Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 06, 2014
Ask Jen Mann where she likes to spend the majority of her time and the answer comes easily: “my studio.” Other answers, however, are not so quickly accessed. Mann’s continued foray into painting comes from a deep-seated love for existential philosophy, and working becomes a way to examine these sometimes difficult and often endless ideas. Still, despite such esoteric thinking, this type of processing works flawlessly for her.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 06, 2014
If you've ever watched shows like Black Dynamite, Superjail, and The Venture Bros. then you're familiar with Titmouse. They're one of the most edgy and innovative animation production studios today. While they're well known for creating shows on Adult Swim they also make music videos, commercials and recently hemmed an animated episode of NBC's Community.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 04, 2014
It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly 10 years since I started production on my documentary film, The Treasures of Long Gone John, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2006. Prior to making the film, I had heard legions of stories about Long Gone John, but he remained a mysterious figure, vitally connected to the Lowbrow art world but not particularly enamored of attending openings or social events
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Juxtapoz Hyperreal, the newest addition to our book series, features a new generation of painters who have excelled at photorealism and hyperrealism, but have taken the mediums and injected them with new styles, techniques, ideas and individual personality. Brooklyn-based artist Zaria Forman, who is included in the book, draws large scale pastels that document Earth's shifting landscape and the effects of pregressive climate change.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 17, 2014
This Saturday, October 18th, Copro Gallery will present Chet Zar's "All Hallows' Eve" solo art exhibition and Halloween Costume Party! Chet has created an amazing body of work with paintings that are all a tribute to Halloween along with a one night event where Copro Gallery will be transformed into a ulimate Halloween costome party! Movie Props, Pumpkins, Pickled Punks, Bales of Hay and Evil Scarecrows celebrate the Spirit of the Season!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Nathan Spoor is an artist, author and curator living in Los Angeles, CA, whose work is highly regarded by several prestigious collections and publications worldwide. He has contributed to Juxtapoz Magazine frequently over the past decade, and will soon curate "Masterworks" at the Long Beach Museum of Art. We visit his studio in Southern California to catch Spoor in progress, as well as talk about his career in art.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Behind the scenes of any functioning system exists a complex internal mechanism, acting and reacting, coordinating and handling all inner operations. Often, this intricate arrangement exists without an outward visible presence, but we trust it's there, all cylinders bobbing in sync...
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 04, 2014
Over the last month on Juxtapoz.com, we’ve been documenting the behind-the-scenes making of Jeremy Fish’s animated mural that coincides with his next art exhibition, Yesterdays and Tomorrows. Using various Adobe programs, including Adobe Creative Cloud, with animator Brady Baltezore, Fish has taken 100 11x14-inch ink-on-paper drawings and turned them into one continuous animation. This past weekend in San Francisco...
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Ahead of her upcoming show at Merry Karnowski Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, we stopped by Deedee Cheriel's studio for a little visit! Deedee Cheriel transforms personal experience into folklore through an amalgam of influences both personal and universal. East Indian Art, spirituality, environmentalism, ritual, and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest all inform the artist's work and give context to often-personal narratives...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 24, 2014
In our last video following the progress of Jeremy Fish’s animated mural for his exhibition “Yesterdays and Tomorrows,” we were introduced to filmmaker, artist, and technical guru Brady Baltezore. Baltezore has been taking Fish’s 100 drawings, all done on 11x14-inch paper, and transforming them into one continuous animation that will be projected on a wall in North Beach in San Francisco.