Stop Motion: Rot by Erica Luke

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
We may have missed posting this on Halloween, but here on Juxtapoz.com, if you can create something that can sort of scare us, intrigue us, and make us watch 3 times in a row like Erica Luke just did, then we are going to post it 12 months out of the year. Watch this great stop-motion after the jump . . . 

Preview: Usugrow Curates "AZMA" @ FIFTY24MX, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
????FIFTY24MX Gallery in Mexico City and our team at Juxtapoz Latin America just sent us some preview images of the Usugrow curated Azma exhibition opening on November 9, 2012. The show will feature a great selection of contemporary Japanese artists, including Usugrow himself, Syunoven, Shohei, and Mozyskey. Preview after the jump . . .

Moonassi for Reedbeds' "Basement Grotto" Album Cover

Music // Saturday, November 03, 2012
We have written on the site before about how big of fans we are of the drawings of Moonassi, aka Daehyun Kim, and we ran across the new album cover the artist created for the band Reedbeds and their album Basement Grotto. Done in conjunction with the label, SicSic, we love the simple elegance of a ink of paper drawing. You have to check the details after the jump  . . .

The Works of Jules Julien

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
Jules Julien is a designer and visual artist based in Paris, France. From simplified silhouettes to hyper-realistic vignettes, His works are bold, vibrant and visually striking. Jules is truly attuned to what packs a graphic punch. He has exhibited worldwide and his list of clients includes names like Cartoon Network, Keds and Playstation.

Jaber Whole Car

Graffiti // Saturday, November 03, 2012
Jaber’s characters are easily recognizable to anyone who has been lurking around train tracks or just follows graffiti. They pop up everywhere, but we have never seen a whole car all over print of them.

Preview: Geoff McFetridge "Floating" @ Cooper Cole, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
An artist we cover on the site often, and one who has become a painter with an increasingly signature style and approach to the age old idiom, 'less is more,' Los Angeles-based, Calgary-born Geoff McFetridge is set to open Floating at Cooper Cole Gallery in Toronto on November 9, 2012. The exhibition will mark McFetridge's first solo exhibition in his native Canada, and will include a limited edition silk screen released in conjunction with the show.

Opening This Weekend: Sylvia Ji "La Catrina" and Print Release @ CHG Circa

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
On Saturday, November 3, 2012, CHG Circa (Corey Helford Gallery's new space) will feature La Catrina, Sylvia Ji’s new paintings of sublime Catrina beauty and her fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. Central to the paintings of La Catrina is the specter of La Calavera Catrina, an iconic deity of Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations, invoked by Sylvia Ji as a chromatic presence enciphered with allegory. Coinciding with the opening, Ji will release two new prints exclusive to CHG Circa, available at the opening.

Preview: Kevin Peterson "Amend" @ Thinkspace, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
Houston, Texas-based painter Kevin Peterson has become quite popular in the art world in recent years, especially because his photorealistically rendered portraits have both youthful and urban art elements that suck you into their location. Peterson is set to open Amend, a solo exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, November 3, 2012.

Upper Playground Releases "stickUP" and David Choe "Choebot" Mobile Apps

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
After the success of Alex Pardee's "WayCooler" mobile sticker app, San Francisco-based Upper Playground teamed up with 99CentBrains to create two new free mobile apps: the "stickUP" app that features classic and UP artwork, and "Choebot," which allows you to apply David Choe's artwork to your photos or your parent's faces. Both are available in theApple App store now.

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: TRACY 168

Graffiti // Friday, November 02, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Tracy 168.

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