Preview: Jason Shawn Alexander @ 101/Exhibit, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
[sic] is a new series of large-scale works by Los Angeles based artist Jason Shawn Alexander. They are his most direct and personal paintings to date. The dramatic narratives that are a signature of his work are yielding to the intensity of the figure itself, to the portrait itself.

Michael Wertz Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The illustrations of Michael Wertz start with the pencil, and finish as digital collages, monoprints, and screen prints. He love bold, bright color in all formats. His work has been recognized by Communication Arts, American Illustration, and the Society of Illustrators (LA). Check out some of his beautifully graphic pieces in addition to a video documenting the process of making a hand printed book.

Video: LRG ARTIST DRIVEN EUROPE TOUR

Graffiti // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
In LRG’s Artist Driven Series newest installment, Pose, Vizie, and Supe go on a European spraycation through Sweden, Denmark, and France. Filmmaker Kc Ortiz is on hand to document the crime and fun time.

IN L.A.: Jen Stark @ Martha Otero

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the opening for Jen Stark’s latest solo exhibition at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles. To the Power Of consists of a wide variety of Stark’s signature sculptures meticulously crafted from paper, wood and other organic materials as well as a few paintings. Photos and more after the jump..

Video: I ART JOBURG: FALKO

Street Art // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
We have plenty more photos to share from our trip to Johannesburg, South Africa for the I ART JOBURG project, but in the meantime, check out the inaugural installment of a series of videos documenting the project. Local South African artist, Falko, is the subject of the first video. Watch as he meets photographer Martha Cooper and explains a little of his own history involving graffiti and street art.  

Pardee's Pick: The Art of Gris Grimly

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Among all of the random filing cabinets labeled anywhere from "reference pics of ewoks" to my "Amazon wish list" that are cluttered inside of my brain, there's a specific cabinet labeled "Artists Who I Will Always Look Up To For The Rest of My Life No Matter What". Inside that cabinet is a small list of names, and Gris Grimly is at the top.

Greg Lamarche "Timeless" @ Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Timeless, an exhibition of new collage works by the New York artist Greg Lamarche. This is Lamarche’s debut solo show with the gallery.

The Works of Pini Leibovich

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Pini Leibovich is an Israeli born industrial designer whose work focuses on order and disorder. His designed systems are meant to reflect the nature of man’s curiosity. Leibovich’s own goal is to have viewers interact as much as possible.

FAME Festival 2012: The Murals

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The Juxtapoz staff was unable to join the festivities at FAME Festival this year, but we had Jux friend Henrik Haven checking out the new murals in Grottaglie, Italy last week. Conor Harrington, Lucy McLauchlan, Ericailcane, Vhils, Boris Hoppek, Cyop e Kaf, and many others added to the town this year, with some of the strongest edition yet of FAME. 

The Works of Arian Behzadi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
From neurobiologist to graphic designer. Californian artist Arian Behzadi has continued to create amazing mixed media collages that fuse science with artistic expression. Behzadi explains "I have always found parallels between art and the sciences so a lot of my studies find their way into my artwork."

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