Paintings by Marion Lane

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 22, 2014
We are enjoying the works of Los Angeles-based artist Marion Lane this morning. 'Though Lane's paintings look something like hybrids between amoeba DNA and corner-shop candies, they contain hints of all the vital ingredients of the city's make-up, from sun and sea to concrete and steel - rendered with such hypnotic appeal that it's hard to look away.'  

Joseph Martinez "Steady Hands, Blurry Vision" @ Soze Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 17, 2014
SOZE Gallery is pleased to present “Steady Hands, Blurry Vision” a solo exhibition of artist Joseph Martinez’s work. Martinez has exhibited in group exhibitions in San Francisco and Chicago, among other places. “Steady Hands, Blurry Vision” marks the artist’s first exhibit with SOZE, first exhibit in Los Angeles, as well as his first official solo show in an art gallery.

Curiot x Nosego mural in Los Angeles

Street Art // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Mexico City-based, Curiot and Philadelphia-based, Yis Goodwin aka Nosego, have combined talents panting this huge detailed wall in Compton, Los Angeles. The two artists were in town for their split show “Unknown Elements” at Thinkspace Gallery that opened Saturday, December 14th.

Illustrations by Jon Lau

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 21, 2013
We love the simple, painterly style of these illustrations by Jon Lau. Jon is a Los Angeles-based artist and you can find more of his work on his website and blog, as well has some of his inspiration...

Opening: Dennis McNett "Temple of Wolfbat" @ Known Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Temperatures plummeted and the cold evening turned abruptly white at Known Gallery in Los Angeles last Saturday the 16th. Who would imagine that the Temple of Wolfbat would hold court in such stark brightness? Dante Ross curated this latest parade of McNett’s trademark characters, choosing to highlight their ferocity on the high walls, giving each creature enough space to guard their territory...

DENNIS MCNETT "TEMPLE OF THE WOLFBAT" @ KNOWN GALLERY, LOS ANGELES

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
We are very excited to have been on the ground during the installation of Dennis McNett's "Temple of the Wolfbat" exhibition at Known Gallery in Los Angeles, opening on Saturday, November 16. We know Dennis has worked extremely hard on the work for this show, and our roaming contributor to the mag, Brock Fetch, has been in LA checking out what the Temple is all about... 

Picturesque Los Angeles...

Graffiti // Sunday, November 03, 2013
There is flawless formula when you combine the delectable ingredients of burned out cars and graffiti. It’s instant magic every time. This is a postcard scene of what the Los Angeles streets are capable of offering.

Preview: Christine Wu “Come Home” @ La Luz de Jesus, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Looking forward to checking out the new body of work from Juxtapoz favorite Christine Wu when she opens Come Home at La Luz de Jesus in Los Angeles on November 1, 2013. Her dreamy, surreal, and often erotic paintings have captured our attention over the past year, and as La Luz de Jesus notes, "Stylistically, her work is multi-layered, with haunting and sexual undertones. She often depicts people in flux, capturing the vulnerability of self discovery and the lingering ghosts of memories best left to the past."

Richard Colman "Gone Tomorrow" @ New Image Art, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 17, 2013
Our good friend and Detroit collaborator and all around great artist Richard Colman is always a busy man, and we can't wait to check out his new show this weeked, Gone Tomorrow, opening up at New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles. From the looks of the preview, Colman has a few new tricks up his sleeve... 

Vacation Every Day: Sterling Bartlett

Illustration // Sunday, October 06, 2013
Progress is the substitute for faith when culture is all we have; and  before realizing it we become unaware martyrs of this comfortable religion. Heavy metal is the law and will never die, Los Angeles based illustrator Sterling Bartlett gives me faith.  His satirical, macabre works hint at cultural absurdities and its no wonder his insanely rendered graphite illustrations all over the apparel, skate and record industries while he consistently keeps his gallery hand strong. Blood High Five Sterls. Blood High Five.

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