Illustration // Thursday, September 25, 2014
Laurie Lipton's extreme dedication to her work has allowed her to lead a life led by her art. It is a consuming reality, fully devoted to creation, and one of tremendous habitual focus. Lipton's work is an entry point into her mind and her experience, drawing from her upbringing and what currently compels her. She leads a life of near solitude, enjoying every moment spent with her work, and it is in the unparalleled intricacies of her creations that one can easily define her as an accomplished modern-day master...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
This Saturday, April 12th Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends opens at CSU Fullerton's Begovitch Gallery. The exhibition will include approximately 35 artists who will each create artwork based on an urban legend with special significance to them. Each work will be accompanied by text explaining the artist’s personal connection to their chosen urban legend. Urban legends serve as our modern day mythology. Based on cultural traditions and morality tales, these stories prey upon our collective fears...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 19, 2012
No matter what time of year, it is always great to revisit Lipton. Laurie Lipton was born in New York and began drawing at the age of four. She was the first person to graduate from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pennsylvania with a Fine Arts Degree in Drawing (with honours). She has lived in Holland, Belgium, Germany,France and London and has recently moved back to the States after 35 years abroad. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout Europe and the USA.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 16, 2012
This weekend we stopped by the opening of Laurie Lipton's LA Sous-Real, her new exhibition at Los Angeles' Ace Gallery. The exhibition featured a huge selection of Lipton's works from the past half-decade, an impressively rendered set of large-scale graphite and pencial works on paper.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Laurie Lipton thinks in images and renders her psychically rich inner world visible via detailed pencil on paper drawings. Lipton's new solo show 'L.A. Sous-Real' opens this Saturday, July 14th at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles. "I fear death and oblivion the most, which is why I try to capture on paper, the fleeting horror and wonder of being alive," Lipton states.
Illustration // Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Laurie Lipton thinks in images and renders her psychically rich inner world visible via detailed pencil on paper drawings. Lipton's new solo show 'L.A. Sous-Real opens this Saturday, July 14th at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles. 'I fear death and oblivion the most, which is why I try to capture on paper, the fleeting horror and wonder of being alive' Lipton states.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 13, 2012
We teased the February 2012 issue on the site last week, and now the Jeremy Geddes cover is making its way onto newsstands and into our webstore. The issue features interviews with Geddes, Ed Templeton, Laurie Lipton, Esther Pearl Watson, Modern Multiples, and Interesni Kazki.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 04, 2011
The Loyal Subjects have just teamed up with artist Laurie Lipton to produce a print of her 2002 illustration, Love Bite.There were 213 giclees prints, and are available for $199.00 per giclee. Each giclee is hand signed and numbered by Ms. Lipton. As you probably know, Lipton is famous for her work with graphite.
Illustration // Thursday, May 12, 2011
Laurie Lipton was born in New York and began drawing at the age of four. She began developing her very own peculiar drawing technique building up tone with thousands of fine cross-hatching lines like an egg tempera painting. “It’s an insane way to draw”, she says, “but the resulting detail and luminosity is worth the amount of effort. My drawings take longer to create than a painting of equal size and detail.”