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 // Wednesday, May 21, 2014
For nearly two decades since his graduation from Temple University, Trenton Doyle Hancock has brought to life a cast of colorful—and often not so colorful—characters through his work. At the center of Hancock’s storytelling is an imaginative and epic narrative about fictional creatures called the Mounds, who populate a wildly fantastic, inventive landscape. The artist’s use of vivid imagery and mythology has earned him national and international recognition and prompted a fascination with the foundation of his practice.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 08, 2013
UP Art Studio in Houston, Texas will be celebrating its 1-year anniversary with "Still Up Yours on Main Street 2," a street art group show. The show will showcase international graffiti, street art, and contemporary urban artists from Houston, TX; Chicago IL; Springfield IL; New York, NY; Bristol, England; London England; and Barcelona, Spain. More info after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
A great new book from photographer and former Juxtapoz featured artist, Peter Beste. (You know Beste for this series as well as his series covering Norwegian Black Metal). Houston Rap is an immersion into the everyday life of the Houston Hip Hop community. This hardcover 272 page book features the photography of Peter Beste who spent 9 years documenting the culture alongside writer Lance Scott Walker.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Neopopstreetfunk is pleased to announce Neopopstreetfunk 4, a group exhibition of original paintings and mixed media showing at Gallery M Squared in Houston Heights. In this, its fourth year, the boys behind the Best of Houston award-winning pop and street art event have outdone themselves yet again. Showcasing new work from 28 visual artists of every variation, Nicky Davis and Kevin Sechelski continue to set new standards in the Houston art scene with their iconoclastic, irreverent shows.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 23, 2012
Sometimes we wonder when we see work like Houston-based Kevin Peterson, with his ability to recreate photorealistic quality paintings with graffiti included, what sort of graff artist he would be? Obviously, we can only assuem he would have some success given these painitings.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 02, 2011
In today’s News Outta Texas and Not Because of South-By comes the Promethean 10-person Okay Mountain collective, who’ve installed at the University of Houston’s Blaffer Art Museum and therefore successfully integrated clever examination of consumerist thought into higher education. Images and story after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 13, 2010
After the legal Barry McGee mural, then the Irak cover up and SACE tribute, the new Kenny Scharf mural on the corner of Bowery and Houston in NYC is now up...
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 29, 2010
We had been looking for pictures of the new Kenny Scharf mural at Houston and Bowery in Manhattan, the one that went over the Barry McGee and one-day Sacer tribute, and the good people of Curated (a great art and culture site in its own right), posted the best shots we have seen so far. So we thank them in advance on this early Monday morning. More pictures after the jump . . .