On 26th of November, Galeria Javier Lopez in Madrid will open a solo show by legendary artist, Phil Frost. Intuitive Mathematics will include all new, previously unseen works that New York-based painter has been working since his last show solo show in 2013. Frost refers to his works as “intuitive perceptive portraiture” which is where the title of the show was derived. In this case, mathematics is process of layering and multiplying his signature elements, in order to create his iconic imagery. His recognizable aesthetics include layers of flat white mask-like forms that are […]
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Last Thursday, Javier Lopez Gallery, presented the Knock Knock group show exhibition to fans in Spain. It featured works from contemporary artists whose work is influenced by comics like Kaws, Faile, Yoshitomo Nara, and comic artists themselves like Vanderbroucke & El Roto as well as underground comic visionaries, Robert Crumb, or graphic novel artists like Art Spiegelman and Chris Ware. In the upper floor of this wonderful gallery located in the outskirts of Madrid, there was a simple and amazing Snoopy Kaws acrylic on board right next to […]
Later today (June 26th) in Madrid, Galerie Javier Lopez is putting on a group show with a pretty impressive list of artists. Entitled Knock Knock and celebrating the art of the comic, the roster includes: Charles Burns, Javier Calleja, Daniel Clowes, Robert Crumb, Brecht Evens, Faile (seen above), A. Feuchtenberger, Phil Frost, Horfee, HuskMitNavn, Todd James, KAWS, Abraham Lacalle, Manuel Leon, Paul McCarthy, Lorenzo Mattotti, Eugenio Merino, Moebius, Jose Munoz, Matt Mullican, Nano4814, Yoshitomo Nara, Gary Panter, Erik Parker, Pelucas, Pablo Pena, Julian Opie, Ops, Peter […]
Four years since his solo with the same gallery (covered), KAWS is back in Madrid with a new show entitled Play Your Part at Galeria Javier Lopez. With seven large works (4 large tondos and 3 custom shaped canvas pieces), the NYC-based artist introduced his newest paintings to the old continent collectors and art fans. The fresh pieces combine elements from the different phases in his artistic development, such as abstract segments and his version of cartoon characters, which is the type of work he’s been […]
Coming up on February, one of the shows we will be looking forward to will be KAWS’ new solo at Galeria Javier Lopez in Madrid. Entitled PLAY YOUR PART, the exhibition will be a followup to the street turned contemporary artist’s showing there in 2010 (covered). Take a look at some more preview images below, gleaned from KAWS’ Instagram and plan to be there on the 20th when the doors open. Discuss KAWS here.
Installed with the “intention of not watching over anything,” SpY’s new intervention in Madrid features 150 fake surveillance cameras on the side of a building. The Spanish street artist is known for his appropriation of urban elements to make his message known and this newest Cameras piece is no exception. Take a look at more in-progress photos below… Via Vandalog.
Only few weeks after his giant teddy bears took over the stage with Miley Cirus during her controversial performance at the VMAs, it’s “business as usual” for the prolific American artist Todd James who recently opened his 2nd solo show in Spain at Galería Javier López in Madrid, on the 20th of September. It’s actually the phrase Business as Usual that James choose as the title for his show due to his “perception that, despite recent apocalyptic fervor, the status quo maintains its dominance throughout the world”. Along with works […]
Later this month, the ARCOMadrid fair will see Eli Ridgeway display all new works from Matthew Palladino (interviewed) at their booth. The SF-based gallery recently hosted Palladino’s solo show in 2012 (covered) as well as repped him at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair in 2011 (covered), so they are well aware of the hypnotic quality of the NY-based painter’s work as well as his intriguing plays on perspective. This latest set of paintings is not any different as they all feature clever distortions of reality and oftentimes plays on pop […]