Metal Mirage

Street Art // Sunday, March 18, 2012
Wait, that’s not a mirage, but one of the coolest looking trains we have ever seen painted by the artist known as Saigon.  Ouchhhh.

Kent Twitchell

Street Art // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Arriving in Los Angeles in 1968, Kent Twitchell’s impact on the mural movement was considerable. Many of his realism murals can still be seen around Los Angeles, although many fell victim to graffiti and weather deterioration over the last 15 years. Chances are you have seen some of these murals but never realized who was responsible. In 2008, Twitchell settled a lawsuit against 12 defendants and the U.S. Government for painting over a 70 –foot-tall landmark mural he had painted of Edward Ruscha.

Erotic Art is Awesome

Erotica // Friday, February 17, 2012
Last week I asked for readers to send in their submissions for our Erotic Art dept. While this was in no form a contest, I'd like to present my FAVORITE submission from Brooklyn based artist Maxxx von Willmann. While he works in everything from painting to sculpture and photography, he sent over a selection of erotic photography, and here's just a teaser... 'Willmann’s fierce and difficult vision makes each work a battle ground for control of the psychological...

Literal and Reimagined Atari Game Covers

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 06, 2012
A fun and nostalgic project by Mightygodking, here is a series of classic Atari video game covers, reimagined and interpreted literally. And my literally, we mean exactly what we all think in hindsight about some of the first home video games. Priceless entertainment.

Bomb Shelter Radio and Tenderloin Self-Defense Club @ Evergold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 02, 2012
San Francisco-based artist, Josh Short opens his exhibition Bomb Shelter Radio and Tenderloin Self-Defense Club tonight, February 2nd, 2012 at Evergold Gallery.  The artist is participating in a bi-annual residency program held at the gallery and along with his installations; he will host several live sonic events that will include experimental noise transmissions, live metal and hardcore bands, and subversive FM radio interventions.

MCD LAB # 3 @ FFDG

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 05, 2012
After a massive fire displacement from their Lower Haight home base in San Francisco and a short-lived stint in the Inner Richmond Neighborhood, we are happy to announce that Fecal Face Gallery has found a permanent home in the Mission District.  Their first show in their new location titled MCD LAB #3 opens tomorrow, January, 6, featuring new print work from local artists Matt Furie, Jeremy Fish, Alyana Udseen, and more.

Tanaami and Payne: Manipulating Japanese Bullet Hell Games in Zurich

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
At Studiolo in Zurich, Switzerland, Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami and British artist Oliver Payne have teamed up to create Perfect Cherry Blossom, a unique collaboration that focuses on symbols for "flourishing spring and peace" juxtaposed with images of violent Japanese Bullet Hell Games. Phew, a mouthful. Payne collages stickers of Japanese Bullet Hell Games on torn out pages of an ancient Greek sculpture catalogues, which you see here.

Gadgets, Games, Robots and the Digital World by Charis Tsevis

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 23, 2011
Illustrator Charis Tsevis created a group of 6 portraits for the book Gadgets, Games, Robots and the Digital World, where the artist created 6 mosaic portraits of 6 IT giants: Grace Hopper, Cynthia Breazeal, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Sir Clive Sinclair and Tomohiro Nishikado. Each portrait is illustrated with the respective icons their inventions are known for.

Art Made With Salt

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Have you seen the work of Bashir Sultani? Who draws a bunch of old video game characters (well draw may not be the right word) with household table salt? It is one of the more bizarre mediums we have ever seen, and he makes videos for each of the portraits he makes. 

The Art of Nathan Smith

Graffiti // Thursday, August 25, 2011
Designer and illustrator, Nathan Smith creates highly imaginative scenarios of graffiti-based situations.  Nathan studied design and illustration at the Academy of Art University and California College of Arts in San Francisco.  
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