Opening: Laurie Lipton @ Ace Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 16, 2012
This weekend we stopped by the opening of Laurie Lipton's LA Sous-Real, her new exhibition at Los Angeles' Ace Gallery. The exhibition featured a huge selection of Lipton's works from the past half-decade, an impressively rendered set of large-scale graphite and pencial works on paper. 

Friday the 13th Opening: Neck Face "SIMPLY THE WORST" Print Release @ New Image Art

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Seems quite appropriate for Friday the 13th. September 2011 cover artist, Neck Face, is opening a new print release show, Simply the Worst, at New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles. Costumes accepted, and free booze. And a message from Neck Face: "If I'm throwing it you know it's gonna be fun." Ah, it's one of those kind of parties... dig it.

Laurie Lipton "L.A. Sous-Real" @ Ace Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Laurie Lipton thinks in images and renders her psychically rich inner world visible via detailed pencil on paper drawings. Lipton's new solo show 'L.A. Sous-Real' opens this Saturday, July 14th at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles. "I fear death and oblivion the most, which is why I try to capture on paper, the fleeting horror and wonder of being alive," Lipton states.

Rep Your City, In Tattoo: Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 17, 2012
A collection of serious dedication, repping the city from where they were born, raised or stay- these individuals have Los Angeles in their heart. A series of tattoos displaying their committment to the City of Angles- live and die in LA.

Opening: Eric McHenry "This Exists Now" @ Insight, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 16, 2012
The opening reception for THIS EXISTS NOW by Eric McHenry went down at the Insight Los Angeles Store last week. FURR BURRGERS (Insight Menswear Designer Robbie Russo and Insight In-House Graphics Guru 'Rad' Dan) provided timeless tunes, while Holy Barbarians put on a stellar live performance.

Tattoos by NORM

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
For over a decade now, the name “NORM” has evolved throughout the art world. His passions have become his life, constantly moving forward, and thinking bigger. A true precisionist, Norm has also ventured into tattoo machine building, creating uncanny tools of the trade used the world over by renowned artists.

Gregory Bojorquez ".45 Point Blank" @ Hardhitta Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 08, 2012
Photographer Gregory Bojorquez, who we spent time with last year at MOCA's Art In the Streets, is set to open a solo show of new photographs at Hardhitta Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, June 9. The show is in a pop-up space located across the street from the LACMA.

Preview: Joshua Petker "Adrift" @ LeBasse Projects, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 07, 2012
This Saturday, LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles will open Joshua Petker's newest body of work, Adrift. In a departure from his layered, textural, neon portrait paintings combining portrait and abstract styles, Petker's new exhibition features more conceptual, "nautical themed works as well as a companion series of portraits – still recognizable as the same artist but distinctively different paintings."

Allison Schulnik "Salty Air" @ Mark Moore Gallery

Erotica // Monday, June 04, 2012
Mark Moore Gallery describes Allison Schulnik's paintings as "distinctively textured," which may be a slight understatement. Schulnik's painted outcasts, mermaids, losers and nudes are more stuff than substance, their insides oozing out and dripping all over like a melting ice cream cone. Yet even through the heavily slathered paint the dark psychology of her lovable characters shine through. Her current show 'Salty Air' is on view until July 7, 2012.

The Expanse of a Fact: Noah Doely @ Steve Turner Contemporary, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
Noah Doely's ambrotype and tintype photographs are full fiction and illusion. Harkening back to a time at the emergence of photography, Doely presents characters that are in a pursuit of knowledge, making, and understanding, a search that belongs just as much to the artist as it does to these fictional personalities. His exhibition, The Expanse of the Fact, opens tonight, June 1, at Steve Turner Contemporary in Los Angeles.

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