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Openings: “20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz” @ LAMAG

Last weekend in Los Angeles, alongside Robert Williams’ amazing new exhibition (covered), a group show celebrating 20 years of Juxtapoz also opened to the public. Curated by Andrew Hosner from Thinkspace and Gary Pressman from Copro Gallery, the showing featured artists, emerging and established, who have graced the pages of the trailblazing magazine. Participants included Aaron Horkey, Aaron Nagel, Adam Caldwell, Adam Miller, Alex Yanes, Amy Sol, Andrew Hem, Andrew Schoultz, Andy Kehoe, Anthony Ausgang, Aron Wiesenfeld, Audrey Kawasaki, Bezt,, Billy Norrby, Brendan Monroe, Brett Amory, Brian M. Viveros, bumblebeelovesyou, C215, Candice Tripp, Chet Zar, Chris […]

Basel Week Miami ’14 / Previews: Thinkspace @ SCOPE

Thinkspace will be returning to SCOPE during Art Basel Week Miami with work from their extensive roster of artists. Along with mini-solo shows from Glenn Barr and Andy Kehoe, the Los Angeles-based gallery will be sharing new work from Adam Caldwell, Alex Yanes, BEZT, Brian M. Viveros, Curiot, David Cooley, Jacub Gagnon, Jeremy Fish, Joao Ruas, Margaret Keane, Nosego, Sainer, Sergio Garcia, Troy Coulterman, and Yosuke Ueno. Along with this, they are also planning a large wall of 12×12 inch works from a long list of artists they have worked with […]

Openings: Jacub Gagnon – “World’s Collide” @ Thinkspace

Last weekend, AM stopped by Thinkspace to check out the almost sold-out solo from Jacub Gagnon (interviewed) entitled World’s Collide. Painted against a black background, the surreal portraits of his chosen creatures really pop and seem even more vivid. Full of whimsy and imaginative touches, you can see the Toronto-based artist thought carefully about each element of the pieces, from title to composition. Take a look at more photos from the opening below. Discuss this show here. Discuss Jacub Gagnon here.

Previews: Jacub Gagnon – “World’s Collide” @ Thinkspace

Looking ahead to June, one of the exhibitions we will be looking forward to comes from Jacub Gagnon’s (interviewed) return (see 2012) to Thinkspace. The new show entitled World’s Collide will feature vivid & surreal portraits of the natural world, interacting in unique ways with objects and other creatures, often in clever associations or with plays of proportion. Head over for the opening at the Culver City gallery on June 21st if you are in town – also showing will be Brian Mashburn and Erica Rose […]

Upcoming / Armory Week ’13: Thinkspace @ SCOPE

With Armory Week upon us with the fairs opening later this week, New York will be beset by collectors, artists, and gallerists soon. Thinkspace Gallery will be showing at SCOPE with works from Allison Sommers, Ana Bagayan, Brian M. Viveros, David Cooley, Jacub Gagnon (above), Joao Ruas, Joram Roukes, Kikyz 1313, Know Hope, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, and Yosuke Ueno so head over for a look if you are interested. Discuss this show here.

Openings: Jacub Gagnon – “More Human Than Human” @ Thinkspace

Last weekend, Canadian painter Jacub Gagnon (interviewed) put his new work, collectively entitled More Human Than Human, on display in the Thinkspace project room. The sold out show of seven pieces featured his surreal renderings of wildlife set against a stark black background combining his creatures with objects often dictated by a clever play on words. Check out some photos below or head over for a look yourself before the show closes on November 24th. Photo credit: Peter Svab for Arrested Motion. Discuss Jacub Gagnon here. Discuss this show […]

Previews: Kevin Peterson & Jacub Gagnon – “Amended” & “More Human Than Human” @ Thinkspace

Tonight at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, there will be showing from Kevin Peterson and Jacub Gagnon (interviewed). For his part, Peterson has brought a set of new works with him entitled Amended, all featuring his portraits of innocence, oftentime represented by children, superimposed over gritty of urban landscapes. For this exhibition, some of his works have an almost retro feel to them with old school adverts and logos inserted to add an extra layer to his narrative. Alongside him, More Human Than Human will fill the project room with Jacub Gagnon’s (interviewed) clever […]

Upcoming: Jacub Gagnon – “More Human Than Human” @ Thinkspace

In November, Jacub Gagnon (interviewed) makes his return to Thinkspace with a new showing entitled More Human Than Human. After a joint showing there in May of last year, the Toronto-based painter will be filling the project room of the Culver City showspace with his surreal take on the natural world. Here are two pieces of whet your appetite until the opening on November 3rd. Discuss Jacub Gagnon here.

Openings: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

A couple Saturdays ago, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City hosted the opening for Wild at Heart, a benefit show where some of the proceeds went towards Born Free USA. The group exhibition featured artists and their choice of endangered species to paint or work with leading to some great pieces being created. Co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner, the impressive lineup included Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Mary Iverson, Amy […]

Contest: Jacub Gagnon Drawing Giveaway

For Jacub Gagnon (interviewed) fans out there, here is a fun way to get ahold of an original from the Toronto-based artist. This new drawing from Jacub needs a title.  All you have to do is to like his facebook fanpage and come up with a name for the new piece and he will chose a winner to take it home. Submit your entry here, but no more than 3 entries per person.  Good luck! Discuss Jacub Gagnon here.