Always one of our favorite artists, Juxtapoz featured artist Seonna Hong just opened a new solo show at LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles, featuring a few stylistic nuances that we are really excited to see. Persistence of Vision is Hong’s first solo exhibition with LeBasse Projects and first in Los Angeles in seven years.
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.
As we prepare a larger look at Ryan Travis Christian's work in the print magazine, the Chicago-based artist just opened a new solo exhibition, The Second Banana, at Guerrero Gallery in San Francisco. We think of Christian's work as a psychedelic trip animated by an artist in the 1930s. It just has that vintage feel to it. Maybe that is why we like it so much.
Last Friday we pass by The Cotton Candy Machine Gallery in Brooklyn to take a close look of The Candy Escape, the new exhibition by two very talented artist: Camilla d’Errico and Brandi Milne. Camilla’s drawings are full with emotion, containing an innocent and passionate story to tell. Brandi's work is inspired by classic cartoons and an abundance of nostalgic child playthings.
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.
For the past 3 years, as the art world has descended upon London for the Frieze Art Fair, Lazarides Gallery has descended below the city streets to put on Bedlam, in our opinion one of the best exhibitions a non-fair can offer in a during a heavily Art Fair environment. For the third and final year, Bedlam is being held in the Old Vic Tunnels, and we went to investigate.
Oakland, California-based artist Grady Gordon has been championed on the Juxtapoz site for his unique method of creating monotype prints. The artist just opened a new solo show, You Remind Me of Someone I've Never Met at Gallery 51 in Denver, Colorado, featuring a new series of monotype works and catalogue.
No question, there aren't many artists that pique our interest quite like Todd "REAS" James. For the past few years, his technicolor portraits of cartoon modern day pirates and contraband, with no expression and done in a flat, abstract style, are a nice counter-balance to the millions of images we see on news networks depicting contemporary warfare. James just opened Free To Be You & Me at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen...
Last Thursday night, we had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of Greg Lamarche, at the Joshua Liner Gallery. Timeless, encompass a vast collection of medium size collages, assemblage, and paintings inspired by graphic design, graffiti, commercial lettering and art-deco fonts.
Opening Saturday evening at Double Break is Works by Ernest Silva. The show will feature various paintings and drawings on canvas and unframed and framed works on paper and veneer produced by the San Diego-based artist over the past seven years. Be sure to stop by for the opening or before the show closes on November 3rd.
May 2014 - Issue #160
All year long, Juxtapoz is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by showcasing the pivotal figures in contemporary art over the past two decades. Some artists are blue chip, some are underground heroes, others are behind-the-scenes legends. This month, we honor one of the great artists from Los Angeles during our existence, Alexis Ross, who has been monumental in various landmark exhibitions including "Street Market" at Art In the Streets. From working with ESPO, TWIST, and REAS, or working on his own paintings, Ross' story is one of history, frankness, and colorful nostalgia.