Retna Mural on Bowery & Houston, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Martha Cooper went to check out former Juxtapoz cover artist, RETNA, and his progress finishing his mural on the world famous wall at Bowery and Houston in Manhattan. Keith Haring, Os Gemeos, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Kenny Scharf, JR, and Faile have all covered this wall, and Martha documents RETNA on her 12oz Prophet blog.

Todd James "King Of the Wild Frontier" @ Gering & Lopez, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Todd "REAS" James, recently part of our Graffiti Spotlight and his August 2008 cover in our Top 25 Covers list, will be opening a solo show, King of the Wild Frontier, at NYC's Gering & Lopez Gallery on March 1, 2012. The exhibition will present two new bodies of work: canvases depicting James' familiar Somali pirate series and a recreation of the Vandal's Bedroom that was so essential to the Street Market installation at MOCAs' Art In the Streets.

NYC Skateboarding in the 1960s by Bill Eppridge

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 21, 2012
A nice touch of nostalgia this morning, as we came across Bill Eppridge's skateboarding photos he took in New York City during the 1960s Some of the photos here almost suggest that Bill handed boards to unsuspecting visitors to Central Park, but others, like this skinny suit hipster, seem to have a good skill.

Brisk Bodega x Star Wars NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
After the success of their Brisk Bodega 24-hour pop-up art experience created in conjunction 3D theatrical release of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, Brisk will be opening a new 24-hour pop-up in NYC, the Brisk Bodega Cantina, to celebrate. Star Wars' overarching influence on pop culture. The event will feature a DJ set by Just Blaze and Star Wars inspired art work from Juxtapoz stalwarts POSE, Tristan Eaton, Jasper Wong, Artek, and more.

Juergen Teller @ Lehmann Maupin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Juergen Teller's photographic style and refusal to separate commercial and un-commissioned personal work has become a recognizable characteristic of his output. Teller's photography has thrived in both the commercial and fine art realms; he has been working with Marc Jacobs for the past 14 years as well as shown his work in prestigious museums such as MoMA.

Rammellzee "The Equation: The Letter Racers" @ Suzanne Geiss Company, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 09, 2012
One of the most fascinating artists to come out of the hip-hop and graffiti movements in the 1980s, as well as the highlight of MOCA's 2011 Art In the Streets and our issue done in conjunction was the late Rammellzee, a true visual and musical pioneer. Starting March 9, the artist's The Letter Racers sculptures will be on view in NYC for the first time.

Massimo Vitali @ Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Massimo Vitali's large scale photographs always grab our attention with their beautiful array of bright, sun-bleached hues. His beach scenes shot in Turkey, Greece and Italy present beautifully color coordinated bathers with their sun tanned flesh, umbrellas, towels, and bathing suits dotting the intersection between rock, sand, and sea.

Hanksy @ Krause Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 09, 2012
The whole Hanksy as an impersonator to Banksy thing is all a bit odd, and when you go to NYC, you do see a lot of Hanksy pieces around the lower portion of Manhattan. Tom Hanks as a street art vehicle seems friendly enough, and the artists or team known as Hanksy will be showing at Krause Gallery in NYC this January 13, 2012.

Ai Weiwei "Sunflower Seeds" @ Mary Boone Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 07, 2012
In 2010, in the Grand Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern in London, Chinese artist became even more famous with his incredible Sunflower Seeds installation. Tonight, January 7, Weiwei will open the installation again, this time at Mary Boone Gallery in New York City.

Paintings by Dana Schutz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Dana Schutz is a New York painter whose work is in many of the prominent collections of North America and Europe. Her paintings recreate, dismember, reconfigure the subject and genre by playfully and humorously manipulating figure and form.

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