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Upcoming: Frank Gonzales – “Habitat” @ Beals & Abbate

Coming up next month, the Beals & Abbate Gallery in New Mexico will be hosting a solo exhibition from Frank Gonzales. Last year around the same time, the New York-based artist also presented a selection of his paintings of beautifully rendered scenes of nature, infused with an abstract overlays. From these preview images, it looks like this year will be no different when Habitat opens on Friday, September 28th. Discuss Frank Gonzales here.

Streets: Yayoi Kusama – New York (Part II)

After sharing one public arts project in New York from Yayoi Kusama with you earlier this week (here), we now turn our attention to the collaboration with Louis Vuitton on a fashion line entitled Infinitely Kusama. The artist’s renowned spots and vegetation tentacles currently adorn LV’s flagship store on the corner of 5th Ave. Similar to Takashi Murakami, whose Multicolore motif wrapped the retail space in 2008, Yayoi’s circles adorn the the exterior as well as the interior window installation. If you look closer, you may see a startling life like replica of the […]

Streets: Outside Lands (Part II) – Dabs Myla (San Francisco)

Dabs Myla, whose print we are are currently running a contest giveaway for here, recently headed north for the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco. We already shared some photos of the magical piece Skinner painted for the event, but now check out these photos from the Australian duo in the photo set below… Photo credit: Berlin Tomas. Discuss Dabs Myla here.

Upcoming: Jeremy Geddes @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Showing alongside long time friend and collaborator Ashley Wood, the Australia-based Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) will be coming stateside for one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year. When the exhibition opens, the piece seen above entitled Miserere 1 depicting what seems to be some sort of spaceship or satellite will be on display as part of a series of ten paintings. Even more exciting will be the larger paintings like A Perfect Vacuum that will greet fans who will be visiting the New York showspace come October. […]

Releases: James Jean – “Duelist”

Described as “a love triangle for the ages, confounding flesh and reason, for all eternity,” James Jean’s (featured) new limited edition offering is printed on silk. The nine color silkscreen print is 36 x 36″, produced in a run of 100, and comes with signed and embossed certificate of authenticity. Our astute readers will notice that the imagery for this new scarf comes from one of the pieces, Duelist, displayed at our City Of Fire exhibition in Beverly Hills. Purchase it here. Discuss James Jean here.

Showing: Matt Small – “Seen and Heard” @ Blackall Studios

Last week, UK-based painter Matt Small (interviewed) opened a new solo show at  Lackall Studios in London with a new body of work derived from his experiences while working on a youth empowerment project. Entitled Seen and Heard, the exhibition consisted of a series of portraits rendered in Small’s characteristic swirl of colors and attempts to bring a positive light to a subgroup of society that is often viewed negatively. Contact Moniker Projects for those interested in adding a piece to their collection. Photo credit of the show: Ian Cox. Discuss […]

Releases / Contests: Dabs Myla – “THE GOOD LIFE” Print

The Los Angeles-based husband and wife duo, Dabs Myla, recently released a six color silkscreen print with Poster Child Prints of what they consider the THE GOOD LIFE. The edition is limited to 150, signed and numbered, 14 x 18 inches, and come priced at $75. If interested, head over to PCP here to add this to your collection. Also, we will be giving away one of these to a lucky reader.  Just leave a comment below about what you consider “The Good Life” to […]

Upcoming: Jeff Soto – “Decay and Overgrowth” @ Jonathan LeVine

After sharing with you a glimpse of the upcoming showing from Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) at Jonathan LeVine in September, we turn our attention to one of the other artists who is also showing concurrently at the New York showspace – Jeff Soto (interviewed). For Decay and Overgrowth, Jeff returns to the gallery that housed his last major solo showing back in 2010 (covered). We’ve seen some of the paintings last week when we stopped by his studio and will be bringing you a more in-depth look soon, but […]

Streets: Outside Lands (Part I) – Skinner (San Francisco)

Not only did the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco feature a great lineup of musicians (Neil Young, Santigold, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, and more), a select group of artists were also invited in to paint some murals. For the 5th annual event, Juxtapoz invited in Skinner, Dabs Myla, Curve, Brett Amory, Chez, Apex, Marcos LaFarga, Pastime, Satyr, Diet, Sam Flores, Nate Van Dyke and Eos Montana to paint in and around the festival grounds. Our man on scene, Berlin Tomas, was able to capture Skinner at work […]

Showing: Candice Tripp – “Petit Mal @ Black Rat Gallery

Last month, London was treated to a new solo showing from Candice Tripp (interviewed) at Black Rat Projects entitled Petit Mal. The new paintings are some of her best and darkest yet, featuring her masked adolescents participating in bizarre scenarios as if from a bad nightmare. This horror-infused imagery is further enhanced with a layer of awkward social interaction from the subjects leading one to wonder what more there is to the story that can only seen through the lens of a moment in time captured by the painting. Rounding out […]