Alec Goss

Illustration // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Currently living in Decatur, Illinois, Alec Goss is an artist and high school senior who will moving to Chicago this fall to attend the School of the Art Institute. Goss was raised in an artistic household, his parents both well-known local artists, and since selling his first painting at the tender age of 14 he has participated in many art shows, won numerous awards, and has even worked alongside the likes of art legend Ron English.

Teaser: May 2012 Public Art Issue with ESPO, Swoon, El Mac, and JR

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
We are pleased to announce our very special May 2012 issue, a special examination on the state of public art today. We have published 4 special covers for the occasion, Steve Powers, JR, Swoon, and El Mac, as well as features with Nuart, FAME Festival, Swoon, Powers, JR, an essay by Ron English, and a conversation between Revok and Saber.

Bei Badgirl

Erotica // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It's hard to tell if it's a case of "art reflects life" or "life reflects art" with Australian artist Bei Badgirl, her acrylic paintings of buxom mermaids and lingerie-clad girls totally echoing her pop personality and aesthetic: bubbly and hyper-feminine, with a hint of erotic sass. Her sexy/cute handy work will be showing at Hasbro's "My Little Pony Project 2012" exhibit, opening May 5th at Toy Art Gallery in Los Angeles.

Thoughts on America by Lush

Graffiti // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Australian-born graffiti writer, Lush, often causes controversy when his name is brought up.  Ether you like him or you don’t, but you can’t deny he stays busy painting.  We enjoy a good laugh in the serious world of graffiti and this newest piece does just that.

Javier Godoy

Erotica // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Based in Murcia, Spain, artist Javier Godoy graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos in Valencia with a degree in Fine Art. A self-professed perfectionist, Godoy is obsessed with every aspect of the art-making process from composition to finish. His tightly composed and loosely stylized images also posses a wickedly wry sense of humor (we're looking at you, pin-up wookie).  

BEAU STANTON'S ARCHAIC ORNAMENTS x BOLD HYPE GALLERY

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Bold Hype Gallery in New York opens Beau Stanton's "Archaic Ornaments" this week on Thursday night, April 12. Beau is a protégé of Ron English, while his new works debut as Stanton's first big solo show in the Big Apple. Opening reception Thursday from 6pm to 9pm.

In L.A.: George Condo @ Prism Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
We stopped by the opening of legendary artist George Condo’s solo exhibition at Prism Gallery in Los Angles. In the first extensive exhibition of George Condo’s work in Los Angeles, PRISM will present a selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures across a wide span of his career.

Shadow Land: Photographs by Roger Ballen 1983-2011 @ Manchester Art Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Shadow Land is a major exhibition of work by internationally-acclaimed photographer Roger Ballen whose work offers a powerful social critique and an extreme, uncanny beauty. The exhibition explores three decades of Ballen’s career, charting the evolution of his unique photographic style and demonstrating the contribution he has made to contemporary photography.

JR x Lui Bolin in NYC Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
With JR being one of four cover artists for our special May 2012 Public Art investigation and report, we look at the French photographer and public artist's project with famed Chinese artist Lui Bolin on the streets of NYC. Shot on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan, the video shows the bes of JR's work with the camouflage style of Bolin.

The Ballpoint Stool

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
If you happen to have a floor in which you can find a way to draw or doodle upon it, may we suggest the creation of Canada-based designer, Philippe Malouin, the Ballpoint Stool. With transparent design, and the ability to draw as you scoot, your daily doings can be a creative project.

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