Ink Drawings by Eugene Andolsek

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Using graph paper, a straight edge, a pair of compasses, and self-mixed colored inks, Eugene Andolsek created these wildly colorful and detailed geometric drawings. A stenographer during the day, Andolsek was untrained as an artist and would draw to escape the monotony of daily life while sitting at the kitchen table with his ailing mother. "The release was cathartic and pretty soon he was getting lost in the intricacies of his work and the geometric worlds he created, drawing and coloring for hours on end in a trance." Andolsek passed away in 2008.

Illustrations by Mario Sughi

Illustration // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Italian artist and illustrator Mario Sughi aka Neurosuro, started off his career in the late 70's working as a cartoonist in Italian satirical magazines. Moving to Dublin the late 80's, Mario studied Medieval History, received a PhD and currently publishes and exhibits his work worldwide!

Kotaro Chiba's Girlish Innocence

Illustration // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Kotaro Chiba is a professional freelance illustrator, designer, and animator based in Niigata, Japan. Her work is clearly heavily influenced by her home country, containing elements of traditional Japanese art as well as anime and manga, showing lithe young women with long delicate necks and soft features in a variety of natural landscapes.

New Mural by Celeste Byers and Aaron Glasson

Street Art // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
San Diego’s Celeste Byers and New Zealand’s Aaron Glasson have joined forces once again to create a psychotropic mural in Tijuana on the Mexico/USA border as a part of their project “Dimensiones”. 

ELECTRIC Gets Honoree Gear of the Year Award by Outside

Design // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
We wanted to take a second to give a shout out and send our respects to our friends at ELECTRIC eyewear who were recently honored by OUTSIDE as an honoree of OUTSIDE's annual Gear of the Year award. We love seeing all our friends doing great things, and ELECTRIC are doing a great job.

Lucky 7 Group Show @ C.A.V.E. Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
This Saturday, May 9th, C.A.V.E. Gallery will be celebrating its 7 Year Anniversary with a group exhibition featuring 40 artists from our current roster. These artists hail from 17 countries and individually express an exciting aspect of the ambitious global movement in Urban Contemporary Art.

"Abstract Visions" @ The Studio Shop in Burlingame, CA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time to broaden your experience of the Bay Area beyond San Francisco, Oakland and Silicon Valley this Friday, May 8th. Hop off CalTrain in Burlingame and stroll over to one of The Studio Shop’s 2015 centenary events. Abstract Visions starts at 6:00pm with a reception and informal talk by Professor Kevin Muller, appearances by artists Ursula O’Farrell, Katy Kuhn, Dominique Caron and Martine Jardel. and punctuated with live jazz and food inspired by the era of Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. The Studio Shop is located at 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame, California.

Juxtapoz x Squarespace: Beyond the Cover

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 04, 2015
Whatever twists and turns art may make in the relative favor or disfavor awarded any paradigm of style or content at a given moment, there is always a perennial divide between those who feel that less is more and those who feel, rather, that more is, well, never enough. These opposing attitudes, or competing aesthetics, have borne different names over the years, but let us simply call the former a kind of Minimalism and the latter a matter of Maximalism...

Issue Preview: June 2015 with Ryan McGinness

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 04, 2015
We kick off the summer months with some bright lights and bold nights with June 2015 cover artist, Ryan McGinness. The NYC-based artist has his hands in a little bit of everything these days; installation, painting, Instagram-projects, murals, parties, museum shows... he is all over the place with imaginative and conceptual fine art. Carlo McCormick writes our cover story this month and finds meaning in McGinness's world of symbols

Mona Kuhn: Acido Dorado

Photography // Monday, May 04, 2015
We are huge fans of Mona Kuhn here at Juxtapoz, and even though this body of work was shown at Edwynn Houk Gallery in late 2014, we love her latest series "Acido Dorado." As the press release stated, "Kuhn’s newest body of work is Acido Dorado, set inside architect Robert Stone’s secluded golden palace in Joshua Tree National Park, California. In this series, Kuhn explores her close friend and collaborator Jacintha, interacting with the American desert. Shallow pools, mirrored ceilings and glass walls frame sandy colored hallucinations filled with dreamy light leaks and seductive reflections."

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