In Pictures: Ken Sortais (aka Cony) @ Galerie Celal, Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Our friend and contributor Henrik Haven recently went and checked out Ken Sortais' (aka Cony from PAL crew) show, Les Peregrinations De Si Atroce, at Galerie Celal in Paris. Check it out!

Preview: FUTURA "Introspective" @ Magda Danysz Gallery, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
FUTURA is set to open a new body of abstract works at Magda Danyz Gallery in Paris in an exhibition entitled "Introspective." We follow FUTURA's awesome Instagram account, and he has always had a great eye and interesting approach to painting. From his signature character that we had on our cover in 2005, to Art In Streets, an international influencer in graffiti, we love these new works.  

Horfe & Ken Sortais's "Biolensu" @ Palais De Tokyo, Paris

Graffiti // Monday, June 09, 2014
Frequent contributors, Horfe and Ken Sortais have a new exhibition opening this week entitled "BIOLENSU" at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. In part of the “Project Lasco, ” the two Parisian artists will be presenting new work that is commonly in an extremely loose animation style.

Jessica Harrison "Flash" @ LJ Gallery, Paris

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 29, 2014
The exhibition entitled "FLASH" in reference to flash tattoo, is a reflection on the tattoo as body modification imparting human skin (front and back) , from the writings of the philosopher Michel Serres speaking of the skin as a tapestry "tied" on both front and back. In his new series of porcelain figurines transformed entitled " The Painted Ladies "skin girls is entirely covered in traditional tattoos. Through another series of ceramics, more raw this time, Jessica worked imaging tattoo resuming its most symbolic motifs in 3 dimensions (heart, skull, rose, etc.)...

Corita Kent "but, there is only one thing that has power" @ Galerie Allen, Paris

Design // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Galerie Allen in Paris has extended the exhibtion, "But, There is Only One Thing That Has Power," the works of Sister Corita Kent through May 3rd, 2014. If you don't know Corita Kent's amazing silkscreen works, she used her distinct style for many social causes in the 1960s and beyond. As her Wiki page states, "In 1962 Corita began using popular culture as raw material for her work.Her screen prints often incorporated the archetypical product of brands of American consumerism alongside spiritual texts. . . "

Tom Sachs "American Handmade Paintings" @ Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 28, 2014
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is pleased to announce Jux favorite Tom Sachs’s seventh solo exhibition in the Marais gallery titled, American Handmade Paintings. The choice of this title is anchored in specific aspects that are dear to Sachs’s creative universe; his use of the American landscape as iconography and his endeavor to draw our attention to the way the works are made.

Drawing on Book Covers with Gideon Kiefer

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 21, 2014
We stumbled across the great works of Ghent, Belgium-based Gideon Kiefer today, who draws fantastic scenes inside book cover jackets. Each work is constructed with pencil, gouache and ballpoint pen. His work will be on display at Drawing Now Paris, which you can visit March 25—30, 2014 at Espace Commines in Paris.

"Cheers" by L'Outsider

Graffiti // Friday, March 21, 2014
From a distance this “Cheers” painted by L'Outsider in Paris looks like it was painted directly onto this billboard, however each letter is actually a piece of wood set slightly off the surface.

Zoer and Velvet's "Perpetuum Mobile” @ Openspace, Paris

Graffiti // Friday, March 14, 2014
Last week, Zoer and Velvet opened their collaborative exhibition “Perpetuum Mobile” at Openspace Gallery in Paris. These two have been working together on the streets and in the studio, creating beautifully detailed abstract paintings. We compiled some pictures found around the web and it looks like an exceptional exhibition. 

Alex Katz "45 YEARS OF PORTRAITS. 1969-2014" @ Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
We know, we know, Alex Katz may be just a tad too fine art establishment for our daily feed on the site, but I have always found his work to be remarkable every time I see it at one of the large art fairs we visit each year. We are sure to see some of this paintings at the Armory Show this week, but if you happen to be in Paris, Katz has what appears to be a wonderful exhibition, "45 Years of Portraits, 1969—2014," at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac up through July 2014. Go check it. 

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