George Condo "Mental States" @ Hayward Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 18, 2011
George Condo, who has been the subject of great retrospectives over the past 18 months, will open his first retrospective in London today, October 18. Mental States will be housed at Hayward Gallery through January 8, 2012, focusing on Condo's "imaginary portraits," the absurd and distorted portraits he has become famous for.

Opening Photos: Word to Mother @ Stolenspace, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 17, 2011
Our London correspondent, Butterfly, made it out to the opening night of Word To Mother's new solo show, Essence of Adolescence, at London's Stolenspace Gallery. The East London-based Mother introduced a new body of mixed-media paintings on wooden panels. It is the artist's fifth solo show at Stolenspace.

London and Pisa Rings by Philippe Tournaire

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 16, 2011
What's better than actually seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Having your very own Leaning Tower of Pisa ring created by jeweller, Philippe Tournaire. This and the London rings are part of the Dream House Rings (Villa de Reve) and Bijoux Architecture collection that Tournaire has created.

Sage Vaughn and Michael Muller @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 15, 2011
Sage Vaughn, whom we featured in our June 2011 issue, continues his busy year with Opposing Instincts, a collaborative show with Michael Muller at the Lazarides Outsiders space in London. The exhibition features Sage painting over Muller’s photos, creating a "whole that’s greater even than the sum of these particular parts."

Opening Photos: Moniker Art Fair, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 14, 2011
London's Moniker Art Fair has returned this year, bringing together various street artists and their supporting galleries under one roof. Scream Gallery, LeBasse Projects, Stolenspace, Andenken Gallery, and other international spaces are at Moniker this year, and our London correspondent made it over yesterday to preview some of the installations.

Mark Ryden to premiere "The Meat Shop" at Frieze with Paul Kasmin Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
As we are in the works preparing our December 2011, it was brought to our attention that Mark Ryden will premiere a new painting, The Meat Shop, at Paul Kasmin's booth in London's Frieze Art Fair today, October 13. Anything with a Lincoln sitting as the butcher in a meat shop is great by us.

Andy Warhol: Bardot at Gagosian Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 11, 2011
French icon Brigitte Bardot, even if you can't name one film she was ever in, has a very recognizable look. Andy Warhol knew it, too. An exhibition of Andy Warhol's portrait series of Bardot just opened at Gagosian Davies Street in London, with five of the works never being exhibited publicly before, and never together in series.

Team Gallery @ Frieze Art Fair, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 11, 2011
We were looking at various gallery line-ups for London's Frieze Art Fair that opens Thursday, October 13, and Team Gallery of NYC has one of the best we have seen. You can't go wrong with Cory Arcangel, Slater Bradley, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Massimo Grimaldi, Marc Hundley, Ryan McGinley, Dawn Mellor, David Ratcliff, Davis Rhodes, and Banks Violette.

14 Hip Hop Heads Graphically Designed by Dale Edwin Murray

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 07, 2011
Friday morning means we are keeping things light, and what better than having you play a little guessing game. London-based freelance designer and illustrator Dale Edwin Murray has created this great series of 14 different hip hop artist heads, 13 of which we knew immediately. Can you guess all 14 in one sweep?

David Choe and DVS-1 in the Old Vic Tunnels, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 06, 2011
We spent a lot of time with David Choe and DVS-1 in Stavanger for Nuart over the past week, and when we left them at the crossroads that was London Heathrow Airport, they were off to paint in Lazarides Gallery's The Minotaur group exhibition in the tunnels underneath Waterloo Station. David Choe just sent us some images of the progress.

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