Juxtapoz // Monday, December 03, 2012
We are very excited for the highly anticipated Sam Flores solo show, Lion and the Lamb, opening at FIFTY24SF Gallery in San Francisco on 12/12/12. Because Flores' last show opened in Egypt days before a major revolution erupted on the streets of Cairo in 2011, this is the first time many people have seen a solo from the Bay Area artist.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 01, 2012
Fresh off a photo exhibition at the Hipstamatic offices here in San Francisco, Travis Jensen just released a new photography book, Wish You Were Here. Shooting works entirely with an iPhone 4 and Hipstamatic's John S. Lens and Blackeys Supergrain Film combo, Jensen captured the characters and scenery that makes San Francisco the unique place that it is.
Graffiti // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
I think this speaks for itself, it’s pretty much awesome. In a way it’s a false depiction of San Francisco. Things would be more accurate with a thick layer of fog hovering or making it’s way in overhead. Painted by Jor One.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 12, 2012
From yoga instructor to artist, San Francisco-based Charmaine Olivia has continued to create amazing works of art that are playful, fun, and full of poetic passion. After seeing her work on instagram, I was immediately drawn to it. Charmaine’s paintings of beautiful women fused with otherworldly aspects ensure that each one is truly unique and memorable.
Graffiti // Friday, November 09, 2012
Not that long ago, San Francisco had an abundance of pits looking similar to this photograph. Graffiti once strived in these pits. Now large condos exist in their place, plaguing the visual landscape of the City by the Bay. We miss the pits.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 28, 2012
San Francisco based talent Henry Lewis seems to have his hands in everything from tattooing to painting and drawing. His epically dark and intricate signature style is hard to miss, especially when its looking right at you from the eyes of a strong, noble buffalo hand tattoo.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A few San Francisco standards, Ricky Miranda and Clam Lynch, will be opening new works at Bablyon Burning's satellite space, 63 Bluxome Street Gallery in SF this Friday, October 26. We suggest making it to the opening as well: San Francisco Rock Project will be performing.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Now open through November 10, Project One Gallery in San Francisco presents “The Rebirth,” an exhibition of work by New York graffiti legend Cope2. Widely recognized as one of New York City’s most famous and prolific graffiti writers, this self-taught artist has been a fixture of the street scene for over 30 years. More recently, his paintings have been displayed in galleries across the United States and abroad.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
As we prepare a larger look at Ryan Travis Christian's work in the print magazine, the Chicago-based artist just opened a new solo exhibition, The Second Banana, at Guerrero Gallery in San Francisco. We think of Christian's work as a psychedelic trip animated by an artist in the 1930s. It just has that vintage feel to it. Maybe that is why we like it so much.
Illustration // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
In 'No Regrets in Life', Joel Daniel Phillips has created seven-foot tall charcoal and graphite odes to the homeless community of San Francisco's Central Market district. 'Through larger than life-sized renderings of individuals from my street corner, "No Regrets in Life" examines the people I encounter on a regular basis. Overlooked and unidentified, the renderings are an attempt to play with our voyeuristic tendencies toward the indigence surrounding us, hiding in plain sight...'