Peter Saul "Some Crazy Pictures" @ David Kordansky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 01, 2015
Some Crazy Pictures, Saul’s first show at the gallery, comprises a group of new and recent paintings completed over the last few years. Featuring satirical swipes at money and power, violent conflations of popular and art historical imagery, and absurd anthropomorphism, these works take on a characteristically wide range of subjects.

Update: Lucy Hardie's Intricate Illustrations

Illustration // Friday, May 01, 2015
Lucy Hardie was born in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. She began her education at a Waldorf School that her parents built on their farm and it was here that her love of art was encouraged... 'To help others experience Life's infinite beauty and mystery more deeply, is my greatest aspiration. Art as a catalyst for a more liberated and embracing self and worldview. I am influenced by the work of Ernst Fuchs, Vali Myers, Zdzislaw Beksinski...'

Contemporary Stained Glass by Judith Schaechter

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 01, 2015
Philadelphia-based artist Judith Schaechter works in stained glass, an art that reached its peak in the 12th Century but one that she found altogether irresistible. Why? "Unlike most raw materials," the artist says, "glass is extremely attractive before the artist ever touches it. I found I like to really manipulate it, stretch it, and transform and distort it in unnatural ways...

Art Market San Francisco @ Fort Mason, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 01, 2015
Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this weekend April 29 - May ​3, celebrating​ its fifth edition as the Bay Area's leading modern and contemporary art fair. ​Art Market San Francisco has evolved into a cultural happening, an extension of a network of partnerships that has shaped ​the fair into​ a city-wide event. Here's a little preview from last night...

Artnet's Latest Contemporary Art Auction

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
If you're looking to add a little color to your walls, Artnet just launched their latest Auction, featuring works from some of Juxtapoz' favorite artists, including Os Gemeos, Banksy, David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, Keith Haring, and other Contemporary Art greats. Check out the gallery above for our picks and head over to artnet.com to browse many more and to bid!

Music Video: "Saturday Night" by Yukon Blonde

Music // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Following Vancouver-based indie band Yukon Blonde announcement of their third studio album, the group released a video for their single “Saturday Night,” which is written and directed by Mac Boucher along with Gaya Abdalian. 

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, April 30, 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. Ray Mock aka CarnageNYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Drivable LEGO Hot Rod Runs on Air

Design // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Since about age 3 our interest in anything LEGO related hasn't really gone away and this drivable LEGO Hot Rod is no exception. The Super Awesome Micro Project is: A car made of Lego, that drives, has an engine made from Lego which runs on air.

Betty Tompkins' "Fuck" Paintings

Erotica // Thursday, April 30, 2015
For the last forty years, Betty Tompkins has based her paintings on the tension of intimacy and representation of sexuality, rendering explicit scenes in monochromatic tones. Her radicalism in the late 60s led to the unfortunate censoring of her work and later a spotlight on her role in the American and European art scene.

Watch: Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 30, 2015
Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it onscreen. Join Tony Zhou in studying the master, possibly the greatest composer of motion in film history.

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