Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 23, 2015
Barbecue, Bourbon Street and the Blues—we’ve covered Louisiana, right? Wade a little deeper into the Bayou, though, and you just might wander into something very Southern and very surreal, as in, the Surreal Salon, which just exulted its seventh salute of all permutations pop and lowbrow. What started out as one night featuring local artists has grown into a festival offering the region’s hospitality to art lovers of every age and background. This year, interactive was more than an adjective, as attendees played in the funhouse installation by artist collective Elevator Projects. The puppets of Quintron and Miss Pussycat cavorted amidst the electronic music of RAV3N, and of course, everyone was in costume, and hurray for homemade!
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 13, 2014
Baton Rouge Gallery, center for contemporary art, just announced it is now accepting submissions for Surreal Salon 7, a national juried exhibition of pop-surrealist and lowbrow art from across America....
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
This Saturday, September 20th, 2014, The Compound Gallery in Oakland, CA will be presenting "The Afterlife," a group exhibition featuring work by SHAG aka Josh Agle, Martin MAzorra, Bryce McCloud, and Sean Starwars. The Afterlife is a potpourri of print, a pastiche of paper, a mélange of marvelous woodcuts, letterpress, and serigraphs which explore the great beyond as celebratory, ideal, zany, and macabre.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 23, 2013
Always a Juxtapoz world favorite, and constantly working and buidling new works, Josh "SHAG" Agle will open a brand exhibition, Pink Elephants, at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, tonight, November 23rd. The show closes out the 2013 schedule at Corey Helford Gallery...
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 23, 2013 Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting Josh Agle's (aka SHAG) new exhibition "Pink Elephants." The term "Pink Elephant" was coined by Jack London in 1913 to describe visions and hallucinations brought on by excessive alcohol consumption. Josh Agle's work has always celebrated and advocated the drinking of cocktails and liquor, and his own lifestyle reflected the paintings he created. Agle, explains, "I used alcohol as an aid to create art and as a means to escape the expanding responsibilities of a successful art career...
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 07, 2013
Opening last night,Jonathan LeVine Gallery opened Thursday’s Girl, a series of new works on canvas by Southern California-based artist Josh Agle (Shag), in what is his fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. The former Juxtapoz cover artist will have his show open through May 4, 2013. The show was inspired by the Velve Underground and the landmark song, "All Tomorrow's Parties."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
This Saturday, March 24. Copro Gallery in Santa Monica will be opening our 18th Birthday exhibition, Juxtapoz Turns 18. This week, we will be doing teasing previews of the entire exhibition, and today we have works from Robert Williams, Shag, Cathie Bleck, Dennis McNett, Eriberto Oriol, Candice Tripp, Brian Bowen Smith, and Mike Shine.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 02, 2012
Inspired while painting in his studio during the Kentucky Derby, Southern California based fine artist, Josh "Shag" Agle, returns to Corey Helford Gallery with a new body of work titled Animal Kingdom. The show marks Shag's second with the gallery, with a conscious effort to use brighter, more radiant colors.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 03, 2011
This comprehensive survey dating 1999 to the present will bring more than 250 limited edition serigraphs, etchings and pigment prints created by Orange County artist Josh Agle aka SHAG to Grand Central Art Center.