Graffiti // Sunday, August 17, 2014
Got about 70 million dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Wanna own a building that is crushed in graffiti? 190 Bowery in New York City is currently owned by photographer Jay Maisel, but is rumored to be estimated for sale at 70 million dollars. Let's just hope that if the building does sale the owner leaves the graffiti which includes the pictured classic Nekst straight letter.
Illustration // Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman were both drawn to music, film and design at an early age, but didn’t combine their talents until 2005 when the duo founded a design studio with the goal of fusing these creative avenues. The pair has found a niche...
Erotica // Sunday, August 17, 2014
Painter and sculptor Glenn Brown is best known for borrowing images from artists like Salvador Dalí, Frank Auerbach, and Rembrandt, as well as by the largely unknown graphic artists of mass-market science fiction paperbacks, and creating wild embellishments and transforming the familiar into the alien...
Illustration // Saturday, August 16, 2014
Valerie Jar is a freelance designer/illustrator located in Salt Lake City and inspired by art deco, vintage signs, hand-lettering, tattoo art and people. 'I love the hidden symbolism and meanings behind common objects and everyday things, and oftentimes, that fascination will play a role in my design and illustration...
Photography // Saturday, August 16, 2014
In 2008, photographer Michael Wolf began living part-time in Paris after living in Hong Kong for over a decade. At that time he was apprehensive about the prospect of working in his new home city, concerned about the clichés associated with images of Paris. It was during this period that he produced the series Paris Street Views by essentially sequestering himself in his apartment and appropriating images of Paris from Google Street View.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
Smithe has always been one of our favorite artists, and with fellow Mexican artists Kraken and Seher, he will open a new body of work at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn from August 15—September 10, 2014. As CCM notes, "Smithe is one of the those artists whose work wows just about everyone who see's it. From four story buildings to intricate drawings he will blow your mind and you will get to watch it deconstruct." We have a preview of some of his work here....
Graffiti // Friday, August 15, 2014
Continuing our coverage from the fifth annual Living Walls Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, we catch up on a number of artist’s working on their murals, with some ambitious participants taking on a second wall. Over the last few days many of the artists have been working directly in the stifling sun with no shade, but each have found ways to combat the heat (Most successfully being Fintan Magee regularly running through playground sprinklers!).
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
To coincide with our 20th Anniversary and the opening of Jeremy Fish's new exhibition, "Yesterdays and Tomorrows" at FFDG (opening on Friday, August 15, 2014), Fish has designed a special print in an edition of 100 to mark the occasion. The screen print was printed at Bloom Press in Oakland, California, is signed and numbered, and sized at 18" x 24".
Photography // Friday, August 15, 2014
Christophe Guye Galerie is pleased to present Roger Ballen's upcoming solo exhibition "Asylum of the Birds," which will be the first gallery exhibition of his most recent series of work. We reviewed his newest book in the mag recently, and were lucky enough to have Mr Ballen on the cover of our photography zine in early 2014. Not only will the show feature over a dozen black and white photographs, the film ‘Asylum of the Birds’ as well as a site-specific installation and original drawings will be on view.