Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
Smithe has always been one of our favorite artists, and with fellow Mexican artists Kraken and Seher, he will open a new body of work at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn from August 15—September 10, 2014. As CCM notes, "Smithe is one of the those artists whose work wows just about everyone who see's it. From four story buildings to intricate drawings he will blow your mind and you will get to watch it deconstruct." We have a preview of some of his work here....
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 25, 2014
We had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of a group show at La Fabrica Gallery. This Event May Be Occurring In Another Context, is a collective art show created by ACME Brooklyn to create a community between Mexico and USA. ACME Brooklyn is an art project that aims to display the artistic production of a specific context. A group of artists from the emerging and established art scenes of Mexico and New York are invited to express views on the meaning of cultural displacement and the interpretation of identity in over-populated cities that geographically distance origins.
Photography // Wednesday, June 25, 2014
This Friday in Brooklyn, Muddguts Gallery will present Grave Yard, a new series of work from Los Angeles-based artist, Cali Dewitt. A zine-publisher, record label proprietor, photographer, and more, Dewitt works in a variety of mediums and will surely provide the people of Brooklyn something to gawk about.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
"Artist Louise Despont uses architectural stencils to create intricate pencil-on-paper drawings in her home and studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Working between a small desk and her bedroom floor, Despont’s daily practice, with a limited set of tools, yields surprising discoveries...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Once again Tara McPherson has curated the Tiny Trifecta art show at her Cotton Candy Machine store/gallery in Brooklyn. Each artist was asked to create three tiny pieces of $100 art. The show features John Baizley, Marco Mazzoni, Tara McPherson, Saelee Oh, Erik Mark Sandberg, Skinner, and the last two Juxtapoz cover artists, Mark Ryden and Shepard Fairey. The show will be up through July 6, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Philadelphia artist Isaac Tin Wei Lin makes prints, sculptures, and installations that explode with layers of calligraphy, cartoons, color, and pattern. Alex Lukas, Chicago-based and Boston-born, creates both highly detailed drawings and intricate zines and has released over 40 small books and zines since 2001.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
We went to check out the second group show of Succulent Studios, a new and unique 3,000 square foot gallery space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Palabra is an installation based exhibit that features 7 New York based artists: Rubin, Beau Stanton, Sek3, El Sol 25, Michael Alan, Katie Balloons and Iena Cruz.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
Jake Scharbach grew up in the woods of Washington State without electricity. With his sister, they passed their time creating, making and enjoying art, so it’s no wonder he grew up to be as prolific as he is.
Graffiti // Friday, May 02, 2014
When space is limited and you have too many writers, a concept like this is useful. Cuba, Stae2, Vor138, Slom and Uend tear and rip it up in Brooklyn.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 15, 2014
An Australian émigré to Brooklyn -- artist Vexta has showcased her talents the world over. For the newest Wall to Wall she picked a vertical wall in Williamsburg that looms large over the streets below, featured on the back cover of the November, 2013 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.