Imagination is Infinite

Photography // Friday, October 03, 2014
Within the relationship between imagined narratives and lived situations, Maria Minnelli produces whimsical storylines that could come off as odd to the average eye. Her goal is to create images that flirt between senseless humor and experiences occurring in the everyday. 

Paul Kaiser "Allegories of an Exile" @ Marcas Contemporary Art

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
This Saturday, October 4th at 7pm, Marcas Contemporary Art in Santa Ana will present "Paul Kaiser - Allegories of an Exile."  New York artist Paul Kaiser took a self imposed exile to reevaluate his sense of self and to finally confront long suppressed demons. His experience resulted in "Allegories of an Exile," a photographic documentation of his two year journey in the Southern California desert...

The Erotic Art of Dorothy Iannone

Erotica // Friday, October 03, 2014
American-born, Berlin-based artist Dorothy Iannone, has been creating and exhibiting erotic art since the 1960s. For the first time, at the age of seventy-five, Iannone finally had her first solo show in the US at the New Museum. From sculptures to paintings, drawings, and even video, Iannone has created work in the first-person, portraying the female sexual experience "as one of transcendence, union, and spirituality."

Scott Sheidly "The Pinks 2" @ Hashimoto Contemporary, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
Hashimoto Contemporary just announced “The Pinks 2”, the latest solo exhibition by gallery artist Scott Scheidly. Comprised of thirteen new vibrantly unorthodox acrylic paintings, “The Pinks 2” functions as a continuation of the Florida-based artist’s exploration into the cultural and social perceptions of color and symbology, while addressing how both can alter the way we understand the world around us.

Katsuhiro Otomo/Nobrow for Comme des Garcons

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
Back really long ago, 2013 that is, famed international fashion house Comme des Garcons (who have probably the best store designs of anyone in fashion) teamed up with Nobrow and manga star Katsuhiro Otomo, author of "Akira." Even better, CDG asked Nobrow to mash Otomo's work with other Nobrow artists, creating a comic/manga collage effect that existed on the CDG site. Basically, it looked rad, and we want to show you. 

On Sale Now: November 2014 w/ Roger Ballen, Conor Harrington, and more

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Juxtapoz never shies away from a little controversy, and the November 2014 issue featuring the a cover story and the works South African-based photographer Roger Ballen. This cover, let's just get right to it: it's disturbing, haunting, intriguing, and yet part of a compelling body of work that Ballen has been building for decades. We are proud to have him on the cover and to tell his unique story.

Opening: Conor Harrington in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
We have been previewing and showcasing the works of Conor Harrington in advance of his NYC-debut show, "Eat & Delete," opening in conjunction with London-based Lazarides Gallery. Well, we are telling you to go see it. Now. At 268 Mulberry. You have time. Its open through October 4th. Last Friday night, at a special preview, this is what we saw... 

Inka Essenhigh "Comet Dust & Crystal Shards" @ Jacob Lewis Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Jacob Lewis Gallery is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition with Inka Essenhigh. Comet Dust & Crystal Shards, the artist’s latest body of paintings on paper, will be on view October 17 through November 15. There will be a public reception for the artist on Thursday October 16, 6-8pm.

Studio Visit: LUDO prepares "Chaos Theory"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Ahead of his show with Lazarides in London on October 10, and are perfectly timed feature in our new issue of Juxtapoz (November 2014 issue to be exact, on newsstand Oct 10), we visited LUDO in his studio in Paris to get the scoop on his new body of work, "Chaos Theory." As you will read in the upcoming feature, LUDO is into hybrids, mixing technology and nature into his artwork and street works. 

Big Beds of Colorful Snakes

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
I'm going to be straight up here and go first person: I don't like snakes. They freak me out. I totally understand how beautiful they are in their prehistoric skin, and they way they move is elegant and interesting (if you like death staring you in the face and slithering quicker than you can run). Having said that... these photos have led me to a new respect for the artistic nature of a snakes skin. That might be it, though.

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