Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 14, 2013
We've previously posted Salem-based artist Jeremy Miranda's series of split-level landscapes. This morning we are enjoying going back through and taking a look at some more of the talented artist's work!
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 12, 2013
This morning we thought we would take a look back at the work of Ottawa-based artist Dave Cooper before. Dave enjoyed a successful career in the American underground comic scene of the late 1990s as the author and illustrator of award-winning graphic novels as well as a designer, producer and creator in the field of animation. Dave was part of Juxtapoz' 18th birthday exhibition back in 2012.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 12, 2013
We profiled Philadelphia-based artist Kyle Kogut in the July, 2013 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine. This morning we take a look at some of his more recent work and what the wonderful perspetive he gave us back in July!
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 09, 2013
San Francisco-based artist Travis Collinson's process involves taking elements of photographs and sketches and reinterpreting them at a larger scale in his paintings. Influenced by classical painting and minimal abstraction, Collinson work plays with perspective and distortion in an effective and interesting way.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 08, 2013
We have shown the work of LA-based artist Joseph Martinez before, exhibiting his starnge, cubist bust-drawings and depictions of human hearts rendered with pieces of dollar bills. This morning we take a look at his tiny, miniscule matchbook artworks!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Buddy Nestor's abstract portraits of female artists are his attempt to capture the true nature of humanity. The physical and psychological images he paints are what he calls "spiritual X-Rays." He says, "The models that I use in my work are all beautiful women. However, there is nothing beautiful about the portraits I create."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Trompe l'oeil, is an art technique that creates the optical illusion that depicted objects exist in three dimensions. A comparable illusion would be 'forced perspective', a technique used in architecture. Artist Gina Ruggery has employed the technique in her paintings on gallery walls, creating eye-catching images of logs, stones and smokes that seem to both disappear and emerge from the walls.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 05, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of painter Hadas Patryk. Patryk is from Katowice, a city located in southern Poland.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
We've shown the work of Chinese artist Yue Minjun before. The artist's iconic smiling self-portraits always make us very happy and little creeped out at the same time. Minjun recently presented his first major european exhibition at the Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain in Paris through March of this year. The paintings are large, vivid, and sometimes grotesque, expressing 'an ironic and disillusioned vision of the social and political situation in contemporary china and of the human condition in the modern world.'
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
A few months ago we took a look at Japanese artist Masami Teraoka's incredible Renaissance Remasterings where he put Renaissance painting and Japanese influence into violent contact with contemporary political issues in exapnsive, turbulent compositions. This morning we look back at some of his earlier work which is just as expansive and turbulent, referencing issues from gay marriage, censorship, privacy, AIDS, sexual preference, and many more social and political issues.