Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 14, 2010
November has arrived, and with it the legendary Barbara Kruger on both our newsstand and subscriber covers. Hey, Are we having fun yet? or what…
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 16, 2010
Emory Douglas, who became Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, leads an impressive and timely cast of artists - Jefferson Pinder, Dzine (Carlos Rolon), Patrick Martinez, Hiphop Chocolate, Haruka Sakatani and Huang Yulong in an exhibit in Rotterdam which addresses race, music, and art in (I Can) Feel the Pulse.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Ever heard of the Black Panthers? Emory Douglas, who became Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, leads a great cast of artists - Jefferson Pinder, Dzine (Carlos Rolon), Patrick Martinez, Hiphop Chocolate, Haruka Sakatani and Huang Yulong - addressing race, music, and art in (I Can) Feel the Pulse. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 16, 2010
The links between urban art and hip-hop are indelible and the upcoming show, (I Can) Feel the Pulse, is and exhibition exploring the influence and connection between the two. Emory Douglas, who later became Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, leads a great cast of artists addressing race, music, and art.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 17, 2010
Los Angeles based artist Patrick Martinez uses fitted caps as his canvas to produce his latest work, which is inspired by the SB1070 immigration law in Arizona that has recently been put into effect. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 24, 2010
In this exclusive time lapsed video, Los Angeles based artist Patrick Martinez takes you through his creative process from sketch to completed work. Three weeks is compressed into four minutes.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Hopefully by now, you have seen Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Inglourious Basterds, because that man is a genius and the film is fantastic. In a broad collaboration, Upper Playground teamed up with Quentin Tarantino and SA Studios to release the "Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds" to benefit the victims of the Haiti Earthquake.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 16, 2009
Our 15th Anniversary Auction Party went down this Saturday in Los Angeles at The Factory Place Arts Complex. Calling the night a hit would be a massive understatement.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 11, 2009
It’s been said that Patrick Martinez’ work sheds light on “the phenomenology of his surroundings.” As evidenced by his answers to my questions below, Patrick’s personal philosophy clearly embodies the very meaning of phenomenology—as his keen self-awareness and interest in the development of human consciousness reveals itself in his work. Beyond being a good guy, Patrick Martinez is a great artist pleased to share his talent in the name of rebuilding Detroit.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 17, 2009
Patrick Martinez killed it with his latest show, You Don’t Have to Lie to Kick It at FIFTY24LA Gallery. The Los Angeles based artist culled influence from him surrounding to take a fresh look at social, economic, and political realities facing our country.