Augustine Kofie – “Build From Memory” @ Galerie Openspace

One of our favourite artists Augustine Kofie has recently unveiled a new series of painting and collage work for his now solo exhibition “Build From Memory”. These new works can be seen on display at Galerie Openspace in Paris, which is on view until April 1st.

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Buff Monster – “Melt With Me” Exhibition

Buff Monster recently presented a solo show entitled “Melt With Me” that was on display last week in NYC. The show is a culmination of over a year of explorations in sculpture, from the smooth sexy large scale pieces to the gritty smaller concrete ones. The show is taking place at a great location right near my studio that he’s wanted to use for a long time.

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Group Exhibition – “Spectators” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is proud to announce, “Spectators”, a group exhibition featuring the new works of Caleb Hahne, Michael Reeder, and Molly Bounds. The opening reception is Saturday, February 11th at 7pm in Downtown Oakland. Each artist’s narrative is unique and individual but a common theme is expressed – the elements that define human nature. The idea of one being a Spectator is translated in the paintings by encompassed identity, perspective and experiences that are all key factors in how we define ourselves as people.

The exhibition will take place at Athen B. Gallery located at 1525 Webster St in Downtown Oakland. We are also conveniently located right off both 12 St and 19th St Bart Stations. To request a preview the exhibition contact info@athenbgallery.com. All artists will be in attendance for the opening reception. Learn more about each participating artists after the jump.

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Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine – Issue #23

We are back with yet another amazing edition of our online magazine, issue number 23. This publication includes image features from Skape289, Solero, “Reset” group exhibition at Athen B. Gallery, and interviews with Dan Hampe, Denial, Ruffpup Flykidd, Skor and Rafael Sliks.

Click on the image of follow this link HERE to read for free.

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Group Exhibition – “Reset” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is pleased to present “Reset”, a group exhibition coming to Oakland January 14th featuring the works of twelve local, national and international artists. Some of the artists in the exhibition, like Augustine Kofie, Dave Kinsey and Duncan Jago, are considered to be veterans in the urban contemporary movement.

They will be hanging alongside emerging artists like Aubrey Learner, Christie Yuri Noh and Pakayla Rae. By hand selecting a diverse array of techniques, styles, and aesthetics, we have aimed to make this our most surreal exhibition to date. We’re excited to have Smithe, Pakayla Rae, Kelly Ording, Duncan Jago, Dave Kinsey, Curiot and Augustine Kofie joining us for the first time. We couldn’t be happier to welcome back Nicolas Romero, Martina Merlini, Jean Nagai and Aubrey Learner back for another exhibition at Athen B. Gallery in Downtown Oakland.

Be sure to check out the show on Saturday, January 14th at 7pm for the opening reception of “Reset”. They gallery is conveniently located in Downtown Oakland at 1525 Webster St. just off both 12th and 19th st Bart Stations. The exhibition will be on view through February 3, 2017. To inquire about available works contact info@athenbgallery.com.

More promo images after the jump!

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Group Exhibition – “Rise And Shine” @ Arcade Gallery

Arcade Art Gallery is pleased to present « Rise And Shine », its first group show held in the city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. For our premiere show, we are proud to exhibit works from multiple established International Artists and introduce them to Taiwan. « Rise And Shine » features contemporary artists who encourage discussion on the present, and future direction, of the Graffiti & Street Art Movement. Their work showcases the raw essence of this genre via their bold compositions, striking colour palettes and forward thinking design choices. « Rise And Shine » is a curation of Artists who all share a similar vision and purpose; to demonstrate to Taiwan what is possible with their chosen art form. More promo images and info after the jump!

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Skinner – “A Series of Unfortunate Events” @ Athen B Gallery

Athen B Gallery is pleased to announce they have a really great solo exhibition by Skinner opened up this past weekend on Saturday December 10th called “A Series of Unfortunate Events”.

The gallery will also be doing a artist talk on Tuesday, December 13th at 7:30 where the artist will break down the paintings, character development and story board for the animated film he made for a band called “High on Fire”. On Saturday, December 17th Skinner will be hosting his first Skinterview where he will be interviewing special guest (other local creatives) in only a way Skinner could.

Basically nothing is for sale and this is more of a unique exhibition where visitors will be able to jump in Skinner’s mind and see a process not usually seen. Peep some studio and installation images and a write up from the artists himself after the jump.

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