Rocío Cañero Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, September 14, 2013
Rocío Cañero's artwork is nasty-slick-amazing and we love it. Born and raised in Madrid, Cañero grew up around graffiti, skateboarding and crews, and her artistic career actually began in photography. It's not hard to see how the urban street aesthetic has influenced her work.

Characters by HuskMitNavn

Street Art // Saturday, September 14, 2013
HuskmitNavn’s quirky and easily recognizable characters continue to occupy space in the streets of Copenhagen. It’s been a while since we caught up with the Danish artist, so here is a selection of his newer cast of animated weirdos.

Video: Montana Versus Project - Wild Boys Vs. Verde Mojito

Graffiti // Saturday, September 14, 2013
To promote a range of new spray paint colors, Montana has been enlisting writers from around the globe to test each color, using solely one color for their pieces. For this round, Italian writers, Opium and Zeus, test out Verde Mojito, paired to the visuals from “The Jungle Book.”

Ropes and Nests from Huguette Despault May

Illustration // Friday, September 13, 2013
Huguette Despault May holds Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts University.  Earlier, she had studied at the Schuler School of Fine Arts (a classical atelier in Baltimore) and also received an Associate of Arts in Photography with honors from Dundalk Community College, Baltimore, Maryland. 

Judith Supine & Alia Shawkat @ Known Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Known Gallery is proud to present Thanks for Nothing, an exhibition featuring new works by American artists and former Juxtapoz featured aritsts, respectively, Judith Supine and Alia Shawkat. The show is curated by Naheed Simjee. The exhibition will unveil more than eighty original miniatures by Judith Supine alongside six large-scale paintings. Constructed on a base of lottery scratch cards and Newport cigarette boxes, the mini collages are portraits of contemporary American society. 

Kukula and Amy Sol @ Corey Helford Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
The Corey Helford Gallery, located in the heart of the Culver City arts district, has two new shows opening Saturday, September 14th. Nataly (Kukula) Abramovitch and Amy Sol will have shows up until October 19, 2013.

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: GREAT

Graffiti // Friday, September 13, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Great.

Oliver Jeffers "Nothing To See Here" @ Lazarides Rathbone, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Lazarides Rathbone welcomes Brooklyn based artist Oliver Jeffers for his first London exhibition, Nothing To See Here. This September Jeffers will present a new series of works, which both question and observe modern life and its many conundrums. Referencing familiar 18th and 19th century European landscape and still-life painting, the artist investigates, via themes of censorship and ignorance, the notion that knowledge is power. 

Miss Van x Limbo Family Studio "TwinRainbowHair" Collection

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Miss Van recently teamed up Limbo Family Studio for a full fashion collection, Twin Rainbow Hair. To announce the line, Miss Van and Limbo created a film with Landy described as "an experiment inspired by Miss Van’s most recent art series, combinations of colours, movements and reflections, with musical compositions by the Catalan artist Internet2 as the soundtrack." Watch, and buy, after the jump...

The Work of David Jien

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Based in Los Angeles, CA, David Jien received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in 2009. As a first generation Taiwanese-American, a veteran tagger who spent time in jail, and a recent art school graduate, Jien utilizes the unique facts and experiences of his life as raw material for the fantastic stories and characters that are represented in his work.

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