Opening: Works by Ernest Silva @ Double Break, SD

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Opening Saturday evening at Double Break is Works by Ernest Silva. The show will feature various paintings and drawings on canvas and unframed and framed works on paper and veneer produced by the San Diego-based artist over the past seven years. Be sure to stop by for the opening or before the show closes on November 3rd.

Works by Ruben Ireland

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
This isn't the first time this year that we have shown the works of UK illustrator Ruben Ireland, as we enjoy the balance of figures and animals, and the great color balance in each piece. As Ireland notes, he mixes traditional techniques and digital processing to complete each work. 

Preview: Todd James "Free To Be You & Me" @ V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
V1 Gallery is proud to present Free To Be You & Me a solo exhibition by Todd James. The exhibition opens tonight, October 5 at the gallery's Copenhagen space. Luminous colored Somali pirates, smoking cigarettes as the sun sets, drinking tea, making hostage demands on satellite phones, brandishing AK 47’s and rocket propelled grenades populate Todd James new body of work.

The Humanesque Yoda sculpture

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
We like Yoda, but this is sort of creepy looking. This the work of Andrea Eusebi, who has created a Yoda using a plastiline modeling clay. He has taken the green little Jedi master and made him look like an aged grandfather with really impressive ears.

Recap: Art of the Assassin in Chicago

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Last Thursday, Ubisoft in partnership with Rock the Vote hit Chicago with Art of the Assassin, a traveling pop-up art exhibit in celebration of the highly anticipated video game Assassin’s Creed III.

The Works of Adam Batchelor

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Born in Norfolk England, illustrator Adam Batchelor's work is influenced by issues of social injustice throughout the world, exploring of the breakdown and conflict between humanity and the natural world. His drawings are predominantly created using mechanical and colored pencils to produce intricate, evocative drawings with a subtle political punch.

The Work of Brian Holderman

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Brian Holderman is a Pittsburgh-based graphic artist and painter known for creating a vividly colored cartoon world of poison, mis-happenings, and temptation. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, including the Andy Warhol Museum and the Mattress Factory.

Opening: Marcos LaFarga @ Zerofriends, Oakland

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 04, 2012
I didn't take very many art classes in community college. In fact, I think I only took one, unless I blocked them out of my memory. And one of our first assignments in that class, before even doing the usual "value scales" or blind contour drawings, was to fully recreate a traditional Renaissance painting with the additional task of "adding a self portrait" into it...

The Works of Angelica Alzona

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 04, 2012
The passion and desire in Angelica Alzona's work bleeds through in her painterly illustrations and portfolio work. As a current Senior at the Rhode Island School of Design, there is no doubt in our mind that this young artist will continue to express talent and dedication in her future work.

Preview: Ferris Plock "Carry On" @ Shooting Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 04, 2012
Juxtapoz friend and staple here in San Francisco, fine artist Ferris Plock is set to open a new body of work at Shooting Gallery in SF on Saturday, October 6. We just received a preview of the show, capped off with Plock's three boomboxes made in collaboration with Pseudo Studios, which Plock tells us are all "hit with auto paint and made from wood." Pictures after the jump . . .

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