NEW PRINT EDITIONS AVAILABLE THIS SATURDAY EVENING FROM SARAH JONCAS, KELLY VIVANCO, and SCOTT LISTFIELD

We’re excited to be dropping new print editions from Scott Listfield, Sarah Joncas, and Kelly Vivanco at the opening reception of Betwixt and Beauty in the main room, and 1984 in the project room this Saturday, January 6thWe will only be accepting in-person sales at this time, and currently, no phone or internet orders will be accepted. After the opening reception, the remaining copies will be shared via our webshop where those unable to attend the opening will have an opportunity to purchase prints.
Make sure to follow our social media channels for further print release details.
SARAH JONCAS
‘Fever Break’
Edition of 40
Fine art print on 290gsm paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
16×20 inches / 40.6×50.8cm
$75
 KELLY VIVANCO
‘Masks’
Edition of 30
Fine art print on 290gsm paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
12×12 inches / 30x30cm
$50
 SCOTT LISTFIELD
‘Rio’
Edition of 60
Fine art print on 290gsm paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
16×20 inches / 40.6×50.8cm
$75

ART LOVERS GIFT GUIDE : LONDON STYLE

Want to know the perfect gift for the art lover in your life? It’s Art!

Here are a few stunning pieces for the walls of any passionate art collector who has a pulse on the new contemporary art movement. The following pieces were shown in London at the Moniker International Art Fair.

Sainer (Etam Cru) and Zoer “Plastic Psychodelic” (2017) Acrylic on linen Sainer and Zoer Collab 60″ × 48″ | 152× 122cm $9,000

Sainer (Etam Cru) is a painter and muralist who is a graduate of Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. He currently lives and works in Gdynia, Poland.

Telmo Miel “Round About Midnight” (2017) Oil and acrylic on linen 19.69″ × 27.56″ | 50 × 70 cm $2,400

Telmo Miel is Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzmann, a muralist and image-making duo from the Netherlands. Combining multiple elements in a single composition, they layer references to the human and animal worlds to create complex creatures and fantastic scenarios. With positivity, humor and a touch of the romantic, their work is arresting and epic.

James Bullough “Oblivion” (2017) Oil, acrylic and aerosol on wood panel 31.5″ × 27.5″ | 80× 70cm $4,400

James Bullough is an American born artist living and working in Berlin, Germany. His paintings, and huge monumentally scaled site-specific murals are phenomenal combinations of realist painting technique and graphic punctuation.

Carl Cashman “A Helmet Full of Tears” (2017) Spray on cradled wooden panel 16″ × 20″ | 41 × 51 cm $800

Carl Cashman creates vibrant neon colored op-art, a genre he has coined “neometry”, or neon geometry. The works are hypnotic, at times bordering on the hallucinatory, and blur the distinction between digital and analog forms.

David Cooley – “Epicycloidal” (2017) Acrylic and resin on wood panel 36″ × 36″ | 91× 91cm $6,500

David Cooley, a Santa Barbara-based artist is inspired by the idea of creating something that’s previously only existed in thought and making something that’s tangible, with the intent to have an impact on others, whether it’s thought-provoking, fun, or just aesthetically pleasing.

Kevin Peterson “Indie Lion” (2017) Oil on wood panel 28″ × 15″ | 71× 38cm $6,500

Kevin Peterson‘s work is about the varied journeys we take through life. It’s about growing up and living in a world that is broken. These paintings are about trauma, fear and loneliness and the strength that it takes to survive and thrive. They each contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a worn, ragged, and defiled world.

To view all available pieces from this international show and their US price click here.

If buying an original piece of artwork as a gift is too bold or rich for your blood, the Thinkspace Projects print shop is filled with beautiful high-quality giclee prints.

Happy Holidays! 

BLACK METAL FRIDAY at the PRINT SHOP

It’s Black Metal Friday for the Thinkspace Print Shop and it’s the perfect time to pick up some goodies for your art loving friends for the holidays.

Our sale is active now through tomorrow, Saturday, December 2nd at 7 PM PST.

Today’s coupon code is:
BLACKMETALFRIDAY
Below is the direct link to have the code added to your invoice:
EVERYTHING except our new print from Audrey Kawasaki is included in the sale. Don’t miss out on this last chance to order something in time for the holidays.

