Preview: Jeff Soto "Decay and Overgrowth" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 07, 2012
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to announce Decay and Overgrowth, a series of new works by Southern California-based artist and 2x Juxtapoz cover artist, Jeff Soto, in what will be his fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. Expanding upon the themes explored previously in Lifecycle, Soto’s solo 2010 exhibition, works in Decay and Overgrowth deal with the passage of time, early man and life after death, as well as primitive myths and legends attempting to explain the unknown.

Preview: Jason Bryant "Smoke and Mirrors" @ Porter Contemporary, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Porter Contemporary is pleased to announce Smoke and Mirrors, a solo exhibition of paintings by Jason Bryant from September 6 through October 20, 2012 with an opening reception with the artist on September 6th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Opening: Eric Yahnker "Virgin Birth ‘N’ Turf" @ The Hole, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
May 2011 cover artist and Los Angeles based fine artist, Eric Yahnker is set to open his first NYC solo show, Virgin Birth 'N' Turf, at The Hole tonight, September 4. One of the most talented drawers we can think of, with meticulous details of some of the most innane pop-culture topics, Yahnker's notes his new works "provides a mad lab where I get to swab the inner-cheek and place under a microscope a petri dish of the contemporary American experience in the shadow of another blisteringly contentious Presidential election..."

Works by Justin Maller & Chris Knight

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
On this lovely Labor Day afternoon we're really digging these experimental fashion pieces from Australian illustrator Justin Maller and NYC-based photographer Chris Knight. They're a prime example of the beauty that can arise when fashion, illustration, and erotica converge.

Opening: Futura "FUTURE SHOCK" @ 560 Washington Street, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 03, 2012
Andy Valmorbida is pleased to present FUTURE SHOCK, the first New York solo exhibition of new paintings by FUTURA in over a decade, curated by Nemo Librizzi. The exhibition opens at 560 Washington Street, New York City on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 6 PM – 9 PM, in collaboration with Bombardier Aerospace, RVCA Artist Network Program and VistaJet.

Preview: Audrey Kawasaki "Midnight Reverie" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
Our friends at Boing Boing just posted an exclusive preview of January 2012 cover artist, Audrey Kawasaki's Midnight Reverie exhibition opening at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC on September 8, 2012. Audrey said of the work, "Some of the pieces have windows, like passage-ways into another world, yet it can also feel like limbo or static—wanting to walk through to the other side, but not being able to. Others are deep in the make believe, magical, mystical realm." More after the jump. . .

The Works of Bill Dunlap

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
We have profiled Bill Dunlap's work in the magazine before, but we have just come across his black painting and faces series and wanted to share with our readers. Dunlap has shown in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Boston this summer in various group shows, but is also known to paint a very well-constructed barn mural. He also "Can't read, can't write." And was "Raised by wolves and skunks."

David Byrne's New York Office

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 27, 2012
If you're as much of a fan of David Byrne and the Talking Heads as we are, then here's a treat for you: a look into Mr. Byrne's production space where he currently works on film, photography, opera, and non-fiction.

David Byrne Makes Bike Racks

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Any daily New York cyclist will tell you there are a serious lack of bike racks in all the boroughs. Everyone’s lugging these massive chains around so they can lock their bikes to something not intended for locking, trees work well. Any new bike racks mean a win for cyclists, whether Talking Heads lead singer, David Byrne, designed them or not, in this case he did.

Classic Sprawling City View

Graffiti // Friday, August 24, 2012
Here is a classic shot from a Queens neighborhood with graffiti filled subway cars passing by and the Manhattan skyline in the background.  Also, the World Trade Center towers can be seen towering above the city. You have to click the read more to see this photo in its full capacity.

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