Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 02, 2011
Designer Daisy Lew created this great series pop-up books inspired by New York City icons, including the Big Apple, the Chrysler Building, a cab, and the Statue of Liberty. Each pop-up, if viewed from the top, represents the icon, and a view from the side represents a cityscape.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 31, 2011
In honor of the release of the new book, The Eighties at Echo Beach, featuring photography by Mike Moir, text by Jamie Brisick, and art direction by Tom Adler, there will be a book launch event and exhibition at Partners & Spade in NYC on June 1, 2011.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 29, 2011
Nathan Spoor just opened his first solo show in two years, aptly named The Phantom Passport, at Bold Hype Gallery in New York City. Marisa Ware caught up with Spoor recently for an in-depth interview about the past few busy years with the artist.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 28, 2011
NYC correspondent Brock Fetch headed out to a heavyweight opening a former Juxtapoz cover artists, Miss Van and Mars-1, and an up-and-coming artist in Gaia, at Jonathan LeVine Gallery this past Thursday night in Manhattan. A bunch of pictures following the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Currently at Andrew Edlin Gallery in NYC, Zap: Masters of Psychedelic Art, 1965-74, curated by Gary Panter and Chris Byrne is on display. The exhibit features seven artists from the original Zap lineup: Robert Crumb, Victor Moscoso, Rick Griffin, S. Clay Wilson, Gilbert Shelton, Spain Rodriguez and Robert Williams.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 24, 2011
On Friday May 20, Cuban artist Geandy Pavon did a bit of guerilla work by projecting the face of detained Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, on the Chinese consulate in Manhattan. Pavon called the piece, Nemesis Ai Weiwei: The Elusiveness of Being.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 19, 2011
Tonight, May 19, Andrew Schoultz' new solo show, Unrest, opens at Morgan Lehman Gallery in NYC. The SF-based artist continues to build an expansive and experimental body of work, and rather than "depict literal narratives of these events, Schoultz captures their essence using an ever-expanding arsenal of pictorial symbols."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
You might know Aaron Young as the artist who has made some very large-scale installation and canvas work using motorcylists and live performance pieces with tire treads. The Northern California-born, NYC-based artist just opened a new exhibition, Built Tough, this past weekend at Bortolami Gallery in NYC.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 08, 2011
Curated Mag and Jacob Breinholt stopped by the opening of Saber's The American Graffiti Artist at Opera Gallery in NYC. The show featured the now becoming signature American flag treatments that Los Angeles-based Saber has been developing over the past few years.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 05, 2011
New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has spoken out in defense of Ai Weiwei, as the Mayor was speaking at the NYC Plaza Hotel Wednesday to open a public art installation by the detained Chinese artist Ai. Bloomberg went as far as to say the Chinese governement "do not value and protect free speech."