Juxtapoz // Friday, February 15, 2013
We are really enjoying the paintings of San Francisco native and Orange County-based artist Justin Bower. Bower studied fine art and philosophy at the University of Arizona, Tucson and earned his Master of Fine art in Painting at Claremont Graduate University.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Richard Heller Gallery is presenting Alabama-based artist Ryan Foster's first Los Angeles solo exhibition, Emotional Landscapes, opening February 23rd. The title of the show is derived from the peculiar horizon lines in his paintings that resemble, smiles, frowns, smirks, and other human expressions.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 12, 2013
These sunny urban California scenes are part of English Painter John Tierney's first UK solo show. Tierney has gained a steady following of collectors and admirers after retiring as a Criminologist and devoting his time to painting the urban landscapes of Los Angeles, New York, and Helsinki.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Conor Harrington's new exhibition A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win is currently on show at The Outsiders in London. Conor was featured in our December 2012 issue. His new exhibition includes over 20 framed studies he has named Morning Glories as he paints them every day, first thing, when he arrives at his studio.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 07, 2013
Showing through March 10 at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Fore presents 29 emerging artists of African-American descent who live and work in the US. The featured artists work in diverse media and are blending artistic practices in some very cool new and innovative ways.
Erotica // Monday, February 04, 2013
'My work is a celebration of life. I strive to make paintings of my life, the people and the world around me. I want to create a wonderful and vital dialog between people and art, and between art and life,' states Leah Tinari, an artist who currently lives and works in New York, NY. Leah works in acrylic and gouache on both paper and canvas.
Erotica // Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Brian Donnelly's work acts to settle his own selfish whims, while exploring art and art culture through representational painting. Inspired by books like "The island of Dr. Moreau" and "Frankenstein", his aim is not to recreate works based on fiction, but to create his own vision of cruelty. He models himself after the hap-hazard doctors of fiction, substituting his scientific practice for his artistic practice, and in doing so, he has become a fierce and unforgiving...
Top List // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Over the past 6 months, we have noticed a trend that we thought was true and was proven correct. Our readers love a good hyperreal, photorealstic painting. Each artist with the skill to create a photorealistic piece has their own style and strengths, and we combed over our content from the past year to bring to you the very best photoreal painters featured Juxtapoz.com. Don't blink and make sure you look closely. These are the talents that make you have a double take.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
LA based painter Steven Daily's imagination runs both deep and dark. So dark, in fact, that I have always been pretty convinced that he must have sold his soul to some dark demon from his childhood in exchange for the ability to blend his paint the way he does!
Erotica // Monday, October 08, 2012
Pascal Vilcollet is an artist based out of Paris, France who creates large-scale paintings off figurative nudes, splashed with expressive abstraction, large, thick brush strokes and striking, contrasting colors. The painterly quality that dominates his work is a strong factor that brings all of his work together.