Juxtapoz // Friday, February 20, 2015
Eckart Hahn and his Broken Realism are celebrated throughout his native Germany. The self-taught painter switched from oil to acrylic to be able to focus on one intense project at a time; his large-scale canvases exude not only precision painting, but also a mind at play with unanswered questions.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
Lynnea Holland-Weiss just opened a new show called Unfold All Over at Space 1026 in Philly, showcasing large-scale figurative paintings that expertly capture and convey emotions and moods related to transformative travels. From the gallery’s website: “Lynnea Holland-Weiss is a painter originally from Oakland, CA.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 06, 2015
Rachel Znerold is at it again! Join the beautiful artist tonight at Field Day and Friends in Oakland for the debut of her new series Vastness, 6-10pm.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
We've been fans of Brecht Vandenbroucke for a while now. The Belgian artist was most recently featured in our September 2014 issue and we were happy to check back in and see that he has stayed busy, giving us lots of new work to feast our eyes on!
Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 01, 2015
Genieve Figgis's work has been described as "Roccoco paintings left out to rot," but we beg to differ. Some of these trippy, drippy figurative paintings are remixes of specific historical painting, but their vibe is super fresh and funny.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 30, 2015
Beginning his art career as a graffiti artist while interning at Marvel Comics and The Center for African Art, Kip Omolade has created beautiful portraits connected to ancient, realistic African sculptures. The series, Diovadiova Chrome, investigates immortality.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
It is always nice to see a skilled fantasy surreal painter, as is the case with artist Jacek Yerka. His paintings, at times, look like the inspiration of for Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Delicatessen. That is a very good thing. Look at a mini-portfolio after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 26, 2015
Lars Daniel Rhen is a Swedish artist who makes snowy paintings of bustling towns that seem reflective of his local landscape.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 22, 2015
Chicago-based painter Bruce Riley's creates amazing resin paintings by dripping and mixing layers of paint on a black canvas. This beautiful video documents his process, watching him drip, blow, brush, and smearing his paints while reflecting on his life, intent, mistakes, and improvisation.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Pasadena, CA-based illustrator Soey Milk has a flair for the dark and the romantic, depicting lovely young women in various erotic configurations. Soey's delicate graphite sketches and detailed oil paintings of doe-eyed ladies create a unique narrative world that is at once tender and strange.