Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Greetings from New York City: Jonathan LeVine Gallery Visits Berlin, a group exhibition presented in association with Urban Nation as part of their ongoing series, Project M. Urban Nation will be the first museum worldwide to exclusively collect and exhibit contemporary graffiti and street art. In anticipation of the museum opening, the organization has invited internationally acclaimed artists and curators to be a part of Project M, an ongoing art initiative with the goal of promoting community and creative exchange. The three aspects of Project M include a group exhibition, a mural and ten paintings placed in the window panels of the institution.
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...
Illustration // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
'In a culture in which people are easily lured by the appeal of status-enhancing symbols, I find beauty in derelict cars and unkempt landscapes. I have always been interested in painting vehicles and scenes that have defined the evolution of the American landscape....' Kevin Cyr
Top List // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Over the past 6 months, we have noticed a trend that we thought was true and was proven correct. Our readers love a good hyperreal, photorealstic painting. Each artist with the skill to create a photorealistic piece has their own style and strengths, and we combed over our content from the past year to bring to you the very best photoreal painters featured Juxtapoz.com. Don't blink and make sure you look closely. These are the talents that make you have a double take.
Graffiti // Thursday, May 31, 2012
New York-based artist, Kevin Cyr, recently opened an exhibition entitled In Praise of Rust at Jonathan Levine’s gallery, featuring many recognizable names on the artist’s oil painted truck canvases. As the press release states, “In Praise of Rust features paintings of old vehicles seen on the streets of New York—primarily vans and commercial delivery trucks—covered in graffiti, rust, scratches, scuffs, dents and other marks of distinction.”
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Kevin Cyr, who is featured in our June 2012 issue with a 12-page interview by fellow Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz, is set to open a new series of his van portraits at Jonathan Levine Gallery on May 19, 2012. In Praise of Rust will feature Cyr's signature works: paintings of old vehicles seen on the streets of New York—"primarily vans and commercial delivery trucks—covered in graffiti, rust, scratches, scuffs, dents and other marks of distinction."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
We can't believe it either. Summer. 2012. Already here. Time to show you a preview of the June 2012 issue, featuring a cover story of legendary skate graphic artist Don Pendleton (with a special print offer through Juxtapoz.com in the coming days). June 2012 features former Pee-Wee's Playhouse art director Wayne White, Brooklyn's Kevin Cyr, Boston's Raul Gonzalez, Fort Thunder founder Brian Chippendale, Stockholm's spaced out Killian Eng, and the Bonnie and Clyde of graffiti, Utah and Ether.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
We are pleased to announce, and show you, the cover of our June 2012 issue, featuring cover artwork from legendary skate graphic artist turned fine artist, Don Pendleton. Also in June 2012 is former Pee-Wee's Playhouse art director Wayne White, Brooklyn's Kevin Cyr, Boston's Raul Gonzalez, Fort Thunder founder Brian Chippendale, Stockholm's spaced out Killian Eng, and the Bonnie and Clyde of graffiti, Utah and Ether.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Process in art has always been a discussion, whether or not its an interesting discussion is a different story. Ofra Lapid has a fascinating process behind her series Broken Houses. The series focuses on structures that have been neglected by their human counterparts and have fallen victim to weather and decay. See more after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
One of our favorite exhibits in San Francisco this year was Kevin Cyr's Home in the Weeds at 941 Geary. It was a transformative experience, and one of the elements that was touched on was this Camper Bike, which is exactly what it sounds like it would be; a bicylce that also contains a camper shell.