Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Only days after Hurricane Sandy left areas of Manhattan and surrounding boroughs crippled from it’s water surge, twin brothers, How and Nosm, took on the famed Bowery Mural wall creating a highly-detailed piece. A number of light bulbs can be seen with black smoke coming out along with rising water, appropriate additions. The duo adds to the long list of artists that have created work on this wall including Keith Haring, Barry McGee, Os Gemeos, Faile, and more.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
I was born in Seoul, South Korea and came to the U.S. at the age of 3. After being raised in the forests of upstate New York I studied Fine Arts for 2 years at SUNY Albany. Then 1 year studying abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea for a year. Then I started over at the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) where I received my bachelors in Illustration...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 25, 2012
November 2012 cover artist and curator Ron English is set to open a new solo show, Crucial Fiction, at Opera Gallery in NYC on November 2, 2012. Just in time for the elections, Mr. English. As he notes, "...Give me your imagination, and I'll give you my skills." We're in.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 24, 2012
We went to Bold Hype Gallery to attend the opening reception of 35 MM, the new Phil Noto solo show in New York City. Inspired on motion pictures, his new paintings portray some of the most enchanting moments and characters of iconic films.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Yangtze – The Long River, is the name of the Nadav Kander debut opening exhibition in New York City at Flowers Gallery. This series of photographs are the result of 5 trips to the banks of the Yangtze, the longest river in Asia and the third longest river in the world, from mouth to source over a period of 3 years. Nadav softly captures unique juxtaposed scenarios of birth and destruction in flux of China’s economical growth.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
We had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of Jeremy Geddes, at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. Exhale is the name of a series of 17 hyperreal paintings that capture surreal instants, created with incredibly accurate detail and laborious work. His characters seem to appear in the precise juncture of a fragmented moment and space “...generating a tension between man-made environments in flux and the fragility of living bodies.”
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 19, 2012
Tonight, Friday, October 19, 2012 Alexander Heir, the artist behind cult-punk brand DEATH/ TRAITORS, will be exhibiting new work at Klughaus Gallery in NYC’s Chinatown. Since 2007, Heir has been designing and printing shirts in his Brooklyn studio, building a reputation for both his clothing as well as fine art and design. Following the success of his first solo show at the Mishka Store in Brooklyn earlier this year, Heir will be showing new prints, paintings, and ephemera, expanding his world of skeletons, spirits, and demons.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Tonight, October 18, from 6PM to 9PM, Bold Hype in NYC will be opening 35MM, Phil Noto's new motion picture themed solo show. As you can tell from the looks of the work, Phil is heavily influenced by 60?s and 70?s art and fashion. Sleek female figures, text, and retro design elements are a trademark of his paintings.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Last week, we had the pleasure of attending the first solo exhibition in New York City of Aaron Nagel at the Lyons Wier Gallery. Upon discovering oils, Aaron has been obsessed with the perfectionism of its usage, creating an impeccable and soft texture in his realistic work.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Mernet Larson's paintings are filled with a diverse array of cues that suggest various past artists from De Chirico to Lissitzky. Her most recent three bodies of work (or "three chapters as the title of her show") focus on heads and bodies, places, and narratives.