Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, February 07, 2014
Yesterday we introduced a new ongoing series to our graffiti section called “Scene Report.” With the help of a few select photographers, we will be bringing you weekly updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major cities. For our second installment, photographer Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers the Los Angeles Scene Report.

Music Video: St Vincent "Digital Witness" dir by Chino Moya

Music // Friday, February 07, 2014
St. Vincent is a very likeable musician whose real name is Annie Clark and has been making good tunes over the past 8 years or so. Her newest LP, a self-titled release, will be out on February 25 in the US via Loma Vista, and Chino Moya directed the video for the first single, "Digital Witness." It sort of goes on Brave New World vibe, or as the press release states, St. Vincent commands "a surreal and futuristic world in which action is synchronized, replicated and repeated."

Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman's "Processed Views"

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
We've seen the foodscapes photographs of Carl Warner before but this study of the landscape of processed foods by Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman takes a different and more serious approach, interpreting the frontier of industrial food production: the seductive and alarming intersection of natural and technology...

JC Debroize's "The Human Type"

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
We're pretty sure that we've never had a typeface make us feel uncomfortable before. French digital artist JC Debroize's "Human Type" series, a project for the graphic design studio Kerozen, reminds us characters out of a friendly animated Pixar film that somehow made their way into our nightmares. 

Paintings by Jason Bard Yarmosky

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
Jason Bard Yarmosky has devoted much of his painting to exploring the concept of aging through portraits of grandparents. The cheerful nature of his work lends a playful but honest touch to a beautiful series of paintings. Jason is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and currently lives in New York City.

Rey Giese Tribute Exhibition @ KALEID Gallery, San Jose

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
In tribute to San Jose sign painter Rey Giese (1919-2013), KALIED Gallery will be hosting a major exhibition of hand-painted signs by the late master of the lettering brush, spanning over 75 years of Bay Area History. In addition to Rey Giese originals, a dozen contemporary sign painters carry on the tradition with several recreations of Giese designs.

Vietnam War Zippo Lighters

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
The Vietnam War remains a troubled part of American and world history causing all kinds of personal and political upsets. Coming across these custom engraved zippo lighters belonging to U.S. Army members in the war does not suggest anything different...  

1xRUN Presents: Pow Wow 2014 Featured Artists

Illustration // Friday, February 07, 2014
The team at 1xRUN is excited to announce a unique partnership with Pow Wow Hawaii, the world’s leading mural festival. This February 1xRUN will arrive in the Kaka’ako district of Honolulu starting on February 3rd. At 3pm EST we kick off a series of 40 + print releases by participating 2014 Pow Wow artists, wrapping up on February 18th. Check out thw whole collection of artists from all over the world.   

Kenneth Josephson's solo exhibition @ Robert Koch Gallery

Photography // Thursday, February 06, 2014
Kenneth Josephson has been recognized as an influential American practitioner of Conceptual photography, experimenting in black and white photography during the 1960s and 1970s. Josephson is known for his layered pictures within pictures, focusing on the act of picture making and offering playful commentary on photographic truth and illusion. 

Brian Derballa reminds us how much we love summer

Photography // Thursday, February 06, 2014
Frequent contributor to Juxtapoz and exceptional photographer, Brian Derballa, has been updating his blog with photographs from his previous summers travels and activities. Looking over these photos makes us yearn for those sizzling summer days where we can recklessly jump off high objects into warm water and if the girls choose not to wear their bikini tops they don’t have to! 

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