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...
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.
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?
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.
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.'
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.
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.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
South African-born artist Marlene Steyn is a student at the Royal College of Art in London where she is working towards a degree in Painting. We are really enjoying the fantastical, patchwork of oddly comosted faces and worlds that she depicts in her work.
Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
German artists, Qbrk and Nerd of Low Bros were recently in London to participate in the group exhibition “Cosmos” at Top Office Machines. While in town the brothers found time to paint a few walls, one in collaboration with Mr. Penfold.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Los Angeles-based artist Pae White used 48 kilometers of thread in her latest installation at Peckham's South London Gallery. The threads criss-cross between two walls and the roof of the gallery, spelling out the words TIGER TIME and UNMATTERING on either wall. Pae often works with fragile materials to build large-scale sculptural works and installations.