Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 09, 2011
We are familiar with artists that use tattoo art and apply it on found images, or in this case, fashion spreads. Dr Lakra uses a similar philosophy. But we were intrigued this morning by the art of Belgian artist Jean-Luc Moerman, who takes the idea of body marking and body art and applies it to contemporary female, and male, icons. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 30, 2010
Another year gone, another year starting. We aren't Sports Illustrated or Rolling Stone where we rank our "Artist of the Year" or "Show of the Year," but we definitely have felt the energy and pulse of contemporary art in 2010, like you, our readers, and have a few ideas of who had major years in 2010. Was it JR and the TED Award? Dr Lakra showing at the Boston ICA? George Condo making an appearance in pop circles with the Kanye West covers and planned retrospective at New Museum? More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 15, 2010
The reaction to our current piece on Dr Lakra has been overwhelmingly positive, and how could it not be? The aqua newsstand cover is one of our favorite pieces by this Mexican tattoo and fine artist. See a few of the artist’s notable quotes from this months feature interview.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 09, 2010
A revolutionary trend is sweeping through our institutionalized art houses, being that the country’s established museums are receiving major image makeovers. Take a look at Viva La Revolución: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape the highly talked about exhibit now open at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 28, 2010
From the very first issue of Juxtapoz to now the latest edition, Dr Lakra has spent the meantime becoming an international tattoo and fine art superstar, and museum regular. That’s why we chose him to grace the cover of our August issue.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 22, 2010
We are very excited to present an early look at our forthcoming August issue, whose cover features Mexican illustrator and tattoo artist Dr Lakra. Dr Lakra melds the past with the present to expand boundaries of fine art into new and exciting directions.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Jerónimo López Ramírez, also known as Dr. Lakra, is a renowned tattoo artist who lives and works in Oaxaca, Mexico. He’s also our next feature cover story for Juxtapoz’ August 2010 issue.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 21, 2010
We can’t ever get enough of the Doctor. “Dr. Lakra, a Mexico-based, world-renown tattoo artist, is having his first US solo show at Boston's ICA,” shares contributor Cheree Franco. “His tattooed pin-up queens depict the Suicide Girls of the 50's...or at least, his fantasy of such.” Read More...
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 16, 2010
Dr Lakra takes anthropological morphism to artistic heights. This Mexican artist has long been one of our favorites and has his first ever solo show in the U.S. now up at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. Read More...