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.

Illustration by Leah Goren

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 20, 2012
Leah Goren is a Brooklyn, New York-based illustrator and pattern designer who loves "California, girls, patterns, seeing, thinking, sunlight, florals, and the future." Her illustrations are full of simple strokes and sunny, pleasant hues representing very much what she enjoys.

Preview: Alex Pardee "Tu'Mor or Not Tu'Mor?" @ Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 08, 2012
Our very good friend Alex Pardee, the former cover artist (and we have something special cooking with him later this year) will be setting up shop at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn this Saturday, June 9 to host an art & game sho complete with prizes and all new paintings. We have a preview and video...

Works by Suzanne Sattler and Northside Festival, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 07, 2012
We just got an email from one of our favorite illustrators, Brooklyn's Suzanne Sattler (featured in the magazine on our books), who will open her studio as part of the annual Northside Open Spaces in Brooklyn on June 17, , where 80+ artists living and working in Williamsburg and Greenpoint open their studios to the public for the Northside Festival. To get you ready, we compiled some of our favorite Sattler works. List of open studios after the jump . . .

Kaleidoscopic Watertower in Brooklyn by Tom Fruin

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 06, 2012
We posted this photo by Robert Banat on our Instagram the other day and got a ton of response. Brooklyn-based artist, Tom Fruin, has built a 25' tall water tank created with 1,000 salvaged plexiglass pieces found around NYC. The piece is illuminated by natural light in day time, and during night a Ryan Holsopple ardunio-controlled light show goes off inside the work.

Photoreal Paintings by Alyssa Monks

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
We have shown you the photoreal paintings of Brooklyn-based painter Alyssa Monks in the past in our Erotica section, and today we were really enjoying her new works painted in 2012. As the years have gone on, Monks' hyperreal paintings have become more abstract, with flesh hiding behind steamed surfaces, obscuring the body and facial expressions, and figures are more in performance with their poses than in works past.

Deep Fried Gadgets by Henry Hargreaves

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 04, 2012
In an attempt to demonstrate a unique view on the fast-pace consumption of new electronic products and gadgets (and our rapid discarding of older technologies), Henry Hargreaves has taken some of the familiar products of the 20th and 21st centuries and deep fried them like a meal at your favorite fast food restaurant.

Glowing Homeless by Fanny Allié

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
As part of the 2011 "Bring to Light" festival, Fanny Allie created the Glowing Homeless sculpture, and placed it on a bench in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. As Allie says of her work, "Many of my projects suggest the course of time as they examine memories, past actions or incidents, and events that happened at a specific and recorded time."

Preview: Chrissy Angliker @ Knoerle & Baettig, Winterthur, Switzerland

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Brooklyn-based, Zurich-born Chrissy Angliker is set to open a new series of drip paintings, Control and Chaos, at Knoerle & Baettig Gallery in Winterthur, Switzerland this Saturday, May 12. As Angliker says of the series, "The focus of this painting style lies in creating a balanced relationship between the controllable and uncontrollable. For every intentional mark, there follows a free-falling drip, challenging it. I am searching for a sense of grace in the transition between these two opposing elements."

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