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JR Phototruck In Los Angeles

Since last year when we first learned of JR’s (interviewed) photobooth truck in Japan, the mobile unit has made its way to many different locales (including New York’s Time Square) spreading his Inside Out love. The truck has now traveled to Los Angeles and is currently located at 7600 Beverly Blvd until 7 pm tonight if you want to get your photo taken and participate. For future locations (next stop is Las Vegas) you can follow the plans on their website or Instagram. Discuss JR here.
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Release: Dalek x The Hurley Printing Press

Last month in Huntington Beach, Hurley and the legendary Craig Stecyk III brought together a group of artists to create limited edition designs and screen prints on an etching press. Stecyk along with Jersey Joe, Dalek, Madsteez, Stecyk, Tim Hendricks, and the Hurley Art Department created a series of exclusive graphic tees – each available a week at a time for purchase here. Today is the last day to get some of the ones from Dalek featuring his old school space monkeys so make your move quick […]
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Upcoming: Kamea Hadar – “Face Value” @ Cukui

Our friend Kamea Hadar, artist and one of the lead directors of the annual POW WOW event in Hawaii, will be opening a show next week at Cukui in San Jose, California. Entitled Face Value, the new canvas paintings continues his dynamic exploration of the human form. As with much of his work, there are subtle cultural references that come from his roots in the Aloha State that can be seen when one looks closely. The opening is on August 16th from 7-10 pm – […]
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Outside Lands 2013

Like previous years (see 2012 Dabs Myla / Skinner), Juxtapoz was asked to curate the visual art for Outside Lands in San Francisco. The annual major music and art festival in the Bay Area opened this weekend with attendees enjoying the installations, murals, and other associated projects from artists like Camille Rose Garcia (above), Mike Shine, Sam Flores, Dennis McNett, Skinner, and more. Enjoy more photos below…
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Preview: Luke Chueh – “Random Acts Of Sadness” @ CHG Circa

Tomorrow night at CHG Circa, fans can attend the opening of Luke Chueh’s (featured) newest show in Culver City. Featuring mostly new works from the Los Angeles-based painter, Random Acts Of Sadness will include pieces that place his cast of animal characters in unfortunate situations (including more from his You Are What You Eat series – see tiger & bear), rendered in his signature style. Oftentimes, the true meaning of the paintings will more clearly reveal themselves when examining the titles as Chueh has a penchant for clever wordplay, […]
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Upcoming / Streets: Nychos – “Silly Slicesophy” @ Mighty Tanaka (New York)

After recently gifting San Francisco with a new mural, Nychos has headed to the other coast for a showing in New York. Silly Slicesophy will open Friday night (August 9th) in Brooklyn at the Mighty Tanaka. As referred to in the title, the Austrian artist will be taking his knife to classic Disney characters (like Mickey above), and dissecting them in a style he often uses on the streets. Speaking of which, he just painted a new killer whale piece for his fans in NY (seen below). Photo […]
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Openings: Scott Scheidly – “The Pinks” @ Spoke Art

Last week, the Spoke Art gallery in San Francisco unveiled all new works from Scott Scheidly. The Pinks continues his series of unique portraits of infamous characters in history as well as imaginary ones taken straight from pop culture, but remixed with a twist. Take a look at more of the sold out opening in the photos below and stop by in person if you are in town before the close date of August 24th. Also, take a look at a couple prints from the show available here. […]
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Update: James Jean

Fans of the incomparable James Jean (interviewed) probably have noticed that he has been on a sabbatical recently. But, the good news is there have been signs of life recently. Along with the release of his iBook, and the revival of his Instagram (including a cool animation), he also recently shared a new tumblr site showcasing new and old works. Head over there now to check out all the goodness, some of which is sampled below… Discuss James Jean here.
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Streets: World Roundup (July 29 – Aug 4)

It’s time for another Streets Roundup again as we look at walls around the world. Leading things off is an epic collaboration in Los Angeles arranged by Branded Arts at the Gabba Gallery between Dabs Myla, Rime, Persue, Nychos, and Askew (photo by Birdman). Other worthy work comes from Jasper Wong – Montreal, Case x WOW123 – Russia, Nychos x Smithe – New York (source), Cranio x Mighty Mo – London (source), Waone (Interesni Kazki) – Moscow, Dot Dot Dot – Norway (source), Fintan Magee – […]
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Preview: Eric Joyner – “First World Problems” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This Saturday night (August 10th), Eric Joyner (interviewed) will be opening a new solo show at Corey Helford Gallery. Bringing his robots into the city, where his other favorite subject (donuts) are in much abundance will make for excellent material for his special form of portraiture. Utilizing a meme, First World Problems, as the title, the new work will no doubt add an extra layer of meaning when robot society is involved. Check out some more preview images below… Discuss Eric Joyner here.