Fifty and Fifty State Mottos Project @ Ace Hotel, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Ace Hotel in NYC just opened a great exhibition, Fifty and Fifty State Mottos Project, where 50 talented graphic artists and illustrators reimagine their home state mottos. The Fifty and Fifty State Mottos Project, curated by Dan Cassaro takes fifty designers, one per state, have illustrated their state motto, creating something steeped in history yet modern and unique — a kind of designer's atlas. Now, do you know the state capitals?

Dave Kinsey "Everything At Once" @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of Dave Kinsey at the Joshua Liner Gallery. Everything at Once, encompass a vast collection of over thirty powerful and audacious paintings and works on paper. Dave’s images have a strong voice that explores a multilayered condensed chaos where its elements struggle to survive. He creates an interesting tension between textures and organic features, where intricate geometry assembles a beautiful representation of an insane world.

Paola Pivi on the High Line Billboard, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The 25-by-75-foot billboard located in a parking lot next to the High Line Parkl in New York has hosted an all-star list of artists including Joel Sternfeld, John Baldessari, David Shrigley, Elad Lassry, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of Toilet Paper, and others since its inception in December 2011. Italian artist, Paola Pivi joins this list as the most recent artist to have her work shown on the massive canvas.

Jeffrey Gibson @ Marc Straus Gallery, New York

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
Jeffrey Gibson's work is undeniably upbeat and vibrant in its use of color and form, yet there is more going on than just these pleasing minimalist color combinations, which in themselves are captivating. Gibson is half Cherokee and a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, adding weight to his use of animal hide as opposed to canvas for his acrylic paintings.

Opening: RIME & TOPER "Snap Back..." @ Klughaus Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
In celebration of Klughaus Gallery's one-year anniversary, the gallery is thrilled to announce Snap Back – Dangerous Drawings About New York, a dual artist show featuring Brooklyn natives RIME (Jersey Joe) and TOPER. Snap Back will feature illustrations and paintings that integrate elements of the artists’ past experiences living in New York City; each piece is inspired by a personal story.

DALeast "Powder of Light "@ Jonathan Levine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 02, 2012
Chinese street artist, Dal, opened his new solo exhibition “Powder of Light” at Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York City this weekend. The show will consist of the artist’s ribbon-style animals, applied in a range of mediums on tea-stained canvases. The show will run through December 29, 2012.

Preview: Paul Insect "Out of Chaos" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 26, 2012
"I can't pretend I'm not in love with Paul Insect a little bit, but not in a gay way," says Damien Hirst. Well, if that isn't the way to kick off our time back in the office this morning, previewing May 2007 cover artist Paul Insect's new show at Opera Gallery in NYC and hearing love poems from Damien Hirst, well, then, we don't know what will do it for us. Insect's Out of Chaos opens this Thursday, November 29.

Preview: Dave Kinsey "Everything At Once" @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 22, 2012
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Everything at Once, an exhibition of over thirty intense, high-energy paintings and works on paper by Los Angeles-based artist Dave Kinsey. This is Kinsey’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. As the show title suggests, Kinsey attempts to convey a world gone made with media, perpetual conflict, and a sense of the mounting struggle between the urban and natural worlds.

#Sandy @ Foley Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Tonight, Monday 19th, Foley Gallery presents #SANDY, a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts featuring iPhone photographs by renowned contemporary photographers. 100% of the revenue will be donated to Ocuppy Sandy and Alison Thompson's Rockaway Relief center run by Third Wave. If you are in New York, please come by and support this noble initiative!

Opening: Ron English "Crucial Fiction" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Crucial Fiction, is the name of the new solo show of Ron English in New York City at Opera Gallery. After some delayed caused by hurricane Sandy, we finally could look closely to his new series of paintings that address a fantastical question: What might happen if a 50 year old man created what his 8-year old self wanted: a world of cowboys, indians, and a large group of very strange disposable heroes?

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