Photography // Sunday, March 30, 2014
Dana Lixenberg is a Dutch photographer, her book THE LAST DAYS OF SHISHMAREF is a wonderful documentation of a disappearing Alaskan town. The population is tiny and Lixenberg intimately documents many aspects of the people lives, in a sincere and anthropological study.
Erotica // Sunday, March 30, 2014
Rebecca Cooper makes sex collages. Kaleidoscopic arrangements of pornographic images, abstracted and spiraling in endless circles of lust, pleasure and skin. Her titty/willy hobby-craftworks are then arranged together on display, in massive wall installations, like groupings of sexual snowflakes from a sinful sky.
Illustration // Sunday, March 30, 2014
'Brian Luong is an illustrator favoring natural and organic subject matters. Executing his illustrations using various levels of meticulous detail and simplicity, Brian creates a synergy within his work. With the advent of his discovery of shirt design, his work has been honed and refined to best suit the silkscreen printing process.'
Photography // Saturday, March 29, 2014
Curran Hatleberg has been crisscrossing the country, coast to coast, continuing the photographic tradition popularized by Robert Frank’s “The Americans,” searching for the unknown with the hope to experience the unexpected. His ongoing series “Dogwood" and "The Crowded Edge” are the culmination of five years of shooting, and portrays an array of beautiful moments with unclear narratives. Hatleberg currently resides in Brooklyn, having studied at the University of Colorado and the Yale School of Art.
Graffiti // Saturday, March 29, 2014
Sofles gave this alley a sprucing up for the Carbon Festival in Melbourne this weekend. Looks like a pretty awesome festival with lots of cool exhibits and speakers. If you're in Melbourne this weekend we highly recommend you going!
Illustration // Saturday, March 29, 2014
'In his exquisitely rendered pencil drawings, Dennis Scholl attempts to invent a new system of signs, an artistic language free of fixed content. He accumulates a plethora of well known signifiers, then combines them in unfamiliar ways until the signifieds they supposedly invoke can no longer be clearly read.'
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 28, 2014
Widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of our time, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) produced a body of deeply innovative work mining American popular culture and both modernist and alternative traditions - which he set in relation to relentless self and social examinations, both dark and delirious. His traveling retrospective, "Mike Kelley," opens at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary on March 31, 2014, and will be on display through July 28, 2014.
Photography // Friday, March 28, 2014
Running from March 29—April 12, 2014, Known Gallery in Los Angeles is hosting a special exhibition of 28 intimate portraits and live shots of Bob Marley in black and white and color taken by British photographer, Dennis Morris. The show also coincides with an opening night release of Dennis Morris and Shepard Fairey's collaborative print.
Illustration // Friday, March 28, 2014
We can't get enough of the work of London-based designer and printmaker Peter Judson. His illustrations of domestic interiors, often rendered in a vibrant primary color palette, strike a 1980s nostalgia within us with his numerous allusions to Memphis Group designs and bitmap diagram-like aesthetic. Judson is a graduate of Kingston University.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 28, 2014
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is pleased to announce Jux favorite Tom Sachs’s seventh solo exhibition in the Marais gallery titled, American Handmade Paintings. The choice of this title is anchored in specific aspects that are dear to Sachs’s creative universe; his use of the American landscape as iconography and his endeavor to draw our attention to the way the works are made.