In L.A.: Nicola Verlato @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Merry Karnowsky Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by Nicola Verlato entitled Zero Gravity. Painting in the hyper-realistic style he has become known for, Verlato exercises his virtuosic hand and classical eye to produce masterworks of choreographed chaos. This past weekend we stopped by the opening...

Photography of Jennifer B. Hudson

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
"This is new, experimental work exploring ideas of memory and memory loss. This work begun with larger scale sculptural installations using organic material to create 'armor' or head adornments for the human subjects. The final works are digital photographs, 10 x 10 inch archival pigment ink prints."

Pointillism by William Betts

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
We like to think that we just made up the term Photoreal Pointillism (although a tad redundant), but we love these acrylic pieces by William Betts. Instead of creating work with 19th century subject matter, Betts paints security camera footage instead. The artist has work on display at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart through October 7, 2012.

Paper Graffiti by Miriam Londono

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Miriam Londono makes a career out of interesting paper sculptures and installation like work, but it is her paper calligraphy, and her paper graffiti, that has our attention this morning. The layering, detail, and the ability to manipulate paper is something we have not seen before. 

Nuart 2012, It's On

Street Art // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
We love looking forward to a good bit of travel. Nuart 2012 is all set, and we are heading back out to Stavanger, Norway this year to take part in one of the world's premiere public art festivals. This year's lineup, including a little conference featuring Juxtapoz, will include Ron English, Saber, Hownosm, Eine, and others.

Adam Isaac Jackson

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
We just got this gorgeous new preview of a piece entitled 'Noctournal' by artist and illustrator Adam Isaac Jackson. A beautiful example of a tattooed portrait, he stated that it was 'inspired by the nocturnal nature of artists and inspiration that comes at night.' Thanks Adam!!

Chainsaw Chuck

Erotica // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Leave it to Chainsaw Chuck to greate an erotic, fetish mobile of sorts, complete with tantalizing cartoon vixens, clad in leather S&M garters, knee-high boots, ropes and chains. Chuck stays busy creating new cartoon characters, and has created a full line of surf designs and pin-up art in addition to his erotic work. Check out the Feb. issue of Hustler Magazine this year for more of his work!

Feature: Dabs Myla in Conversation with Remi/Rough

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Dabs Myla's big Marvelous Expeditions show is coming up on Sat, Sept. 1st at Thinkspace. The duo have put together a fun lil' set of questions combining some of the favorite questions they've been asked over the past few years as well as a few show specific travel related questions to spice things up. Today, the speak with former Jux featured artist, Remi/Rough.

Robert Longo's Perfect Gods

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Discovery Channel kicked off this past Sunday night celebrating the start of their 25th year of Shark Week. I was curious how else sharks may have influenced culture beyond Jaws, eating Mythbusters, and of course leaping through the air in super slow motion. I was fortunate enough to come across Robert Longo, an amazing artist focusing on hyperrealism at massive scale.

Davy Evans for The xx

Music // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
As you may know, The xx are set to release a new album, Coexist, due out September 11, and as that date has been approaching, the trio is releasing some very abstract video treatments. Photographer Davy Evans is responsible for these psychedelic, petri dish type video works, and we are quite into it. 

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