Juxtapoz // Monday, October 26, 2015
I feel that this show talks about a trope that’s quite common within the world of black youth today. Sometimes, young African Americans go the stereotypical route of becoming a rapper, an athlete, or some type entertainer. Basically going the traditional route of being a performer in some capacity...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Marlborough Chelsea is excited to present a solo exhibition by Los Angeles based artist, Devin Troy Strother. For his second show with the gallery, Strother will present new large scale paintings and sculptures. The exhibition’s title, Space Jam is taken from the hit 1996 film starring Michael Jordan and the Looney Toons. Conceptually Strother looked towards Space Jam as a sentiment, a film he grew up with, but also a play on words: “space” in relation to being challenged with Marlborough Chelsea’s large space, and “jam” as a verb meaning to do something quickly, art and growth in this case.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Pool Party! An artist dream team including Misaki Kawai, Jen Stark, FriendsWithYou and Devin Troy Strother will debut limited edition pool toys at Art Basel Miami Beach this week.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 18, 2014
Great idea for this show. As Richard Heller Gallery notes, "The show isn't really about "NSFW" artwork, but the motive to click on something with that tag and the anticipation of not knowing if it really will be inappropriate or just someone else’s opinion of what they deem to be objectionable." The group show curated by Associate Director, Barry Belkin.
Erotica // Monday, March 10, 2014
Born in Los Angeles in 1986, mixed media artist Devin Troy Strother had a successful close to 2013 showing in galleries in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. With a focus in texture, Devin...
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 13, 2013
We knew Los Angeles-based artist Devin Troy Strother was off to big things when we first started to see his artwork on our radar about 6 years ago, and now the artist has a string of great shows that have now led to a new body of work, "I Just Landed in Rome," open at Marlborough Broome Street in NYC. The show features a new series of large-scale sculptures of the black female body, all taking poses take a cue from art history — "mimicking Renaissance paintings and classical Roman statues."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Lots of Todd James news on the site and in the Juxtapoz channels this week, more on that in a minute, but James will be part of a five person show, curated by Jessica Hodin, going up tonight, October 10 at the Bleecker Street Arts Club in NYC. Meet Your Maker will showcase new works by James, Joyce Pensato, Sue Williams, Devin Troy Strother, and Sylvia Jeffriess.
Vault // Wednesday, September 04, 2013
In just a few short years, Devin Troy Strother has become one of the most talked about fine artists on both the art fair circuit and art gallery circles. This week, the artist opens a new solo show, Look At All My Shit, at Richard Heller Gallery in Santa Monica, and we look back on Devin's feature in the January 2011 issue... when the star was just rising...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 12, 2013
One of our favorites curators of the moment, Jesper Elg of V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, just opened a curated show at The Hole in NYC called Chicken or Beef?. The show itself is loaded with great talent from both America and Europe, curated as a "Transatlantic survey of figurative painting in Europe and America, named after the ubiquitous question posed on transatlantic flights."
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
A long week of art happenings has just concluded in NYC, with The Armory Show being at centerstage. But take a cab ride down to SoHo, and you found yourself at Volta NY, a fair that focused on solo projects from artists represented by galleries from around the world.