Category: Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Releases: Barry McGee – “BE@BRICKs & Apple Watch Sport Band” Set

For those that like the repeating patterns that make up a big part of Barry McGee work, here a chance to add an art object from him to your collection. This set out for preorder features a 100% and 400% [email protected] as well as an Apple Watch sport band from the Bay Area-based artist. Head over here if […]

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Showing: Riusuke Fukahori – “Goldfish Blossoms” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Showing through the end of this week at Joshua Liner in New York is Riusuke Fukahori’s Goldfish Blossoms. For his third and largest solo yet with the gallery, the Yokohama-based artist has produced a wide selection of his signature acrylic and resin paintings of goldfish. Swimming in Japanese household objects and handmade vessels, the fish appear astonishingly three dimensional with […]

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Upcoming: Kevin Peterson – “Wild” @ Thinkspace

Coming up on March 2nd, Thinkspace in Los Angeles will continue to show Kevin Peterson with a new exhibition entitled Wild. Known for his beautiful paintings of children passing through urban environments with their animal companions, the Houston-based painter looks to not be deviating from this formula for his new body of work. Those who want to own some art […]

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Episode 672: BFAMFAPhD redux because we can!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_672_BFAMFAPhD.mp3downloadDuncan catches up with two of the members of BFAMFAPhD for a chat about the upcoming event series, which for those of you in NYC starts friday with MAKING & BEING. Conversations about Art & Pedagogy co-presented by BFAMFAPhD & Pioneer Works, hosted by Hauser & Wirth, with media partners Bad at Sports and Eyebeam. image credit… BFAMFAPhD, Making […]

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Release: Jeremy Geddes – “Seven.Seventeen” Book

On January 15th (10am Melbourne time), Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be releasing a book he has been working on for quite some time. Seven.Seventeen captures the past decade of the Australian artist’s work and includes many gorgeous full page spreads of some of his most iconic images. Produced in an edition of 2000, the 22cm x 30cm and 200 page […]

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Showing: Daniel Arsham – “Static Mythologies” @ Ron Mandos Galerie

Currently in Amsterdam, Daniel Arsham just opened a show entitled Static Mythologies at Ron Mandos Galerie featuring a diverse selection of works. Along with the European debut of his immersive installation Lunar Garden, the American artist has also included examples of his eroded sculptures and the newer masked sculptures. This exhibition coincides with his soon to […]

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Showing: Erik Parker – “New Soul” @ Mary Boone Gallery

A couple nights ago, Erik Parker’s new show opened at Mary Boone Gallery’s 5th Avenue space in New York. New Soul is a fresh body of work dominated by the locally-based artist’s series of tondos, his first time working with circular canvases. Utilizing his signature saturated palette, Parker has created lush landscapes with pools of […]

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Previews: Josh Sperling – “Big Time” @ Perrotin (New York)

Right on the heels of his showing just at the end of last year at Perrotin Seoul, Josh Sperling opened a new exhibition tonight at the gallery’s New York location. Big Time once again continues his exploration of geometric forms and can can be considered somewhat of a homecoming for the American artist as he lives and works […]

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Episode 671: Table Projects

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_671_Table_Projects.mp3downloadTune in this years first Bad at Sports Center with artist Gregory Bae & Kyle Bellucci Johanson of Table Projects in Avondale. We discuss how Bae’s experience of the movie Groundhog Day in Korea resulted in his new exhibition at Table, Black Hole or Love. We hear the foodie backstory behind Table Projects and rip […]

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TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/10-1/16)

1. Present Absence January 11, 2019, 6-9PMWork by: Salome Chasnoff + Meredith ZielkeUri-Eichen Gallery: 2101 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608 2. Non-Constants January 11, 2019, 6-9PMWork by: Ashley Freeby & Jesse MeredithSpudnik Press Cooperative: 1821 W Hubbard St, STE 302, Chicago IL 60622 3. The Rug’s Topography January 11, 2019, 6-9PMWork by: Rana YoungFilter […]

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Episode 670: Chicago Artist Book Fair

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_670_Chicago_Artist_Books_Fair.mp3download Tune in for this MONSTER DROP of an episode from our recent stint at the Chicago Art Book Fair. Roving reporter, Dana B., does a loop around the booths, covering as many as possible and speaking with Libri Finti Clandestini, Chicago Artist Writers, Homie House Press, Paint & Polish, Temporary Services, Archives & Futures, […]

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Showing: Emily Mae Smith @ Consortium Museum

A couple weeks ago in Dijon, France, the Consortium Museum opened the first ever institutional exhibition devoted to Emily Mae Smith. Bringing together about forty artworks made between 2014 and 2018 from private collections, the show gives a nice overview of the American artist’s recent output. Enjoy some more photos below but the video is a must […]

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Upcoming: “Futura: The 5 Elements” @ Urban Spree Galerie

On January 11th, Urban Spree Galerie in Berlin will be hosting the opening of Futura: The 5 Elements. The exhibition promises to be one the largest solo exhibitions from graffiti legend to date with more than 60 original paintings (created in Lille, France, during a residency organized by Art-Together) on display. Featuring all new works, the artist (whose real […]

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Recap: Okuda – “The Plastic Island” @ Mirus Gallery (Denver)

Today marks the last day of Okuda’s solo show at Denver’s Mirus Gallery entitled The Plastic Island. Including logos of corporations and brands with his signature characters in colorful compositions, the Spanish artist takes aim at the role of plastics in our consumerist society and its deleterious effects on the environment. Working with the geometric patterned style […]

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Previews: Kazuki Takamatsu – “The Way To Release From The Restraint” @ Corey Helford Gallery

On January 12th, Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting another new body of work from Kazuki Takamatsu in their Downtown Los Angeles showspace. The Way To Release From The Restraint features the Japanese artist’s surreal imagery created with his unique monochromatic depth mapping technique, starting digitally and ending with hand painting. His precociously seductive characters, mixed with symbols of death […]

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Episode 669: CABF Scott Roberts and Aggie Toppins

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_669_CABF_Scott_Roberts_and_Aggie_Toppins.mp3downloadChicago comic artist and animator Scott Roberts gets down with the universal question of what if Martin Kippenberger’s art logic could be applied to comics. Aggie Toppins, professional graphic designer and amateur mixologist contemplates the relationship between alcohol and philosophy while asking questions about the concept of client driven design. duncan Angry. Princess. Drama […]

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Showing: “Absorbed By Light” @ Amsterdam Light Festival

One of the installations that grabbed the most attention this year at the Amsterdam Light Festival was a piece by artist Gali May Lucas (Design Bridge). Created with the help of sculptor Karoline Hinz, Absorbed By Light comments on our society’s increasing addiction to our mobile devices. Placed outside the Hermitage and on view through January 20th, the light sculpture plays […]

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Episode 668: Suellen Rocca

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_At_Sports_668_Suellen_Rocca.mp3downloadOn this ultimate 2018 episode of Bad at Sports, the team finds themselves in the presence of Chicago legend, Suellen Rocca. Founding member of the Hairy Who, Rocca drops by the studio to illuminate Dana, Duncan, and Ryan on Chicago Art Institute’s 50th anniversary survey, Hairy Who? 1966-1969. Rocca also discusses her role as Curator and […]

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Previews: Tom Sachs – “The Pack” @ Vito Schnabel Gallery

Continuing to build on his longstanding fascination with Switzerland (see his recent performance at Frieze London), Tom Sachs opened a show today in St. Mortiz. Hosted by Vito Schnabel Gallery, The Pack features the American artist applying his signature technique of bricolage to question the Swiss model of an ideal society. Repurposing found materials, Sachs creates sculptures […]

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