The Works of Jaroslaw Kukowski

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 02, 2013
Polish artist Jaroslaw Kukowski interprets the models in his paintings in a very straight forward way- creating photorealistic works in oil of various of nude subjects, he includes a somewhat obvious prop in his work, the actual paint. Engaging the subjects of his pieces with exactly what brought them to life, he is passing the most important element into his works, from his hand into theirs.


Graffiti // Friday, February 01, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Jeans.

Preview: Victor Castillo "Under Heavy Measures" @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
As you will soon see in our March 2013 issue, we have a great 12-page feature with Los Angeles-based Victor Castillo. We like to call this perfect timing; Saturday, February 2, Castillo will open Under Heavy Measures at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition features 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures.

Beth Brown's Sketchbook Project

Illustration // Friday, February 01, 2013
Beth Brown is a visual and sound artist, composer and musician practicing in Baltimore, Maryland. Her visual and sound work share a conceptual common thread of accumulation and texture as a means for creating complex systems that function as development of a language throughout her bodies of work. Through her individual drawings and sound pieces, installations, and albums, Brown explores the universal need to relate and problem-solve using an abstract vocabulary...

Haifa's Broken Fingaz

Illustration // Friday, February 01, 2013
Broken Fingaz are a pioneering, multidisciplinary street art collective from Haifa, Israel. Heralded as ther first crew to emerge from their homeland, their widely acclaimed and dynamic work includes illustration, graffiti, graphic design, installation and music. Since their beginnings 11 years ago, Broken Fingaz have steadily built a worldwide following, exhibiting work on walls and galleries shows around the world...

Gloria Pizzilli's Erotic Wildlife

Erotica // Friday, February 01, 2013
Gloria Pizzilli is a freelance designer based in Italy. As a freelancer, she works as illustrator and graphic designer. With the female collectives GAIAdesign and Oradaria Design, she also works on furniture, fashion pieces and product design projects. A woman of many talents! We're loving this collection of provocative women in the wild from her 'WIldlife' Series.

IN L.A.: Retna Innercity-Arts Benefit Auction and Reception

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
This past weekend New Image Art and Robert Galstian presented an exclusive reception and auction at Retna’s studio to raise money to benefit the Inner-City Arts program. A lot of great Retna works, in styles we haven't seen in quite some time mixed with brand new works showed just how talented and the range that Retna has explored over recent years. Photos of the evening after the jump…

Avi Spivak's "Studs & Broads" @ Otha's

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
Believe it or not, there was actually a coffee void in an area of Williamsburg, Brooklyn? Yep, the first JMZ stop (Unless you prefer McDonalds coffee and we aren’t mad at you if you do) has been without anything of quality since the beginning of time and our friends decided to change that. Otha’s was established only a few months ago and tonight, February 1, 2013 they are throwing their first art show entitled “Studs & Broads” with local Brooklyn-based illustrator, Avi Spivak.

Forsythe x Mike Shine... "Flotsam's Harvest" Is Upon Us...

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
We are preparing you for the end of days. Well, okay that is harsh, and a little melodramatic considering this is all for fun and games. Mike Shine, the man who has transformed the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival into a performance art piece, will be opening Flotsam's Harvest at 941 Geary on March 16, 2013. Each week leading up to the show, Flotsam will be taking over the Internet, producing chapters, poems, riddles, all leading up to the Harvest.

How Nosm "Late Confessions" @ 557 West 23rd Street, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
A reminder that How Nosm open their pop-up show tonight, February 1, 2013, from 7—9PM. We got a little sneak peek and some detail shots of Late Confessions, the name of identical twins How & Nosm debut solo exhibition in New York City in a temporary space presented by Jonathan LeVine Gallery located at 557 West 23rd Street in Chelsea. The talented artists are presenting an impressive collection of works and on-site installations that expands their universe into the physical space.


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