Best of 2014: Roger Ballen, Asylum of the Birds

Vault // Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Few photographers reach a point in their creative journey where the visual dialect is unmistakably and inimitably their own. In our current image-flooded culture, those who are able to patent their own aesthetic should be commended and valued. I am, and have been, on image overload for some time, constantly confusing one photographer with another. Exceptional talent is in short supply

Best of 2014: Garbage Pail Kids artist Tom Bunk

Vault // Tuesday, December 23, 2014
An overnight success and goldmine for the Topps Company, Garbage Pail Kids were characterized by their ingeniously ill-fated deaths and cleverly named characters. There was no single illustrator but rather a collective effort by a very small group of talented artists. One of those talents responsible for a significant chunk of Garbage Pail Kids art was Tom Bunk.

In the Magazine: Roger Ballen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Few photographers reach a point in their creative journey where the visual dialect is unmistakably and inimitably their own. In our current image-flooded culture, those who are able to patent their own aesthetic should be commended and valued. I am, and have been, on image overload for some time, constantly confusing one photographer with another...

In the Magazine: Joyce Pensato

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 12, 2014
Having lived in Brooklyn her entire life, Joyce has watched the surroundings and the people in them transform rapidly. Unlike most natives, she remains unusually optimistic despite being pushed out of her studio of three decades just a few years ago. In one area of her studio, a torrent of paint splatters are gradually building on every surface, as one-gallon buckets of 1-Shot enamel, the predominant choice of sign painters, are scattered about. Stepping closer into this corner, the distinctively toxic smell of paint permeates the air. 

In the Magazine: Tom Bunk's Garbage Pail Kids

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Certainly for myself and many of my generation, the mention of Garbage Pail Kids immediately evokes fond nostalgia, a devious grin and all-around consensus that, “Yep, those were the best!” Released in the mid ‘80s, Garbage Pail Kids, a parody of the popular Cabbage Patch Dolls, were the most grotesque, controversial, and awkwardly hilarious collector cards aimed toward the youth audience of the time. An overnight success and goldmine for the Topps Company, they were characterized by their ingeniously ill-fated deaths and cleverly named characters. The artwork was easily digestible and esthetically infectious.

Exclusive: Video & Photos - Mirrorless Project Part 2

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 02, 2014
Yesterday we presented the first installment of photographs and videos from the collaborative venture between Italy-based artist, 2501 and Argentina-based artist, Pastel entitled the “MIRRORLESS PROJECT.” Amidst this year’s annual mural painting influx that occurs in the Wynwood District of Miami during Art Basel, these two artist’s constructed several unconventional installations on a number of residential houses in the area (four in total). 

Exclusive: Video & Photos - Mirrorless Project Part 1

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 01, 2014
Amidst this year’s annual mural painting influx that occurs in the Wynwood District of Miami during Art Basel, a very different, offbeat installation project transpired between artists 2501 and Pastel entitled “MIRRORLESS PROJECT.” Creating spatial interventions by using objects and paintings that include mirrors, this project materialized with the residents of Wynwood in mind and with the aim in bringing awareness to the tension spawning from the rapid shifting changes over the last few years.

Juxtapoz Editions: Photography Zine

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Our newest Juxtapoz Editions release is Photography, a 32-page zine featuring some of the most influential names and talents in contemporary photographer. Starting with cover artist Roger Ballen, our Photography zine includes Mike Brodie, Alex Prager, Tim Barber, Swampy, Jennilee Marigomen, Bill Daniel, Tod Seelie, Danile Arnold, Asger Carlsen, Austin McManus, Yumiko Utsu, Gregory Halpern, and Peter Sutherland. . .

Austin McManus’s "Partner in Crime" prints with 1XRUN

Graffiti // Wednesday, January 29, 2014
"I took the original photograph that inspired the Partner in Crime series under a bridge near Yosemite National Park in California. There were layers of civilian graffiti on the wall and we decided to add some of our own. My friend Lauren had never used a spray can before and took a turn. I shot a few photos while she sprayed and I didn’t look at them for another year or so. I remember vividly how wide her smile was and how ecstatic she was after doing it. "

"The Bitch's Sister @ The Newsstand

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 07, 2013
Tonight, Juxtapoz’s very own, Austin McManus will be doing a one-night only event at one of our most favorite underground shops, The Newsstand. The event will include a re-release of the super limited zine “The Bitch’s Sister,” along with an installation and as the flyer says, “Free stuff.” The Newsstand is a pop-up shop that features independent goods (predominately magazine and zines) and is located in the subway at the Lorimer station in Brooklyn. 
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