TAKASHI MURAKAMI "IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RAINBOW" @ Gagosian Gallery, West 24th Street

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 12, 2014
From the sounds of it, the new Murakami show is quite personal and a deep meditation on life and mortality in the face of the great earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. He recently told the NY Times, “I used to think of religion as something kind of false and hypocritical, but after the earthquake disaster, I realized in a time like that, religion and fairy tales and things like that are actually a necessity." His newest solo show, "In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow," opened at Gagosian in NYC on November 10, and will be seen through January 17, 2015. 

Ed Ruscha "Prints and Photographs" @ Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Gagosian Gallery on Madison Avenue is spending the month of May 2014 (and beyond) with three separate exhibitions and projects with Ed Ruscha in New York, including his participation in Frieze New York two weeks ago, along with an exhibition of a series of recent paintings, "Prints and Photographs." And on May 6, Gagosian and Ruscha unveielve a mural adjacent to the High Line on West 22nd Street and 10th Avenue.

Another Look: The Minutely Detailed Works of Paul Noble

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
One of the best pure drawers we can think of is Britain's Paul Noble, an award-winning artist with works in the collections of MoMA and the Tate. Noble was one of five founding members of City Racing, an influential artists' space in London during the late 1980s, and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2012.

Jean-Michel Basquiat @ Gagosian, New York

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
Opening on February 7th will be a collection of works by the late and great Jean-Michel Basquiat on view at Gagosian's 555 West 24th Street location in New York. In case you wanted to purchase a mass produced reproduction of one his works and stare down at it while you eat day in and day out in anticipation for the show, Gagosian has you covered with this Basquiat plate.

Ed Ruscha @ Gagosian Gallery, New York

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 08, 2013
If you happen to be in New York this week, and you happen to love Ed Ruscha (as we do here at Juxtapoz), then you are in luck. Assuming you may not have already seen this lovely solo-show by the California-based artist, the exhibition provides a breadth of new and older work from Ruscha, some adhering to his well known use of text and others venturing into more heavily visual works like the acrylic canvas painting Gilded, Marbled, and Foibled.

Takashi Murakami "Flowers & Skulls" @ Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 29, 2012
This is one we wish we could head to Hong Kong for, Takashi Murakami's first show in Hong Kong at Gagosian Gallery. This exhibition explores one of the central dichotomies of his art—between joy and terror, his optimistic magnanimity as an artist and his pessimistic perspective on postwar Japan. It opens/opened tonight, November 29, in Hong Kong.

"Milk and Honey" Book Release @ Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
Tonight, November 3, we suggest heading over to Gagosian Gallery in Los Angeles for the book release party for a fantastic new title, Milk & Honey: Contemporary Art in California. Not only do you get to see the bathrooms painted by our friend Sage Vaughn, there is a limited edition Milk and Honey shirt with Joey Gallagher and RVCA, and limited edition Milk and Honey tote bags with Cleon Peterson and INCASE. 

Opening: William Eggleston @ Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 27, 2012
William Eggleston is a photographer that triumphs capturing the everyday (influenced by the greats that shortly preceded him like Henry Cartier-Bresson who coined the term the decisive moment). In this exhibition of photographs from the Los Alamos series, Eggleston captured his immediate surroundings while driving across the United States between 1966 and 1974.

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT AND ANDY WARHOL "Olympic Rings" @ Gagosian, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 16, 2012
We are getting to that time of the summer, where London gets a sporting focus for a few weeks, much to the chagrin of locals who probably get enough tourism as it is. But the arts programs and curation at some of London's top private galleries and public institutions have been spot on all year, and Gagosian Gallery has got into spirit with Warhol and Basquiat's 1985 collaboration, Olympic Rings.

Portraits by Glenn Brown

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
You don't need us to tell you that Northumberland, England-born portrait artist Glenn Brown is extremely talented, and that his portraits look to the neo-classical, Renaissance masters as inspiration and that is broad paint strokes are incredibly intricate and compose an amazing picture. You have eyes for that.
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