Paul McCarthy "WS" @ Park Avenue Armory, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 20, 2013
The “ribald, pop-culture-obsessed provocateur” (The New York Times) Paul McCarthy (cover of Juxtapoz in Nov/Dec 1999) applies his signature, irreverent wit to take aim at American myths and icons in WS, his largest work to date and the pinnacle of his creative output. Adding a touch of malice to subjects that have been traditionally revered for their innocence or purity, McCarthy weaves together a massive, fantastical forest of towering trees with grotesque video projections of iconic characters playing out their own fairy tale drama in a replica of his childhood home.

The Gilded Dinosaur Skeleton Installation @ Louis Vuitton, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
We actually like a bit of the irony in this window display. We always think that fashion house store window displays has the capacity for really great art installations, and Louis Vuitton is always at the high point of that experimentation. Taking inspiration from the Natural History Museum in Paris' Les Jardins des Plantes, the 5th Avenue storefront is now adorned with gold dinosaur skeletons, mixed with the early Fall 2013 look.

What's The Time?: The Lazy Hustler, Ricky Powell @ ArtNow NY

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 16, 2013
This weekend in NYC, Ricky Powell (and Craig Wetherby) will have his iconic street photos remixed and reworked by Ryan Keeley at an exhibition with ArtNowNy, Frank's Chop Shop, and the Good Life. Of course, Ricky is featured often in our Beastie Boys issue on newsstands now, and we wanted to take this time not only to honor Ricky's classic photography but get the word out on his new show. So, let's get a look... 

Jane Alexander "Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope)" @ The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 09, 2013
Juxtapoz will be headed to NYC this week for all the festivities around Frieze and the surrounding art fairs. But one thing we will definitely be checking out is Jane Alexander, cover artist of our Contemporary African Art survey in November 2008, and her installation work with Museum for African Art that is residing at The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine on Amsterdam Avenue.

New Mural collaboration from JR and Jose Parla in New York

Street Art // Monday, April 29, 2013
JR and Jose Parla first collaborated last year in the streets of Havana, Cuba and now they have just completed a mural on the posh walls of Chelsea, Manhattan. The two will be showing together next week on May 7 in a show entitled “The Wrinkles of the City” at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York. This particular wall reminds us of similar collaboration esthetics such as when The Mac and Retna worked together.

Preview: Ian Francis "Season 1 Episode 0" @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Season 1 Episode 0, an exhibition of new paintings by the British artist Ian Francis. This is Francis’ second solo show with the gallery. Working in mixed media on canvas and acrylic panels, Ian Francis combines abstraction, figuration, and elements of both painting and drawing. For this exhibition, the artist is unveiling over a dozen medium- to large-scale works on canvas and ten smaller works on acrylic that reflect broadly on the experience of television entertainment. Season 1 Episode 0 is inspired by the reality and unreality of contemporary TV...

Saber & Rostarr @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 15, 2013
Two former Juxtapoz featured artists, Saber and Rostarr, will be opening a new show at Opera Gallery in NYC this coming Thursday, April 19. We don't have much information at this time, but what we do know is that with the passion and energy of Saber's canvases mixed with the technical abstrations by Rostarr, this one should be good.

Opening: Josh Agle (Shag) "Thursday's Girl" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 07, 2013
Opening last night,Jonathan LeVine Gallery opened Thursday’s Girl, a series of new works on canvas by Southern California-based artist Josh Agle (Shag), in what is his fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. The former Juxtapoz cover artist will have his show open through May 4, 2013. The show was inspired by the Velve Underground and the landmark song, "All Tomorrow's Parties."

Opening: Kenny Scharf "Kolors" @ Paul Kasmin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We are in NYC right now for the opening of Kenny Scharf's Kolors at Paul Kasmin Gallery, tonight April 4. (We haven't mentioned this yet, but Kenny's the cover artist for the new May 2013 issue). He wil unveil a new body of work plus a series of sculpture works.

Joshua Marsh @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Just opened this past Friday at Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York is a solo show of paintings by Joshua Marsh entitled As If. The paintings vibrate with glowing hues and simplified still life shapes, functioning both as representational images and distinctly formal fields of color. "Strong color and the play of light dominate Marsh’s paintings, slowly revealing simple objects. Color functions as form, while objects and their surroundings border on dissolution."

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