Watch: Energy That Is All Around w/ Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and more...

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Energy That Is All Around presents more than 125 works by five artists who launched their careers in San Francisco’s Mission District in the early 1990s. Featured artists include Barry McGee, Ruby Neri, Margaret Kilgallen, Chris Johanson and Alicia McCarthy. Watch a video after the jump...

SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot @ Oakland Museum of California

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 17, 2014
OMCA features the major exhibition, SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot featuring works by 15 contemporary artists who have been a part of the magazine's social and cultural evolution. Co-curated by Giant Robot visionary Eric Nakamura and OMCA’s Associate Curator of Art & Material Culture Carin Adams, SuperAwesome presents new or recent works by California and international-based artists affiliated with the influential magazine that brought Asian, trans-Pacific popular culture to mainstream audiences in the United States.

"ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: The Mission School" @ Grey Art Gallery, NYU

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Presenting more than 125 works by five artists who launched their careers in a gritty San Francisco neighborhood in the early 1990s, ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND/Mission School is the first East Coast museum exhibition to highlight these artworks that have achieved cult-like status in the Bay Area and beyond. Artists in the show include Barry McGee, Margaret Kilgallen, Ruby Neri, Alicia McCarthy, and Chris Johanson. 

Tin Wei Lin, Dan Murphy and Barry McGee @ Fleisher/Ollman

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
This Friday, April 11th Fleisher/Ollman in Philadelphia will be presenting Department of Neighborhood Services, a three-person exhibition with Isaac Tin Wei Lin, Dan Murphy and Barry McGee. The artists have been familiar with one another’s work for over a decade, having shown or collaborated together in a number of contexts including exhibitions, publications, and in the public realm...

"Hindsight" Group Show @ V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Photography // Friday, January 10, 2014
This is a fun little show from the curators of V1 Gallery, where they sent out a message to a bunch of artists they have shown over the years, including Barry McGee, Tim Barber, Ray Potes, Ed Templeton, Art Marcopoulos, and more, and asked them to submit one piece of art, in an edition of 1 + 1AP, that reflects the current state of the individual artists position right now. That show has become "Hindsight," and opens on January 17, 2014.

Art Basel Miami Beach: Main Fair

Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 07, 2013
You could spend an entire day in Art Basel Miami Beach, the main and signature fair of what has become the world's biggest art week each year. After all the parties, the special projects, and even all the celebrity gossip, we are all here to see the main fair, and this year Juxtapoz decided to just wander around, take it all in, and capture just a few things that caught our eye. 

Opening: Barry McGee @ Cheim & Read Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
We had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of the San Francisco born and raised artist Barry McGee. This is the artist’s first solo show with Cheim & Read Gallery and also his first show in NYC in 8 years. The multi-layered compositions that McGee builds on-site are visually stimulating, brightly-colored, and its multiplicity meld together to create an unrepeatable identity.

This Harsh Reality

Graffiti // Monday, September 16, 2013
While in New York for his show at Cheim and Read, Barry Mcgee aka Twist, caught a tag or two around town with his outstanding penmanship.

Barry McGee @ Cheim & Read, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
Barry McGee is back in NYC, and on the same night he has work in the Mission School show at SFAI, he will be opening his first solo show in NYC in 8 years at Cheim & Read Gallery tonight, September 12. A few photos have leaked of McGee's installation process for the show, with his iconic mixed-media "pimple" sculpture looking to make an appearance. After his spectacular Berkeley Museum show retrospective, the San Francisco-based artist is in a creative groove... 

Sneak Peek: "Energy That Is All Around: Mission School" @ SFAI

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 10, 2013
We have an "unknown sources" on the ground and in the Walter and McBean Galleries at the San Francisco Art Institute, taking some set-up and sneak peek photos from Energy That is All Around, a group show under the guise of Mission School featuring the works of Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, and Ruby Neri. The show opens this Thursday, September 12 at SFAI. 
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