STEEL opens first solo show with Goorin Thursday in SF—The Good The Bad and The Cheesy

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 22, 2010
We have a bit of history with MSK and Seventh Letter, as we dedicated an entire issue back in July of 2007 that people still talk to us about. One of the members here in San Francsico, STEEL, is opening his first solo show Goorin Bros' spot on Howard Street this Thursday, December 23rd. The name is catchy: The Good, the Bad, and the Cheesy. More details after the jump . . .

RETNA Gives Tour of Studio and LA Mural Video

Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 18, 2010
Cover artist and participating Detroit artist RETNA has a new video on LA Forward that shows him giving a tour of his mural in downtown LA that he painted with Mac based on a photograph by Estevan Oriol. What was supposed to be informative turns a tad confrontational as a man near the mural starting shouting at the film crew and Retna. Watch after the jump . . .

Sneak peek of Swoon's new Haiti print

Street Art // Saturday, December 11, 2010
Swoon, who just traveled with Juxtapoz to Detroit this past Fall, is releasing a new Haiti print this Wednesday, December 15th. Swoon just released a preview of the print, and the proceeds from the print will go to Swoon's "Konbit Shelter" project in Haiti which funds the construction of sustainable adobe style buildings for Haitian residents who have been displaced by the earthquake earlier this year. More information after the jump . . .

Really, this is it from Art Basel

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 06, 2010
This is it. We are leaving. Miami, see you next year. Well, you never know, Jason Jaworski, our correspondent in Miami may find some more pictures on his Basel camera, but we may just be saying goodbye now. Jason made some last minute stops at NADA and found a Barbara Kruger Chess Set. More pictures after the jump . . .

Video: Detroit House by RETNA & Richard Colman

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 06, 2010
Tod Seelie just posted another quick video upon his wrap-up visit to Detroit for the Juxtapoz artist project, this time revisiting the great collaboration we all saw between RETNA and Richard Colman. As you may remember, Richard and RETNA combined their works with abstract shapes and lettering done in both black and silver. Video after the jump  . . .

The Dormer House by Ben Wolf video for Juxtapoz in Detroit

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 05, 2010
Tod Seelie, who spent extensive time in Detroit for our Juxtapoz artist project, just returned to the Motor City with Ben Wolf and Swoon to finish and record their separate projects. Tod just sent us a video of Ben's final product, and full house addition and installation inside. Quite stunning work. Video after the jump . . .

Swoon releases 31 unique variants of "Zahra"

Street Art // Friday, December 03, 2010
Yesterday afternoon, PaperMonster released 31 unique variants of Swoon's "Zahra" image that included works on found wood, fabric, cardboard and paper. Paper Monster mentioned that each piece was unique, and many were embellished with scraps and free-cut paper forms Swoon pulled from her travels and studio work. Pictures after the jump . . .

Small Gift Miami opens tonight for Art Basel

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 02, 2010
Small Gift, Sanrio's touring 50th Anniversary showcase, opens the Art Basel Miami portion tonight. Anothony Lister, POSE, CRASH, Shepard Fairey, Mark Mothersbaugh, Gary Panter, Seonna Hong, Niagara, Jason Alper, Adam Wallacavage, and Richard Colman, amongst others, all have work in the show. More images after the jump . . .

Ryan Travis Christian curates THE POWER OF SELECTION, PART 3 in Chicago

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 02, 2010
We have a solution for you: if you want a solid group show, hire Ryan Travis Christian to do the work for you. The Chicago-based artist curated the current group show at Western Exhibitions in Chicago titled, The Power of Selection, Part 3. Full line-up and more information after the jump . . .

Art Basel has started; our reporter embeds himself with FriendsWithYou and David Choe, goes to SCOPE

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Our Art Basel reporter, Jason Jaworksi, has been embedded with FriendsWithYou and David Choe for the first few days leading up to the entire art epicentric event officially "opening" today. Jason just sent us a few pictures of what one does when they embed themselves with artists who are involved in Basel. Like most people they eat, they look at art. More pictures after the jump . . .

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