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.
Illustration // Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Intricate by nature, Jason Jägel's work brings color and stylization to a new level. Based in San Francisco, he reveals the culture and life of his surroundings into his artwork and succeeds in joining simplicity and detail.
Graffiti // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Opening on Saturday at Known Gallery in Los Angeles, Assorted Flavor, is a group show featuring the work of Jason Jagel, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Saber, Push, Augustine Kofie, and Kevin Ancell. Nice lineup of artists, sure to please your eyes.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 13, 2011
Known Gallery will be opening a group show on Saturday, June 18, called Assorted Flavor, featuring works from Jason Jagel, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Saber, Push, Augustine Kofie, and Kevin Ancell. All have been featured in the magazine before, so we are looking forward to this one.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 25, 2011
FIFTY24SF Gallery had two booths at the SF Fine Art Fair this past weekend in San Francisco, and they curated two legends of graffiti and stickers, MQ and PEZ, to create an installation wall and paint a van in front of the Fort Mason Center in SF.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Besides being a talented fine artist based in San Francisco, Jason Jagel has built a dedicated body of work creating imagery surrounding underground hip-hop icons, Madlib and MF Doom. The latter work has found its way in a deluxe reissue of the classic MF Doom album Operation Doomsday. . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 23, 2011
San Francisco's Southern Exposure will be hosting their 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally this Friday night (Feb 25th), with 130+ artists set to participate. As Southern Exposure explains it, "The evening will consist of four one-hour shifts that each feature approximately 30 artists drawing simultaneously." More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 13, 2011
Jason Jagel, a San Francisco-based artist who combines multiple styles and genres into some of the most interesting work going today, just updated his website and "Basement" section with new works and homepage expansion. To celebrate, we have a sampling of Jason's work after the jump . . .