THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, Sept 19—22, 2013

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
It's the most wonderful time of the year... well, it is for us. Printed Matter, Inc presents The NY Art Book Fair, going on from September 19—22 at MoMA PS1, one of the great gatherings of the year to celebrate all things PRINTED! Or as the actual press release states, "Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world's premier event for artists' books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines.

Wes Lang: The Room 34 Suite Special Edition Box Set

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 02, 2013
From Exhibition A, who is selling this desired Wes Lang special edition box set: "Two years ago, Wes Lang completed his first artist-in-residence term at the Chateau Marmont, resulting in a suite of exceptional stationery drawings in the tradition of Martin Kippenberger. The series, entitled "Sittin' on a Rainbow" was presented as a one-night-only exhibition in the Howard Hughes penthouse and is one of his most sought-after bodies of work. Exhibition A has collaborated with Wes Lang to produce a selection of ten archival prints from the Chateau Marmont drawings in a limited edition box set of 100, to be officially released next week..."

Print Release: Jason Jägel "Spaces"

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 08, 2013
San Francisco-based fine artist, Jason Jägel, who has been in the magazine over the years in a variety of ways, just released a new screenprint via his website. Spaces is an 11" x 15", screenprint edition of 45 on 300 gsm Saunders Waterford paper. As Mr. Jägel told us, "With the help of a couple assistants (the erstwhile Charlotte Drury and J.P. McNicholas) studio Jagel has produced a nice silkscreen print! Offered to you 100% artist made and distributed."

Stuff We Like: FREITAG'S HAZZARD BAG

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
Every Freitag “Hazzard” bag has a distinct life of its own before ever making its way onto your back. Each bag is typically on the road almost fi ve years before being crafted from recycled truck tarps, with individual design infl uenced by the colors, writing or markings of the tarps. Hand cut in Zurich Switzerland, the Hazzard also uses recycled seat belts as the shoulder straps, meaning every single bag that comes out of the Freitag factory is 100% unique. The pack is perfect for daily use, from storing sketchbooks and electronics, up to a 17” laptop, while also featuring a dry compartment in the front of the bag.

Lucy McLauchlan: New Prints and Solo Exhibition in Moscow, Russia

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Juxtapoz friend and Birmingham, UK-based fine artist Lucy McLauchlan will be opening a new exhibition, Holding onto Fragments of Past Memories, at Triumph Gallery in Moscow, Russia on March 22, 2013. And if you can't make it to Russia, Lucy just released 4 new prints via The Outsiders in the UK. Which, depending on your location, could be a lot farther and/or closer. You get that Google Map program out and get yourself sorted. 

Book Release: Jerry Hsu: The Killing Season

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Last summer, Jerry Hsu's video series, The Killing Season, debuted on the web. The series captured Hsu's 3-week motorcycle trip through Vietnam that featured, amongst other things, a brush with death, a broken rib, and constant rain. The trip has now spawned the SPA-published, limited 150 run of The Killing Season book, featuring Hsu's documentary photography of his friends and the trip. The book is now available on SPA's site. 

Steven Harrington x Case Studyo: "Remain in Balance" Sculptural Lighting Projec

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Working with wood for the first time ever, former Juxtapoz featured artist Steven Harrington has turned the totem-like structures of his Remain in Balance series into three whimsical, anthropomorphic lamps. Each one represents the harmony we seek in our daily lives, an inspired and inspiring reminder of the importance of equanimity.

Gerhard Richter: November

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Gerhard Richter's artistic career has traversed a whole range of impeccably technical and precise paintings to large laboriously squeegeed abstractions and many things inbetween, all of which have further enriched his fascinatingly labyrinthine oeuvre. His November series comprised of spilled ink images on paper executed with the incorporation of benzene, acetone and black tushe in order to create a variegated range of tones and colors is a wonderfully controlled experiment...

New Book Release: "The Golden Age of DC Comics" by Taschen

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
We have been excited for this book since we got word that Taschen and author/comic authority Paul Levitz were working on it (and thank you to ItsNiceThat for the reminder). Soon in bookstores, Taschen will release The Golden Age of DC Comics, tracing the company's first decades, from its "pulp origins up to the comic book burnings of the McCarthy ’50s in more than 400 pages with comics, art, comics, photographs, and more comics."

Grotesk x Case Studyo "6ft-6in" Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
We have been anticipating this release for over a month now. June 2009 cover artist, Grotesk, has teamed up with the limited-editioned sculpture studio, Case Studyo, to release 6ft-6in, a lamp made in ode to the legend that was #23. The piece releases today, January 25, and will be made in an edition of, you guessed it, 23. To promote 6ft-6in, Grotesk and design agency, Doubleday & Cartwright, made an animated story about the lamp that lost its way.

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