Needles and Pens 10 Year Anniversary show @ Luggage Store Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 09, 2013
One of our favorite institutions and longtime supporters of the local San Francisco art scene, Needles and Pens, have now officially been doing their thing for 10 years aka a decade! Round of applause everyone! In celebration of this awesome accomplishment they are throwing a massive group show with over 70 participating artists, a book release, and live bands at the opening reception. Party! The opening reception goes down tomorrow, May 10, at the Luggage Store in San Francisco and we strongly suggest you come out to this very special event.

Aryz paints massive mural in San Francisco

Street Art // Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The grimey streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District are always bustling with colorful action and have received a major visual upgrade by our January 2013 cover artist, Aryz. The Spanish artist spent 10 days on a lift painting this 7-story piece with rollers and it’s certainly turning heads. If you are in San Francisco and want to see it in person, head down to Eddy and Polk streets.

Opening: Mark Mulroney at Ever Gold, SF

Erotica // Wednesday, May 08, 2013
This past weekend Mark Mulroney opened his newest solo show "A Fertile Menace" at San Francisco's own Ever Gold Gallery and Juxtapoz was there to catch it. Mulroney expands his wonderful, twisted universe across an impressive range of new paintings, collages and sculptures in which childlike naiveté and vibrant comic elements become both counterpoints to and the vocabulary for scenes of sex, violence and decay...

Camille Rose Garcia "Down the Rabbit Hole" @ Walt Disney Family Museum, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 06, 2013
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present the exhibition Camille Rose Garcia: Down the Rabbit Hole. On view from May 9 to November 3, 2013, the exhibition features some 40 works by Garcia alongside ten Alice in Wonderland concept paintings by Disney artist Mary Blair from the Museum’s collection. Organized by guest curator Tere Romo, the exhibition celebrates not only Garcia and Blair’s artistry across decades and artistic styles, but also the power of art to draw us into magical worlds that spark engagement and inspiration.

New mural by Andrew Schoultz in San Francisco

Street Art // Saturday, May 04, 2013
The side of the local dive bar, Pops in the Mission District of San Francisco just got hooked up with this impressive mural by Andrew Schoultz. Over the last week Schoultz has been spending everyday painting this building... sounds more appealing than sitting at a computer all day when the weather has been as freakishly nice as it has been in San Francisco. If you want to see it in person, head down to 24th and York St. The piece was made in conjunction with Converse and Juxtapoz.

San Francisco Street Photography by Travis Jensen @ Gensler, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 03, 2013
Our friend and wonderful San Francisco-based photographer Travis Jensen is opening a solo exhibition entitled Barbary Coast Now on Thursday, May 9th at Gensler Art in San Francisco. Scouring the streets of San Francisco on a daily basis, Jensen doesn’t just photograph the unique, eclectic characters and environment of the city, he brings his subjects kicking and screaming to life for his legion of fans — exploring the real street life and personalities that few tourists get to see...

Aryz Working on a New Mural in San Francisco's Tenderloin

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
We cruised by to check out our January 2013 cover artist Aryz's new mural in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco this morning. It's coming along great, we can't wait to see the finished piece! We will keep you all up to date with his progress throughout the week! Shout out WallSpaceSF for getting him the wall!  

Fujiko Nakaya's Fog Bridge Installation @ The Exploratorium, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
If you can't wait until summertime on the Golden Gate in San Francisco, Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya has built one of her famous fog installations at the Exploratorium between Pier 15 and Pier 17. 800 high-pressure nozzles cover a 160-foot bridge in fog/mist that visitors can walk through. We suggest you make a nighttime visit, as the lights add a surreal atmosphere to the installation.

Gallery View: Aryz's "Style Is The Limit" @ Fifty24SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 24, 2013
We've been keeping up with our January 2013 cover artist Aryz while he's in San Francisco for his Style Is The Limit exhibition at Fifty24SF. We had stopped by last week while he was setting up and cruised by again yesterday to get a few pictures of the finished exhibition. For those of you who are lucky enough to be in the bay area, the show opened on Friday, April 13th.

Jacob A Pfeiffer @ John Pence Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
We have a few bits of information about Jacob A Pfeiffer that you should know. First,  Jacob won a Milwaukee, WI skateboard contest "best trick" award in 1989 by ending his run with a magic trick. That is pretty good. Second, his father is the artist/teacher/activist who organized the Clay Stomp, an American-Soviet mural project. That is really good. And thirdly, Jacob is part of a great group show opening this Friday April 19th @ John Pence Gallery in San Francisco that you truly must see to believe. 

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