Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Skarstedt London is delighted to announce its forthcoming exhibition of seminal early works by American artist Barbara Kruger( Juxtapoz cover artist, November 2010).. The exhibition features Kruger’s large-scale black and white photographs, overlaid with provocative captions in bold Futura type. This group of works, selected from the 1980s, examines the cultural constructions of power, identity and sexuality through their juxtaposition of text and imagery.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 09, 2015
Atomica Gallery is proud to present SOFT LIFE/HARD NITES, a solo exhibition of new works from visionary American artist Charlie Roberts, taking place February 19—March 7, 2015 in London. SOFT LIFE/HARD NITES will be Roberts’ debut UK exhibition. On the occasion, and Atomica knowing that Juxtapoz likes Charlie Roberts quite a bit, they sent over a little Q&A with the artist. Thank you for that.
Photography // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The ICA is delighted to present a solo exhibition of recent work by Viviane Sassen (who was also featured in Juxtapoz in November 2014), a photographer who has garnered parallel critical acclaim as a fashion photographer and in the context of contemporary visual art. The content of the exhibition focuses predominantly on a body of work that Sassen made in Pikin Slee, Suriname in 2013. Pikin Slee is the second-largest village on the Upper Suriname River, deep within the Surinamese rainforest. The exhibition consists of black and white and colour works shot on an analogue camera.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Lazarides Rathbone is pleased to present Moment of Impact, a multi-disciplinary solo exhibition by American sculptor and installation artist and 2x featured artist in Juxtapoz print edition, Mark Jenkins. Opening the gallery’s 2015 exhibition programme, the thought-provoking showcase will encompass a new body of life-sized sculptures and three-dimensional canvases alongside popular highlights featured in international showcases spanning the past two years.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 13, 2015
London-based artist Amy Judd creates a collection of sensitive silent moments; some full of whimsical intrigue, others more surreal and seductive. Her paintings draw inspiration from the enchanting and imaginative relationship between women and birds found in traditional mythologies and folklores...
Music // Friday, January 09, 2015
PJ Harvey has long been a bit of a chameleon in the music world. Her last album, Let England Shake, showed that not only could an artist hit an artistic peak 8 albums in, but also transform their sound and songwriting approach. It was one of our favorite albums of 2011. When news broke that Harvey was gonig to recording her next album live, in front of more or less a museum-going audience at the Somerset House in London from Janaury 16, 2015 on, we thought it was a genius statement about the time, energy and artistic craft that goes into making an album...
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 09, 2015
We got to spend some time with Spanish artist Borondo while at Nuart this past year, and loved his painterly style that ended up becoming multi-storied murals. Beautiful, intense stuff. The artist will open his largeest solo show to date, "Animal," at Londonewcastle Project Space in Shoreditch, London, on February 5. We got a little teaser video to show you today...
Photography // Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Taken in the streets, clubs, basements and bars of London between 1978 and 1987, photographer Derek Ridgers’s newest book is a stunning glimpse into the stylish British youth movements from this time. People dressing up and going out have always been central to Derek’s work from the first days of punk through to the fetish and fringe scenes of present day.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The UK’s largest ever exhibition of the influential and enigmatic fashion photographer Guy Bourdin, featuring over 100 works and previously unseen material from the photographer’s estate, from 1955 to 1987. This major show charts Bourdin’s distinguished 40-year career from Man Ray’s protégé to photography revolutionary in his own right and explore his pursuit of perfection. The exhibited works exemplify the craftsmanship behind his images, from production to publication, and their enduring quality as a consequence.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 15, 2014
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Swedish artist Jockum Nordström, which marks his first solo show at the gallery in London. This presentation follows the artist’s recent major European survey, All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again, that was on view in 2013 at Lille Métropole, musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et d’art brut in Villeneuve d’Ascq, France, before it traveled to the Camden Arts Centre in London, making it the first solo exhibition of his work in the city. The show is up through January 24, 2015.