Scott Sheidly "The Pinks 2" @ Hashimoto Contemporary, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
Hashimoto Contemporary just announced “The Pinks 2”, the latest solo exhibition by gallery artist Scott Scheidly. Comprised of thirteen new vibrantly unorthodox acrylic paintings, “The Pinks 2” functions as a continuation of the Florida-based artist’s exploration into the cultural and social perceptions of color and symbology, while addressing how both can alter the way we understand the world around us.

Katsuhiro Otomo/Nobrow for Comme des Garcons

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
Back really long ago, 2013 that is, famed international fashion house Comme des Garcons (who have probably the best store designs of anyone in fashion) teamed up with Nobrow and manga star Katsuhiro Otomo, author of "Akira." Even better, CDG asked Nobrow to mash Otomo's work with other Nobrow artists, creating a comic/manga collage effect that existed on the CDG site. Basically, it looked rad, and we want to show you. 

On Sale Now: November 2014 w/ Roger Ballen, Conor Harrington, and more

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Juxtapoz never shies away from a little controversy, and the November 2014 issue featuring the a cover story and the works South African-based photographer Roger Ballen. This cover, let's just get right to it: it's disturbing, haunting, intriguing, and yet part of a compelling body of work that Ballen has been building for decades. We are proud to have him on the cover and to tell his unique story.

Opening: Conor Harrington in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
We have been previewing and showcasing the works of Conor Harrington in advance of his NYC-debut show, "Eat & Delete," opening in conjunction with London-based Lazarides Gallery. Well, we are telling you to go see it. Now. At 268 Mulberry. You have time. Its open through October 4th. Last Friday night, at a special preview, this is what we saw... 

Inka Essenhigh "Comet Dust & Crystal Shards" @ Jacob Lewis Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Jacob Lewis Gallery is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition with Inka Essenhigh. Comet Dust & Crystal Shards, the artist’s latest body of paintings on paper, will be on view October 17 through November 15. There will be a public reception for the artist on Thursday October 16, 6-8pm.

Studio Visit: LUDO prepares "Chaos Theory"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Ahead of his show with Lazarides in London on October 10, and are perfectly timed feature in our new issue of Juxtapoz (November 2014 issue to be exact, on newsstand Oct 10), we visited LUDO in his studio in Paris to get the scoop on his new body of work, "Chaos Theory." As you will read in the upcoming feature, LUDO is into hybrids, mixing technology and nature into his artwork and street works. 

Big Beds of Colorful Snakes

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
I'm going to be straight up here and go first person: I don't like snakes. They freak me out. I totally understand how beautiful they are in their prehistoric skin, and they way they move is elegant and interesting (if you like death staring you in the face and slithering quicker than you can run). Having said that... these photos have led me to a new respect for the artistic nature of a snakes skin. That might be it, though.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Thursday, October 02, 2014
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. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

Suspended USA Made From 130 Toy Guns

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Michael Murphy, whose assault rifle made from 1200 ping pong balls we posted last year, is back with another suspended installation. This time, he took 130 toy guns and carefully hung them in the shape of the United States of America on the terrace of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

Synchrodogs "Reverie sleep"

Photography // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Synchrodogs (Roman Noven and Tania Shcheglova) latest series, the Reverie sleep project, is based on Synchrodogs’ dreams, those they have seen in drowsiness. Charting that subtle space between wake and sleep - familiar yet remote, the artistic duo have been recording their supernatural visions and then recreating them via photography.

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