Music // Monday, April 07, 2014
Franc-Blanc is the bi-coastal duo of Graham French and Danny White, who after years of performing under the radar as Dangraham, have finished their debut album, "Since it's been so long." The nine tracks span two years of writing from their studio in Balboa Park (SF), to a retreat on Fogo Island in Newfoundland, to Danny's new home in NYC, using all hardware, with the exception of a few "phone-synth-riffs" composed on the Subway.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 05, 2014
Spoke Art is pleased to present GOLD, a solo show of new paintings by San Francisco based artist Serge Gay Jr. Following his successful solo exhibition last year at Spoke Art, Serge braves a new series of work that explores the symbolic exchange of two very different mediums, art and music...
Design // Saturday, April 05, 2014
Famed typography foundry House Industries and Heath Ceramics teamed up to create a series of wall mounted clocks. Boasting House Industries's bold typography and Heath's classic ceramic style, these are a great moment of two American brands coming together.
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.
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...
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."
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.
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.
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...
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.”