Video: Menace Beach

Street Art // Saturday, August 17, 2013
The Berlin artist duo, Low Bros with assistance fromTobias Wüstefeld, have made this shredding video with animation entitled “Menace Beach” in homage to the birth of skateboarding. “Instead of re-hashing the past, the Low Bros are trying to re-capture the attitude and feeling of those early skate-innovators together through a multi-media film that references the different eras and influences of skate history.” Skaters on old school boards with futuristic masks; a good watch to get you motivated to hit your board.

The Photography of Florian Imgrund

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 17, 2013
A nice set of double exposures from photographer Florian Imgrund, who says of his work: "After I got my first analog camera in summer of 2010 I started shooting more and more. This growing portfolio is the result of my passion. All of these photographs are captured on film, self developed and without any computer manipulation..."

An Update with Omens

Graffiti // Saturday, August 17, 2013
With arrows going ever which way and extra thin outlines on some chunky letters, Omens has painting some interesting pieces lately. Check out some of his newest work.

John Van Hamersveld: Prints from 1965 - Present @ .T.F.R. Gallery, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 16, 2013
Tonight, .T.F.R. Gallery in San Diego is opening John Van Hamersveld: Prints from 1965 - Present, a solo-exhibition of framed prints from the renowned and prolific graphic artist. Hamersveld has been producing images that have defined the visual representation of surf and rock ‘n’ roll culture for over 50 years. Starting off his career with the immensely successful movie poster for The Endless Summer in 1966, Van Hamersveld’s influence on the world of graphic images was immediately profound. From there he moved on to produce over 300 album covers!

Aki Miyajima's Rendered Beauties

Illustration // Friday, August 16, 2013
Aki Miyajima is an artist and illustrator living in Tokyo, Japan with a light and delicate feminine style. Her series of drawn ladies merging with flaura, fauna and a touch of the animal kingdom is by far her most minimal and simple work, but the intricacy and palette in these works are beautiful and effective.

Living Walls 2013 - Part 3

Street Art // Friday, August 16, 2013
The sun now completely covered by grey clouds has given us some much desired cool down time on our third day here in Atlanta for the Living Walls Conference. After last nights block party in the Edgewood neighborhood where a large crowd congregated in front of Roti’s wall for a hazy late night of celebration in the streets, we wouldn’t be surprised if everyone had a more sluggish start than usual today. 

Bat For Lashes by Neil Krug

Music // Friday, August 16, 2013
Two of our favorite artists, working together; musician Bat For Lashes and visual artist/photographer Neil Krug teamed up for a series of 4 shots, featuring Krug's singnature psychedelic, analog, desert style and Bat For Lashes' unique fashion looks.

Celebrating Psychedelic and Pop Art in Album Covers

Music // Friday, August 16, 2013
This morning we take a look at some of our favorite covers from "Groove Is In the Art," an archive celebrating "an era when psychadelic graphics and pop art met the mainstream on instrumental and classical album covers in an explosion of line art and color." 

Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings by John Franzen

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 16, 2013
When working on what he calls morphogenetic freehand drawings, German artist John Franzen starts with begins with one straight line and then one by one another right next to it. Over time, the tiny, inevitable imperfections in his otherwise straight freehand lines become amplified as he continues to add them. The series and project is called "One Line One Breath." Watch a video after the jump...

Paintings by Léopold Rabus

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 16, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Swiss artist Leopold Rabus. The figures in Rabus' work are very often gruesome, awkward, a little crazy and darkly humorous. They are reconfigurations and caricatures of people from his neighborhood and life in Neuchatel.  

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