Brian M. Viveros “Viva Vaudeville” Print
$200.00

Casey Weldon “Death Valley” Print
$50.00

Josh Keyes – “I’ll Love You Till the End of the World” Print
$250.00

‘Beautiful Mistakes’ Debut U.S. solo exhibition from BEZT (Etam Cru)

‘Beautiful Mistakes’
Debut U.S. solo exhibition from
BEZT (Etam Cru)
On view through November 4 at:
Spoke NYC / 210 Rivington Street in New York, NY 10002
Thank you to all of you that came out this past Saturday in NYC and supported our solo show with BEZT from Etam Cru. It was a pleasure to work with our friends at Spoke Art again on this special exhibition. Congrats go out to BEZT as well for an incredible new body of work. The exhibition remains on view through November 4.
BEZT (Etam Cru) - "Together We Will Live Forever"
BEZT
‘Together We Will Live Forever’
Edition of 50
19.6×27.5 inches / 50x70cm
7 color screen print on coventry rag paper
Printed by Serio Press (Los Angeles, CA.)
Hand-signed and numbered by the artist
$225
Prints can be purchased here:
BEZT (Etam Cru) - "Beautiful Mistakes" (Print)
BEZT
‘Beautiful Mistakes’
Edition of 75
24×24 inches
Fine art print on 300gsm Moab Somerset Museum Rag
Signed and numbered by the artist
$175
Prints can be purchased here:

BEZT
‘First Four Seconds’
Edition of 125
24×24 inches
Fine art print on 300gsm Moab Somerset Museum Rag
Signed and numbered by the artist
$150
Prints can be purchased here, almost sold out:

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.

DULK Print Drop Tomorrow, May 26th

We’re excited to announce Thinkspace Gallery will be publishing our first fine art print from DULK. This special edition is of ‘The Threat’ that was featured in our recent ‘NEXUS‘ exhibition at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California. Printed by the good folks at Static Medium, this edition came out just beautifully and will be available this coming Friday morning.

DULK

‘The Threat’
Edition of 30
12×20 inches / 30.4×50.8cm
Signed and numbered by the artist
$100 each

Please note there are no pre-orders or holds available. Our web shop only accepts payment via PayPal currently, so please make sure your address is confirmed there. Prints will ship from our offsite warehouse, so please note in-person pickup is not an option. All prints will ship out within a week of being ordered and tracking will be shared to your PayPal account. Thank you.
Available at 10AM Pacific Time this coming Friday, May 26 at:

Interview with Anthony Clarkson for “Trail of Wandering Thoughts”

Anthony Clarkson Interview

Thinkspace is proud to present Anthony Clarkson’s latest body of work ‘Trail of Wandering Thoughts’ in our project room on view now through February 25th. The Los Angeles-based artist departed from acrylics and pushed his technique with oils in his latest body of work continuing to create surreal – dreamlike meanderings through eerily cast dimensions.  In anticipation of Clarkson’s upcoming exhibition with us, we have an exclusive interview with Anthony Clarkson to discuss his creative process, growing as an artist, and sources of inspiration.

SH: Can you elaborate on the inspiration for this latest body of work and themes you’ve been exploring?
AC: This is the first group of works I’ve done not really centered around a theme. This time I just painted images that came to mind without really questioning what their meaning was, or trying to say a specific thing with them. I did find it very freeing. I think I’ve always felt in the past I really had to plan out the meaning behind each piece and have them convey a specific idea. I don’t know if I’ll keep conceiving images this way from now on or if I’ll go back to more theme-based works in the future, but I definitely feel some sort of creative wall has been torn down for me mentally.

SH: You’re a full-time artist in the fine art and digital art space? Do these mediums influence each other, are you able to explore or test ideas in one field that is adopted into a different piece?
AC: Yeah, I do both painted and digital art. I tend to keep them pretty separate in my mind, but I do sometimes come up with neat effects in my digital work that I wonder If I’d be able to replicate the look in paint.

