Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 19, 2013
It's the most wonderful time of the year... well, it is for us. Printed Matter, Inc presents The NY Art Book Fair, going on from September 19—22 at MoMA PS1, one of the great gatherings of the year to celebrate all things PRINTED! Or as the actual press release states, "Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world's premier event for artists' books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 08, 2013
San Francisco-based fine artist, Jason Jägel, who has been in the magazine over the years in a variety of ways, just released a new screenprint via his website. Spaces is an 11" x 15", screenprint edition of 45 on 300 gsm Saunders Waterford paper. As Mr. Jägel told us, "With the help of a couple assistants (the erstwhile Charlotte Drury and J.P. McNicholas) studio Jagel has produced a nice silkscreen print! Offered to you 100% artist made and distributed."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
This past NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston at the Museum of Fine Art Houston, creative agency Doubleday & Cartwright of Brooklyn (featuring one of our favorites in Grotesk) worked with Nike on a special project that had 50 artists interpret 50 great moments from the life and career of Michael Jordan. Jordan was celebrating his 50 birthday right around the All-Star weekend, and seeing that he represents the absolute height of basketball greatness, D&C had some great artists on board... including Jason Jagel, Lola Dupre, Aldous Massie, Grotesk, Sophia Chang and others contribute.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 30, 2012
One of our favorite artists, SF-based Jason Jägel, just opened a new exhibition, The Castle and Other Works, at Copenhagen's Christoffer Egelund Gallery. Juxtapoz contributor, Henrik Haven went and checked out both the opening and the installation, and we have a few photos for you to check out. . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Juxtapoz friend and San Francisco fine artist, Jason Jägel is set to open a new body of work at Galleri Christoffer Egelund in Copenhagen, Denmark this Friday, October 26, 2012. The Castle & Other Works is a series of paintings that originate as "blotter" paper: a base layer beneath other on-going paintings that naturally accrues random overpaint, test brush marks, notations, inattentive attention and text.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
One of our favorite artists we cover, SF-based Jason Jägel (featured in the January 2010 issue), will be showing at one of our favorite SF spots, Needles & Pens, starting on Friday, September 7. The Castle features a new series of paintings and drawings. And if we are lucky, Jason will give us a new mix for our morning commute. "Love Junky" express.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
A great surprise in the mail today, an advanced copy of Jason Jagel's collaborative book with Brian McMullen (published by McSweeney's), Hang Glider & Mud Mask. We are huge fans of Jagel's work, and if Daniel Clowes (September 2012 cover artist) says "Beautiful" in regards to a book, it has a good mark already.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 26, 2012
This Friday evening, July 27, Double Break in San Diego will be opening its new group show curated by Ryan Travis Christian. The show, titled Where My Cones At?, is definitely worth a visit, featuring Juxtapoz's cover artists Eric Yahnker and Andrew Schoultz, as well as other artists featured in the magazine like Jason Jagel. Double Break's walls will be jam-packed with artwork from many esteemed artists whose work will also be available in Double Break's online store.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
When SF-based visual artist Jason Jagel spent the night on the oversized chair at the Stones Throw house back in 2002 the same night Madlib crashed on the couch directly across from him, Jagel knew right away he had stumbled across a unique individual. “I remember Madlib mumbling in his sleep, sounding uncannily, but not surprisingly like his music,” remarks Jagel.