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.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
One of the more critically acclaimed artists we cover, James Jean (who was also the cover of our December 2010 issue), will have a new, comprehensive monograph released through Chronicle Books, titled Rebus. The title is currently available for pre-order. We have some spreads to show after the jump . . .
Erotica // Sunday, May 01, 2011
Sasha Grey will be having a gallery show and signing her new art book, NEÜ SEX, at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles this May 3-4, 2011. We don't know what the gallery show portion of the show means, but we know the book signing will be popular.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 29, 2011
James Jean just opened a solo exhibition, Rebus, at Martha Otero Gallery. After spending over a year working on a body of work, James found fantastic new ways to procrastinate and inspire himself when he needed a break. He let us in on a few tips recently in his Downtown Los Angeles studio, and we recorded them for you to practice at home. Watch after the jump . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Juxtapoz.com is currently in Los Angeles, and yesterday, we spent the day with James Jean, half of the time spent at Martha Otero Gallery as Jean and the Otero staff were putting the finishing touches on Rebus, Jean's new solo exhibition opening Saturday, March 12. And then the day ended on a roof with a hand-flute version of "Yellow." More after the jump . . .
Tattoo // Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Shawn Barber did a masterful job on this James Jean "Crayon Eater" illustration he turned into a tattoo. Drawn is a great blog from Canada, and one of their bloggers, David Huyck, got this piece on his arm. Check after the jump for the full piece...
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 07, 2011
As we prepare to release our Juxtapoz Presents video profile on Sam Bassett, we look back at some of the great Juxtapoz portraits shot by the photographer. Mr. Bassett has been our contributing photo editor and integral part of our visual appearance for over 3 years, and seeing his a body of work in near full shows his common threads and experimental nature. Images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 05, 2011
Known Gallery and the Seventh Letter continue their varied and strong program with a new show by George Thompson, Revisionist History, also featuring new works by David Choe. We featured George in our Seventh Letter feature in July 2007, but are eagerly awaiting his newest show with Choe. Video after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 07, 2011
When we did that little survey a couple weeks ago, asking who you thought was the artist of the year, a lot of people mentioned James Jean. Ask and tell and you shall receive. James Jean will show 7 new paintings at Martha Otero in Los Angeles this March 2011, one of those paintings being Tiger that you see above. See Tiger bigger after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Our newest edition to the Juxtapoz book series, Erotica, is now available in our webstore, featuring a new wave of erotic-based art from David Choe, Audrey Kawasaki, Tara McPherson, James Jean, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Gary Baseman, Tomer Hanuka, and many more. Buy one now a receive a free print from our Juxtapoz print collection. Spreads after the jump . . .