Back Talk with Rob Sato

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 03, 2009
Artists Rob Sato and Joe To’s two-man show, curated by David Choe, is opening tomorrow at the Metropolis Gallery. The two are also featured in our September issue of Juxtapoz # 104, which is currently flying off of newsstands as you read this. The artists make such a hilarious duo that we felt inclined to give you an extra personal look at what goes through their twisted minds, starting with Rob Sato.

Back Talk with Buff Monster

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Buff Monster’s Japanese-inspired graphics of cutesy monsters bring a smile to the face. No longer considering himself a street artist, Buff Monster focuses full time on crafting fine art paintings, collectible toys and design projects, usually incorporating the color pink.

Back Talk with Tim Gough

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 28, 2009
Tim Gough is a talented screen-printing artist (Juxtapoz Poster Art) who utilizes minimal color for maximum impact. Read Back Talk with Tim and check out his work here.

Back Talk with Mike Shinoda

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 26, 2009
In expectation of Mike Shinoda’s highly anticipated show, Glorious Excess (Dies), this Saturday, August 29th, we decided to hit the artist with our Back Talk questions. In the hyper-surrealist and psychedelic exhibition, Glorious Excess (Dies), Mike grapples with the public’s obsession with celebrity culture, consumer addiction and fascination with excess. Get to know what makes the artist tick with Back Talk with Mike Shinoda.

Back Talk with Gunsho

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 22, 2009
James Quigley, aka Gunsho, crafts beastly beings in a fashion that is decidedly lowbrow—influenced by MAD magazine, Marvel Comics, TV cartoons and metal and punk record covers.

Back Talk with INSA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 19, 2009
INSA is a one-man London based army. Always on the move, INSA’s illustrations and graphics seem as well suited for canvas as they do street walls, women’s bodies, or designer shoes. Always willing to push the envelope with provocative imagery, INSA also proves he has a heart and mind that can show up the best of them.

Back Talk with Justin Fines

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 13, 2009
Fines’ work is described as “the golden tint of suburban nostalgia blended with the influence of the hulking abandoned factories and mansions of Motor City. This combination creates a graphic language that balances between hope and cynicism.”

Back Talk with Josh Keyes

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 10, 2009
Josh’s work brings to mind the detail and complexity of natural history dioramas, and the color and diagrammatic complexity one might find in cross section illustrations from a vintage science textbook. His work has developed over the past years into an iconic and complex personal vocabulary of imagery that creates a mysterious and sometimes unsettling juxtaposition between the natural world and the man made landscape.

Back Talk With the Little Friends of Printmaking

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 09, 2009
The Little Friends of Printmaking, JW and Melissa Buchanan, embody the rock-and-roll attitude of their peers by holding exhibitions and artists’ residencies all over the country. They have even packed up and hit the road, going on tour to display their art.

Back Talk with Andrew Wright

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 09, 2009
Andrew Jeffery Wright is a Philadelphia based screen-printing artist and animator who weaves repetition, neon colors, and abstract designs together with his irreverent humor. Get to know Andrew Wright through his responses to our Back Talk here.