Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Tim Lee’s large-scale ink drawings and paintings on rice paper are, at a first glance, tightly bound with the visual aesthetics of Chinese painting, while simultaneously referencing elements of traditional European art. The conflation of these visual cultures is unsurprising: Lee is a British artist of Chinese descent. But the work does not just amount to a reverential homage to these past cultures.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
Some morning cheer for you. This is "Beakus (an animation studio in London) director Ping's graduation film, created at the Royal College of Art in 2012. An account of events when Yeuk Seng slowly grasps the fact that he has become a social outcast as a breathing person. Refusing to give in, he is now struggling to live in a city that he does not belong to anymore."
Photography // Monday, June 23, 2014
While working as a projectionist in a porn cinema in Central London during the 1980s, Bob Mazzer began photographing on the tube during his daily commute, creating irresistibly joyous pictures alive with humor and humanity. "Every day I traveled to King's Cross and back. Coming home late at night, it was like a party and I felt like the tube was mine and I was there to take the pictures” recalls Mazzer.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 23, 2014
Japan-born, London-based artist Christian Hidaka's paintings generally focus on three types of space: deserts, mountains and caves. His images tend to "alienate themselves from traditional modes of landscape depiction: without a homely place of reference the viewer is left to wander in an alien world to explore possibility rather than impossibility."
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Opera Gallery is delighted to bring to you a sensational selection of canvas works by the world renowned ‘Godfather of Graffiti’ and former Juxtapoz cover artist, SEEN. The exhibition takes inspiration from the ever-growing American comic book cultural phenomenon, paying homage to some of the world’s most iconic crime fighters and villains; including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Captain America and Spiderman.
Street Art // Friday, June 06, 2014
Internationally acclaimed street artist ROA comes to London to create a unique onsite installation in StolenSpace Gallery. The Belgian artist is renowned for his unique portrayal of large scale urban wildlife, disquietly cohabiting city streets worldwide, hand painted in his distinctive black and white highly detailed rendering.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Paradise Row is pleased to present Sticks & Drones, the solo UK debut and exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Eric Yahnker. If you remember, Mr Yahnker was the cover of Juxtapoz in May 2011, the one with the slice of pizza on a bed of garland. It was one of our favorite covers ever, and Yahnker continues to be one of the most clever artists working today.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Lazarides Rathbone welcomes Valencia-based siblings, Miaz Brothers, to the gallery this May with their long-awaited solo exhibition, Dematerialized: A New Contemporary Vision. The duo will be launching their London debut through June 15, 2014, with a comprehensive body of new and recent large-scale works in their distinctive air-brushed style created through the meticulous layering of spraypaint on canvas.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
May 2014 at StolenSpace brings an exhibitions of works by revered female street artists, and longtime Juxtapoz stalwarts Miss Van and Olek. The exhibition will divide the gallery into two spaces: In Gallery 1, Miss Van will exhibit a new body of work titled 'Glamorous Darkness'. In Gallery 2, Olek will exhibit never-before-seen photographic works and installation, 'Let's not get caught, let's keep going'. Having previously collaborated on public artworks, and exhibited together in many group shows across the world, StolenSpace is proud to bring these artists together to produce their first two-person show.
Street Art // Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Our friend Butterfly headed down to Southbank Centre in London this past weekend for the Festival of Spain and documented a public, live painting piece between Jux friend Remed and Okuda. They were given a glass box to paint as thousands of people streamed along the River Thames and enjoyed the festivities.