Ai Weiwei For The SK8Room

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 27, 2013
We've seen the likes of ROA and Andy Hope 1930 team up with The Sk8room. Recently added to the roster was Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who you might remember from when he received international attention regarding his wrongful imprisonment. Weiwei created three different designs for The Sk8Room and they're now available for about $400USD. Each deck is hand numbered, signed, and limited to an edition of 150 pieces.

Hugh Langis Illustration

Illustration // Friday, September 27, 2013
Hugh Langisis an illustrator living in Toronto, Canada. He is also an Art Director & Partner at Half/Hunter. 'Sketching plays a big role in my art. It spurs me into a state of spontaneity while drawing. It’s the “anything goes” stage, where I write down as many bad ideas as possible, letting trial and error play out on the page...'    

Engravings and Collages by Paula Braconnot

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 27, 2013
This morning we take a look at these incredibly detailed engravings and collages by Paula Braconnot. "The collages act as conduits, allowing precise themes such as time, the cold beauty of death and irrepressible life to come to the fore."

Update: Pain, Sorrow and Lee Jin Ju

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 27, 2013
Born in Busan, Lee Jin Ju graduated from the Hongik University Department of Oriental Painting and completed a master’s course at its graduate school. Lee depicts dreamy psychological scenes triggered by emotion and memory of pain, sorrow, and negativity in highly complex painted and illustrated works.

Roti x Kislow for GogolFest

Street Art // Friday, September 27, 2013
Every year, Kiev, Ukraine holds a multidisciplinary international festival dubbed Gogolfest, named after the famed writer, Nikolai Gogol. Participating this time around is Parisian artist, Roti, and local Ukranian artist, Kislow, who collaborated on the following massive monochrome wall.

Fabian Oefner's Magnetic Watercolor Photographs

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 27, 2013
Earlier this year we showed Fabian Oefner's vibrant series of high speed photographs of spinning paint. This morning we are taking a look at some of this other projects including his equally vibrant Millefiori series where he uses a magnetic solution called ferrofluid mixed with watercolors. The iron particles of the substance form black channels separating watercolors from the ferrofluid...

Rajni Perera's Archeology

Erotica // Friday, September 27, 2013
Rajni Perera is 'a Toronto-based artist whose work floats in the space between Western and Immigrant culture. Blending the visual languages of ethnography, archeology, astronomy and the indexical sciences, the work becomes a record of impossible discoveries and mythical creations.'

The Work of Morgan Davidson

Illustration // Thursday, September 26, 2013
Insanley gorgeous, rendered realism in super-saturated hues from the talented hand of Morgan Davidson. Working primarily in colored pencil, the work of Davidson just blew us away.

Juxtapoz Presents: Scott Greenwalt

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 26, 2013
Earlier this year, we published a new book in our ongoing series, New Contemporary, that focuses on painters that both define and help evolve our coverage of painting through our 20 years of publishing. One of the artists that we were most proud to showcase was Scott Greenwalt, an Oakland, California based artist that combines both the natural and the metaphysical, creating a new brand of psychedelic arts with originality and amazing painting chops. We stopped by his studio to get a better glimpse at his work ethic, his plants, and his neighbors. 

Jonas Wood: New Works @ Anton Kern Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 26, 2013
I confess, I'm a huge fan of Jonas Wood's paintings. I was first attracted to his life-sized reporductions of obscure baseball cards, but became even more fascinated by his unique and original take on still-lifes, portraits, and paintings of what appears to be average suburban living rooms. Simply put, Wood does the everyday in a very beautiful way. This month, Wood opened his fourth solo show at Anton Kern Gallery in NYC, featuring portraits of friends, tennis, news rooms, pets, and rooms. 

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