New Swoon Print "Nee Nee in Braddock"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Swoon just released a new print! Nee Nee in Braddock is an 8 color silk screen print on hand made paper. It is an adaptation of one of Swoon’s intricately carved linoleum block prints, depicting the streets and homes of Braddock, PA, a town where Swoon has been engaged in community based work since 2007...

Happy Earth Day: New Paintings from Josh Keyes

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
We think there is probably no better way to celebrate Earth Day here on the Juxtapoz website than with the paintings of artist Josh Keyes! The February, 2010 cover artist has a handful of fantastic new work on his website.

Meleko Mokgosi "Pax Kaffraria" @ Honor Fraser, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
For his debut solo exhibition at Honor Fraser Gallery, Meleko Mokgosi will present the final chapters of his three-year long history painting project Pax Kaffraria. The exhibition will also include a series of charcoal drawings of iconic breeds of southern African dogs and text-based paintings interrogating recent exhibitions of African Art and imagery of Africa.

Joshua Hagler & Maja Ruznic "Among the Missing" @ Jack Fischer Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Partners and recent collaborators, former Bay Area artists Maja Ruznic and Joshua Hagler exhibit paintings together for the first time in their two-person exhibition entitled Among The Missing. Both of them painters with an affinity for abstracted figuration, the pair spent three months in 2013 traveling through Eastern and Western Europe and Syrian refugee camps in Jordan.

Life as a Stormtrooper

Photography // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Malaysian photographer Zahir Batin has created a photo series that gives us a glimpse of what the life of a “Star Wars”stormtrooper would be like. Using a combination of actual figurines and handmade props, Batin depicts scenes ranging from dramatic moments, to mid-action depictions, to just plain hilarious happenings. By toying with the viewers’sense of scale, Batin constructs spaces that are truly visually convincing. 

First Look: Christian Rex van Minnen "Glazed and Confused"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
We are very excited to get a first look at Christian Rex van Minnen's work for his upcoming "Glazed and Confused" exhibit at Gallery Poulsen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Featured in our recent April, 2014 issue, van Minnen explores the techniques and styles of Old Masters' oil painting while seeking out opportunities within the traditional layers and glazes of paint to create a confused stratum of form, content and meaning...

112-Meter High Gas Tank Becomes A Massive Light Installation

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a former 20,000 square meter former gas tank that has been converted into an exhibition space. Last year it housed the Big Air Package, the world's largest inflatable structure without a skeleton (also the largest indoor sculpture). More recently, German creative studio Urbanscreen has taken it over with a light installation taking over 320 degrees of wall and the ceiling! Watch a video after the jump...

Supersisters Trading Cards

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
For the dedicated sports fan, a collectible trading card is a glorified and appreciated form of professional athletic recognition. Published in 1979 with a grant from the New York State Education Department, Lois Rich and her sister Barbara Egerman contacted five hundred women of achievement and created cards for the first seventy-two that responded.

Shok1's Rainbow Negative Hands

Graffiti // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
London-based graffiti writer, Shok 1, recently painted a pair of rainbow hands that resemble X-ray negatives in Brooklyn, New York.

Bud Snow @ The Naming Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Based in Vancouver BC, Bud Snow (aka Julia Davis) is a public and private artist who explores forms such as automatism, action painting, community installation, and personal and societal mythology while emphasizing scale. She coined the term Neo Primalism meaning, “A new approach to ‘cave painting’ – an urban explorer that sits as an outlier to both the social platform of graffiti, and the beaurocratic channels of public art.” 
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