Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 13, 2010
ROOMS will close their collective doors this Saturday, May 15th. Take this opportunity to hear some words from collective, and comedians of sorts, in our Back Talk with Dueling VHS.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Kime Buzzelli is an artist, designer, and inspiring lady based in Los Angeles who “likes filling in the blanks in a scene or deciding what may occur next.” Her newest installation, part of ROOMS, is one of our favorites on display. Hear her inner thoughts and why she calls her work “voyeuristic” is out Back talk session with Kime.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 10, 2010
Mel Kadel (Juxtapoz #90) is one of those artists you love to love. Modest, friendly, and ridiculously talented, Mel is an artist many can relate to and respect. We’re not sure how we didn’t send over Back Talk questions to her sooner, but it’s about time she answered ‘em. Enjoy.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 08, 2010
It’s safe to say that Jason Shawn Alexander is emotional. His powerful paintings explore pain, anxiety, and neuroses. Tap inside the complex mind of Jason in our Back Talk session with him here.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 07, 2010
Rey Ortega’s exhibit opening tonight at WWA gallery, The Land, is about a fictional people and place of his own design. Ortega explores the fantasy world of The Land as though from an anthropologist's or historicist's point of view by examining the land, its people, their architecture, objects, and culture.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 06, 2010
Rob Corless’ Offerings perfectly marries the reality of his day-to-day life with a surrealist fantasy world that beats about in his head. In his upcoming new series, Offerings, he takes images that feel wholly familiar and positioned them in a place where only the truly imaginative can tread. Get to know Corless in reading his answers to Back Talk now.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 06, 2010
João Ruas was born in São Paulo, Brazil and developed an early love of art. A talented, humble, and funny creator, Ruas admits he “was left alone with crayons and papers for a few hours every day, developing an unusual feral behavior which only got worse through the years.” We sit him down for a Back Talk session in anticipation of his new show, III, opening tomorrow at Thinkspace gallery.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Julian Callos has a new series set to show this Friday, May 7th titled Into the Unknown. The work truly blew us away, leaving the familiar behind exploring uncharted territory, all while discovering one's self in the process.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 04, 2010
“In these works, I want to engage with the metaphor of Schlaraffenland, the world of plenty, to explore the facets of gross abundance and to complicate what it means to take pleasure in the flesh,” Allison Sommers explains of her upcoming exhibit with Thinkspace gallery. “In Schlaraffenland, everything and everyone is part of a grotesque banquet of plenty, and consumption of others is not a transgressive act but rather a necessary engagement of the world around them.”
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 23, 2010
Aside from being a renowned photographer and incredible octopus chandelier craftsman, Adam Wallacavage has been busy prepping for his participation in both Scion’s ROOMS show and Art from the New World opening this May at the Bristol Museum. With so much going on, we clearly had to bug Wallacavage to answer our Back Talk questions.