Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 20, 2011
We just got this new book sent to our office, Labeling America: Popular Culture on Cigar Box Labels, and it is a great collection of old commericial artwork and how elaborate tobacco companies used to present their products. The range of years covered are 1849—1971.
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.
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 27, 2011
As an admirer of Purple Fashion Magazine, we decided to stop by Olivier Zahm's photography exhibit, "The Secrets of Photographing Women," at the fantastic art bookstore and gallery, LeadApron in Los Angeles the other day. Zahm is the Founder and Owner of Purple Magazine.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Filmmaker and artist Mike Mills, whom we have chatted with in the magazine in the past, will be signing copies of his new book, Mike Mills: Drawings From The Film 'Beginners', at Opening Ceremony in New York City, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25.
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.