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.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 03, 2012
Glasgow's David Shrigley, whose work we featured on the site late last year, just opened a new exhibition, Brain Activity, and the always-strong Hayward Gallery in London. Shrigley is known for his witty works, both in drawings and mini-installations and public pieces, this is his first major British survey, and includes photography, taxidermy, sculpture, animation, painting, and music based on human shortcomings.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
This week, February 2, London's Kemistry Gallery, in conjunction with the Twarda Sztuka Foundation will be presenting an incredible poster art show, Mr T: The Posters of Jerzy Treutler. The gallery will present over 40 posters of Treutler's work from the 1960s and '70s , showcasing classic Polish poster design from the era.