Kelly Franklin & Carol Jarvis "Poor Richard" @ Paradigm Gallery, PA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 25, 2015
This Friday, June 26th, Paradigm Gallery + Studio will present "Poor Richard," collaborative works by Kelly P. Franklin and Carol P. Jarvis featuring artwork inspired by the witty and mostly timeless phrases of Benjamin Franklin under his "Poor Richard" pseudonym from his famous almanacs of the 1700s.

The LB Project: A European Art Project through Skateboarding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 25, 2015
The LB Project is a European art project through skateboarding. Sharing skills, ideas and a love for helping each other, the project was created to bring people together for a good cause. With help from Michael Sieben, Todd Bratrud, Jeremy Fish, Fos, Jeremyville, Kid Creature, French, Mike Kershnar, Chad Eaton, and BB Bastidas, each artist hand painted on blank skateboards to support Skateistan. Half of the boards were offered to Internet users via the-lbproject.com and the other half were donated.

"Back" @ Pace/Macgill Gallery, New York

Photography // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Currently on display at Pace/Macgill Gallery is Back, a group exhibition of photographs by Adou, Richard Benson, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Jim Goldberg, Emmet Gowin, Paul Graham, Hiro, Peter Hujar, Jocelyn Lee, Nicholas Nixon, Tod Papageorge, Susan Paulsen, Paolo Roversi, Lucas Samaras, Viviane Sassen, Fazal Sheikh, William Wegman, Henry Wessel, and Garry Winogrand, among others. 

Studio Visit: Brendan Monroe for Converse

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Brendan Monroe is one of the best, and if you head over and follow him on Instagram you will see the Oakland-based artist is working on some amazing stuff at the moment. Last year, Monroe created one of the murals for the Juxtapoz and Converse Wall to Wall project, and recently, he was creating some site-specific art that will be housed as window displays at the downtown San Francisco Converse store. Justin Carlson headed over to Monroe's studio to see the process... 

Suiting Up for NASA

Photography // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
In honor of the past 50 years of spacewalks, NASA has released a documentary titled “Suit Up” and a collection of images taken by the astronauts that have documented their weightless journeys into space for us to experience through their eyes. The photos depict five decades of spacewalks including landings on the moon to space station maintenance. 

Scene Report: Detroit

Graffiti // Wednesday, June 24, 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. German Friday delivers this week’s Detroit Scene Report.

Trifecta: Curated by Yasha Young @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Trifecta, a group exhibition curated by Yasha Young featuring works by Handiedan, Mimi Scholz and Sandra Chevrier. In conjunction with Trifecta, each of the artists will release a limited-edition print. Trifecta brings together three international female artists who are at the forefront of a contemporary art movement, reimagining representations of women. 

Ben Butler's Unbounded Installation at Rice Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Ben Butler's latest installation, Unbounded, is a light, meticulously-constructed sculpture made from around 10,000 hand-cut poplar sticks—a stylistic departure from the dense wood pieces we posted about in 2013. The piece is currently up in the Rice Gallery at Rice University in Houston. Butler chose poplar for its low-cost, malleability, and abundance. 

Adam Nathaniel Furman's Sculptures Emerging from a Fictional Shut-in

Design // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
In 2014, Adam Nathaniel Furman entered a three-month long residency with the London Design Museum. For the duration, he isolated himself in his studio and, guided by the residency's theme of identity, worked as a fictional character on his 3-D printed designs. 

Crystal Wagner's Trash-and-Chicken-Wire Sculptures at Viacom

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 24, 2015
We've covered Crystal Wagner's work before, and are thrilled to see images of her new installation at Viacom—Wild Efflux 2015. She's still creating bright, twisted sculptures with birthday party tablecloths woven through a chicken-wire structures. 

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