Volta NY: A Walk-Through

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
A long week of art happenings has just concluded in NYC, with The Armory Show being at centerstage. But take a cab ride down to SoHo, and you found yourself at Volta NY, a fair that focused on solo projects from artists represented by galleries from around the world.

Mapmaker by Trevor Naud

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
We are enjoying the work of Detroit-based artist and Astrologer Trevor Naud. These particular pieces are from a box of 28 images entitled Mapmaker.

Collages by Mathilde Aubier

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of French artist Mathilde Aubier. Mathilde uses newspaper, vintage photos, and muted colors to create these neat collates. She uses her graphic design and illustration skills in the professional world as part of Ma + Chr design studio.

Four Sculptures Represent the Seasons @ New York Botanical Gardens

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Four different sculptures representing the four seasons are currently on display at The New York Botanical Gardens between May 18th and October 27th, 2013. The 15-foot-tall sculptures by artist Philip Haas have all been built with material that is native to each season. 

The Sparkling Geometric Table by John Foster

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
We love this table by Minneapolis-based artist John Foster. Built from colorful geometric shapes, the piece reflects a sparkling, prism-like light across the room. 

"A Tribute to Heather," Compositions Created From Old GIFS by Evan Roth

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Using Animated Gifs that have remained online and unchanged since 1999, A Tribute to Heather is a collection of One Gif Compositions created from single gifs found on Heather's Animations by fromer Juxtapoz feature, Evan Roth.

Punched, Stomped, and Crushed Model Buildings by Erwin Wurm

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Austrian artist Erwin Wurm punches, crushes, and kicks clay models of known and unknown buildings. The pieces, part of an exhibition entitled Wittgensteinian Wittgensteinian Grammar of Physical Education at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in France, are then cast in bronze, acrylic, and polyester and some are even coated in sliver or gold-plating.

The Armory Show 2013: Pace Prints @ Modern Fair

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 10, 2013
One of our favorite booths from the entire weekend of fairs in NYC was the Pace Prints booth at The Armory Show's Modern Fair. Pace featured works from Keith Haring, Wangechi Mutu, Shepard Fairey, Erik Parker, Ryan McGinness, Yoshitomo Nara, Hockney, and Chuck Close.

Silver Dollars...

Graffiti // Sunday, March 10, 2013
  We don’t know whose collection this is or if it’s intended for something specific, but what a good idea for collecting graffiti signatures. We got Ojae, False, Mize, Cinik, Zephyr, Kuma, Curve, and Lions. Not a bad New York lineup.

Kader Attia's Mirrored Tombstones

Street Art // Sunday, March 10, 2013
  “From a distance the mirrors shine brightly but the closer you get the less attractive they become because they reflect reality,” says Parisian artist, Kader Attia, speaking on the series “Holy Land”. The environment altering installations of mirrored tombstones have been displayed in two locations, one on the Canary Islands and the other in the countryside of Tucson. Attia’s Interest lies in the conflict of identity, specifically cultural backgrounds and ethnicity.