Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 29, 2010
There was some Super8 footage found recently of Herbert Baglione (Juxtapoz July 2009 cover) painting all night in the basement of Lazarides Gallery in London the night before his solo show opened in November of 2008. That was a big show for Herbert, as he introduced some fully-developed color pieces that added to his already signature black and white characters. Watch the video after the jump . . .
Street Art // Tuesday, December 07, 2010
The globetrotting twins, Os Gemeos, have been all over the place the past month, staying at RETNA's studio in LA to paint, Art Basel happening, and now they are in a group show at Lehmann Maupin in NYC called Law of the Jungle, that opens Thursday, December 9th. Brazilian artist, Tiago Carneiro da Cunha, curated the show. More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 29, 2010
Getting back into the swing of things after the long, long weekend, and we have Art Basel right on our doorstep. We have previewed a few gallery line-ups so far, but New Image Art Gallery of Los Angeles has rolled out a very strong showing for Art Basel, with Os Gemeos, Cleon Peterson, Albert Reyes, Skullphone, and Judith Supine, plus a site specific installation with Jerry Hsu, Neck Face, Todd Jordan and others. Lots of images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Cool to see that the late Dash "SACE" Snow has a tribute at the famous wall on the corner of Bowery and Houston that Deitch Projects used to rotate out with various international arists. We didn't know Dash personally, but we have friends that did, so we feel this is a nice ode to the man. Bigger picture after the jump . . .
Street Art // Thursday, November 11, 2010
So now it has a book. The show everyone will be talking about from now to the end of 2011, the MOCA's Art in the Streets, now has a book cover for the art world to start thinking about. San Francisco's vey own Barry "Twist" McGee is on the cover, rightly and properly so. What else do we know?
Street Art // Friday, October 29, 2010
Combing on Os Gemeos' blog last night, we found some great documentary photos that famed Wim Wenders took of the twins painting inside a German rail tunnel. The series was shot for the “Out Sides” project and street art event held in Wüppertal 2006, and recently shown at the 20/Out, according to Os Gemeos' site. The photos are dramatic, with the same iconic work that Os Gemeos has been known for throughout the years. More images after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 18, 2010
Again, Os Gemeos (Juxtapoz #114) express their frustration with Brazilian politics right now in a satirical street piece. Last week’s works featured images of protesting citizens; today’s showcases a politician.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 15, 2010
It’s election time and it’s no secret that many governments face corruption, leaving citizens the world over frustrated. Some attend rallies, others turn a blind eye. Os Gemeos (Juxtapoz #114) express their views in street art.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 14, 2010
Whether you’re religious or not, there remains a special sort of serenity and mysticism within a monastery – especially when its an ancient abandoned one in Southern Italy. This monastery is one of the most fascinating uncurated public art spaces, which serves as the epicenter of FAME Fest.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 11, 2010
Transfer, the international collection of artworks and site-specific installations from the likes of ESPO, Barry McGee, Sesper, Alex Hornest, Vitche, Thomas Campbell, and many others, will close at the end of this week. If you happen to be in São Paulo, Brazil, be sure to check it out.