Interview: Freddie Fraser Forsyth of Topsafe London

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
As the publication between design agency Topsafe London and superblog 'HurtYouBad', Concealed Intentions brings us its debut issue with the intention of becoming the first magazine to focus on street culture without the obvious presence of graffiti. With feature content highlighting international icons, Horfe, Roid, Stephen Schuster, Gary Warnett, Sean Vegezzi, Smart Crew and sprinkles of nudity, explosions and a few surprises, their collaboration into the world of print is coming out swinging. We speak with director and founder, Freddie Fraser Forsyth, about the new publication.

Drawings and Prints by Lee Bontecou

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of American sculptor and printmaker Lee Bontecou. Lee mainly focused on sculpture at first but after the 1960s she began restricting herself largely to drawing and printmaking.

"Under My Skin: Nudes in Contemporary Photography" @ Flowers Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
Mona Kuhn is curating a show entitled Under My Skin: Nudes in Contemporary Photography at Flowers Gallery in New York City opening June 20th. THe exhibition is a selection of works created mostly in the last five years reflecting how we are currently representing the nude through photography. In an interview with Le Journal de Photographie, Mona states, "It is a fascinating subject to me. Trends in art come and go, but the Nude remains a canon of high art, like a shadow we cannot jump away from..."

Paintings by Emily Burns

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings of artist Emily Burns this morning. Emily is based out of LEmont, Pennsylvania and NYC!

Butter and Other Food Sculptures by Jim Victor and Marie Pelton

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
Before we watched the movie Butter a few weeks ago we had no idea that butter and food sculpture was even really a thing. Jim Victor and his wife Marie Pelton travel the country as a duo carving and sculplting everything from chocolate to Kraft cheese, butter, and Subway sandwiches. We are entertained.

Maciek Janicki's Paper City

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 17, 2013
Artist Maciek Janicki carefully constructed this paper city, including the highlights and shadows. The video after the jump offers you a tour through the paper skyscrapers, roads, and landscape!

Charles Burns "Cover Portraits for The Believer, 2003-2013" @ Adam Baumgold Gallery,

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 16, 2013
One of our favorite artists, honored for his work with one of our favorite magazines ever. Adam Baumgold Gallery presents an exhibition of portraits by Charles Burns that were published on the cover of The Believer magazine between 2003 and 2013. Using ink on paper in a strict 6 by 6 inch format, Burns creates endless variations of texture, lighting, and composition.

David Benjamin Sherry: Wonderful Land

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 16, 2013
From David Benjamin Sherry's exhibition, Wonderful Land, at OHWOW earlier this year: With this [series], Sherry presents a new series of analog photographs taken over the course of several months while he travelled through the Western and Southwestern states, recording scenes of the American landscape, in exceptional detail.

An Update with Home

Graffiti // Sunday, June 16, 2013
Somewhere in the realm of strange abstraction, Home’s newest work combines an assortment of elements but still contains letters. Here are four new walls the artist recently painted.

Roa in Progress at Montreal's Mural Festival

Street Art // Sunday, June 16, 2013
The city of Montreal is going to see a significant amount of art popping up on walls around town as the first ever Mural Festival is currently underway.  The event includes over 20 local and international artists goes through the weekend, with wall being painted predominantly in the Boulevard St-Laurent area. Roa has already spent a few days painting his wall and we can’t wait to see the finished product. Other artists that will be offering their mural services will be Escif, Pixel Pancho, Phlegm, Other, Labrona, Jason Botkin and many more.

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