Nigel Peake at Needles and Pens in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 13, 2011
Illustrator Nigel Peake will open a new show, In the Wilds, at Needles and Pens in San Francisco tonight, Friday, May 13. The show will also be a book release for Peake's new book with Princeton Architectural Press, titled, as well, In the Wilds.

Charmaine's Dream

Erotica // Thursday, May 12, 2011
San Francisco artist Charmaine Olivia never took an art class, didn't go to college, toyed with the idea of fleeing to Paris, and then moved to San Francisco to become a full-time artist. Olivia's paintings and illustrations capture dreamland girls, lustfully tattooed portrait style paintings and those seductive morning tangles.

ROA Painting in San Francisco Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Here is a new video filmed by Spencer Keeton Cunningham of ROA painting in San Francisco recently, coinciding with the Belgian artist's show at White Walls. We noticed in the video the local watering hole Hemlock, where smokers breaking from drinking can view the new work.

Roa Painting In S.F.

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
Here is a new video filmed by Spencer Keeton Cunningham of Roa painting in San Francisco recently, coinciding with the Belgian artist's show at White Walls. We noticed in the video the local watering hole Hemlock, where smokers breaking from drinking can view the new work.

A Trilogy of Vintage Erotica at YBCA

Erotica // Friday, May 06, 2011
It's rarely a bad idea to show some sex films. I mean...really. This is a small series and is intended, certainly, to entertain. But it's also intended to investigate both the fantasies and realities of sexual representation — that uncomfortable space where we so often find a huge gap.

CHAOS MYTH & FATE

Illustration // Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Illustrating explosive emotional transcendence, Hannah Stouffer is best known for her intricately executed imagery and shadowy, ethereal themes. Stouffer has maintained a strong presence in the illustration world while simultaneously exhibiting her work as both a commercial and fine artist and is NOW the Illustration Editor over at Juxtapoz.  Hello Blue Eyes. Hello Juxtapoz.

Adam Parker Smith's "Crush" at Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 03, 2011
On May 5, 2011, New York-based Adam Parker Smith will be opening his solo exhibition, Crush, at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibition will feature printed canvases, photographs on panel, video, and kinetic installations.

Opening Photos from "Lords vs CoBraS" at Project One

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Lords vs CoBraS exhibition featuring SF Bay Area and LA graffiti crews opened April 22, at Project One Gallery in SF, with a group of artists working in sculpture, graffiti, fine art, and installation-based work.

Preview: Kevin Cyr "Home In the Weeds" at 941 Geary

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Brooklyn-based Kevin Cyr's graffiti'd van paintings of a few years back became attention-grabbers. Now, for his solo exhibition at 941 Geary in San Francisco, Home In the Weeds, Cyr has turned his attention to the notion of shelter in a world of economic turmoil. 

Jason Jagel for MF Doom's OPERATION: DOOMSDAY Deluxe Reissue

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Besides being a talented fine artist based in San Francisco, Jason Jagel has built a dedicated body of work creating imagery surrounding underground hip-hop icons, Madlib and MF Doom. The latter work has found its way in a deluxe reissue of the classic MF Doom album Operation Doomsday. . .

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