A,C,E,1,2,3 to 14th St. – L to 8th Ave. Tues.-Sun. 11am-7pm)
I really hate over saturation of the same old same old regurgitation all over the web. But being that KAWS is to be the Andy Warhol of our generation, I couldn’t help but post this since it runs ALL THE WAY UNTIL JANUARY!
KAWS Gallery opening at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in CT. This first solo museum exhibition of the work of Brooklyn-based artist and designer Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS, includes his most recent paintings, sculptures, and drawings, as well as a survey of his iconic street art, apparel, product and graphic designs. Runs June 27, 2010, to January 2, 2011.
Music: Kid Loco – “Don’t Forget the Fourth Track”
Video: Paper Fortress
It would seem that Linder’s new book GOOD COP / BAD COP was designed site specifically for the gallery, however, the inspiration came from abroad. Ever the aspiring underground archaeologist, Linder’s newly discovered cave is a trove of saucy Polaroids chronicling one man’s forays into the red, taken mainly in Rio de Janeiro. Linder acquired the archive in a storage locker auction in Berkeley and concluded that they were all taken by one man, a retired African American police officer from Sacramento.
Here, Linder presents his reproductions of polaroids of the subjects chosen for reproduction in the book. An avid hunter but an ardent hater of taxidermy, Linder presents his ” repaired ” taxidermies as sculpture. On the opposite wall, figures from Linder’s fiberglass menagerie stare pensively at the two-dimensional taxidermy across the way on the other wall; duct-taped wild boar heads staring vacantly at the low tech digital prints of carnal trophies. The catalog contains an essay by Paul Karlstrom about Charles’ work and methods.
Emberley’s wonderfully simple books—Ed Emberley’s Big Green Drawing Book; Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals; Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Weirdos and dozens more—taught a generation of children to draw using the simplest of ingredients. Squiggles, triangles, dots, circles and the other building blocks of drawing came together in clear, step-by-step recipes.
Of course, some of the kids who surrounded themselves with Emberley’s books grew up to be professional artists. Opening July 17 at Scion’s Installation L.A. Gallery, “Ed Emberley & Friends” will demonstrate the breadth of influence that Emberley’s encouraging books have had on a generation of artists.
Curated by Caleb Neelon, the exhibition features Ed Emberley as well as five artists who were inspired by him. The artists include Raul Gonzalez, Seonna Hong, Matt Leines, Christopher Kline and Saelee Oh.
Now don’t forget about the Art Radar post from last week! Lots of news and events that no one should miss out on!
Graphic credit to the lovely PHAYMISS
- KAWS in the Sky with Diamonds
- Jason Wu Woos Kaws For His Spring-Summer 2012 Collection
- “Bestial” – Group Show Curated By Miss Van
- Art Radar 10.01.09
- Miss Van Presents: “BAILARINAS”