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Need 2 Know 5 | Our Top 5 art happenings from this week

Lucy Sparrow opens 'Sparrow's Market' in Los Angeles

After the success of her previous installation, "8 'till Late', which opened at the Standard Hotel, Lucy Sparrow opens her latest felt project at the Downtown Los Angeles location. Featuring over 31,000 unique pieces, Sparrow has created an her own supermarket chain complete with items from food and groceries, to cleaning products and VHS rentals. 

"Sparrow Mart” is on view at the Standard, Downtown LA, Paddle Room, 550 South Flower Street, Los Angeles,

Open from August 1–31, 2018. 


Southern Exposure opens annual juried group exhibition

Entitled 'Green Book', this year's exhibition limited the call specifically to works by artists of color, centering the exhibition’s focus on the visual expression of communities of color and the ways in which societal underpinnings restrict their movement in increasingly gentrified spaces. 

"Green Book" is at Southern Exposure in San Francisco through August 18th.


Artist Alex Chinneck Opens Unzipped Abandoned Building Installation in England

The British sculptor has created a surreal new installation entitled Open To The Public in Kent, England featuring a pair of giant zippers ripping the walls of a soon-to-be-demolished office building. The 26-foot tall work took Chinneck two months to complete and pays homage to the building which was once a leather and textile manufacturer. 

"Open To The Public" opens August 2nd

John Paul Fauves opens debut solo exhibition in Asia

Costa Rican artist John Paul Fauves presents his latest series of work with Dopeness Art Lab in Taipei this past week. Titled 'Mi / Me', Fauves's newest pieces are an extension of his Mickey Me series, building on historical icons and paintings as inspiration, with new bold usage of color that reflects his signature, raw style. 

"Mi / Me" is open through August 19, 2018
Dopeness Art Lab (No.60, Ln. 308, Sec. 3, Heping E. Rd.
Da’an Dist., Taipei City 10676 Taiwan)


Tyler Mitchell Hired as First Black Vogue Cover Photographer

Tyler Mitchell could make history for being the first African American photographer hired to do a Vogue cover shoot in the publications 126 year run. Mitchell is rumored to be selected by Beyoncé herself to photograph her for the cover of the esteemed September issue.