Converse "Open Studio" Exhibition @ The Space, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
From May 16th – 18th during Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 at The Space in Sheung Wan, Converse presented a rare opportunity to witness creativity being unleashed with 'Open Studio,' an exciting new platform for next generation talent with pop-up studios showcasing the creative process in-motion. The project lent an environment where guests can observe the artists at work or interact with the artists for a more intimate experience.

Eric Yahnker "Sticks & Drones" @ Paradise Row, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Paradise Row is pleased to present Sticks & Drones, the solo UK debut and exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Eric Yahnker. If you remember, Mr Yahnker was the cover of Juxtapoz in May 2011, the one with the slice of pizza on a bed of garland. It was one of our favorite covers ever, and Yahnker continues to be one of the most clever artists working today.

Richard Nonas and Joel Shapiro "Cross-Cuts" @ Knockdown Center, NY

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
We went to the Knockdown Center in Brooklyn to check out the opening reception of two sculptors who emerged during the early 70’s in New York City as pioneers of non-traditional sculptural installation. Richard Nonas and Joel Shapiro have made significant contributions to our understanding of space, scale and structure.

Watch: Energy That Is All Around w/ Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and more...

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Energy That Is All Around presents more than 125 works by five artists who launched their careers in San Francisco’s Mission District in the early 1990s. Featured artists include Barry McGee, Ruby Neri, Margaret Kilgallen, Chris Johanson and Alicia McCarthy. Watch a video after the jump...

New Agostino Lacurci Mural in Arce, Italy

Street Art // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Agostino Lacurci just completed a new mural for Memorie Urbane in Arce, Italy. The piece is titled Homo Paleolicus an features one of his signature characters flying on a paper plane over a landscape scattered with what appear to be volcanoes.

Metropolitan Museum Provides Free Access to 400,000 Images

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
The Metropolitan Museum has just announced that more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use—including in scholarly publications in any media—without permission from the Museum and without a fee...

Ana Bagayan "Children of the Sun" @ Thinkspace

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Thinkspace will be presenting Children of the Sun, the gallery’s second solo exhibition of new work by Armenian born, Big Bear based, artist Ana Bagayan. Bagayan’s work is inspired by her fascination with the metaphysical, and by a creative preoccupation with the limitless possibilities of the unknown...

Watch: Banksy "Artist in Residence" Video for Webby Awards

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
To accept his 2014 Webby for Person of the Year, Banksy made this video about his Residency in New York City. Whether you loved it, hated it, felt inspired by it reminded us of why street art, graffiti, public art, whatever it is you want to call it, in whatever form you find it, do it, see it, is an important historical identifier of who we are as humans. 

The "Art of Nude" by Wayne Quilliam

Erotica // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Aboriginal photographer Wayne Quilliam shows us that not all nudes are created equal. Quilliam explores texture, light and movement in a way that other photographers do not. Beautifully simplistic stills...

A look inside Danny Lyon's "The Seventh Dog" published by Phaidon

Photography // Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Most people are introduced to Danny Lyon’s work through his most known series Bikeriders, which is our favorite, but that’s really just the surface of his extensive body of work. Over the past 5 decades this photographer has ventured on the road through a number of cultures, immersing himself in the lives of the subjects he photographed and Phaidon has published The Seventh Dog to serve as a monograph or retrospective photo book of this endeavor.

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