Preview: Ian Francis "Season 1 Episode 0" @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Season 1 Episode 0, an exhibition of new paintings by the British artist Ian Francis. This is Francis’ second solo show with the gallery. Working in mixed media on canvas and acrylic panels, Ian Francis combines abstraction, figuration, and elements of both painting and drawing. For this exhibition, the artist is unveiling over a dozen medium- to large-scale works on canvas and ten smaller works on acrylic that reflect broadly on the experience of television entertainment. Season 1 Episode 0 is inspired by the reality and unreality of contemporary TV...

The 30th Annual Weifang International Kite Festival

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Every year in Weifang, in the Shandong province of China, an international kite festival kicks off attracting worldwide attention. The festival has been hosted there by one of the three main kite-making schools in china since 1984. Chinese and foreign kite master perform stunts and spectacles to amuse thousands of visitors. This year will be the 9th 'World Kite Championships,' with teams representing dozens of countries participating. 

Photographs of "The Human Towers" by David Oliete

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
In the region of Catalonia, Spain, "The Human Towers," or "Castells" in Catalan, are built during festivities and competitions, a tradition that goes back more than 200 years. David Oliete shot this series of photographs during the last Human Tower Completion where a crowded and base of hundreds of people is set up to provide "strength, balance, courage, and common sense."

Paintings by Antony Micallef

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings of Antony Micallef. Antony won the second prize in the BP Portrait Award competition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2000 and has since exhibited throughout the world including LA, New York, Tokyo, and Bethlehem. He mixes political imagery fused with contemporary expressionism.

"RGB Fabulous Landscapes" by Italian-based artistic team Carnovsky

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
During Milan Design Week 2013, Italian-based artistic team Carnovsky unveiled their RGB Fabulous Landscapes. The exhibition featured digital fresco's printed using a technique by Italian company graphicreport in which the painting's landscapes, figures, architecture and atmosphere change depending on whether natural, red, green, or blue light is applied. 

Street Artists Given Run of Condemned Les Bains Nightclub

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Les Bains-Douches was built in 1885 as a municipal bathouse and eventually became one of the most popular nightclubs in Paris, a favourite of Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, Johnny Depp, and Andy Warhol. The building was declared a safety hazard in 2010 and closed. Since it's closure, the building's owners have invited 50 street artists to decorate the interior. 

Paintings by BIll Norrby

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of New York-based artist Bill Norrby. Before moving to New York to pursue a career as a painter Bill worked for several years in the video game industry. He has been featured in galleries and annuals such as Spectrum, 3x3, and Society of Illustrators.

Boneface for Queens of the Stone Age "...Like Clockwork"

Music // Monday, April 22, 2013
We love when we find an artist we love that connects with a band that we love. So is the case with UK-illustrator, Boneface (featured in our September 2012 issue), as he has illustrated the new Queens of the Stone Age album cover, ...Like Clockwork. Has anyone seen the billboards in LA?

JR "Wrinkles of the City—Berlin" @ Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 22, 2013
This past weekend, JR continued his international series, Wrinkles of the City, at an opening in Berlin at Galerie Henrik Springmann. The show comes on the heels of JR completed numerous mural and street pieces in Berlin over the past few weeks.

URS FISCHER @ MOCA, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 22, 2013
Spread across MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the first survey in the United States of the Swiss-born artist Urs Fischer weaves together some of his most memorable and iconic sculptural works while creating an unexpected landscape in both venues.

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