Upper Playground Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Book

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Ten years is a long time to do anything, particularly if it involves running an internationally recognized business. Throw in introducing the world to dozens of talented and diverse artists, and you have yourself a real feat in unique marketing and branding. Of course we’re talking about Upper Playground.

Shepard Fairey in Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 06, 2009
“During his recent tour in Europe, Shepard Fairey (Juxtapoz #82) has been particularly busy in Paris,” writes Sandra Butterfly. “Here are some pics from his work at the Fondation Cartier for the Born in the Street - Graffiti Exhibition.” Read More...  

Photos: David Choe x Rob Sato x Joe To at Metropolis

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 09, 2009
The work of Rob Sato and Joseph To (Juxtapoz #104) is now on display in a showing curated by longtime friend, David Choe. Both these artist's unique renderings are simultaneously humorous, beautiful, and bizarre. We'd expect nothing less from these guys.

Shepard Fairey Hits Pittsburgh

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2009
As I’m sure that you know, Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand opens at the Andy Warhol Museum this October. As if to verify his street cred amidst the glitter of the opening of this 20-year retrospective show and his recent surge in mainstream popularity, Fairey has been making his mark around the Pittsburgh area. Glad to see him continue to stay true to his roots.

The Punishirt from David Choe

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 11, 2009
David Choe has a few more of his exclusive punisher t-shirts, also known as The Punishirt. How clever.“I had these printed up for San Diego Comic Con 2009,” writes David. “These are original custom-made limited-run awesomeness.”   Read More...  

David Choe Siamese Twins

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 09, 2009
Is it any surprise David Choe likes Siamese twins? (No, not like that, you weirdo). “The Siamese twins are back!” proclaims Choe. “And bigger and badder than ever.”

Comic Con 2009 with David Choe

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 31, 2009
“Here’s to another year of Star Wars dress-up and comic book signings,” reports Trina Calderon.  ”Comic Con 2009 hosted up to 200,000 fans in San Diego’s Gaslamp District this summer.” Among attendees were art superstars David Choe and Travis Louie, both of whom Trina caught up with amidst all the Comic Con debauchery.

Exclusive David Choe Tee at Comic Con

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Unless you have been living under a rock the past few weeks, you know ComicCon kicks off tomorrow in San Diego. If you’re heading down, stop by the Upper Playground booth where they’ll be selling a Comic-Con exclusive tee featuring the art of David Choe.

Update: Shepard Fairey vs The AP

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 17, 2009
“My lawyers filed my response to The AP’s claims against me on Tuesday,” writes Shepard Fairey (Juxtapoz cover #82). “It includes a dozen examples of AP photographs that consist almost entirely of copyrighted artwork from me and other artists. Today, The AP issued a statement accusing me of 'making attacks' on them.” The story continues here…

Soapbox: Why Prosecuting Shepard Fairey is Bad for Boston

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 08, 2009
“Hi folks. I'm taking another moment on my soapbox here,” writes artist and Juxtapoz contributing writer, Caleb Neelon. “This time, I'd like to talk about the Boston trial of Shepard Fairey, and why it is bad for Boston, regardless of whether you hate or love him and his work.” Neelon spoke at the ICA in Boston last Saturday and made some interesting points, which many requested he post online. 

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