LA Crash Photo Series by Mirko Martin

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 30, 2011
This is an interesting photo series by Mirko Martin, called LA Crash. As Sarah Frost notes, "He mixes shots of actual streets with motifs from film productions (including costumed actors and staged disasters), which he happens to come across in public."

Tim Burton Retrospective at LACMA

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 30, 2011
Juxtapoz headed out to the opening gala at LACMA for TIm Burton's retrospective this weekend, and of course, it will be one of the more heavily trafficked shows of the year in Los Angeles and beyond. “The exhibition brings together over 700 drawings, paintings, photographs, moving-image works, storyboards, puppets, concept artworks, maquettes, costumes, and cinematic ephemera, including art from a number of unrealized and little-known personal projects."

Ironlak Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, May 27, 2011
Tomorrow, May 28th, Ironlak will be hosting a party for the grand opening of their first flagship store in Los Angeles.  The opening will feature work from Augor, Dabs, Myla, Vizie, Bonks, Sofles, and The Seventh Letter.

Tim Burton at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 23, 2011
After the hugely successful Tim Burton retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, the exhibition is moving to Los Angeles and the LACMA in what we assume will again be a massively attended showcase of Burton's drawings, live-action and animated films, photographs, and illustrations.

Ryan McGinness at Country Club LA

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 15, 2011
Famed NYC-based artist, Ryan McGinness will be opening two new solo shows with Country Club Contemporary in Los Angeles this month, Works on Paper on May 20 at the gallery, and Women: The Blacklight Paintings at The Standard Hotel, Hollywood on May 28. We look today at McGinness' works on paper.

Juxtapoz Presents: Take Me to the River with Sage Vaughn

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
In conjunction with Sage Vaughn's solo show, Children of a Lesser God, at Lazarides Gallery in London, Juxtapoz took a trip with Sage Vaughn to the Los Angeles River for a picnic of sorts. Lots of mustard was used in the making of this film.

Derek Albeck "Mysterious Strangers" at POVevolving Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
We recently visited the studio of Los Angeles-based Derek Albeck (and will be profiling the artist in our June 2011 issue) as he was preparing his newest work for a solo show, Mysterious Strangers, at POVevolving Gallery in LA. Those works will be shown starting May 13, 2011.

Construction Canvas

Graffiti // Monday, May 09, 2011
We have always loved the way Kofie mindfully incorporates buildings and construction site in his work.

Sasha Grey Book Signing at Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 09, 2011
We sent Juxtapoz contributor, Jason Jaworski, to the book signing of Sasha Grey for her book, Neü Sex, held last week at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles. Jason wrote an essay on Sasha, a personal friend of his, that we are happy to share today.

Cat Cult

Street Art // Sunday, May 08, 2011
Cats have been praised and held in high regard dating back thousand of years. Egyptians mummied cats to honor deities and the Ashanti people of Ghana were known to occasionally execute any man who killed a feline. In the tradition of honoring one of human’s greatest companions, a group of artists started the appropriately titled, Cat Cult.


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