The Work of China's Liu Baomin

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 10, 2012
The series Extreme Illusion by Liu Baomin cast doubts itself. This series is a visual account which opposes the sense of reality, and therefore the paintings of Liu Baomin portray everything that happened and his happening in the world as nothing but a sense of void...

The Work of Stuart Pearson Wright

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 10, 2012
English painter, Stuart Pearson Wright, is a talented figurative painter. His style is highly meticulous and built around a strange visual imagination. There are obvious antecedents to his work which hark to Flemish artists in the British romantic tradition.

Preview: Yumiko Kayukawa "Hakuryuu" @ LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 07, 2012
LeBasse Projects is proud to announce ‘Hakuryuu – White Dragon,’ new works by Yumiko Kayukawa. This anticipated exhibition is Kayukawa’s first solo project with LeBasse Projects after appearing in several group exhibitions. In reaction to the devastating earthquake that hit Japan in 2011, Yumiko Kayukawa explores personal coping mechanisms in the aftermath of an unforgettably painful event.

The Works of Henrik Uldalen

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 07, 2012
Oslo, Norway-based Henrick Uldalen is a young up-and-coming self-taught painter. His atmosphere and subject matter is often depicted as being in a limbo or dream-like state. Despite his realistic approach, photographic accuracy is not what he seeks to achieve.

The Works of Drew Young

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 07, 2012
Drew Young's work currently focuses on lost and found adolescence. He believes we live in a world that is self-indulgent in primal behavior and lost in a wilderness of forgotten morality and values. The Vancouver, BC-based Young's images strongly reflect our own life experiences of these dark and visceral moments and places. If anything, he's giving us an external view of our own slef-gratifying exploits.

Preview: Jason Jägel "The Castle" @ Needles & Pens, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
One of our favorite artists we cover, SF-based Jason Jägel (featured in the January 2010 issue), will be showing at one of our favorite SF spots, Needles & Pens, starting on Friday, September 7. The Castle features a new series of paintings and drawings. And if we are lucky, Jason will give us a new mix for our morning commute. "Love Junky" express. 

The Work of Jaime Brett Treadwell

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 31, 2012
I am intrigued by my social surroundings ranging from small neighborhood cultural identities to grander differences among rural, urban, and suburban life. I find pleasure merging conflicting imagery, design, and color. I often use vivid cheerful colors to masquerade or obscure the realities within my paintings.

The Works of Charlie Isoe

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
It has been awhile since we check in with Perth, Australia-based, and former April 2010 cover artist, Charlie Isoe, but we were looking at his old cover image in our office yesterday and thought... damn, Charlie is a talented painter. The works always felt full of energy, ideas, command, but also loose and exploratory. Although he hasn't shown in a few years, we expect something interesting whenever Isoe has a new body of work.

Monochromatic Works by Yasuyo Fujibe

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
In this series of oil paintings by Japanese artist Yasuyo Fujibe, flesh becomes ephemeral as the face fades into bone-white oblivion. Understated but effective. Fujibe is a graduate of the Kyoto University of Art and Design.

The Works of Anita Kunz

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 20, 2012
Here is a series of paintings by Canadian artist Anita Kunz about the gorgeous brutality of nature. Take a look at this series to see women in the nude battling it out with wild beasts and creatures. This perfectly titled set, "Flesh & Blood", allows you to acknowledge both the beauty of the female figure and the gore of the brutal attacks.