Blog Posts - Surrealism



Upcoming: Cleon Peterson – “The Judgement” @ PLUS ONE

Tonight in Antwerp, Cleon Peterson will be presenting a new exhibition at PLUS ONE entitled The Judgement. The showing will feature, for the first time in Europe, a large scale sculpture from the provocative American artist - a three dimensional rep...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 4, 2016

Openings: Hajime Sorayama @ NANZUKA Gallery

Last weekend in Tokyo, renowned creator of the "sexy robot" Hajime Sorayama opened a solo show at NANZUKA Gallery. Along with a couple sculptural representations of his erotic automatons, the Japanese artist also introduced a new series of works insp...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 4, 2016

Releases: Mark Ryden – “Surrealist Plate”

Those who followed our coverage of Baby Tattooville last year probably remember one of the prized possessions attendees received during the event - a plate designed by Mark Ryden (interviewed). Featuring his iconic imagery, the "Surrealist Plate" wa...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 3, 2016

Previews: Jonathan Viner – “Strange Math” @ Roq La Rue

Tomorrow night (February 4th), a new solo show will open at Roq La Rue from Jonathan Viner. Strange Math features eight new paintings from the Brooklyn-based artist that continues his nostalgic look back at his youth with his subjects dressed the p...
by Arrested Motion on Feb 3, 2016

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Mihai Criste

Mihai Criste (1975-) is a creative Romanian artist who is fascinated by abstraction, mystery and surrealism.  His paintings are complex and simple at the same time. . Inspired by famous surrealists like Dali and Magritte, Criste soon found that he w...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jan 10, 2016

Update: solidARTy.org

About month ago we introduced the new charity art auction website solidARTy.org. After a successful launch and donations by many artists from around the globe, the project seems to be growing bigger and better by the day. Adding new works on daily...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 5, 2015

James Jean – Apple Pencil // Ipad Pro

Gifted artist James Jean (interviewed) recently was recruited by Apple to promote their new Pencil stylus which pairs nicely with the newly released iPad Pro. Jean put the novel technology to good use by drawing his amazing imagery directly onto t...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 3, 2015

Openings: “Paintguide” @ Unit London

Last week, Unit London hosted the opening of a group show curated by the founder of Paintguide, Henrik Uldalen. Along with his work, other artists who were invited in the past to take over the art sharing Instagram account also contributed to the...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 3, 2015

Releases: VNA #32 (Audrey Kawasaki Cover)

Recently, our friends at VNA Magazine just released issue #32 with the cover going to Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed). Along with a feature on her, other artists included are Jeff Soto, Ella & Pitr, Fintan Magee, Askew, Mr Penfold, Steph Morris, N...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 2, 2015

Previews: “Charismatic Megafauna” @ Roq La Rue

On Thursday night (December 3rd), Roq La Rue will be opening a new group show entitled Charismatic Megafauna. Artists Adam Doyle, Brad Woodfin, Camille Rose Garcia, Chris Berens, Femke Hiemstra, Jacub Gagnon, Jean Pierre Arboleda, Jessica Joslin (s...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 2, 2015

Basel Week Miami ’15 / Showing: SCOPE

One of the first satellite fairs we hit during Basel Week Miami was SCOPE Miami, situated nicely in their pavilion on the beach off Ocean Drive. Celebrating its 15th anniversary edition with 120 international exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 ci...
by Arrested Motion on Dec 2, 2015

Basel Week Miami ’15 / Previews: Kevin Peterson // Thinkspace @ SCOPE

Along with a couple group shows (covered), Thinkspace will also be hosting mini solos from Kevin Peterson and Alex Yanes at the SCOPE Miami booth. For his part, the Houston-based Peterson has sent a series of paintings to highlight his skills duri...
by Arrested Motion on Nov 30, 2015

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — René Magritte

If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream. ” – Rene Magritte René François Ghislain Magritte (November 21, 1898 – August 15, 1967)  was a Belgian surrealist artist best known for his wi...
by Humoring The Goddess on Nov 29, 2015

Book-Inspired Paintings, Sculptures, and Gallery Shows

Years ago I was lucky enough to fall down the rabbit hole of “lowbrow,” pop-surrealist art after discovering a Kathie Olivas’ Dunny. Like all rabbit hole adventures I quickly found myself discovering tons of amazing visual artists and movem...
by Book Riot on Nov 20, 2015

The Power of Picasso’s Sculpture

The current show of Picasso’s sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art provides, as all who have commented have noted, a rare opportunity to have a fresh look at the work of the artist who dominated so much of the twentieth century. A considerable n...
by Poetry on the Loose on Nov 1, 2015

Statues Looking.

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by Archive on Oct 20, 2015

Waiting for a Love Letter.

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by Archive on Oct 20, 2015

Openings: “OUTSIDEIN” @ ArtCenter College of Design

Last week, OUTSIDEIN opened at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena with contributions from artists Olivia Bevilacqua, David Flores, Chase, Robbie Conal, Cryptik, Jeanne Detallante, Shepard Fairey, James Jean, Geoff McFetridge, Kenny Sch...
by Arrested Motion on Oct 17, 2015

Releases: Mars-1 – “Mars Molecule Collection”

Coinciding with his current exhibition at Heron Arts in San Francisco, Mars-1 (featured) has released a set of bronze sculptures titled Mars Molecule Collection that mirror the large scale pieces in the show. The sculpts are three dimensional repr...
by Arrested Motion on Oct 17, 2015

Studio Visits: Logan Hicks x Beau Stanton – “Calm Before the Storm” @ Highline Loft

Logan Hicks and Beau Stanton have been working diligently for their coming two person pop up show that opens tomorrow night at the Highline Loft in New York's Chelsea art district. Curated by Lori Zimmer & Natalie Kates, the show entitled Calm Be...
by Arrested Motion on Oct 16, 2015


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