Exclusive Preview: "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 29, 2014
As we announced on the site this past week, we are very excited to celebrate one of our 20th Anniversary parties at Jonathan LeVine Gallery with "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" opening at both the gallery's NYC spaces on May 15, 2014. We have a fantastic roster of artists in the show, including our founder Robert Williams, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Todd "REAS" James, Dr Lakra, the Clayton Brothers and more. We are so excited that we wanted to show you a few paintings today from works in the show, just a teaser preview to get you just as excited.

Dan Witz "NY Hardcore" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 04, 2014
Tomorrow Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting NY Hardcore, recent works by Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery, accompanied by a printed catalog. With a career spanning over thirty years, Dan Witz is known for his tromp l’oeil street interventions and extensive studio practice. Applying old master painting techniques in the manner of Bosch or Brueghel to his works on canvas, the artist depicts hyper-realistic figurative imagery in portraits, landscapes, and still lifes.

Jason deCaires Taylor's Submerged Figurative Sculptures House Thriving Coral Reefs

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Jason deCaires Taylor possesses the title of a renowned "eco-sculptor" producing underwater sculptural environments which harbor life and offer a new place for marine species like fish and coral to thrive as well as a place for tourists to visit while not disrupting already existing natural habitats. He is currently showing photographs at NYC's Jonathan LeVine Gallery.

Ludo "Fruit of the Doom" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Fruit of the Doom, new works by Paris-based artist Ludo in what will be his debut solo exhibition in New York. In conjunction with Fruit of the Doom, Ludo will be creating public street interventions at multiple locations in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn...

Gary Taxali "Unforget Me" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery will also be presenting Unforget Me, new works by Toronto-based artist Gary Taxali in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery. Unforget Me includes works on paper and panel, including the artist’s largest piece to date.

Kevin Cyr "Right Place, Right Time" @ Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting Right Place, Right Time, new works by New York-based artist Kevin Cyr in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery and largest exhibition to date. Right Place, Right Time includes new oil paintings on panel in a range of sizes, depicting vehicles seen on the streets...

"Based on Actual Events" Group Show @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 10, 2014
We have been exploring and researching a great deal of realism on the site over the past few years, noticing that the medium of hyperrealism, or photorealism as it gets labeled as well, is going through a very robust and interesting phase. Jonathan LeVine Gallery has curated a new exhibition, "Based on Actual Events," that brings together 4 artists we really enjoy, Alyssa Monks, Joel Rea, Diego Koi, and Eloy Morales, opening Saturday, January 11, 2014.

Jesse Hazelip's "Love Lock: Cycle of Violence" @ Jonathan Levine Gallery

Street Art // Thursday, January 02, 2014
In preparation for his first solo exhibition in New York entitled “”Love Lock: Cycle of Violence,” Jesse Hazelip boldy acquired three tattoos on his eyebrows and the back of his forearms and head. Each of these tattoos corresponds with his exhibition that will explore themes of injustices within our legal system and underlying corruption in the prison industrial complex. For the opening reception, Hazelip will be occupying a replicated site-specific jail cell made of plexiglass that will be built to the size of a solitary confinement unit (six by nine feet). 

Opening: AJ Fosik "Against The Infinite" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 27, 2013
This weekend we had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of AJ Fosik at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Against the Infinite, is the title of his impressive new series of works in this, his third solo show with the gallery. With only plywood and paint, Fosik creates totemic and three-dimensional pieces that seem like trying to get out of their reality to immediately enter another one. Their conflict lies right in between their physical and symbolic self... where they realize their mortality.

AJ Fosik "Against the Infinite" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 22, 2013
Once again, AJ Fosik's work just looks stunning and some of the most original fine art sculptures made today. Against the Infinite marks the third solo show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery for the Portland, Oregon based artist, and as the gallery notes, the new work explores themes of "mortality and invention with imagery such as skulls, exposed ribcages, tools and weaponry including sickles, swords, hammers and stakes."
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