Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 19, 2011
California Crazy: Roadside Vernacular Architecture, documents the bizarre designs of privately owned businesses in California. The back cover states, “California Crazy is the style of architecture that seems to typify California itself: naive, direct, unpretentious.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 12, 2011
Dokument Press is set to release the Lowrider Coloring book, and with Juxtapoz magazine's roots in car culture, especially in the work of Robert Williams and Mister Cartoon, we are happy to see that audiences will get to color the classic and most popular Lowrider models.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Shepard Fairey, known to make an iconic image or few, has created a new cover for the already iconic 1967 Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore book, The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects. As we see it, Medium remains one of the great, important books to be published on modern culture.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We are longtime readers of Mother Jones, and we enjoyed this slideshow feature they had the other day, "What If Your Favorite Album Was A Book?" London-based graphic designer, Christophe Gowans, set up some great albums of recent and classic notoriety, and attached to them a thematic book cover. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 02, 2011
Maurice Sendak is back! One of the greatest children's authors is set to release his first book in 30 years, a book he authored and illustrated titled, "Bumble-Ardy." If that sounds familar, it's because it is based on a character Sendak developed in 1971 for Sesame Street, a short that Jim Henson produced. More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Rizzoli and the Swiss publisher Nieves are set to release Ari Marcopoulos: Directory, a monumental limited edition phone-book-sized volume of photographs featuring 1200 of Marcopoulos’ most recent images. Each copy includes a print signed by Ari Marcopoulos. See how big this book is after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 20, 2011
From the publisher who publishes the Juxtapoz Book Series, Gingko Press, and the author who is one of Jux' longest running contributors, Caleb Neelon, comes the new book, Delusional: The Story of the Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Obviously, the book is about the story of NYC's Jonathan Levine Gallery and not costume design. That cover is so damn good. More after the jump . . .
Illustration // Wednesday, March 09, 2011
This time last year, James Jarvis was on the cover of Juxtapoz. Today, we learned that the UK-based illustrator, graphic artist, and toy designer has his own character-based coloring book available in limited quantities through Nieves. More details after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
This is definitely a retrospective book that everyone should pick up. Rizzoli is releasing Independently Animated: Bill Plympton, The Life and Art of the King of Indie Animation, an animator hailed simply as "God" by Simpsons creator Matt Groening. That should be enough to get you in the door. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 19, 2011
Jamel Shabazz' seminal Back In the Days, a chronicling of hip-hop culture in NYC from 1980-89, is getting a 10th anniversary remix courtesy of powerHouse Books. The new edition will feature additional images, text by Fab 5 Freddy and Jeff Chang. This is the book that started the trend, so we say go with the source. Full cover image after the jump . . .