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.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 31, 2011
In honor of the release of the new book, The Eighties at Echo Beach, featuring photography by Mike Moir, text by Jamie Brisick, and art direction by Tom Adler, there will be a book launch event and exhibition at Partners & Spade in NYC on June 1, 2011.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 20, 2011
Alex Pardee has continued to have a busy year, what with Tupac Cats and solo show at Corey Helford Gallery. Now, his newest book, Awful / Resilient, has just been released, featuring 250 illustrations and paintings spread across 172 pages.
Graffiti // Monday, May 09, 2011
A new book focusing on graffiti before the Bay Area dot-com invasion is set to release in the next upcoming weeks. With interviews and photographs from numerous key players in the early scene.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 09, 2011
We sent Juxtapoz contributor, Jason Jaworski, to the book signing of Sasha Grey for her book, Neü Sex, held last week at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles. Jason wrote an essay on Sasha, a personal friend of his, that we are happy to share today.
Tattoo // Thursday, May 05, 2011
We just received this great historical tattoo book, Nordic Tattooing: Nordic Tattooists & Their Drawings book today in the Juxtapoz office, and its one of the better layed out, region specific tattoo books we have seen this year. It covers, from 1895 and among other things, the oldest tattoo shop in the world, 17 Nyhavn.