Works by Allison Sommers

Erotica // Friday, August 24, 2012
Allison Sommers is a Brooklyn-based artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated, intricate, uncomfortable worlds of meat, vegetation, and birds and beasts of various sizes. Her work is intentionally vague, both conceptually and morally, and hints at underlying narrative structure without providing clear artist-authorship to guide the viewer through.

Art of the Assassin: An Exhibit Inspired by Assassin's Creed III

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Come celebrate with us tonight, August 23! Ubisoft, in partnership with Rock the Vote, invite you to check out the launch of their traveling art show, Art of the Assassin. You’ll see original artwork from a few of Juxatpoz-featured artists like Mark Dean Veca and Justin Bartlet and receive an exclusive a sneak peek of one of 2012's most anticipated video game releases, Assassin's Creed III.

New Works From Brendan Monroe

Illustration // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Brendan Monroe currently lives and works in Oakland, California. His interpretations of the world are mostly rooted in science then executed through painting and sculpting. Brendan feels these are the best ways for him to communicate, but always enjoys making other things as well. He recently updated his website with some new works, including this collaboration with another Juxtapoz favorite, Mars-1.

Steven Powers "A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures" @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Street Art // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Seven years have passed since Steven Powers had a solo exhibition in New York City, a good reason to get excited for the one that will take place at Joshua Liner Gallery on September 6, 2012. The show cleverly titled “A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures” will display the exceptional sign painter’s talents as he covers the entirety of the gallery space walls.

End Stop & Frisk - hands off the kids!

Graffiti // Thursday, August 23, 2012
One of the most controversial police procedures is the Stop and Frisk search exercised by a number of police departments, most noticeably in New York City.  Based on police officers “suspicion” anyone can be searched and commonly Blacks and Latinos are stopped, but rarely arrested. The topic is a sensitive issue and even motivated someone to paint upside roller reading “End Stop & Frisk - hands off the kids!” on a buildings roof in Brooklyn.

In L.A.: Chad Muska Studio Visit

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
  Pro skateboarder, musician, and artist Chad Muska recently invited us to his studio space, Flat425 in Los Angeles for a little peek into his life and what he’s been working on lately. Muska has been working on several different projects including a whole new body of work, which was surprisingly different from his earlier works.

Feature: Dabs Myla In Conversation with Ephameron

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Dabs Myla's big 'Marvelous Expeditions' show is coming up on Sat, Sept. 1st at Thinkspace. The duo have put together a fun lil' set of questions combining some of the favorite questions they've been asked over the past few years as well as a few show specific travel related questions to spice things up. Today, they speak with Ephameron.

Ballpoint Pen Drawing by Samuel Silva

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Yes, that is right. This is a ballpoint pen drawing. Samuel Silva, the artist, used 8 different colors taking 30 hours to complete it. No other media. Simply 100 % ballpoint pen. Silva is Portugal-based attorney who does art as a "hobby." I don't think much more needs to be said. Just look at it.

Vans "Get Out and Do Something" Tour

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Join legendary Vans pro skateboarders Ray Barbee and John Cardiel for the second leg of the Vans Get Out and Do Something Tour stretching through four stops in Washington. Featuring live music by Ray and the Mattson 2 followed by John Cardiel spinning his favorite music. Greg "Pnut" Galinsky will also be in the scene sharing his artistic flavor.

Photography of Iain Crawford

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
"Iain Crawford  loves to capture images that have a strong graphic and textural quality, often searching out the graphical symmetry in chaos, while still maintaining the personality and emotion of the subject. His career has lead him to shoot campaigns for many of the world’s top brands and receive commissions from a host of top international magazines."

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