Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Always a favorite in the Juxtapoz office, Parra just opened a new solo show at Ruttkowski 68 Gallery in Cologne, Germany, titled And Wait For Something to Happen. The show features 11 paintings, 11 drawings, and porcelain editions made in collaboration with the great Case Studyo. The work again shows the Amsterdam-based Parra's bold, powerful, confident, and simply elegant work, and playful subject matter.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 20, 2013
All month long, in conjunction with our Beastie Boys special issue, we have been asking some of our friends about their favorite BB's memories. The other day we talked to Jeremy Fish, and today, we spoke with Amsterdam-based Parra about his experience growing up with the Beasties. As we expected, there is skateboarding involved...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 16, 2013
Friend of the family and Amsterdam-based Parra will be opening a new solo show, Il Senso di Colpa (The Guilt), at Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan, Italy on May 27, 2013. The exhibit consists in seven medium-sized canvases, ten watercolors, four black and white drawings as well as two sculptures.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 01, 2013
Yes, it was a quick month (no Leap Year here), and we are here again to announce another new issue of Juxtapoz. In our April 2013 issue, we are proud to feature legendary fine artist Ralph Steadman and his longtime collaborations with friend Hunter S. Thompson. With contributions from former Rolling Stone editor, Ben Fong-Torres, X-Files creator Chris Carter, and Jux writer Nathan Spoor, we are proud to help usher in a year of celebrating one of the most iconic artists of our times, Mr Ralph Steadman.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 25, 2013
Case Studyo has published “Lay Down – Lay it all down”, a new porcelain sculpture by dutch artist Parra. A new figure true to Parra’s world of hybrid, surreal characters. The title of the work is derived from the iconic song Lay Down 'from the 60's hippie era by' Melanie.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Amsterdam-based Parra, a former Juxtapoz cover artist who will also be featured in our upcoming April 2013 issue, is set to open Tracy Had A Hard Sunday, a group of new paintings at Jonathan LeVine Gallery opening on February 23, 2013. The show will be the Dutch artist's first in NYC since 2006.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Our friend Parra, former cover artist and getting set for an exhibition in NYC at Jonathan LeVine in the coming month, just released a t-shirt with our brothers at Thrasher Magazine today. Nothing says a good time like having a skateboard in the ... wait a second...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
Last week, we stopped by the opening reception of Dutch artist, Parra’s latest solo exhibition Kind Regrets. This is a stunning, clean new body of work which consists of several large paintings in Parra’s bold and vibrant signature style we love so much, as well as some smaller drawings on paper and a few new prints. Photos and More after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 21, 2012
We have had a chance to see a bunch of Dutch artist Parra in California this year. First, it was his massive mural and first US museum showing at the SFMOMA that was outstanding, and now, he is back on the West Coast. He will open a new series of works, Kind Regrets, at HVW8 Gallery, featuring acrylic on canvas works and pen on paper.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
“As he pierces her with brutal force” is no understatement with Dutch artist Parra’s depiction of a harsh necking in his first collaboration with pop art brand Kidrobot. The 10-inch vinyl sculpture is a dramatization of eroticism and dominance, with beaked creatures pecking away at each other in a menagerie gloss and matte. The forceful embrace is an ode to romance novel covers that even Fabio might be turned on by depending on what angle he views it from.