Juxtapoz // Friday, September 11, 2015
On the occasion of the Art Tattoo Show convention, as Montreal becomes the international destination for tattoo artists and enthusiasts, three artists with prominent presence in the tattoo world will highlight the fine art side of the subculture. From Montreal, Los Angeles, and San Francisco respectively, Jean Labourdette, Shawn Barber, and Mike Davis have joined forces to present TROÏKA at Yves LaRoche Gallery, an exhibit of paintings and mixed-media sculptures that explores how tattoo imagery has influenced fine art and vice versa.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Our friends at Yves Laroche Gallery in Montreal just let us know about a new fair they helped found in the wonderful city of the North that we want you to go to this week and weekend. Last February, four gallery owners met in order to revisit the contemporary art fair formula as it is currently known in Montreal. Spurred by a common desire to present as complete a cross- section of contemporary art movements as possible, they initiated the organization of their own event apart from the one organized by The Contemporary Art Galleries Association (AGAC), of which they are otherwise all active members.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Starting his namesake gallery in 1991, Yves Laroche has become one of the preeminent ambassadors of what is an international art movement of outsiders turned definers. Illustrating its vast historical perspective and contemporary foresight, the Yves Laroche Galerie d’Art will open Égrégore on October 30, 2014 with a massive group show that not only tells the story of Pop Surrealism, but of contemporary art itself.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Juxtapoz never shies away from a little controversy, and the November 2014 issue featuring the a cover story and the works South African-based photographer Roger Ballen. This cover, let's just get right to it: it's disturbing, haunting, intriguing, and yet part of a compelling body of work that Ballen has been building for decades. We are proud to have him on the cover and to tell his unique story.
Illustration // Friday, August 15, 2014
'Deforestation' os an exhibit of new works on paper from Edu Cerro, Philip Holt, Timothy Hoyer and Lango Oliveria that opens Sept 4th at the Yves LaRoche Gallery in Montreal, Quebec.This exhibit has brought together four international artists who currently span the coasts of north america. All four men are tattooers but here they have worked together...