Art Market San Francisco @ Fort Mason, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 01, 2015
Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this weekend April 29 - May ​3, celebrating​ its fifth edition as the Bay Area's leading modern and contemporary art fair. ​Art Market San Francisco has evolved into a cultural happening, an extension of a network of partnerships that has shaped ​the fair into​ a city-wide event. Here's a little preview from last night...

Casey Gray "Wave Pool" @ Park Life Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 09, 2015
This Friday, April 10th, 2015 San Francisco-based artist Casey Gray will present a new series of paintings for his first show at Park Life Gallery. The show titled Wave Pool, will feature Gray's “wavy” paintings that depict universal symbols of everyday life in a wavy or rippled motif that communicates a feeling of uncertainty or mistrust; a general cynicism related to the current changing socio-economic climate and related identity crisis of San Francisco.

Moleskine Project IV @ Hashimoto Contemporary, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 01, 2015
This Saturday, April 4th, Hashimoto Contemporary will present Moleskine Project IV - a collective sketchbook exhibit co-curated by Sydney-based artist Rod Luff and gallery director Ken Harman. An annual group show, The Moleskine Project takes new form within the walls of Hashimoto Contemporary, consisting of over 70 artists from around the world producing artwork on blank Moleskine sketchbooks. 

Sanaz Mazinani @ Asian Art Museum, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 30, 2015
Curator Marc Mayer invited artist Sanaz Mazinani to create a new, site-specific installation at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, on view through May 3, 2015. In the artist’s words, “I make large photographic collages that use images relating to the destabilizing effects of war to dissect and puncture our normative experience of the original source. In exploring visual language through a process-insensitive method of creating original patterns, I strive to make sense of media images and how they define our relationship to war.”

Dave Schubert’s “Black Dream” @ 886 Geary Gallery, SF

Photography // Friday, March 13, 2015
This Saturday, 886 Geary Gallery in San Francisco will present Black Dream, a solo exhibition of photography work by Dave Schubert. The photographer is a self-taught artist living and working in San Francisco, California. He has exhibited locally at The Luggage Store, Electric Works, and the Shooting gallery; and nationally at Kavi Gupta, FUSE, Muddguts, ROX Gallery, and New Image Art.

Caia Koopman "Chromatic Erratics" @ Spoke Art, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 06, 2015
This Saturday, March 7th Spoke Art will present, “Chromatic Erratics”, a solo show of Santa Cruz-based artist Caia Koopman. After many years of exhibiting in various group shows with the gallery, Caia presents her first solo exhibition at Spoke Art with a brand new body of work.

Matt Gonzalez "Dérive: Situationist Encounter in San Francisco"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 05, 2015
Matt Gonzalez’s work is collage-based, utilizing bits of discarded paper products—from advertisements to cardboard containers—that he finds while walking around the city. Most of his compositions feature a highly layered, rectilinear aesthetic that recalls the gridded city streets he traverses and architectural matrixes he passes through...

Swim Season, an Adult Swim themed group show

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 05, 2015
This is a group show dedicated to one of televisions strangest channels Adult Swim. Nested within the Cartoon Network, Adult Swim produces some of the strangest shows that can be seen on a T.V. They constantly push the boundaries of right and wrong with their animated and actor driven programs such as: Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, Mike Tyson Adventures, Tim and Erics...

Joe Ferriso "Ajar" @ Park Life Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
Joe Ferriso is opening a new show at Park Life in San Francisco on February 20th called Ajar, which will feature some interesting perspectives on interiors, color juxtapositions, and doors. 

Converse Blank Canvas: Mat O'Brien in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
San Francisco-based illustrator Mat O'Brien is featured on the back cover of our March 2015 issue as part of Converse's Blank Canvas project. O'Brien's work merges elements of graphic design, borrowed imager, and painstakingly detailed lines, blending together a "dissonant collage, to for a distinct visual language"
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