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Sunday Evening Art Gallery Blog — Jacek Yerka

Jacek Yerka was born in Toruń, Poland, in 1952. Yerka studied fine art and graphics prior to becoming a full-time artist in 1980. As a child, Yerka loved to draw and make sculptures. He hated playing outside, and preferred to sit down with a pencil,...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jul 10, 2016

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Jacek Yerka

Jacek Yerka was born in Toruń, Poland, in 1952. Yerka studied fine art and graphics prior to becoming a full-time artist in 1980. As a child, Yerka loved to draw and make sculptures. He hated playing outside, and preferred to sit down with a pencil,...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jul 10, 2016

Previews: Edwin Ushiro – “Capturing What Still Glimmers” @ Giant Robot 2

Tomorrow night at Giant Robot 2 in Los Angeles, Edwin Ushiro (interviewed) will be opening a new solo show entitled Capturing What Still Glimmers. Employing a laborious and unique technique (mark making and painting, then scanning and outputtin...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 17, 2016

Previews: Andreas Englund @ Ramhuset

After completing a clever two wall mural in Berlin, Andreas England is getting ready to open a solo show on June 17th at Ramhuset in his hometown. The Swedish artist has prepared some of the humorous oil paintings depicting the everyday life of...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 15, 2016

Releases: Gary Baseman x Coach Hand Painted Jackets & Totes

Since we first reported (in 2014) on Gary Baseman (interviewed) and his work with Coach, the American luxury fashion company has certainly further expanded their collaboration with the Los Angeles-based artist. One of the more recent spinoffs are...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 14, 2016

Upcoming: Andy Kehoe – “Fantastical Romanticism” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

On June 25th, a solo show from Andy Kehoe will open at New York's Jonathan LeVine Gallery. The new body of work from the Pittsburgh-based artist entitled Fantastical Romanticism has been in-progress for at least a year now so we are anxious to see wh...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 14, 2016

Overtime: June 6 – June 12

More stories from the week that ended June 12 (click on bolded words for more information): Spike Art Magazine's photographs from Berlin Biennale. Artnet looks at the standout performances at the Berlin Biennale. RIP: Tunga, who passed away at the...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 12, 2016

Previews: Jeff Gillette – “Post Dismal” @ Lawrence Alkin Gallery

by Arrested Motion on Jun 11, 2016

The Wonder of His Mind

   “The Wonder of His Mind” – ©Tracy J Thomas, 2016. All rights reserved. Shot with my iPhone and edited on my iPad. My son Justin was born with an obscure genetic syndrome called FG. It is a multiple anomaly syndrome tha...

The Wonder of His Mind

   “The Wonder of His Mind” – ©Tracy J Thomas, 2016. All rights reserved. Shot with my iPhone and edited on my iPad. My son Justin was born with an obscure genetic syndrome called FG. It is a multiple anomaly syndrome tha...

The Party’s Over

   “The Party’s Over” – ©Tracy J Thomas, 2016. All rights reserved. My take on the current political environment and the 2016 elections. This was shot on my iPhone and edited on my iPad using the Juxtaposer and Proc...

The Party’s Over

   “The Party’s Over” – ©Tracy J Thomas, 2016. All rights reserved. My take on the current political environment and the 2016 elections. This was shot on my iPhone and edited on my iPad using the Juxtaposer and Proc...

Previews: Scott Hove & Baker’s Son – “Break Bread” @ Think Tank Gallery

After sampling his newest project by showing the Giant Cake Maze at the recent LA Art Fair 2016 (covered), Scott Hove and Think Tank Gallery are about to open Break Bread show on February 13th. Exhibiting back to back with Baker’s Son, this lar...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 12, 2016

New Group Show @ Library Street Collective

On February 27th, the Library Street Collective will be opening a group show at their Detroit space featuring a diverse selection of artists spanning different genres. Included on the roster are Adrian Falkner, AJ Fosik, Cleon Peterson, Faile, Hacer,...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 11, 2016

Rewind: Dec 23 – Feb 11

Time for another one of our Rewind features as we review recent videos that art lovers may be interested in. Leading things off is some footage of Bernie Mitchell working with an unusual medium - dry wall - to create wall sculptures. Other worthy vid...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 11, 2016

Upcoming: 2nd Annual “Ema Show” @ Hatos Bar (Tokyo)

Starting on February 13th, a show organized by Hellion Gallery will be showing in Tokyo at the Hatos Bar. It's appropriate that the 2nd annual Ema Show will start in Japan as the concept was to have artists paint the small wooden plaques on which Sh...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 10, 2016

Previews: “beinArt Surreal Art Show 2016″ @ Copro Gallery

On February 20th, beinArt founder Jon Beinart will be curating his fifth group show at Copro Gallery. Over fifty artists have been chosen this year, each one selected for their love for surreal and imaginative themes. The roster includes Greg “Cr...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 10, 2016

POW! WOW! Hawaii ’16 / Showing: “Exploring The New Contemporary Movement” @ Honolulu Museum of Art School

Over the weekend, POW! WOW! Hawaii kicked off the festivities with a show curated by Thinkspace at the Honolulu Museum of Art School entitled Exploring The New Contemporary Movement, something they have done for the last two years before this (...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 9, 2016

POW! WOW! ’16 / Previews: “Exploring The New Contemporary Movement” @ Honolulu Museum of Art School

Tomorrow (February 7th) will mark the third time Thinkspace has curated a show in association with POW! WOW! Hawaii at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (see 2015 & 2014). The event will continue their push to further the art of what they call t...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 6, 2016

Upcoming: James Jean – Chinese New Year Installation @ interTrend

With Chinese New Year coming up on Monday, interTrend in Long Beach has teamed up with James Jean (interviewed) for an interactive installation to celebrate the occasion. The project centers around the red envelopes given out around the holidays by...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 6, 2016


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