More stories from the week that ended on Nov 10 (click on bolded words for more information): Newly completed piece from James Jean – Enoki II – on three canvases, sized at 72″ x 90″ Nazi-looted art valued at over a billion dollars discovered in Munich apartment during raid. Bavarian authorities handling case under sharp criticism. Family spots their painting on TV and puts in a claim. Knoedler and Company may have knowingly bought fakes. Cornell University to return 10,000 ancient tablets that may have […]
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Fans of the incomparable James Jean (interviewed) probably have noticed that he has been on a sabatical recently. But, the good news is there have been signs of life recently. Along with the release of his iBook, and the revival of his Instagram (including a cool animation), he also recently shared a new tumblr site showcasing new and old works. Head over there now to check out all the goodness, some of which is sampled below… Discuss James Jean here.
Instagram recently introduced their video feature, not many people were getting too excited over it. But, one month after the update, much more people are appreciating and using it. Artists, galleries, art collectors and enthusiasts are only some of them. While the old photo feature was very helpful when it comes to sharing new works, projects, plans, sketches, the video feature gives IG users a chance to explore things deeper, show more details, show the creative process, literally show wider picture of things, and even […]
For those who missed out on the sold out limited edition catalogue from James Jean (interviewed) detailing his show earlier this year at New York’s Tilton Gallery (covered), here is your chance to get ahold of a digital version. Pressure Printing recently released the Parallel Lives iBook (here), which not only provides an overview of the stellar set of works he created for the exhibition, but also includes fascinating and extensive in-process photos of the paintings. For those interested, take a look at more preview images below and head over […]
As the followup exhibition to a highly successful and popular solo presentation by Jen Stark, Martha Otero presents a group show featuring artists from its solid roster, as well as some additional guests. Named after the Roman writer, architect, engineer, and soldier, Vitruvius includes work by Jonathan Brand, Gregory Euclide, Jacob Hashimoto, James Jean, Saelee Oh, Alexander Tarrant, and Eric White. Vitruvius was a esteemed and revered renaissance man who kept to the spirit of the past, but with a innovative and creative drive that […]
Last night, James Jean (interviewed) premiered his latest body of work at New York’s Tilton Gallery. Entitled Parallel Lives, this amazing collection of works demonstrated the full spectrum of talent and techniques that makes James one of the hottest artists over the past decade. Hours before the opening, hundreds of people were lined to get in to see the show and to grab a copy of the limited edition monograph (here). As previewed in our studio visit and installation shots, this recent series is a variable cornucopia […]
For those of you who weren’t able to make it to the James Jean’s (interviewed) show opening tonight at the Tilton Gallery in New York, you have another way to get a look at the work. Pressure Printing has just released the catalog documenting Parallel Lives in an edition of 1000 that’s signed and numbered. There’s 56 glorious pages reproducing every drawing, painting and mixed media work in the show (which we gave you a glimpse of in our studio visit). Purchase it here now for only $38 if you are […]
The eagle has landed… Yes, James Jean (interviewed) is back in New York and currently neck deep installing his show Parallel Lives at Tilton Gallery. AM had the pleasure to hang out with JJ as he set up his creations at this unique duplex exhibition space. From our afternoon enjoying this new body of work, we can tell you that there’s something special brewing as we’re confident that there something for every art lover. The show opens this Wednesday night at 6pm, so don’t miss out if […]
After a four year long wait, the LA-based James Jean (interviewed) makes his return to New York City with a solo at the Tilton Gallery. Entitled Parallel Lives, JJ created a fresh series of works for fans in the city where he completed his training (SVA) and started his journey in the arts. The highly anticipated exhibition will kick off on January 9th and we’ll bring you all a look at the opening action, but until then enjoy this inside look into James’ studio as he prepared for the show […]
One of the most anticipated shows leading off 2013 will be James Jean’s (interviewed) move to New York City for his newest solo show at Tilton Gallery. Entitled Parallel Lives, the exhibition will be his second large body of work put on display in the Big Apple since 2009 (covered). The show runs from January 9th to February 16th. Photo by @atarrant. Discuss this show here. Discuss James Jean here.