Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for the opening reception of “Adaptation” and installation by Push. As a part of the Game Changer series, SIMPLE Mobile told Push they wanted to give him a chance to do something he always wanted to do with his art without restriction. Push’s first choice was a to do a three-dimensional installation piece that stretched his skills and the ideas of what people thought of when it came to muralists that cut their teeth on the streets of Los Angeles. Photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 12, 2013
Yes, ALF is back everyone. Friend of the magazine Roger Gastman has curated a special pop-up show, Young & Reckless, that will be opening this weekend (July 13-14) featuring an assortment of ALF collectibles and memorabilia, plus ALF-centric artwork by the likes of Morning Breath, Tristan Eaton, Cleon Peterson, Omens, and Grant Cobb. Its going to be weird, And as Roger told us, leave your cat at home... the show will take place at Known Gallery.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
New York native and Miami resident Miguel Paredes is a prolific visual artist who continues to create amazing work inspired by his urban experience, whether it’s in New York City, South Beach, or Los Angeles. Miguel grew up with pop art - anime, Batman & Robin, and Warhol - and began painting trains in the late 1970s during the peak of New York City’s graf- fiti explosion. A master of many mediums, today Miguel brings them all out in one painting, creating very bright, friendly, and in your face artwork that speaks to new and old generations of collectors and art aficionados.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 10, 2013
“For all its squalor and despair, the laundromat has held a curiously elevated status in the global mind. Things happen in laundromats. People get hurt. People hide. People see God. People fall in love. People go nuts. People make plans. Or so TV and film have led us to believe for the last 40 years. Snorri Sturluson is certainly no exception to the laundromat’s allure. When he moved to New York City in 2001 he was smitten with their charm. It was, Sturluson said, as if everything he’d learned about America over the years had contracted in a brilliant epiphany.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 08, 2013
Last Thursday Patrick O’Dell’s photo exhibit “Skateboard High School” opened at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. On hand to check out the show were skateboarders, actors, models and scenesters. People were playing it cool, until they heard that every print, framed or unframed, was available to purchase for only fifty bucks, at which point the cool became crazed.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
In conjunction with Victor Reyes’ solo exhibition Down For You currently showing at Known Gallery is the project he has been working on with Katrina Santa-Ana “Sew What America.” The works featured in Sew What include handmade quilts, flatworks, and accessories designed by both Reyes and Katrian Santa-Ana. Photos and more after the jump….
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 27, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery to check out SF-based Victor Reyes’ latest solo exhibition Down For You. The idea behind this collection of paintings in oil and spray paint is to conjure up an imaginary world of pigments and memories. Photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 15, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for the opening reception of Know Hope's latest solo exhibition, The Weight. The Weight’ in both a visual and symbolical nature, this exhibition observes on the various interpretations of what weighs down on us, collectively speaking. Photos and more after the jump..
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 09, 2012
For his first solo show in Los Angeles since 2009, Know Hope continues his research and narrative, this time focusing on the notion of The Weight. Portraying The Weight in both a visual and symbolical nature, this exhibition observes on the various interpretations of what weighs down on us, collectively speaking. The show opens November 10 at Known Gallery.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 19, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for “Hello Kitty, Hello Art” a one-day pop-up event. The gallery was filled with a new collection of Sanrio-inspired art featuring over 30 new paintings by graffiti artist POSE, custom chandeliers by Adam Wallacavage, a neon installation by RISK and new works by 64 Colors, AIKO, Caia Koopman, DABS MYLA, Kenton Parker, Niagara, Shepard Fairey and Simone Legno — all incorporating a rainbow of Sanrio characters.