Opening: Kehinde Wiley "The World Stage: Jamaica" @ Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that it will host ‘The World Stage: Jamaica', coinciding with Frieze London, Kehinde Wiley's first ever UK solo exhibition. Born in 1977, Wiley has already achieved international recognition for his highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary urban men adopting heroic poses directly referencing classical portraiture. Juxtapoz' London correspondent, Butterfly, made it out to the opening. 

XOOOOX "BEAUTY WILL COME, BEAUTY WILL GO…" @ Mead Carney Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Mead Carney is proud to present 'Beauty Will Come, Beauty Will Go…' an exhibition of new works by world renowned Berlin street artist XOOOOX. XOOOOX (pronounced ZOOKS) is regarded as one of the most exciting and innovative urban / street artists worldwide. Creating intricate stenciled works and installations on found objects such as wood, metal and stone in reference to Arte Povera, XOOOOX distinctly contrasts the glamour of fashion culture with existentialist themes such as vulnerability and transience.

Kehinde Wiley "World Stage: Jamaica" @ Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 04, 2013
Former Juxtapoz cover artist Kehinde Wiley will be bringing his continuing series "The World Stage" (this time Jamaica) to Stephen Friedman Gallery in London this fall. Opening October 15, the exhibition features Jamaican men and women assuming poses taken from 17th and 18th century British portraiture, the first one in the "World Stage" series to feature portraits of women.

Pete Fowler "Theme From Boat Weirdos (extended version)" @ The Book Club, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 03, 2013
The Book Club is happy to present an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Pete Fowler. Known for his psychedelic character design, Fowler’s work has over the years, taken to a wide variety of media – most notably toy designs, print making, large-scale acrylic paintings, sculpture, custom synthesisers and music videos for the likes of The Horrors and Super Furry Animals. Fowler is also one half of the cosmic yacht rock musical duo, Seahawks.

JR "Actions" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Look who is back in London. French artist JR, past Juxtapoz cover artist. TED Award winner, and international superstar of positive and stimulating Public Art projects, will show once again with Lazarides Gallery with Actions.  JR will partner with Lazarides for a large-scale exhibition filling two floors of their flagship gallery on Rathbone Place as well as an outdoor public installation on multiple sites across the nationʼs capital. And by nation's capital we mean the one that is not shut down. Across the pond.

The Absence Of Water

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
The Sutro Baths has been a San Franciscan destination since the 19th Century, so Juxtapoz is familiar with how arresting decaying pools can really be. When we came across Gigi Cifali's series "Absence of Water" we were excited to see that we're not the only ones who find beauty in old pools. "Absence of Water" was Cifali's first solo show  at the Ritrovo di Shazar which opened 16th May 2011, in Benevento, Italy.

Stanley Donwood... On Trees

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Yesterday, we showed you a preview of Stanley Donwood's new show, Far Away is Close at Hand in Images of Elsewhere, opening that London's The Outsiders gallery on September 20, 2013. When we were looking at the new work, we started seeing a theme... a theme that has entered Donwood's work with Radiohead and the King Of Limbs LP: trees! Lots of lonely, ghostly, reaching, bare trees. So we asked Mr Donwood... what's up with the trees?

Stanley Donwood "Far Away Is Close At Hand in Images of Elsewhere" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Radiohead’s in-house artist Stanley Donwood returns to The Outsiders London with a haunting and hugely appealing exhibition of artworks in September 2013. Far Away is Close at Hand in Images of Elsewhere showcases Stanley’s ambitious ink and pencil pieces featuring hidden country footpaths, Known as Holloways, and other arboreal scenes. These are featured in Stanley’s hit book of the same name, published by Faber and Faber earlier this year. 

Oliver Jeffers "Nothing To See Here" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Lazarides Rathbone welcomes Brooklyn based artist Oliver Jeffers for his first London exhibition, Nothing To See Here. This September Jeffers will present a new series of works, which both question and observe modern life and its many conundrums. Referencing familiar 18th and 19th century European landscape and still-life painting, the artist investigates, via themes of censorship and ignorance, the notion that knowledge is power. 

Paper Designs by Lobulo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
We are enjoying these vibrant, detailed paper art pieces by London-based Lobulo Design. Lobulo's subjects range from Mr. T and Lady Gaga to anatomical dissections of frogs.

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