Juxtapoz // Friday, May 08, 2015
Rune Christensen is a self-taught artist from Denmark. He mainly works with acrylic and Posca, a water-based marker to paint on all surfaces. Combining brush strokes and illustration makes sense for an artist who celebrates juxtaposition in his work. As avid traveller, Christensen works with patterns and colors found on his many journeys, inspired by sights and smells.
Design // Monday, March 09, 2015
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 // Thursday, February 05, 2015
Danish artist Troels Carlsen is one of our favorite artists working today, showing normally at the great V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and with a very talented brother/photographer Asger Carlsen. Troels opens a museum retrospective at the Museum Krydsfelt in Skive, Denmark today, "Insight & Illusion," featuring a bunch of works in private collections and some greatest hits. We went through some of Troels newer and older images and made a gallery for you.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 16, 2014
DesignBoom and photographer Iwan Baan have some really beautiful imagery from Olafur Eliasson's Contact installations and exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris that opens this week. Olafur is one of the world's great "experiential" artists, creating experiences and atmosphere that is almost never matched by other installation artists.
Illustration // Friday, November 28, 2014
We love the direction this work is going. Danish illustrator Rune Christensen. Just great details, use of color, and great sense of the world around him. Apparently, according to his bio, he travels quite a bit, and some of the colors and patterns in his work really seems to be inspired by the movements around the globe.
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.