Paintings by Kelly Allen

Illustration // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
At first glance Kelly Allen's works might seem like collage, but in fact each element is painstakingly painted or drawn by the San Francisco artist. Natural imagery, man-made objects and geometric abstractions play off one another in her strange and striking juxtapositions...

Graffiti Spotlight: Grey

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 08, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Grey.

Preview: Jason Jägel "The Castle" @ Needles & Pens, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
One of our favorite artists we cover, SF-based Jason Jägel (featured in the January 2010 issue), will be showing at one of our favorite SF spots, Needles & Pens, starting on Friday, September 7. The Castle features a new series of paintings and drawings. And if we are lucky, Jason will give us a new mix for our morning commute. "Love Junky" express. 

Preview: Craola by Ransom & Mitchell for Smoke & Mirrors @ Varnish, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Stacey Ransom & Jason Mitchell’s highly anticipated debut solo show of photo illustration tableaus and portraiture opens at at Varnish Fine Art in San Francisco, Saturday, Sept. 8th. Mitchell, a director-photographer, and Ransom, a set designer and photo-illustrator, create highly-detailed and visually-lush photo illustrations. The duo, who shot Robert Bowen's portrait in our August 2012 issue, sent us an exclusive portrait preview of their work with Greg "Craola" Simkins.

Evah Fan "What Have You" @ Park Life, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
When we featured Evah Fan in the magazine back in October 2010, she was living in Stockholm, Sweden, making intricate illustrations that, and as Kristin Farr wrote at the time, were "unintentionally puzzling." Now back living in Oakland, California, perhaps things will get more puzzling or clear as Fan is set to open What Have You at Park Life in San Francisco on August 31.

Hannah Stouffer's 'Magic of the Woods' at Antler Gallery

Illustration // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Antler Gallery is proud to present 'Magic of the Woods' by Hannah Stouffer. The San Francisco-based artist is set to open her latest series, a collection of fantastical landscape paintings, on August 30th as part of the Last Thursday event in the Alberta Arts District. Stouffer has worked with a wide array of high profile commercial clients while simultaneously advancing her fine-art career with gallery shows and installations at many prestigious galleries throughout the US.

"Get The Flu" @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
This Saturday, Ever Gold Gallery kicks off their Fall season with Mark Benson's "Get the Flu", an installation consisting of sculptures made of space heaters and air conditioner units. The gallery will be divided into three sections, one cold, one hot, and a nurses station in their back room, where if you make a reservation you can get a Flu Shot from a registered nurse (it's a real flu shot) and receive a corresponding editioned certificate.

Opening: Relics of the New World @ Cassel Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 17, 2012
Cassel Gallery and Goorin Bros. Hat Company are proud to present Relics of the New World, a group exhibition featuring Lucien Shapiro, Henry Lewis, Lango Olivera, and Charlie O’Hanlon. Relics challenges the fate of forgotten things in a world of excess, and breathes new life into discarded and found objects.

The Work of Tasha Kusama

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 17, 2012
Tasha Kusama is a contemporary mixed media artist and painter based in the Los Angeles area. She was born in San Francisco and has a BFA from the Art Center College of Design. Her works are characterized by their vibrant color palette, billowing locks of hair and a sustained interest in the interplay between abstract and figural elements.

Juxtapoz @ Outside Lands 2012: Sights and Behind-the-Scenes

Music // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Another year, another great 3-day weekend in Golden Gate Park. Once again, Juxtapoz curated the art for the annual Outside Lands Music and Art Festival in San Francisco, and this year, we really took our time to take in the festival, the people, the artists we worked with, the atmosphere, and the incredible foggy nights. Here is what we saw... 

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