Photography // Thursday, October 01, 2015
In 2015, anonymity has become an anomaly—unless your name is Swampy. Once an ubiquitous subject in underground scenes after a New York Times interview and highly successful sold-out solo exhibition in San Francisco, Swampy decided suddenly that it was best to retreat into obscurity and hide out indefinitely while the fame train rode out. Like his identity, why he made the choice remains a mystery...
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 21, 2015
Richard Colman, the cover artist of Juxtapoz September 2015, has been working hard on an amazing body of work and installation for his new solo show, Faces, Figures, Places, & Things, opening at Chandran Gallery in San Francisco on September 25, 2015, with a reception at 7pm. Our cover story on Richard captured a great mood on the process of art making, the craft of creation, and from the large-scale painitngs to an immense floor installation, we are getting excited to see the final results.
Pop Life // Monday, July 27, 2015
This past Saturday, Chandran Gallery in San Francisco hosted an exhibition and book release for Swampy, both titled NBD. The elusive artist had been quiet for a few years until starting an Instagram account earlier this year, and in the process, worked and created a new book of photos, essays, and stories around new train-hopping travels and documenting parts of rural North America.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 24, 2015
On Saturday, July 25, Chandran Gallery in San Francisco will host an exhibition and book release for Swampy, both titled NBD. The elusive artist had been quiet for a few years until starting an Instagram account earlier this year, and in the process, worked and created a new book of photos, essays, and stories around new train-hopping travels and documenting parts of rural North America.
Surf Craft: Benefit & Auction for Waves for Water, July 17 @ Chandran Gallery, SF (Online Auction Live Now!)Juxtapoz // Monday, July 13, 2015
On July 17, 2015, Juxtapoz once again teams up with UNIV, T.F.R. Gallery and Chandran Gallery for the second in what will become an annual Surf Craft benefit auction, held at Chandran Gallery in San Francisco. This year, we invited artists Chris Johanson, Dan Witz, Swoon, Logan Hicks, Grotesk, Mary Iverson, Brett Amory, Alicia McCarthy, WEST, Zio Ziegler, Kevin E. Taylor, David Arquette, Daryll Peirce, Beau Stanton and Ty WIlliams to contribute original work on surfboards to be exhibited at the gallery with a live auction on Paddle8 in conjunction with the show. The online auction on Paddle8 is running now through July 29, 2015.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Oakland-based artist Monica Canilao just released a brand new book, "Paper Birds Lost Faces" (published by Chandran Gallery) this past weekend at the New York Art Book Fair, and now its available for sale around the world. Printed in California in a limited edition of 1000, the book features a collection of the recent works featuring birds that Canilao has been working on for the last year. Get it while its hot!
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
What started during Art Basel week in South Beach inside the Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz Beach House exhibition and installation space, with the UNIV team's surf craft workshop in the backyard, came to a close today as the special benefit auction for Waves for Water ended with a fantastic amount of bidding from around the world! Juxtapoz, Chandran, and UNIV cannot be any more pleased to donate to the Waves For Water charity and their continuted efforts to bring clean, usable drinking water to areas of the world in need. Especially, we want to thank each artist for their donation of time, energy, and art for the project. Here are the photos from the one-night exhibition at TFR Gallery in Encinitas, a few blocks away from the UNIV Workshop.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 23, 2014
As we have mentioned over the past few weeks, RETNA has contributed a surfboard to the Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz x Univ benefit auction for Waves for Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Through March 31st, a special curated selection of hand-painted surfboards will be available at auction on Paddle8.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Juxtapoz Magazine, Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery have teamed for a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. From March 18—31st, a special curated selection of hand-painted surfboards will be available at auction on Paddle8. Artists who participated include Geoff McFetridge, CR Stecyk III, Tim Biskup, Lucy McLauchlan, Andrew Schoultz and more.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 05, 2013
Last night, Juxtapoz and Chandran Gallery opened a special exhibition, installation, and performance art piece at the Beach House in the Shore CLub South Beach, featuring works amazing installation and performace from Monica Canilao and Sorne, paintings by Jason Jagel, special beach robes and towels by Geoff McFetridge, poolside decor by Richard Colman, lobby installation by Andrew Schoultz, and pool floating canoe by all the artists.