"Gonz Dancing”: Mark Gonzales in Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
A perfect way to start your Friday, June 01, what we consider to be the first official day of summer. Krooked Skateboards captured legendary man/artist/skateboarder/personality Mark Gonzales as he skated and played The Gonz in Paris. And, well-titled, it is called "Gonz Dancing."

Live: Good Wood 2012 Skateboard Art Exhibition

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Our good friends at Power House Productions in Detroit, whom we worked with during our 15th Anniversary fundraiser in 2009-10, is putting on a skateboard art exhibition fundraiser, Good Wood, for the Ride It Sculpture Park that is going in the neighborhood close to where Juxtapoz bought houses in 2009. The online bidding auction began on May 19, and the art show that coincides with the auction begins on May 26 in Detroit.

Skating with Shadows: "Peter Brings the Shadow to Life"

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 21, 2012
A beautifully shot skate video, with the title taken from a line in an essay about Peter Pan, Joe Pease has created an alternate reality by focusing on the shadow as opposed to the person skating. After awhile, it becomes like a symphony of shapes and movement. The Nick Cave helps.

Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art @ Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 11, 2012
Looking forward to this one. The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is set to host Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art, an exhibition examining the visual aspects skateboarding, centering heavily on skateboard graphics. The show opens on June 16, 2012. We even seen a graphic of our June 2012 cover artist, Don Pendleton...

PEZ: Magic Box in Harjuku, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
The universal language of this video, produced by Mountain Dew in Japan and involving a Magic Box event going on in Harajuku, Tokyo this weekend, is skateboarding and the artwork of former Juxtapoz featured artist, PEZ. The SF-based graffiti artist has his famed pyramids and color style animated for each skater to navigate around.

Skate Color Explosion

Street Art // Sunday, April 08, 2012
What explanation is actually needed here? This picture says it all. Skating with a whole lot of color.

Alain Aslan Pin-Up Girl Skateboards

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 12, 2012
Brigitte, Kate and Martine are part of a series of 70s pin-ups from Lui magazine, as illustrated by Alain Aslan for Boom-Art, a gallery dedicated to board culture. Boom and Holenite Pool are reproducing 3 of these pin-ups as limited edition skate decks created by the famed french painter and sculptor, who has produced a huge body of extra- ordinary pinup art that is technically exquisite and playfully provocative.

Aslan's Pin-Up Skateboards

Erotica // Friday, March 09, 2012
Brigitte, Kate and Martine are part of a series of 70s pin-ups from Lui magazine, as illustrated by Alain Aslan for Boom-Art, a gallery dedicated to board culture. Boom and Holenite Pool are reproducing 3 of these pin-ups as limited edition skate decks created by the famed french painter and sculptor, who has produced a huge body of extra- ordinary pinup art that is technically exquisite and playfully provocative.

Greg Mike x Real Skateboards Release

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 01, 2012
Longtime skater, designer and ATL native Greg Mike has lent his hand to a new REAL capsule drop releasing this week worldwide in skateboard shops. The REAL x GM capsule contains a one of a kind 3' tall hand painted sculpture being auctioned off with 100% of the proceeds going to the JohnnyKicksCancer Foundation.

Greg Mike x Real Skateboards

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 23, 2012
Artist Greg Mike, who we have profiled in the March 2012 issue, just completed a collaborative skateboard deck series with REAL, and a collaboration release event will be happening at ABV Gallery in Atlanta this Monday, February 27th. We will have a full look at the decks here soon, and there may be a little giveaway in the coming days. Stay tuned. And buy the March 2012 issue.

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