"Risqué {dirty little pictures}" @ Long Beach Museum of Art

Erotica // Friday, September 20, 2013
The curatorial child of artists Jeff McMillan and Nathan Spoor and museum director Ron Nelson has been born today at the Long Beach Museum of Art in the group exhibition, Risque {dirty little pictures}. After over two years of gestation out popped an incredible collection of erotic/perverse works by 40 artists who were  invited by the trio to create works within a 8x10 format. A gorgeous catalog and T-shirt by RVCA with Glenn Barr's image commemorates this gathering of artistic vision.

Amze Emmons "Close Wilderness" @ Park Life, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
If you are in San Francisco tonight (Sept 20), definitely go over to Park Life and check out the Philadelphia-based, Amsterdam born artist, printmaker, and illustrator Amze Emmons' show, Close Wilderness. The show features contributions from Anni Altshuler, Glen Baldridge, Matt Furie, Michael Krueger, Nathan Haenlein, R.L. Tillman, Nathaniel Parsons, and Imin Yeh.

Naked Obese Sculptures by Mu Boyan

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
We don't know much about Chinese artist Mu Boyan other than that she paints naked fat men, sometimes very big and sometimes flying through the air. Boyan has a Masters from the Sculpture department at the the central Academy of Fine Arts in China and we are glad we happened upon her work this morning!

"Dream Sequence," Fashion Photography by Madame Peripetie

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
Created jointly with stylist Stella Gosteva and make-up artist Marina Keri, Madame Peripettie's (Sylwana Zybura) "Dream Sequence" photography series seeks to 'illuminate the dreamy phantasmagorias to which we disappear to in the night, creating charaters that 'radiate a sense of ever-lasting awe and reverence.'"

Photography by Thomas Devaux

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
Capitalizing on the expansive possibilities of digital techniques, French photographer Thomas Devaux's series of work "Attrition," is a "double articulation between what is borrowed and that which is a reinterpretation on one hand and an ax in art history on the other hand...The portrait becomes a division of a face created by itself and see-through."

Sketchbook Illustrations by Bryce Wymer

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
We are suckers for good sketchbook illustrations. This morning we are enjoying Brooklyn-based artist Bryce Wymer's extensive collection on his website of his sketchbooks. Watch a time lapse after the jump!

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, Sept 19—22, 2013

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
It's the most wonderful time of the year... well, it is for us. Printed Matter, Inc presents The NY Art Book Fair, going on from September 19—22 at MoMA PS1, one of the great gatherings of the year to celebrate all things PRINTED! Or as the actual press release states, "Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world's premier event for artists' books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines.

Mollusk Surf Shop's Big Sur Jamboree, Sept 27—28, 2013

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
We can't wait for this. Mollusk Surf Shop is taking their fantastic aesthetic down to Big Sur for a Big Sur Jamboree, a weekend of music, art, camping, probably a campfire, and a renewed sense that you need to read more. The Mollusk Big Sur Jamoboree will take place September 27-28, 2013, and with the help of (((folkYEAH!))), will present musical acts Vetiver, Beachwood Sparks, a Cass McCombs super group, Little Wings, and many more.... 

Brian Adam Douglas "How to Disappear Completely" @ Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
Andrew Edlin Gallery is pleased to present How to Disappear Completely, a solo exhibition of collages and drawings by Brian Adam Douglas (aka to some of our readers as Elbow Toe, featured in Juxtapoz printed pages and online over the year). The show, which runs through October 26, 2013, is the artist’s first with the gallery, and Douglas’ first solo in New York.

In L.A.: David King "The Secret Origins of the Crass Symbol" @ & Pens Press

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
Andrew Martin Scott of Needles & Pens in San Francisco (a great zine and art gallery that we have showcased a bunch over the years) has brought a well needed touch to the Los Angeles area by opening a second location in the heart of the arts district in Culver City.  “& Pens Press” opened this past August and we stopped by this past weekend for the opening reception and book release for legendary artist David King.

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