Music // Friday, November 01, 2013
This past Wednesday, Juxtapoz attended a special benefit and auction hosted by Flea and Anthony Kiedis, all to benefit the Los Angeles area Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Past Juxtapoz featured artists Thomas Campbell, Retna, Shepard Fairey, Gus Van Sant, Ed Ruscha, and many more were in attendance, with art up for auction to support the school as well. To make it even better, Neil Young and the Red Hot Chili Peppers performed. All and all... a good cause and good night. Here are some of the shots...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present FOLKLORE, an exhibition of handcrafted works that celebrate the simple and direct experience of visual enjoyment. Curated by gallery artist Evan Hecox (cover artist, August 2012) and featuring artists from the United States, England, and France, FOLKLORE offers a view of contemporary practice that synthesizes art, design, and photography into a new vernacular. Created across a range of media, these works are catchy and infectious like a summer pop song, while drawing viewers into underlying ideas about modern life.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 03, 2013
We are excited to bring you the second of two exclusive videos from the one and only Thomas Campbell! In addition to the large-scale three-dimensional mural at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History featured in the first video, Thomas produced a new sculpture, Seque, and documented its transformation from assemblage to rubber mold to wax model to bronze. This video showcases the complex lost wax technique by which Thomas and collaborating bronze master Sean Monaghan created the finished sculpture.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 30, 2013
We are excited to bring you an exclusive video from one of our favorites, Thomas Campbel this morning! In December of 2012, Campbell collaborated with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History on "Work in Progress" where, for eleven weeks, museum visitors could watch as Thomas invented, deconstructed, and reimagined a landscape of mythic characters and stories. The result is his most ambitious work to date: a 75-foot-long three-dimensional mural in the museum's main gallery. This video, directed by Tiffany Campbell, captures the process from first stroke of paint to last and all the surprises in-between.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Thomas Campbell, always hard at work on a variety of projects, has currently embedded himself in Santa Cruz near his studio to complete a mural at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Thomas began his work in December of 2012 and will complete the project in late February of 2013, at which point the work will remain on display at the Museum through March 17, 2013.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
This Friday, November 9, Thomas Campbell will be having both a signing/release and exhibition surrounding his new surf photography book, Slide Your Brains Out, at Mollusk Surf Shop in San Francisco. Tommy Guerrero and Ray Barbee will be playing live, the book looks amazing as it features Campbell's surf shots from 1997—2012, and Mollusk is an SF staple. Go.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
As we noted on the site the other day, this is our kind of showcase. Former Juxtapoz covers, Thomas Campbell (April 2007), Evan Hecox (August 2012), and Ed Templeton (featured throughout the years, most recently, February 2012), just opened 3 shows simultaneously at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen. Photographer Henrik Haven went to check it out for us...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
This is our kind of showcase. Former Juxtapoz covers, Thomas Campbell (April 2007), Evan Hecox (August 2012), and Ed Templeton (featured throughout the years, most recently, February 2012), will all be showing at the same time at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, starting on Friday, August 31. And for clarity sake, all 3 artists are having solo shows. This is 3 for the price of 1.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 09, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery to check out Aaron Rose’s Fire Sale. When Rose moved to Los Angeles from NYC in 2001, the Beautiful Losers curator left a "big black box of 1990?s memories" in storage space in Glendale. Now he is having a gallery style fire sale. Photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Thomas Campbell, cover of our April 2007 issue, is set to release a new book through Gingko Press and Um Yeah Press, From Ummmm to Der. The book catalogs the many different facets of the Santa Cruz County-based artist, including installation, painting, sculpture, music, video, printmaking, and photography. And the cover is yellow, which is really quite nice.