Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 16, 2015
We are excited about this one, as the show has a lot of our friends and artists we admire at the moment. Joshua Liner Gallery presents All Types of Characters, a group exhibition curated by arts and culture digest The World’s Best Ever. Showcasing over thirty contemporary artists based in Canada, Denmark, and The United States, the exhibition highlights the presence of characters in each artists’ work and their function as a means to explore identity and ideas of beauty as a social commentary. All Types of Characters will open with a reception on Thursday, June 18, 2015.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 27, 2015
In late 2014, there was a Duck show curated by the great Chircago artist Ryan Travis Christian. Now, that Duck show has evolved into DUCKS! and is opening tonight (March 27) at our friend Louis Schmidt's new LA space, Minotaur Projects. There will be ducks painted by Jason Jagel, Richard Colman, Nat Russell, Mel Kadel, Paul Wackers, Ryan Travis Christian, Brian Willmont, Allison Schulnik, and so many more we can't even name them.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 21, 2015
We have been working with a few Andy Warhol projects over the past month, and we were happy to see this go up on Paddle8's auction site today: The Andy Warhol Foundation is proud to present this auction which includes original artwork inspired by Warhol’s work created by ten renowned artists (all artists who have been in Juxtapoz over the past year or two as well). Proceeds will benefit NURTUREart, a non-profit institute dedicated to nurturing new contemporary art by providing exhibition opportunities and resources for emerging artists, curators and public school students.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 22, 2014
From May 16th – 18th during Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 at The Space in Sheung Wan, Converse presented a rare opportunity to witness creativity being unleashed with 'Open Studio,' an exciting new platform for next generation talent with pop-up studios showcasing the creative process in-motion. The project lent an environment where guests can observe the artists at work or interact with the artists for a more intimate experience.
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."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Juxtapoz Magazine, Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery have teamed for a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. From March 18—31st, a special curated selection of hand-painted surfboards will be available at auction on Paddle8. Artists who participated include Geoff McFetridge, CR Stecyk III, Tim Biskup, Lucy McLauchlan, Andrew Schoultz and more.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 14, 2014
We launched Richard Colman's "Orbs" yesterday in Austin as part of Juxtapoz Projects during 2014 SXSW with Converse. We have been huge fans of Richard's art, a unique style that blends recognizable characters amidst abstract geometric patterns on both canvases and installations so we were very excited to collaborate with him on bringing his character to a new medium: weather balloons! Unfortunately yesterday a thief in the night snuck over and cut the Orbs loose! So keep an eye on the sky for a falling Richard Colman Orb!
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 14, 2014
We got to spend a ton of time with SF-based Richard Colman at Art Basel in Miami, as Richard helped design the poolside vibes at the Shore Club South Beach. Aka, he transformed the pool chairs into a Colman vision. Now, the artist is set to open "Noise" at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, his third solo exhibition at the gallery. The show comes down Saturday, March 15, so go check it!
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Perhaps you followed our Instagram feed during the week of Art Basel 2013, but you may have saw our collaborative surfboard project with Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery. In Miami, we kickstarted the project that will soon be fully announced as a full auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 06, 2014
There is a great show open right now in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area called New Neon: Light, Paint, and Photography at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, featuring a roster of California and international artists that work in and around the medium of neon light and paint. Not only is our very own contributing writer Kristin Farr in the exhibition, but Juxtapoz favorites like Richard Colman, Kill Pixie, Patrick Martinez, Amir Fallah and otheres all made their way into the great show. It is open through February 23, 2014.