Preview: Scott Hove "Guns and Ecstasy" @ Spoke Art, SF

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.

Death Star Lollipops on Etsy

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.

Our Favorite Food Tattoos

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?!

Campbell's Soup Limited Edition Andy Warhol... Soup

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.

Candy and Comics: The Oil Paintings of Doug Bloodworth

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.

Blu in Ordes, Spain

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. 

Food as Everyday Objects by Dan Cretu

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.

Food = Fashion by Fulvio Bonavia

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...

Tattooed Bananas by Phil Hansen

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Just another artist who used the natural oxidation process on banana skin to create art. Phil Hansen pierces a banana with a pin and then lets the skin oxidize. And this is the result... is it this simple? Why are wasting our bananas in our cereal? We prefer a greenish banana, but we would eat a masterpeice...
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