Illustration // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Italian artist and illustrator Mario Sughi aka Neurosuro, started off his career in the late 70's working as a cartoonist in Italian satirical magazines. Moving to Dublin the late 80's, Mario studied Medieval History, received a PhD and currently publishes and exhibits his work worldwide!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time to broaden your experience of the Bay Area beyond San Francisco, Oakland and Silicon Valley this Friday, May 8th. Hop off CalTrain in Burlingame and stroll over to one of The Studio Shop’s 2015 centenary events. Abstract Visions starts at 6:00pm with a reception and informal talk by Professor Kevin Muller, appearances by artists Ursula O’Farrell, Katy Kuhn, Dominique Caron and Martine Jardel. and punctuated with live jazz and food inspired by the era of Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. The Studio Shop is located at 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame, California.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 04, 2015
At the first glance, Zhang’s often small-scale paintings would seem to be photorealistic portraits, and although there is a strong emphasis on details, if you give it just a few more seconds to sink in, you would realise that the artist’s intention is not merely to portray his subjects in a way that is closest to reality, but rather, he aims to express his simple yet unconventional concepts in a way that exceeds reality.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 01, 2015
Some Crazy Pictures, Saul’s first show at the gallery, comprises a group of new and recent paintings completed over the last few years. Featuring satirical swipes at money and power, violent conflations of popular and art historical imagery, and absurd anthropomorphism, these works take on a characteristically wide range of subjects.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
With her latest exhibition "Gravitant" at Miscelanea in Barcelona, the artist wants to show that we live in one world, but we live in it in very different ways, playing with everyday objects and spaces, placed in impossible ways to express that many times, the inner dimension of each one of us does not match the mental structures of those around us.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 24, 2015
If you follow Ed Templeton on Instagram (which you should), you have been lucky enough to enjoy his #dailyhbpierphoto and ongoing documentation of the people and culture surrounding the iconic pier in Huntington Beach, California. The legendary skateboarder, photographer, and artist's fascination with the peculiarity of Huntington Beach is the inspiration behind his new exhibit Synthetic Surburbia which will open at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angles on April 25th, 2015. We headed over to the gallery this week to catch a preview and watch Ed set-up!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 22, 2015
James Bullough grew up in the suburbs of Washington D.C. where he became enamored with the edgy graffiti popular there. His graffiti and graphic paintings eventually developed into realism and oil painting, and he began to study the techniques of the Dutch Masters. Moving from the U.S. in 2010 to Berlin, Bullough transitioned from photorealistic oil paintings to photorealistic spray-paint murals.
Illustration // Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Constantine Lianos is an artist from Athens, Greece. He studies at the A.S.F.A (Athens School of Fine Arts) and will graduate in 2014. He expresses himself through painting and drawing and his work revolves mainly around themes relating to people.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 13, 2015
Well this is something we definitely have never thought of. Tian Haisu has taken a pair of roller blades and modified them to hold black ink which she then uses to paint traditional Chinese landscape paintings that can be as large as 43 feet long! Haisu says that wearing the skates make her feel like her whole body is involved. "I produce all kinds of ink landscapes, such creating is full of power, speed and rhythm." Watch a video after the jump!
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 10, 2015
Takahiro Hirabayashi, a traditionally trained Japanese painter, uses age-old techniques in his contemporary portraits while combining a morbid sci-fi element in his breathtaking work. Hirabayashi’s whimsical characters seem to be barely surviving in a beautiful post-apocalyptic world.