Graffiti // Thursday, July 21, 2011
"I have always been rather better treated in San Francisco than I actually deserved." - Mark Twain "Leaving San Francisco is like saying goodbye to an old sweetheart. You want to linger as long as possible." - Walter Cronkite "It's an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world" - Oscar Wilde
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 21, 2011
Karla Wozniak is a New York-based artist. Her current show at Gregory Lind Gallery "Significant Landscapes" uses abstraction, spacial illusion, and typography to render everyday American scenery through her own painterly language.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 18, 2011
Newly Los Angeles-based Chris Johanson is showing at Altman Siegel Gallery in San Francisco, his second showing at the gallery this year. To mark the occasion, Chris Johanson wrote a poem as opposed to a press release.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 11, 2011
Have you ever wanted to learn about new things? How about new old things? Did you know that Skoolers are from an era of the past and a huge influence on where action sports is now? San Francisco-based artist, Ferris Plock, tells us the history of the Skooler Legacy.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 07, 2011
Former Juxtapoz feature Ian Johnson is teaming up with Sadie Barnette for a two-person exhibit, Last Time It Was Gray, at San Francisco's Park Life, opening July 8. The show will features figurative elements that they inextricably link to their own versions of what could be referred to as a New Abstraction.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
It's Friday, we are all thinking about a long weekend here in the United States, and we just wanted to show you this brilliant, rare vestige of a Twist syringe photographed in 1995. So classic, such a great piece of San Francisco history (even if this wasn't shot in SF, although we assume it was).
Tattoo // Thursday, June 30, 2011
San Francisco tattoo and fine artist, Shawn Barber, will open a solo show, Youth of Today, at Fecal Face Dot Gallery on July 8th. The exhibition will feature 11 new paintings from the artist.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
San and Escif are in San Francisco for their show opening Thursday titled “See You at Croatan” at Fifty24SF (which opens Thursday, June 30). The duo dropped a new mural on the side of Oak Fair Market for bikers commuting through “The Wiggle” and motorists rushing to get on the bridge home.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 24, 2011
While most of the Juxtapoz staff was back in NYC last night, a few of the team stayed back and headed to the very special Margaret Kilgallen retrospective, Summer/Selections, at Ratio 3 in San Francisco. It was a packed house, everyone honored to see the late artists breathtaking work.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
As you may remember, we went back to archives to have Margaret Kilgallen's work on the cover of our April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue. We have also noted that Kilgallen (1967–2001) will have a retrospecitve, Summer / Selections, at San Francisco's Ratio 3 Gallery opening on June 23, 2011.