The Art of Allison Sommers

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 23, 2012
I have been drawn to Allison Sommers' work since the moment I laid eyes on it simply because I had never seen anything like it before. I still haven't. Nothing screams juxtaposition more than Allison's seamless blend of soft and disgusting.

Covers by John Paul Thurlow

Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
Brooklyn based John Paul Thurlow has a talent for drawing quite realistic portraits and it is certainly evident in these illustrated magazine covers he has created. Using pencil, John Paul recreates the faces of fashion and lifestyle magazines with his own unique twist.  

Opening: Glenn Barr "Detroit Rooms" @ Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
Glenn Barr is one of Detroit's most celebrated and successful underground artists. His paintings have appeared in galleries from San Francisco to New York City. Glenn's work has been featured in a variety of comics and graphic novels such as Mad, DC Comics and Paradox Press as well as in a series of self published books called HEEP. He opens a show at Brooklyn's Cotton Candy Machine tonight, September 14.

Preview: Devin Troy Strother "Front, Back, Side to Side" @ Richard Heller, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 07, 2012
From the first time we saw the work of Devin Troy Strother at Richard Heller Gallery, we knew the Brooklyn-based artist was someone to follow and could see a bright future ahead. Years later and a few strong showings around the world (plus a Juxtapoz interview in January 2011) we are very excited to see his new works he has prepared for his show at Los Angeles' Richard Heller Gallery, opening September 8. 

The Works of Bill Dunlap

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
We have profiled Bill Dunlap's work in the magazine before, but we have just come across his black painting and faces series and wanted to share with our readers. Dunlap has shown in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Boston this summer in various group shows, but is also known to paint a very well-constructed barn mural. He also "Can't read, can't write." And was "Raised by wolves and skunks."

Works by Dan-ah Kim

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 24, 2012
Dan-ah Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and resides in Brooklyn, NY. Her works are delicate, full of texture, patterns and minute details. The loveliness and preciousness of her picture book-like illustrations are met with hints of darkness, solitude and a certain air of gravitas. A graduate of the Pratt Institute, she currently makes art and works in film and television.

Works by Allison Sommers

Erotica // Friday, August 24, 2012
Allison Sommers is a Brooklyn-based artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated, intricate, uncomfortable worlds of meat, vegetation, and birds and beasts of various sizes. Her work is intentionally vague, both conceptually and morally, and hints at underlying narrative structure without providing clear artist-authorship to guide the viewer through.

Preview: Hannah Stouffer's 'Visceral/Visible' @ Kinfolk Studios

Illustration // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Juxtapoz brings you an exclusive preview of Hannah Stouffer's solo exhibition and installation at Kinfolk Studios, opening this evening in Brooklyn, NY. Exploring the concept of land, escape and nostalgic solitude within a space, Stouffer portrays a post-primeval desire for our natural environment, fully realized through both memory and beingness, executed on a massive 40ft. wall in Kinfolk's project space. Opening reception is tonight, Thursday July 26th from 7-12pm.

Tati Suarez's Seductive Paintings

Erotica // Thursday, July 26, 2012
"Tatiana Suarez is a Brooklyn-based Miami native. Her charming style is distinctive; first, the trademark eyes that draw the viewer into a beautiful and surreal world. Suarez takes full advantage of the oil paint's ability to create creamy, soft images on canvas. Rich with symbols that stem from her Brazilian and El Salvadorian heritage, subjects appear as if they are under water, frozen in lovely stillness. The doe-eyed figures look childlike, but also exude sexual overtones, ornamented with plants, insects and other unsettling accompaniments. Beauty is presented concurrently with exotic -- even creepy -- creatures to create enchanted narratives."

Kinfolk Presents: Hannah Stouffer's 'Visceral/Visible'

Illustration // Monday, July 23, 2012
Kinfolk Studios is pleased to present ''Visceral/Visible'', a new site specific installation by Hannah Stouffer exploring the concept of land, escape and nostalgic solitude within a space. Stouffer portrays a post-primeval desire for our natural environment, fully realized through both memory and beingness, and her new work aims to not only capture a reality but also represent an ideal. Opening: Thursday, July 26th from 7-12pm.

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