“Lush Sells His Soul in SF” at FIFTY24SF Gallery (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
The controversial (and often polarizing) Melbourne, Australia-based LUSH continues his stay in California with a new solo exhibition at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery, opening this Friday, August 5. The show will feature a fully-installed peep show, in collaboration with San Francisco's iconic nude revue, the Lusty Lady. Some photos NSFW . . .

Photography by Jake Stangel

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
Jake Stangel is a San Francisco-based photographer. He likes Yo La Tengo, Paul Simon, carrots, snowboarding, Missy Elliot, and taking photos. He also runs the photo site too much chocolate.

Margaret Kilgallen Short Documentary by KQED

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 28, 2011
Margaret Kilgallen is currently the subject of a retrospective, Summer/Selections, at Ratio 3 in San Francisco, and KQED, the San Francisco Bay Area's public television station, created this nice short documentary about Kilgallen, with an interview with book conservator and Kilgallen friend, Daniel Flanagan.

Skinner "The Fragile Art of Existence" at Shooting Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Friend to the magazine, Skinner, opens a new solo show, The Fragile Art of Existence, at Shooting Gallery, opening August 6, in San Francisco. The work in the show does feature some characteristic figures, but with more brightness and lightness than previous bodies of work. 

Fog City Welcome Party

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

Karla Wozniak at Gregory Lind Gallery

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.

Chris Johanson "This, This, This, That" Altman Siegel San Francisco

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.

The Skooler Legacy featuring Ferris Plock

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.

Ian Johnson and Sadie Barnette "Last Time It Was Gray" at Park Life

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.

In Graffiti: A Classic Twist

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).

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