Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Haunch of Venison presents its first solo exhibition of New York based artist José Parlá (Juxtapoz cover artist, December 2009). Born in Miami of Cuban parents artist José Parlá’s vibrant works explore the multi-layered histories of cities and urban environments; his paintings and site-specific installations are created both in his large carriage house studio and also works outside throughout city surfaces.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 10, 2013
"With a painting, people expect paint on a canvas or pigment in liquid on a flat surface, I’m trying to do something different. I want to stretch the material value of paint in a 3D form to transform it into something else - the paint is freed from a fixed surface and can be viewed as an object."
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 06, 2013
The premise is perfect: Mr. Bingo, the London based illustrator and in our opinion, comic, will, for a small fee, send the recipient of your choice an abusive, illustrated message on the back of a vintage postcard. Culminated in a fantastic book, Hate Mail was recently published by Penguin books, and now Crane.tv has created a nice bvideo profile on the artist. Hate can be fun.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 27, 2012
Gallery Goldstein in London recently held an exhibition showcasing the work of Paris-based artist, Cony. Closely associated with Horfe, the PAL crewmember creates loose illustrations reminiscent of old Walt Disney illustrations but with a darker and more contorted look. Included in the show was a toilet paper sculpture resembling a figure vandalizing the gallery walls in feces? Yes, that happened.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
One of our favorite contemporary artists, Vhils, just opened a new exhibition, Devoid, at Lazarides' Rathbone space in London. The work focuses on the "individual in relation to the overpowering force of urban environments. Working with the city as the prime material, Vhils has used what the urban environment offers in its most derelict spaces as both a location and as a source for materials from wood scraps to rusty metal, discarded billboards and other debris produced by its inhabitants."
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 03, 2012
We have shown the works of Dale Grimshaw earlier this year with his show at Signal Gallery, but wanted to take a second look. Over the past six year, Grimshaw has emerged as a force in the contemporary London art scene, and has continued to progress with his major show at Signal this year.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
French muralists, Lilwenn and Bom. K of the DMV crew, combined efforts in painting an array of images resembling two heads. The mural was painted on the side of a building in East London.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Anthony Lister is getting double coverage. For the first time since David Choe's double Laz/The Outsiders shows in 2008, Anthony Lister will do simultaneous shows at The Outsiders in London and Newcastle starting this November 16, 2012. The exhibition, Unslung Heroes, features Lister's now signature but increasingly refined Impressionist portraits of after-party revellers...
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
All Visual Arts are proud to present a major solo exhibition from sculptor Kate MccGwire. The title Lure is a dual reference to the ring of feathers used by a falconer to call and command their birds, and to the siren-like call of the work itself. It evokes the combination of our fascination with the iridescent, exotic specimens on display and the desire to look closer in spite of the disquieting atmosphere they create. The exhibition opens November 23, 2012 in London.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Ivory & Black Soho proudly presents This land was your land – the first solo exhibition in London by the Japanese artist Hiro Kurata. This exhibition presents the artist’s interpretation of the traditional Western approaches to portraiture and still life – two of the most prominent genres of painting throughout the History of Art.