Preview: Jason Jägel "The Castle" @ Needles & Pens, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
One of our favorite artists we cover, SF-based Jason Jägel (featured in the January 2010 issue), will be showing at one of our favorite SF spots, Needles & Pens, starting on Friday, September 7. The Castle features a new series of paintings and drawings. And if we are lucky, Jason will give us a new mix for our morning commute. "Love Junky" express. 

Preview: Steve Powers " A Word is Worth A Thousand Pictures " @ Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
After seven years since 2x Juxtapoz cover artist Stephen Powers’ last solo exhibition in New York, Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures. In this new exhibition series, the prolific artist will present a panoramic assemblage of paintings that will occupy the entire breadth of the gallery. A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures will consist of a multitude of enamel on aluminum paintings, ranging from 10-x-8 inches to 8-x-16 feet. The show opens tonight, September 6, 2012.

The Work of Iceland's Siggi Eggertsson

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
We want to rave a bit right now. We love it when we see a great approach to illustration, especially when its based on a photograph, and the work that Iceland's Siggi Eggertsson completed for the Icelandic bank, Landsbankinn, are some of our favorite works we have seen in illustration this year. 

The Nintendo Toaster

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
You have to ask yourself, how much do you want the 1980s in your life? And when you see that someone, in this case, MyBurningEyes from Deviant Art, turning an old Nintendo Entertainment System console into a fully functioning toaster, you know there is a passion for 8-bit that runs so deep in the creative community.

Carl Kleiner's Popsicle Series

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Carl Kleiner's work always grabs our attention. HIs design aesthetic is a truly captivating combination of simple yet bold compositions and subtle attention to detail. On a very basic level, he knows how to make things look good. Even popsicles made of hard, inedible materials.

The Work of Brazil's Mathiole

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Brazilian artist and designer Mathiole uses digital illustration techniques to create unique Art Nouveau-inspired works. A morbid fascination with death lingers throughout in these elegantly rendered pieces.

Preview: Jonathan Way$hak @ Zerofriends, Oakland

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Jonathan Way$hak, who we have known about for a few years but just recently got to meet when Alex Pardee featured him in the Halloween Issue we just released has an opening tomorrow night, September 6 in Oakland at Zerofriends Gallery. We got a sneak peek, and we think you should check it out. 

Preview: Jason Bryant "Smoke and Mirrors" @ Porter Contemporary, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Porter Contemporary is pleased to announce Smoke and Mirrors, a solo exhibition of paintings by Jason Bryant from September 6 through October 20, 2012 with an opening reception with the artist on September 6th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Preview: Jessica Hess “Fade and Finish” @ Spoke Art, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Spoke Art is pleased to present Fade and Finish, a new solo show by San Francisco-based painter Jessica Hess. Following her successful solo show last year at White Walls gallery, and two person show with Kevin Cyr there the year before, Jessica Hess will be debuting a new body of original paintings this September at Spoke Art gallery in San Francisco.

Video: When Lucent Met Herakut by theonepointeight

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Earlier this year, our good friends, the German art duo of Herakut, collaborated on a special project with the performers from Lucent Dossier in The Lucent Dossier Experience – When Lucent Found Herakut at the downtown Los Angeles space, the Palace Theater. The collaborative project brought together acrobats, contortionists, aerial dancers, stilt walkers with Herakut's art. And now, we have a video of the project...

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