Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 07, 2014
'Too Blessed To Be Stressed' entitles the newest body of work by StolenSpace represented artist - Word To Mother. His unmistakable figures sit amongst a landscape of earth tones, pastel shades and flashes of turquoise and fluorescent reds. Repetitive gold leaf triangles are placed amongst subtle, reflective washes, drips and textures to create a metaphoric contrast of the 'appreciation of the understated', versus glorified materialism.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 17, 2014
This September 19, 2014, Lazarides Rathbone presents Marking Shadows, Lucy McLauchlan's third solo exhibition with the gallery. After spending a significant amount of time amid the greener sides of Birmingham the expressive artist has developed her approach and intervention with the natural world, resulting in a unique showcase of abstract naturalistic canvases alongside an organic installation display.
Music // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Let's get Escher. Metronomy is a band that understands how to make a good music video, a memorable one, one with a little extra touch of artistic detail in every video. For their new single, Month of Sundays, the band had director Callum Cooper create a visual look. The director told Nowness, "When I heard the track, the stark harmonies brought to mind the Russian children’s choirs of the 1970s."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Outsiders are proud to present Endless Summer, a discerning and eclectic showcase of narrative studies by mixed-media artist Ian Francis. Endless Summer comprises a unique body of intricate work created in response to the ever-changing fragility of modern life and contemporary issues facing the human condition. The uniformed vignettes provide multiple windows into a series of events and suspended snapshots in time, combining a myriad of open-ended narrative threads collectively displayed within the gallery space.
Photography // Tuesday, August 26, 2014
James Oster's Wotsit all About are the imagined result of corrupted globalization and increasingly dangerous methods of food production. A glimpse into a post apocolyptic world which has been destroyed by mass production, he encourages us to question the decisions that are made for us: Wotsit all about? We are asking ourselves, "When can I eat some cake?"
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Trip The Light is the latest solo exhibition by Melbourne-born, Berlin-based artist James Reka. Exploring the splendor of the female form in dance, his deft brushstrokes and fluid lines create a hypnotic dynamic movement that prances between his canvases. It is Reka's London debut and his first solo show at Stolenspace Gallery opening on September 11, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
UK street art pioneer Sickboy makes his first London gallery appearance this summer with Make It Last Forever, a multi-disciplinary exhibition designed specifically for The Outsiders London. The bold, comprehensive showcase features a unique body of surreal, cosmic canvases alongside a technicolour installation inspired from personal assemblages and years of sacred memorabilia. Make It Last Forever celebrates a poignant embodiment of the artist's inspirations and creative endeavours to date, and provides a unique multimedia diary that seeks to outlive its creator.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
London-based painter Phil Hale's "current work focuses on figure as well, in depictions of slightly surreal scenes with strange characters performing various physical feats, usually in a confrontation of some sort. He seems to take keen interest in tension and emphasis of angular and dynamic aspects of the figure, almost always incorporating slight anatomical distortions to great effect."
Illustration // Tuesday, August 12, 2014
This month, Somerset House opens up again for another summer of Film4 Summer Screen Shows. They are collaborating with Print Club London for another extensive exhibition of screen-printed posters to celebrate the 10-year anniversary. Artists such as Hattie Stewart, Kate Moross and HelloVon were asked to pick up one of the films, and the result present a wonderful variation in style and emotion.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 07, 2014
ColArt Americas Inc.’s leading art material brands Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris and Juxtapoz launched the Griffin Art Prize USA contest on June 1, 2014 to further strengthen its support of emerging artists committed to painting and drawing. Today, more than two months and 385 submissions later, Renée Hile, vice president of marketing for ColArt Americas Inc., comments, “We were very excited that the contest drew such a high caliber of work. When it came to choosing the top three entries, we opted to base our selection of the winner on three criteria - quality, innovation and potential...."