"Higher Planes" @ The Tate Gallery, Sydney

Street Art // Monday, August 19, 2013
This Wednesday, August 21st “Higher Planes” will open featuring new paintings and sculptures by Shida at The Tate Gallery in Sydney, Australia. “Arabesque figures coil amidst deciduous branches, as fluid, mountainous panoramas reflect Shida's painterly dynamism. Through Higher Planes, Shida continues to experiment with visual space and landscape painting. Contrasting his traditionally fluorescent palette with phthalo blues, Shida uses layered brushstrokes to create shuffling, otherworldly scenes.”

Juxtapoz Presents: Skinner @ Outside Lands, 2013

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
We have shown you a bunch of footage from our time and curation at the 2013 Outside Lands Music & Art Festival held in San Francisco in early August, but today we have a more things to showcase. One, contributing photographer Chloe Rice took a bunch of beautiful photos of the various sights, styles, and artists working at the festival with the Juxtapoz team. And second, Skinner provides us a guideline of how to attend a music festival. A speech for all festivals.... 

Nychos and DXTR in Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
Our friend and contributor, Henrik Haven, just passed along photos from a street festival in Copenhagen, Galore 2013, that featured new wall works from Nychos and DXTR, as well as other standout European street artists. Today, we show you the collaboratve works of one of our favorities, Nychos, and another artist on our radar, DXTR. 

Intricate Paper Sculptures Rogan Brown

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
Drawing inspiration from natural organic forms, Rogan Brown looks for "patterns and repeated motifs that run through natural phenomena at different scales." Each piece involves a labor-intesive process creating thousands of hand-cut slices. "The finished artefact is really only the ghostly fossilized vestige of this slow, long process of realisation."

Tony Orrico's Penwald Drawings

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
Tony Orrico's Penwald Drawings are a series of bilateral drawings in which he explores the use of his body as a tool of measturement to inscribe geometries through movement. His choreographic gestures derive from the limitation of (or spontaneous navigating within) the sphere of his outstretched arms. Watch a video after the jump...

"The Liquid Serpent," Photographs by Nicolas Janowski

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
We love this series of photographs entitled The Liquid Serpent, from Argentinean photographer Nicolas Janowski. Nicolas describes the Amazon, where the photographs were taken, as "neither man nor animal. She is nature's hybrid. Mirrors of man's contradictions, of a world to which she belongs and yet remains distant. The Amazon bears forth over-stimulated cities pervaded by a savage force, which exist simultaneously as survival mechanisms...

Paintings by Micah Ganske

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
This morning we take a look at Micah Ganske's current body of work, "Tomorrow Land." "The images start with the simple juxtaposition of large shadows over arial views of depressed and abandoned locations." These shadows are things that symbolize, what the artist refers to as, "Aspirational Technology" and represent "the progress of our technological civilization and the glory which a high-technology future would bring."  

Collaged Flowerscapes by Anne Ten Donkelaar

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 19, 2013
Using both pressed flowers and printed paper floral elements, Netherlands-based artist Anne Ten Donkelaar constructs three-dimensional collages of intertwining, overlapping, and delicately placed vegetation. 

Sunday Practice Sesh...

Graffiti // Sunday, August 18, 2013
On this Sunday, you could spend your day hitting the tennis ball too yourself against a wall that False (Fool) and Pear had previously practiced on. It’s you choice, but this guy is already a step ahead.

The Art of Noah Frase

Illustration // Saturday, August 17, 2013
Noah Frase's frenetic illustrations are cluttered with linework as if he is racing himself to get as much on the page as possible. These dense, textured images of places and figures express a kind of figurative debris, the material output of human lives clashing in history and time. Frase received a BFA from RISD in 2011. 

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