Jules de Balincourt "Misfit Island" @ Museum of Contemporary Art, Rochechouart

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 20, 2014
One of our favorite artists of the moment, Jules de Balincourt, has had a busy few months, with works at Victoria Miro in London, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and now a full museum show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rochechouart, France. The exhibition will present a dozen of paintings from 2003 to now, and will also focus on the artist’s studio, the Starr Studio in Brooklyn, which has served for a few years a serves as a space for performances and concerts, as a gallery for local artist and as a community center.

George Condo "Headspace" @ Simon Lee Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
A few days ago, we showed you the new ink drawings from George Condo's exhibition at Skarstedt Gallery in London, and today we have imagery from Condo's coinciding show at Simon Lee in London. Somewhere, somehow, Kanye bought one for Kim. Or North.  

Update: The Photoreal Works of Yigal Ozeri

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
New York-based artist Yigal Ozeri has continued to take hyper-realism to the next level. It's hard to believe that his work isn’t an actual photograph. Capturing solar flares, dreamy light, and contrasting color tones, he’s shown just how far he’s willing to go to capture a moment.

Yoshitomo Nara @ Blum and Poe, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Blum & Poe is very pleased to announce a comprehensive solo exhibition by Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara (and 2x Juxtapoz cover artist). The exhibition will be the artist's seventh with the gallery and will include a selection of new paintings, a series of large-scale bronze sculptures, and a survey of approximately two hundred drawings made over the last thirty years.

Paintings by Cindy Tower

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 06, 2014
'Painting from direct observation in relatively high-risk and difficult environments, Tower often brings along a body guard. Obviously not shy of a challenge, Tower enthusiastically tackles her subject matter with a die-hard scrutiny...

Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Back in 2009, Ryan McGinness installed a mural of painting panels at the entryway at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. Now as a follow-up, McGinness and the museum will open "Studio Visit" on January 25, 2014, a three-part exhibition, the first gallery will provide a glimpse of McGinness’s studio practice, the second will display a selection of the objects McGinness chose from the museum collection alongside his sketches and final image, and the last portion will show early works the artist made while growing up in Virginia Beach.

Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Galley, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Something to go check out in NYC in the next few months, Japanese painter Tomoo Gokita just opened a solo show at Mary Boone Gallery's 541 West 24th Street location. We have a paintings from the show here, plus a collection of paintings from the past few years in our picture gallery, all featuring Gokita's beautiful use of acrylic gouache, and charcoal.

Paintings by Dario Puggioni

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Dario Puggioni was born in Brunei and attained his artistic training in Rome. Currently, he lives and works in Berlin. In his art, Puggioni experiments with the material character of surfaces by combining classical figure drawing with a more modern antagonist mood...

Best of 2013: John Wesley "Objects and Paintings" (NSFW)

Erotica // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Originally published on July 10th, 2013: Even though this show closed last week at David Kordansky in Los Angeles, John Wesley's work, as always, looked fantastic. "Objects and Paintings includes paintings and sculptures from several periods in Wesley’s career; all of them point to the “eccentric precision,” as Dan Flavin described it in the show's catlogue, that has made him one of the indispensible American artists of the post-war period.

Kati Heck @ CAC Malaga, Spain

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
One of our favorite contemporary painters, Antwerp-based Kati Heck, just opened her first expansive museum show in Spain at the CAC Malaga, featuring 41 works: small- and large-format paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and video. So, if you have family in Spain, live in Spain, live close to Spain, maybe make this show a holiday season must... 

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