SH: In a 2015 interview you shared that you would begin painting more with oils, will we see being seeing a lot more oils in this new body of work? What’s the differences in your ability to express yourself creatively when it comes to using acrylics versus oils?
AC: This is my first show where most everything is in oil. There has been a big learning curve with oils, but I do like them. I feel like I’m just starting to get a grasp on them, so I’m really excited to see what I’m able to do with them on future works. Some of the layering techniques I’m starting to learn are really cool that I think will allow me to do some great lighting effects and create more of a mood.

SH: Can you walk us through a day in the studio?
AC: On a typical day I usually wake up around 10 or so in the morning, and after several cups of coffee and checking e-mails, I start sketching out new painting ideas or jump right into painting if I have pieces already in the works. I usually work until about 7-8pm then take a break for dinner and relax with an hour or two of TV. Around 9pm I jump back into working and it usually goes late into the night. I tend to find I get a lot of my best work done between around 11pm-3am, when the rest of the world has gone to bed. It just feels a lot more peaceful and easier to fall into a natural creative state.

SH: What inspires you creatively? When you’re not painting what are you doing?
AC: Music has always been the biggest inspiration on my art. I can listen to a song and have images and colors come to mind that influence a lot of my paintings. I also love relaxing while watching movies both old and new. Being able to fall into different story narratives than I would have maybe normally come up with on my own can spark a lot of new ideas I can pull into my work.

SH: What would be your dream collaboration? (It can be any art form)
AC: I think it would be really cool to see my art animated and put to music in some way. Since I saw the short piece “Destino” by Salvador Dali in collaboration with Disney I’ve always thought something like that would be really great. I think my art would work for something in that vein really well too.

SH: If your artwork was a food item on a menu, how would it be described?
AC: I have no idea how it would be described, but I’m pretty sure it would be on the 99 cent menu.

SH: What were you listening to during this latest body of work, podcast? Playlist? Netflix?
AC: In the mornings I usually listen to a few different podcasts throughout the week such as Tell ‘Em Steve-Dave, Smodcast, Fat Man on Batman, The Nerdist, WTF, The Eddie Trunk Podcast.
In the afternoons I listen to music most of the time. I love heavy metal and listen to a lot of classic bands like Iron Maiden, Metallica, Dio, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Slayer, Black Sabbath, and Pantera. Also various other bands like Katatonia, Anathema, Tiamat, Ulver, and always some Depeche Mode and The Cure

In the evenings after dinner, I put on movies in the background. When painting I almost always play movies I’ve seen several times so I can just let the story wash over me and don’t have to focus on a new story. Just a few of the regulars that keep getting plays while I paint are Taxi Driver, Dr. Strangelove, American Beauty, Boogie Nights, Adaptation, Holy Mountain, Lost in Translation, A Clockwork Orange, and anything Alfred Hitchcock. Along with lots of old Twilight Zone episodes.

SH: What elements of other art inspires you? What artists are you fawning over right now?
AC: I tend to be drawn to artists that use really dynamic shadows and lighting. That’s always something I want to get a lot better at and get more depth and dynamics from my paintings. Also, artists who do an image design from a different view or angle than I would have thought of and is able to bring out more dynamics in the image that way.
There are so many artists I’m into right now, but I tend to be drawn to seeing works by people who do vastly different styles than my own because I can almost always find a technique or something in them that I can try to incorporate into my own works in my own way.
Right now I am really looking forward to the new show from Marco Mazzoni coming up. I love what he does with colored pencils. Back in high school, I was going through a big colored pencil phase when I was moving on from pen and ink work. I would go through boxes of Prismacolors trying to get a very painted look with them. So seeing what he does is really cool to me, like seeing the kind of thing I might have done had I kept working in that medium.

SH: You’ve been showing with Thinkspace for the last ten years. As an artist, how do you push yourself artistically without compromising your unique style?
AC: I think as far as the “world” I’ve been creating and trying to dive deeper into with my images I know where I’m going. It’s just about keeping going down that path. For me, the pushing myself comes from learning new techniques or using new mediums, like going from acrylic to oil paints. Overall I think I know what my grand vision for my art is that I’m trying to achieve, it’s just experimenting to find the best ways of pulling it off and putting in the hours of work to get better at creating that vision.

View all available works from ‘Trail of Wandering Thoughts‘ on the Thinkspace Gallery website.