Olly Moss's Optical Illusions

Illustration // Friday, April 05, 2013
The first time I remember thinking to myself, “oh, wow, this guy is so good” about Olly Moss is when he posted his “Evolver” illustration, a play on the Beatles’s “Revolver” album cover.  It was so good.  I was a fan of his work before but that really put him on another level for me.  

Faith Ringgold @ ACA Galleries

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
A collection of Faith Ringgold's early paintings and quilts will be on view at ACA Galleries in New York until April 27th. In addition to her iconic story quilts, paintings from two earlier series American People (1962-1967) and Black Light (1967-1969) will be included in the exhibition.

Cannon Dill: 'Heavy Water' @ LeQuiVive, Oakland

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
LeQuiVive Gallery in Oakland, CA is presenting an exhibition by artist Cannon Dill titled Heavy Water. Cannon's dual conflict of man and nature remains evident as he works in the classic wood grain, rustic, fine line detail of work. At first glance, Heavy Water becomes the feeling of the pinnacle, folksy storytelling from Cannon, leaving the title of the show to stand for the organs produced. The show opens today, April 5th at 7pm.

Unit44 x Canal Mills Present a new mural by Phlegm

Street Art // Friday, April 05, 2013
Sheffield-based illustrator and muralist, Phlegm’s most recent project is an indoor mural at Canal Mills, which serves as a multi-arts venue in Leeds, England. The permanent piece is a living visual narrative that incorporates the historic elements of the Canal Mills. The artist’s signature characters are once again seen working on some sort of elaborate not-of-this-world machinery that is made up of a number of planets. 

Phone Booth Art in São Paulo, Brazil

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
A telephone company in São Paulo, Brazil comissioned 100 artists to piant 100 public telephones. We didn't realize people still used public telephones, but either way it's a great idea!

Vietnam's Fire-Breathing Dragon Bridge

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
Da Nang City in Vietnam just opened a new fire-breathing dragon bridge to six lanes of traffic and two sidewalks. The steel arch bridge weighs 1,000 tons and is the now the biggest in the world! Aside from being able to spew fire and water from it's mouth, the bridge is also outfitted with 15,000 LED lights that brilliantly change colors!  

'The Hyena and Other Men,' and other Photographs by Pieter Hugo

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
South African photographer Pieter Hugo's series The Hyena and Other Men, photographs of animal wranglers in Lagos, Nigeria have recieved 'varying reactions from people - inquisitivieness, disbelief and repulsion.' While some were fascinated other saw marketing potentials with the men, while animal-rights groups wanted to intervene...

Ryan Mcginley's "Blue Falling" ON THE HIGH LINE BILLBOARD, NYC

Street Art // Thursday, April 04, 2013
Wait, is that an Apple Ad? The 25-by-75-foot billboard located in a parking lot next to the High Line Park in New York has hosted an all-star list of artists including Joel Sternfeld, John Baldessari, David Shrigley, Elad Lassry, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of Toilet Paper, and others since its inception in December 2011. Now photographer, Ryan Mcginley, joins this list as the most recent artist to have their work shown on the massive canvas. 

Opening: Kenny Scharf "Kolors" @ Paul Kasmin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 04, 2013
We are in NYC right now for the opening of Kenny Scharf's Kolors at Paul Kasmin Gallery, tonight April 4. (We haven't mentioned this yet, but Kenny's the cover artist for the new May 2013 issue). He wil unveil a new body of work plus a series of sculpture works.

Soey Milk's Beautiful Dance

Illustration // Thursday, April 04, 2013
Soey Milk’s work is some of the most stunning artwork I’ve ever seen.  It’s expressive, surreal, gorgeous and full of life’s mysteries.  Soey herself is just the same, full of energy and always working.  What she presents with her finished work is profound and elegant... 

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