Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Currently on view at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco is a three person exhibition featuring the enigmatic work of Sam Wolfe Connelly, Nimit Malavia and Karla Ortiz. Sharing acclaimed backgrounds in illustration and a common love for graphite, the trio presents a ranging body of work for this month’s show that explore the allure of the fabled, haunted, and recounted...
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
This Saturday, August 2nd, Spoke Art will present the latest solo show by Bay Area artist Matt Ritchie aka Matt136. Titled “Confero” the show is a collection of small hand cut wood pieces individually painted and assembled to create larger inclusive combinations. Matt’s new body of work pays homage to a plethora of cultural interests and subjects from the artist’s past.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
POW! WOW! planner and painter/muralist Kamea Hadar is working on a new project in collaboration with fellow artist DEFER called Paradise Lost. The project includes murals, gallery shows and other projects in Hawaii and Israel, and in California, with a gallery show opening at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco on August 7. Kamea and Defer will also be hitting up some walls in the Bay Area before heading to LA...
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 28, 2014
Benny Gold, contributor and friend of Juxtapoz, featured in our March issue, has become a San Francisco staple for his artfully designed clothing. He is now trying his hand as a curator. Gold sent blank airplanes made of balsa wood to artists all over the world. Each artist painted, carved, burned, and otherwise made each airplane into singular works of art.
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?