Photographs by Louis Draper

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Over the last 25 years, historians and curators have been digging into previous generations of photographers who were marginalized and pushed into obscurity becuase of their color, gender, geography, or class. One of their discoveries has been Louis H. Draper, who luckily had preserved much of his archive and has recently gathered visiblity and much esteem. Take a look at some of his wonderful photos after the jump...

Gina Ruggeri's Spatial Illusions

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Trompe l'oeil, is an art technique that creates the optical illusion that depicted objects exist in three dimensions. A comparable illusion would be 'forced perspective', a technique used in architecture. Artist Gina Ruggery has employed the technique in her paintings on gallery walls, creating eye-catching images of logs, stones and smokes that seem to both disappear and emerge from the walls.

Installations by Chiharu Shiota

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Japanese born Chiharu Shiota is an installation artist currently living and working in Berlin. She uses various everyday objects such as beds, windows, dresses, shoes and suitcases. She explores the relationships between past and present, living and dying, and memories of people implanted into objects. To these she adds intricate, web-like threads of black and red.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo's Haunted House

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Halloween is still a couple of months away but we're already working on our October issue so we’re starting to get in the mood early. The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo has a summer exhibition that looks like a lot of fun! Entitled, Ghosts, Underpants and Stars, the exhibition invites children to disobey normally forbidden museum behavior and interact with seemingly endless hallways, mirrored portraits, and other spooky illusions thought up by Torafu Architects.

Ai Wewei's DIY Art Tutorial on How to Block a Surveillance Camera

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
As part of the book Do It: The Compendium, a colleciton of famous artists' instructions for art anyone can make, the celebrated Chinese artist, and one of our favorites, Ai Wewei has provided us with a tutorial on how to, well, spray one of those hard-to-reach surveillance cameras...

Preview: 10 Years of Wooster Collective @ Jonathan LeVine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 05, 2013
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present 10 Years of Wooster Collective 2003—2013, a group exhibition curated by Marc & Sara Schiller, featuring works and site-specific installations by over fifty local and international artists in a temporary space located at: 525 West 22nd Street in Chelsea. In conjunction with the exhibition, a number of participating artists will create public murals at various locations in Brooklyn.

Exclusive: Sketches + Q&A with Earl Sweatshirt and "Hive" dir. Hiro Murai

Music // Monday, August 05, 2013
Earl Sweatshirt's newest video "Hive" was released a little over a week ago and we have several exclusive behind the scenes photos, sketches, and an interview with Earl and the director Hiro Murai for you after the jump...

Issue Preview: September 2013 w/ Geoff McFetridge, Art School 101, Laura Ball

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 05, 2013
We are excited today to announce our September 2013 issue, featuring cover artwork by Geoff McFetridge and a special survey of American art schools. The issue is packed with features and coverage on not only McFetridge and art schools, but features and conversations with Laura Ball, Joshua Hagler, Kyle Ranson, Oivin Horvei, Yung Lenox, Tyrus Wong, Jules Julien, Martine Johanna, Clayton Bailey, PEAR, Isaac Tin Wei Lin, and a city guide to Savannah, Georgia. 

Watercolor GIFs by Kim Roselier

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 05, 2013
We are thoroughly enjoying the watercolors of Paris-based artist Kim Roselier this morning. In addition to an extensive portfolio of colorful, dreamlike and illustrations, Kim has also created a series of watercolor GIFs where the colors of the work change color. Take a look after the jump...

Jennifer Maestre's Pencil Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 05, 2013
Massachusetts-based artist Jennifer Maestre has taken the pencil as material to a whle new level. Whether it be sea urchins, or just original constructions, Maestre has proven that all you need is a few hundred pencils...

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