Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Growing up in the north woods of Minnesota outside of a township of 33 people, Isaac Arvold was surrounded by an environment that was conducive to creativity and free will. The youngest of four children, he ran around the woods inventing games and fighting the invisible monsters he and his siblings created out of their imaginations.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 13, 2014
V1 Gallery of Copenhagen continues to be one of our favorite galleries in the international scene, and their next show with the haunting works of Swedish artist Sara-Vide Ericson, "Hidden Beings," again looks to be a great one. We gathered some of our favorite works of Ericson's from the past few years in the gallery with this post, but hope to update with the new paintings in the coming days.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 14, 2014
Our good friend and contributor Henrik Haven recently stopped by Michael Kvium's newest exhibition, "Painters Nest" at Nils Stærk in Copenhagen, Denmark. Staging is essential to the art of Michael Kvium. This approach has been employed and refined in different expressions such as performances, video installations, paintings, and sculptures and the performative aspect is a recurrent artifice throughout his entire career...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Nikoline Live Andersen is a Danish artist who works with experimental clothing design. In recent years, she has let her clothing designs become constituent parts of three-dimensional sculptural installations. Situated somewhere between design, crafts and art, Nikoline Liv Andersen's work is seeking to relocate the limits of our understanding of design and clothing and to challenge her audience when it comes to their perceptions of the world around us...
Graffiti // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Le-Fix Gallery just opened a special exhibition by legendary graffiti writer, Bates, entitled “Still Going Strong 1984 – 2014." Bates is an old school writer from Copenhagen who have been making his name known all over the world since the late '80s. Our good friend Henrik Haven took pictures at the opening and around the gallery that we can share with you today... the show runs through April 9, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
A favorite here in the Juxtapoz office, Wes Lang, recently traveled to Denmark for his first solo show in a museum space at the ARoS Aarhus Museum of Art. As part of the exhibition Wes built a full working studio and idoart.dk stopped by for a visit. Check out some photos and listen to Wes reflecting on his work in a video after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
The multi-talented, German-born, Denmark-based artist John Reuss comes from a background in graphic layout and design, marketing and communication, and, in addition to a BA in Computer Science, is an excellent self-taught painter whose work we are very much enjoying this morning....
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 04, 2014
Strolling around the interweb on this Saturday morning, we came across this fantastic photo shoot by Danish photographer Mads for music label/club, Fabric. According to the Mads' bio, "Today He works with a wide range of commercial, style, fashion, editorial and music clients. Mads photography encompasses clean, crisp, fresh and beautifully understated portraiture to more vivid imagery imbued with 'vibrancy, attitude and a healthy dose of colour'." And he smashes glass well.
Design // Friday, October 25, 2013
Considered one of Denmark's, not to mention the world's most influential 20th century furniture and interior designers, Verner Panton created innovative, funky and futuristic designs. We particularly love the "Visiona II" room he designed for an exhibition in Cologne in 1970!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Copenhagen-based artist Carl Krull creates often large-scale works using repeated horizontal lines, curving and bending them at certain points to create a final, wavy and distorted image. Carl has also developed a technique using a tube wrapped in paper to create his drawings in a moving car! Watch a video after the jump...