Print Release: Audrey Kawasaki "Deep Waters" & Possessed"

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Gift idea #124: Audrey Kawasaki prints. The Los Angeles-based artist closes out her successful 2012 year (including being our January 2012 cover) with two "pint" size print releases for the images Deep Waters and Possessed. Deep Waters, seen above, will be available Saturday, December 15, and in an edition of 200. Possessed will be released on Sunday, December 16 as a timed-edition release.

Gummy Bear Chandelier by Kevin Champeny

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Show me someone who doesn't want a chandelier made out of over 3,000 hand-cast acrylic gummy bears? Kevin Champeny created the piece for home-furnishing company, Jellio, and comes in two sizes: the 18" diameter, 3,000 version, and the 31" diamter has around 5,000 bears. All hand-made, all acrylic gummy.

Depth Mapping Paintings by Kazuki Takamatsu

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
We have written about artist Kazuki Takamatsu on the site before, but seeing the work in person at the Scope Fair in Miami, it was some of our favorite pieces we have seen in quite some time. He creates stunning images of what might best be described as semi-erotic, childish Lolita girls in a dreamlike 3-dimensional fantasy haze.

El Mac "Birds of no nation" @ 7th Asia Pacific Triennial, Australia

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
From our good friend and 2x cover artist, El Mac, on his new piece for the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial in Australia: this "is a collaboration with Shamsia Hassani and the Propeller Group. Shamsia Hassani is the first and probably only serious female graffiti writer in Afghanistan, and is also an associate professor in the Fine Arts Department at Kabul University...

The Works of Andrew Lewicki

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Keep your eye’s on Los Angeles based artist Andrew Lewicki. Since graduating from Otis College in 2007 with a BFA, the multidisciplinary painter and sculpture has continued to take over the Southern California scene. Playing on the visual cues of everyday objects, Lewicki has created a series of installations that have a bit of wit and humor behind them.

Zodiac Love by Tom Otterness

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Tom Otterness’s sculpture series, Zodiac Love, was created in 1982 and originally marketed through the Art Direct mail-order catalog, a collaborative venture of the artist group Colab and Printed Matter,  a specialist in independently published artist books. Additional copies of these sculptures were sold at Colab pop-up stores,  and at the gift shops of a small number of downtown New York art spaces...

Scott Teplin's Kustom Krafted Donut Watercolor Painting

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
NYC based artist Scott Teplin is currently taking orders for your very own Kustom Krafted Donut Watercolor Painting. Donuts of all shapes and sizes are being created on sumptuous pieces of 7" x 7" fine archival 100% cotton watercolor paper. By filling out a form, Scott will create the masterwork according to your specifictions. To be sure, this is something you will treasure for millenia to come.

Art Basel 2012: Untitled Art Fair

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 09, 2012
Last day to hit the fairs in Miami Beach. Sitting on the beach with a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean, Untitled Art Fair was another standout of the week of Art Basel. The Hole, Esopus, Monya Rowe, Loyal, Steve Turner, Parisian Laundray were just a few of the standout booths at Untitled.

Preview: Sam Flores "Lion and the Lamb" @ FIFTY24SF Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 09, 2012
FIFTY24SF Gallery, in association with Upper Playground, is pleased to announce their closing exhibition of 2012, Lion and the Lamb, featuring brand new works from San Francisco-based fine artist, Sam Flores. Lion marks Flores’ first showing in his hometown in nearly a decade, and his first solo show since 2011?s Cairo exhibition at Articulate Baboon.

Installation works by Do Ho Suh

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 09, 2012
Do- Ho Suh is a Korean born sculptor and installation artist who’s changed the way we think about space. Best known for his intricate sculptures that defy conventional notions of scale and site-specificity, Suh's work draws attention to the ways viewers occupy and inhabit public areas.

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