Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Canada-based painter Andrew Salgado has been on the site in recent years for his figurative paintings, and we just read that Saatchi as "one of 12 to invest in today" (Sept 2013). Well, that ain't bad. The artist is set to open a new group of paintings, "Variations On a Theme" at One Art Space in NYC this Friday, May 23, 2014. Today, we have a mini-preview of Salgado's newest paintings...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Calm and Unrest is the body of recent work from NYC-based and often-Juxtapoz contributor, David Molesky. The show opened at Copro Gallery this past month and remains on view until May 10. The series debuted Molesky’s new series of riot paintings that depict protestors tossing molotov cocktails at unseen adversaries.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
A dreamy set of paintings from Italian artist, Lorella Paleni. A past student at both SVA and Columbia, Paleni mixes contemporary psychedelia with traditional painting that results in works that are both abstract and figurative, almost recreating the double exposure trend we have been noticing recently, but with a paintbrush.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Razvan Boar’s drawings, paintings, and collages have a fragmented quality, reflecting the confusion and dislocations of what can sometimes feel like a dissolving world. Boar (lives and works in Bucharest, Romania) is currently completing his MFA in painting at the National University of Art in Bucharest...
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present the first exhibition in Hong Kong of work by Hernan Bas. This show, entitled Case Studies, features new paintings by Bas, who is primarily known for his expressionistic and highly detailed figurative paintings, but also for his works in sculpture, film, photography and installation.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Julie Mehretu's large-scale, mixed media paintings create a dizzying field of layered landscapes to construct colorful and complex abstractions and lines. Drawing from historical and fictional references to architecture, urban planning, societal structures of power, and personal narrative,
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Austrians are coming to Torrance. We have always been huge fans of the duo, following their careers and watching them as they have explored different mediums and approaches to what we always felt was a love for psychedelia and counter-culture activities. Now, Asgar/Gabriel will open "Armed with Fever and Good Health" at the Torrance Art Museum on March 29, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
We are really enjoying the oil paintings of Cesar Biojo this morning, a mixture of realism and dream-like sequencing that is pretty great to take in. The Colombian painter recently finishing a PhD program at the University of Barcelona, and has a series of portraits and nudes that we have to show you today...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
We know, we know, Alex Katz may be just a tad too fine art establishment for our daily feed on the site, but I have always found his work to be remarkable every time I see it at one of the large art fairs we visit each year. We are sure to see some of this paintings at the Armory Show this week, but if you happen to be in Paris, Katz has what appears to be a wonderful exhibition, "45 Years of Portraits, 1969—2014," at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac up through July 2014. Go check it.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 25, 2014
On March 1, Richard J Oliver will open a new body of work, "This Too Shall Pass," at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. The Welsh-born, LA-based painter sat down with us prior to the show to discuss the new body of work, some good shows he has seen over the past few years, why he left Wales, and Ernest Holmes.