Illustrations, Installations, and Design by Neasdon Control Centre

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 19, 2013
We have always been huge fans of London-based studio Neasdon Control Centre, aka, the works of Stephen Smith. We gathered a bunch of his work for you today, spanning illustration, typography, design, motion works, and various other projects he has done in publishing. And if you are looking for some last minute gifst ideas, the Neason Control Centre "Lost Control" book is absolutely fabulous. 

Margherita Manzelli "The Butterfly House" @ greengrassi, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 02, 2013
A beautiful set of drawings and paintings from Ravenna, Italy born artist Margherita Manzelli that we stumbled across this morning. The works are on display at Greengrassi in London through December 21, 2013. 

Illustrations by Sam Green

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 27, 2013
London-based Sam Green is a photographer, graphic designer, and professional illustrator. He has a unique set of skills that has resulted in a fantastic and diverse array of work that we really enjoy. His commercial work has been featured in the New York Times, Dazed and Confused, ESPN Mag, Computer Arts Magazine, and many more!

New Paintings by Andrew Salgado

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 27, 2013
We are enjoying new oil paintings by Canadian-born, London-based painter Andrew Salgado this morning, a very classical artist who creates beautiful portraits. Salgado says of his works, "I am interested in how my paintings might operate independently from their literal figurative foundation and engage with an exploration of color, reduction of forms, and triumph of substance as imbued with meaning and metaphor, overt, and suggestive."

"Systems": Dieter Rams for Braun @ Walter Knoll Showroom, London

Design // Tuesday, November 26, 2013
German industrial designer, Dieter Rams, has an extensive career of making product designs for Braun. Das Programm, the store and archive of Dieter Rams‘ work for Braun, curated an exhibition entitled "Systems," where they asked 34 graphic designers to respond to “systematicity of Braun Design," in the vein of Rams' classic work for the company. The resulting poster art designs, ranging from classic Braun designs to products that never saw production, are up in the Walter Knoll showroom in Clerkenwell, London, through December 31, 2013.

Jules de Balincourt "Itinerant Ones" @ Victoria Miro, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Victoria Miro is delighted to present Jules de Balincourt's Itinerant Ones, the first solo exhibition in the UK for the Paris-born, New York- based painter. Known for his carefully constructed paintings that move effortlessly between abstraction and figuration, the imagined and the real, this new body of work sees De Balincourt moving away from direct references to current social, political or popular culture, and instead depicting a world in which indications of specific place or time are absent. 

Dave White "Aquatic" @ Lawrence Alkin Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
The newly launched Lawrence Alkin Gallery is proud to announce ‘Aquatic’ - the latest collection of work to be released by acclaimed artist Dave White. Opening on November 14, Aquatic develops upon White’s ‘Natural Selection’ series, presenting artworks inspired by endangered species. Aquatic features new works based on vulnerable species that inhabit our waters. Great White sharks presented in their dynamic scale, with White’s expressive style of painting, make their presence felt. 

Dennis Hopper's "The Lost Album" @ Royal Academy, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
"The Lost Album," a series of photographs first seen last year in Berlin, will be opening at London's Royal Academy next summer. An exhibition of over 400 photographs that were only discovered after his death in 2010, the series features portraits of iconic artists and actors from Rauschenberg and Warhol to Paul Newman. 

Typewriter Portraits by Keira Rathbone

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 13, 2013
You write famous novels on typewriters, not make portraits. Oh wait, you make portraits now, too? Like some sort of analog ASCII art, London-based Keira Rathbone has figured out a way to manipulate a typewriter to create these very well-constructed portaits and "drawings." Super Impressive.

Hush "Fatales" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
From the Outsiders: Lauded worldwide for his passionate canvases and murals, Fatales sees HUSH's work evolving beyond his trademark portrayals of Japanese subjects. While the manga-influenced Nipponettes that made his name will still feature, Fatales also includes portraits of modern-day European seductresses. our friend, Butterfly, made it to the opening of Hush's London solo show this past weekend...

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