Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 26, 2015
On their travels across the North American continent, the Wolfbat tribe has made it’s way into the city of Shreveport. Several of the Wolfbat shamans, when entering the city, felt the residual presence of ancient gods. The greek god Pan, who was the god of rustic music, had been in the area drumming up the musical talents from blues musicians such as Leadbelly and later performers from the Louisiana Hayride.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 06, 2014
Dennis McNett (aka Wolfbat) has been on the move this year. We caught up with him last Spring in Austin, TX during SXSW where he spent the week building a massive ship in the parking lot of the Yellow Jacket Social Club for Juxtapoz Projects. More recently, we saw him in August when he stopped through the bay area to build a giant Bison for us at Outside Lands Music Festival. Since then he has made his way to Tennesse, Indiana, and Mexico City! While in San Francisco, Dennis told us the story of Big Mary, a circus Elephant who was executed by hanging in Johnson City, TN in 1916. Well, let Dennis tell you the story:
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 13, 2014
This Saturday, August 16th, Dennis McNett, who was just in town building a giant buffalo sculpture for us at Outside Lands Music Festival, will be opening a solo show of prints and small works at FIFTY24SF Gallery in San Francisco. Don't miss it.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We are very excited to announce our participation and curation at the 2014 Outside Lands Music & Art Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, August 8—10, 2014. This year, we have brought back the great Mike Shine and the Dr. Flotsam's Hell Brew Revue stage, full of performance art, a great iist of bands, and full carnival set-up in the woods. So in-between sets by Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, Spoon, Tegan & Sara, and hundreds more, we will have live-painting, art adorning the stages, and installations throughout the park to experience.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The annual Houston Art Car Parade started out as a small caravan of like-minded artists and individuals over a quarter century and has blossomed into one of the largest and most beloved events in the city of Houston all year, drawing an estimated crowd of over 300,000 on parade day. This year the Houston Art Car Parade showcased over 250 entries – almost half of which have never participated in the parade before...
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
And finally, the art. We are so proud of all the artwork that is on exhibit in "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," open at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC through June 14, 2014. It blows our mind that we are now two decades old, but what is even more amazing are all the artists that have been in our pages over those years. Their works tell the story, create the chance to document alternative art narratives, bring out the fans, bring out the collectors, and keep the creative energy of Juxtapoz alive. Here, then, is all the art in "Art Truancy."
Exclusive Preview: "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYCJuxtapoz // Tuesday, April 29, 2014
As we announced on the site this past week, we are very excited to celebrate one of our 20th Anniversary parties at Jonathan LeVine Gallery with "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" opening at both the gallery's NYC spaces on May 15, 2014. We have a fantastic roster of artists in the show, including our founder Robert Williams, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Todd "REAS" James, Dr Lakra, the Clayton Brothers and more. We are so excited that we wanted to show you a few paintings today from works in the show, just a teaser preview to get you just as excited.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
As you have probably noticed by now, Juxtapoz has teamed up with Converse to bring some of our favorite artists to Austin during 2014 SXSW to create installations, performances, and interactive art around the city. Dennis McNett who you may know by the Wolfbat moniker, has been building a ship outside the Yellow Jacket Social Club all week preparing for a Wolfbat happening like none other taking place Saturday, March 15th at 10:15pm. All are welcome to come by, build masks, axes, help, and participate!
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 06, 2014
During 2014 SXSW, Juxtapoz and Converse have once again teamed up, bringing artists to Austin to create installations, performances, and interactive art to accompany the music, tech, and film experiences going on throughout the early weeks of March. One of the artist featured this year is Dennis McNett. Dennis is a prolific jack of all trades...
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 25, 2013
Throughout the year we see a lot of products move through the Juxtapoz office, and we decided to pick a few of our favorites and put together a gift guide for your Holiday shopping plans. Let's face it, creative people are hard to shop for, we're picky, right? Hopefully this will help you find that special something for the creative in your life...