Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
Joe Yorty is a San Diego-based artist that works in a variety of sculptural and two-dimensional mediums. As an obsessive collector of things and a habitual thrift store scavenger, Yorty utilizes objects that are carefully crafted by the unskilled, worn by use and time, and discarded for a second round of consumption.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 26, 2012
This Friday evening, July 27, Double Break in San Diego will be opening its new group show curated by Ryan Travis Christian. The show, titled Where My Cones At?, is definitely worth a visit, featuring Juxtapoz's cover artists Eric Yahnker and Andrew Schoultz, as well as other artists featured in the magazine like Jason Jagel. Double Break's walls will be jam-packed with artwork from many esteemed artists whose work will also be available in Double Break's online store.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Coinciding with San Diego's Comic-Con convention, Space 4 Art will be hosting Do Anything, a group show focused on DIY publishing and printmaking curated by Christopher Kardambikis. The show opens tonight (Friday July 13th) and hosts an array of artists within this field. Here's what Chris had to say about the show when we spoke to him recently.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Quint Contemporary Art's current show exhibits work from an eclectic group of artists. The pieces in the exhibition by MIke Calway-Fagen, Joseph Huppert, Francesco Longenecker, Lee Materazzi (here), Timothy Earl Neil, and Ali Silverstein pull from a variety of art historical and current issues.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 22, 2012
To celebrate their one-year anniversary of opening San Diego's Double Break, artist co-owners Matt Coors and Louis Schmidt will be showing an exhibition of their own work titled Good Grief. The exhibition will have new pattern-laden drawings, prints, and publications from the two UCSD MFA alums. . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Back in the early 1970s, John Baldessari told a story about his pencil. It was a sad pencil that he revived. It was a moment of his own obsessive attention to detail that compelled him to revive it. It was subtle, but it was art.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 15, 2012
“Falling Star” is an installation by South Korean artist, Do Ho Suh, which leaves a house balancing on the roof of a seven story building on the UC San Diego Campus. Looking as if the house dropped from the sky, visitors can view the piece on the roof, enjoy a beautiful well-manicured garden, and catch a descent view of the surrounding San Diego landscape.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Opening this Friday evening, May 18th, between 6 and 10 pm is Travis Millard and Michael Krueger's two person show titled Digging a Hole, Looking for Something. The show will feature new drawings, prints, ceramics as well as exclusive t-shirts and zines from both of the artists (only available at Double Break for this exhibition).
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Artist and director of 667Shotwell, Chris Sollars work revolves around the reclamation of private and public space through interventions. The results are documented using drawing, photographs, sculpture, and video that are integrated into mixed media installations. Awards include 2007 Eureka Fellowship Award, a 2007 San Francisco Bay Area Artadia Grant, and 2009 Headlands Center for the Arts residency.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 11, 2012
This weekend (its started already) is the inaugural San Diego Surf Film Festival, and with a great line-up of shorts, full-lenghts, documentaries, and experimental work, we wish we could check out Through the Whiskey Barrel: A Film About Surfing In Scotland (it shows on Saturday, May 12, we have time). Trailer after the jump . . .