Ornamental Conifer’s Custom Painted Awards For The One Motorcycle Show

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Australian based artist Ornamental Conifer (Nico Sclater) was recently asked to custom paint 10 motorcycle tanks to be given away as awards at the fifth annual One Motorcycle Show. Known for his stunning, perfectly crafted, hand painted jackets, helmets, signs, motorcycles, murals and more, these lucky winners didn’t just get an award… they got a beautiful work of art.

IN L.A.: Women Who Ride @ Riverside Art Museum

Photography // Thursday, January 02, 2014
We recently stopped by the opening reception for “Women Who Ride” an exhibition of photographs by Lanakila MacNaughton, at the Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, California. The exhibition features the works of the Portland, Oregon based photographer, who documentts a new wave of modern female motorcyclists. More after the jump…

70's Flashback on Easyriders Magazine

Erotica // Friday, November 15, 2013
For a week in late October, Paul Loya Gallery featured EASYRIDERS Magazine & COMUNE’s “Untitled” show. With motorcycle-enthusiast mag Easyriders being founded in 1971, the gallery showed incredible original artwork from the magazine’s archives. The specially-curated pieces projected a 70’s outlook on babes, beards, and motorcycles...

Honda Project Drive-In: Saving A Piece of Artistic Heritage

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
For years, Juxtapoz favorites Robert Williams, Eric White, Von Dutch, and Big Daddy Roth have depicted their love of car culture and cinema with a sense of nostalgia and pride. There have even been a few Drive Ins sneaking their way into the works. Sadly, if you live in America, that slice of history is leaving us, as many Drive-In theaters are vanishing across the US due to high costs. Pretty cool then that Honda has a new campaign to help save this slice of cinematic history. See how @Honda is helping save the Drive-In with their new project, #SaveTheDriveIn.

Short Film: Claire Danes for Audi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Usually car ads have some sort of post rain-soaked highway in California and a evening drive by a comfortable man in a casual suit feeling the power of his German engineered car. Or there are 300 people in colorful tracksuits dancing around some fuel-efficient vehicle. Both are the norm. So we appreciate a full-on, quirky, in character Claire Danes advert for the new Audi TDI clean diesel. Advertising as art. ... 

Gerry Judah "Porsche Display" @ Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 25, 2013
How to you honor a going-on venerable and luxury car maker like Porsche at a major car festival in England? Well, Gerry Judah was tasked with creating a monument to the 50th birthday of the 911, and what we came up with was a massive, powerful, defying sculpture that featured 3 911s sprung high above the ground. As Judah noted, "I wanted to show design in a perfect moment." Think he got it.

Kustom Kulture II @ Huntington Beach Art Center

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 21, 2013
Kustom Kulture 2 was not just yesterday’s leftover hash or a nostalgic stroll down American Graffiti Lane.  Nor was it Western Exterminators 3 as dubbed by John Pochna (profiled in Juxtapoz #1) who brought what was a grassroots tradition in places like Kim’s sign shop and Mooneyes to its first gallery show.

How to Make a 1953 Volkswagen Beetle into a Sphere by Ichwan Noor

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 31, 2013
Art Basel Hong Kong, the inaugural edition of Basel in Asia, had a ton of sculpture and installation works throughout the fair. One of the ones we loved especially was Jakarta-based sculptor Ichwan Noor's transforming, fusing, morphing five vintage 1953 Volkswagen Beetles into these crazy installed spheres. This one was in the Mondecor Jakarta Gallery booth, and on sale for $88k.

The Delorean Taxi

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 03, 2012
When we think of watch and fashion brand, Nooka, we think of futuristic looking watch faces made for casual outings. Makes sense that Nooka are behind a futuristic statement: a Delorean Taxi now on the streets of NYC. Designer Mike Lubrano wanted to have something that matched the company's futuristic philosophy. Back to the Future it is. 

Go See: "The Biker" @ Levi's Flagship, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Last week, we attended the Levi's Vintage Clothing exhibition called "The Biker with Oil and Leather & The Bikeriders" at the flashship store in downtown San Francisco. Featuring 21 painted motorcycle jackets from 13 international artists--many of whom are tattoo artists as well--and documents and photographs from Danny Lyon's "The Bikeriders," the show pays homage to the American biker legacy. We've got info (and pictures!) after the jump.
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