Scene Report: Bay Area

Graffiti // Tuesday, February 17, 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. MrxClownxFace delivers this week’s Bay Area Scene Report.

Erin M Riley "Something Precious" @ SOZE Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
We are excited to see a Juxtapoz-favorite, Erin M.Riley, open her first Los Angeles solo show at SOZE Gallery in West Hollywood this Saturday, February 21, 2015. The show will feature all new tapestry works from Riley. 

Pratt Photography Lectures - Jackie Nickerson

Photography // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, photographer Jackie Nickerson will be speaking this Wednesday, February 16, 2014 and is open free to the public. Nickerson’s work has explored political and cultural subjects from the Catholic Church to global food production.

Stephen Powers: Wise Words for Grads

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Graduation is a few months away but artist Stephen Powers (also known as ESPO, fully known as a legend) sent out some sage advice in his recent email newsletter, offering to provide commencement speeches for interested art colleges and universities. Here’s just a sample of what a speaking engagement by this wise wizard would sound like...

New Prints: Josh Keyes, Lisa Ericson, Lindsey Carr, and Kevin Earl Taylor

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Antler Gallery has launched their inaugural Blacklist with a set of four new limited edition prints by Lindsey Carr, Josh Keyes, Kevin Earl Taylor, and Lisa Ericson.

Illustrations by Thomas Hedger

Illustration // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Thomas Hedger is a UK artist, and his illustrative style could be described as the love child of Parra and Peter Max, but with a twist that is all his own, unique subjects, and a distinctly strong color sensibility. Check out his website for a page full of fun animations. 

Portraits and Nudes by Alice Lancaster

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Alice Lancaster paints post-cubist nudes and portraits of her favorite artists, including Joan Didion and John Waters, whose faces grace the back of limited edition leather jackets painted by the artist. 

Vintage Postcard Art by Ray Voss

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Roy Voss has a stunning new show at Matt’s Gallery in East London where vintage postcards from mid- to late-twentieth century travelers are the medium. Something about these images makes our nostalgic hearts skip a beat.

New Work by Megan Whitmarsh

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 16, 2015
We absolutely love Megan Whitmarsh (featured in Jux in August 2007) and were reminded by Little Paper Planes to check out her latest work created over the last couple of years. Last we checked, Whitmarsh was creating soft sculptures of art supplies like Sharpies and aerosol cans, and she’d been softening the art magazine industry with fabric recreations of Art Forum and Art in America. 

"Tuck" by Ryan Florig

Photography // Monday, February 16, 2015
Ryan Florig is a 29 year old self taught photographer and videographer living in Washington, DC. In an attempt to shift the general public's perspective on his hometown, Florig captured intimate moments in the city's underground drag queen scene. Shot in black and white, Tuck is raw and timeless; it's glamorous, and a little sleazy.

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