The Work of Øivin Horvei

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
In the September issue of Juxtapoz Magazine we spoke with Oslo native Øivin Horvei as he and his 12-year-old daughter followed this wife to Boston where she took a position at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Setting up a small studio in his new home, he continued his playful mixed media work and we spoke about the idiosyncratic Harvard bubble, parenting, and what, to an American, seems like an astonishing level of government support given to the average Norwegian.

In L.A.: Merry Karnowsky Gallery "SUMMER SESSIONS: LIVE PAINTING"

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LAUNCH (producers of TARFEST), and District La Brea, closed out the District La Brea summer block party series with a live painting event Featuring some of LA's top artists : CRAOLA /  AXIS / devNgosha / Edward Walton Wilcox / Britt Ehringer + NAMAAK collective / KMNDZ  and special guest artist Nunca from Brazil. Each artist created hand painted murals on 10ft x 25ft - 300ft wide wooden barricades, which stretch out over 500  feet along the West side of La Brea Avenue between 1st and 2nd Street. 

Saber "The Ugly American" @ The Outsiders, Newcastle

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
Former Juxtapoz cover artist and politically active graffiti legend SABER opens a brand new body of work, The Ugly American, at The Outsiders Newcastle in England on September 6, 2013. The show will consist entirely of work created in the gallery itself.

Zohar Lazar: Good name, great art.

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
Zohar Lazar is an example of an artist by whom we have seen a ton of his work but couldn't never put a name to the output. Lazar has done cover for the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Village Voice, and a ton of other commercial projects but also is an accomplished painter who has shown at Morgan Lehman last summer. 

The Wonderfully Surreal Universe of Aya Uekawa

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
We have always been huge fans of the works of Aya Uekawa, an artist we have featured in the magazine in the past because of her incredibly surreal but classic portrait styles and methods. We haven't checked in with the artist in a bit, but we compiled a collection of some of her recent works as well as a few classics from past shows in NYC and Europe. 

Update: The Psychedelic Works of Keiichi Tanaami

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
One of the great Japanese pop and psychedelic artists of the postwar era, we love the mind of Keiichi Tanaami. The artist has worked in graphic design, fine art, poster art, and video, but it is these paintings that have us excited to share with you this morning. 

Excavated Sculptures by Shan Hur

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
London-based artist Shan Hur embeds his sculptures into the walls and pillars of the gallery as if they were hidden treasures excavated from the gallery. Shan allows the gallery to become part of the sculpture by making it essential to the impact of the work.

Andrea Hasler's "Burdens of Excesseries"

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
London-based artist Andrea Hasler reworks blobs of grotesque-looking flesh into designer bags, shoes, and accessories. The organ-resemblant sculptures 'engage with the psychological aspects of consumerism, blurring the lines between what you are and what you must have.'

"Small Moons," an Installation by SuttonBeresCuller

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 30, 2013
If a messy kid's room was rolled up into a ball and hung from the ceiling, this is what it would look like. SuttonBeresCuller are three artists (John Sutton, Ben Beres and Zac Culler) who created this installation entitled "Small Moons" at the Land of Tomorrow gallery in Louisville, Kentucky.

Update: Borderline Disturbing Comics from Joan Cornella

Illustration // Friday, August 30, 2013
Its no secret that the misfortunes of others are often humorous, in the most sinful ways. Artist and illustrator Joan Cornella has make a career out of depicting these very unfortunate, often morbid occurances. This morning we take a look at some of her more recent pieces.

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