Photography // Monday, January 12, 2015
We've been meaning to go check out Arnold Newman: Masterclass at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco for a while now and are so glad we did. It is truly an impressive exhibition of one of the most productive, creative, influencial and successful portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Newman, who passed away in 2006 photographed famous artists, creatives, scientists, intellectuals, authors, and statesman with great sensitivity and care, incorporating each subjects personal environment, work, and intellectual background in his photographs.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 07, 2015
This Saturday, January 10th, 2015, Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco will be hosting The 4th Annual Supersonic Invitational Group show with brand new artwork from over 60 internationally acclaimed artists.
Street Art // Monday, December 22, 2014
REKA One just dropped a nice little ditty (actually a massive ditty) in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. The mural features his signature, swirling hot and cold color palette, bringing some much-needed energy to the block.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 17, 2014
San Francisco based print artist Chuck Sperry's solo show and retrospective "Muses" at Spoke Art and Hashimoto Contemporary will be closing this Saturday, December 20th. Reigning over the gig poster scene for well over a decade, Chuck has pulled a plethora of ultra rarities from his archives and flat files. The show will be broken up into two parts, with a new body of work consisting of wood panels and paper editions at Spoke Art Gallery and an extensive retrospective on display just a few doors down at Hashimoto Contemporary.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Excited for this one: our good friend Andrew Schoultz's first solo exhibition at Hosfelt Gallery transforms 7,000 square feet of gallery space with an installation of sculpture, paintings and works on paper that charts a new trajectory in his work. After showcasing a new direction with his show at Ruttowski in Cologne earlier this Fall, we can't wait to see the (partial) homecoming of the now LA-based Schoultz.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 01, 2014
Starting December 6 at the 63 Bluxome Street Gallery there will be an exciting installation by over 30 Bay Area artists. On display will be an installation including Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, and other crafts all depicting Santa Claus’ counterpart the “Krampus.”
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 07, 2014
San Francisco-based artist Hiroshi Sato opened "Windows and Doors" and Hespe Gallery this week. Hiroshi Sato’s work presents a refreshing take on exact moments in time. The contemporary realist paintings are seen as snapshots, capturing intimate and still moments. He emphasizes form with his use of light and dark and evokes strong emotions by highlighting different sections of each painting...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 06, 2014
On Thursday, November 6th, K. Imperial Fine Art will present, LUX, a solo exhibition featuring, Kevin Earl Taylor. LUX, will feature oil and acrylic paintings that represent visual and imagined moments, which are imperceptible through human sensation. Referencing the degree of visibility to the human eye, Taylor beautifully depicts detailed, yet delicate dialogues between animals and surreal landscapes.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 05, 2014
We love Jay Howell, and we have been friends with the artist since he was making moves at 111 Minna Gallery in SF and still friends as he makes his way in the animated world of Hollywood. On November 7, Jay will open a solo show at FFDG in SF. Here is what they have to say about him: Jay Howell is a creator of the great cartoon Sanjay and Craig and created the characters for Bob's Burgers. . . . .
Photography // Monday, November 03, 2014
With Keith Haring: The Political Line opening at the de Young in San Francisco later this week we wanted to remind everyone that Anthony Friedkin's exhibition of photographs and related ephemera chronicling the gay communities in Los Angeles and San Francisco from 1969 to 1973 is still up at the museum and will be through January 11th, 2015. So make sure you check it out while there for Keith Haring!