video: Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Years | KQED Arts

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Depending on whose telling it, graffiti history will vary from person to person. What one writer saw in the streets another may have not. KQED Art School has put together rarely-seen photos of San Francisco Bay Area graffiti in the 1980s captured by photographer Jim Prigoff, co-author of the seminal book on early graffiti "Spraycan Art". Graffiti artist Neon describes from his point of view the styles, spots, and writers that had an early influence on the Bay Area graffiti scene.

"Touching Base," New Paintings by Schuyler Beecroft

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
We are really into this new series of paintings, "Touching Base" by San Francisco-based artist Schuyler Beecroft. "Human life is the single most impacting life form on Earth," says Schuyler. "We create, we destroy, and we evolve, all while our population grows each day. My art is created in response to my surroundings and my culture, focusing on the human figure... 

Henry Gunderson “+0-000-000-0000″ @ Ever Gold Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 27, 2014
Ever Gold Gallery will be presenting a solo exhibition of new painting, sculpture and video from New York based artist Henry Gunderson. "Create in your mind an image of yourself enjoying something you want. Something you want to experience in your life right now. See it, feel yourself, having what you want, in its most perfect and complete state. You are in a place of deep magic. Enjoy this experience."

Zio Ziegler For Pottery Barn

Design // Friday, March 21, 2014
San Franciscio is only 7 miles by 7 miles and it isn't uncommon when hear about one group of friends working with your other group of friends. Great friend of Juxtapoz and artist Zio Ziegler is teaming up with San Francisco based Pottery Barn Teen on a collection set to release this summer.

Kittinhawk: Wearable Art Meets Recycled Couture

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 13, 2014
This is Allysun Maria Dutra and she is Kittinhawk, a conscious alchemist of ravenous delight: painter, sculpture, photographer, designer, artist to watch.

Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Jointly organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa is a fantastic new exhibit on display at YBCA through June 29th. Bringing together 25 artists and collectives who disrupt expected images of a country known through its apartheid history...

Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George @ the De Young Museum

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 15, 2014
“I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things that I had no words for.” Georgia O’Keefe undersells herself. If you can tear your eyes away from the paintings, then just go to wallow in her marvelous quotes proclaimed on the walls of San Francisco’s de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park , like “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that moment to someone else.”

Tenderloin Dirt Harvest At YBCA

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 15, 2014
What stories do you have to share about the Tenderloin? What do you want to change and what do you want to preserve?

JASON JÄGEL "From the Sky, Rivers Look Like Snakes" @ Gallery 16, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Jason Jägel, a SF-based artist who we have championed for years on this site and in our print edition, just opened "From the Sky, Rivers Look Like Snakes" at Gallery 16 in San Francisco.The exhibition contains three bodies of work; large oil paintings, works on paper and smaller mixed media peices. This marks the first time Jason has exhibited oil paintings since Bay Area Now 1 at the Yerba Buena Center in 1997.

Jenny Odell Solo Exhibit @ Intersection‏ For The Arts

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 30, 2014
Bay Area native Jenny Odell has created new work for her solo exhibit at Intersection For The Arts that explores the physical infrastructure of utility systems that make modern life possible, infrastructures generally hidden from daily view and placed in the peripheries of towns and cities.

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