Back Talk: A Conversation with Leontine Greenberg

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Leontine Greenberg will have her work on display at Thinkspace Gallery's Project Room starting this Saturday, December 10. Specimens will feature the Jackson Heights, Queens-based artists new body of work, inspired by old boats, city rooftops, the coming environmental apocalypse, and Beatrix Potter.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Sebastian Masuda

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
An icon of Harajuku Kawaii culture and the founder of %6DOKIDOKI, Sebastian Masuda is one of the most recognized figures of cutting-edge Japanese pop culture. In 2009, he created and directed the “Harajuku Kawaii Experience,” a world-tour fashion show and talk show event, drawing more than 40,000 fans to the event in San Francisco. This December in Los Angeles, he will launch the world debut of RUNE BOUTIQUE with MEDICOM TOY.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Andrea Offermann

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 18, 2011
Andrea Offermann is currently displaying a new body of work in Thinkspace Gallery's Project Room. Here Be Dragons features a series of pen, ink, and watercolor works. We sat down for a quick discussion with the artist.

Back Talk: A Conversation with KC Ortiz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Journalist and fine art photographer, KC Ortiz, along with Pose, is set to open a show, White Wash, at Known Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, November 19. We last spoke with the Chicago-based Ortiz in a 14-page feature in our September 2010 issue, and today we have a small conversation about inspirations and the little things in life.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Ron English

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 10, 2011
As Ron English is set to open a new exhibition, Seasons in Supurbia, at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City on November 19, 2011, we speak to the former Juxtapoz cover artist and longtime friend of the magazine about inspirations, sustained concentration, and how to get rich. Not really.

Back Talk: A Conversation with David Chung

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 14, 2011
Tonight, October 15, WWA Gallery in Culver City, California will open two exhibitions: Ben Kehoe's The Endless Frontier, and David Chung's Smells Better Than It Tastes. We sat down with David Chung before the exhibition for a little Back Talk and to see some of his newest works.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Stella Im Hultberg

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 07, 2011
Stella Im Hultberg is a part of the group exhibition, In the Wake of Dreams, featuring news works from the artist as well as new works from Audrey Kawasaki, Amy Sol, and Mari Inukai. The show opens at Thinkspace Gallery on Saturday, October 8 in Culver City. We sat down with Hultberg for a few Back Talk questions...

Back Talk: A Conversation with Lindsey Carr

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 06, 2011
This September Thinkspace will host the debut U.S. solo show, Homage to Canton, from Scotland based artist Lindsey Carr. The show will be based around Canton, the old trading port in China where various flora and fauna were brought, traded ahd studied by merchants from around the world.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Gilf!

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 01, 2011
A newcomer with a political voice, Gilf! first caught our attention with a simple stencil of Betty White with the letters G-I-L-F next to it, making us think somebody had the hots for a golden girl. One example of the new storytelling that is bringing many people to the street, Gilf! wants street art to address bigger issues than self aggrandizement...

Back Talk: A Conversation with Rene Gagnon

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
An omnivore with an eye for placement, Rene Gagnon bills himself as a post-graffiti Abstract Expressionist, but really he loves everything. An actual teacher, Gagnon is also a synthesizing student of many contemporary movements with a preponderance of pop, street art, and graffiti, where almost any style could be interesting and employed.