Photography // Monday, March 16, 2015
Our friend and one-time-featured artist/photographer Neil Krug is no stranger to working in the music world, having shot Lana Del Rey and Bat For Lashes amongst others. We just saw that he is the man behind the new My Morning Jacket album cover (The Waterfall, due out soon), and it gave us the chance to look through some of the newer sun-drenched psychedelic splendor of Krug's recent work.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Graphic designer Bradley G Munkowitz, known to his ardent fan base as GMUNK, isn't shy about his love for psychedlia.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 05, 2015
Have you ever tried walking into an 8-bit wonderland? An animated gif? Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist Dominique Pétrin creates these fantastic psychedelic, immersive installations that seem to swallow you whole when you walk into them. I don't do drugs, but if I was accidentally dosed at a party, I would prefer Pétrin's style of hypnosis.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Andrew Edlin Gallery is excited to announce a retrospective of drawings by Victor Moscoso, one of the pre-eminent graphic artists of the 20th century, and widely renowned for his 1960s psychedelic posters and comics. The gallery will publish a 96-page catalog to accompany the exhibition. The artist will attend the opening reception. If you don't know from the past few years of reading Juxtapoz (actually try 21 years!) Victor played a major role in Zap Comix (featured in the March 2015 issue), and was the cover artist of our special feature on San Francisco psychedelic poster art in March 2014.
Design // Thursday, February 12, 2015
One of the most well-known, influential, and transcedent artists of post-war Japan, Tadanori Yokoo has one of the best styles of psychedelic, meets graphic design, meets poster art, meets traditional printmaking you will ever see. He has had numerous retrospectives over the years, and recently was shown at the Iwate Museum of Art in Morioka, Japan.
Erotica // Thursday, February 12, 2015
In a brief golden span between 1967 and 1972, the sexual revolution collided with recreational drug exploration to create "psychedelic sex." While the baby boomers blew their minds and danced naked in the streets, men’s magazine publishers attempted to visually recreate the wonders of LSD, project them on a canvas of nubile hippie flesh, and dish it up to men dying for a taste of free love.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 08, 2015
Maybe you have picked up the February 2015 issue at your neighborhood magazine rack, or got your subscription copy in the mail. And if you did, you saw our feature on NYC-based artist Sam Friedman. And you know that its good. Well, as luck would have it, Sam has a solo show, "Happy Place," opening at Joshua Liner Gallery in NYC on January 15, 2015. We have a few looks from the show for you today, plus a little press release info for those of you who will make it out to the show.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 07, 2015
We are trying to rush through Thomas Pynchon's "Inherent Vice" book right now so we can go check out director Paul Thomas Anderson's take on the film that releases nationwide January 9, 2015. We were lucky enough, along with Slow Culture and the Ace Hotel, to be part of a special art show, "Contemporary Psychedelic," that featured art inspired by the film that opened at the Downtown LA Ace Hotel this week. Here are some photos from the opening!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We wish we were in Tokyo this month! That way we could see Japanese psychedelic master Keiichi Tanaami's new show, "Cherry Blossoms Falling in the Evening Gloom" at Nanzuka. If you remember correctly, Tanaami was featured in our Juxtapoz Psychedelic book. His newest show will feature both sculptural works and large canvas paintings.
Music // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Flying Lotus is a huge favorite in the Juxtapoz office, and it seems like the Southern California-based musician has always emphaszied a great deal on his companion artwork for all the music he makes. OnOctober 6/7, Warp Records will release "You're Dead!", the new LP from Flying Lotus featuring Herbie Hancock, Kendrick Lamar, Captain Murphy, Snoop Dogg, Angel Deradoorian, Thundercat, Niki Randa and more. FlyLo previews the album with a psychedelic journey, a "shamanic pilgrimage into the psychedelic unknown of the infinite afterlife." As he notes, "The album isn’t about the end, it’s really the beginning...". Let's get there.