Juxtapoz // Monday, September 12, 2011
We ran across Hannah Richards work, and we particularly liked this zine of hers, "What the hell are you looking at?" Her humor seamlessly blends illustration and photography into a witty collection of chuckle-worthy images that definitely made our day.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 01, 2011
As Juxtapoz is set to descend upon Stavanger, Norway for the 2011 Nuart Festival, the good people of Nuart are set to release a comprehensive history of the street art festival, Eloquent Vandals: The History of Nuart Norway. On October 1, 2011, the festival will open with a party and book launch event in Stavanger.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 30, 2011
UK-based illustrator, James Jarvis, is set to release his first graphic novel in five years, De Profundis, with Brooklyn publisher, PictureBox. The graphic novel follows a beaked artist who travels through a wilderness to arrive at an abandoned city.
Music // Monday, August 29, 2011
We just received an advance copy of a great new book, Norton & Co's R. Crumb: The Complete Record Cover Collection. The content of the book extends back to 1966, when Janis Jopllin asked Crumb to draw the cover of her legendary record, Cheap Thrills.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 01, 2011
In our new August 2011 issue, we feature the work of photographer Autumn de Wilde, famous for her photos with Elliott Smith, on the set of Black Swan with Rodarte, and with Los Angeles' Beck. The latter work will be featured in a book published by Chronicle Books this fall, titled simply Beck by Autumn de Wilde.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 09, 2011
One of our favorite aritsts, Tauba Auerbach, has created an oversized pop-up book featuring six die-cut paper sculptures that unfold into wonderful, elaborate forms. And because of the "flux state between 2D and 3D," the book has an interesting title: [2,3].
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
One of the more critically acclaimed artists we cover, James Jean (who was also the cover of our December 2010 issue), will have a new, comprehensive monograph released through Chronicle Books, titled Rebus. The title is currently available for pre-order. We have some spreads to show after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
We were very lucky to receive a copy of T. Adler Books newest release, Surfing Photographs from the Eighties, featuring the photography of Jeff Divine. We are also very lucky to have T. Adler layout a few pairs for us in our July Issue of the magazine as well.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Bras, panties, girdles and eventually the sport bra have all existed in Playtex's product line, but did you know they also manufactured the Apollo Spacesuits that let 12 men dance around on the surface of the Moon? Neither did we. You learn a lot reading Nicholas de Monchaux' Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 09, 2011
This is a great book that ended up on our desk yesterday evening, The Modernist, published by Gestalten. The book is a collection of graphic design and fine art that fuses classical aesthetics with contemporary design, taking past craftsmenship to the current era.