Gris1 @ Backside Gallery

Graffiti // Saturday, September 15, 2012
We think this is a creative promotional concept for a gallery exhibition by graffiti artist, Gris. His exhibition opens September 20, 2012 at Backside Gallery in Marseille. France.  

Goldfish Photo Booths in Japan

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 15, 2012
The goldfish has been a part of Japanese cultures for centuries and traditional games such as "Scooping Goldfish" are still played today. The collective group going by the name, Kingyobu aka Goldfish club, have been making aquariums out of phone booths for the past year and placing hundreds of goldfish inside.

Alex Pardee on Robert Bowen

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 15, 2012
I interviewed surrealist painter Robert Bowen for Juxtapoz Issue #139. Since that was only a couple of months ago, I was going to ask him the same exact questions that I did before just because it would be silly, but instead, I'm going to let his incredible paintings speak for themselves, because they speak pretty loudly and each one has its own beautiful voice.

The Work of Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 15, 2012
Tim Noble and Sue Webster are a dynamic duo based out of the UK. Using everyday things including rubbish, they've taken the idea of assemblages to a new level of transformative art.

The Work of Tim Lane

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 15, 2012
'Tim Lane is inspired by the colourful and fascinating ceremonial rites of ancient cultures; how they celebrate the cycle of life and their provisions for death and the afterlife. Other elements of these rites: the music, the transforming quality of performance and characterful faces, can be seen to influence Tim’s paintings. He also explores the idea of faded glory and the fragility of life and civilization...'

The Erotic Work of INSA

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 15, 2012
“INSA’s work, contray to some at first glace, speaks to an inquisitive and informed viewship. His beautiful women flaunting oiled skin and high heels or name brand sneakers serve as modern icons and symbols of our lavish and unsustainable, even unhealthy, lifestyle."

Opening: Ryan McGinness "Women" @ Quint Contemporary Art, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
Opening Saturday evening at Quint Contemporary Art in San Diego is an solo exhibition featuring Ryan McGinness titled Women: New (Re) Presentations. The show is comprised of a series of works McGinness has been producing over the last few years experimenting with the representations of the female nude, delineating the long-standing subject in Western art into essential geometric forms in a variety of mediums...

The Art of God Machine

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
Godmachine was born in Cardiff, South Wales, it was a difficult birth; his parents were in London at the time. He grew up on a steady diet of nothing...

Preview: ROA "Dominant Species" @ 941 Geary, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
After ROA placed one of our favorite street pieces of the year (do we rank things like this now?) in Chicago, the Belgian artist, although we assume he hasn't seen his own bed in years, is back in San Francisco for an installation and exhibition at 941 Geary. Dominant Species is his latest body of work created directly after his road trip from the East to the West of America.

MQ Tattoos in Japan

Graffiti // Friday, September 14, 2012
This weekend may be your only chance to get a tattoo from notorious graffiti bomber, MQ. The only catch is that you have to be in Tokyo. Starting Saturday for 4 days, the man behind the iconic two-letter throwup will be slanging ink at Have a Good Time Gallery. Don’t sleep! September 15-18, 2-8 p.m.

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