Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Join Swoon in transforming a building into a work of art, a center for creativity, and a place for new beginnings! "In 2007, while working on an art installation in North Braddock, PA, we fell in love with this incredible abandoned church on Jones Street. It was slated to be demolished within the year. We felt that the potential this space held - the ways it could bring joy and opportunity to the neighborhood - was too great to let the bulldozers roll in."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 16, 2015
Surf Craft is now live and ready for bids! From now until July 29, 15 hand-painted surfboards will be available for auction at Paddle8, with all proceeds going to Waves For Water and their ongoing project to bring clean drinking water to places in need around the world. Bid on Swoon, Chris Johansom, Alicia McCarthy, Mary Iverson, Grotesk, West Rubinstein, Logan Hicks, Dan Witz, Beau Stanton, David Arquette, Zio Ziegler, Kevin Earl Taylor, Daryll Peirce, Ty Williams, and Brett Amory (Brett;s board will be available to bid on Friday).
Surf Craft: Benefit & Auction for Waves for Water, July 17 @ Chandran Gallery, SF (Online Auction Live Now!)Juxtapoz // Monday, July 13, 2015
On July 17, 2015, Juxtapoz once again teams up with UNIV, T.F.R. Gallery and Chandran Gallery for the second in what will become an annual Surf Craft benefit auction, held at Chandran Gallery in San Francisco. This year, we invited artists Chris Johanson, Dan Witz, Swoon, Logan Hicks, Grotesk, Mary Iverson, Brett Amory, Alicia McCarthy, WEST, Zio Ziegler, Kevin E. Taylor, David Arquette, Daryll Peirce, Beau Stanton and Ty WIlliams to contribute original work on surfboards to be exhibited at the gallery with a live auction on Paddle8 in conjunction with the show. The online auction on Paddle8 is running now through July 29, 2015.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 29, 2015
With a backdrop of Baltimore smoldering, and nationwide furor continuing to escalate over police misconduct, MANIFEST:JUSTICE is a creative response, a call to action, a demand for justice. During this 10-day pop-up exhibition, MANIFEST:JUSTICE will bring together artists and activists alike to confront injustice and lift voices to envision a world where human and civil rights triumph and are honored.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 03, 2015
We always keep our eye out on the auction scene, and ArtNet just launched a new Urban Art auction (now through March 10, 2015) on their site that has some solid pieces of note. A few Kaws gems, Shepard Fairey, Faile, Swoon, Banksy, Dalek, Futura, D*Face, and Paul Insect all are available, amongst others, and with Banksy's big Gaza release this past week, we think there is going to be some strong interest in a few of his works here.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 02, 2015
Subliminal Projects is pleased to present Paper Cut, a group exhibition featuring artwork by six artists who cut into, tear into, and deconstruct the humble, traditional medium of paper to explore the terrain of their subject matter. The show opens this Saturday, March 7, and runs through April 11.
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.
Vault // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, Swoon, one of the world's leading public and philanthropic artists.
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.