Dan Witz "NY Hardcore" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 04, 2014
Tomorrow Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting NY Hardcore, recent works by Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery, accompanied by a printed catalog. With a career spanning over thirty years, Dan Witz is known for his tromp l’oeil street interventions and extensive studio practice. Applying old master painting techniques in the manner of Bosch or Brueghel to his works on canvas, the artist depicts hyper-realistic figurative imagery in portraits, landscapes, and still lifes.

Dan Witz's Mosh Pit Paintings

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Dan Witz is a unique artist in that both his work outside and inside translate very well, often being difficult for many artists. His photo-realistic paintings often have his audience questioning and second-guessing. Born in Chicago, Witz has been exhibiting his paintings for the better part of two decades.The following are few selections from his series “Mosh Pits.”

Video: Dan Witz for Amnesty International

Street Art // Sunday, March 31, 2013
Spiffy Films presents “Wailing Walls”, a collaborative project between street artist, Dan Witz and Frankfurts’ Leo Burnett Agency in a campaign for Amnesty International. Filmed on location in Frankfurt, Germany.

Opening: Dan Witz "Prisoners 2012-13" @ Lazarides, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
As we reported yesterday on the site, NYC-based Dan Witz, who has been a pillar of street art over the past 30 years, just opened a brand new exhibtion, Prisoners 2012-13 at Lazarides in London. Witz' debut at Lazarides features his paintings from both his Prisoner and now signature Mosh Pit series. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, took photos at the opening last night in London. The gallery noted that Witz has been dispersing his unique stamp on the streets of London by painting one of his prisoners' image onto phone boxes.

Preview: Dan Witz "Prisoners 2012-13" @ Lazarides, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 24, 2013
NYC-based Dan Witz, who has been a pillar of street art over the past 30 years and extremely talented fine artists, has a new show, Prisoners 2012-13 at Lazarides in London opening on Friday, January 25. Witz' debut solo show at Lazarides will feature his paintings from both his Prisoner and now signature Mosh Pit series. The gallery notes that Witz will dispersing his unique stamp on the streets of London by painting one of his prisoners' image onto phone boxes.

The Rejects @ Reed Projects Inaugural Show in Stavanger, Norway

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Our good friends at Nuart, whom we featured in our May 2012 Public Art issue, and who hold down a few great public art and music festivals in Stavanger, Norway each year, just opend a permanent gallery space,  Reed Projects, and their inaugural show, The Rejects, in Stavanger this past weekend. They kicked off the new space with a group show that encapsulates a bunch of the artists who have created murals in and around Stavanger each year.

Kevin Cyr "In Praise of Rust" @ Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Kevin Cyr, who is featured in our June 2012 issue with a 12-page interview by fellow Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz, is set to open a new series of his van portraits at Jonathan Levine Gallery on May 19, 2012. In Praise of Rust will feature Cyr's signature works: paintings of old vehicles seen on the streets of New York—"primarily vans and commercial delivery trucks—covered in graffiti, rust, scratches, scuffs, dents and other marks of distinction."

New Dan Witz Street Pieces in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Los Angeles has been seeing its fair share of quality street work from a variety of local and international artists lately. Dan Witz recently contributed some of his unique work of realist paintings behind metal-screened doors and windows. These pieces are part of an ongoing series titled “Dark Doings” and were part of the LAFreeWalls Project

Dan Witz in Los Angeles

Street Art // Friday, March 02, 2012
Los Angeles has been seeing its fair share of quality street work from a variety of local and international artists lately.  Dan Witz recently contributed some of his unique work of realist paintings behind metal-screened doors and windows.  These pieces are part of an ongoing series titled “Dark Doings” and were part of the LAFreeWalls Project

Dan Witz for Nuart 2011 Video

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 03, 2012
One of our favorite people we got to hang out with in Norway this past Fall was NYC-based Dan Witz, a street and fine artist who has been creating this great interventions for decades, little suprises for those who pay attention to the minute details of the urban experience. Here is a video of Witz getting up and moving along across Stavanger.
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