Love, Longing & Loss in Seattle and NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 23, 2012
Love, Longing & Loss just opened in in New York City and Seattle that features new work from 13 of Seattle's most exciting emerging artists. Brought together by Seattle collective x17, this extraordinary collection examines themes of love and loss, its subjects ranging from ethereal figures and incendiary gypsies to broken hearted monsters.

The Work of Seattle's Adam Jaxon

Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 19, 2012
Gorgeous, high contrast vixens and muses from Seattle Art Institute graduate Adam Jaxon. Sharp, crisp portrayals of icons and beauties with a hint of darkness.

Eye on Seattle: Chris Crites

Illustration // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Chris Crites' startling series of mug shots reveals the essential humanity of the dehumanized criminal, reduced to a series of numbers and a list of offenses and locked away from sight. Using paper bags as a canvas and deftly exploiting the material's sharp folds and wrinkles, Crites provides a new context for these criminal portraits, employing a disposable frame for socially disposable people

Eye on Seattle: Stacey Rozich

Illustration // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The mysterious creatures and dark folk narratives of Stacey Rozich's illustrations pack a visceral punch, depicting an unfamiliar yet captivating mythology unique to Rozich's imagination, her clean lines and bold colors skillfully imbuing each illustration with its own self-contained story in the context of a larger mythos.

Eye on Seattle: Michelle Anderst

Illustration // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Michelle Anderst's intricate and unique synthesis of the botanical, the mechanical, and the anatomical truly exemplifies the Victorian spirit of observation, celebrating an intense fascination with the natural world and the parallels between machine efficiency and the inner-workings of living organisms.

Eye on Seattle: Chris Sheridan

Illustration // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Seattle-based figurative painter Chris Sheridan's rich, expressive body of work, "Shadows, Persona, and Trickery," traces the thread of the human spirit through the ages, exploring the spiritual elements and religious symbols that framed our ancestors' lives.

Deuce 7 @ FlatColor Gallery, Seattle

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 23, 2011
Here is a selection of work that train aficionado and “streaker tweaker”, Deuce 7 recently showed at FlatColor Gallery in Seattle, Washington. Much of the work is still available and on view through December 31, 2011.

In Illustration: The Work of Arbito

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Arbito is an artist, ?illustrator and designer liv­ing in Seattle. Born and raised in Washington State,  his illustrations are playfully bubbily, animated and full of life.

Eric Yahnker "Cracks of Dawn" at Kunsthalle LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 21, 2011
You there, reading this blog on a computer at work, wasting your employers time and money, and on their own equipment no less, we want you to meet Eric Yahnker. Look at his graphite drawings. They are over 6' tall, and you can't appreciate it in pixels, especially in Internet Explorer (that those dudes in IT are making you use)...

The Art of Brion Nuda Rosch

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 20, 2011
For a long time, we have looked at Brion Nuda Rosch from a distance with admiration for some of his more simple, conceptual pieces. After seening Rosch's solo showing at Baer Ridgway in San Francisco in 2009, Rosch's work came alive, and nuances that are not so immediate on screen became so in person. More after the jump . . .
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