Juxtapoz // Friday, April 17, 2015
In his sixth solo show at Anton Kern Gallery, British artist David Shrigley presents 78 drawings, two sculptures and one animation. The drawings, ink and acrylic on paper in two distinct sizes, depict a variety of situations involving humans, animals, parts of their bodies and other stuff. The sculptures are of two oversized objects, a subtractor (a calculator with limited function keys), and a working telephone that is hooked up to the gallery’s main phone line. The animation in the back gallery is a drawn and slightly altered version of the Sega arcade game, Out Run.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Brian Calvin's stunning figures retain the feeling of early teenage angst-ridden figure drawings, but with a sophisticated polish. His portraits convey serious attitudes of awkwardness that we can't stop looking at.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 26, 2013
I confess, I'm a huge fan of Jonas Wood's paintings. I was first attracted to his life-sized reporductions of obscure baseball cards, but became even more fascinated by his unique and original take on still-lifes, portraits, and paintings of what appears to be average suburban living rooms. Simply put, Wood does the everyday in a very beautiful way. This month, Wood opened his fourth solo show at Anton Kern Gallery in NYC, featuring portraits of friends, tennis, news rooms, pets, and rooms.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 21, 2011
Up for only a couple more days is Suedehead, Lothar Hempel's ninth solo show at Anton Kern Gallery in New York. Hempel's work traverses a variety of mediums, some which are strictly two-dimensional, while others take on a sculptural quality.