Mama bird, baby bird

Erotica // Sunday, November 20, 2011
  Oh nothing, just an outdoor nature scene of a mother bird and 3 babies in their natural environment, classically rendered and realistically painted with perfect placement and attention to detail. Masterpiece.

Looking Back: Text Paintings by John Baldessari

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 20, 2011
These text paintings from famous California artist John Baldessari date back to the 1960s. Each painting packs a witty message about the state of contemporary painting and the dilemmas, standards, and requirements the art world places upon the traditional art form.

Paintings by Ky Anderson

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 18, 2011
Ky Anderson paints intuitively, creating images and forms through the process of the painting, with meaning often developing after the picture has been completed and as the abstractions reach a decisive balance.

The Paintings of JL Robbins

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Sometimes, all you need are acrylic and pastel paintings on wood to get your day started. Los Angeles-based JL Robbins evolving series is a mix of both mystical, magical realism and erotica. We guess his previous career as a lab technician fabricating prosthetics and orthotics has paid off.

Paintings by John McAllister

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 13, 2011
John McAllister's recent paintings have an apparent interest in vibrant color and flatness that stylistically alludes to painters like Matisse. The stylization of the images and subject matter have a photographic feel, especially when considering photography as documentation.

Paintings by Kristin Calabrese

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 03, 2011
Kristin Calabrese is an artist that has remained successful while tackling a fairly traditional painting practice. Calabrese embraces the oil painting medium with confidence and enthusiasm that more than qualifies her choice.

Recent Works by Shaun O'Dell

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 30, 2011
Shaun O'Dell seems to be a clever individual working in a variety of mediums with exceptional craft and wit. His resume boasts a substantial academic background with a MFA from Stanford University and current positions teaching at both UC Berkley and California College of the Arts.

Light Calligraphy by Kaalam

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 28, 2011
Today we've got an awesome sample of long exposure photography done extremely well from self taught artist Kaalam. Kaalam or also known as Julien Breton is a French based artist that has creates extraordinary calligraphy long exposure photos. See more after the jump....

Light Paintings by Brian Matthew Hart

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Perhaps our favorite part of this series of new light paintings by Brian Matthew Hart is that these were created in a western-Illinois attic. Something about the locale makes these even better. His light paintings appear like photographs of the simplest daily activities, adding an element of surrealism to an otherwise mundane scenario.

Burning Downtown

Street Art // Monday, October 10, 2011
Participating in the Occupy Los Angeles protests in his won way, this artist decided to paint a lovely landscape and include some subtle symbolism.

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