Graffiti // Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Flop Box is proud to announce our newest publication, The Brothers Cave by Twenty Seven. Following up to Great Northern Grandpa, Twenty Seven offers a more extensive look into a life immersed in railroad exploration in the new 84-page, full color zine entitled The Brothers Cave.
Graffiti // Sunday, January 25, 2015
The third edition of the ABC zine series from The Flop Box is now available for purchase online and features the work of Askew, Baer, Curve, Dmote, Enron, Faust, Gorey. Hindue, Isto, Jase, Kaput, Large, Mast, Noah, Omens, Pure, Quake, Remio, Sp.One, Trixter, Utah, Veks, Wands, Xqsme, Yes2, Zephyr and Vizie.
Graffiti // Wednesday, January 21, 2015
It’s been six years since the last ABC Zine was released and for the newest edition The Flop Box has enlisted an all-star cast of eclectic individuals from various backgrounds and generations that includes seasoned veterans to future staples.
Graffiti // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
If you’ve spent any significant amount of time near train tracks and have observed the various markings adorning rail cars, chances are you are familiar with the work of Deuce 7 or Twenty Seven. Known for being a train-aficionado-borderline-fanatic, Twenty Seven regularly rides trains across North America and creates some of the most original and distinctly recognizable drawings that can be found.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
Everything Ever and Nothing Never opens tomorrow Saturday April, 7th 2012 at Needles and Pens in San Francisco. Curated by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Austin McManus, this group show consists of an eclectic roster of established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums. Several of the participating artists have graced the pages of Juxtapoz over the years including Bill Daniel, Read More Books, Jeff Canham, Derek Albeck, and Grady Gordon. Check out a little preview of the show.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 26, 2012
With all the glowing gadgets and gizmos continuously competing for your attention, the experience of sitting down with a good ol’ magazine or zine could be looked at as a technological getaway. That’s one viewpoint. Then there are zines that are actual pieces of art, each cover painted slightly different, bound by needle and thread.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 23, 2012
Popularized during World War 1 by Italian and German pilots, Nose Art was the practice of personalizing your fighting aircraft. Commonly, these paintings were on the fuselage and were painted by civilian artists, and talented amateur servicemen. Often the imagery was scantily clad women accompanied by a witty pun. TheFlopBox recently released a limited edition zine titled “The Bitch’s Sister” that highlights Nose Art from found photographs.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 08, 2012
The proficient sign painter and designer, Jeff Canham, was recently visited by Theflopbox at his shared studio, Woodshop, in the Sunset District of San Francisco. Jeff’s work, accompanied by an interview will be featured in our upcoming March 2012 printed issue. Here is a selection of photos from the artist’s workspace.
Graffiti // Sunday, July 24, 2011
Grazing through a stack of zines I came across the ABC #2 zine. Did your eyes ever catch a glimpse of this? Twenty-six artists were each given the first letter of their graffiti name to draw. Artists included were Abno, Bonus, Cecster, Dr.Sex, Erupto327, Fword, Grey, Honke . . .