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. . .

100,000 Toothpicks, 35 years, One Kinetic Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 26, 2011
It once took this writer two weeks to put an elaborate Lego structure together. It took Scott Weaver 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks to put this kinetic sculpture together. We think Mr. Weaver wins . . .

Never Heard Of Yah: Needles and Pens

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 25, 2011
Tucked away in the Mission District of San Francisco is the D.I.Y. community based store and art gallery known as Needles and Pens. In business for over 8 years, Needles and Pens has remained a fixture retailing hand made goods such as art, zines, books, clothing, records, patches, buttons, and more...

ROA at White Walls in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 09, 2011
Tonight, Saturday, April 9, in San Francisco, Belgian-based street, fine, and installation artist, ROA, opens a new solo show at White Walls. We met ROA at MOCA last month and talked to him about this particular White Walls show, and he was excited to get working in San Francisco. With no previews available until showtime tonight, we look forward to showing you the work. More after the jump . . .

Johnny "KMNDZ" Rodriguez at FIFTY24SF Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Johnny "KMNDZ" Rodriguez, an artist we met while setting up the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary show in Los Angeles back in 2009, will be showing at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery this Thursday, April 7, a solo show titled, The Heaviest. "KMNDZ" created a body of work featuring wood and found paper, constructed in a variety of panel works. More after the jump . . .

Josh Keyes' "The Magician's Garden" at Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 31, 2011
What we like about this show, besides the fact that every new body of Josh Keyes' work is something to tune into, is that it quite local for the Juxtapoz set. We get to roll out of the office and walk on over. Keyes' will open a new solo show, "The Magician's Garden" at Fecal Face Dot Gallery's new Lower Haight location in San Francisco on April 7, 2011. More details after the jump . . .

Johnny "KMNDZ" Rodriguez "The Heaviest" at FIFTY24SF Gallery Teaser Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Los Angeles-based artist, Johnny "KMNDZ" Rodriguez will be heading north to San Francisco to open his newest solo exhibition, The Heaviest, at FIFTY24SF Gallery this April 7, 2011. To mark the occasion, KMNDZ created a teaser trailer in the theme of a very good sense of humor. Watch after the jump . . .

Ari Marcopoulos' "Directory" Book from Rizzoli

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Rizzoli and the Swiss publisher Nieves are set to release Ari Marcopoulos: Directory, a monumental limited edition phone-book-sized volume of photographs featuring 1200 of Marcopoulos’ most recent images. Each copy includes a print signed by Ari Marcopoulos. See how big this book is after the jump . . .

The Art of Adam Parker Smith

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Adam Parker Smith will be exhibiting at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco this May, and as we were looking at the mixed media sculpture and installation work from the NY-based artist, we found some very interesting/cool (yes, we used cool, the work is cool) pieces from Parker Smith's past shows. Looks after the jump . . .

Escif x SAN in Valencia, Spain: Preparing a Dual Army

Street Art // Friday, March 18, 2011
February 2011 cover artist, Escif, just painted this new wall in Valencia, Spain, with fellow Spanish artist, SAN. They call it, "Preparing a Duall Army." We also just got word that both artists will be showing this summer in San Francisco, and will be touring California while painting multiple walls as the build-up to the show. More information after the jump . . .

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