Preview: Paul Insect "Out of Chaos" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 26, 2012
"I can't pretend I'm not in love with Paul Insect a little bit, but not in a gay way," says Damien Hirst. Well, if that isn't the way to kick off our time back in the office this morning, previewing May 2007 cover artist Paul Insect's new show at Opera Gallery in NYC and hearing love poems from Damien Hirst, well, then, we don't know what will do it for us. Insect's Out of Chaos opens this Thursday, November 29.

Preview: Dave Kinsey "Everything At Once" @ Joshua Liner, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 22, 2012
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Everything at Once, an exhibition of over thirty intense, high-energy paintings and works on paper by Los Angeles-based artist Dave Kinsey. This is Kinsey’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. As the show title suggests, Kinsey attempts to convey a world gone made with media, perpetual conflict, and a sense of the mounting struggle between the urban and natural worlds.

Opening: Adam Parker Smith "Forever 21" @ Ever Gold, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 09, 2012
Ever Gold Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Adam Parker Smith entitled, Forever 21. In his second solo show with the gallery, Smith presents a collection of works that metamorphous from prank like shrugs into finely calibrated tools for the imperceptible transfer of ideas. The exhibition opens tonight, November 9, in San Francisco.

Preview: Josh Keyes "The Circus and The Sea" @ Roq La Rue, Seattle

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 09, 2012
As we noted on the site the other day, tonight, Friday, November 9, Portland-based fine artist, Josh Keyes, opens a new solo show, The Circus and The Sea, at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. Today we have a nice preview, as well as noting that Mr Keyes will release a new print, Exodus I, available only to walk in's to the gallery starting at 5pm on November 9th.

Preview: Christian Rex van Minnen "Fever Dream" @ Copro Gallery, Santa Monica

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
We showed you the eerie, dysfunctional works of Christian Rex van Minnen on the site last week, and we are excited that the artist will open Fever Dream at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica this Saturday, November 10. On the same night, Copro opens works by Adam Miller and Bill Norrby. 

Exclusive Preview: Kris Lewis @ David B Smith Gallery, Denver

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
We have been looking forward to a new body of work from Kris Lewis, and we are excited this morning to show you new paintings from his upcoming exhibition at David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, opening Friday, November 9. Lewis' new work again shows a rare talent in both surreal and photoreal portrait art, with each portrait shown here an oil on canvas or panel work.

René Garcia, Jr. "Badass" @ Project One, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
René Garcia, Jr. returns to Project One with a new collection of sensational glitter works that celebrate the iconography of awesomeness. Badass is an unmistakable state of being defined by attitude, audacity, and authenticity. It is a title hard- earned, reserved for the strong. Don’t be fooled by poseurs. The exhibition opens on November 14 in San Francisco.

Issue Preview: December 2012 w/ Conor Harrington, Futura, Nicola Verlato

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The end of year brings us to our closing issue of 2012, and who better than London-based Conor Harrington to grace the cover for a second time (scoring at home, October 2008 was his first cover). We lean heavily on painters and fine artists this issue with pieces on Nicola Verlato, Futura, Julie Heffernan, Marco Mazzoni, Grady Gordon, and Gregory Euclide, plus conversations with Jen Stark, Bob Dob, and a photo essay from the heart of Johannesburg.

Preview: Mike Parillo "Reckless Optimism" @ CES Contemporary, Laguna Beach

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Mike Parillo, a respected commercial artist for the snowboard industry for the past two decades, has spent the last ten years crafting a new language. This November 10, he steps into the contemporary art world with both feet as he presents his first full body of work, Reckless Optimism, composed of sixteen new works, at CES Contemporary in Laguna Beach.

Preview: Vanessa Prager "Hours" @ Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Richard Heller Gallery is pleased to present Hours, the first solo exhibition at the Santa Monica gallery for Los Angeles-based artist, Vanessa Prager. She will be exhibiting a series of ballpoint pen drawings on music paper, most of which look like cinematic scenes of modern day noir. The exhibition opens on November 10, 2012.

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