Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Attempting to paint RGB light, a portrait of the Internet, and abstract X-ray negatives, London-based artist, Shok 1 has been applying innovative concepts to his well crafted outdoor work.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 29, 2011
Brendan Baker is a young, London-based photographer. Here we have his photo series Dyadic that uses strange pairing of images to create visual and metaphorical connections between things of various kinds.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 27, 2011
On view at Proud Chelsea in London is The Factory: Warhol and His Circle by David McCabe. The show reveals the year between 1964 and 1965 during which Warhol approached David McCabe to document life at the Factory.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 20, 2011
London-based animator Nicos LIvesey created this animation by layering varying colorful forms and patterns of plasticine and then slicing 2 millimeters width for every frame. Considering the scale of the form, Livesey framed the animation in a manner that feels life-sized and very much in the viewer's space.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.