Who Is Chad Gordon? @ Wolves Within, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Our friends at Wolves Within in Brooklyn are opening a Fall season exhibition in their space this Thursday, September 26, featuring collage work from Chad Gordon. Who is Chad Gordon? Well, that is the name of the show, so we are getting ready to learn as well. But what we do know is the opening night reception is this Thursday, Sept. 26, from 7:00PM-10:00PM.

Banksy: “Better Out Than In”

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
We were wondering when Banksy would make an appearance again, as it has been over a year since the last London Olympics pieces. And then today, via the artist's website, the world was served an announcement of sorts of something happening in October 2013. 

Ruben Ireland's Ghostly Enchantresses

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Ruben Ireland is a graphic artist and illustrator based in London. His art fuses traditional techniques with digital processes, creating thoughtful, dreamlike images of seemingly magical beings in abstract spaces, these pensive enchantresses often interacting with mystical elements and wild creatures. Ireland's eclectic tool kit includes ink, acrylic, dirty water, foods, and weathered paper, all used in conjunction with Photoshop and a wacom tablet.

DRIFT by Joshua Hagler and Maja Ruznic on Kickstarter

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Juxtapoz friend and recently featured Bay Area artist Joshua Hagler and fellow artist Maja Ruznic have set out on a journey through the Middle East and Europe, and have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a book collection. As the duo notes of the project "The project brings us through Europe as well as Jordan where we will be organizing visual storytelling workshops with Syrian refugees. Having both worked from personal experiences and with individuals struggling with psychological trauma in our past work, Drift becomes not only a search for home but an experiment to see what happens when the work is created in a state of transience and full involvement."

Gallery Floor Covered in 100,000 Porcelain Skulls

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Bangkok-based artist Nino Sarabutra filled the floor of Ardel Gallery in Bangkok with 100,000 miniature porcelain skulls and invites visitors to step on them. As her friends, family, and neighbors to helped make the skulls, she asked them to contemplate their life and think about what they would leave behind. Heavy...

Forensic Sculptures Made From Bones of Dead People

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Before computers, in coroner and law enforcement offices, forensic artists would mold facial reconstruction sculptures from the bones of unidentifiable victims skeletal remains. In this series of photographic portraits titled Unspeaking Likeness, Arne Svenson traveled around the country taking pictures of these sculptures.

Edward Burtynsky's Aerial Photographs of "Water"

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky has spent his career documenting the ways in which man is transforming and redefining nature. His latest series focuses on water and over a 5 year period, Burtynsky traveled to 10 different countries examining "Water."

Kenneth Lo Wants To Drunk Text You

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Kenneth Lo is the best drunk-texting buddy you have always wanted. With an MFA from a good school, and many shows at good galleries, and lots and lots of good friends, he has not one award. He doesn’t make art for awards though, he makes art to make you love him.

Digital Elegance by Diego Fernandez

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Diego Fernandez is a digital artist and illustrator based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, whose technical and creative mastery of the digital medium is as impressive as it is viscerally appealing.  His detailed depictions of ethereal women are breathtaking in their precision and natural grace, reminiscent of the angelic profiles of Renaissance beauties in their refinement and comeliness.  Fernandez's work has been featured in Catapult Art Magazine, Laminate, and Exposé 11, among other publications.

Os Gemeos repaints roof in San Francisco

Street Art // Sunday, September 22, 2013
Many years ago, the Brazilian twin art duo, Os Gemeos, painted this exact roof above the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco. It was an impressive piece, but upon their recent return to San Francisco, the two decided to revamp with something new.