Preview: Jeremy Fish "Where Hearts Get Left" @ FIFY24SF Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Last week, we headed over to Jeremy Fish's San Francisco studio to check out all the new work he was preparing for his exhibition, Where Hearts Get Left, opening Saturday, July 14, at FIFTY24SF Gallery. The show, featuring new paintings, sculptures, drawings, a new book, and a six screenprints, is all built around the concept of "a visual love letter to San Francisco," where Fish noted, "I am begging her to not become a sterile West Coast Manhattan any time soon. What are the constants? What are the things I will always love about SF no matter what happens?”

Hilary Pecis "In Accordance" @ Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 10, 2012
San Francisco-based Hilary Pecis, who we featured in our May 2011 issue, has a new exhibition, In Accordance, up at Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton through July 17. We have championed Pecis' work in the past because we feel it represents a traditional painters embrace of new media and technology, as she researches and culls hundreds of Internet images on a particular concept and creates a canvas based on those findings.

"A Summer Group Show" @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 07, 2012
A super exclusive VIP invite only viewing of a Summer Group Show opens tonight, Saturday, July 7th at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco.  The exhibition will feature the work of Adam Parker Smith, Guy Overfelt, Sandy Kim, Mark Benson, Jeremiah Jenkins, Mark Mulroney, Chris Ritson and Evan Nesbit.  But wait, no RSVP is necessary, there is no guest list, admission is free and all are welcome, confused?  Go take a look for yourself and figure it out.

Studio Visit: Jeremy Fish

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
We get a chance to visit with Jeremy Fish every so-often, and generally it is on the occasion of a new exhibition or body of work being built. What we enjoy the most about visiting Fish in his SF North Beach studio is that whatever research or preparation he has compiled while making the work, the remnants are evident throughout his space... 

Jeremy Fish "Where Hearts Get Left" @ FIFTY24SF Gallery, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 02, 2012
Our good friend and 2x cover artist, Jeremy Fish (who did a nice logo shirt for us this past year), is set to open a new body of work, Where Hearts Get Left, at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery. Showing at Upper Playground's FIFTY24SF for the first time in 5 years, the exhibition features 60+ new works and is inspired by and created as a visual love letter to the city of San Francisco. Hey, we live in San Francisco!

Wheatpaste Art Collective: "On the Wall" in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Together with D-Structure, Wheatpaste Art Collective will present a collection of stickable posters and canvas wall art during the next San Francisco First Friday opening at 8 pm on Friday, July 6th, 2012. The show will run through Monday, August 6th, 2012. D-Structure is located at 520 Haight Street in San Francisco.

"The Art of Don Ed Hardy Including, But Not Limited To" @ Bolinas Museum

Tattoo // Friday, June 29, 2012
Tomorrow, in the small Northern California coastal town of Bolinas, Don Ed Hardy will have an exhibition open at the Bolinas Museum, The Art of Don Ed Hardy Including, But Not Limited To. We have attended shows at the Bolinas Museum, including Barry McGee and Clare Rojas, and the curation continues to be excellent in the artistically conscious but secluded town. 

The Vibrant "Mess" of Michael Olivo

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
I'm not sure what to say about the work of Oakland, CA based Michael Olivo, but I like it. He creates these hideously vibrant messes of color and form, sometimes resembling epic wrestling matches with alien creatures stricken with some life-eating skin mutations. They're rich, exciting, and well, I can't say that I am not automatically attracted to them, in some strange way...

Kelly Tunstall & Ferris Plock "Edible Complex" @ Fecal Face, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
This Friday, June 22, San Francisco power art couple extraordinaire, Ferris Plock and Kelly Tunstall, open a new exhibition, Edible Complex, at Fecal Face Dot Gallery in SF. Edible Complex seeks to explore our personal and cultural relationship to food, and the effect of social networking on the ever-evolving ecosystem of admiring, eating and wasting food in the Bay Area.

The Illustrations of Jennifer Hom

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
"Jennifer Hom began life as a Chinese American girl in suburban Long Island, New York. As a minority with few friends, she found happiness in drawing fairies, unicorns, magical flying unicorns, princesses, and flowers. with the help of a terribly optimistic mother, she used her countless drawings of magical beings to enroll at Rhode Island School of Design..."

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