Vault // Friday, December 19, 2014
"If you don't know Shepard Fairey, you know Shepard Fairey. You have encountered an Obey Giant sticker before, I guarantee There's a chance that you, your son, or daughter is wearing an Obey shirt right now. Unless you were living under a rock in 2008, you saw an Obama "HOPE" poster, and it probably gave you pause, whether you voted for the man or now.
Street Art // Friday, December 12, 2014
If you are a regular reader of Juxtapoz.com, you probably know that we often don't get the chance to write about art auctions on our site. But the editors here are constantly checking what is happening on the auction scene, and we really like some of the Lots that are up for bidding on the Artnet Urban Art Auction that is live through December 18, 2014.
Street Art // Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Juxtapoz has always stood by noble causes, and we especially support great causes for which art is being utilized to encourage change. Over the years we have published special political-themed issues and are proud to have created numerous art auctions for charities, the most recent being for a clean water initiative in the Philippines. Today, we are excited to see the announcement by WAT-AAH!, the first functional bottled water for kids and teens, for the continuation of its groundbreaking art initiative, WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back the Streets (TBTS). The initiative, which encourages kids to drink more water through street art, will return to New York City October 14th-15th at ArtBeam Gallery in Chelsea.
Street Art // Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Shepard Fairey continues his crossing the world creating murals campaign, this past week being in Berlin created a wall with Urban Nation's "One Wall" Project. Our friend Henrik Haven was in Berlin, and took a few shots of the progress and completed mural...
Street Art // Thursday, August 28, 2014
July 2014 cover artist Shepard Fairey is on a bit of a world tour right now, doing murals like U2 does stadium shows. Last week, he finished a new mural at 161 Bowery on the Lower East Side in Manhattan, titled "We Own the Future." Shepard and his team got it done in 3 days, and our new NYC photographer, Joe Russo, captured the process.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
For the past few weeks, we have been gong into the vaults to show you some of the history of the artists that were partcipating in "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" that is happening through August 3 in Chicago. Today, we have shots from yesterday's opening, along with the final looks of the four murals painted near Lollapolooza by Cleon Peterson, Shepard Fairey, Retna, and Pose.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 21, 2014
For the last 20 years, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine has stood for the outsiders, to create a place and dialogue for artists who stood outside of the museum programming of the time but were creating substantial and amazing work that needed its own historical context. We have been lucky in our 20th year to celebrate special events in NYC and San Francisco, but we are even luckier to get a chance to celebrate with our July 2014 cover artist, Shepard Fairey, as he curates a major public art and exhibition, "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago during Lollapolooza, July 31—August 4, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
We have been lucky over the past 5-6 years to have worked with Oakland, California based fine artist, collagist, painter, mixed-medist, sculpturist, installation artist, you name it, but we have been lucky to watch Monica Canilao become a force in contemporary art. Of all the projects she creates, "Born To Ruins," which opened at Subliminal Projects this past weekend, is another chapter in what will continue to be an fantastic career for Canilao.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Following on the June 2014 issue with Mark Ryden, the July issue features another pillar of Juxtapoz's growth and international success over the past 20 years: Shepard Fairey. Amazingly enough, Shepard had only been on 1.5 covers in our two decades of publishing, and with a brand new body of work currently on display at the Halsey Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, works that were curated to sit alongside prints by Jasper Johns.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
You are going to see Shepard Fairey on the site more frequently in the coming month and perhaps a special announcement in the next few days, so stay tuned. This video, directed by Brett Novak and commissioned by the Halsey Institute for "The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns" is a great watch whether you are familiar or not with all that is Shepard Fairey and Obey.