"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..."

SF Bay Bridge To Get LED'd?

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 11, 2012
Artist Leo Villareal wants to light up the Bay Bridge and we hope this becomes a reality. He has proposed ad LED light installation consisting of 25,000 white LEDs, spaced a foot apart for the west span of the bridge. The lights will have the function of changing, making abstract patterns based loosely on water, traffic, and weather patterns.

San Francisco Bay Bridge Light Installation Proposal

Street Art // Friday, June 08, 2012
Artist Leo Villareal wants to light up the Bay Bridge and we hope this becomes a reality.  He has proposed ad LED light installation consisting of 25,000 white LEDs, spaced a foot apart for the west span of the bridge.  The lights will have the function of changing, making abstract patterns based loosely on water, traffic, and weather patterns.

Featured Tattoo Shop: Tattoo City, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 02, 2012
Ed Hardy's original shop, Tattoo City (now in their 3rd location) is located right in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach. A classic and iconic shop, which opened in 1974 in a former candy store, is a prime example of how far getting inked has come. Kahlil Rintye, Mary Joy, Jen Lee, Doug Hardy and Ed Hardy himself (still tattooing Fri-Mon) all have amazing freehand drawing capabilities and specialize in the pace-setting quality work that Ed's shops have always been known for.

Opening: Rico Deniro "Escoliosis" @ FIFTY24SF Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 28, 2012
This past Saturday, we stopped by the first day of Mexico-based artist, Rico Deniro's Escoliosis, his second exhibition at FIFTY24SF Gallery and his second featuring a series wooden masks. But this new series also features iconic pop-culture figures carved from wood to function as everyday, household objects.

Recap: ArtMrKT 2012, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 21, 2012
San Francisco was on the art beat this weekend with 3 different art fairs to attend, and Friday afternoon we made our way to artMRKT, the most internationally represented fair of the trio. From Park Life, to LeBasee, to Daniel Horowitz' fantastic collection of collage and drawings at Muriel Guepin's booth, this year's showing was also SF's most eclectic.

Preview: Mike Giant "I Know You're Out There" @ Pretty Pretty Collective, SF

Tattoo // Saturday, May 19, 2012
According to Mike, "All the works in the show are based around my search for a new girlfriend. And those works will be on display tonight, May 19, at Pretty Pretty Collective in San Francisco, feautruring all new works written out in sentence form. Like Sir Mix-A-Lot lyrics.

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