'The Hyena and Other Men,' and other Photographs by Pieter Hugo

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
South African photographer Pieter Hugo's series The Hyena and Other Men, photographs of animal wranglers in Lagos, Nigeria have recieved 'varying reactions from people - inquisitivieness, disbelief and repulsion.' While some were fascinated other saw marketing potentials with the men, while animal-rights groups wanted to intervene...

Ryan Mcginley's "Blue Falling" ON THE HIGH LINE BILLBOARD, NYC

Street Art // Thursday, April 04, 2013
Wait, is that an Apple Ad? The 25-by-75-foot billboard located in a parking lot next to the High Line Park in New York has hosted an all-star list of artists including Joel Sternfeld, John Baldessari, David Shrigley, Elad Lassry, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of Toilet Paper, and others since its inception in December 2011. Now photographer, Ryan Mcginley, joins this list as the most recent artist to have their work shown on the massive canvas. 

Opening: Kenny Scharf "Kolors" @ Paul Kasmin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We are in NYC right now for the opening of Kenny Scharf's Kolors at Paul Kasmin Gallery, tonight April 4. (We haven't mentioned this yet, but Kenny's the cover artist for the new May 2013 issue). He wil unveil a new body of work plus a series of sculpture works.

Soey Milk's Beautiful Dance

Illustration // Thursday, April 04, 2013
Soey Milk’s work is some of the most stunning artwork I’ve ever seen.  It’s expressive, surreal, gorgeous and full of life’s mysteries.  Soey herself is just the same, full of energy and always working.  What she presents with her finished work is profound and elegant... 

Painter Painter @ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
On view at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis until October 27th is a group painting show featuring artists mostly born in the 1970s whose humble approach to abstraction is one of generative process as opposed to the grand gestures that dominate many fields of abstract painting.

'Ben Rayner: 1000' @ The Gallery Next to The Burgundy Room, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
Alexis Gross & The Gallery next to The Burgundy Room is presenting 1000, a solo photo exhibition by photographer Ben Rayner. The exhibition, opening tonight, is an explosion of sorts of Rayner's brain, aptly featuring 1000 photos spanning the past ten years of Rayner's subjects cover the walls. 

'Creepshow,' a series of paintings by Nathan James

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We love London-based artist Nathan James' new series of paintings entitled Creepshow. In the series he tries to focus on 'the lives and worlds of the underclass, failures, perverts and slackers, rather than beautiful, successful people.'   

The Surreal Paintings of Oliver Vernon

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
This morning we take a look at the paintings of Brooklyn-based artist Oliver Vernon. We love his surreal, warped landscapes. Vernon was born in New York and received his BFA from Parsons School of Designs and his work is displayed in numerous collections all over the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  

Photographs by Daido Moriyama

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We are enjoying the photography of Japan's Daido Moriyama this morning. Daido is one of the most revered living Japanese photographers and his work is 'saturated with the melancholic beauty of life at its most ordinary. His photographs epitomize wabi-sabi, the Japanese aesthetic of finding beauty in imperfection.'

Hilary Brace Draws Her Cloud Worlds with Charcoal and an Eraser

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
While they look like they could be photographs, Hilary Brace starts with a smooth, polyester film surface darkened with charcoal, and then using erasers and other toold removes the charcoal to reveal these incredible cloud formations and worlds.

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