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!
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.
Street Art // Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Swoon will be creating a monumental site-specific installation in the fifth-floor rotunda of the Brooklyn Museum. Swoon: Submerged Motherlands will transform the gallery into a fantastic landscape and immersive experience, and will be on view from April 11 through August 24, 2014. The installation centers on a monumental sculptural tree, which will rise into the 72-foot-high dome, with a constructed environment at its base...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 05, 2013
Last night, Juxtapoz and Chandran Gallery opened a special exhibition, installation, and performance art piece at the Beach House in the Shore CLub South Beach, featuring works amazing installation and performace from Monica Canilao and Sorne, paintings by Jason Jagel, special beach robes and towels by Geoff McFetridge, poolside decor by Richard Colman, lobby installation by Andrew Schoultz, and pool floating canoe by all the artists.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
For the collaborative space we are opening with Chandran Gallery at the Beach House in the Shore Club South Beach, Swoon and Monica Canilao collaborated on some new pieces that we will be showcasing. But this past weekend, Swoon opened a brand new solo show, Motherlands, at Galerie LJ in Paris, featuring a complete new body of work...
Photography // Friday, November 22, 2013
Over the years, we have worked with Tod Seelie on a few projects, and one of the reason we have worked with him and assigned him some open-ended projects is that we know that he sees the world differently then most. That he has a camera is of benefit to all of us as both artists, writers, or people with interest in the cracks between popular culture and underground culture, and their meeting points. That connection is the subject of Tod's new book, "Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York."
Chandran Gallery and Juxtapoz Magazine present "The Chandran Gallery Beach House": Miami Beach, Dec 5-7Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Ah, the Holiday season is upon us, and what better to make do with the cold weather than to head to sunny Miami Beach during the first week of December? And that is what we are going to do... On Thursday, December 5th, Singapore and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery, in association with Juxtapoz Magazine, will take over the Shore Club's private villa in Miami Beach and host a series of events and installations by artists Swoon, Monica Canilao, Jason Jägel, Geoff McFetridge, and Andrew Schoultz.
Street Art // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Having recently completed her project on the famed Bowery and Houston wall in Manhattan, Swoon has taken back to the streets with some of her intricate wheatpastes. These two have recently popped up in Brooklyn.
Street Art // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Swoon in collaboration with the Groundswell Community Mural Project (Misha Tyutyunik and Yana Dimitrova contributing work), has completed her Hurricane Sandy memorial piece at the famed Bowery and Houston wall in Manhattan. This week marks the one-year anniversary of Sandy’s landfall and the subsequent destruction left in the aftermath. The optimistic phrases “People helping people” and “Rise above the challenge” accompany the beautiful collage-style work.
Street Art // Thursday, October 24, 2013
As we reported yesterday, Brooklyn-based artist, Swoon, has been enlisted as the next artist to paint the famed wall at Houston and Bowery in New York. In just the last 24 hours, Swoon has already moved very far along applying her wheatpastes in what will be a Hurricane Sandy-themed piece. We will keep you posted on the process throughout the week.