Photos from The Creators Project: San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Over a foggy wet weekend, we took our bikes out to Fort Mason to attend Vice and Intel’s collaborative creative endeavor, The Creators Project.  We would be lying if we said our main reason to check out the event wasn’t bands like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Squarepusher, both rarely making appearances on the West Coast.  However, accompanying the wide range of renowned music performers was a variety of artist talks, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and interactive art installations.

Paintings by Mary Heilmann

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Mary Heilmann is a New York painter originally from San Francisco. Her work plays an important role in contemporary abstract painting. Her current show at Hauser & Wirth in London "VIsions, Waves, and Roads" (running until April 5th), depicts scenes of road trips, waves from the California, Spanish, and New York coastlines, and several color works evoking tribute to Modernist masters like Malevich.

The Work of Joshua Hagler

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 19, 2012
Joshua Hagler was born on Mountain Home Airforce Base in Mountain Home, Idaho, in 1979. Born into a working-class family, he has lived in small towns, suburbs, and cities throughout the United States. After graduating from the University of Arizona with an BFA in Studio Art, he moved with his wife Laura to San Francisco, where he now lives and works as a full-time artist.

Preview: Sickboy @ White Walls, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Tonight, March 17, White Walls in San Francisco is set to open a new show with UK's Sickboy, titled Wonder Club: An Exhibition of Dreams. The show is credited as "uncurated by Ben Eine," which we can only assume means curated. Or not. What does that mean? The title of the exhibition itself refers to a meeting place in the mind of the artist, where his cryptic street messages, surreal abstraction and comical illusions all come together.

"Façade" @ Place Pigalle, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
“Façade” opens Saturday night, March 17, 2012 at Place Pigalle in San Francisco. This large group show will showcase an array of fine art and tattoo talent from the surrounding Bay Area and beyond. Curator Aaron Hodges choose this theme based on “We all put on some degree of façade each day as we travel through life. . .

Preview: Cleon Peterson and Bill McRight @ Guerrero Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 10, 2012
Tonight, March 10 in San Francisco, Guerrero Gallery will open a featured solo show with Cleon Peterson, The Brinksman, and a show with Bill McRight in the project room titled When You Get Power. As Peterson says of this new body of work, it is a "a gray world where law breakers and law enforcers are one in the same; a world where ethics have been abandoned in favor of personal entitlement.” Preview images after the jump . . .

Bonus Coverage: Andrew Schoultz for March 2012 Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
San Francisco-based fine artist Andrew Schoultz is the cover artist of our current March 2012 issue, where he discussed his history with San Francisco murals, his attention toward repetition, and his recent exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art alongside Paul Klee. We have a few excerpts from SFMoMA John Zarobell's conversation with Schoultz that didn't make it into the print edition...

Swoon: Back In San Francisco's Mission District

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Last Friday, Juxtapoz went and checked out the new Swoon piece that had been placed at 24th and Hampshire in San Francisco's Mission District. An older, ornate, beautiful Swoon wheatpaste from years ago was unexpectedly removed months back, and after much conversation and speaking with the building owner and Swoon, a new piece has been added to the neighborhood at the same location. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"Soft and Wet" @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
Photographer Sandy Kim opens a new show tomorrow night titled Soft and Wet at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco.  The gallery describes the artist's works as, “Perspective, honesty, and lack of filter reflects on Sandy Kim’s feelings on the surreal microcosm of her life..."


Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
On Friday, March 2, Queens Nails Project in San Francisco will be hosting another installment from their ongoing public programming for Assed Out and the Mini Dramas.  Conceptualized by Andrew McClintock and Guy Overfelt, the night’s activities include free pool, live music, and cold PBR. It’s currently happening right now until 10 p.m. Live music at 8 p.m. Go!


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