Stephen Ives "Bleak" @ Backwoods Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 17, 2015
For his third solo exhibition at Backwoods Gallery, Stephen Ives dives into a raw purgative interpretation of death and fate on the personal as well as grand human scale. Drawing inspiration from the iconic equestrian figures of classical Europe, their heroic portrayal of Great Men and the symbiotic relationship with their mounts carrying them unwittingly onward, Ives attempts to create moments of truth expressing the corruption and purity of the human situation as well as the diminutive nature of our endeavours.

LUSH "Original Illustrations" @ Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Our good friend LUSH is bringing his hilarious series of Instagram illustrations to Backwoods Gallery for a proper gallery showing. Aka, you can go buy one now. The show opens tonight, December 20th, and this could be a good time for you to get a Christmas gift for your very graffiti friendly family member.

Backwoods Gallery Presents "Carrion": a new exhibition by Roa

Street Art // Sunday, November 25, 2012
If not yet, soon, Roa will have painted every animal known to exist in just about every city in the world. Well, that may be a stretch, but Roa appears to be everywhere, painting everything, all the time. Down in Australia, the artist will be showing new work at Backwoods Gallery opening November 30, 2012. We suggest you go. Do it.

KAMI and SASU "Omni" MIni-Documentary

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Japanese art duo, Kami & Sasu, collectively known as HITOTZUKI, were painting murals in Melbourne, Australia coinciding with an exhibition at Backwoods Gallery and had this nice video shot of their experience. Part of the original Barnstormers group that went to Cameron, North Carolina, Kami & Sasu presented Omni in November of 2010. Video after the jump . . .

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