Clark Goolsby @ Mirus Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
NYC-based Clark Goolsby has a big-ass spread in our January 2013 issue (that was fun to write). Just in time, Goolsby will have a few new pieces in a group show at Mirus Gallery in San Francisco, that opens Saturday, December 15. The second show at Mirus, Escape Velocity will feature works that are surreal, abstract, philosophical, but also feature figurative, familiar shapes and personas.

Preview: Laura Ball "Minotaur" @ David B Smith, Denver

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
David B Smith Gallery out of Denver, Colorado had a great booth at PULSE in Miami, and one of the standout pieces was that of Laura Ball, who now opens a new solo exhibition, Minotaur, at Smith's Denver space on Friday, December 14. The body of work "prompts personal, thoughtful investigation of themes of the subconscious, both positive and negative." The exhibition will feature an 88-page, full-color catalogue with an original essay by acclaimed artist and writer Maria Porges

Nike, Juxtapoz, Colin Devin Moore: An Evening With Stefan Janoski

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Last week, Nike invited Juxtapoz to their 21 Mercer space in SoHo, NYC, to create a pair of bespoke Nike SB Janoski’s, the newest addition to the customizable NikeID collection. We sent our good friend, director Colin Devin Moore to the studio to get his NikeID chops on, and who better to walk him through the process than, Stefan Janoski, himself.

Joe Sorren "Everything's Alright Sweetie, Please Get Some Sleep" @ Jonathan LeVine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Jonathan LeVine Gallery recently opened Everything’s Alright Sweetie, Please Get Some Sleep, a series of new paintings by Joe Sorren, in what is his first solo exhibition in New York. In all the excitement and time that went into Miami, we forgot to mention Sorren's new show. Lucky for you, the show is opening through December 29.

Floating "Virgins of Apeldoorn" by Elisabet Stienstra

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dutch artist Elisabet Stienstra has created the Virgins of Apeldoorn, a series of three bronze statues of girls that appear to be floating over a park. When seen together, the bronze sculptures almost appear to be a sequential series of a girl turning over in her sleep. Not only is their the awkward moment for the passer-by to see underneath the girl's clothing, which to us seems intentional no matter how you slice it, the works really do appear to float. Stunning stuff.

Animatronic Muses by Nur Moo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Nur Moo is a mainly a photographer and art director in Parma, Italy, though her series of animatronic models caught my attention, in some futuristic, Svedka sort of way. With slightly creepy, dark undertones, her digitally created works of less than human feminine figures are seen throughout her portfolio, peeking in between her erotic photography.

Victo Ngai

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Victo Ngai is a NY based illustrator from Hong Kong, graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. "Victo" is not a boy nor a typo, but a nickname derived from Victoria - a leftover from the British colonization. Some of her clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Leo Burnett, McDonald's, Adidas Hong Kong, Bank Simple, Tor Books and the International Herald Tribune.

Opening: What Are You Doing To Participate @ The Dilettante, LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
This past weekend, the Juxtapoz sponsored What Are You Doing To Participate group zine / art show opened in Los Angeles. The show is curated and organized by Sam James Velde, Rich Jacobs and Adam Rossiter and features zines and prints spanning music, skateboarding and art culture from the 1980's til present. The show will be on display at The Dilettante through January 7, 2013. Today, we have the opening photos.

12/12/12: Sam Flores @ FIFTY24SF Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Sam Flores loves the number 12. He named his clothing line 12Grain, he really wanted his cover story with Juxtapoz to happen in December, the 12 month, and now he is opening his first solo show in SF in years on the perfect date: 12/12/12. We have a look at some of the paintings that will be in the show, Lion and the Lamb. 

Os Gemeos x Louis Vuitton coming January 2013

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The latest in a long line of successful collaborations with the fine art world, fashion powerhouse Louis Vuitton has turned to Brazilian twins (and 2x Juxtapoz cover artists), Os Gemeos for a new series of designs. Little sneak shots were posted on the twins' Instagram account, so all we can do is speculate on the full collection, but there will be a scarf, it will be released in January 2013, and somewhere, a line is forming.

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