Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids

Erotica // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids provides insight into the artist who sought to capture the world with his camera. An exhibition of about 250 of these photos wa put on public view for the first time at The Nasher Museum at Duke University in 2010. These photos of celebrities capture the younger, more vulnerable edge of the faces we have come to know so well, many of them topless or stripped-down in a way that indicates a sense of intimacy that Warhol insisted on. See you who can recognize!

Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Galley, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Something to go check out in NYC in the next few months, Japanese painter Tomoo Gokita just opened a solo show at Mary Boone Gallery's 541 West 24th Street location. We have a paintings from the show here, plus a collection of paintings from the past few years in our picture gallery, all featuring Gokita's beautiful use of acrylic gouache, and charcoal.

Juxtapoz Psychedelic: Scott Balmer

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
In the coming months, Juxtapoz' new book, Psychedelic, will be in bookstores worldwide and in our webstore, and today we take a look at the works of Uk-based illustrator Scott Balmer. Fans of this site may recognzie Balmer's more commercial illustration side, but it is his psychedelic, Yellow Submarine inspired works that made it into our book. Take a look... 

New Works by Erik Parker

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
In case you missed it, Erik Parker, featured in our April 2013 issue, had a show at Honor Fraser Gallery, New Magnetic Destiny, that just closed in Los Angeles. Today we take a look at some of the paintings and installations that were in the show, again demonstrating Parker's psychedelic twist on pop culture and collective imagery, which set with bright blasts of color, seem to fit wonderfully in Southern California. 

Preview: Thinkspace @ the LA Art Show 2014

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Something to go check out in sunny Los Angeles this week, the annual LA Art Show is back, going on 18 years strong. One of the portions of the art fair we will have our eye on is the "Littletopia" section, featuring Thinkspace Gallery, Spoke Art, FIFTY24MX Gallery, Roq La Rue, Breeze Block, and a few more that will definitely suit your interests if you check out the Juxtapoz site everyday. Today, our friends at Thinkspace give us a look at a little bit of what they will be showing this week...

K L Ricks Illustration

Illustration // Monday, January 13, 2014
K L Ricks is a freelance illustrator and comic book artist, originally from Massachusetts. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, now living in New England. Her rendering style is consistently raw and expressive, with heavy contrasting linework and a touch of abstraction.

The Work of San Poggio

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Argentine artist, San Poggio's sur­re­al­ist works and real­is­tic ren­der­ings leave lit­tle to the imag­i­na­tion with the bizarre scenery, happenings and situations that are laid out in the intricate settings. There are behead­ings and strug­gles, collections and a little bit of obsessive compulsion in Poggio's masterful illustrations and paintings.

Koichi Wakata Light Paints Aboard the Space Station

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese astronaut to command the International Space Station has been taking these zero gravity long exposure light 'paintings' in his down time while circling way up there around planet earth. 

Works by Jennifer Poon

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
'Jennifer Poon’s concentrated, visceral lines convey the fragile nature of and the sensitive balance between our physical and spiritual selves. Poon merges themes of race, sexuality, and personal identity with real life experience to create a unique perspective on our reaction to social pressures from the world around us....'

Paintings by Dario Puggioni

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Dario Puggioni was born in Brunei and attained his artistic training in Rome. Currently, he lives and works in Berlin. In his art, Puggioni experiments with the material character of surfaces by combining classical figure drawing with a more modern antagonist mood...

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