Juxtapoz // Monday, October 23, 2006
Recent work by Brazillian artist Nunca. Information online about Nunca is scarce, and we left our copy of Graffiti Brasil at home today, so we don't have a lot left to say, except apparently he lives in Sao Paulo and he's pals with Os Gemeos. Here's a train he painted. Click More... for detail shots. From Graffiti Brasil: "Nunca, meaning 'never' in Portugese, started painting in 1992 and is now one of the rising stars of Sao Paulo's graffiti scene. His latest work juxtaposes urban and native cultures by combining the geometric patterns and colours found in indigenous South American artwork with the linework of pichacao. The resulting portraits of indigenous South Americans serve as a reminder, he says, 'that people in Brazil are also descendants of indigenous South Americans, and not just African and European people'"..."Globalization is an underlying issue in his work. His indigenous characters sometimes sport a spoof brand name &emdash; 'Naique', which is the local pronunciation of Nike. In homage to indigenous South American cultures, he has even adopted carving techniques in his graffiti..."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Altruism isn't dead. The GimmeShelter project entreats artists to do it up on a piece of cardboard and donate the goods.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Photos from Rigo 23, The Art of Robert Pimple, and Clare Rojas now showing at Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco, CA.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 28, 2006
purpose is a French-based, online-only, photography magazine featuring personal environment photography as well as constructed narrative. Numéro 2 is online now.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 09, 2006
The Treasures of Long Gone John is having its west coast premiere in San Francisco this Friday, May 12th, 2006.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 20, 2006
Irana Douer's latest issue of Ruby Mag is now available online, and she's got more neat stuff on her personal site Please Keep Me In Mind
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 14, 2006
Photos from the Scion Art Installation 3 show at DvA Gallery in Chicago, IL.