Juxtapoz // Friday, September 25, 2015
An accessible and richly illustrated exploration of how art and design have driven major social and political change in the 21st century by Liz McQuiston. This new book features the work of over 200 artists, from the famous such as Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey, to the anonymous influencers working through social media. Richly illustrated with over 400 images, this is a visual guide to the most influential and highly politicised imagery of the digital age.
Design // Thursday, September 24, 2015
In this unprecedented publication by TASCHEN, author Jens Müller brings together approximately 6,000 trademarks, focused on the period 1940–1980, to examine how modernist attitudes and imperatives gave birth to corporate identity. Ranging from media outfits to retail giants, airlines to art galleries, the sweeping survey is organized into three design-orientated chapters: Geometric, Effect, and Typographic.
Street Art // Tuesday, September 15, 2015
We’re excited about Juxtapoz contributor Rachel Cassandra’s upcoming book on female street artists in Latin America. The book, which she put together with collaborator Lauren Gucik, incorporates the work of twenty artists from South and Central America. It will be released in November 2015, but is currently available for preorder.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Canada-based painter and illustrator Anita Evelyn Kunz explores the intersection of human and animal, violence and care. She recently sent us a self-published book of her paintings—a collection of her watercolor and acrylic work—that reveals the intricate details of her sometimes-disturbing imagination. In one, a human holds her baby in a skin pouch on her belly. In another, a cascading series of humans and monkeys nitpick each others scalps until they bleed.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 04, 2015
School just started so obviously it’s time to think about the next vacation. And in Airline Visual Identity 1945-1975 by Matthias C. Hühne, we get a delicious glimpse of vacations past. This beautiful large-format book explores the stylish examples of the best commercial art created by some of the best creative minds of the time, such as Ivan Chermayeff, Otl Aicher, Massimo Vignellli and Academy Award winner Saul Bass. Printed with a total of seventeen colors, five varnishes and two methods of foil printing and embossing, this book will give you a museum-like experience.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 20, 2015
827 Ink recently announced “Mann Vol. 1” the debut monograph by acclaimed Bay Area painter, Jeremy Mann. Born in 1979, Jeremy Mann is a contemporary painter originally from Ohio, and now residing in the San Francisco Bay Area
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 24, 2015
“White Glove Test: Louisville Punk Flyers 1978-1994” is a meticulously assembled book detailing flyers from Louisville’s vibrant punk scene’s early DIY days. The images in the book document American punk beyond LA and New York and a time when all you needed to promote a show was paper, markers and a stapler. The book release party is Friday April 24 at Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, where some of the flyers in a show that is up until May 10.
Street Art // Monday, March 09, 2015
Internationaly renwoned Danish photographer Søren Solkær is set to launch a worldwide exhibition and book project. Solkær has travelled the globe for three years in search of the most significant figures in street art and graffiti. SURFACE features portraits of many of the most prominent figures on the contemporary scene as well as the pioneering icons.
Erotica // Thursday, February 12, 2015
In a brief golden span between 1967 and 1972, the sexual revolution collided with recreational drug exploration to create "psychedelic sex." While the baby boomers blew their minds and danced naked in the streets, men’s magazine publishers attempted to visually recreate the wonders of LSD, project them on a canvas of nubile hippie flesh, and dish it up to men dying for a taste of free love.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
As Issued Art + Design Bookstore and Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) alongside the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) are hosting the release and public book signing with associate professor of Fine Art Painting - F. Scott Hess on Friday, November 21st. He will be signing his recently published retrospective book from 7- 9pm for the public in attendance.