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.
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.
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.
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.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Fruit of the Doom, new works by Paris-based artist Ludo in what will be his debut solo exhibition in New York. In conjunction with Fruit of the Doom, Ludo will be creating public street interventions at multiple locations in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn...
Graffiti // Monday, February 17, 2014
Horfe’s “F’ bails the “F” out on the rest of his letter companions. Would that then read Horee?
Street Art // Saturday, January 25, 2014
Parisian public artist, OX, has installed two new pieces in the street of Paris, often interacting with the surrounding environment in different manners. Working predominantly with billboards, OX’s work cleverly and subtly creates various visual effects depending on the location.