SAGMEISTER X WALSH: ADOBE CHALLENGE

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Adobe commissioned Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh to create an interpretive version of the classic Adobe logo. The designer duo known as Sagmeister & Walsh turned the challenge into a five part gameshow. Produced by Young Guns out of New York, the game show calls for each challenger to recreate the logo out of randomly selected objects, like jalapeños, sprinkles, silly string, or boardgames.

Brixton's Summer 2014 Collection and Video

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Our friends over at Brixton just released their Summer 2014 collection and video, perfectly in time for this ridiculously hot weather we are getting here in San Francisco.  A swim sure sounds nice...

Art Truancy—20 Years of Cover Artists

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
On May 15, 2014, Juxtapoz and Jonathan LeVine Gallery will open "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," a group exhibition at both of LeVine's spaces at 557C West 23rd Street & 529 West 20th Street in Manhattan. The exhibition features a wide-range of cover artists and featured artists from over the past 20 years, and today we have a look at some of the covers from artists in the show. From Robert Williams to Grotesk, Mark Ryden to Swoon, here is a bit of a history lesson to catch up on, or reminisce over.

Aurel Schmidt and Pierre Molinier @ M+B Gallery, LA

Photography // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
M+B is pleased to present an exhibition of Pierre Molinier's photomontages alongside a new series of drawings by Aurel Schmidt. Feelings of obsession, repetition, fetishism, pain, longing, death and the psychedelic tumble throughout the intimate works. The exhibition runs from May 3 through June 21, 2014, with an opening reception on Saturday, May 3 from 6 to 8 pm.

Low Bros "Menace Beach Pt.2" @ OZM Gallery, Hamburg

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
We love the nostalgic vibe of a Low Bros paintings or mural, and chronicled their work in our print edition in October 2013. With "Menace Beach Pt.2" the Low Bros are going back to their hometown of Hamburg, to create an extension of the first Menace Beach show that took place in Berlin last year. Annoyed by the brand heavy skateboard scene that exists today, the Bros are inviting you to celebrate the spirit of true skateboarding and show what skating means to them.

Olimpia Zagnoli's Technicolor Visions

Illustration // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Olimpia Zagnoli is fond of listening to T. Rex, riding a tiny red bike, sending postcards and reading the news upside-down. After years of doodling she became an illustrator and began collaborating with The New York Times, The New Yorker, Google, Taschen and many others. Her style is characterized by soft shapes and chameleonic colors. She lives in Milan in a house with kaleidoscopic floors.   

The Works of Razvan Boar

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Razvan Boar’s drawings, paintings, and collages have a fragmented quality, reflecting the confusion and dislocations of what can sometimes feel like a dissolving world. Boar (lives and works in Bucharest, Romania) is currently completing his MFA in painting at the National University of Art in Bucharest...

The Haunting Works of Marco Rea

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Inspired by dreams, mental inspiration, and the loss of intimacy, the Italian born Marco Rea has been able to keep his works recognizable and original. Rea’s work rises from a glossy image, created in order to sell a product, full of messages of desire and fascination, which stir people to material fetishism for mass culture products.

Clarity Haynes' "The Breast Portrait Project

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The large-scale paintings I am currenty working on come out of a decade-and-a-half long feminist art project. The Breast Portrait Project exists in the intersections of art and social intervention, merging drawing, painting, artist book production, documentary photography, and writing. My work is a subversion of traditional purposes of portraiture, with a focus on making discoveries and facilitating transformation in my subjects, myself, and in communities of viewers...

Large-Scale Drawings That Look 3D by Fiona Tang

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Fiona Tang is a talented Vancouver-based art student who creates large trompe l'oeil optical illusion drawings. "Despite my parents disapproval, I have stuck to and fought for my art. I love sketching, to the point where I will catch myself looking at my surroundings as sketches. Art is not only my passion, but also my outlet and therapy; it always manages to cheer me up."

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