Back Talk with Casey Weldon

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Born in California, now based in Brooklyn, Casey Weldon fashions oddly beautiful portraits of individuals with just a little something off. We caught up with the artist, while his work is now on display at WWA Gallery, to take a gander inside his imaginative mind.

Back Talk with David Bray

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 14, 2010
David Bray’s illustrations are the types that make you wonder about what’s swimming inside the mind of its creator. Known for his cleanly rendered drawings of beautiful women and animals on paper as well as massive white walls, we ease our minds by jumping over into Bray’s mind in this Back Talk session.

Back Talk with Natalia Fabia

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 09, 2010
Sometimes the people that attract the spotlight can also be the most elusive. On the eve of this weekend’s debut for Natalia Fabia’s (Juxtapoz #103) highly talked about solo, Fashionable Aftertaste Without End, we pulled the busy lady aside to find out what her greatest fear is and what else she does when not painting.

Back Talk with Yosuke Ueno

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 30, 2010
If there were more Yosuke Ueno’s in the world, it might be a more enjoyable place. Ueno has an infection positivity, which jumps out at viewers of his detailed, colorful paintings. We talk with this Japanese artist in anticipation of his solo, Negative Never Again.

Back Talk with Dan-ah Kim

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Dan-ah Kim was born in Seoul and currently resides in Brooklyn where she incorporates a medley of materials and – including handmade papers, embroidery, and illustration - into her delicate artwork. The progress on her new show, Waking In The Dark, already looks beautiful.

Back Talk with Carl E Smith

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 18, 2010
Carl E. Smith’s provocative collages explore that space “somewhere between archetypical fantasy and truth.” In appropriating images seen daily in magazines and on advertisements, Smith urges the viewer to question our everyday reality and perception.

Back Talk with Dov Kelemer x Sarah Jo Marks

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 17, 2010
It’s hard to go wrong with a Darth Vader themed art show. Dov Kelemer and Sarah Jo Marks have been jointly curating the traveling show of just this, which features 100 artists and designers’ renditions of Vader. Naturally, the pair have a good sense of humor.

Back Talk with Gary Panter

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Simply put, Gary Panter made underground comics a viable art form. This old school artist has successfully remained relevant in the new school, inspiring generations of future comic artists while consistently evolving his unique, influential, and funny works.

Back Talk with Brandi Milne

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 14, 2010
Brandi Milne’s crisp paintings may make viewers feel as though they’ve entered a candy-coated fantasyland, but the underlying themes are poignant and meaningful. In anticipation of Brandi’s long-awaited new solo, we throw our Back Talk questions her way.

Back Talk with Mike Stilkey

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 10, 2010
Mike Stilkey is a talented painter, but what makes his work so unique is the way he paints of stacks of books to create impressive installations that meld visual and literary creativity for beautiful sculptures unlike any we’ve ever seen.

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