Preview: Rene Almanza @ Gerrish Fine Art, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
We have been previewing works from Mexico's Rene Almanza on the occasion of his exhibition in conjunction with Gerrish Fine Art in London. Draws of Perception, featuring 1001 drawings, has been moved to Shop 12, Dray Walk, and The Old Truman Brewery in London, and opens on July 4, 2012.

The Work of Andrea Wan

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
As an illustrator and Visual Artist based in Berlin and Vancouver, Andrea Wan's playful watercolor drawings bring us back to the innocence of our days. Her work has graced the pages of publications such as The New York Times, Computer Arts Magazine, Nobrow Magazine and Nylon and she continues to put out new, charming, mysterious illustrations.

Surreal Paintings by Igor Morski

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This is the kind of thing we love to see in the morning; really well-composed, surreal mastery. Polish artist Igor Morski not only takes a figurative, photoreal approach, he creates the kind of fantastical situations and scenes that only the most peculiar of minds can really create.

John Baldessari's Pencil Story

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Back in the early 1970s, John Baldessari told a story about his pencil. It was a sad pencil that he revived. It was a moment of his own obsessive attention to detail that compelled him to revive it. It was subtle, but it was art.

Mesa in Athens, Greece

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Participating in the Meeting of Styles Festival in Athens, Greece, Mesa painted this large portrait of a women looking into the distance.

Portraits by Mercedes deBellard

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Working out of Spain, Mercedes deBellard illustrates the portraits of some pretty cool looking ladies with blended pencil and watercolors. She brings feminine touches into her work through splashes of pastels and floral elements. These are the type of girls we want to hang around.

Erotic Illustration by von Zzyzx

Erotica // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This 'Shaman Princess' illustration is a colorful and soft take on a self portrait by Klem.jm. Illustrator Von Zzyzx uses intricate details and pastel colors to add a unique personality to the portrait.

Marco Mazzoni Tattoo!

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Tattoo artist Diogo Quadro out of Belgium recreated the work of Marco Mazzoni on skin! Mazzoni's work usually includes portraits of mysterious women covered in flowers and butterflies, and most often missing their eyes. It is pretty cool to see his work off of paper and onto flesh!

In L.A.: The Floor Show @ Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills for the opening reception of The Floor Show. group exhibition of floor-based sculpture organized in collaboration with curator Richard D. Marshall. The Floor Show explores the variety of ways contemporary artists have expanded the possibility of the sculptural medium by removing it from the once-compulsory pedestal. Photos and more after the jump..

Olek for "Delocated" in the July Juxtapoz Adult Swim Issue

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
As part of our Adult Swim issue, we had the chance to create special collaborations with various artists around the themes of the Adult Swim programs. When it came to "Delocated,"with the concept of the family who testified against the Russian Mafia and has been uprooted to start living undercover through the witness protection program, why not have Olek and her guerrilla knitting work create some masks for full undercover looks?

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