Converse Wall to Wall: Cleon Peterson in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Cleon Peterson combines vivid and violent imagery with an incredible eye for detail. Just off Fairfax Blvd in Los Angeles, he lifted from his End of Days series to create the newest Converse Wall to Wall, featured on the back cover of the June, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.

Waves For Water Benefit Auction is LIVE!

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. 

IN L.A.: Cleon Peterson @ New Image Art

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
Cleon Peterson, who we have been huge fans of for years (and recently contributed a surfboard to our UNIV x Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz fundraiser for Waves For Water), just opened a fantastic show at New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles a few weekends back. We checked it out, and through the throngs of friends and followers, enjoyed the packed house. 

UNIV x Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz Benefit & Auction for Waves For Water

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Perhaps you followed our Instagram feed during the week of Art Basel 2013, but you may have saw our collaborative surfboard project with Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery. In Miami, we kickstarted the project that will soon be fully announced as a full 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.

The Outsiders @ ART14 LONDON

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Outsiders are excited to announce their return to the second edition of the global art fair, Art14 London. Building on the success of the inaugural fair, Art14 London will be providing a platform for some of the world’s best modern and contemporary art, alongside a diverse program of artist talks and performances. The Outsiders will be featuring Juxtapoz favorites Chloe Early, Cleon Peterson, Ian Francis, Lucy McLauchlan, Sage Vaughn, and more. 

Cleon Peterson "End of Days" @ New Image Art, Los Angeles

Erotica // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
In Cleon Peterson’s End of Days, opening February 22nd at New Image Art Gallery, Peterson’s world of depravity does not simply crash and burn: it reverses polarity, inherited not by the meek but by the vengeful and merciless. Whatever days have ended, they have been succeeded by a new age of barbarism, with clear winners and losers...

Silverlake Conservatory of Music Benefit featuring Neil Young and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Music // Friday, November 01, 2013
This past Wednesday, Juxtapoz attended a special benefit and auction hosted by Flea and Anthony Kiedis, all to benefit the Los Angeles area Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Past Juxtapoz featured artists Thomas Campbell, Retna, Shepard Fairey, Gus Van Sant, Ed Ruscha, and many more were in attendance, with art up for auction to support the school as well. To make it even better, Neil Young and the Red Hot Chili Peppers performed. All and all... a good cause and good night. Here are some of the shots...

Brutal: Lazarides Gallery Below 180 The Strand

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 21, 2013
Last week we showed you the opening photos from Lazarides Gallery's special off-site exhibition for Frieze Week in London, Brutal, held underneath 180 The Strand and featuring site-specific works from Lucy McLauchlan, Cleon Peterson, Conor Harrington, DALeast, Jux photo editor Estevan Oriol, and more. Today, we have final installation shots from our London friend, Ian Cox. 

IN L.A.: NEW IMAGE POP-UP GALLERY @ SPACE 1520

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 02, 2013
We recently stopped by Space 1520 for the opening of New Image’s Pop-Up Gallery, featuring works from a ton of Juxtapoz featured aritsts and friends including Date Farmers, Richard Colman, Cleon Peterson, Misha Hollenbach, David Ellis, Maya Hayuk, and more. The show closed and was open a week, but we captured a few looks of the space. Photos from the opening and more after the jump… 

New Cleon Peterson mural in Los Angeles

Street Art // Monday, August 19, 2013
Cleon Peterson just completed a large 2-color mural that shows his signature characters acting out in violent scenarios against one another. The artist was recently in London for his exhibition “There is A War” at the Outsiders London Gallery and has now returned to bring his savage imagery to this wall in the L.A. art district.
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