Ron English @ Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Ron English has 3 brilliant canvases in "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC through June 14, 2014. At the opening, Ron had his POPagandaTV crew with him, interviewing patrons and fans. Juxtapoz Editor-In-Chief, Evan Pricco, got caught behind the camera, and Ron and Evan talked health care and art. 

In Pictures: 27th Annual Houston Art Car Parade

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The annual Houston Art Car Parade started out as a small caravan of like-minded artists and individuals over a quarter century and has blossomed into one of the largest and most beloved events in the city of Houston all year, drawing an estimated crowd of over 300,000 on parade day. This year the Houston Art Car Parade showcased over 250 entries – almost half of which have never participated in the parade before...

Roger Gastman's "Tools of Criminal Mischief" @ The Seventh Letter

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Tools of Criminal Mischief (TOCM) represents the humor and independence of the underground through the methods of misconduct and delinquency. TOCM expresses the artistic freedom of deviant behavior in a “tongue in cheek” style. The philosophy of non-conformity is an attitude rich in history and fun. The TOCM aesthetic shines a light on the irony and stigma that is often associated with a lifestyle people infatuate and romanticize. It is the method behind the brilliant and hilarious madness of the lawbreaker...

Images From Russia’s First Fashion Magazine

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
In addition to luxurious illustrations and advanced Constructivist models, the magazine offered an overview of current European trends, in which the Soviet control system saw “vestiges of capitalism.” The fashion magazine’s first issue was its last. If not for the excesses of Soviet censorship, Russia would now have its own Vogue and Harpers Bazaar all rolled into one.

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting

Music // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Eilon Paz’s 416-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms. With a foreword by the RZA, compelling photographic essays are paired with in-depth interviews to illustrate what motivates record collectors to keep digging for more records...

Shepard Fairey: Obey This Film

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
You are going to see Shepard Fairey on the site more frequently in the coming month and perhaps a special announcement in the next few days, so stay tuned. This video, directed by Brett Novak and commissioned by the Halsey Institute for "The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns" is a great watch whether you are familiar or not with all that is Shepard Fairey and Obey.

Gregory Halili's Carved Mother of Pearl Skulls

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Philippines-born, New Jersey-based artist Gregory Halili's latest series of works involves carving and painting with oil on raw mother of pearl found in shells  from the Philippines. Halili was born and raised in the Philippines, surrounded by lush vegetation, tropical wildlife and warm people. As a teenager, he moved to this country in 1988. The artist’s memories of childhood infused with the perfume of the tropics are a touchstone to many of his paintings...

The Work of Antonio Boggeri

Design // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Antonio Boggeri was born in April 8, 1900 in Pavia, Italy. He learned violin since he was young. At the age of 16, he attended Technical Institute of Pavia and learned photography with Kodak 4x4. Two years later he met Antonio Crespi at the school cadets in Turin and resumed his study of the violin in Milan...

Todd James "Secret Garden" @ Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 02, 2014
Galleria Patricia Armocida is proud to present Secret Garden, the first solo exhibition in Italy by Todd James that opened on Tuesday May 13, 2014 and will run through August 1st. For this occasion, the artist created seven large-scale acrylic on canvas paintings and eight medium and small-scale gouache on paper paintings. For his first Italian solo exhibition, James toes the thin line between erotic and ironic, capturing his Junoesque and voluptuous women during their private, secret moments taking place behind closed doors.

Ending Stories

Photography // Monday, June 02, 2014
Dutch photographer Wouter le Duc is drawn to unique characters saying, “I am fascinated by stories about people who are out of the ordinary.” In his series “Ending Stories”, le Duc tries to understand his mother’s belief that the world would end at the end of the Mayan calendar. As the project progressed, he began other doomsday preppers and the preparations they make for what they believe the end will be like.

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