Back Talk: A Conversation with Allison Sommers

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 30, 2011
Allison Sommers is a Brookyln-based visual artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated, intricate, sometimes uncomfortable worlds of meat, vegetation, and birds and beasts of various sizes. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in History. Sommers opens a new body of work, Potter's Field, at Thinkspace Gallery on January 7, 2012.

Recent Work by Morgan Blair

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 08, 2011
Morgan Blair is a Brooklyn-based artist and designer that produces these colorful illustrations that have been exhibited around the United States and abroad in Europe.

Otherworldly Sculptures by Benjamin Phelan

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 29, 2011
Benjamin Phelan is a Brooklyn-based artist and a Rhode Island School of Design graduate. His sculptures create strange forms out of styrofoam, resin, wood, enamel, and other materials that bring to mind some psychedelic hybrid of Lynda Benglis and Yayoi Kusama.

Cannonball Press Presents PRINTS GONE WILD 2011

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 17, 2011
Brooklyn's Cannonball Press, makers of classic woodcut prints and printmaking expertise, are holding their annual affordable print fair, Prints Gone Wild, this November 2011. Some of the studios involved are Wolfbat, Drive By Press, Justseeds, The Arm Letterpress, Evil Prints, and a bunch of other NYC-based and national print studios.

In Street Art: CCTV/Creative Control

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 14, 2011
Created by artist/architect Marcos Zotes, CCTV/Creative Control seeks to question the oppressive mechanisms and discourses implemented in the city through the temporary appropriation of public space. The intervention consists of a video projection displaying an over-sized eye onto the lower surface of the 10-storey-hight Milton Street water tower in Brooklyn, New York.

In Illustration: The Work of Brooklyn's Jen Tong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Brooklyn-based illustrator, Jen Tong, brings forth the mysticism of the woodlands and the delicate touch of the enchanting personas she creates. She uses a variety of mediums, including oils and screenprinting.

In Street Art: ESPO's Love Letter To Brooklyn Underway

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 16, 2011
Here are some new images of what Steve Powers (aka ESPO) has been up to in Brooklyn for his Love Letter To Brooklyn project. As always, Powers bring his best and will be upgrading the visual landscape of Brooklyn permanently.

Sneak Peek: Steve Powers' Love Letter To Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 13, 2011
We just got a few images from Steve Powers (aka ESPO) and Dave Villorente and Powers' new Love Letter To Brooklyn project. If you remember how impressive Powers' last Love Letter project in Philadelphia was, a lot of people are looking forward to seeing how the Brooklyn portion comes together.

Sketchbook Project Launches 2012 World Tour

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 06, 2011
We first caught sight of the Sketchbook Project in its early days, when the entire traveling exhibition consisted of just 150 sketchbooks and the show could travel in the trunk of a hatchback. It's been five years since the Art House Co-op embarked on their communal journey and the experience has evolved: the current traveling library now contains more than 10,000 sketchbooks from 94 countries and rumbles across the country in a 14-foot box truck.

In Illustration: Claire Oswalt's Treeforms

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 29, 2011
In her series of 'Treeforms,' Brooklyn-based artist Claire Oswalt uses the subtle gradations a graphite pencil can offer to create nuanced, highly detailed, and visually serene work, where nature and the human form calmly and beautifully mingle.


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