Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Eli Ridgway Gallery is pleased to present Cuts and Splits, the gallery's second solo exhibition of Bay Area artist Christopher Taggart. Presenting hyper intricate composites of dissected and recombined imagery - (originally personal photographs, playing cards, and government compiled archival data) - Cuts and Splits functions as an investigation into the intensive process of ordering and reordering traditional systems of visual organization.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Last Saturday night, as Manhattan was in full swing of all things Armory Show, Dennis McNett and the Wolfbat team put together a full music, installation, performance, and fine art party at House of Vans in Brooklyn. The show aimed to slay "the demons and storm surge sent by the gods through hurricane Sandy." In other words, a benefit. Tod Seelie was there...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Last week, we at Juxtapoz launched a redesigned website, with new features, looks, and departments that we are really proud to have for our readers. Yesterday, we showed you the brand-new Juxtapoz Gallery page, and today, we showcase our brand new Events page. Each day, week, and month, you can go to the Juxtapoz Events page to see which shows are opening, closing, running, and even on the distant horizon.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 08, 2013
Last night during Armory week in NYC, we attended a preview of WK Interact's 360 at Jonathan LeVine Gallery's 557 West 23rd Street pop-up space. Exhibited as a mid-career survey of WK's work, celebrating the last 25 years of the artist's career, the show is complete look at the range of the French-born, NYC-based artist.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 05, 2013
This past weekend in Vancouver, BC, Juxtapoz helped sponsor What Are You Doing To Participate?, a group zine show curated and organized by Sam James Velde, Rich Jacobs, and Adam Rossiter. Back in December 2012, Juxtapoz help sponsor the Los Angeles edition of WAYDTP?, which featured zines and prints spanning music, skateboarding and art culture from the 1980's til present.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 04, 2013
Teenage Machine Age, Ryan Heshka’s second solo show at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea (Milan, Italy), picks up where last year's show (”OURS”) left off. Expanding both the size of the pieces and mediums used, Heshka continues his exploration of dreamy scenes and hazy fictional memories, mixing in vague hints of universal themes.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 01, 2013
Pace Prints is presenting Upswing Dub Project, an exhibition of new monoprints by Erik Parker, created in the Pace Editions studios in New York. The project will be on view March 8 - April 13. The new sereis features unique prints, florid and densely packed with hand colored deviants, collaged rarities and other miscreations of Parker's own invention.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Last night, we attended the opening of a special exhibition at City College in San Francisco, (Almost) Free Formed, featuring collaborative works of former City College students Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, and Laurie Reid. The quiet, intimate night was highlighted by the trio's organization and layout of the show, and also gave notice to the importance of SF's City College to some of the most successful and influential artists to come out of San Francisco in recent decades.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
As we reported yesterday on the site, NYC-based Dan Witz, who has been a pillar of street art over the past 30 years, just opened a brand new exhibtion, Prisoners 2012-13 at Lazarides in London. Witz' debut at Lazarides features his paintings from both his Prisoner and now signature Mosh Pit series. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, took photos at the opening last night in London. The gallery noted that Witz has been dispersing his unique stamp on the streets of London by painting one of his prisoners' image onto phone boxes.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Flowers Gallery invited us to the opening reception of Aunties Project, the new series of paintings by American artist Aleah Chapin. The New York based artist presents a new collection of works that explores the connection between the people she grow up with, the flesh of the human body and subtle idealistic landscapes.