Ai Weiwei “1/1,000,000,000” Statue by Elliott Arkin

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 28, 2012
What a nice way to wrap up the year. Artist Elliott Arkin, has created a cast marble on oak base sculpture of internationally famous Chinese artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. The sculpture, made in an edition of 100 and standing at 6" tall, is titled 1/1,000,000,000, a nod to China's population. The piece itself was made in honor of Ai's photo series in which he flips the bird at monuments like the White House and Tiananmen Square.

Steve Powers x Case Studyo “Fresh Starts Every Morning” Porcelain Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 19, 2012
It seems as if Steve "ESPO" Powers has been doing a bunch of great projects recently, first with his Icy Signs storefront, and now a collaborative porcelain art sculpture with Case Studyo, Fresh Starts Every Morning. Referencing ESPO's Today is the first day of the rest of your life painting, now you can pretend to start everyday like its a fresh start. Or perhaps you always do that. And if you don't, this will help.

David Choe x RZA & Sandy Benefit Show @ Scion AV, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
David Choe has teamed up with hip-hop legend and activist, RZA, for a special collaboration to benefit relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy. The collab is part of the charity exhibition, The Gift Show, being held at the Scion AV Installation space in Los Angeles opening this Saturday, December 15. There will be 10 prints, sold during the opening this Saturday. Other artists include Sage Vaughn, Mark Mothersbaugh, Blek le Rat, and others.

Horfe x Case Studyo "Snake/Gun" Porcelain Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
Using his creative talents toward new mediums, Horfe recently collaborated with Case Studyo to create a limited edition white porcelain sculpture, Snake/Gun. The Parisian artist created a snake/gun with hand painted black details, each packaged in customized hand painted wooden boxes. Limited to a mere nine, these will be gone quick.

New Prints Editions from V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
In conjunction with V1 Gallery's 10 year anniversary show, Tonight We Won't Be Bored, the Copenhagen-based gallery just released a series of editions that include Todd James, Richard Colman, Anika Lori, Andrè Saraiva (Mr A), Geoff McFetridge, and HuskMItNavn (Remember My Name). To us, V1 has one of the best programs of any of the galleries we cover, and we want to say congrats on 10 years of showing great artists, and here's to 10 more!

Nike, Juxtapoz, Colin Devin Moore: An Evening With Stefan Janoski

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 13, 2012
Last week, Nike invited Juxtapoz to their 21 Mercer space in SoHo, NYC, to create a pair of bespoke Nike SB Janoski’s, the newest addition to the customizable NikeID collection. We sent our good friend, director Colin Devin Moore to the studio to get his NikeID chops on, and who better to walk him through the process than, Stefan Janoski, himself.

ZIPPY x UPPER PLAYGROUND Zippo Lighter

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Upper Playground's new collection, the San Francisco Heritage Preservation Society, teamed up with famed American cartoonist Bill Griffith to present a very limited edition Zippy the Zippo®. Paying homage to San Francisco’s historic cartoon culture (including R Crumb, the late Spain Rodriguez amongst many) and one of its most legendary comic strip icons, the Zippo is made in a very-limited quantity of 100. We want one.

New Greg "Craola" Simkins x Trekell Brush Set

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Former Juxtapoz cover artist Greg "Craola" Simkins has released his 3rd custom brush set through Trekell & Co, Inc. This new set includes a dagger brush which is essential for all of your lettering needs. All 9 brushes in this set are made from golden taklon and have been designed by the artist himself. Each set includes an insert explaining what Greg uses each brush for. Available for purchase through Trekell.com. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"EAMES: Beautiful Details" Book Release

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 11, 2012
And what a beautiful book this is. AMMO Books has just published perhaps one of the most stunning books we have seen all year, Eames: Beautiful Details, one that we are very happy ended up in our offices yesterday. Not only an in-depth, 400+ page look into their innovative and groundbreaking furniture design, Beautiful Details covers Charles and Ray Eames' extensive exploration in textiles, product, graphic design, toys, film, and photography.

Print Release: Audrey Kawasaki "Deep Waters" & Possessed"

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
Gift idea #124: Audrey Kawasaki prints. The Los Angeles-based artist closes out her successful 2012 year (including being our January 2012 cover) with two "pint" size print releases for the images Deep Waters and Possessed. Deep Waters, seen above, will be available Saturday, December 15, and in an edition of 200. Possessed will be released on Sunday, December 16 as a timed-edition release.

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