Preview: Andrew Schoultz "EX UNO PLURA" @ Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
San Francisco-based Andrew Schoultz, who was the cover artist of our March 2012 issue, will be opening a new solo show, Ex Uno Plura, at Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton, New York on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Hopefully its close to the neighborhood in Revenge. The works will include a focus on  the nature of, and visual commentary on the American flag.

StayHigh 149 Rest In Peace

Graffiti // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Legendary New York graffiti writer, Wayne “StayHigh 149 Roberts, passed away yesterday at the age of 61.  The artist who began writing in 1971 was known for his smoking stick figure and uni-wide “Voice of the Ghetto” tags.  After disappearing completely in 1975, it would be 25 years until Stayhigh surfaced again, emerging with a well-attended gallery show.  Stayhigh continued to write his name in the street despite his age and influenced generations of writers.

Jim Joe @ The Hole Nyc

Graffiti // Friday, June 01, 2012
Yes 1 2 is a new exhibition by New York street scrawler, Jim Joe, opening tonight June 1, 2012 at the Hole Gallery in NYC.  Curated by the New York Art Department, the show will feature seventeen new works ranging from painting to drawing to sculpture.  Show only runs for three days so get over there this weekend.

3 Nueva Yorks by Taboo

Graffiti // Sunday, May 20, 2012
New York-based graffiti writer, Taboo, painted these three completely different styled pieces in honor of the The Big Apple.

Feature: An interview with OBLVN

Graffiti // Friday, March 09, 2012
Oregon-based artist, designer, and cartoonist, OBLVN, will be opening his solo exhibition tomorrow at Klughaus Gallery in New York City.  The artist will be debuting 100 painting in his classic cartoon style, many with a mischievous tone.  We wanted to catch up with OBLVN, so we enlisted the help of his friend Skip Class of Super Duty Tough Work blog to conduct an interview.

Paintings by Benjamin Degen

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 11, 2011
New York-based artist Benjamin Degen utilizes a vibrant color palette that radiates with movement and intricacy to make these oil on canvas paintings. With a mark making strategy that builds up layers of detail and bright color, the work that is rendered flatly becomes full of depth with the accumulation of varying marks and patterns.

"Stateside" by Lisa Sanditz

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 10, 2011
After taking on an ambitious and politically charged series of paintings surrounding the complicated commercial relationship between China and the United States, painter Lisa Sanditz decided to approach something more close to home, doing a series of plein air paintings around her upstate New York home.

Vahram Muratyan "Paris Vs New York" @ Colette Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 02, 2011
Godard vs. Woody. Genius. The entire series of that Vahram Muratyan has created, Paris Vs. New York, has some incredibly witty comments comparing and contrasting the great elder cities. We have shown you some of Muratyan's work before, but now the work is on display this month at colette in Paris.

“Damien Hirst: The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011” across all 11 Gagosian Spaces

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 08, 2011
Gagosian Gallery will be starting off 2012 with quite a bang, exhibiting “Damien Hirst: The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011” across all 11 of their spaces in New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Athens, Geneva, and Hong Kong. This is the first time Gagosian has dedicated all locations at once to a body of work by one artist.

JR in NY

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
Photographer, artist, and the winner of last years prestigious TED award, JR, has been busy working in the streets of New York.  The following photographs are of three recent walls the artist has recently altered.

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