House Industries x New Yorker Typeface Redesign

Design // Friday, September 20, 2013
As part of their redesign, The New Yorker brought in House Industries to help with custom versions of the classic Neutraface typeface. Working with the original Neutraface designer Christian Schwartz and The New Yorker creative director Wyatt Mitchell, House Industries' Ben Kiel to modernize and stay true to nine decades of design heritage. Watch a video of Mitchell explaining the challenges and thoughts behind the magazines redesign as a whole. 

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: DONT

Graffiti // Friday, September 20, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Dont.

In L.A.: JUDITH SUPINE & ALIA SHAWKAT @ KNOWN GALLERY

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for the opening reception of Thanks for Nothing, an exhibition featuring new works by Judith Supine and Alia Shawkat. You may know Mr. Supine from his incredible street works and dangling pieces off the Manhattan Bridge. You may know Miss Shawkat from this little television program called "Arrested Development."  Photos and more after the jump…

Joram Roukes "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" @ B15 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
Yes, this is a Smashing Pumpkins reference. Joram Roukes, featured earlier this year in our print edition, will open a new show, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, at B15 Gallery in Copenhagen on September 27, 2013. As the gallery notes, Joram has "orchestrated the works with respect for the bands original idea, which has been to instill fans with both sadness and hope."

"Risqué {dirty little pictures}" @ Long Beach Museum of Art

Erotica // Friday, September 20, 2013
The curatorial child of artists Jeff McMillan and Nathan Spoor and museum director Ron Nelson has been born today at the Long Beach Museum of Art in the group exhibition, Risque {dirty little pictures}. After over two years of gestation out popped an incredible collection of erotic/perverse works by 40 artists who were  invited by the trio to create works within a 8x10 format. A gorgeous catalog and T-shirt by RVCA with Glenn Barr's image commemorates this gathering of artistic vision.

Amze Emmons "Close Wilderness" @ Park Life, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
If you are in San Francisco tonight (Sept 20), definitely go over to Park Life and check out the Philadelphia-based, Amsterdam born artist, printmaker, and illustrator Amze Emmons' show, Close Wilderness. The show features contributions from Anni Altshuler, Glen Baldridge, Matt Furie, Michael Krueger, Nathan Haenlein, R.L. Tillman, Nathaniel Parsons, and Imin Yeh.

Naked Obese Sculptures by Mu Boyan

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
We don't know much about Chinese artist Mu Boyan other than that she paints naked fat men, sometimes very big and sometimes flying through the air. Boyan has a Masters from the Sculpture department at the the central Academy of Fine Arts in China and we are glad we happened upon her work this morning!

"Dream Sequence," Fashion Photography by Madame Peripetie

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
Created jointly with stylist Stella Gosteva and make-up artist Marina Keri, Madame Peripettie's (Sylwana Zybura) "Dream Sequence" photography series seeks to 'illuminate the dreamy phantasmagorias to which we disappear to in the night, creating charaters that 'radiate a sense of ever-lasting awe and reverence.'"

Photography by Thomas Devaux

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
Capitalizing on the expansive possibilities of digital techniques, French photographer Thomas Devaux's series of work "Attrition," is a "double articulation between what is borrowed and that which is a reinterpretation on one hand and an ax in art history on the other hand...The portrait becomes a division of a face created by itself and see-through."

Sketchbook Illustrations by Bryce Wymer

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
We are suckers for good sketchbook illustrations. This morning we are enjoying Brooklyn-based artist Bryce Wymer's extensive collection on his website of his sketchbooks. Watch a time lapse after the jump!

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