Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 21, 2014
Geoff McFetridge just completed a mural at the historic West LA Courthouse skate spot. The mural is part of a greater project that reopened and repaired the spot, with Nike SB, local government and skaters working together to have it back open to public. Juxtapoz' Sam Graham went and snapped some shots this weekend. Public art, public space, skating... perfect. We asked Geoff to talk about the project, about both the mural and the skate spot itself, and in his own words, this is what he told us.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
If you are living in the Bay Area and spend a lot of time downtown San Francisco then you have probably seen this mural, Ellipses in the Key of Blue, surrounding the future Central Subway Moscone Station. Commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Commission, Randy Colosky is no foreigner to the city and surrounding areas. After receiving his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in sculpture he was awarded many grants, participated in many shows in the Bay Area and completed large-scale sculptures for the downtown ArtPark in Oakland, CA and more.
Illustration // Friday, July 18, 2014
Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans is a ground-breaking street art project created by PangeaSeed to bring the beauty and the plight of the world’s oceans into streets around the globe. By collaborating with internationally renowned artists, we create large-scale murals that focus attention on pressing environmental issues the oceans are facing.
Street Art // Monday, July 14, 2014
Despite the current weirdness and class warfare in the city, San Francisco just got a brand new skate park, which is delightfully covered in murals by Jovi Schnell. We got a hold of Jovi to find out the story behind her new public artwork, which tons of skaters will be enjoying for years to come. Jovi tells us, "The imagery for the mural was inspired by the site's former victorian era amusement park...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The essence of Alexandros Vasmoulakis' work is rooted in his professional background in the advertising industry, which eventually combined with classic elements of Western Painting, modern graphic sensibilities and romanticism and magical realism of contemporary European muralists and street artists.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
In downtown LA the Converse Wall to Wall series was graced by the presence of an absolute legend. Bringing his incredible eye for the warped and wonderful, Ron English created a piece on 7th and Imperial in the emerging DTLA district, featured on the back cover of the January, 2013 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Design // Wednesday, June 25, 2014
You might find Dana Tanamachi-Williams listening to country music or collecting vintage packaging for inspiration while she works on any given number of projects within her newly-formed Brooklyn-based design firm. Tanamachi Studio started modestly, but now Dana is adding clients like Oprah, Time Magazine, Nike, Burton, Target, and even Google to her roster.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
David Schiesser is an extremely talented Germany tattoo and pen and ink artist. That is a given. In fact, he makes some of our favorite flash art in the world. But this room, literally noted on his website as "Painting A Room," is entirely painted with pen and ink, with amazing detail, skill, and narrative. We grabbed images from Schiesser's site and took our own detail shots from the main mural wall. Incredible stuff.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Maki Ohkojima, a Japanese based painter, has developed in an intricate style she calls “the mural beyond the frame.”