Juxtapoz // Friday, August 17, 2012
Tasha Kusama is a contemporary mixed media artist and painter based in the Los Angeles area. She was born in San Francisco and has a BFA from the Art Center College of Design. Her works are characterized by their vibrant color palette, billowing locks of hair and a sustained interest in the interplay between abstract and figural elements.
Music // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Another year, another great 3-day weekend in Golden Gate Park. Once again, Juxtapoz curated the art for the annual Outside Lands Music and Art Festival in San Francisco, and this year, we really took our time to take in the festival, the people, the artists we worked with, the atmosphere, and the incredible foggy nights. Here is what we saw...
Illustration // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Women are usually the main subjects of Chelsea Brown's works as well as Native American culture. She combined those two strong influences to create portraits of women who draw their power from the nature and are able to thrive on it. These beautiful warrior princesses are represented alongside polar bears and wolves wearing bones and skins as psychic talismans.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Mia Christopher is a young San Francisco-based artist fresh out of her BFA at the California College of the Arts. Working in several different mediums, Christopher's works are an amalgamation of colors, shapes, and textures. Different types of paper, amorphous forms of latex, and simple gouache and acrylic color fields come together to form the beautifully abstract collection of images and three-dimensional objects in her portfolio. Here are a select few.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Moving to San Francisco by the way of Newcastle, England, illustrator and designer Georgia Knowles will be showcasing new work in San Francisco's Potrero Hill District starting this Friday, August 3. Knowles' influences range from street art to memorial paintings to classical illustration. Knowles also finds herself focusing on various wildlife such as a rhinoceros or a neighborhood dog. Knowles has developed these influences into a unique, colorful, whimsical style.
Tattoo // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Jeff Rassier works out of the legendary Blackheart Tattoo in San Francisco. His work is a unique take on traditional tattooing style with his bright colors and bold imagery.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Bay Area-based Robert Bowen, who we interviewed in our August 2012 issue (with a fantastic portrait by Ransom + Mitchell), is part of the group exhibition, Lethal Injection, opening tomorrow night, August 3, at San Francisco's 111 Minna Gallery. The show will also feature works by Isaac Pierro, Philip Lawson, Nicholas Giraud, a.k.a. 100taur, and even a few portraits by Ransom + Mitchell.
Graffiti // Monday, July 30, 2012
The Bay Area has some of the best and most diverse handstyles in the world and for last couple years the Flickr user, Kewlio, has been relentlessly documenting the scene. Here are a recent few seen hanging around on the streets.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 28, 2012
In coordination with the 75th anniversary of the GoldenGate bridge, the SFMoMA has been posting various selections of photographs and artworks from their collection. The photographs in particular catalogue a history and evolution of the landscape around the famous bridge, some even revealing the bridge in construction. Here are some of the amazing shots of San Francisco over the years.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 27, 2012
63 Bluxome street gallery is pleased to announce THE FULL SPECTRUM SHOW with artist Robert Bowen (and check it, Robert is in our August 2012 issue!), Ricky Watts, Matt136, John Stuart Berger and JOEMUR. Show runs Saturday, July 28 to August 25, with an opening on this Sunday, July 29 from 5—9PM.