First Look: Christian Rex van Minnen "Glazed and Confused"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
We are very excited to get a first look at Christian Rex van Minnen's work for his upcoming "Glazed and Confused" exhibit at Gallery Poulsen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Featured in our recent April, 2014 issue, van Minnen explores the techniques and styles of Old Masters' oil painting while seeking out opportunities within the traditional layers and glazes of paint to create a confused stratum of form, content and meaning...

Update: The Wonderfully Bizarre Paintings of Christian Rex van Minnen

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
One of our favorite artists that we learned about last year was Rhode Island-born, Christian Rex van Minnen. The paintings he had at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica were absolute standouts, a new, bizarre twist on pop-surrealism and classical painting that just captured our attention. We just saw some of his newer works, and wanted to show them today.

Preview: Christian Rex van Minnen "Fever Dream" @ Copro Gallery, Santa Monica

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
We showed you the eerie, dysfunctional works of Christian Rex van Minnen on the site last week, and we are excited that the artist will open Fever Dream at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica this Saturday, November 10. On the same night, Copro opens works by Adam Miller and Bill Norrby. 

The Paintings of Christian Rex van Minnen

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
"In my work, whether stone and oil, metal and wood, or cardboard and papier-mâché alchemy and automatism are linked together in the cognitive creative process. Intention becomes line, line becomes shape, shape becomes form, and form becomes content. In my work I find myself either suppressing or indulging of my own desire to associate personal narrative to the raw visual information inherent in the material and process."

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