Paintings by Antony Micallef

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings of Antony Micallef. Antony won the second prize in the BP Portrait Award competition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2000 and has since exhibited throughout the world including LA, New York, Tokyo, and Bethlehem. He mixes political imagery fused with contemporary expressionism.

Paintings by BIll Norrby

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of New York-based artist Bill Norrby. Before moving to New York to pursue a career as a painter Bill worked for several years in the video game industry. He has been featured in galleries and annuals such as Spectrum, 3x3, and Society of Illustrators.

Paintings by Ian Davis

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
We are really enjoying New York-based artist Ian Davis' paintings this morning. Reminding us of some sort of totalitarian, communist propaganda, Davis' work focuses on "maleness, whose omnipresence, ineffectiveness and herd instinct he conjures up in small identical figures..."

The Work of Luke Pelletier

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
Painter, printmaker, musician and skateboarder Luke Pelletier is 20 years old has a portfolio that includes paintings, large murals, and a pinball machine. We are enjoying his vibrant, energetic, and fun work.

Paintings and Drawings by Alex Gardner

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings and drawings of Los Angeles-based artist Alex Gardner this morning.  

Dreamlike Split-Level Landscape Paintings by Jeremy Miranda

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 16, 2013
This morning we take a look at Salem-based artist Jeremy Miranda's series of split-level landscapes connected with latters. They reveal entire new worldshiding just beneath the ocean waves.  

The Freakish, Hairy Paintings of Erik Sandberg

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 15, 2013
Los Angeles-based artist Erik Sandberg paints colorful, freakish, hairy people. We are thoroughly enjoying them. Erik received his BFA from Art Center College of Design and has since taught there, OTIS College of Art and Design, and CSU Northridge.

Huang Yan Paints Song Dynasty Landscapes on the Human Body

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 11, 2013
In his latest series, Chinese Landscapes, Beijing-based artist Huang Yan emulated traditional painting styles from the Song Dynasty on the human body. By using the human body as a canvas, Huang has reinterpreted a traditional practice and reinforced 'Taoist concepts that imply a sense of harmony between man and his environment.'

Paintings by Ryan Pickart

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Lowell, Indiana-based artist Ryan Pickart. Ryan's portraits in oil gracefully bridge the gap between abstract and realism.  

Vibrant Palette Knife Paintings by Françoise Nielly

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
This morning we take a look at the paintings of French artist Françoise Nielly. Nielly's colorful portraits, created using thick strokes of oil on canvas, are based off simple black and white photographs. According to her bio, Nielly 'takes a risk: her painting is sexual, her colors free, exuberant, surprising, even explosive, the cut of her knife incisive, her color pallete dazzling.'