Old Norse: Conor Harrington in Vardo, Norway

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Our December 2012 cover artist, Conor Harrington, was in Vardo, Norway earlier this year, painting incredibly impressive murals around town for Komafest. Luckily for we readers and fans who were not able to make it up near the North Pole, Andrew Telling filmed a beautiful piece documenting Harrington's trip and the surrounding area. Watch Old Norse after the jump...

Issue Preview: December 2012 w/ Conor Harrington, Futura, Nicola Verlato

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The end of year brings us to our closing issue of 2012, and who better than London-based Conor Harrington to grace the cover for a second time (scoring at home, October 2008 was his first cover). We lean heavily on painters and fine artists this issue with pieces on Nicola Verlato, Futura, Julie Heffernan, Marco Mazzoni, Grady Gordon, and Gregory Euclide, plus conversations with Jen Stark, Bob Dob, and a photo essay from the heart of Johannesburg.

Teaser: Conor Harrington for December 2012 issue

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 05, 2012
Funny to think, we are getting ourselves into the "end of the year" season, where we gear up for holidays and top-10 lists and reviews aplenty. And here we are, announcing our December 2012 cover artist, Conor Harrington. What a year the London-based Harrington has had: stand-out show, brilliant street works, all the while turning himself into quite the production house. Here is a look at the cover...

Conor Harrington "A Whole lot of Trouble for a Little bit of Win" Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
We just got back from London where we had a little discussion with Conor Harrington of which you can see in the December 2012 issue of the magazine. While there, we saw Harrington's two new pieces, now on display at Lazarides' Bedlam show. Just as he prepared his Dead Meat work, there was a photoshoot with models for the new pieces, and Harrington just released a new video of the behind-the-scenes footage of the shoot. Go watch...

Opening: Lazarides Gallery's "Bedlam" in London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 10, 2012
For the past 3 years, as the art world has descended upon London for the Frieze Art Fair, Lazarides Gallery has descended below the city streets to put on Bedlam, in our opinion one of the best exhibitions a non-fair can offer in a during a heavily Art Fair environment. For the third and final year, Bedlam is being held in the Old Vic Tunnels, and we went to investigate.

Bedlam in Old Vic Tunnels, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
For the thrid and final year, Lazarides Gallery in London is set to take over the Old Vic Tunnels underneath Waterloo Station with the exhibition, Bedlam. The interactive, site-specific installation coincides with the Frieze Art Fair, for what we like to call a significant, if not alternative way to see art as opposed to a big hall with booths. This you may see a rat... the show opens October 9. 

FAME Festival 2012: The Murals

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The Juxtapoz staff was unable to join the festivities at FAME Festival this year, but we had Jux friend Henrik Haven checking out the new murals in Grottaglie, Italy last week. Conor Harrington, Lucy McLauchlan, Ericailcane, Vhils, Boris Hoppek, Cyop e Kaf, and many others added to the town this year, with some of the strongest edition yet of FAME. 

The Outsiders Releases New Conor Harrington & David Choe Prints

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Outsiders, a gallery and print shop of Lazarides Gallery in London, just released prints from former Juxtapoz cover artists, Conor Harrington and David Choe. Harrington's Tardis of Delight is made in an edition of 60, while David Choe's Helmet was editioned at 187.

Conor Harrington @ See No Evil Festival, Bristol

Street Art // Monday, August 13, 2012
Entitled "The Duel Of Bristol", Conor Harrington’s newest mural is massive piece painted for the See No Evil Festival in Bristol. The mural shows two colonial dressed men fencing over a checkered floor in Harrington’s painterly style.

Conor Harrington in Vardø, Norway Continued...

Street Art // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Last week we posted a mural that UK-based artist, Conor Harrington, had painted for Komafest Festival in Vardø, Norway.  This week brings us additional mural work from Harrington, showing two colonial swordsman fencing or dueling painted in the artists signature style and technique.
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