Christophe Gowans and Mother Jones ask: What If Your Favorite Album Was a Book?

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We are longtime readers of Mother Jones, and we enjoyed this slideshow feature they had the other day, "What If Your Favorite Album Was A Book?" London-based graphic designer, Christophe Gowans, set up some great albums of recent and classic notoriety, and attached to them a thematic book cover. More after the jump . . .

Ai Weiwei’s New York Show to Go On With or Without Him

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Last month, we wrote about famed and controversial Chinese artist, Ai WeiWei, opening his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” exhibition in NYC at the Pulitzer Fountain on May 2, 2011. That was before Ai Weiwei was detained by Chinese authorities on Sunday, with his current whereabouts unknown. But the organizers behind the exhibition in NYC say the show will go on, with our without Mr. Ai. More after the jump . . .

Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography coming to V & A Museum, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 28, 2011
When we published our Contemporary African Art Issue in November of 2008, we featured a few prominent contemporary South African photographers, including Pieter Hugo and Mikhael Subotzky. Both, along with 15 others, are part of the Victoria and Albert Museum of London's exhibition, Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography, opening April 12, 2011. More after the jump . . .

Skewville in London Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Skewville, who we featured on the site a few months back, has a new show going up at High Roller Society in London, and our London correspondent, Butterfly, captured the artist in video as he prepared his solo show, Slow Your Roll, that opens this Saturday, March 19. More after the jump . . .

Elbow Toe at Black Rat Projects

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 13, 2011
Juxtapoz' London correspondent, Butterfly, made it out to Brian Adam Douglas, aka Elbow Toe's opening at Black Rat Projects this past week. The solo exhibition, Due Date, coincides with Elbow Toe's new book release with Drago Publishing. Exhibition views after the jump . . .

Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass at Kemistry Gallery London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
One of the undeniable legends of poster design and cinema, Saul Bass, has a retrospective exhibition, Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass, up at Kemistry Gallery in London through March, 17. Having basically created the template to a modern movie poster, Bass' canon is so iconic that your favorite classic movie poster was probably designed by Bass, or someone borrowing his style. Images and information after the jump . . .  

BLACK/LIGHT— ROA, Phlegm and ROBOTS in London

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
The Bussey Building, a disused warehouse located in Peckham is being revisited for an interactive installation called Black/Light with the London-based artist collective, Robots>>>>, together with ROA and Phlegm. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, was there to capture the opening. More after the jump . . .

Slinkachu "Concrete Ocean" at Andipa Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 25, 2011
The very small-scaled street installation artist, Slinkachu, opens Concrete Ocean on March 3rd at Andipa Gallery in London. As per the press release, "Concrete Ocean address the artist's trademark theme of loneliness and disillusionment engendered by the city environment." More images after the jump . . .

The Art of James Joyce

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 25, 2011
Not that James Joyce of Irish modernist fame, but still a very talented James Joyce. We are huge fans of the London-based artist and designer, who creates simple, well-balanced designs and fine art pieces. As as well as showing in galleries in Barcelona and London, Joyce has done commerical graphics for the Guardian, NY Times, Esquire, Guinness, and Carhartt. Lots of looks after the jump . . .

Sickboy at Montana Shop & Gallery Lisbon Video

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
London's Sickboy has a solo exhibition, Burning Desire, at Montana Shop & Gallery Lisbon at the moment, curated by Yellow Pants Gallery, also in Lisbon. Yellow Pants made a nice video of the preparation for the exhibition, and Sickboy made a nice experience to coincide with the artwork. Watch the video after the jump . . .

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