January 2015 Issue Preview w/ Dan Witz, Ryan McGinness, Kazu and More

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Juxtapoz is proud to both kick off the 2015 year with a cover story on Brooklyn-based fine artist Dan Witz in our print edition. But we are even more proud that it will be released at our booth at Scope Art Fair Miami Beach and on shelves around the world during the holiday shopping rush. Witz is overdue for the cover, with his mosh pit paintings and unique street art being enjoyed by collectors and readers for over two decades. 

RYAN MCGINNESS "Community Identity Stability" @ Quint Gallery, La Jolla

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 10, 2014
Quint Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of RYAN MCGINNESS: COMMUNITY IDENTITY STABILITY, which will feature ten new paintings and ten monoprint lithographs from stone, published by Edition Copenhagen. The paintings represent a quiet contemplation by McGinness on his work from the past ten years. They combine elements from past bodies of work into “studio views,” or paintings within paintings. 

Signs, 2014 by Ryan McGinness

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Remember being a rowdy young teenager, skating around where you know you weren’t allowed, thinking about stealing road signs and knocking down mailboxes? Of course both those things are illegal but what if those street signs were pieces of art and worth something more than just a hidden collection of felonies on your bedroom wall? Ryan McGinness has created just that congruently with New York City’s Department of Transportation in his new project Signs, 2014. 

Ryan McGinness "Figure Drawings" @ Pace Prints, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Ryan McGinness: Figure Drawings is a continuation of the artist’s Women series, which began in 2010. Drawing directly from nude models, McGinness approaches these drawings in the same manner in which he creates his signature undulating and layered icons. He begins with sketches, and refines those drawings down into their basic and most essential forms. In the Women series, the artist simultaneously embraces the inherent sensuality of his models through their graceful lines and gentle curves, while allowing his iconic drawings to be less about the individual woman and more about presentations of universal womanhood.

Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Back in 2009, Ryan McGinness installed a mural of painting panels at the entryway at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. Now as a follow-up, McGinness and the museum will open "Studio Visit" on January 25, 2014, a three-part exhibition, the first gallery will provide a glimpse of McGinness’s studio practice, the second will display a selection of the objects McGinness chose from the museum collection alongside his sketches and final image, and the last portion will show early works the artist made while growing up in Virginia Beach.

The Armory Show 2013: Pace Prints @ Modern Fair

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 10, 2013
One of our favorite booths from the entire weekend of fairs in NYC was the Pace Prints booth at The Armory Show's Modern Fair. Pace featured works from Keith Haring, Wangechi Mutu, Shepard Fairey, Erik Parker, Ryan McGinness, Yoshitomo Nara, Hockney, and Chuck Close.

Art Basel 2012: Miami Project

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
On Tuesday night, Juxtapoz attended the opening of the brand new Miami Project art fair, featuring a fantastic list of artists including Cooper Cole, Richard Heller, Quint Contemporary, Eric Firestone, Marx & Zavattero, Eli Ridgway, 101/Exhibit, Kopelkin and more. Here is what we saw...

Ryan McGinness' Women

Erotica // Monday, September 17, 2012
For his third solo exhibition with Quint Contemporary Art in La Jolla, CA, New York-based artist Ryan McGinness presents "Women: New (Re)Presentations." In this diverse collection of work based on the academic tradition of nude figure drawing, McGinness uses a variety of mediums and canvases to deconstruct the female form, reducing it to its most basic and sensual elements. The show runs through Nov. 3rd, 2012.

Opening: Ryan McGinness "Women" @ Quint Contemporary Art, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
Opening Saturday evening at Quint Contemporary Art in San Diego is an solo exhibition featuring Ryan McGinness titled Women: New (Re) Presentations. The show is comprised of a series of works McGinness has been producing over the last few years experimenting with the representations of the female nude, delineating the long-standing subject in Western art into essential geometric forms in a variety of mediums...

Art Basel: Wynwood Walls at Night

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 01, 2011
We took the long, one block hike from the Underbelly Project preview to check out all the murals of Wynwood Walls, which were nicely lit for those who wanted to take some night shots. Ryan McGinness, Retna, Date Farmers, How and Nosm, Interesni Kazki, Saner, Jeff Soto, Shepard Fairey, and huge roster of others all have murals in the Wynwood area.
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