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Gavin Kenyon

Gavin Kenyon

It’s obvious that sharp blades have carved canyons through the mind of New York artist Gavin Kenyon. His axes, swords, and knives have a way of taking on strangely organic characteristics, and I really like how the pieces attack the space where they are installed. The world of metal sculpture can be dominated by machismo, so I find it interesting that these sculptures appear dangerous and destructive, while being somewhat goofy at the same time.

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Dan Duffy

Dan Duffy

Ok, here’s a little known fact about yours truly… I am a total sports nerd. Deep down, I’ve always wanted to be a baseball player, so of course I got really excited when I saw these ‘text illustrations’ by Philadelphia artist Dan Duffy. If you didn’t already notice, his images are comprised of the words and statistics of the subjects – the Harry Kalas tribute is made up of the Hall of Famer’s greatest and most memorable calls during his almost 40 years of play-by-play commentating for the Philadelphia Phillies, and there’s another with the scores from every game of the 2008 Phillies world championship season. I’ll understand if the sports references get lost on you, but make sure to look after the jump for the illustrations of Barack Obama (text from his inaugural address), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (“I Have A Dream” speech), and Abraham Lincoln (second inaugural address).

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Interview with Videos Collide artist Jeremy Bailey

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There is never a dull moment in Jeremy Bailey’s performances – I’d like go ahead the deliveries of his stand-up/software demos/karaoke sessions as the funnier “artistic” Steve Jobs. In “The Future of Theatre” debuting tonight, he plays “this hopeless and foolish slave trying desperately to conjure his machine to do increasingly absurd tasks of questionable use. Computers are the new chauvinist modernists.”

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Jasmine Golestaneh

Jasmine Golestaneh creates fantastical collages using bats and rainbows to explore rituals and the subconscious.

If you’d like to catch her work in person, she has a solo show on June 28th at Envoy Enterprises in NYC.

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Interview with Videos Collide artist Ben Bigelow

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Los Angeles Ben Bigelow is an extraordinary image-maker and narrator. His newest piece (cowboy and old-western influenced magic) debuts for the first time ever at the Videos Collide in Real 3D Space show tonight! Doors open at 8PM, show starts very promptly at 8:30PM. Bring your loved one, bring your arch-nemesis, your parents, your cyber crush, whoever it is, you’ll all walk out of it excited for the possibility of banishing YouTube and Vimeo and watching time-based art in REAL 3D SPACE.

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Todd Chilton

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Really really nice geometric abstractions from Chicago dude – Todd Chilton. Thoughtful, painty, very awesome.

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Ping Zhu

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Ping Zhu aka Pingszoo resides in Los Angeles and does wonderful illustration work.  Dogs, snowboarding animals, and great portraits all in a playful and colorful style.

Check out her work at Pingszoo as well as more after the jump.

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Mark Gonzales Studio Sale

MarkGonzales-Sale Legendary skateboarder and artist Mark Gonzales is getting ready to do some spring cleaning, and if you are in New York you can reap the benefits.  The Gonz is hosting a studio sale, selling original drawings, zines, shirts, and much more.  The sale takes place at 580 Broadway on March 29th from 11-8PM.  Hit the jump for some more from Mark.

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