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.
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 . . .