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.
Graffiti // Wednesday, May 04, 2011
A few years ago German born photographer Ruedi One released Backflashes, a book of photographs of late night graffiti adventures. While graffiti books are released quite often, this one was a standout.
Erotica // Sunday, May 01, 2011
Sasha Grey will be having a gallery show and signing her new art book, NEÜ SEX, at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles this May 3-4, 2011. We don't know what the gallery show portion of the show means, but we know the book signing will be popular.
Street Art // Wednesday, April 06, 2011
The buzz surrounding MOCA's Art In the Streets exhibit can't be any louder, as the response we have received over our April 2011 "Art In the Streets" issue done in conjunction with the show's curators has been off the charts. Maybe it was the Margaret Kilgallen cover? Whatever it is, its getting louder and louder, and just remember if you can't go, there is going to be the show's catalogue book. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Magnum Photos member, Christopher Anderson, created a body of work titled Capitolio, a documentary series of his time in the heart of contemporary Caracas, Venezuela. Instead of just publishing the documentary photo series in traditional book form, Anderson is bucking a trend: the Magnum photographer has also released it on the iPad and iPhone. More after the jump . . .
Graffiti // Sunday, April 03, 2011
Longtime Juxtapoz contributors, Roger Gastman and Caleb Neelon, are set to release their massive (seriously, you can break someone's hand with that thing) vast, and important book, The History of American Graffiti, and PBS NewsHour just did a nice segment on the book with the two authors. Watch after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Ask, and you shall receive. By popular demand due to audiences enjoying our first book, Juxtapoz Tattoo, we proud to announce the release of Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 with Gingko Press. This new collection features Jose Lopez, Paulie Tattoo, Jun Cha, Shawn Barber, Sunny Buick, Clay Decker, and many more. More details after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
Marc McKee opens Seen/Unknown, an art show and book release, at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, March 19. In 1989, McKee started creating skateboard graphics for World Industries and many of its subsidiaries, like Blind, 101, Menace, A-Team and Almost, as well as being the editor of Big Brother Magazine during its first four years. More after the jump . . .
Illustration // Friday, March 11, 2011
This just landed on our desks this week: Abrams ComicArts' The Comics: The Complete Collection, which will definitely gather a lot of interest from our readers and beyond. The hefty collection, compiled by Brian Walker, was initially released in 2008, but if you want an encyclopedia of comic strips in one collection, this is the book to buy. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Process pieces are always the most interesting, the how-tos to creating something that is both artistic and commercial. Illustrator and typographer, Darren Booth, was responsible for the book jacket cover and endpapers for Steve Martin's art collecting-themed novel, An Object of Beauty, and he posted his step-by-step process of creating a book cover for a major publisher . . .