Saber "The American Graffiti Artist" at Opera Gallery NYC

Graffiti // Monday, April 25, 2011
Former Juxtapoz cover artist and legendary Los Angeles graffiti artist and ambassador, Saber, is set to open a solo show at Opera Gallery in New York City next month called "The American Graffiti Artist." On the eve of the opening Willie T captured Saber in a trailer for the exhibition . . .

Futura, Martha Cooper, Fab Five Freddy and others at MOCA's "Art In the Streets"

Street Art // Monday, April 18, 2011
Obviously, the legendary names and artists of New York City were a big part of the story at MOCA's "Art In the Streets," with Futura, Martha Cooper, Blade, Henry Chalfant, Fab 5 Freddy, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, Crash, and Freedom having major spaces in the Geffen building, as well as younger talents that later emerged like Dash Snow. More after the jump . . .

PANTHEON: A history of art from the streets of NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Our NYC correspondent, Brock Fetch, headed over to Pantheon: A History of Art From the Streets of NYC at the former Donnell Library across from MoMA in Manhattan. Over 33 graffiti writers and street artists united to reclaim the former Donnell Library as a "repository of visual information on the growing world-wide phenomenon of street art, presenting an art historical timeline that is a part of New York City's unique legacy." More after the jump . . .

BAST, David Ellis, Harmony Korine, Ryan McGinley and others at agnès b. in NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Longtime supporter of the art, agnès b, opened a new boutique in Manhattan at 50 Howard Street, featuring a gallery that is currently housing works by Rostarr, Young Kim, Ryan McGinness, Harmony Korine, Ryan McGinley, José Parla, BÄST, David Ellis, Louise Bourgeois and Jonas Mekas. More information after the jump . . . 

Ai Weiwei’s New York Show to Go On With or Without Him

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Last month, we wrote about famed and controversial Chinese artist, Ai WeiWei, opening his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” exhibition in NYC at the Pulitzer Fountain on May 2, 2011. That was before Ai Weiwei was detained by Chinese authorities on Sunday, with his current whereabouts unknown. But the organizers behind the exhibition in NYC say the show will go on, with our without Mr. Ai. More after the jump . . .

Dr Lakra at the Drawing Center, NYC

Tattoo // Monday, March 28, 2011
August 2010 cover artist and featured in the first Juxtapoz ever published in 1994, Mexican fine and tattoo artist Dr. Lakra is celebrating his first solo exhibition in NYC, showing at the Drawing Center. The exhibition features a complete 360 degree experience, with Lakra covering the walls in his signature handstyle and found objects. More information after the jump . . .

Royal/T presents "Facemaker" featuring Eric Yahnker, Ben Jones

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 21, 2011
Kathy Grayson at The Hole Gallery in NYC is curating a show at Royal/T in Culver City, California, FACEMAKER, featuring “works from contemporary young artists including the title piece by Ben Jones, in addition to Shepard Fairey, Takashi Murakami, Barry McGee, Kenny Scharf, Eric Yahnker, Jane Moseley, Olaf Breuning, Carroll Dunham, David Shrigley, and Gary Webb, and the show will explore interpretations of the most universal element of human perception: the face..” More after the jump . . .

Juxtapoz Presents: Curtis Kulig Video Profile

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
In our ongoing series of Juxtapoz Presents video profiles, we introduce our interview with NYC-based photographer, street artist and sticker artist, Curtis Kulig. We visit Kulig at his apartment in Manhattan, as well as get a tour of his local corner market, where Kulig stole a few greatest hits 'shop lifting' posters for an exhibit in Milan. Watch after the jump . . .

COPE2 Solo Show at TT Underground in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
NYC-graffiti legend, COPE2, will open a solo show, Transition, at TT Underground Gallery in NYC this April 7, 2011. The show will feature a "new chapter of paintings arise from the obstruction of producing graffiti pieces in the streets paradigm to a permanent transfixed surface." More after the jump . . .

Ai WeiWei Public Sculpture Exhibit at Pulitzer Fountain in NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
Famed and controversial Chinese artist, Ai WeiWei, will open his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” exhibition in NYC at the Pulitzer Fountain on May 2, 2011. Presented by the Chinese contemporary art organization AW Asia, the 12 bronze animal heads are inspired by the fabled fountain-clock of the Yuanming Yuan, an 18th-century imperial retreat just outside Beijing. More looks after the jump . . .

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