Siggi Eggertsson's "Skvís" @ Spark Design Space, Reykjavik

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 24, 2013
We'd be more than okay with having a room of our house plastered from floor to ceiling in the patterns of Berlin-based artist Siggi Eggertsson. His latest show at the Spark Design Space in Reykjavik is just that. Born in Iceland, Eggertsson's passion for computers and drawing first led him to graphic design, an education in fine art, a shift in focus to drawing, and eventually Big Active.

Drawings by Ataru Sato

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 24, 2013
We love these incredibly intricate drawings by Japanese artist Ataru Sato. Heavily influenced by the work of the legendary Keiichi Taanami, he studied at Kyoto University of Art and Design where Taanami teaches, often seeking out his advice.  Ataru is represented by Gallery Koyanagi in Tokyo.

Abstract Paintings by Mark Stebbins

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 24, 2013
We are very much enjoying the work of Toronto-based artist Mark Stebbins this morning. His dense, abstract compositions combine references to the domains of craft, fine art and digital imaging. Rather than use a computer, Stebbins creates his images by hand, opting for an organic, personal and labor-intenstive method, providing a metaphor "for the cultural information transmitted via both traditional craft labor and contemporary electronic visual practices.

Illustrations by Karan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 24, 2013
The fun and quirky illustrations of Australian, New York-based illustrator Karan are brightening our morning. Much like ours, Karan's philosophy on creating and illustration is to keep evolving and exposing himself to as many new things as possible. His clients have included Intel, MTV, Nickelodeon, and many more!

Split Personalities: Justin Hager and Tim Diet @ RVCA

Illustration // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Hannah Stouffer in conversation with "Split Personalities"; ironic and funny pop-culture illustrators Justin Hager and Tim Diet about their recent show that opened September 27th at RVCA in San Francisco, CA. The show runs through the end of November.

David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition @ de Young, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The entire experience of having David Hockney open a massive exhibition, A Bigger Exhibition, if you will, in San Francisco is that you learn just how relentless and consistent the famed British artist's work ethic really is. He is non-stop, constantly learning new tricks, creating more immersive works, challenging pre-conceived notions of landspace and portrait painting, whether through iPad, or just old-fashioned perspective paintings. Here is our article from the November 2013 print issue about A Bigger Exhibition... 

Ryan McGinley "Yearbook" @ Ratio 3, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Well, you got 3 days to check this one out if you are in Northern California. Ryan McGinley has returned to Ratio 3 in San Francisco for one of our favorite installations of the year, Yearbook, featuring an entire site-specific, immersive installation of McGinley's color portraits of... well, a ton of naked men and women who would have done well at the Arcade Fire show in Brooklyn this past weekend. To be honest, all together, in all this color, the installation is quite stunning, and you have until October 26th to see it. 

"What The Future Sounded Like"

Music // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
A brilliant use of 30 minutes of your day would be to watch this documentary on electronic music, "What the Future Sounded Like," a great find from our friends over at TWBE. "Post-war Britain rebuilt itself on a wave of scientific and industrial breakthroughs that culminated in the cultural revolution of the 1960’s. In this atmosphere was born the Electronic Music Studios (EMS), a radical group of avant-garde electronic musicians who utilized technology and experimentation to compose a futuristic electronic sound-scape for the New Britain."

ICY Signs + Steve Powers "Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra" @ Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
If you have read Juxtapoz in print or online over the past few years, you know we have great affection with sign painitng. Seeing that we have headquarters in San Francisco and a Brooklyn outpost, we have been surrounded by great artists bringing back the tradition of sign painting, with none more strong than Steve "ESPO" Powers and the ICY Signs Shop in Brooklyn. This Thursday, Ocober 24, Joshua Liner Gallery will open an exhibition of works from the ICY Signs crew, entitled "Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra." 

Supreme x Vans Bruce Lee Collection (+ Supreme x Bruce Lee Capsule)

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Just in time for... well just in time for the next pair of shoes you want, Vans has teamed up with NYC skate/fashion powerhouse Supreme on a special collection of Bruce Lee sneakers, with Supreme taking the Lee theme further with a full jacket, crewneck sweathshirt, long sleeve and short sleeve tee collection. The Vans collection will feature a "series of Sk8-Hi and Authentic silhouettes printed with Bruce Lee graphic." The collection will be released this Thursday, October 24. 

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