James Roper: "The Inscending Spiral"

Illustration // Monday, July 21, 2014
Having previously pursued filmmaking as a side project, artist James Roper has integrated ideas drawn from that area of his life into his current artistic pursuits. This series of works entitled "The Inscending Spiral" are actually illustrations of headshots...

Clark Goolsby @ Mirus Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
NYC-based Clark Goolsby has a big-ass spread in our January 2013 issue (that was fun to write). Just in time, Goolsby will have a few new pieces in a group show at Mirus Gallery in San Francisco, that opens Saturday, December 15. The second show at Mirus, Escape Velocity will feature works that are surreal, abstract, philosophical, but also feature figurative, familiar shapes and personas.

James Roper's 'Rapture' Series

Erotica // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Influenced by Bernini's 'The Ecstasy of St. Teresa' and the psycho-sexual contradictions inherent to the pursuit of spiritual transcendance, James Roper brings us his 'Rapture' series. 'This is explicitly symbolised in the Rapture series by the use of porn stars as the vehicle for the expression of this 'spiritual' emotion, the shedding of carnal bodies giving way to an abstract purity beneath...'

Exvoluta

Illustration // Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Incredible animated illustration by UK based illustrator James Roper for the ever evolving MTV.

Oliver Vernon and James Roper at Joshua Liner Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Oliver Vernon and James Roper open solo shows, respectively, at NYC's Joshua Liner Gallery next Thursday, April 14. Vernon's Sprung and Roper's All and Nothing feature new works from both artists, both making returns to Liner Gallery, and marking Roper's first solo exhibition with the gallery. More after the jump . . .

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