"Still UP Yours on Main Street 2" @ UP Art Studio, Houston

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 08, 2013
UP Art Studio in Houston, Texas will be celebrating its 1-year anniversary with "Still Up Yours on Main Street 2," a street art group show. The show will showcase international graffiti, street art, and contemporary urban artists from Houston, TX; Chicago IL; Springfield IL; New York, NY; Bristol, England; London England; and Barcelona, Spain. More info after the jump...

"The Bitch's Sister @ The Newsstand

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Tonight, Juxtapoz’s very own, Austin McManus will be doing a one-night only event at one of our most favorite underground shops, The Newsstand. The event will include a re-release of the super limited zine “The Bitch’s Sister,” along with an installation and as the flyer says, “Free stuff.” The Newsstand is a pop-up shop that features independent goods (predominately magazine and zines) and is located in the subway at the Lorimer station in Brooklyn. 

Mary Iverson "Sunk" @ Davidson Galleries, Seattle

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
We have made no secret that we really enjoy the works of Mary Iverson, both for its environmental questions and overall aesthetic, and enjoyed traveling to Singapore with her earlier this year and participating in a lecture with her. Now, the Seattle-based artist will open up Sunk, a new body of work at Davidson Galleries in her hometown, a series that challenges both globalization and its consequences. As she explains, "the capitalist system wagers the needs of a growing population against the stress the environment can bear. My work raises questions about the ultimate destination for all of this growth."

Jeff Soto & Maxx242 "FIRE WITHIN" @ Bunsen Goetz, Nuremberg

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Two-time Juxtapoz cover artist Jeff Soto and his longtime collaborator Maxx242's joint exhibit opens this Saturday, November 9 at Bunsen Goetz Gallerie in Nuremberg, Germany. "Maxx and I have spent most of our lives in Riverside, California, and are well-known artists in the community," explained Soto.

Preview: Todd James "Splash Damage" @ Cooper Cole, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Just in time for our December 2013 cover story to come out, Todd James has a new exhibition, Splash Damage, opening at Cooper Cole Gallery in Toronto this Friday, November 8. Expanded on both his pirate series, James has been working on some new styles of his playful girl paintings for his show north of the border. 

Illustrations by Albin Brunovsky

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Albin Brunovsky was a Slovak painter, graphic artist, lithographer, illustrator and pedagogue, considered one of the greatest Slovak painters of the 20th century. Primarily an illustrator of children's books, Albin was also lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava and the designer of the last series of Czecholovak bank notes! 

Trash Bag Sculptures by Khalil Chishtee

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee uses trash bags to mold and sculp human figures. "We live in the age of plastic, and plastic bags are the most ordinary form of this material...Anything made out of bronze, wood, stone or painted on a canvas carries the appearance of being worth looking at, because of its history, but if one can change the impact of that history, one is an artist."

"Faking It," Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
While digital photography and image-editing software have brought about an increased awareness of the degree to which camera images can be manipulated, the practice of doctoring photographs has existed since the medium was invented

Shen Yuan's Watercolors

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Paris-based Chinese artist Shen Yuan primarily works in installation but this morning we are especially enjoying this small series of watercolors she did. Speaking about her objective as an artist, Yuan says, "I am trying to show language which lives in the material, the objects, I change something dead into something living, something useless into something useful."

Looping Video Portraits by Jean-Yves Lemoigne

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
French photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne creates looping video portraits using the all powerful Red EPIC camera. A professional advertising photographer, Lemoigne brings expert professional lighting to the "photoloops" giving them a unique and intriguing subtleties.