Jeffrey Gibson @ Marc Straus Gallery, New York

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
Jeffrey Gibson's work is undeniably upbeat and vibrant in its use of color and form, yet there is more going on than just these pleasing minimalist color combinations, which in themselves are captivating. Gibson is half Cherokee and a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, adding weight to his use of animal hide as opposed to canvas for his acrylic paintings.

Picasso: Light Drawings

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
In 1949, LIFE magazine's Gijon Mili visited and documented Pablo Picasso in the South of France. Mili was known for technical innovations, and Picasso, appear of Mili's talents, wanted to try and few experiments of his own. Alas, these light drawings were part of the documentation. Did Picasso like shirts?

The Works of Michelle Muldrow

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
Michelle Muldrow is a nationally recognized painter whose work is a conceptual exploration of the American landscape. Born in 1968, Michelle Muldrow was raised on Air Force bases throughout America. This nomadic experience laid the foundation for a great appreciation of the American experience and the vernacular that defines the American landscape.

New Prints Editions from V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
In conjunction with V1 Gallery's 10 year anniversary show, Tonight We Won't Be Bored, the Copenhagen-based gallery just released a series of editions that include Todd James, Richard Colman, Anika Lori, Andrè Saraiva (Mr A), Geoff McFetridge, and HuskMItNavn (Remember My Name). To us, V1 has one of the best programs of any of the galleries we cover, and we want to say congrats on 10 years of showing great artists, and here's to 10 more!

Opening: RIME & TOPER "Snap Back..." @ Klughaus Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
In celebration of Klughaus Gallery's one-year anniversary, the gallery is thrilled to announce Snap Back – Dangerous Drawings About New York, a dual artist show featuring Brooklyn natives RIME (Jersey Joe) and TOPER. Snap Back will feature illustrations and paintings that integrate elements of the artists’ past experiences living in New York City; each piece is inspired by a personal story.

Top 20 Photoreal Artists

Top List // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Over the past 6 months, we have noticed a trend that we thought was true and was proven correct. Our readers love a good hyperreal, photorealstic painting. Each artist with the skill to create a photorealistic piece has their own style and strengths, and we combed over our content from the past year to bring to you the very best photoreal painters featured Juxtapoz.com. Don't blink and make sure you look closely. These are the talents that make you have a double take.

Clark Goolsby @ Mirus Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
NYC-based Clark Goolsby has a big-ass spread in our January 2013 issue (that was fun to write). Just in time, Goolsby will have a few new pieces in a group show at Mirus Gallery in San Francisco, that opens Saturday, December 15. The second show at Mirus, Escape Velocity will feature works that are surreal, abstract, philosophical, but also feature figurative, familiar shapes and personas.

Preview: Laura Ball "Minotaur" @ David B Smith, Denver

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
David B Smith Gallery out of Denver, Colorado had a great booth at PULSE in Miami, and one of the standout pieces was that of Laura Ball, who now opens a new solo exhibition, Minotaur, at Smith's Denver space on Friday, December 14. The body of work "prompts personal, thoughtful investigation of themes of the subconscious, both positive and negative." The exhibition will feature an 88-page, full-color catalogue with an original essay by acclaimed artist and writer Maria Porges

Nike, Juxtapoz, Colin Devin Moore: An Evening With Stefan Janoski

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Last week, Nike invited Juxtapoz to their 21 Mercer space in SoHo, NYC, to create a pair of bespoke Nike SB Janoski’s, the newest addition to the customizable NikeID collection. We sent our good friend, director Colin Devin Moore to the studio to get his NikeID chops on, and who better to walk him through the process than, Stefan Janoski, himself.

Joe Sorren "Everything's Alright Sweetie, Please Get Some Sleep" @ Jonathan LeVine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Jonathan LeVine Gallery recently opened Everything’s Alright Sweetie, Please Get Some Sleep, a series of new paintings by Joe Sorren, in what is his first solo exhibition in New York. In all the excitement and time that went into Miami, we forgot to mention Sorren's new show. Lucky for you, the show is opening through December 29.

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