Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 11, 2009
It’s been said that Patrick Martinez’ work sheds light on “the phenomenology of his surroundings.” As evidenced by his answers to my questions below, Patrick’s personal philosophy clearly embodies the very meaning of phenomenology—as his keen self-awareness and interest in the development of human consciousness reveals itself in his work. Beyond being a good guy, Patrick Martinez is a great artist pleased to share his talent in the name of rebuilding Detroit.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 17, 2009
Patrick Martinez killed it with his latest show, You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It at FIFTY24LA Gallery. The Los Angeles based artist culled influence from him surrounding to take a fresh look at social, economic, and political realities facing our country.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 11, 2009
Scion's Installation 5 national art tour is wrapping up with the final show at the Culver City gallery, opening this weekend, September 12th. This year’s theme has been self portraits and has yielded considerable talent, attention, and fun.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 07, 2009
You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It is the freshest solo show coming from LA-based artist Patrick Martinez this week.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 20, 2009
Not only is this image part of Patrick Martinez' upcoming art show, You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It, but it also makes for one sick tee, part of Upper Playground's fresh August tee line.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Los Angeles based artist Patrick Martinez has a solid solo show lined up to debut at FIFTY24LA, titled You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It. Word. Opening September 10th, Patrick put together a preview of works he’ll showcase at the show.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 05, 2009
You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It. That has gotta be one of the best show titles we’ve heard in a while. It also marks the name of a new collection of works by Los Angeles based artist Patrick Martinez.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 02, 2009
Scion’s Installation 5 Art Tour, which will benefit Creative Capital, arrives in Portland, OR in August.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 10, 2009
Patrick Martinez is a Los Angeles-based painter and illustrator who posses a raw yet accessible style rooted in political and social critique. Patrick recently got together with Vimby for a video interview.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Scion’s Installation 5 Art Tour will arrive in Minneapolis, MN on April 3rd on the heels of a successful tour stop in Phoenix, AZ. The opening reception will take place April 3rd from 7pm – 11pm at Rogue Buddha Gallery (owned by Nicholas Harper who is one of Installation’s featured artists). Artists J.Shea, Codak and Eye One will be in attendance along with music provided by DJs Jonathan Ackerman and Millions Billions.