Gene Guynn

Erotica // Friday, December 30, 2011
Gene Guynn was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and from a very young age was immersed in the world of art. With a painter for a mother and a musician for a father, his world was always one of creativity and expression. Gene takes inspiration from the thriving urban, outsider, and lowbrow art culture of SF, LA, and NYC, and combines it with a fine art sophistication.

Francine Spiegel's Goregous Grotesque

Erotica // Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Francine Spiegel makes large portraits in acrylic of the monstrous feminine. Her soupy, sloppy women protrude from and are engulfed by pop slime piles. Rapper’s girlfriends, socialites, and pin-up girls are all thrown into the stew of mylar, goo, glitter, and chewing gum. Their glammy/gory juxtaposition, coupled with the analog and digital moments of her distortions, presents an interesting visual conundrum of seduction and repulsion to these primordial females.

Lisa Yuskavage

Erotica // Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Lisa Yuskavage’s art and style is well known for depicting voluptuous women with large breasts and swinging hips. Yuskavage's work often depicts soft lighting, female forms, and analogous color schemes. Lisa is a contemporary American painter who lives and works in New York City and figurative oil painting is known for its engagement with the female form.

TEMPERA PAINT Video

Graffiti // Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Here is an official extended version promoting Montana’s newest Tempera paint, with graffiti writer Sawe demonstrating it’s capabilities and use. We particularly enjoy the little character “Lady Tempura” and the great use of sound throughout the video.

Paintings by Feodor Voronov

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 02, 2011
At the base of Feodor Voronov's work is a constant search to reinvent the problem-solving process of painting. His work has developed overtime as a means to find more challenging and risky ways to solve the puzzle of a composition on canvas (or paper).

Paintings by Ahmed Alsoudani

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 26, 2011
Ahmed Alsoudani's paintings are immersed in the surreal, compiling fractured images from fleshy masses with inorganic forms, yielding a psychologically unsettling image that borders on comparison with Picasso's Guernica as a response to the "psychological repercussions" of warfare.

Looking Back: Stuart Davis

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 25, 2011
Every now and then, we like to highlight one of the greats that inspires some of our favorite contemporary artists. When recently looking at Jonas Wood's paintings, we revisited Stuart Davis' work (Davis being a significant influence on Wood's stylistic approach).

Street Foxes & Teen Wolves

Street Art // Thursday, November 24, 2011
The multi-talented duo based out of Germany, Low Bros have recently been creating highly detailed, acrylic on wood paintings.  Whether it be working in the streets or inside, these guys have the talent!

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.

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