Bass Strings and Looser Paintings from Audrey Kawasaki

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 03, 2010
Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz #90) has explored two new, even slightly contrasting, directions so far this year. Her immaculate, highly detailed paintings on wood panels see both looser renditions, and also experimentation with laser cuttings, and even the incorporation of bass musical strings.

New Audrey Kawasaki Laser Etched Brooches

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 16, 2010
Audrey Kawasaki’s (Juxtapoz #90) laser etched wooden brooches are finally available to the public. We were lucky enough to be gifted one of these exquisite beauties last year and have been patiently awaiting their public release.

Audrey Kawasaki: 2010 Year of the Tiger

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 29, 2010
Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz #90) has gotten deeply back into work mode, continuing to perfect her finely painted renditions of women, and occasionally, men with detailed features and penetrating eyes.

Audrey Kawasaki on Fighting Artistic Ruts

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Creative blocks can be the bane of any artist’s task; impossible to avoid, but completely frustrating. Every artist has their special remedy to combat these pitfalls. Hear how Los Angeles painter Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz #90) dodges artistic ruts.

Yuuwaku and Hyakki Yakou prints from Audrey Kawasaki

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 18, 2010
Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz #90) will offer fans one further (and more affordable) chance to get a piece of her successful solo, Hajimari—a prelude in a limited print run of two prints: Yuuwaku or Hyakki Yakou (shown above).

Opening Night: Audrey Kawasaki at Jonathan Levine

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Audrey Kawasaki’s (Juxtapoz #90) work has captivated audiences the world over the past few years and for her breakout solo show in New York City at Jonathan Levine Gallery the story was no different. The gallery was packed and the art is stunning.

Audrey Kawasaki: Hajimari—a prelude

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Hajimari—a prelude are new works by Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz #90), marking her highly anticipated debut solo exhibition at Jonathan Levine Gallery, as well as in New York. This new series includes paintings on wood panel, and some on paper, all of which feature the artist’s signature, sultry female subjects.

Studio Visit with Audrey Kawasaki

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 15, 2009
“Had the pleasure of swinging by Audrey Kawasaki’s (Juxtapoz #90) home recently to take a look at the works for her upcoming debut NYC solo show set to take place at Jonathan LeVine Gallery this December,” shares Andrew Hosner. “The new works are by far her strongest yet…”   Read More...  

Audrey Kawasaki Preps for Tokyo Show

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 29, 2009
The super sweet and super gifted Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz issue #90) has been busily preparing for a special show in Tokyo at Space Yui.   Aud will be showing off fresh 10 paintings and drawings in the show opening May 7, which will remain on display through May 16, 2009. Audrey told us that is great to be able to go to Japan and work with a gallery there, as it reminds her of her Japanese ancestry- a part of herself she had not been previously able to embrace in quite the manner that this special showing provides.   From what we see above, the environment has been extremely inspiring. Anyone down for an impromptu Tokyo trip?

Audrey Kawasaki Doing Her Thing

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2009
The shockingly talented Audrey Kawasaki (Juxtapoz issue #90)has been hard at work, prepping for more upcoming shows at both Outre Gallery in Melbourne, Australia and a later 2009 show Jonathan Levine Gallery in NYC. Audrey’s delicate yet provocative paintings make us feel as though we’ve entered a fantasy world populated by beautiful ladies, layered wings, and friendly insects. It’s wonderful to see such a nice artist evolving so steadily and we cannot wait to see this beauty when it’s finished. More on Audrey Kawasaki at


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