Juxtapoz // Monday, October 05, 2009
Esao Andrews paints a bleak and mesmerizing surrealist dream world. He coaxes humanity out of his gothic subjects with gentle brushstrokes and sympathetic treatment. Check out his answers to our Back Talk questions and a preview of works from his upcoming show “Farewell Avery” here.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 02, 2009
Bronx based artist Tony Philippou explores the nature of human relationships using religious iconography. In anticipation of his upcoming show at Thinkspace Gallery in LA, We caught up with the painter.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 01, 2009
Los Angeles artist Van Arno’s upcoming solo show “A Change of Skin” is all about transformation. In his latest series of oil paintings, this lowbrow artist brings a series of fantasies to life. Werewolves, centaurs and women shed their original skin, emerging as new breeds of enchanted beings and barbaric beasts. In anticipation of his show at Corey Helford, we recently caught up with Van Arno…armed with our Back Talk questions.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 30, 2009
At cursory glance, Melissa Forman’s paintings appear to be beautifully rendered replications of Victorian-era portraits. Allow your eyes to linger, however, and a modern day depth emerges in her subjects—through a glint in the eye or a certain frozen expression. We peppered artist Melissa Forman with our Back Talk questions this week; read on to discover the woman behind the artist.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 26, 2009
Artist, seamstress, performance artist, and activist Rachel Znerold appears to have to her hands on a lot of different things. We recently caught up with this busy-bee with our Back Talk questions. Check out her answers here.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Paper Monster's vibrant colors and imagery pop off of the canvas and the streets. Read on to discover more about this talented graffiti-stencil artist who also happens to have a Masters in Biomedical Sciences.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 10, 2009
Check out today’s Back Talk where we catch up with artist Camilla d’Ericco, whose two-person show Vain Remains opens at Thinkspace tomorrow, 9/11. Looks like Camilla’s love of comics has serious competition, and she appears to be smitten.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Nathan DeYoung closely observes his subjects to create beautifully intimate representations. In anticipation of his upcoming show at Thinkspace Gallery, “Windows and Mirrors”, we caught up with the California-based artist.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 07, 2009
Caia Koopman is a California native whose art has been largely influenced by skateboarding and snowboarding culture.