Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 28, 2015
We have absolutely no idea what beach Taiwanese-American artist Hilo Chen goes to create his larger than life hyperreal portraits of woman nude on beaches, but it seems like it could be a nice vacation spot... just sayin. Enjoy the summertime vibes from one of the more accomplished, if not slightly sexy photoreal artists in the world today. Hilo was featured in our Juxtapoz Hyperreal Book that we published in 2014.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Lee Kwang-Ho is one of Korea’s most prominent realist artists. He displays his technical and pictorial mastery with the ability to meticulously combine elements of the real and the abstract. Lee’s early works were inspired by Pop Art, influenced by the Renaissance perspective, and Surrealism, and have now developed into his own unique and personal interpretation of modern realism. A thorough investigation of his works provides the viewer an opportunity to fully appreciate the depth and versatility of Lee’s artistry and vision.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 17, 2015
We love the work of Mississippi's Glennray Tutor, who is just a damn master at the photoreal style, just a master with the paintbrush. Tutor was in our Juxtapoz Hyperreal Book that we released last year, and in the past calendar year, he has completed 8 new paintings in his "Marble" series. Check them out here...
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 01, 2015
Definitely something to check out if you are one of our London readers or about to take a trip there: The Serpentine presents the work of late American sculptor Duane Hanson (1925-1996) in his first survey show in London since 1997. Throughout his forty-year career, Hanson created lifelike sculptures portraying working-class Americans and overlooked members of society. Reminiscent of the Pop Art movement of the time, his sculptures transform the banalities and trivialities of everyday life into iconographic material. The exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery presents key works from the artist’s oeuvre.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 21, 2015
Lu Cong was born in Shanghai in 1978 and immigrated to the United States at the age of 11. After graduating from the University of Iowa in 2000 with degrees in biology and art, he moved to Denver, CO after deciding to pursue portrait art rather than medicine. Since 2002, Lu has been studying at the Denver Art Students League, focusing his studies on life drawing, and has exhibited his work at that arts venue for the past decade.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 18, 2015
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present About Head, an exhibition of new paintings by Spanish artist Eloy Morales in what will be his debut solo exhibition in the United States. In conjunction with About Head, a limited-edition exhibition catalogue was released at the opening reception (with an introduction and interview by Juxtapoz editor, Evan Pricco).
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 04, 2015
At the first glance, Zhang’s often small-scale paintings would seem to be photorealistic portraits, and although there is a strong emphasis on details, if you give it just a few more seconds to sink in, you would realise that the artist’s intention is not merely to portray his subjects in a way that is closest to reality, but rather, he aims to express his simple yet unconventional concepts in a way that exceeds reality.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Zaria Forman's amazing hyperreal works of both the ocean and various distant islands of the world are quite breathtaking. We have featured not only in a special Juxtapoz Presents video, but also in our Hyperreal book. We just found out that ArtStar partnered with Zaria Forman to "create affordable, limited edition prints of her work. Pastels to Water presents NEW images from the Maldives and Greenland series as well as Israel images." The show is exclusive to Artsy from April 1st- May 1st...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Utah-based artist Patrick Kramer paints photorealistic images of flowers, insects and fish, as well as beautiful floating women. He says that hyperrealistic art suits his personality since he's slighlty obsessive.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Evan Penny creates altered renderings of the human figure from silicone, pigment, hair, fabric and aluminum. Pushing the limits of figural representation through distortions of stretching skewing, and exaggerated scale, Penny further "blurs the boundaries between the real and the unreal, truth and imagination, and photography and sculpture."