Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Spoke Art gallery is proud to present “Guns and Ecstasy” the latest solo show from Bay Area mixed media sculptor Scott Hove. Following Hove’s participation with Spoke Art at the recent Miami and New York City art fairs in 2012 and 2013, we are honored to have a new body of work by the artist on view in his hometown of San Francisco this month.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
If you are as dissapointed as we are that the White House declined a petition to build the Death Star, you might want to head over to Etsy and grab yourself some Star Wars Death Star Lollipops.
Tattoo // Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Fried chicken apple pie, Cajun cherry cupcakes, cheeseburger cheesy nachos, peaches and cream pudding, Filet Mignon, corn on the cob, strawberry shortcake, pizza, pizza, pizza. It's difficult to imagine many things better than food, I mean I can think of a FEW, but what better an icon to get permanently inked on your body than your favorite gastrointestinal delight?!
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
It was bound to happen. The world's largest soup company, Campbell's, is set to release (at Target no less) limited-edition Andy Warhol inspired soup cans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Warhol's infamous Campbell's soup can art. Warhols' seminal 32 Campbell's Soup Cans remains his most iconic work, and while you go to buy bulk product remanufactured as hip mass commercialism (Target), you can have a slice of... limited-editioned soup. Use only in earthquake emergencies.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 09, 2012
Look, we often show photorealism on this site, we know that, we enjoy the skill involved. That said, we passed over Doug Bloodworth's this morning, and thought it was just a well-executed photo of a Spider-Man comic with Oreo cookies strewn on top. No, this is an oil painting, and its really, really well-done.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 27, 2012
We can only assume that Italian muralist, Blu, is a healthy man with a good juicer. For the DesordesCreativas festival in Ordes, Spain, Blu painted this odd to healthy eating and vegetarian lifestyle. Thousands of veggies and fruits, all getting ready, excited, to jump into the blender of life. A good smoothie is born.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
Perhaps because it is Friday during a holiday week, and we are slightly hungry, that these photographs of food as everyday objects have us hungry and happy. Dan Cretu has turned a piece of salami, and cucumber, an orange, and a view other fruits and vegetables into things that you would use at a picnic; cameras, boomboxes, and bicycles.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 15, 2012
The simple idea; reimagine food as fashion. Fulvio Bonavia had a fantastic book, A Matter of Taste, that was released a few years ago, featuring photography of food as fashion pieces. Rasberrry bags, sardine belts, and artichoke hats could possibly be one day, high fashion.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 15, 2012
We really wanted to wait until Halloween on this one, but we just couldn't resist. Sure, you can eat your pancakes and eggs in their "normal" circular form, but why not treat the kids to an egg in a pirate's skull and crossbones style? How cool is this? Even if you don't like skulls, you have to appreciate this one...
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 07, 2012
Brittney Meyer photographs food, and from what we've seen it's not exactly in the mode of Sunset Magazine. Instead, she captures food in odd moments of movement, frozen, collaged, misplaced, the fruit and sweets seem to be animated, personified, and almost giddy.