"New York Close Up" Art21: Louise Despont Drawing Deep

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
"Artist Louise Despont uses architectural stencils to create intricate pencil-on-paper drawings in her home and studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Working between a small desk and her bedroom floor, Despont’s daily practice, with a limited set of tools, yields surprising discoveries...

Watch: Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
How does it feel to start a new painting? Filmed in his Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio, artist Eddie Martinez starts a large new painting while taking a break to walk his French bulldog Franny in his graffiti-clad neighborhood. Surrounded by an abundance of recently completed paintings, Martinez refers to these compositions while working on a new seven-by-ten foot canvas.

Prints in Politics

Illustration // Monday, September 17, 2012
With the US presidential election around the corner and civic debates heating up across the country, the role of art in today's political arena is as pertinent as ever, in great part thanks to the craft of printmaking. In two recent releases, "Occuprint Portfolio 2012" and "Artists for Obama 2012," the expressive importance and mobilizing power of the print is given its due, highlighting the latest efforts of artists to impact the political system.

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