Derek Weisberg "Saving | Face" @ Lyons Wier Gallery, NY

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
Saving | Face is the first commercial gallery solo exhibition from California transplant Derek Weisberg. Weisberg has been making sculpture in ceramics for over 20 years, and earned a BFA in ceramics, at California College of Arts and Crafts, in 2005. Weisberg spent the early part of his career cutting his teeth on the Left Coast...

Update: The Work of Mark Powell

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
London artist Mark Powell cleverly re-purposes old, used, and often tattered ephemera. Using cancelled envelopes, maps, and other found items as his canvases, he produces striking, life-like, and inked drawings. His sketches are made using only a Bic Biro pen, often incorporating the original stamps, logos, and addresses. 

Ryan de la Hoz "Form and Void" @ Flatcolor Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
Ryan de la Hoz, who is featured in our May, 2014 issue, is opened Form and Void at Flatcolor Gallery in Seattle, WA last night. The name "Form and Void" is taken from the Bible. Genesis verse 1:2 "And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep."

The Work of Stephanie Inagaki

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
Weaving elements of masterful line work and a strong sense of heritage, the work of Stephanie Inagaki uses Japanese mythology and folk tales as the source for her intimate presentations of the manners in which we relate to the ones we love, the often painful lessons learned in the experience, and ultimately the blossoming discovery of self...

Live Outside SF: An Interview with Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags

Street Art // Thursday, May 01, 2014
One certainty, if I could be so bold, is the proclamation that Public Art makes cities better. It's a simple formula, one that Juxtapoz has declared a necessity for years, had dedicated an entire issue to, and has documented and participated in over the last decade. Public Art programs make people happy. We aren't talking about expensive forays bringing international artists to your city lending a stunning sculpture to your waterfront views...

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka Carnage NYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

The Strange Characters of Diane Arbus

Photography // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Throughout the 1940’s, 50’s, and 60’s New York City native Diane Arbus created an extensive photographic body of work that provided glimpses of strangeness in everyday life. While her photography was documentary, her use of composition and subject matter transformed her work into it’s own unique sub-genre. 

Hopper Meditations

Photography // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Drawing inspiration from the paintings of Edward Hopper, Richard Tuschman’s series “Hopper Meditations” evokes the moody color palettes, cityscape backdrops, and solitary female charac-ters that are signature elements in Hopper’s paintings. Tuschman explains, “I wanted to do a series of staged figurative narratives, somehow connected to past art, but also something I could take ownership of. 

Giveaway: Kenny Scharf x UE Boom Wireless Speaker

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Our friends at UE Boom have sent us a couple of their new limited edition, sold out Blablobs collaboration with Kenny Scharf, and we will be giving them away. Simply follow Juxtapoz and UE Boom on Twitter, share this post and we will select two people at random from the hashtag #JUXBOOM on Twitter this Friday May 2, 2014...

All We Want is Everything @ Gauntlet Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
This Saturday, May 3rd, Gauntlet Gallery will be presenting "ALL WE WANT IS EVERYTHING" featuring new works by Jason Bryant, Jeff Ramirez, Johannah O'Donnell and Zofia Bogusz. This exhibit combines the figurative work of four artists who are on the verge of mainstream recognition. In their own unique style, each contemporary artist skillfully inserts captivating characters into the backdrop of vivid and vibrant images. This allows each artist to create a juncture where the stress and chaos of everyday life has been stripped away, leaving behind a moment of clarity that reveals a flash of beauty and vulnerability.

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