Urban Landscapes by John Tierney

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 12, 2013
These sunny urban California scenes are part of English Painter John Tierney's first UK solo show. Tierney has gained a steady following of collectors and admirers after retiring as a Criminologist and devoting his time to painting the urban landscapes of Los Angeles, New York, and Helsinki.  

Preview: Victor Castillo "Under Heavy Measures" @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
As you will soon see in our March 2013 issue, we have a great 12-page feature with Los Angeles-based Victor Castillo. We like to call this perfect timing; Saturday, February 2, Castillo will open Under Heavy Measures at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition features 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures.

Curtis Kulig "House of Hearts" Pop-Up & Special Juxtapoz Cover

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 30, 2013
As we noted on the site yesterday, Curtis Kulig will be opening a pop-up shop in Los Angeles at Space 15 Twenty this weekend, February 1 and going through Feb 15. The "LOVE ME" Pop-Up and Polaroid Show is curated by Curtis Kulig and presented by Space 15 Twenty, Urban Outfitters and Vans. For the occasion, Juxtapoz has created a limited-editioned cover for the pop-up space featuring Kulig's "LOVE ME" staple. The cover was created specifically for the pop-up, and you can only get it at Space 15 Twenty.

Video: Early 90's Los Angeles Graffiti

Graffiti // Thursday, January 17, 2013
Early 90’s Los Angeles video footage of an original L.A. king, Chaka along with graffiti from other O.G.’s such as Oiler, Sleez, and Tolse. There’s also some daytime bus tagging and fire extinguisher dissing as well.

Preview: Sage Vaughn "Life" @ Scion AV Installation, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 11, 2013
One of our favorites here at Jutapoz, Sage Vaughn, is set to open a new show, Life, at the Scion AV Installation space in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 12. The show is described as a "body of work inspired by a word that describes almost anything; it covers so much, it means nothing." Tell that to Kanye. Tell that to Life Magazine. In fact, tell that to the cast of Facts of Life. Check a preview after the jump...

Paintings by Rui Pedro Jorge

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 18, 2012
You know when you look at David Hockney's A Bigger Splash and you get that pure joy of flat color framed into a crisp and sharpened representational picture? While maybe not entirely similar in style, it seems that Rui Pedro Jorge has taken his own flattened approach to a different type of subject. Instead of the clean lines of mid-century Los Angeles, we see fragments of brightly colored wood, real palm trees (not the plastic, Southern California kind), and detritus of an area that does not thrive from the economic success that Beverly Hills might revel in.

Opening: What Are You Doing To Participate @ The Dilettante, LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
This past weekend, the Juxtapoz sponsored What Are You Doing To Participate group zine / art show opened in Los Angeles. The show is curated and organized by Sam James Velde, Rich Jacobs and Adam Rossiter and features zines and prints spanning music, skateboarding and art culture from the 1980's til present. The show will be on display at The Dilettante through January 7, 2013. Today, we have the opening photos.

DIE POSERS DIE III REVOLUTION 2012 @ Exhibit A, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 29, 2012
Opening tomorrow night, Friday, November 30, Exhibit A Gallery in Los Angeles will host Die Posers Die III, an exhibition featuring original art from skaters TONY ALVA, CHRISTIAN HOSOI, STACY PERALTA, JAY ADAMS, MIMI KNOOP, STEVE CABALLERO, LANCE MOUNTAIN, GEOFF ROWLEY, STEVE OLSON, JAKE BROWN, GREG LUTZKA, CHRIS PASTRAS, and CLINT PETERSON.

Caravaggio @ LACMA

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 26, 2012
In addition to the wonderful Stanley Kubrick exhibition on view at LACMA, there is yet another great reason to stop by this fine Los Angeles art institution during this holiday season: Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy (which will be up through February 10th, 2013).

The Works of Julian Callos

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Julian Callos is an illustrator based in Los Angeles. Interested in nature, folklore, death and the "allure of the unknown," he creates cinematic and sometimes jarringly dreamlike illustrations of people seemly lost in their own minds. Callos works in both two- and three-dimensional media and draws heavily from pop culture; to see more, check out his blog.

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