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 . . .
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 // 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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
We finally got a chance to stop by Marcel Dzama and Michael Riedel's exhibitions at David Zwirner in New York City this past week. We had previewed Dzama's exhibition last month, and highly anticipated a great show, which is exactly what we found. And we were quite impressed with Riedel's elaborate text-based work. More images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Next week, we will premiere our new video profile, Juxtapoz Presents: Curtis Kulig, but today, we have a studio visit with the NYC-based street, photography, and fine artist. You may recognize that "Love Me" sticker from the intro of "Saturday Night Live." Images after the jump . . .
Graffiti // Thursday, March 10, 2011
I remember the first time I took the trip out from my suburban town on Long Island to visit 5Pointz in Queens, it was a surreal experience as it was every time I would visited there after. Unfortunately 5Pointz is in jeopardy of being bulldozed by developers, this would be a tragedy in the street art community. Watch Meres One speak about 5Pointz after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 01, 2011
A few weeks ago I visited the studio of New York artist Alexander Heir to see what he has been working on. While listening to Alexander's record collection we spent the afternoon talking about art, music, and the pigs within the clothing industry. More after the jump...