Issue Preview: February 2013 w/ James Jean, Matthew Barney, and Lance Mountain

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 07, 2013
Today, we announce our February 2013 issue, featuring our old friend James Jean, who is set to open a new body of work at Jack Tilton Gallery in NYC on January 9, 2013. February 2013 also features our very special (and limited edition cover, more on that tomorrow) project with famed artist Matthew Barney and skateboard legend Lance Mountain. We document Mountain's ride on a Barney-designed skate deck (part of the Drawing Restraint 19 series), at the Ride It Sculpture Park in Detroit as part of Juxtapoz ongoing collaboration with Power House Productions.

Teaser: James Jean "Parallel Lives" @ Jack Tilton, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 21, 2012
Sure, we get excited about the holiday season, but we are already getting excited about 2013. One reason is that Juxtapoz has something cooking with James Jean, and we are extremely excited about his new exhibitiion, Parallel Lives, opening at Jack Tilton Gallery in NYC on January 9, 2013. James sent us a little teaser this morning as a little good holiday gift for us, and of course, for you our readers. Stay tuned for more in the coming weeks...

James Jean's Mural @ Lane Crawford, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 29, 2012
We wrote on the site back in October about James Jean launching his OVM line of jewellery at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, and he just posted on his site about the mural he painted in conjunction with the launch. The 80" piece was created with Velum. Graphite, Ink, and Digital, and of course, is pretty damn epic in the James Jean style.

James Jean: OVM x Blitz @ Lane Crawford, Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Lane Crawford BLITZ is thrilled to host acclaimed visual artist, James Jean (December 2010 cover artist) to Hong Kong this 24th to 26th October. The celebrated artist and designer will launch his highly sought-after OVM line of jewellery and accessories for the first time in store, as well as a special collection of scarves, pouches and iphone veils in a custom design exclusively for BLITZ Lane Crawford.

Gin & Juice: Schoultz, Peterson, Jean, Christian and Colman @ Ivory & Black, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 25, 2012
Pedro Matos and the Ivory & Black Gallery in London are getting set for a strong group exhibition this June 15, with Juxtapoz stalwarts Andrew Schoultz, Cleon Peterson, James Jean, Ryan Travis Christian, and Richard Colman making up the Gin & Juice show. Good title, we think.

James Jean: new erotic work

Erotica // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
James Jean is a Taiwanese-American visual artist, known for both his commercial work and fine art gallery work. He is known in the American comics industry as a cover artist for various books published by DC Comics, as well as for his work for Prada, ESPN and Atlantic Records. His work, which has been collected in numerous volumes, has been compared by the New York Times to that of Maxfield Parrish.

James Jean Opens OVM Webstore

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 12, 2011
James Jean has had a very busy year (solo show at Martha Otero, video with Juxtapoz, monograph Rebus being released) but something a bit unexpected opened up: Jean began developing a line of fine jewelry, scarves, and objects with support from my friends in Japan that has culminated in a new webstore of Jean products, OVMLove.com.

James Jean Book Release @ Reed Space, NYC

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 23, 2011
James Jean (cover artist of Juxtapoz' December 2010 issue) will be having a special release of his newest, Rebus, at NYC's Reed Space from 5—7pm today, October 23. It appears that Mr. Jean will be signing copies of Rebus, and the Reed Space will have other titles by Jean available in store.

In Erotica: James Jean's OVM Strata

Erotica // Thursday, September 29, 2011
A beautiful animated study by artist James Jean for O\\\///M.

Escape with James Jean

Illustration // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Renowned artist and illustrator and a favorite over here at Juxtapoz- we bring you James Jean.  Born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, he currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in beautifully vivid and whimsical works of all mediums.

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