In L.A.: Phillip Toledano @ Kopeikin Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
We recently stopped by Kopeikin Gallery to check out Philip Toledano’s portrait series A New Kind of Beauty. These images, which many consider disturbing, are of people who’ve made choices that while creating an abnormal appearance exude a captivating bodily presence. Photos and more afther the jump…

IN L.A.: Dietrich Wegner @ Robert Berman Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 25, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the opening reception of Skin Deep Dietrich Wegner's latest solo exhibition at Robert Berman Gallery. Every society accumulates contradictions amidst their ideals. Dietrich Wegner employs those contradictions, situating opposites together in sculpture and photography that feed on the friction between two conflicting ideas. When an image stands in limbo, between associations, it occupies a flexible place in our mind. Photos and more after the jump.

IN L.A.: Patrick Martinez @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the opening reception of “Lovely Day” Patrick Martinez’s latest solo exhibition at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. The show featured paintings, works in neon, and installations featuring vending machines. Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: The Floor Show @ Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills for the opening reception of The Floor Show. group exhibition of floor-based sculpture organized in collaboration with curator Richard D. Marshall. The Floor Show explores the variety of ways contemporary artists have expanded the possibility of the sculptural medium by removing it from the once-compulsory pedestal. Photos and more after the jump..

In L.A.: Post Moral Neanderthal Retardist Pornography @ Subliminal Projects

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
We stopped by Subliminal Projects this past weekend to check out the opening of “Post Moral Neanderthal Retardist Pornography” an exhibition curated by Tom Hazelmyer with music by members of the Melvins, Hammerhead, Halo of Flies, Chrome and Husker Du.  Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: Gustavo Godoy @ Honor Fraser

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by Honor Fraser Gallery for the opening of Gustavo Godoy’s “Vacant Mounds and Markers”. The sculptures in Vacant Mounds and Markers quietly examine spiritual spaces and secular objects. Positioned at ground level, Godoy's sculptures transform the gallery into a meditative sanctuary, addressing the physicality of space as well as the ritualistic spaces inspired by secular and sacred belief systems. Photos and more after the jump…

In L.A.: Edward Walton Wilcox @ Merry Karnowsky

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 04, 2012
Last week we stopped by the opening reception of Though You Slay Me a solo exhibition of new works by Edward Walton Wilcox at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. Though his Gothic and almost archaic technique betrays a romantic affinity for the legacy of his craft, without a doubt Wilcox brings us something new, captivating and disquieting.  Photos and more after the jump….

IN L.A.: Augustine Kofie @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the opening reception of “Working An Angle”, Augustine Kofie’s first solo show at Known Gallery in Los Angles. The show featured 40 recent works including hand painted multiple screen prints, collage on wood as well as paintings on canvas and wood. Photos and more after the jump..

In L.A.: LEGOLIZE IT! INDISPENSABLE: Art by the ounce @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
We stopped by Known Gallery this past weekend to check out LEGOLIZE IT! | INDISPENSABLE: Art by the ounce. Done in compliance with CA Proposition 215, the LAgo brand, the show featured. Synthetic starter-plants, seedlings, clones, and a totally huge selection of intoxicating, fake plastic buds- all built with LEGO bricks to resemble some of the finest strains of medicinal marijuana ever grown will be on display and available for limited purchase.

In L.A.: GIG @ Warner Bros. Records

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 26, 2012
Last week we attend the opening of “Gig” a group exhibition of gig posters based on the artists ideal fantasy gig for musicians through out the history of Warner Bros. Records. The exhibition was curated by Michael Coleman, Norman Wonderly, Frank Maddocks and Michael Nunez, featuring works by Aiko, Hydro74, Jesse LeDoux, Andy Mueller, Jermaine Rogers, Justin Van Noy, and countless others.

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