Recap: Sage Vaughn, Deedee Cheriel, Curtis Kulig @ Gallery For the People

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Last Thursday in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Los Altos Hills, Juxtapoz and actress Marisa Tomei helped co-host a one-night exhibition to help benefit the Palo Alto International Film Festival. Featuring the works of Sage Vaughn, Deedee Cheriel, and Curtis Kulig, the migrating pop-up Gallery for the People organized the event to bring together both cultures of film and art.

Cope2 @ Project One Gallery, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Now open through November 10, Project One Gallery in San Francisco presents “The Rebirth,” an exhibition of work by New York graffiti legend Cope2. Widely recognized as one of New York City’s most famous and prolific graffiti writers, this self-taught artist has been a fixture of the street scene for over 30 years. More recently, his paintings have been displayed in galleries across the United States and abroad.

Teaser: All City Canvas Mexico City Video

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Next Monday, October 29th, we are set to premier the documentary filmed during the work made for one of 2012's best street art festivals, All City Canvas Mexico City. We were lucky enough to be in Mexico City for the majority of the festival, and were able to see importrant and historical districts of the city transformed by some of the best talents in contemporary muralism and street art. As part of our teasing of the video, we look back at the work of Escif, Interesni Kazki, and ROA. More in the coming days...

In Conversation w/ Gareth Williams of Bonhams

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
In conjunction with Bonhams Auction House holding their first United States Urban Art Auction on October 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, we sit down with Gareth Williams, who oversees Bonhams contemporary, urban, and modern design sales at the London-based auctioneers. From the Banksy effect to the pieces in the new Urban Art Auction, Mr Williams gives insight into the world of auction houses and contemporary art sales.

Review: Jeremy Geddes "Exhale" @ Jonathan LeVine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
We had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of Jeremy Geddes, at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. Exhale is the name of a series of 17 hyperreal paintings that capture surreal instants, created with incredibly accurate detail and laborious work. His characters seem to appear in the precise juncture of a fragmented moment and space “...generating a tension between man-made environments in flux and the fragility of living bodies.”

Preview: Jason Jägel "The Castle & Other Works" @ Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Juxtapoz friend and San Francisco fine artist, Jason Jägel is set to open a new body of work at Galleri Christoffer Egelund in Copenhagen, Denmark this Friday, October 26, 2012. The Castle & Other Works is a series of paintings that originate as "blotter" paper: a base layer beneath other on-going paintings that naturally accrues random overpaint, test brush marks, notations, inattentive attention and text.

Opening: Shepard Fairey "Sound & Vision" @ Stolenspace, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
As we have been noting on the site over the past few weeks, Shepard Fairey (featured in our November 2012 issue), just opened a new solo exhibition, Sound & Vision, at Stolenspace Gallery in London. Our contributor, Butterfly, was on the scene at the opening, as well as watching Shepard's street works in progress over the past week... 

Paperstuff by Bartek Elsner

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Make gigantic things from paper, and call the series "Paperstuff." Simple enough. Berlin-based art director Bartek Elsner created the series Paperstuff because he seems to be able to make anything with paper, from boomboxes, to fire places, to televisions, to CCTV cameras, to VCRs. 

Street Works by Andre Muniz Gonzaga

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Brazilian street artist, Andre Muniz Gonzaga, utilizes the imperfections and irregular surfaces of the cities streets to create distorted and often bizarre faces.  Just in the last year, his work has appeared abroad in places like Senegal, Portugal, Berlin, and Amsterdam.

The Photography of Amanda Charchian

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Multiple exposures, skewed angles and flowers are the ingredients for the hallucogenic atmosphere of Amanda Charchian's 'Rose Ascension' series. In her own words, 'I aim to investigate the state of alienation through realms of the physical, psycho-social and spiritual human condition.

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