Scope Miami Beach 2014: Juxtapoz Presents + More

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Yesterday, we showed you the two amazing projects we have at Scope Miami Beach: Cleon Petereson's "Paint the Town" sculptures and Grotesk's "Juxtapoz Newsstand." Today, we take a look at the booths and galleries associated with the Juxtapoz Presents x Scope programming, as well as some highlights from around the fair. If you come by the Newsstand this week, be sure to get a copy of the special newspaper we have to highlight the program. 

Paul Gaffney's "We Make the Path by Walking"

Photography // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Paul Gaffney is an Irish artist currently pursuing a PhD in photography at the University of Ulster in Belfast. In 2012, he walked over 3,500 km with the goal of producing a body of work that explored "the idea of long-distance walking as a form of meditation and personal transformation." 

Martin Schoeller at Hasted Kraeutler, NY

Photography // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Now through January 3, 2015 there will be a retrospective of Martin Schoeller’s extensive photographic career on display at Hasted Kraeutler. Known for taking an alternative approach to portraiture, Schoeller photographs some of the world’s most recognizable faces, from Quentin Tarantino to former President Bill Clinton, and shows us an unseen side of each subject. 

Beautiful Handmade Embroidered Portraits

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Cayce Zavaglia participated in booooooom’s November Submission and these beautiful handmade embroidered portraits won. Silk and cotton threads on linen with acrylic painted background took our breath away.

Paint the Town by Cleon Peterson @ SCOPE Miami 2014

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
In the entryway of SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, Juxtapoz invited Los Angeles-based fine artist Cleon Peterson to create sculptures based on his latest print release, Paint the Town. Working in conjunction with Pretty In Plastic, Peterson designed 8-foot tall, 3D reinterpretations of his menacing, dancing works. The following is an excerpt from the Juxtapoz October 2014 cover story with Peterson.

Juxtapoz Newsstand by Grotesk @ SCOPE Miami 2014

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
For SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, we brought the icon to life, with Grotesk and his team constructing a full-scale, operating model of the illustration to serve as the headquarters for Juxtapoz during South Beach festivities all week.

January 2015 Issue Preview w/ Dan Witz, Ryan McGinness, Kazu and More

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Juxtapoz is proud to both kick off the 2015 year with a cover story on Brooklyn-based fine artist Dan Witz in our print edition. But we are even more proud that it will be released at our booth at Scope Art Fair Miami Beach and on shelves around the world during the holiday shopping rush. Witz is overdue for the cover, with his mosh pit paintings and unique street art being enjoyed by collectors and readers for over two decades. 

The Photographer’s Playspace @ Aperture Foundation, NY

Photography // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The Photographer’s Playbook is a collection of 307 assignments, ideas, stories, and anecdotes from many of the world’s most talented photographers. The book was published by Aperture and released this past summer. 

Domestic Bliss

Photography // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
In her series “Domestic Bliss”, photographer Susan Copich depicts the exact opposite of her title. Copich places herself in each image as the primary member of the household; a depressed, frustrated, and angry housewife. 

STEPHAN DOITSCHINOFF aka Calma “Tres Mundos” @ Galerie L.J., Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Galerie L.J. in Paris are set to open a new body of work with Brazilian artist and former Juxtapoz featured artist Stephan Doitschinoff, or better known as Calma to our readers. The show's title is "Tres Mundos" and it's about our world and culture collapsing due to an excess of rigidity observed in the Western societies.

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