M. Lamar "Negrogothic" @ San Francisco Art Institute

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
M. Lamar’s upcoming exhibition Negrogothic at San Francisco Art Institute strips the American enterprise to its hard-core components of race, sexuality, violence, and optimism. In imagery that links the histories of slavery and Robert Mapplethorpe, and through sound that connects Lamar’s operatic counter-tenor with doom metal, the artist offers a searing and soaring portrait of the contemporary United States.

Paintings and Drawings by Hollis Brown Thornton

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Hollis Brown Thornton's drawings and paintings of cassettes, video games, polaroid film, and VHS tapes remind us of being young in the '90s (because we were young then). It reminds us of what it was like to deal with all this old technology once it became irrelevant, and it also reminds us of all the memories that are attached to these objects.

Strewnfield: New Work by Thomas Campbell @ Bolinas Museum

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Thomas Campbell is no stranger to Juxtapoz readers; he has been a cover artist and featured as a photographer in the magazine over the years, and just today we posted about his new book imprint, Um Yeah Arts. This past weekend in the Northern California coastal town of Bolinas, Thomas opened a new body of work, Strewnfield, at the Bolinas Museum. We sit down and talk to Thomas about the new works... 

Scene Report: Bay Area

Graffiti // Tuesday, January 27, 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. Gordon Gekkoh delivers this week’s Bay Area Scene Report.

TAHITI GRAFFITI ONO'U BATTLE 2015

Graffiti // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Last year we had the fortunate opportunity to attend the ONO'U Graffiti Festival on the stunningly beautiful island of Tahiti and it was by far one of the most memorable graffiti related trips we have ever attended. We encouraged people last year to apply to enter the competition and we are doing it again right now! You have less than a week, until January 31 to apply and we can't emphasize enough how much you will be thanking us if you end up going.

The Photography of Larry Dixon

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Larry Dixon is a photographer and educator based in Savannah, GA. Though he works in a few different area of photography, it is his staged works that are the most intriguing and the most telling. "My interest in nature, science, and epistemology are the primary interests that drive these images." 

Vanessa Prager "Dreamers" @ Richard Heller Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
This February, Richard Heller Gallery will be presenting Dreamers, the second solo exhibition at the gallery by Los Angeles based artist, Vanessa Prager. Moving in a bold, new direction with a series of large scale, multi-colored oil paintings, Vanessa Prager’s “imagined” portraits cross the border between the figurative and the abstract with diplomatic immunity. 

Juxtapoz Editions @ LA Art Book Fair, Jan 29—Feb 1, MOCA Geffen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The LA Art Book Fair, presented by the good people of Printed Matter, is one of our favorite art events of the year and a chance for us to check the best in independent publishing, whether it be vintage books, new books, zines, collectibles, and other periodicals. Juxtapoz again will have a booth this year, and along with new mags, old mags, and books, we will release two new zines under the Juxtapoz Editions imprint: Sage Vaughn "Vanitas" and Kristin Farr "Magic Hecksagons."

Ed Templeton's "Wayward Cognitions" insight video

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Ed Templeton has just released a new book, "Wayward Cognitions," published through Thomas Campbell's new Um Yeah Arts imprint, and there is a nice video to accompany the release and explain the project. Sit back and relax and enjoy a little context from of our favorite photographers. 

'Animal', un sólo show de Borondo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Año tras año Borondo ha ido sumando adeptos a su trabajo. Y no es para menos. El artista español orbita entre la delicadeza del clasicimos de sus composiciones y la brutalidad de su estilo. Mancha y conviven armónicamente generando un personal y reconocible resultado que todos identificamos rapidamente.

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