Gigs x Twist 1993

Graffiti // Monday, April 06, 2015
We love stumbling on old Bay Area graffiti photos like this one of Gigs Fsc and Twist way back in 1993. Hard to believe that was 22 years ago now!

Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs

Photography // Monday, April 06, 2015
Last month a book of photographs taken of Frida Kahlo in the last years of her life was published by Harry N. Abrams. For two years, photographer Gisèle Freund was welcomed into the home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera allowing her to intimately document their daily lives. The images provide a glimpse into the personal practices of two of the most renowned painters in the medium’s history. 

Josh Jefferson's Harmonious Discards

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
We've been following artist and sax player Josh Jefferson on Instagram and enjoying his posts of his prolific studio practice. Balancing gently on the line between figurative and abstract painting, his brushwork is unusual with a lot of depth and quirks. 

Collier Schorr's "8 Women"

Erotica // Monday, April 06, 2015
Collier Schorr's earliest works utilized appropriated ads from fashion magazines to address issues of authorship and desire. The works introduced a female gaze into the debate about female representation...

Artists Install Bust of Snowden at Brooklyn War Memorial

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
Early this morning a group of artists installed a massive bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn's Fort Green Park. A trio of artists and their helpers hauled the 100-pund sculpture and attached it to a section of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, a memorial to Revolutionary War Soldiers.

Kaz Oshiro: Everyday Objects Made of Canvas

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
A new Kaz Oshiro exhibit, “Diffuse Reflection,” just opened at Galerie Frank Elbaz in Paris, and the pictures do not disappoint. We have been impressed with the LA artist’s work for years now, watching with awe as he turns wood, canvas and paint into three dimensional trompe-l’oeil sculptures of everyday objects...


Photography // Sunday, April 05, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Catherine Opie will be speaking on her work at the Brooklyn Campus which is open free to the public and will be held on April 8, 2015. Opie is an American photographer based in Los Angeles where she is professor of Photography at UCLA. 

video: HAELER - Graffiti Keeps Detroit From Looking Like A Ghost Town

Graffiti // Saturday, April 04, 2015
"It's a free for all, you could get butt naked if you want" says Haeler in this new video that follows him and Begr as they paint and talk about how you can do whatever the fuck you want in Detroit when it comes to doing graffiti.

Ari Marcopoulos's "L1032015 " @ Marlborough Chelsea, NY

Photography // Saturday, April 04, 2015
Marlborough Chelsea is pleased to present an exhibition of new photographs and video by New York artist Ari Marcopoulos. Entitled L1032015 (after the number and date assigned to a photograph within the artist’s archive) the show addresses interconnected ideas regarding the dynamic density of the city, the uncontrollable power of nature, and the resilience and frailty of the body. 

Mission Cool: SF Art in the '90s

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 03, 2015
Jux contributor Kristin Farr just produced a new video for KQED and SFMOMA that reflects on a golden age for contemporary art in San Francisco’s Mission District. Several influential artists who lived and worked in or near the Mission in the ’90s became internationally known, and many of our favorites have been featured in the pages of Juxtapoz.


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