Kamea Hadar & Defer "Paradise Lost" @ 1AM Gallery, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
POW! WOW! planner and painter/muralist Kamea Hadar is working on a new project in collaboration with fellow artist DEFER called Paradise Lost. The project includes murals, gallery shows and other projects in Hawaii and Israel, and in California, with a gallery show opening at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco on August 7. Kamea and Defer will also be hitting up some walls in the Bay Area before heading to LA...

Benny Gold's Guest Glider Series

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 28, 2014
Benny Gold, contributor and friend of Juxtapoz, featured in our March issue, has become a San Francisco staple for his artfully designed clothing. He is now trying his hand as a curator. Gold sent blank airplanes made of balsa wood to artists all over the world. Each artist painted, carved, burned, and otherwise made each airplane into singular works of art.

The San Francisco streets as seen by Troy Holden

Photography // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A self-proclaimed “snapshot photographer”, Troy Holden walks miles and miles of San Francisco to create his street snapshots. Holden’s style is graphic and balanced, with each composition wonderfully crafted around characters moving through their environment. These bold portraits are grounded in quiet moments where seemingly empty sidewalks hold only the subject, Troy, and his camera.

Book Signing "Look Away: The Art of Todd Francis" @ DLXSF Skateshop

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Todd Francis, who was featured in the July, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine, is coming to San Francisco to celebrate the release of his new book "Look Away" at the DLXSF Skateshop on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. Come through to get a first look at the new book and check out a vast colleciton of Todd's work including original Antihero artwork, prints, and the new limited reissue Antihero deck collection!

Jovi Schnell Paints San Francisco's New Skate Park

Street Art // Monday, July 14, 2014
Despite the current weirdness and class warfare in the city, San Francisco just got a brand new skate park, which is delightfully covered in murals by Jovi Schnell. We got a hold of Jovi to find out the story behind her new public artwork, which tons of skaters will be enjoying for years to come. Jovi tells us, "The imagery for the mural was inspired by the site's former victorian era amusement park...

The Art City Project "Way Out West"

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 11, 2014
Yesterday The Art City Project launched Way Out West, a public art exhibition reflecting the changing social landscape of the West Coast and exploring the role of contemporary art in public spaces. The month-long installation spans billboards, transit shelters, bus takeovers, and other alternative spaces throughout San Francisco's transitional inner Mission neighborhood and features art from contemporary artists with roots in California including Chris Johanson, Andrew Schoultz, Jen Stark, Brett Amory, Casey Grey, Jeremy Fish, and more.

Erik Jones "Motion" @ Hashimoto Contemporary, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 03, 2014
This Saturday, July 5th, Hashimoto Contemporary will present Motion, the debut solo exhibition by gallery artist Erik Jones. Jones’ work investigates form, both abstract and figurative, through a unique combination of hyperrealism and geometric expressionism...

Lost Moments: Scott Listfield & Friends @ Gauntlet Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 27, 2014
No doubt we are living in the future, but is it the place we imagined ourselves growing up into when we were young? The science fiction of our youth has become the uneasy world we live in. It’s getting harder to remember whether the latest fad actually happened, or was just a memory from a movie we watched when we were six. Can I get a personal pizza delivered by drone?

Ursula X Young Solo Show in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 20, 2014
Ursula Xanthe Young explores evocative landscapes adorned with pretty ladies in her new series, Against The Grain. Solo show reception 6-9pm Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Luna Rienne Gallery, 3318 22nd St., S.F. Through July 28.

Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay @ De Young Museum, SF

Photography // Thursday, June 19, 2014
“Photography is a very social code for intimacy,” observed Anthony Friedkin at the press preview for his current show. And I discovered that he’s easy to talk with, so approachable. One conversation, and it’s immediately understandable how he was able, at age 19, to gain the trust of the members of the Gay Community Services Center in Los Angeles and hang backstage with the cast of the Cockettes in San Francisco.

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