Back Talk with Linnea Strid

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Nope, that’s no photo; it’s a painting by emerging Swedish artist Linnea Strid. We were so blown away by her realistic paintings that we had to know more about this young painter.

Back Talk with Jacub Gagnon

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 02, 2010
In an effort to give promising emerging artists a platform to share their work, Thinkspace Gallery in LA has launched “Fresh”—an ongoing showcase series of these talents. We recently caught up with Jacub Gagnon, an artist that will be exhibiting in February’s Fresh Group Show and assailed him with our Back Talk questions.

Back Talk with Josie Morway

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 30, 2010
Josie Morway is a painter and designer working in Providence, Rhode Island. She has shown her artwork widely, from the DeCordova Museum in Massachusetts to the streets of Juarez, Mexico and has a show coming up next month at Los Angeles’ Thinkspace Gallery.

Back Talk with Gregory Euclide

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Gregory Euclide is a rare breed. One of the most thoughtful, intelligent, and talented creators today, Euclide’s works are more like miniature worlds than pieces of art.

Back Talk with TooFly

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 25, 2010
“I don’t mean to scare you,” I said to her, “but you’re going to be a star; a SuperStar.” Bold words from the infamous Ricky Powell said to NYC based artist TooFly (Juxtapoz #109). If her feature in our current February 2010 issue isn’t enough for you, take a look at the personal side of miss TooFly in our Back Talk feature.

Back Talk with Mary Iverson

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 21, 2010
Utilizing magazine pages and geometric figures, Mary Iverson’s newest work is a direct response to how industry takes natural resources for their gain. On the eve of her new solo, Frontier, we asked Mary to answer our Back Talk questions and found out a few juicy tidbits about this seasoned artist.

Back Talk with Miso

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 15, 2010
Miso is blowing up. In a very good way. On the eve her new show, The Cold Returns, this Los Angeles artist throws some answers back in our face about getting in trouble, why she doesn’t have a Facebook or MySpace, and how her work is “pathological.”

Back Talk with Jenn Porreca

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 14, 2010
Jenn Porreca (Juxtapoz #89) is a risk taker. Informed by a wide range of influences – from European silhouette and folklore artists of the early 1900s to SF street art and Japanese manga – Jenn has carved out a niche for herself inhabited by symbolic women, gold leaf, and a lot of colorful paint.

Back Talk with Saelee Oh

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 11, 2010
Heavily influenced by nature, Saelee Oh’s (Juxtapoz #82) delicate imagery portrays flora and fauna of land, sea, and sky. Her subject matter depicts a harmonious world, bursting with interconnected energy. Enter this world by reading Saelee’s answers to our Back Talk questions in anticipation of her new solo show, Infinite Roots.

Back Talk with Michael Mararian

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 10, 2010
Attention new parents and those of you deathly afraid of Children of the Corn-esque situations. Michael Mararian’s work may disturb you.