#Sandy @ Foley Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Tonight, Monday 19th, Foley Gallery presents #SANDY, a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts featuring iPhone photographs by renowned contemporary photographers. 100% of the revenue will be donated to Ocuppy Sandy and Alison Thompson's Rockaway Relief center run by Third Wave. If you are in New York, please come by and support this noble initiative!

Spilling Books at the 2012 Paper Biennial by Alicia Martin

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Spanish artist Alicia Martin just finished this awesome public art installation at the 2012 Paper Biennial at the Meermanno Museum in The Netherlands, where she transformed thousands of books into a spilling structure from an apartment window. If only we were all so literary that we had books pouring from our homes.

The Work of Dan Mountford

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Dan Mountford is a twenty one year old Multidisciplinary freelance designer & graphic design student living/studying in Brighton, England. Dan works predominantly in photography, illustration, editorial and motion design.

The Works of Lucas de Alcântara

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Lucas de Alcântara is an illustrator working out of Divinópol, Brazil. His solemn watercolor paintings, with their beautiful marbled colors and quiet figures, are both  emotive and immersive, sucking a viewer into the characters and scenes that populate his mind.

Jade Back At It

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, is back again with another new mural in Lima, Peru. The artist painted a character popping out of some green liquid with colorful pennants flags above. Apparently, this location will be the home of a friends new business.

Nudes by Antoine de Villiers

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
South Africa-born Antoine de Villiers creates stark, stripped down oil paintings of nude subjects. In her own words: 'Nude figure studies are certainly one of my most preferred themes. To me, there is nothing more honest and serene. Every single figurative piece I create, I attempt to approach with the highest respect for the human form.'

Opening: Timothy Karpinski and Brooke Weeber @ Compound, Portland

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Portland illustrators Timothy Karpinski and Brooke Weeber just opened their newest show "The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up" at Compound Gallery. Their brightly colored, graphic illustrations (and installations) feel both nostalgic and immersive, and we wish we were in Portland to see the show in person! But for now, we have a few pictures to whet your palette.  

Navy8 x False

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Some good looking pieces courtesy of Navy8 and False on the side of a semi trailer truck.

Herb Williams' Tree of 75,000 Crayons

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Herb Williams is known as a master crayon artist, and he is now the maker of a 75,000 crayon tree at the Nashville International Airport. Created through the Art in the Airport program, is over 7 feet tall and 15 long. A spectrum is covered, that is for sure. 

The Dark, Iconic Anatomy of Dino Valls

Erotica // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Dino Valls is a Spanish painter born in 1959 in Zaragoza. Since 1988, he has lived and worked in Madrid. Building on a childhood passion for drawing, Valls taught himself to paint in oils beginning in 1975. After completing his degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1982, Valls devoted himself full-time to the profession of painting. As one of the Spanish representatives of the vanguard of figurative art, Valls' work displays the strong influence of past masters and their studies of the human being...

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