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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Yumiko Kayukawa just opend a new solo show, Rock You In a Tatumi Room, at Shooting Gallery. We saw it at our 15th Anniversary Auction with Yumiko: people gravitate to the work. This particular show continues on what Yumiko does best, creating a dreamlike scenario with animals, girls, music, and traditional Japanese folk. More looks of the work after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
London-based Eine opens a new solo show, Greatest, at White Walls in San Francisco tomorrow night (Saturday, March 12), featuring new works as well as a culmination of his painting public space around SF over the past few weeks. This particular piece,"We Rock Hardest," was a nice touch to the City. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Besides being far better at Fruit Ninja than us (821? That is good), Ferris Plock is a very talented fine artist based in San Francisco, California. His solo show at Shooting Gallery late last year was well-received, and Ferris just released this new print, "Hidden," through Tiny Showcase for a good cause. More information on how to get it after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 23, 2011
San Francisco's Southern Exposure will be hosting their 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally this Friday night (Feb 25th), with 130+ artists set to participate. As Southern Exposure explains it, "The evening will consist of four one-hour shifts that each feature approximately 30 artists drawing simultaneously." More information after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 17, 2011
We were recently introduced to Augustus Thompson's work while looking at magazines at the fantastic San Francisco surf store and art gallery, Mollusk. Thompson's faces have a life to them, a poetic style that harkens back to some of the classic eras of San Francisco art and literature. More images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 03, 2011
Chris Ritson's solo show In the Kingdom of Charisma opens tonight at Evergold Gallery in San Francisco. In their first biyearly residency program, Chris Ritson has built site specific installations by growing crystals, organisms and creating media collages. I stopped by Evergold last night and shot some preview photos of what Chris has been working on over the last 3 weeks. More after the jump . . .