In L.A.: "Family" Curated by Hanni El Khatib @ HVW8

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 12, 2013
We stopped by HVW8 this past weekend to check out their latest exhibition “Family” curated by Hanni El Khatib. Art, Design & Music. The three constants in Hanni El Khatib’s life that are all responsible for one another. Despite dropping out of art & design school, it’s these very same elements that are responsible for Hanni El Khatib, the musician.  Photos and more after the jump...

In L.A.: Greg 'Craola' Simkins @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Merry Karnowsky Gallery for the opening of Greg ‘Craola’ Sminkins latest exhibition, “Stop Haunting Me, 20 Years.” As the gallery notes, "In this latest exhibition, Simkins’ dream creations have awoken, fully conscious and yet confined to two-dimensional canvas and paper surfaces. The bulk of their animal shapes are closely entwined in phantasmagorical scenes laced with rich narrative and haunting personification." Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: Marion Peck @ Michael Kohn Projects

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
We recently stopped by Michael Kohn Projects inaugural exhibition a collection of recent paintings by artist Marion Peck. This special project space, which is located within blocks of the Michael Kohn Gallery, features eleven new works that highlight the artist’s talent for meticulously painted narrative imagery. This particular body of work explores solitary animal figures placed in various situations and often anthropomorphized to reflect human emotion and mental states. Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles @ Subliminal Projects

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Last week we stopped by Subliminal Projects for the opening reception of “Planes, Trains, & Automobiles,” featuring the new works by Jessica Hess and Tara Smith.  In this exhibition, both artists provide a unique perspective on the state and decay of various objects and tools existing within the contemporary, urban environment. Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A. Mike Brodie @ M+B Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by M+B Gallery to check out Mike Brodie’s latest solo exhibition “A Period of Juvenile Prosperity.” The show opened in conjunction with a few events in Brodie's career... a show at Yossi Milo in NYC and book published by Twin Palms with the same name. Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: Catherine Opie @ Regen Projects

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 07, 2013
We recently stopped by Regen Projects to check out Catherine Opie’s latest exhibition. These photographs mark both a progression and a departure for the artist. Opie's work has always investigated the figure in relation to the landscape, disregarding the polarities typically found within these approaches...

In L.A.: SWA Project @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
In conjunction with Victor Reyes’ solo exhibition Down For You currently showing at Known Gallery is the project he has been working on with Katrina Santa-Ana “Sew What America.” The works featured in Sew What include handmade quilts, flatworks, and accessories designed by both Reyes and Katrian Santa-Ana. Photos and more after the jump….

IN L.A.: Victor Reyes @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 27, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery to check out SF-based Victor Reyes’ latest solo exhibition Down For You. The idea behind this collection of paintings in oil and spray paint is to conjure up an imaginary world of pigments and memories. Photos and more after the jump…

IN L.A.: Paul Wackers @ New Image Art

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by New Image Art to check out Paul Wackers latest solo exhibition, Early Romantics. Wackers is exhibiting a new body of paintings that depict geometric still life assemblages interacting with natural settings. Photos and more after the jump….

IN L.A.: Victor Castillo @ Merry Karnowsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Victor Castillo’s latest solo exhibition opened this past weekend at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition featured 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures. Photos and more after the jump.

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