Watch: Li Hongbo Explains How He Makes His Flexible Paper Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
We have posted Li Hongbo's amazing flexible paper sculpture before and were always curious how he made them. In this visit to his studio, we learn his original inspiration for the sculptures and get to see a few parts of the process. Video after the jump!

Non-photoshopped Illusions by Felice Varini

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
This morning we take a look at the public art of Paris-based Swiss artist Felice Varini. The paintings have one vantage point where its form can be viewed. His anamorphic illusions can be found on a variety of urban settings both indoor and outdoors.

Magdalena Bors Builds and Photographs Surreal Landscapes in Her Home

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
Melbourne-based artist Magdalena Bors latest series of photographs features complex, surreal environments within her home. Entitled The Seventh Day, the series required a very labor-intensive and repetitive process to build the sets. The artist is fascinated by the simultaneous strength and fragility of the connection between the natural world and ourselves. 

Watch: Maedir Eugster Balances 13 Palm Leaf Ribs and One Feather

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
Using what we can only assume are incredible amounts of strength and concentration, artist Maedir Euster from Rigolo Swiss Noveau Crique performs his Palm Rib Balance for a short film by photographer/director Tobias Hutzler. Maedir starts with a feather and slowly adds palm leaf ribs until he has balanced 13 of them on one large rib.

Marina Abramović's Performance Art in Pictures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
One of the first artists to use performance as a visual art form, Marina Abramović's career spans over 40 years during which she performed countless pieces exploring physical and emotional limits for her art. See her performances documented in pictures after the jump...

The 300&65 Ampersands Project

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
The 300&65 Ampersands Tumblr brought us a newly designed amersand everyday for an entire year. An ampersand (or empershand; '&') is a logogram representing the conjuction word 'and'. The symbol is ligature of the letters et, Latin for 'and.'

Planting Peace paints rainbow house across from Westboro Baptist Church

Street Art // Sunday, March 24, 2013
The "Equality House" is the first step in a new campaign by the nonprofit, Planting Peace, which plans to wage a strong opposition against the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. In a bold and aggressive move, Aaron Jackson who is one of the founders of Planting Peace, bought a home across from the church’s compund and painted it to match the gay pride flag. Checkmate.

Daehyun Kim for Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 24, 2013
For the March 2013 issue, we asked South Korea-born, Vienna-based artist, Daehyum Kim to create an original illustration for the magazine. What we got was this stunning, highly-detailed, meditative piece from the artist, entitled Moon I See, that exemplifies everything we love about the artist. Check the detailed shots... 

Video: VERSUS PROJECT—GFM Crew

Graffiti // Sunday, March 24, 2013
  To promote a range of new spray paint colors, Montana has invited established writers to test out one color each in this new video series entitled “VERSUS Project.” This time around, GFM crew uses the new color Violeta Geisha, using only black and white with it. 

Ashley Smith by Ellen von Unwerth in 'Ride It'

Erotica // Sunday, March 24, 2013
Legendary photographer Ellen von Unwerth amazes even more with this fun version of "pony play" video, starring Ashly Smith. "I chose Ashley for the role because next to being gorgeous and sexy, she is also powerful. I wanted to show her as a strong woman who has fun with her pony boys". Showcasing more provocative work, Ellen shot the video in conjunction with the Galore magazine spread, Goodbye Horses... 

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