Basebrawls by Harrison Freeman

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
In case you didn't know, today marks the anniversary of the time a really old Nolan Ryan beat the crap out of a really young Robin Ventura on the baseball diamond. Yes, on August 4, 1993, Nolan Ryan was a superstar, certain Hall-of-Famer at the age of 46 and Robin Ventura was a good baseball player and still at the ripe age of 26. And the latter got hammered, literally, by the former. Last year at Ampersand Gallery, Harrison Freeman created a series of drawings and artwork he called "Basebrawls." Let's look back... 

Interview with Monica Canilao on Her "Alchemy" Exhibit @ Inner State Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
For mixed-media artist Monica Canilao’s latest curated exhibition Alchemy, she called on dozens of her closest friends from all over the country, bringing a massive install to Detroit’s Inner State gallery, complete with a gallery wide takeover. In connection with the show, 1xRUN’s Editor-In-Chief Pietro Truba caught up with Canilao to discuss her recent work, curating Alchemy and more.

Empire State Building Turned Into Light Show for Endangered animals

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Kind of an amazing few events happened in NYC this past weekend that involved lights. First, Os Gemeos has a residency throughout August in Times Square, and on August 1st, The Empire State Building was transformed into a stunning light show for endangered animal awareness. 

Preview: Zaria Forman "Slip" @ Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Last year, when we were putting together our Hyperreal book, we loved that we got to include one of our favorite artists, Brooklyn-based Zaria Forman. Her brilliant paintings of icebergs, Greenland, Antarctica, the Maldives, and just amazing shoreline works are the types of painitings and drawings that you just want to live with and watch them being made. 

Scene Report: Bay Area

Graffiti // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Gordon Gekkoh delivers this week’s Bay Area Scene Report.

A Fantasy World Made by Oleg Oprisco

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
We mentioned this on our Instagram yesterday, but this photography work by Ukraine artist Oleg Oprisco made us double-take because of its painterly and fantasy-world quality. These particular portraits with the flowers have such rich color quality that you almost can't believe its a photo. 

Edo Bertoglio: New York Polaroids 1976-1989

Photography // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
New York Polaroids 1976-1989 is the first polaroid book by Swiss photographer and director Edo Bertoglio. A personal diary of the daily life of the New York downtown scene, with pictures of Arto Lindsay, Grace Jones, Maripol, Glenn O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Andy Warhol and John Lurie, among others. With an essay by Mariuccia Casadio and an extract from the interview between Stefano Bianchi and Edo Bertoglio.  

Get Ready for The World's Tallest and Longest Slide

Design // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
The 376-foot tall ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London will soon be home to the world's longest and tallest slide. The project, recently approved, will see the construction of a 591-foot long tube stretching from the tower's viewpoint to the ground. Extending 249 feet above the ground, the slide will spiral around the twoer five times and end in a 164-foot straight run to the ground. "It's about adding another attraction to the attraction," Peter Tudor, director of visitor services at Queen Elizabeth Park, told Standard. "We've already got Anish Kapoor's mirrors that turn everything upside-down, and the view. We're looking at what other experiences can we provide to engage with the sculpture."

Young Chun "Bloom" @ C.A.V.E. Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
This Saturday, August 8th, 2015 C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice, CA will present another amazing exhibition with the talented South Korean artist Young Chun. The exhibition, titled "Bloom", is the artist's fourth exhibition with the gallery. Young's work has also been exhibited at Art Fairs in Miami, New York and Munich –establishing an active and loyal international collector base.

Steve "ESPO" Powers' Signs Installed Throughout NYC

Street Art // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Steve Powers, aka ESPO, recently worked with NYC Dot and the city's Summer Streets campaign, installing several of his wonderful signs across the streets of New York.
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