Scott Listfield Paints Astronauts and Dinasours

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 01, 2013
Scott Listfield paints Astronauts and, sometimes, dinosaurs. His oil on canvas paintings generally feature a lone exploratory astronaut lost in apocalyptic-looking landscapes scattered with pop culture, coporate logos, and tongue-in-cheak science fiction.

Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey @ Nasher Museum of Art

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University has organized a survey of Nairobi-born, New York-based multidisciplinary artist Wangechi Mutu. Opening March 21, Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey presents more than 50 works from her most iconic collages to sketchbooks revealing her creative process and inspirations. Wangechi was featured in our Nov 2008 Contemporary African Art issue.

Paintings by Ghanaian artist Wiz Kudowor

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Ghanaian artist Wisdom 'Wiz' Kudowor is one of his country's the most respected contemporary artists. Known as a trans-cultural visionary, Wiz's work is influenced by the human form as a transformational agent and ancestral wisdom as an aesthetic tool.

"De madonna a Madonna" a New Exhibition @ DA2 Salamanca

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
De madonna a Madonna, a new exhibition at Domus Artium 2002 in Spain features (De)constructions of the feminine in contemporary society and investigates the position of women in today’s society by juxtaposing the work of 50 contemporary artists with the work of ‘classical’ artists, so reflecting the (r)evolution of women in society throughout history.

"Strange Beauties," an Exhibition by Jen Mann @ Neubacher Shor, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Neubacher Shor Contemporary Gallery is presenting a new show by Toronto-based artist Jen Mann. Entitled Strange Beauties and inspired by the circus, illusions, dreams and the innocence of childhood, the exhibit captures the world through 'rose-colored glasses.'

George W. Bush Paints Self Portraits

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 25, 2013
We can't believe we just did a Google search for 'George Bush Bathtub." Leaked along with personal photos and emails are two self-portraits by the former leader of the free world depicting him standing in the shower and taking a bath. A third hacked photograph shows Bush in the act of painting a church in his home gym...  

A Colorful New Show by Katharina Grosse @ De Pont Museum, Tilburg

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 23, 2013
The main display at Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse's latest show is an installation of giant orbs of multi-colored PVC. In addition to the giant bouncy ball-looking pieces, Katharina has several large-scale paintings on the surrounding walls. Two Younger Women Come In And Pull Out A Table is on show until June 9 at De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg.

New Works by Jenn Porreca @ Luna Rienne Gallery in SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Luna Rienne Gallery is presenting their first exhibition, Love in Absentia, a solo show by Los Angeles-based artist Jean Porreca. Porreca is a modern contemporary artist with studios in LA and London. Influenced by surrealist art and film, vintage fabric patterns, comics, religious iconography, and silhoutte animation, she paints a delicate world of intricately layered styling.

Paying Homage to the Potential in the Inexplicable with Paintings by Adam Friedman

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
In Portland-based artist Adam Friedman's work, rules of perspective, distance, and light are bent. Space can become a solid object and places are folded on top of one another. Millions of years are compacted into a single instant and rocks become fluid.

A Beautiful Process Video from Christian Mendoza

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Nicaragua-born, New York-based artist Chris Mendoza just released this beatiful process video. Mendoza combines a architectual drafting style he learned from his father with new inspiration fromthe letters, faces, and forms that covered the subways of New York City.

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