"Everything Ever And Nothing Never" Opening Photos

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Over the weekend a large crowd of attendees stopped by Needles and Pens in San Francisco for the opening of Everything Ever and Nothing Never.  Curated by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Austin McManus, this group show consists of an eclectic roster of established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums.

Sex, Humor and Porous Walker

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Jimmy DiMarcellis (aka Porous Walker) is a Napa, CA based artist who specializes in the absurd and often times the sexually bizarre. Jimmy’s hilarious drawings, creative sculptures and installations remind us that humor is the highest art- and next to sex, the most widely received and appreciated form of expression. The abstract and non-sensical illustrations of Walker are like comic-strips for the sexually mature (or immature) comic art enthusiast in all of us.

Jan Avendano: The Same but Different

Illustration // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Jan Avendano’s project, “The Same but Different” has created some both wonderfully rich and delicately clean patterns by playing around with variations on a theme. The theme, in this case, being a singular grid pattern. By overlaying, re-editing and manipulating the grid, Jan creates depth and texture in an otherwise restrictive layout. Jan is a Toronto based creative.

MOMO & Piet Dieleman Video

Street Art // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Multi disciplinary artists, Momo and Piet Dieleman, collaborated in painting a public mural where the two would go over each other’s work for a week.  The project took place at the independent culture festival “Incubate” in Holland and you can see part of the process in the following video.

GET READY, JUNGLE HEAT at Beach London

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
With “GET READY, JUNGLE HEAT.”, Christopher Norris and Steak Mtn. aim to aggressively explore the role of the mouth in human sexuality; correlating the moist humidity of men and women’s mouths to that of the wet heat of a jungle. Norris/Steak delicately abstract their compositions, softening the seamy subject matter for the viewers’ gaze, coaxing them to examine in detail something that would perhaps normally make them uncomfortable.

Kira Leigh's Erotic Grotesque

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Kira Leigh is a Boston based artist and illustrator who's work 'investigates issues of identity in the world and of the self.' She states 'Co-morbidity, issues of depression, feminism, body dysmorphia and self-harm are some topics of interest that I pursue. I often use systems of gaming and pop culture references to create an identifiable, often spontaneous, visual vocabulary...'

A Vintage TWIST

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
A vintage Twist mop tag 15 years old still shines more than any mop tag you would see on the streets today. Classic penmanship.

Xchange by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
We have featured Nick Gentry on the site before, interviewed him as well, and today we just saw a video the UK artist just posted, XChange. Gentry, who takes used floppy disks and creates portraits from them, has compiled a video montage of some of the details that go into his portrait work.

The Work of Vikki Chu

Illustration // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Vikki Chu is a freelance illustrator and artist with a BFA in Communication Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. "Drawing is definitely the most important and enjoyable part of my illustration process," says Chu. "I love working on any project that involves a lot of drawing, which is probably why I enjoy making large scenes so much. Architecture and people are my favorite subjects."

Ryan McGinley "Grids" @ Team Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Coinciding with McGinley's Animals exhibition at Team Gallery, the NYC-photographer will also open Grids at Team, a series of works on three huge grids that feature individual portraits of fans at concerts. These shows mark the first time a single artist has had simultaneous shows in both Team spaces.

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