Needles & Pens presents, Original paper cuts by Miriam Klein Stahl from her upcoming book RAD WOMEN WORLDWIDE by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl Published by 10 Speed Press Opening Reception September 10th, 2016 from 6:30-8:30PM On Display through October 2, 2016 About Rad Women Worldwide: From the authors of the New York Times […]
In 1977, David King designed this logo for his friend’s zine cover and later that same friend’s band in Essex, England. Being released at his solo show at Needles & Pens on July 12 a new title published by @andpenspress explores this iconic symbol – The Secret Origins of the Crass Symbol by David King. […]
The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens book is now available for purchase online. The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens Edited by Andrew Martin Scott $8.00 The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens documents the over 85 art exhibitions and events hosted by the unique San Francisco arts space. For the […]
Needles & Pens, TBW Books and Twin Palms present, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity Mike Brodie Book Launch & Signing at Needles & Pens Friday, April 19, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. Needles & Pens, 3253 16th Street, San Francisco CA.,94103 But I needed to find out for myself. Two weeks later I was gone, witnessing […]
The Zone System by Bill Daniel is the skate photographer’s bible, a take–anywhere manual that clarifies the technical and aesthetic challenges facing beginners and experts – an indispensable tool for understanding early 1980s skateboarding in central texas, its lasting impact on contemporary culture and is a must – have for anyone concerned with the content/form […]
Just in – Sign Painters by Faythe Levine & Sam Macon “There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker […]
IT RAINED ALL DAY from Unpiano on Vimeo. It Rained All Day by Mel Kadel and ((SOUNDER)) – the latest of many collaborations between Mel Kadel and ((SOUNDER)) aka Michael David Aho, and the first time Kadel’s work has been seen in hardcover book format. It Rained All Day is a hardbound 36-page limited edition […]
We’ll be open late tonight (until 10!) for the Mission Holiday Block Party. Come down and buy something nice for your grandma and check out Xara Thustra’s show. Xara Thustra at N&P The show got a really nice write up in the SFBG. Also, Xara’s book is now available online!
Coming this Thursday Dec. 6, 2012, 7-10 pm to N&P – XARA THUSTRA Book Release and Art Show: The story of the “Mission School” is not complete without XARA THUSTRA. Both an activist and artist, Thustra has been pushing the envelope socially and artistically for 15 plus years in San Francisco. Xara’s ever evolving creative […]
Sad Sex by Heather Benjamin “Illustrator Heather Benjamin creates some striking, often gory, always unique, cant-look-away drawings. Sexual themes are abundant in her work with touches of gore and morbidness, themes of which are not often associated with most erotic work.” …She appropriately titles these illustrations ‘Sad Sex’ – Juxtapoz Magazine This book is a […]
The 2nd edition of Bill Daniel’s Mostly True has landed! Now in it’s second edition, this newly expanded version of the book has features on Deuce Seven, Swampy, Joey Alone, The Polaroid Kidd and tons of new photos. This is a truly beautiful piece of printed matter. BUY IT HERE
Join us Thursday October 4th at 7pm for a signing/storytelling session at Needles & Pens w/Julia Wertz (Fart Party, Drinking at the Movies) who will be releasing her new book The Infinite Wait. Ju Marinaomi and Tessa Brunton will also be there to add to the fun! “The Infinite Wait and Other Stories is latest […]
Needles & Pens will be participating in the seventh annual New York Art Book Fair, from September 28 to 30, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. Visit our table where we’ll be peddling a massive collection of zines and art books, as well as, the hot-off-the-presses Public Notice zine by Mr. Nathaniel Russell which […]
Just in – Raymond Pettibon: Whuytuyp “Whuytuyp compiles work by Raymond Pettibon (born 1957) done over the past five years, from artist’s books and prints to animations and installations. Since 2001, several changes in Pettibon’s style have been increasingly evident, most notably in his use of broader brushes, even more expressive brushstrokes and a shift […]
Tel Aviv artist Know Hope is in town and painted up a rad little mural on the window of N&P. We’re stoked. He brought down some new zines and books that we’ve got for sale too – ask about signed copies, cuz they’re here! Woo-hoo.