A Vintage TWIST

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
A vintage Twist mop tag 15 years old still shines more than any mop tag you would see on the streets today. Classic penmanship.

Barry Mcgee to show at Prism Gallery in May

Street Art // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
It appears Barry Mcgee will make a return visit to show at Prism Gallery in Los Angeles next month.  In 2009, the artist held an exhibition for the galleries inaugural exhibition in titled MindTheGap.   Since then, the gallery has gone on to show many renowned international artists including David LaChapelle, Os Gemeos, Ryan Mcginness, Andy Warhol, Araki, and more.

Vintage Preserved Twist

Graffiti // Monday, April 02, 2012
Like most major cities in the U.S. where previous generations of graffiti have been buffed, dissed, or victims of weather deterioration, it’s a rarity that this gem has survived in San Francisco through all the elements.  Not even a single sidebust!

Barry McGee @ UC-Berkeley Art Museum, Summer 2012

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 16, 2012
If you live in the San Francisco area, you know the University of California's Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has a great program, and in great news, the BAM/PFA was awarded a $100,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for a Barry McGee retrospective exhibition in 2012. Can't wait.

Art Rugs for "In the Garden" @ Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Misha Hollenbach, part of Perks and Mini and fantastic conceptual artist, just curated In the Garden at Utopian Slumps in Melbourne, featuring a series of rugs woven in Tibet from designs by Christian Hidaka, Hollenbach, Chris Johanson, Misaki Kawai, Barry McGee, Keegan McHargue, and Constanze Zikos.

Preview: Fifty Years of Bay Area Art & 2010 Seca Awards Exhibitions @ SFMoMA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 07, 2011
One of our favorite exhibitions that the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art holds is the SECA (Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art) Awards, focusing and honoring Bay Area artists whose innovative works, while diverse in form and subject matter, reflect overlapping affinities. This year, SECA is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the Bay Area art scene with both the 2010 SECA Awards exhibition and Fifty Years of Bay Area Art retrospective.

Art Basel: A Visit to the Main Fair

Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 03, 2011
If you had 10 hours to spare on a Friday in Miami, then the Art Basel centerpiece fair was where you would go. With Gagosian, Lisson, White Cube, Regen Projects, Blum & Poe, Roberts and Tilton, David Zwirner, Chelm & Read and hundreds of others all with booths at the Miami Convention Center, we took the mega tour.

Here Comes the Neighborhood Trailer

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 18, 2011
Documenting the evolution of the warehouse district in Miami Florida’s Wynwood neighborhood, Founder Tony Goldman and a range of artists share their opinions on this public art project. Featuring Kenny Sharf, Faile, Bast, Liqen, Internsi Kazki, Ryan McGinness, Ron English, RETNA, Futura, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee and many more.

In Graffiti: Twist Gets An Animated Gif

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 22, 2011
Twist undoubtedly has one of the cleanest hands to ever grace a wall. Warning: Don’t stare at this too long or it will likely make you feel uneasy and dizzy.

Barry Mcgee Stirring Up Opinions in Sydney

Graffiti // Thursday, September 29, 2011
Once again Barry Mcgee’s large tag wall stirs up controversy, this time in Sydney.  The City Council of Sydney is being accused of vandalism after commissioning McGee to be a part of the Art & About festival takes art out of the gallery setting and into the streets of Sydney.  Mcgee was given permission and $15,000 of local council funding to paint the two walls.  As usual, everyone has an opinion to whether or not it is actually “art”.
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