Limited Edition Pirate Toys by Craola

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 18, 2009
It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day tomorrow, September 19, 2009. Seems like everyone loves pirates these days, so the new Cap'n Rotnclaw and Keel Haul Clegg limited edition figures designed by Greg "Craola" Simkins came at just the right time. 

Shuttered Storefronts from D*Face

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 18, 2009
Jonathan LeVine Gallery presents Shuttered Storefronts, a public mural by D*Face. In conjunction with Ludovico Aversion Therapy—his debut solo exhibition in the United States, the artist has painted an additional off-site mural on the gates of three empty storefronts in downtown New York City.

Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Art Auction: Greg “Craola” Simkins

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 17, 2009
Today we present to you the work of Greg “Craola” Simkins. For the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Art Auction, presented by Upper Playground to benefit Power House Project of Detroit, Craola donated a beautiful ink drawing, seen above. Take a glimpse into the world of Greg “Craola” Simkins here.

Dabs and Myla Interview by Craola

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 13, 2009
“Over this last summer, I have had the pleasure to work alongside two of the nicest most hard working artists I have ever met,” writes Greg 'Craola' Simkins. “I met Dabs and Myla over a year ago through our friend Jason and hit it off right away. Their artwork is incredible and is a great fuse of their graffiti style and their classic training in the arts. Well, Dabs and Myla were kind enough to come by my studio and answer a few questions about art, life and vegemite, so here we go.”

New Oil Works from Tony Curanaj

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 27, 2009
Tony Curanaj (aka Sub FX, DF) is having a show in San Francisco, featuring his impeccable oil paintings. “Sub is one of the most recognizable graffiti artists ever, his characters and technique with a can have influenced many a writer, and beyond that he is also one of the most detailed still life painters ever,” touts good friend Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins.

Interview with Jesse Smith Part 1

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 07, 2009
Investigating the details of Jesse Smith’s paintings and large-scale tattoo projects is like reading a story. These pieces are more than just snapshots of moments in time – they offer fish-eyed glimpses into some twisted-ass tales.

Video Interview with Chet Zar

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 07, 2009
Chet Zar is one of the foremost artists in the Dark Arts sphere. Here, Chet gets deep in a long video interview where he discusses everything from his fine art, special effects work on films, the politics of art, and what he tries to say with his imagery.

Jeff Soto Interview on Walrus TV

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 20, 2009
Jeff Soto’s (Juxtapoz cover #99) intricate paintings are built of robotic figures and sprawling, organic landscapes. As a prominent member of the Lowbrow (or Pop Surrealism) art movement, the influence of graffiti, pop culture, and comics is quickly apparent. Watch the inspiring interview from The Run Up, available for the first time to the public for free, on Walrus TV.

Back Talk with Travis Louie

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 11, 2009
Travis Louie is more than an artist. He is a storyteller. Beyond mere subjects, his paintings feature characters with a life, a history, and dreams for the future—all of which he has written out in bio-form to accompany them.

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda at Japanese American National Museum: Glorious Excess (Dies)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 09, 2009
Artist/Musician/Producer Mike Shinoda announces his upcoming solo exhibition Glorious Excess (Dies) at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. Following his highly-successful 2008 show, Glorious Excess (Born), Shinoda returns to the Museum to unveil his latest collection of paintings and digital works.

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