Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 10, 2015
FFDG is pleased to present Colorado-based artist Mike Giant (former Juxtapoz cover artist) in his third solo show with the gallery entitled “Colorado” including 40+ drawings and photo prints on canvas made in collaboration with Jason Siegel. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, February 13th (6-9pm). Mike Giant and Jason Siegel will be present.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Bay Area's own Bedford Gallery in the pleasant town of Walnut Creek has a Skull Show on view that brings together many interpretations of this ubiquitous symbol of life and death. There are many Jux featured-artists representing the art of the skull including Winnie Truong, Scott Greenwalt, Ben Venom, Shawn Barber, Tim Biskup, Mike Giant, Jeremy Fish and Kim Cogan, alongside some true Bay Area masters...
Music // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Dub-electro trio Major Lazer (Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Jillionaire) along with Pharrell dropped their single "Aerosol Can" earlier this year. For the video, long-time Mad Decent creative contributor Kyle DePinna directs an animated timelapse of none other than Mike Giant as he writes out the lyrics on white walls in marker. Interesting.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
Mike Giant's openings always draw a huge crowd, especially because the graffiti, Rebel 8 fashion designer, and tattoo mainstay hasn't show in San Francisco in a few years. Well, he's back with "Modern Hieroglyphics...
Tattoo // Sunday, November 04, 2012
The C/S Project teamed up with tattoo and graffiti artist Mike Giant for this awesome video. In the 6-minute interview, Giant discusses his knowledge of the C/S symbol including memories of seeing gang graffiti in New Mexico, the connotations of the C/S tattoo, and why he never got one for himself.
Tattoo // Monday, October 15, 2012
A solid staple in San Francisco's art scene, Mike Giant's clean, black and white illustrations can be seen gracing everything from skin to walls, paper and tattoo flash. Though he isn't tattooing as much as he used to (if at all), he is constantly putting out new work, illustrations and tattoo flash. Love this SF heavy flash.
Tattoo // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
FFDG is pleased to present San Francisco based artist Mike Giant in his first highly anticipated solo show with the gallery entitled "Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder" featuring a wide assemblage of recent drawings and also a rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for. Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 20, 2012
Mike Giant, cover of our September 2007 issue and contributing writer on occasion, has a new solo show, Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder, opening at Fecal Face Dot Gallery tonight, Friday, July 20. We will be heading out to the opening, as it will be a great chance to catch Giant's recent drawings and also a "rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Mike Giant, cover of our September 2007 issue and contributing writer on occasion, has a new solo show, Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder, opening at Fecal Face Dot Gallery on Friday, July 20. We will be heading out to the opening, as it will be a great chance to catch Giant's recent drawings and also a "rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for."
Tattoo // Monday, June 18, 2012
Mike Giant is infinitely known for his black and white illustrated portraits of tattooed beauties, his work with Rebel8 and his drawn photo-collaborations, depicting elaborate tattoos onto the models in the photos as well. An avid illustrator, tattooer and artist, the work of San Francisco based Mike Giant is difficult to surpass.