David Lyle "EVERYONE'S A CRITIC" @ Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Lyons Wier Gallery is pleased to present EVERYONE'S A CRITIC, a new body of work by artist David Lyle. Working from found vintage and vernacular photographs, Lyle seamlessly composes works that harken back to 1950’s and 1960’s America - not as they were, but skewed and reimagined by the artist. The show opens on February 12, 2015 in NYC.

Joram Roukes @ Masters Projects, Brooklyn, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
We have long been fans of Dutch painter, Joram Roukes, in our offices, and have featured him both in the magazine and on our site. He currently has a new body of work up at Masters Projects in Brooklyn, which will have a reception on February 5 and on view through March 14, 2015. The gallery says of Roukes works that, "Roukes’ collage-like paintings of anthropomorphic-hipsteresque-hybrids set within dystopian landscapes visually invoke cultural tensions through realist and expressionistic painting styles."

Photographing Nudes with Sam Haskins

Erotica // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
South African photographer Sam Haskins, who passed away in 2009, left behind a defining legacy as a key player in mainstream 20th century photography and the sexual liberation of the 1960s. Some of his most notable and influential work was seen in a 1962 book called Five Girls, a study in black and white of the nude female form, and a 1965 book Cowboy Kate which was an adventures photo essay of a model, her hat, and the Wild West. Both captured "the era's sexual freedom and independence," launching his career as a commercial and fashion photographer.

New Work by Brecht Vandenbroucke

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
We've been fans of Brecht Vandenbroucke for a while now. The Belgian artist was most recently featured in our September 2014 issue and we were happy to check back in and see that he has stayed busy, giving us lots of new work to feast our eyes on!

The Spacial Illusions of Peter Kogler

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Austrian artist Peter Kogler began his artistic journey by adopting the tradition of conceptual and media art, and by developing his explorations at the intersection of different disciplines and media – performance, video, film, painting, computer art, sculpture, and architecture. Kogler has been interested in new, innovative art practices, not only in the field of visual, but also in performative arts, sound and music.

How to Stick Out Like a Severed Thumb

Design // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Justin Poulsen knows how to make sure his promotional materials get noticed. For his 2015 mailing, the Toronto-based photographer included an incredibly realistic and painfully (in a good way) literal interpretation of a thumb drive. Using silicon, the artist created a series of severed fingers, each handcrafted and painted. Kudos Justin, kudos.

1930s Radio Wave Fashion Design

Design // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
A 1938 issue of Radio-Craft magazine featured these photos of an RCA engineer named C.E. Burnett who was taking radio waves and turning them into patters to be used on clothes and furniture. A radio and TV engineer, Burnett photographed cathode ray tubes (same ones that would later be used to make TVs), fiddled with the voltages and frequencies and created "electronic snakeskin" patterns that could be used to design textiles.

William Steiger: Explorations & Surveys @ Pace Prints, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Pace Prints is pleased to present William Steiger: Explorations & Surveys, on view at Pace Prints Chelsea through February 21, 2015. In the artist’s most recent body of work, he transforms his collection of vintage lithographs by means of collage, altering the narrative of each image. The exhibition will include Silvercup (2014), the artist’s newest aquatint and soft ground edition. The print exemplifies Steiger’s interest in graphic qualities of familiar architectural structures in the modern landscape.

Giant Tree Sculpture Cast From Old-Growth Hemlock

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 03, 2015
The Middle Fork project began in April 2014 in a forest near the middle fork of the Snoqualmie river in the Cascade foothills. The sculpture is currently in progress and on view at MadArt in Seattle, WA. through April 25, 2015. The sculpture will travel to venues around the US and internationally for two years. After being exhibited, the sculpture will be returned to the base of the standing old-growth Hemlock it was cast from to gradually moss over and disintegrate into the ground. 

Heisenberg Wholecar

Graffiti // Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Breaking Bad whole car? A tribute to one of the best shows in television history deserves a whole car, right? The answer is yes! Yes it most certainly does.


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