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.  

Sliced Metal Sculptures by Korean artist Chan Girl Park

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Korean artist Chan Girl Park makes these stunning sliced metal sculptures that we have been seeing around the past few months, but it wasn't until we saw Park's incredible pliers as sliced metal sculpture that we really became fans of the work.

The Best of Times @ Thinkspace Gallery

Graffiti // Friday, August 12, 2011
Opening this Saturday at Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles, “The Best of Times” will showcase new work from artists Dabs and Myla.  As the gallery states, “‘The Best Of Times’ will showcase a dozen new acrylic paintings on wood panel alongside a small collection of graphite works on paper. Their new series of paintings and drawings will be presented alongside close to 100 handpainted installation elements ranging from old coffee tables and empty paint cans to teapots and ashtrays.  Here are a few sneak peak photos!

Jenny Morgan's Portrait paintings

Erotica // Wednesday, August 10, 2011
'Usually it all starts with a few fuzzy images in my minds eye... Most often I already know who I want to paint, so I set up a photo shoot with them in their own home or studio. I enjoy entering my subjects own space- the process becomes more about them and it can allow people to be more comfortable as I ask them to model nude.'
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