portraiture

Art Aug 6, 2009

El Mac “Faces of Life”

El Mac splits his time between Phoenix and Los Angeles. His work is centered on large scale grafitti murals of photo-realistic portraiture. He draws from Chicano culture, as well as from popular religious iconography. Tomorrow, August 7… Read more
Art Jun 17, 2009

Kehinde Wiley “Black Light” Book Signing

Celebrating the release of the Kehinde Wiley monograph Black Light from powerHouse, Barney’s New York will host a party and book signing event on June 23, 2009. Meet the artist, pick up a copy, and have it inscribed. RSVP’s for … Read more
Art May 27, 2009

Self-Portraits at Circle Culture Gallery

CircleCulture Gallery has collected self-portraits from contemporary artists spanning four continents for their newest exhibition. The idea behind the show is to explore the historical tradition of the self-portrait through fresh eyes and… Read more
Art Apr 3, 2009

Kehinde Wiley “The World Stage: Brazil”

This Saturday, Kehinde Wiley’s The World Stage: Brazil lands at Culver City’s Roberts and Tilton Gallery. The new series of paintings continues Wiley’s exploration of masculinity, black male identity, and hip-hop culture. A catalog of… Read more
Art Apr 2, 2009

Hush “Veiled Beauty”

Opening today at Fifty24SF, a solo exhibition by British graphic designer and illustrator Hush. Veiled Beauty presents new works that follow his interest in portraying Manga women through mixed media of screen print, spray paint and built… Read more
Art Mar 27, 2009

Matt Small “Youngstarrs”

Today, Matt Small’s latest show opens up at Black Rat Press. “Youngstarrs” presents new portraits on salvage metal and concrete. Arrested Motion caught up with him prior to the show. Check out the interview to learn more about the… Read more
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