Photography // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A self-proclaimed “snapshot photographer”, Troy Holden walks miles and miles of San Francisco to create his street snapshots. Holden’s style is graphic and balanced, with each composition wonderfully crafted around characters moving through their environment. These bold portraits are grounded in quiet moments where seemingly empty sidewalks hold only the subject, Troy, and his camera.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Todd Francis, who was featured in the July, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine, is coming to San Francisco to celebrate the release of his new book "Look Away" at the DLXSF Skateshop on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. Come through to get a first look at the new book and check out a vast colleciton of Todd's work including original Antihero artwork, prints, and the new limited reissue Antihero deck collection!
Street Art // Monday, July 14, 2014
Despite the current weirdness and class warfare in the city, San Francisco just got a brand new skate park, which is delightfully covered in murals by Jovi Schnell. We got a hold of Jovi to find out the story behind her new public artwork, which tons of skaters will be enjoying for years to come. Jovi tells us, "The imagery for the mural was inspired by the site's former victorian era amusement park...
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 11, 2014
Yesterday The Art City Project launched Way Out West, a public art exhibition reflecting the changing social landscape of the West Coast and exploring the role of contemporary art in public spaces. The month-long installation spans billboards, transit shelters, bus takeovers, and other alternative spaces throughout San Francisco's transitional inner Mission neighborhood and features art from contemporary artists with roots in California including Chris Johanson, Andrew Schoultz, Jen Stark, Brett Amory, Casey Grey, Jeremy Fish, and more.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 03, 2014
This Saturday, July 5th, Hashimoto Contemporary will present Motion, the debut solo exhibition by gallery artist Erik Jones. Jones’ work investigates form, both abstract and figurative, through a unique combination of hyperrealism and geometric expressionism...
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 27, 2014
No doubt we are living in the future, but is it the place we imagined ourselves growing up into when we were young? The science fiction of our youth has become the uneasy world we live in. It’s getting harder to remember whether the latest fad actually happened, or was just a memory from a movie we watched when we were six. Can I get a personal pizza delivered by drone?
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 20, 2014
Ursula Xanthe Young explores evocative landscapes adorned with pretty ladies in her new series, Against The Grain. Solo show reception 6-9pm Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Luna Rienne Gallery, 3318 22nd St., S.F. Through July 28.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 13, 2014
Greg Gossel opens his latest solo show GODDAMN at White Walls on June 14 from 7 pm to 11 pm, with the Minneapolis-based artist having over 50+ images in the show. Gossel has always been a collage and mixed-media artist, and his recent work expands on the style, mixing and layering historical references into a new contemporary language. Here is a mini-preview.
Music // Thursday, June 12, 2014
Indie Slash is a monthly Synth-Pop dance party, which showcases the finest vocal electronic dance music of the past three decades, connecting the dots between New Wave, Italo, Industrial, Nu-Disco, Electro, and House. In this documentary, DJs Danny White and Rance talk about their dance party that has been going on for almost 9 years. They discuss the successes of their selections and the unique atmosphere that they have created playing Indie music to a diverse audience, every second Friday at Amnesia in San Francisco.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
One of our favorite shows we saw in San Francisco this past month was Michelle Blade's work, "Gathering Into Being" at CULT Exhibitions. We probably should have told you about it when it was on, because it came down on June 7th. So now all you can do is look at the nice paintings and works on paper. As the gallery notes, the work shapes "an ethereal world, charged with symbolism, where abstract and figurative forms suggest relationships between the material and the immaterial."