Juxtapoz // 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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 25, 2012
Juxtapoz collaborator Butterfly was recently involved in organizing Shepard Fairey and the Obey team's new mural on a 14-story building in Paris, working with Galerie Itinerrance, Mairie of 13th district, and the local community on a project called Street Art 13, where they are taking world renowned artists to help regenerate the neighborhood.
Street Art // Thursday, May 31, 2012
Adam Yauch, aka MCA, of the Beastie Boys is remembered with a memorial billboard in Los Angeles courtesy of Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 28, 2012
C215 has shared photos of his installation and work at the Centre de la Gravure et de l'image imprimée for a group show entitled Vues Sur Mur being held in La Louvière, Belgium. The show which opened on May 26 also features works from Shepard Fairey, Evol, Swoon, Jef Aerosol, Sten & Lex, Ludo, and Space Invader.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 06, 2012
We stopped by a packed house last night in NYC for the special opening of Shepard Fairey's Harmony & Discord exhibition at Pace Prints, featuring Shepard's first works in handmade paper, all created in the Pace Editions studios in New York. Mixed with the 26th Street Block Party and the Frieze Art Fair, it was a big turn out and some of our favorite Fairey work to date.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 20, 2012
A few weeks ago, we were contacted by filmmaker Julian Marshall and his project, OBEY THE GIANT, what is being called the "first narrative film" about Shepard Fairey and his Obey Giant street art campaign. Yesterday, Marshall launched a Kickstarer to finish the project, to gain funds to pay for editing, sound design and mix, vfx and wire removal, score, and color correction.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 26, 2012
This past Saturday night in Santa Monica, Copro Gallery opened a special exhibition, Juxtapoz Turns 18, a retrospective and collection of artworks and artists who have helped shape our publication over nearly two decades. Hundreds upon hundreds of artists and gallery-goers made it out to the opening, enjoying a look at what has made the magazine a leading voice in underground and contemporary art for 20 years.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
Jamie Reid, who helped create the visual identity of the infamous Sex Pistols, will be opening an exhibition, Ragged Kingdom, at Los Angeles' Subliminal Projects tonight March 16. For the opening, Shepard Fairey (who opened Subliminal) and Reid will release 4 Large Format Screen Print Editions and a series of unique, hand-collaged, Fine Art Editions (HPMs).
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Every February in San Francisco, or at least the last 20 years, we have been graced with one of the best independent music festivals in the country, Noise Pop. Shows have been kicking off all week, with Flaming Lips, Die Antwoord, Built to Spill, Surfer Blood, Cursive, Atlas Sound, Bob Mould, and the Soft Pack all scheduled to perform.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
Our good friend Richard Duardo of Modern Multiples in Los Angeles will be curating LA St. Seen, a group exhibition at Red Arrow Contemporary in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition, that opens Saturday, February 18, will feature work from Shepard Fairey, Banksy, Retna, Mear One, Saber, Richard Duardo, Mark Dean Veca, Gajin Fujita, and another good friend, Gomez Bueno, will be exhibiting his famed Bueno Boxes.