Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
'Tis the season. No, we don't mean holiday cheer, we mean the Political Season, a time of undecideds, debates, and campaign trails. Juxtapoz is in a similar mood, and we brought legendary fine artist and political satirist Ron English to our November 2012 issue to have him curate our special examination of Politics & Art in 2012.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 07, 2012
It has been a few years since Shepard Fairey has shown a new body of work (Deitch Projects was the last official solo show), and since Fairey has been interviewed for our November 2012 Politics & Art issue, we are looking forward to his new show, Sound & Vision, opening at Stolenspace Gallery in London on October 19.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Scott Campbell has a heart. Sometimes it's a bloody heart that is somehow smiling while being held by Mola Ram, sometimes it's a heart in the form of robot, and sometimes it's his own heart, which he loosely splashes over hundreds of watercolor paintings that all have a heart of their own.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 09, 2012
In 2008, Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” poster for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign became a symbol of inspiration and optimism. Yesterday, four years later in New York, Fairey received a sentence of two years probation and a $25,000 fine in federal court for his the same poster.
Street Art // Saturday, September 08, 2012
In 2008, Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” poster for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign became a symbol of inspiration and optimism. Yesterday, four years later in New York, Fairey received a sentence of two years probation and a $25,000 fine in federal court for his the same poster. Fairey had initially sued The Associated Press after they accused the artist of copyright infringement, claiming one of their photographs was used in creating the poster.
Music // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Being released today, September 6, Shepard Fairey and Obey are releasing the Americana Box Set, featuring the album of the same name by Neil Young & Crazy Horse. The work in the box set initially made its debut at Perry Rubenstein Gallery. The Box Set includes 12 signed & numbered screen prints of the Americana Paintings (Edition of 450), 1 signed & numbered Americana song lyric screen print (Edition of 200), a certificate of authenticity, and a CD of the Americana album by Neil Young and Crazy Horse.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 30, 2012
August 2012 cover artist, Evan Hecox, Shepard Fairey, and Jim Houser... not a bad line-up in one showing. The trio of artists will be showing together at Black Book Gallery in Denver, Colorado, starting this Friday, August 3rd. Coinciding with the exhibition, Shepard Fairey and Evan Hecox will be installing murals on the Metropolitan State College of Denver CVA (Center for Visual Arts), and on Friday, August 3rd, there will be an invite only panel discussion with all 3 artists at the same Center for Visual Arts.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by the 6th annual Sea No Evil benefit art exhibition. The Sea No Evil art benefit show at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium featuring artwork donated by over 100 artists from around the world including Gary Baseman, Tara McPherson, Tim Biskup, Shepard Fairey, Lola, Travis Louie, Hydro74, Amy Sol and many, many more. Photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 29, 2012
Recently, Shepard Fairey and the Obey Giant team made their way over to Paris for a few projects, one was a gigantic mural, and the other was to team up with Parisian artist Mr. Andre for a special collaboration at the Levi's Champs-Élysées Flagship store. We just got a video of how the project turned out...
Music // Thursday, June 28, 2012
We will be getting a ton of The Rolling Stones turning 50 news in the coming months (including an exhibition at Somerset House in London), but let's officially kick things off with the news that Shepard Fairey has taken the iconic Stones logo (created by John Pasche in 1971) and gave it a face lift. Or text edition. Full look after the jump . . .