Juxtapoz // Friday, June 08, 2012
Todd James, cover artist of our August 2008 issue and always one of our favorites when he has a new body of work out, just opened his newest solo show, Yield To Temptation at Nanzuka Gallery in Tokyo. Coinciding with the exhibition,NYC publishing company Picture Box released a "Yield to Temptation" book that features James' drawings.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
Lots of Todd James news going around the past few weeks. First, he just opened a new solo show, King of the Wild Frontier, at NYC's Gering & Lopez Gallery last night, March 1. And now, REAS just released a new print, Pirate Radio, through London's POW, in an edition of 165. Something for the collection...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Todd "REAS" James, recently part of our Graffiti Spotlight and his August 2008 cover in our Top 25 Covers list, will be opening a solo show, King of the Wild Frontier, at NYC's Gering & Lopez Gallery on March 1, 2012. The exhibition will present two new bodies of work: canvases depicting James' familiar Somali pirate series and a recreation of the Vandal's Bedroom that was so essential to the Street Market installation at MOCAs' Art In the Streets.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 24, 2011
Every week, the Graffiti Department features someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Reas.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Former Juxtapoz cover artist Todd "REAS" James (August 2008 to be exact) just released a limited edition porcelain sculpture with Toykyo, called The Contractor. The sculpture is based on a painting Todd James created in 2008, and comes in a numbered and screen printed cardboard box, in a edition of 25 pieces.
Street Art // Monday, November 21, 2011
Opening over the weekend, Livingston Street Market displayed 5400 sq. feet of painting and signs from the Moca ‘s Art in the Streets show, painted by Todd James and Steven Powers. With The First Street Market exhibiting in Japan in 2000 with Barry Mcgee, the installation has continued to evolve and has been shown in several locations internationally.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 14, 2011
On Saturday November 19th at 3pm, Todd "Reas" James and Steve "Espo" Powers are having a show celebrating the end of phase 1 of Love Letter To Brooklyn, and showing off a large amount of artwork from the Street Market neighborhood of the MOCA's Art In the Streets exhibition.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 01, 2011
One of our founders and photography editors, CR Stecyk III, played director of photography on this video, "Street, 2011," a video for MOCA documenting the Barry McGee, Todd James, Steve Powers installation in "Art In the Streets." Felipe Lima, a great filmmaker, directed the piece.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 13, 2011
After Barry McGee, Steve Powers, and Todd James created the standout update of Street Market at MOCA's Art In the Streets exhibition, SF-based McGee created a commemorative poster for the event. And, as you can see, it deals with graffiti as a topic.
Street Art // Monday, April 18, 2011
As we mentioned late last week, the major highlight, at least for us, at Art In the Streets was the Steve "Espo" Powers, Todd "Reas" James, and Barry McGee recreation and update of their seminal 2000 Street Market show at Deitch Projects. Take it in after the jump . . .