Op-Art by Johnny Abrahams

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
"Johnny Abrahams lives and works in New York. His latest body of work consists of painstakingly painted op-art pieces. Working exclusively in black and white these large patterns are absolutely disorienting. Once the viewers eyes become accustomed to each piece, elaborate mazes dazzle the senses.

Revisiting the Scene of the Crime

Photography // Thursday, April 10, 2014
In the 1940’s and 50’s, criminologist Frances Glessner Lee created hand built miniature models of actual crime scenes which were used to train detectives to assess visual evidence. The depicted crimes ranged from homicides to accidental deaths to suicides and Lee’s attention to detail was phenomenal. Photographer Corinne May Botz was able to locate eighteen of Lee’s models which she photographed for her series “The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.”

The Fashion Designs of Nikoline Liv Andersen

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Nikoline Live Andersen is a Danish artist who works with experimental clothing design. In recent years, she has let her clothing designs become constituent parts of three-dimensional sculptural installations. Situated somewhere between design, crafts and art, Nikoline Liv Andersen's work is seeking to relocate the limits of our understanding of design and clothing and to challenge her audience when it comes to their perceptions of the world around us...

The Work of Eiko Borcherding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hamburg, Germany-based artist Eiko Borcherding continues to create intricate and well-executed mixed media pencil drawings. With an eye for detail, he plays on the ideals of life and death, combining these elements in a way that creates a hauntingly beautiful duality. Recently, his work has begun to catch the eye of many art collectors resulting in art exhibitions  throughout Europe.

“Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends” @ CSU Fullerton, Begovich Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
This Saturday, April 12th Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends opens at CSU Fullerton's Begovitch Gallery. The exhibition will include approximately 35 artists who will each create artwork based on an urban legend with special significance to them. Each work will be accompanied by text explaining the artist’s personal connection to their chosen urban legend. Urban legends serve as our modern day mythology. Based on cultural traditions and morality tales, these stories prey upon our collective fears...

Nate Lowman "Rain the Painforest" @ Maccarone, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Nate Lowman's opened his fourth solo show, Rain the Painforest, at Maccarone last week. 'A flower. A leaf. A rock. A stem. A heart. A shape. A stain. A drip. A memory. A State. An egg in a pan. Lowman presents new works that embark on a significant departure from his previous icons. In lieu of meditations on pop culture and political instants, and canvases shaped after generic symbols of mass-consumption and cultural artifacts, Lowman's works here conjure states of memory, modeled on the soft edges of the hand-drawn...  

Tin Wei Lin, Dan Murphy and Barry McGee @ Fleisher/Ollman

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
This Friday, April 11th Fleisher/Ollman in Philadelphia will be presenting Department of Neighborhood Services, a three-person exhibition with Isaac Tin Wei Lin, Dan Murphy and Barry McGee. The artists have been familiar with one another’s work for over a decade, having shown or collaborated together in a number of contexts including exhibitions, publications, and in the public realm...

Emory Douglas, February 2011

Vault // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
In February 2011, we ran a special cover story on one of the most influential and renowned political poster artists in the United States, former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, Emory Douglas. Today we take a look back at that cover story, shot and covered so eloquently by Shaun Roberts, as one of our all-time favorite stories of the past two decades.

Howard Greenberg Gallery recreates Joel Meyerowitz"s "MY EUROPEAN TRIP: Photographs from the Car"

Photography // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Howard Greenberg Gallery will show two exhibitions of the work of Joel Meyerowitz from April 17 to May 31, 2014. The gallery will recreate MY EUROPEAN TRIP: Photographs from the Car, an exhibition that was curated by John Szarkowski and presented by the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1968. The gallery will also show Meyerowitz’s new work "THE EFFECT OF FRANCE: New Still Lifes, 2012-2013," a series of still lifes, mostly made at his home in France.

Preview: Charlie Roberts "K.I.D.S." @ Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Richard Heller Gallery in Los Angeles are pleased to present Charlie Roberts' sixth solo exhibition in the gallery: "K.I.D.S." For this exhibition Charlie will present new paintings and works on paper. Featured in the May 2013 issue of Juxtapoz, Charlie Roberts' work takes us into the mind-stream of a manic, obsessive and eclectic collector of contemporary pop culture and art history. Everything is sampled and laid our without hierarchical order and judgements. Roberts uses a wide range of materials and masters a furious force as well as a sensitive subtleness. 

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