Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 08, 2014
We recently stopped by New Image Art for the opening reception of “This Crazy Life,” a group exhibition featuring Gregory Bojorquez, Patrick Martinez, and Michael Vasquez. Each piece in the show encompasses the commonalities of the rough lifestyles that are faced on a day-to-day-bases in inner/urban cities. Photos and more after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 06, 2014
There is a great show open right now in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area called New Neon: Light, Paint, and Photography at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, featuring a roster of California and international artists that work in and around the medium of neon light and paint. Not only is our very own contributing writer Kristin Farr in the exhibition, but Juxtapoz favorites like Richard Colman, Kill Pixie, Patrick Martinez, Amir Fallah and otheres all made their way into the great show. It is open through February 23, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
This past November, former Juxtapoz feature Patrick Martinez opened a solo exhibit of all new works at a new contemporary exhibition space, Public Functionary in Minneapolis. The exhibit, titled, "Buy Now Cry Later," includes 17 original neon works and paintings. Exhibit subject matter follows Martinez's ongoing exploration of his home city and societal, "American" issues while interweaving personal anecdotes, several of the pieces are autobiographical. The show is on its final days, closing on December 20.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Juxtapoz' contributing photo editor Estevan Oriol just passed along this video he shot documenting the studio practice of fellow Los Angeles artist Patrick Martinez. "I met Patrick back in the days when we both were working with Rime Magazine Oriol says. "Mister Cartoon and I have since then have worked with him on many projects and also with our company S.A. Studios. He did the lay out 2 of my books 1979 for Adidas and L.A. Woman for Drago Publishing as well as designs for Joker Brand and the "Righteous Kill" movie poster campaign, to name a few.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the opening reception of “Lovely Day” Patrick Martinez’s latest solo exhibition at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. The show featured paintings, works in neon, and installations featuring vending machines. Photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Los Angeles based fine artist Patrick Martinez, known for his neon works and paintings of contemporary urban youth, is set to open a new solo show, Lovely Day, at Known Gallery this Saturday, June 16. Todd Mazer stopped by Martinez' studio for some beautiful shots of both inspiration and process.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Juxtapoz friend and past featured artist, Patrick Martinez, just opened a body of new works, Reel Tawk, at Loft In Space in Honolulu, Hawaii. Martinez' works have always been inspired by Los Angeles store front signage, but this show is inspired by the current state of affairs in America.
Graffiti // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Opening on Saturday at Known Gallery in Los Angeles, Assorted Flavor, is a group show featuring the work of Jason Jagel, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Saber, Push, Augustine Kofie, and Kevin Ancell. Nice lineup of artists, sure to please your eyes.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 13, 2011
Known Gallery will be opening a group show on Saturday, June 18, called Assorted Flavor, featuring works from Jason Jagel, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Saber, Push, Augustine Kofie, and Kevin Ancell. All have been featured in the magazine before, so we are looking forward to this one.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Ward of the State: Tony Ward, Artists’ Muse, a group exhibition curated by Robert Standish of works centered on shared muse, highlights a diverse collection of images by artists whose lives and careers have at various points been impacted by Ward, as subject, muse and myth.