Street Art // Saturday, June 08, 2013
The two-person exhibition Butcher’s Hook featuring the work of Jesse Hazelip and Jon Todd opens tonight, June 8, 2013 at Yves Laroche in Montreal, Quebec. Todd will be showing new expressionistic-like portrait paintings, while Hazelip’s work is ballpoint pen drawings and mixed media. Each have a very different esthetic but both share a common ground in focusing on suppressed and marginalized members of society.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 09, 2013
One of our favorite institutions and longtime supporters of the local San Francisco art scene, Needles and Pens, have now officially been doing their thing for 10 years aka a decade! Round of applause everyone! In celebration of this awesome accomplishment they are throwing a massive group show with over 70 participating artists, a book release, and live bands at the opening reception. Party! The opening reception goes down tomorrow, May 10, at the Luggage Store in San Francisco and we strongly suggest you come out to this very special event.
Street Art // Monday, April 22, 2013
Galo Art Gallery in Turin, Italy recently held a solo exhibition for the mad surgeon illustrator and muralist, Nychos. The Vienna-based artist named the show “Pellis OS Omentum” and exhibited new illustrations, paintings, and a stunning on site mural of a dissected fox. Check out some photos from the opening and the work that will be on exhibit through May 18, 2013.
Graffiti // Wednesday, April 03, 2013
VFR, VEEFER, or VFRESH is a recognizable and legendary name amongst graffiti circles in New York and beyond. Painting in abundance in the early 90’s and on, VFR has gained a certain type of underground praise that many writers aspire for. Laying low for some time, he has resurfaced to offer 100 canvases each priced at a highly affordable $100. aNYthing store will be hosting this special exhibition entitled “Pieces of History from the Future” and will also offer a limited run of 100 t-shirts from VFR. Highly recommended. Go!
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 23, 2013
Tonight, Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco will host Evan Nesbit’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. A recent graduate of the Yale MFA program, Nesbit’s body of work includes mixed media paintings, perceptual objects, sculpture and interactive “space blankets”. Through exploration of painterly materials, visual process and participation from the public, this new body of work will explore the imbrication of patterns and experience that structures ones vision, suspended in doubt, sometimes cured in paint.
Graffiti // Monday, October 29, 2012
Read More books, The Reader, Booker, Bones, and more, recently opened a new exhibition entitled "Read up in a down economy" at Ditch Projects in Springfield, Oregon. The elusive artist filled the space with a number of installations that included work on found objects such as news stands, wood palettes, corrugated metal, and even a trailer, most being shot up by a shotgun, accompanied with paintings and mixed media pieces.
Graffiti // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Several members of the DFW crew held an exhibition in France at the Musée Maritime et Portuaire. The show included work from members Barry Mcgee, Jesse Geller, Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Isaac T. Lin. Jacob Ciocci, Dan Murphy, Ken Kagami & Julien Couic. Here are some photos from the exhibition that runs until October 26, 2012.
Graffiti // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Atlanta-based artist and member of the Msk crew, Alex Brewer also known as Hense, will be having a solo exhibition entitled “Spray” at the Sandra Hudson Gallery. The show will feature new paintings and works on paper and wood, inspired by recent works in public space. The opening reception is from 7 – 9 p.m., September 14, 2012 and will run through October 20, 2012.
Street Art // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Lisbon-based, London-residing artist, Vhils, newest solo exhibition entitled “Entropy” opened last weekend at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris. The artist is most recognized for his walls that are chiseled and layered portraits resembling excavated artifact. Expanding his practice, his new body of work explores portraits in a variety of techniques such as carved Styrofoam and wood, acid etched metal, laser cut posters, and ink and bleach on paper.
Graffiti // Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Taipei is one long jet-lagged flight away from where we rest our head, but if you are on the island of Taiwan this Saturday night there is a good art show to check out. Graffiti writers, Optimist and Stuey, will be showing new work at the AMPM Gallery in a show entitled Time Flies in Taipei. Optimist sent over a video and some exclusive preview shots of work that will be on display. Go!