Opening: Monica Canilao "Born From Ruins" @ Subliminal Projects, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
We have been lucky over the past 5-6 years to have worked with Oakland, California based fine artist, collagist, painter, mixed-medist, sculpturist, installation artist, you name it, but we have been lucky to watch Monica Canilao become a force in contemporary art. Of all the projects she creates, "Born To Ruins," which opened at Subliminal Projects this past weekend, is another chapter in what will continue to be an fantastic career for Canilao. 

Thomas Campbell "Ampersand" @ Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Thomas Campbell entitled Ampersand. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery featuring painting, sculpture, original bronzes, and hand-sewn works. The artist will be in attendance for the opening reception on Thursday, June 12th, 2014.

These Fruits and Veggies All Faker Than Potato Head

Music // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Butter Ya'Self is a new track featuring a banana (Nana Splits) and bread roll (ButterKrust) letting us know how much tastier they are. "We on a roll. Bitch, I am a roll. Getting hot and heavy in the oven like a casserole. Making bread. Shit, I'm made of bread. And these fruits and veggies all faker than Potato Head." You need to watch it.

Watch: Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
How does it feel to start a new painting? Filmed in his Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio, artist Eddie Martinez starts a large new painting while taking a break to walk his French bulldog Franny in his graffiti-clad neighborhood. Surrounded by an abundance of recently completed paintings, Martinez refers to these compositions while working on a new seven-by-ten foot canvas.

The Massive Drawing The Internet Created

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Made up entirely of requests from people all over the Internet via Kickstarter, a massive 24x36” poster is the first of its kind. This drawing experiment was the idea of London artist Benjamin Redford.

Holton Rower Pours Psychedelic Blooms

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
New York artist Holton Rower’s series Pour is a wild psychedelic festival for the eyes. The grandson of Alexander Calder, Rower was entrenched in the rich culture of art making early on and has been developing and perfecting his technique for years.

Astronomical Geographical Illustrations

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
John Philipps Emslie illustrated maps and contributed to the British topographical archive in the mid to late 1800s with his beautiful astronomical and geographical illustrations.

Dan Woodger Reminds Us to Smile

Illustration // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Freelance illustrator Dan Woodger lives and works in London. His commercial and personal work is reminiscent of a "hidden pictures" type of illustration created for children. These pieces are bright, cheeky and detailed...

"Photodissolutions" from Kuinexs

Erotica // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
There is little information to be found online about mixed media artist Kuinexs. "Photodissolutions" describes the manner in which this artist creates his or her pieces. Kuinexs layers paint solvents on top of photographs...

Opening: Mars-1 "Toward A Distant Dawn" @ Martha Otero, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 09, 2014
As you maybe saw on the site last week, we did a studio visit with San Francisco-based artist, Mars-1, as he prepared for his solo show, "Toward A Distant Dawn," at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles. That show opened this past Saturday, and we got in the old van and drove down to the Southland to see our neighbor show off his new paintings and impressive bronze sculptures. Don't try and lift those. They are heavy.

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