Influences: Marci Washington, Nov. 2013

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 16, 2014
Forget the relentless production of teenage vampire television shows or low budget slasher movies with continuing sequels and remakes. Marci Washington paints the dark arts from a past era, influenced by the ornate beauty and the mysterious worlds of Edward Gorey, L. Frank Baum, and Francisco Goya. Remix these masters of fantasy with Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, and you get the work of this Berkeley-based artist.

Photorealistic Paintings on Wood by Ivan Hoo

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 16, 2014
Ivan Hoo, a native Singaporean artist who lives and breathes art. His photorealistic and anamorphic drawings and paintings use pencil and pastel to amazing effects! Among his most notable achievements, Ivan had his first exhibition in 50 x 50 Square Invasion Painting Show 2011. Moreover, Artspace Intinc Singapore celebrates with a collaboration with other international artists. Currently, his drawings and paintings are displayed in Art Speaks Studio, a local art space located in Singapore.

The Frozen Moments of David Talley

Photography // Friday, May 16, 2014
In the photographic portraits created by David Talley, a combination of the mysterious and fantastical are brought together to create images that draw the viewer in to Talley’s photographic fictional worlds. His romanticized use of movement and rich contrast create an entire narrative with just one photograph. 

Converse Wall to Wall: Cleon Peterson in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Cleon Peterson combines vivid and violent imagery with an incredible eye for detail. Just off Fairfax Blvd in Los Angeles, he lifted from his End of Days series to create the newest Converse Wall to Wall, featured on the back cover of the June, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.

OPENING TONIGHT - Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Tonight, May 15, 2014, we are very excited and honored to have "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" open both Jonathan LeVine Gallery spaces in New York City, featuring specially contributed artworks from artists that span the two decades of Juxtapoz Magazine and also usher the magazine in the next decades to come.

ONO’U TAHITI GRAFFITI FESTIVAL - PART 5

Graffiti // Thursday, May 15, 2014
On the second day of the competition for the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival, the ten final round competitors were each given a word in the Tahitian language to paint and interpret. For five hours the varied styled artists painted it out, each bringing exceptionally strong work to the table. After a lengthy and trying deliberation between the judges the winners were announced.

End Times

Photography // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Standing out as one of her most controversial works, Jill Greenberg’s photographic series “End Times” depicts images of small children in the middle of a crying fit. Taken as headshots, the photographs display the overwhelming raw emotions that often overcome young children. Greenberg assures those who are concerned that the children were not harmed in any way and reminds us how easily a child’s smile can transform into an immense storm of grief. 

Finder Man: An Excerpt from Tom Waits in Conversation with John Baldessari

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
In our October 2013 issue, coinciding with Tom Waits' new book of photographs with Anton Corbijn, we asked famed California-based conceptual artist, and Waits collaborator John Baldessari to engage with him in conversation. Topics ranged from youth, controlling accidents, and not taking serious art seriously. The following is an except from that conversation that was left out of the feature but included in our Perspective section accompanied by a Munk One illustration.

Stonecutter Journal Issue 4

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Our friends over at Stonecutter Journal just released their 4th issue. Stonecutter is a Brooklyn-based journal that aims to open up a space for words, ideas, and images to circulate between US-based and international writers and artists of various genres. The new issue features cover art by Trey Wright and three color spreads and an incredible host of writers an artists that you should definitely check out! 

Cookbook: Alex Pardee Interviews Wolvesmouth

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
A few times a month, Craig Thornton invites 20 of his closest friends to gather and enjoy the new private collection of artwork that he spends a grueling amount of hours preparing to unveil. Only this art show is a little more unique than the typical private gallery show at a secret downtown Los Angeles loft...

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