Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
You have seen the poster campaign be re-ignited in bookshops and craft stores over the past ten years, and this video chrnicles the Keep Calm and Carry On poster story from its origins in World War II and its reemergence.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
London correspondent Butterfly made it out to the highly-anticipated (and we got excited right after our studio visit with Mr. Harrington last month) solo exhibition of Conor Harrington, Dead Meat, that opened at Lazarides Gallery last night. The Irish-born, London-based artist presented 8 large-scale canvases and 24 small studies that reference a "18th-century dinner party, the height of Europe's power and draws comparisons with Contemporary society."
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
Lots of Todd James news going around the past few weeks. First, he just opened a new solo show, King of the Wild Frontier, at NYC's Gering & Lopez Gallery last night, March 1. And now, REAS just released a new print, Pirate Radio, through London's POW, in an edition of 165. Something for the collection...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Clare Price is a London-based artist. Her paintings are abstract combinations of various painterly mediums. layering acrylic, gouache, spray paint, oil, and house paint, rendering free forms alongside hand rendered pixels creating energetic grids that explode in color and tension between rigid structure and expressive marks and color.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 26, 2012
Situation, a new gallery at 4 New Burlington Place in London, just opened with a show devoted to the work of Sarah Lucas, Situation will present new installations in February, May, August and November 2012, alongside an organic programme of events directed by the artist.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 21, 2012
A clever, good use of a very common pop-culture phrase by London-based, Chinese-born photographer Ting-Ting Cheng. Have moon, take it on a walk. Children of the 1980s will be proud.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 15, 2012
WIth a new solo exhibition at Lazardies Gallery scheduled March 2, 2012, we visited the London studio of Irish-born and former Juxtapoz cover artist, Conor Harrington. Making sure we get a glimpse of just a few of the new works set for Lazarides, Helen Soteriou (who interviewed Charming Baker back January 2012), we find bits of inspiration and influence strung about in Harrington's workspace.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 13, 2012
London-based, Irish born Conor Harrington (cover of October 2008, n93) just released this new film today, Black Herds Of The Rain, the second film he has completed with Andrew Telling. The film follows Harrington on a trip back to Ireland in the summer of 2011, where Harrington, in his own words, painted "a series of cowboys as a metaphor for the politicians and bankers in Ireland that rode the country to near ruin."
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 10, 2012
Lucian Freud was one of the most famed and talented painters of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His portraiture is unprecedented in its intensely psychological attention to detail . Currently on view until May 27th is a retrospective of his portraits spanning the majority of his career focusing on the various subjects that moved in and out of his work.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 04, 2012
A Bigger Picture features fifty years of Hockney's fascination and investigation of landscape. Many of the works are inspired by the East Yorkshire countryside and created in the last five years specifically for this exhibition at the Royal Academy. Hockney has always been interested in re-examining how we see and make pictures through a variety of mediums, but most notably through photography, drawing, and painting.