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.

"Wild Life" Winter Group Show @ Stolenspace, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 05, 2011
As we were waiting in traffic to visit one of the many fairs in Miami last week, Stolenspace Gallery in London opened Wild Life, a winter group show featuring works from Dan Witz, D*Face, Jennifer Murphy, Kai & Sunny, and many more. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, made it out to the opening, and found a dead deer on the floor.

Preview: Underbelly Project @ Art Basel 2011

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 01, 2011
Last night, we headed straight off the place to the preview of the Underbelly Project's exhibition in the Wynwood District in Miami. On display were new pieces from Swoon, Ron English, Dan Witz, Saber, Revok, Mark Jenkins, Faile, and large group of other artists who particpated in the Underbelly Project.

Dan Witz @ Nuart

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 08, 2011
We got to spend a lot of time getting to know more about Brooklyn-based Dan Witz last week in Stavanger, Norway for Nuart. And one thing we learned is he works methodically and quickly, and by the time we got settled in the hotel, Dan had taken over the city with his floating eyeballs and king baby pieces.

Juxtapoz @ Nuart: Day 3

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 29, 2011
As we learn to love Stavanger, Norway and Nuart more and more, Day 3 saw many of the artists move from indoors to outdoors. Herbert Baglione, David Choe, DVS-1, and Herakut were finishing indoor walls, and Escif, Hyuro, Lucy McLauchlan, Phlegm, and Tellas were all working on city walls. And, Juxtapoz went on a fjord cruise.... 
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