Paintings by Antony Micallef

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings of Antony Micallef. Antony won the second prize in the BP Portrait Award competition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2000 and has since exhibited throughout the world including LA, New York, Tokyo, and Bethlehem. He mixes political imagery fused with contemporary expressionism.

"Cloud I Meteoros" by Studio Orta over St Pancras Station, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 22, 2013
If you find yourself needing to do something on your lunch break, well, in this case, evening break, we suggest our London readers head over to the St Pancras Station to see the fantastic public art sculpture work by Studio Orta, Cloud I Meteros. The piece depicts gray characters atop two white clouds.

"Fresh Paint" Group Show @ Lazarides, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
A great group show, featuring a slew of artists that have been in the magazine in recent months (Sandow Birk, Bill Dunlap) will be part of Fresh Paint at Lazarides' Rathbone space in London. Brett Amory and Frank Laws are just a few others in the show that celebrates a new wave of contemporary painters that have been catching the eye of the Lazarides' team. Go check it. 

Ron Mueck @ Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We have posted the hyperrealistic sculptures of London-based Ron Mueck before. His first major exhibition since 2005 opened today at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain today. Aside from six recent sculptures, the who also includes three pieces produced just for the exhibition. See behind-the-scenes photos in Mueck's studio and a video after the jump...

New Mural by Conor Harrington in London

Street Art // Monday, April 15, 2013
The Irish painter and muralist, Conor Harrington, quickly painted this monochromatic, colonial style portrait in London, UK the other day. Great stuff as usual.

Floppy Disk Paintings by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
London-based artist Nick Gentry calls his latest project a 'social art project.' People mail him archaic technology that he then uses to build the base of his work. In this series of paintings, Nick has used floppy disks! Remember those?

Deedee Cheriel "Little Spirit and the Infinite Longing" @ Pure Evil, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 08, 2013
Nalini ‘Deedee’ Cheriel, now residing in Los Angeles, CA, is a visual artist who started out creating record covers and T-shirts for the Oregon music scene in the early ‘90s. Born in the hippie town of Eugene, Oregon, she began her own band and record label at the age of 19. This April 18, 2013, she opens a new body of work, Little Spirit and the Infinite Longing, at Pure Evil Gallery in London.

'Creepshow,' a series of paintings by Nathan James

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We love London-based artist Nathan James' new series of paintings entitled Creepshow. In the series he tries to focus on 'the lives and worlds of the underclass, failures, perverts and slackers, rather than beautiful, successful people.'   

Graphite Drawings by Joe Fenton

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
This morning we get lost in London-based artist Joe Fenton's intricately detailed graphite drawings. His imaginative and skilled work is part of a series titled The Landing. Fenton's past work is often surreal and just as meticulously drawn.

Marcel Dzama "Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets" @ David Zwirner, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets features recent and new work by Marcel Dzama, including three videos inspired by the game of chess, as well as puppets and masks based on the characters, drawings, collages, dioramas, and sculptural works. Dzama has become known for his prolific drawings, which are characterized by their distinctive palette of muted browns, grays, greens, and reds. In recent years, the artist has expanded his practice to encompass three-dimensional work and film and has developed an immediately recognizable language that draws from a diverse range of references and artistic influences.

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