Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
When English painter Bridget Riley, one of the foremost exponents of Op Art and geometric abstraction, first began to paint the black and white works for which she is best known, they were said to induce sensation in viewers as varied as seasick and sky diving. "I couldn't get near what I wanted through seeing, recognizing and recreating, so I stood the problem on its head...
Illustration // Sunday, February 23, 2014
Hell’O Monsters collective emerged in the late 1990s as a result of the meeting between Jerôme Meynen, François Dieltiens and Antoine Detaille. They quickly left behind wall art, graffiti letters and spray paint in favour of paper, characters, ink drawings and paint, moving on to sculpture, installations and wall drawing...
Photography // Sunday, February 23, 2014
The exhibition "Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited" is currently on display at the Galerie Rudolfinum in the Czech Republic and the roster of photographers is impressive.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 22, 2014
Bringing the heat per usual, London based ROID and INSA turned POW! POW! Hawaii out this year by creating this larger than life animation of the wall they painted. Having to paint, and re-paint the large scale piece in Oahu's Honolulu, the duo put together this mind melting bit of GIF-ITI in their signature styles and palettes for you to watch on repeat x 1000.
Illustration // Saturday, February 22, 2014
It was a big month out in Oahu this February, as the annual Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 came together. With artists coming in from all over the globe to paint in the streets of Honolulu, we were fortunate enough to be able to take part in the action. With a massive collaboration on a 151ft. long wall, artists Hannah Stouffer and Andrew Schultz, both now reigning from Los Angeles, CA ...
Illustration // Friday, February 21, 2014
The photorealistic painting of the Dutch artist Jantina Peperkamp emit a soft and exquisite light with an incredible precision, while the viewers can read a certain loneliness and desolation in it. The final result is established by the energy that arises between the artist and her model, as the artist functions as observer and as identifier. Because Jantina Peperkamp considers all her paintings as self-portraits, and it is very important for the painter to recognize herself in her models.
Photography // Friday, February 21, 2014
To promote Roger Ballen’s upcoming book Asylum of the Birds being published by Thames & Hudson in April, this short video was created and it will certainly leave you in anticipation for its release. Ballen’s extensive and iconic photography work has spanned several decades, gaining a broader exposure globally in his collaboration with Die Antwoord music videos.
Graffiti // Friday, February 21, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 21, 2014
Juxtapoz was very fortunate to get to spend time with Sarah Cain and run a print feature of her work in the December 2011 issue, and we have been following her ascent into the fine art word for years. Having showed at institutions like SFMOMA and the Orange County Museum of Art, Cain's new work at Galerie Lelong is some of our favorite to date. Abstraction fixed into structured installation preparation... a really stunning show we can't wait to see in person.