Back Talk: A Conversation with Mark Carvalho

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Boston based painter Mark Carvalho set his classical training free when he started hanging with graffiti artists in his neighborhood in the late nineties. Fresh out of college, the open forum of a collective environment opened his eyes to graffiti and the power of large, expressionist gesture.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Indigo

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 29, 2011
Vancouver based Street Artist Indigo works in emotion and poetry and sometimes even the woods. Raised in a log cabin by artists and activists, Indigo knew the forest long before she began painting on the street. In your head without getting in your face, the lifetime dancer celebrates the human form and it’s expressive ability . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with Dabs Myla

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 11, 2011
Thinkspace is pleased to present ‘The Best Of Times’, an exhibition featuring new works and multiple installations from the collaborative duo of Dabs Myla. ‘The Best Of Times’ will showcase a dozen new acrylic paintings on wood panel alongside a small collection of graphite works on paper.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Fernando Chamarelli

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Fernando Chamarelli is a graphic designer, illustrator and visual artist. After initially drawing cartoons, caricatures and portraits he later became involved in street art and tattooing: it is by merging these different mediums that he creates his art. The Brazilian artist opens a show at Thinkspace Gallery this Saturday, August 13.

Back Talk: A Conversation with TipToe

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Chicago based street artist TipToe showed up on the New York scene a year or so ago as a kid in a ferocious werewolf headpiece. Inspired by ideas of Greek serial killers in wolf's hides as well as Allen Ginsburg's lunatic friends howling at the moon, the woodcut prints appeared like rugged anti-heroic talismans from another epic era.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Radical

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 08, 2011
Radical! takes his work seriously, and he has been seriously getting up in New York with his comically anthropomorphic characters and their extended appendages. The snaking tongue always grabs attention from the other features of his flamboyant and grotesque creatures, sweetly telling you this kid born will have a lot say, and some of it is going to be challenging.

Back Talk: A Conversation with OverUnder

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 07, 2011
Illustrator, painter, and text writer, OverUnder's fluid fantasy forms and figures cavort with architecture on wheat-pasted butcher paper and freehand collaborative mural pieces on the street.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Hellbent

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 06, 2011
The very varied Hellbent history hits all the touchstones of street art in the last decade; spray paint, stencils, wheat paste, stickers, and rollers. But it's his hand carved plaques of animal and floral motifs, screwed to wooden surfaces around town, that most poignantly display his smiling distress signal.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Hargo

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 05, 2011
It all started non-innocently enough; Knocking off a familiar commercial sign style so ubiquitous you hardly realize most of them are illegal. Hargo has co-opted illegal commercial messages with one artfully identical, raising a question about which is more worthy of a ride on the paddy wagon.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Ema

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 04, 2011
Street Artist and doctor of biology EMA likes shiny headed mustachioed men in striped muscle shirts, but who doesn't? A wheat-paster, painter, and screen printer, EMA has developed an illustrated 1910s character style by completing hundreds of very finely detailed tiny brush pieces on the street and in the gallery while living in Brooklyn for a decade.

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