Juxtapoz // Monday, January 06, 2014
Based on aerial views from Google Earth, Chinese artist Lu Xinjian creates abstract paintings of major cities across the world in his series City DNA. What appears to be a mess of abstract shapes and colors, soon becomes a coherent view of the subject city, allowing the city's nuances and unique characteristics to shine through.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 18, 2013
We just received a nice message from our friend Craig Redman, who opens a new body of work, Since Never, at The Garage in Amsterdam on November 1st. The show "explores new acquaintances and old friends through portraiture...."
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 18, 2013
Katrin Korfmann's photographs impressively stand at over 5ft high and are taken from a bird's-eye view from a tremendous height, with the camera often elevated by a crane or operated using a helicam. The shooting can take anywhere from 10 minutes to several hours and she will spend two or three months editing and blending together the 500-2000 shots that make up the final image!
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
If you are in San Francisco tonight (Sept 20), definitely go over to Park Life and check out the Philadelphia-based, Amsterdam born artist, printmaker, and illustrator Amze Emmons' show, Close Wilderness. The show features contributions from Anni Altshuler, Glen Baldridge, Matt Furie, Michael Krueger, Nathan Haenlein, R.L. Tillman, Nathaniel Parsons, and Imin Yeh.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 09, 2013
Amsterdam-based artist Suzan Drumming makes paintings, photographs, films, installations, and other works in public spaces. Like much of her work, these particular floor installations originated from her fascination for watching and playing with space, illusion and optical effects. Composed of crystal, chromed metal, precious stones, mirrors and optical glass, Drumming's installations can look clean and uncluttered from afar and detailed and disorienting up close.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 25, 2013
From 30 June to 22 September, EYE presents a major exhibition on Federico Fellini, one of the most image-defining masters of post-war Italian cinema. 'Fellini – The Exhibition' unravels the filmmaker’s universe, taps into the sources of his fertile imagination and brings the vital power of his work into the limelight.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 07, 2013
Amsterdam-based artist Ingrid Siliakus' 3-dimensional pieces incorporate the structure and manner of pop-up books, some even collapsing into a 2-dimensional piece. Citing M.C. Escher and Antoni Gaudi as influences, Siliakus' miniature works of architecture are constructed with an almost dizzying intricacy.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 31, 2013
The Purple Book is a collection of illustrations and literary excerpts exploring symbolism and sensuality in contemporary art and features some wonderful artists. Today we though we would share with you the illustrations of Dutch artist Martine Johanna who is featured in the book. Her work consists of fine line drawings and bizarre dream-like paintings.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Hamburg-based artist Max Grünfeld find inspiration in the little details of her everyday life whether it be a conversation, funny circumstance, daydreaming, people or animals. Max studied at the Art Academy ArtEZ, Netherlands and Escola Massana Art Academy in Spain. About her work she says, 'I can tell much more with illustrations in extraordinary ways than when I would have to shape the same idea/image or feeling with words.'
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
Beligain-born, Amsterdam-based artist Adele Renault created this small collection of four oil on canvas works entitled Elderlies. Faces that are captured in everyday moments of life and taken out of context fascinate Adele.