Brian M. Viveros Studio Visit for Moniker Featured on Juxtapoz

Brian M. Viveros’s latest body of work Bulletproof is being shipped off to Moniker International Art Fair, and Juxtapoz has the studio visit with a sneak peek of what’s in the container.  Jump over to Juxtapoz.com for the full story and studio visit.

Urban Nation Museum Opening Covered on Arrested Motion

Our friends at Arrested Motion published some amazing coverage of the opening of Urban Nation Museum in Berlin.

“Located on Bülowstraße in Berlin-Schöneberg, Urban Nation Museum now offers a clear overview of the current state of the street and urban art scene worldwide. Under the motto “UNique. UNited. UNstoppable.”- Arrested Motion. 

The  Urban Nation Museum has been 4 years in the making, and our curator/ co-owner Andrew Hosner has been going back and forth between Berlin and Los Angeles as one of ten curators who worked together to select 150 pieces that combine various styles and techniques of the urban art scene.

Please jump over to Arrested Motion to see photos of the Openings: Urban Nation Museum and Openings: Art Mile – Urban Nation Museum.

DAVID COOLEY INTERVIEW ON PROHBTD

Thinkspace Family member and Moniker International Art Fair featured artist David Cooley was recently interviewed by arts and culture website PROHBTD. The interview dives into Cooley’s creative processes intersection with meditation and self-discovery.  Visit the PROHBTD website for the full interview.

Has anyone come to a show and talked to you about your art while clearly tripping on shrooms or acid?

I’ve shown work at a couple music festivals years ago, so I’m sure it’s happened, but honestly I can’t really think of a time when that’s happened at a show. One time I was in a bar, and this guy was clearly tripping pretty hard on acid. While we were talking, the topic of art came up so I showed some photos of my work on my phone. He was genuinely super excited about my work, and he just kept hugging and thanking me. It actually felt pretty good to share my work with someone in that state and have them react like that.

Make sure to keep your eye out for Cooley’s latest body of work showing at Moniker International Art Fair, October 5th – 8th in London. To view all available work from David Cooley please visit the Thinkspace Gallery’s website.

New Josh Keyes Print Dropping Friday, September 15th.

Josh Keyes 
‘I’ll Love You Till the End of the World’ 
Edition of 300
Fine art print on 290gsm paper
16×25.5 inches / 40.6×64.7cm
Hand-signed numbered and titled by the artist

$250 each (plus CA. tax and shipping & handling)

Available for online sale this Friday, September 15 at 10 AM Pacific at:

I’ll Love You Till the End of the World‘ is taken from Keyes’ SOLD OUT solo show ‘Implosion’ that was on view this past August at Thinkspace. This new edition was photographed and printed by the amazing team out at Static Medium. This stunning edition has been hand-titled by Keyes along with numbering and signing.

Our new web shop takes a variety of payment methods and calculates the shipping for each order. Prints usually ship out within a week of your order being received. Please note that this does not mean you will receive your print in a week, just to be crystal clear. Please allow shipping time based on where you live in the world. Details will be shared when your print is on the way. Thank you for your support.

Opening Reception of SWANK at Thinkspace Gallery

The opening reception of Swank on September 2nd debuted nine artists from the gallery’s roster, whose work and recognition are on the rise. Each brings their own unique stylistic and technical approach to their practice, and though they share loose affinities, the grouping demonstrates the diversity and latitude of the New Contemporary Movement. Michael Reeder, David Rice, Tran Nguyen, Wiley Wallace, Molly Gruninger, Alex Garant, Sean Norvet, Christopher Konecki, and Lauren Brevner were curated by the gallery for this exhibition as promising new voices to watch on their ascent.

 Please visit the Thinkspace Gallery website to view available work from SWANK,

Robert Williams “SLANG Aesthetics!” at The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

Robert William’s “SLANG Aesthetics!” opened at The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum on Friday, September 8th. The loss of friend and fellow art advocate Greg Escalante hung in the air, but the night proceeded as a celebration of the movement Escalante and Williams built together.

ALVARO NADDEO Alvaro Naddeo’s “Not Forgotten” Opens at Thinkspace Gallery September 30th

ALVARO NADDEO
NOT FORGOTTEN
September 30 – October 21, 2017

Concurrently on view in the project room is Not Forgotten, featuring new works by Los Angeles-based Alvaro Naddeo. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, Naddeo is a self-taught painter whose work explores all manner of objects drawn from the various urban environments that have shaped his memory and imagination. Autobiographical in nature, the work contains symbolic references to his own nomadic past and his transitions through the landscapes of several different cities and countries.

Much of Naddeo’s work focuses on his societal concern over rampant consumption and waste, as well annexation and poverty, depicting accumulations of objects and detritus drawn from the city. Not Forgotten is Naddeo’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. A 20-year veteran in advertising and art direction, Naddeo has reapplied himself to the creation of his own work after a substantial hiatus. Creating primarily with watercolor on paper, the level of detail he can convey captures the humanity of these inanimate urban remnants with true soul, tinged with a subtle feeling of melancholy and loss.