"Steer Ahead," A Group Exhibit to Benefit CAMP2E @ Soze Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 18, 2014
Tonight, April 18th, 2014, Soze Gallery is pleased to present “Steer Ahead,” a group exhibition featuring custom painted real steer skulls by over a dozen artists, as well as works on paper of each steer head sketch. All proceeds from the sales of steer head drawings will go directly to fund CAMP2E...

In L.A.: Victor Castillo, Mauricio Garrido & Claudia Pena @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
A few weeks back, while the Juxtapoz team was in Los Angeles for the LA Art Book Fair, we stopped by the opening of Victor Castillo's newest work, "Pure Pleasure," along with Mauricio Garrido and Claudia Pena at Merry Karnowsky Gallery. Castillo once again was in top form, not only with a few paintings in the front of the gallery, but his dynamic black and white serigraph pieces were showstoppers unto themselves, along with a beautiful mural in the back of the gallery.

Victor Castillo "Pure Pleasure" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 30, 2014
Following "Under Heavy Measures" last year, Victor Castillo (featured in our March, 2013 issue) returns to Merry Karnowsky Gallery with Pure Pleasure, featuring 12 black-and-white paintings on paper and a large-scale mural installation that emphasize the artist's deft hand and brilliant compositions. Pure Pleasure is a pause, a departure...

Issue Preview: March 2013 w/ Mike Shine, Curtis Kulig, Victor Castillo, and Pat Perry

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 12, 2013
As the March 2013 issue hits newsstands this week, we are very pleased to give you an inside look at the features and content in the magazine this month. Not only do we get brought into the riddle-filled world of Mike Shine and his new Flotsam's Harvest exhibition opening in SF this March, we catch up with Curtis Kulig, Pat Perry, Peter Sutherland, Victor Castillo, Caitlin Hackett, Mary Iverson, Hamburger Eyes, Jean-Pierre Roy, and Daehyun Kim.

IN L.A.: Victor Castillo @ Merry Karnowsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Victor Castillo’s latest solo exhibition opened this past weekend at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition featured 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures. Photos and more after the jump.

Preview: Victor Castillo "Under Heavy Measures" @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
As you will soon see in our March 2013 issue, we have a great 12-page feature with Los Angeles-based Victor Castillo. We like to call this perfect timing; Saturday, February 2, Castillo will open Under Heavy Measures at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition features 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures.

IN L.A.: Crucifixion group show @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We stopped by Corey Helford Gallery for their latest exhibition “Crucifixion,” a group exhibition inspired by the images and symbolic influence of the crucifixion. The exhibition features new works from Glenn Barr, Ray Caesar, Victor Castillo, Ron English, Natalia Fabia, Korin Faught, Sarah Folkman, Nancy Fouts, Eric Joyner, Benjamin Bryce Kelley, Maria Kreyn, Marco Mazzoni, Buff Monster, Annie Owens, Michael Page, Chris Pugliese, Candice Tripp, Mark Dean Veca, Nicola Verlato, Tom Neely, Lola, Tom Bagshaw, and Amy Sol.

Pardee's Picks: The Work of Victor Castillo

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
What colors should our dreams be? If your response were based upon the paintings of Chilean-born painter Victor Castillo, the answer might be "the colors that don't exist". In reality, I know that answer is an oxymoron, but in regards to Victor's lush and haunting paintings, it makes perfect sense.

In L.A.: GIG @ Warner Bros. Records

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 26, 2012
Last week we attend the opening of “Gig” a group exhibition of gig posters based on the artists ideal fantasy gig for musicians through out the history of Warner Bros. Records. The exhibition was curated by Michael Coleman, Norman Wonderly, Frank Maddocks and Michael Nunez, featuring works by Aiko, Hydro74, Jesse LeDoux, Andy Mueller, Jermaine Rogers, Justin Van Noy, and countless others.

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