Juxtapoz // Monday, September 15, 2014
A long-awaited event to start the new season: the third solo exhibition of works by Jules de Balincourt. His show, in our gallery in the Marais, has the beguiling title Blue Hours and includes fifteen new paintings. This ‘Michel Houellebecq’ of painting, as Jean-Marc Bustamante calls him, explores private themes that evoke architecture, travel, human migrations and artificial places, in a floating, idealised and escapist atmosphere with hints of a pervading vulnerability.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Leif Podhajsky, who is featured in our August 2014 issue (on newsstands now), will be opening an exhibition at Galerie Hors-Champs in Paris this Thursday, July 24th, 2014. "The creative peak of album covers lasted from the late 60s throughout the 70s. If visual artist Leif Podhajsky currently has such a reputation, it certainly stems from the sudden interest in the new generations are to psychedelia...
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 23, 2014
A few weeks ago, we showed you a preview of FUTURA's new exhbition, "Introspective" at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris. Our friend Butterfly was over in Paris on opening night and caught a few great shots of the crowd and some of the new abstract and character works from the famed NYC artist.
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!
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.
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.
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.)...
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. . . "
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.
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.