Street Art // Friday, March 18, 2011
February 2011 cover artist, Escif, just painted this new wall in Valencia, Spain, with fellow Spanish artist, SAN. They call it, "Preparing a Duall Army." We also just got word that both artists will be showing this summer in San Francisco, and will be touring California while painting multiple walls as the build-up to the show. More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
In our ongoing series of Juxtapoz Presents video profiles, we introduce our interview with NYC-based photographer, street artist and sticker artist, Curtis Kulig. We visit Kulig at his apartment in Manhattan, as well as get a tour of his local corner market, where Kulig stole a few greatest hits 'shop lifting' posters for an exhibit in Milan. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
After nearly 3 years without exhibiting in her native France, Miss Van is back with a new solo show, Twinkles, at Galerie Madga Danysz in Paris, opening this Saturday, March 19. One of the leading female figures of European street art, Miss Van will be presenting a new series of melancholic and subtle works in her now trademark classical style. More looks after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Skewville, who we featured on the site a few months back, has a new show going up at High Roller Society in London, and our London correspondent, Butterfly, captured the artist in video as he prepared his solo show, Slow Your Roll, that opens this Saturday, March 19. More after the jump . . .
Street Art // Tuesday, March 15, 2011
We all know that French street artist, JR, won the 2011 TED Award, but we hadn't heard his TED2011 Talk accepting and pledging with the award. JR's simple, ambitious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out. A great speech after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
Some of the best street art has humor built into it. In the case of French street artist, OaKoAk, they take what the city gives to them and creates a witty street piece. Who hasn't wanted to turn a tile doorstep into a piano, or a sewer cover into a Viking's shield? More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 13, 2011
Our April issue of Juxtapoz, the Art In the Streets Issue, companion to the MOCA's "Art In the Streets" exhibition that is opening in Los Angeles next month, was curated by Roger Gastman. (Who happens to be a curator of the MOCA show, along with MOCA director, Jeffrey Deitch, and Aaron Rose). The New York Times, getting in the Art In the Streets mood, profiled Gastman this weekend. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
London-based Eine opens a new solo show, Greatest, at White Walls in San Francisco tomorrow night (Saturday, March 12), featuring new works as well as a culmination of his painting public space around SF over the past few weeks. This particular piece,"We Rock Hardest," was a nice touch to the City. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Next week, we will premiere our new video profile, Juxtapoz Presents: Curtis Kulig, but today, we have a studio visit with the NYC-based street, photography, and fine artist. You may recognize that "Love Me" sticker from the intro of "Saturday Night Live." Images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
April 2011 marks a special issue for Juxtapoz Magazine, as we were asked by the MOCA to create a companion issue to the first major instituitional retrospective of street art, Art In the Streets. As we documented street art to a wider-audience of fine art, tattoo, pop-surreal, and illustrative art enthusiasts over our 17 years, we wanted to create an extended dialog and history with graffiti and street art pioneers. More after the jump . . .