Coro On Juxtapoz Twitter & Facebook for May 2012

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Coro is one of our favorite artists working today. Maybe saying artist isn't enough: he draws, illustrates, paints, graffitis, game designs, character designs, does advertising work, movie production, and some product design when all of this isn't enough. With his company Massive Black, he is quite busy. He is going to somehow find time to give us a daily drop on Juxtapoz' Twitter and Facebook accounts on the things he sees and does that we all think our readers should know...

Preview: Thinkspace Gallery Curates "Synergy"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Culver City's Thinkspace Gallery is taking the short trip up to San Francisco to curate a group exhibition at Spoke Art, opening tomorrow, Thursday, May 3. The show will feature familiar faces of the Thinkspace roster, including Allison Sommers, Dabs Myla, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, Kelly Vivanco, Liz Brizzi, Nathan DeYoung, Seth Armstrong, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, Yosuke Ueno and others. Preview after the jump . . .

A Roach Remembered: Bug Memorials

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
You know those people who get really mad if you step and/or kill a bug? Well, they will love the work of Minneapolis' Carmichael Collective, who created this mini-street installation, A Roach Remembered, with the tagline: "This is a tribute to a cockroach that lived its life to the fullest. 2012 -- 2012. RIP little buddy."

All City Canvas, Mexico City: Day 1—2

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
We have our Mexico City colleagues on the scene at the huge Public Art festival, All City Canvas, where an all-world roster of artists (Roa, Escif, Saner, Herakut, Vhils, Interesni Kazki, El Mac, Aryz, and Sego) are painting huge walls around the Mexican capital. After the first few days, some massively good works are being produced. Check out some of the progress shots we were able to capture.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier @ de Young, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
One of the best exhibitions we saw in 2011, perhaps over the past few years, was the exquisite Alexander McQueen knock-out fashion turned fine art visionary show at the MET in NYC (can you tell we liked it?). With this in mind, we were excited to see how The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk would play out at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. After our run through, this is another solid fashion to fine art display that we recommend if you travel to SF this summer.

Oversized Everyday Objects by Lilian Bourgeat

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
When we begin to close the day on office work, we like to try and find something that makes us laugh or has a bit of a fun element to it in the world of art. Most of the time we just look at movie trailers and music videos, but last night we came across the oversized everyday object serires by French artist Lilian Bourgeat, a good examination on distorted your visual perception and the ways we become familiar with space and porportion.

Preview: Women Are Hereos: A Global Project by JR Book

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
WIth our Public Art Issue (May 2012) getting a lot of attention and great feeback, we have been excited that our 4 cover artists have been busy this month. JR, who is always busy with various projects around the world, is set to release a new book this month, Women Are Hereos: A Global Project by JR with Abrams. We have a few sneaks of the book after the jump . . .

Mars-1 Mural in Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Mars-1 was recently down in Mexico City at the same time we happened to be working in the mega-city, so we decided to hang out with him while the San Francisco artist painted this mural. The fun part is that if you ever wanted to Google Mars-1 Mexico City, you get Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars. We digress.

Rock Poster Art by Alan Forbes

Music // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Alan Forbes is a prolific San Francisco based rock music poster artist with over 400 visually explosive posters under his belt. All hand drawn and lettered using brush and ink before being silk screened into limited edition posters for some of your favorite bands. Aside from his commercial work, he occasionally exhibits found sculptures.

Mark Mulroney "Spring Time Pictures" @ Galleries Goldstein at Goodhood, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
If we are having a lucky month, we will get a little something special in the mail from NY-based artist, Mark Mulroney. Just little droplets of abstraction from an artist we featured in the July 2011 issue. Mr. Mulroney will be dropping little bits of comic abstraction at Galleries Goldstein at Goodhood, London, this May 3 in a new exhibition called Spring Time Pictures.

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