Preview: James Jean "Rebus" at Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles

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 . . .

James Jean Tattoo by Shawn Barber

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...

The Juxtapoz Portraits of Sam Bassett

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 . . . 

George Thompson featuring David Choe at Known Gallery Teaser Video

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 . . .

James Jean’s new solo show “Rebus” at Martha Otero in March 2011

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 EROTICA Book now in our webstore

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 . . .

David Choe on artist Derek Weisberg

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Derek Weisberg has a show opening at Anno Domini in San Jose, California in February of 2011, but David Choe wanted to say something to introduce Derek to us before the show gets too near. Read his slam poetry after the jump . . .

INSA and others create limited-edition cup and saucer sets

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 07, 2010
We saw this INSA tea cup and saucer set late yesterday, but just found the full limited-edition releases that includes sets from Sylvia Ji, James Jean, Ron English, Tara McPherson, Mode 2, and Gary Baseman amongst others. For us in the USA and North America, these are only released in the UK (Tate Modern being one place), but people ship international in 2010. Images after the jump . . . 

Back Talk: Aaron Nagel

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Realist painter Aaron Nagel caps off a strong year with a group show at Thinkspace Gallery this Saturday, December 11, titled The New Realism: New Paintings from Aaron Nagel, Nathan DeYoung, Jeff Ramirez, Jennifer Nehrbass, Linnea Strid, and Pakayla Rae Biehn. We will be highlighting each artist's work this week with a Back Talk, and today we speak with Aaron. Questions after the jump . . .

David Choe to have special release of "Tokyo Girl" print tomorrow, December 3

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 02, 2010
David Choe had an art show with his friend James Jean in Tokyo last month, and most of us could not go. Not even Dave, because he is banned from Japan. But there is a prize for those David Choe supporters and fans who couldn't go: A "Tokyo Girl" print release. More information after the jump . . .

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