TELLAS X GORGO, “FROM OUTER SPACE” SILKSCREEN PRINT

Posted March 18, 2014
TELLAS X GORGO, “FROM OUTER SPACE” SILKSCREEN PRINT

Il Gorgo, an online magazine on urban art , is doing an exciting collaboration with artist Tellas. A limited series of serigraph prints featuring Tellas’ art will be made available starting March 17, 2014. Words by Crist Espiritu. Video by Tellas. Tellas has been on the forefront of brining abstraction to the streets in the…

BASIK, TABULA AUT MORTEM” AND MURIEL, “8894OG POSTER SERIES” SHOW AT AVANTGARDEN GALLERY MILAN REVIEW

Posted March 6, 2014
BASIK, TABULA AUT MORTEM” AND MURIEL, “8894OG POSTER SERIES” SHOW AT AVANTGARDEN GALLERY MILAN REVIEW

Artist Lucio “Basik” Bolognesi recently opened Tabula Aut Mortem at AvantGarden Gallery in Milano, Italy. Coinciding with this show, the gallery also launched Michele “Muriel” Peretti’s 8894OG Poster Series. As a whole, the event was a nostalgic look at the late 80’s to early 90’s skateboarding scene. Words by Crist Espiritu. Photos provided by Basik….

MEGGS, “BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP” MURAL AT 6TH STREET AND MATEO LOS ANGELES

Posted February 28, 2014
MEGGS, “BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP” MURAL AT 6TH STREET AND MATEO LOS ANGELES

Australian artist Meggs has just finished a mural at DTLA. Entitled “Beauty is Only Skin Deep”, the mural features layers upon layers of overlapping elements conjured by the artist. According to the artist he experimented with transparent paint to see if he can achieve effects similar to ones from screen printing process. This experimentation resulted…

BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU, “BEE YOURSELF: BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU” SHOW LOS ANGELES

Posted January 20, 2014
BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU, “BEE YOURSELF: BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU” SHOW LOS ANGELES

I first learned about Bumblebee when I did a review of a group show he was part of some time ago. I did some research on him and was really impressed with his proficiency in making public art. Besides his stenciled images, I was particularly impressed with his use of installations and sculptures in the…

THIS IS ERU AND EMU, HAMADARAKA

Posted January 17, 2014
THIS IS ERU AND EMU, HAMADARAKA

Hamadaraka transports you in a world of delightful confusion. Their art is a realm where animals, mutants and random everyday objects populate a world of dreamy color washed landscapes. Forms and figures familiar yet out of place interact in a festive atmosphere. The wild imageries reach levels of madness that could easily stir up bewilderment…

BASIK X ZAMOC X GOLA, “SUMMER CAMP” AT RIMINI, ITALY

Posted January 8, 2014
BASIK X ZAMOC X GOLA, “SUMMER CAMP” AT RIMINI, ITALY

There is this need to set things right at the beginning of the New Year. We engage in a cleansing process of sort where we filter out all the negative energies of the past year and begin to let the positivity of the new in. We discard all the burdens accumulated from the past year…

2501, “IDEA GALLEGGIANTE” AT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SHOW MIAMI

Posted December 14, 2013
2501, “IDEA GALLEGGIANTE” AT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SHOW MIAMI

An inverted canoe floats over its own reflection and manages to stay still despite the turbulent waves of vibrating lines on it. Chaos is contained within this surreal vessel, motionless in the middle of a calm sea of echoed amalgamation of light and forms. A surge of poetry is inevitable once confronted with this installation…

MISS VAN AND CIRO SCHUNEMANN, “ROOM FOR CREAM” AND “MAKUMBIA” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY AND TIME TO SHINE GALLERY LOS ANGELES REVIEW

Posted September 25, 2013
MISS VAN AND CIRO SCHUNEMANN, “ROOM FOR CREAM” AND “MAKUMBIA” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY AND TIME TO SHINE GALLERY LOS ANGELES REVIEW

Miss Van and Ciro Schunemann simultaneously opened their latest solo shows at Soze Gallery and Time To Shine last Saturday, September 21, 2013. Miss Van’s “Room For Cream” and Ciro’s “Makumbia” featured the latest paintings and sculptures from this creative couple. Each of their shows is highlighted with collaborative pieces from both of them. The…

MISS VAN X CIRO SCHUNEMANN, “ROOM FOR CREAM” X “MAKUMBIA” SHOW PREVIEW AT SOZE GALLERY AND TIME TO SHINE GALLERY LOS ANGELES

Posted September 18, 2013
MISS VAN X CIRO SCHUNEMANN, “ROOM FOR CREAM” X “MAKUMBIA” SHOW PREVIEW AT SOZE GALLERY AND TIME TO SHINE GALLERY LOS ANGELES

Something exciting is brewing in LA. Miss Van and Ciro are currently holed up at Soze Gallery’s residency program finishing up pieces for their respective solo shows. Miss Van’s “Room for Cream” at SOZE Gallery and Ciro Schunemann’s “Makumbia” at Time To Shine will feature the latest paintings and sculptures from this creative couple. Words…

QUICK TRIP: NECKFACE, “NO MERCY FOR THE WEAK” SHOW AT NEW IMAGE ART GALLERY AT LOS ANGELES

Posted September 9, 2013
QUICK TRIP: NECKFACE, “NO MERCY FOR THE WEAK” SHOW AT NEW IMAGE ART GALLERY AT LOS ANGELES

We dropped by the opening of Neckface’s latest show at New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles entitled “No Mercy for the Weak”. The collection of works is brimming with angst spiked with even more poignant dark humor. Images of fiends engaged in various comically violent situations, pentagrams and graffiti on the gallery walls makes up…