Juxtapoz // Monday, May 18, 2015
Albuquerque-based artist Larry Bob Phililps paintings explore the artist's fascination with challenging the formal conventions of traditional western painting through various mediums including graphite drawings, ink on paper and panel, and murals. The works in his most recent solo exhibition manipulated ideas of perspective and representation, investigating the dynamic relationships between the history of painting and contempoerary graphic culture.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Lisa Yuskavage currently has an exhibition of paintings and pastels on view at David Zwirner in New York. Yuskavage’s works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated with a re-emergence of the figurative in contemporary painting, she has always maintained the primacy of color, with her narratives intricately based in her use of paint. In this new selection of works, atonal and prismatic spectrums appear as personifications of themselves, and her characters become...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
The silent state of the figures is derived from Jungwook Kim’s way of life. She records every moment of life with her head and mind, and opens herself up to all kinds of forms and methods of life. Like a contemplative and observant poet writing down a line implying thoughts and memories about life, living things, death and people, she delivers her feelings through repetitive brush strokes.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 08, 2015
Rune Christensen is a self-taught artist from Denmark. He mainly works with acrylic and Posca, a water-based marker to paint on all surfaces. Combining brush strokes and illustration makes sense for an artist who celebrates juxtaposition in his work. As avid traveller, Christensen works with patterns and colors found on his many journeys, inspired by sights and smells.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 07, 2015
Michelle Hinebrook's paintings are infused with an understanding of optics and geometry as well as painterly intuition. Attempting to capture movement, within a deep, dynamic space with kaleidoscopic explosions of color and shape. She begins constructing compositions using a computer, ruler and airbrush, drawing hard-edge geometric shapes...
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.