Art Alliance Profile: Swoon

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.

ART ALLIANCE: THE PROVOCATEURS, Chicago, July 31—August 4, 2014

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.

"Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery—The Art

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
And finally, the art. We are so proud of all the artwork that is on exhibit in "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," open at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC through June 14, 2014. It blows our mind that we are now two decades old, but what is even more amazing are all the artists that have been in our pages over those years. Their works tell the story, create the chance to document alternative art narratives, bring out the fans, bring out the collectors, and keep the creative energy of Juxtapoz alive. Here, then, is all the art in "Art Truancy."

Jonathan LeVine & Carlo McCormick talk "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine"

Vault // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
On Thursday May 15 through June 14, 2014, Juxtapoz and Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be showcasing a special group exhibiition, "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," at both LeVine spaces in New York City. The show's curation features a wide-range of cover artists and emerging talent that has spanned the two decades of Juxtapoz, including Robert Williams, Swoon, Dr Lakra, Conor Harrington, Camille Rose Garcia, Revok, Parra, Doze Green, Mark Ryden, Maya Hayuk, Shepard Fairey, Grotesk... the list goes on. In conjunction with the show, we had art critic Carlo McCormick sit down with old friend Jonathan LeVine to discuss Juxtapoz' past, present, future, and how the East Coast helped shape the magazine's trajectory.

On Sale Now: June 2014 Featuring Mark Ryden And More

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 06, 2014
June 2014 is a special issue for Juxtapoz Magazine. Not only do we get to celebrate the return of Mark Ryden and his brand new exhibition "The Gay 90s West," but this issue marks our special feature and behind-the-scenes story on our 20th Anniversary exhibition, "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years" at Jonathan LeVine Gallery that runs May 15—June 14, 2014...

Art Truancy—20 Years of Cover Artists

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
On May 15, 2014, Juxtapoz and Jonathan LeVine Gallery will open "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," a group exhibition at both of LeVine's spaces at 557C West 23rd Street & 529 West 20th Street in Manhattan. The exhibition features a wide-range of cover artists and featured artists from over the past 20 years, and today we have a look at some of the covers from artists in the show. From Robert Williams to Grotesk, Mark Ryden to Swoon, here is a bit of a history lesson to catch up on, or reminisce over.

Exclusive Preview: "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 29, 2014
As we announced on the site this past week, we are very excited to celebrate one of our 20th Anniversary parties at Jonathan LeVine Gallery with "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine" opening at both the gallery's NYC spaces on May 15, 2014. We have a fantastic roster of artists in the show, including our founder Robert Williams, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Todd "REAS" James, Dr Lakra, the Clayton Brothers and more. We are so excited that we wanted to show you a few paintings today from works in the show, just a teaser preview to get you just as excited.

New Swoon Print "Nee Nee in Braddock"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Swoon just released a new print! Nee Nee in Braddock is an 8 color silk screen print on hand made paper. It is an adaptation of one of Swoon’s intricately carved linoleum block prints, depicting the streets and homes of Braddock, PA, a town where Swoon has been engaged in community based work since 2007...

As Swoon Opens at The Brooklyn Museum .... Here She Was, Nearly a Decade Ago

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 10, 2014
With our attention on wihat is and will be an amazing installation by 2x cover artist Swoon at the Brooklyn Museum, "Submerged Motherlands," that opens Friday, April 11, we wanted to take a look back at the fantastic documentary short that Upper Playground produced for the "The Run UP" that featured a great piece on Swoon. Juxtapoz contributing editor Joey Garfield shot this piece as Swoon was preparing her first solo show at Deitch Projects in the Summer of 2005, and as she is set to open a museum show home in NYC, this is great to see nearly a decade later!

Swoon "Submerged Motherlands" @ Brooklyn Museum

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
If you have been following Swoon on Instagram, or followed any of her friends, you know that there is a massive installation being built at the Brooklyn Museum for Swoon's "Submerged Motherlands" exhibition. From the looks of it, the show is going to be amazing, and when it opens on April 11, it will be continual evidence that Swoon's work is some of the most unifying and engaging being made in contemporary art today. 
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