July 2015 #174
July 2015 #174
We think every issue we do at Juxtapoz is a special one, but the July 2015 has an extra bit of excitement behind it. We are proud to announce world-renowned fine artist and icon, Takashi Murakami, is the cover artist this month, with a special interview conducted with Murakami at this studios outside of Tokyo. We discuss his last show at Gagosian, his relationship with contemporary Japanese culture, and the era he has help change as a multi-dimensional artist. Also in the July 2015 issue: —We create a Murakami-style travel guide of Tokyo —Vans talks about their new collaboration with Takashi —Ben Venom and the most unique of craft and handmade art —Jim Phillips on the history and influence of the Screaming Hand —Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger are Sanjay & Craig, we can confidently report —We learn how posters are made at Cooper-Hewitt —Nieves Books opens the vaults —Michael Alvarez celebrates large babies and nostalgia —Mr Turner comes to the San Francisco's de Young Museum —.... and Ron English gets THAT wall