Converse Wall to Wall Hong Kong: Alex Hornest

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
This past week, Juxtapoz took a trip to Hong Kong to both celebrate the inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong art fair, as well as spend time with the Converse team and their curated guest list of artists for their Wall to Wall Hong Kong project. Over the past few years, Converse has worked with artists from around the world to create over twenty Wall to Wall projects throughout Europe and North America. For Hong Kong, Converse brought artists from Berlin, China, Brazil, and France to complete the project. Today, we look at Brazil-born, Alex Hornest.

Preview: Wendell McShine "Raccoon's Law" @ FIFTY24SF, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Trinidadian artist Wendell McShine is about to open a new show at FIFTY24SF Gallery in San Francisco, and our team at Juxtapoz Latin America just posted a preview.  "Racoon's Law" opens this Saturday June 1,  and our friend Shine sent us a few words about his inspiration for this show: "The raccoon reminds you to take a look inward in the mask holder, within a delicate balance between giving and receiving. Dramatically dusty charcoal drawings captivate a whimsical fantasy of control and freedom that endures beyond imagination. "

Beastie Boys Interactive Tablet Edition + New Subscription Deals

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
If you own an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch we recommend you check out Juxtapoz magazine as an enhanced tablet edition! We are also offering new subscription deals that include a Free BONUS issue or Free Juxtapoz New Contemporary Book.

Mario Wagner: Process for "Memory Palace" @ Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
This summer, the V&A will be staging a multi-dimensional exhibition experience, Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace, presenting an original work of fiction by author Hari Kunzru, transformed into a walk-in story by leading graphic designers, typographers and illustrators. Juxtapoz featured artist, Mario Wagner, is one of the artists involved, and let us into the process of making his piece for the Memory Palace show. 

Tom Eckert's Wooden Sculptures Don't Look Like Wood

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert begins with basswood, linden, or line wood and patiently carves and paints each piece to resemble realistic looking still lifes. "Forms carved to suggest cloth recur in many of my pieces...Covered forms are often more evocative - with a sense of mystery absent from the uncovered object by itself. We would love to see these in person.

Simon Casson's Collage-like Paintings

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
We are diggin the paintings of British artist Simon Casson this morning. His casual, yet formal style incorporates a randomness that somehow all comes together to form a pretty amazing overall piece.

Paintings by Glenn Brown

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
We have posted the paintings of the very talented Glenn Brown before. Looking to the neo-classical and Renaissance masters for inspiration, Glenn's broad paint strokes are incredibly intricate and the paintings are often surreal and nightmare-like.

Books: "Republic" by Ren Hang

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A few weeks ago we featured the photographs of Chinese artist Ren Hang. The controversial photographer, whose work is banned throughout most of his native country, has a new book entitled Republic for sale. Le Journal de la Photographie had a short conversation with the artist about his new book, providing us with some wonderful thoughts on censorship and nudity.

Installations by Jacob Hashimoto

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Jacob Hashimoto likes kites. We assume. Many of his installations involve thousands of white kite-like circular and hanging parts handmade from fabric glued to bamboo frames. Often suspended from the ceiling, the thousands of fans form a collective cloud throughout the room (one of the installations even features clouds painted on the fabric).

What's The Time?: Craola on the Beastie Boys

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 28, 2013
All month, we have been asking artists what their favorite Beastie Boys' memories are in conjunction with our June 2013 Beastie Boy issue. Today, we ask former cover artist, Greg "Craola" Simkins.  "When I was a young kid, I had to hide my Licensed to Ill cassette and me and my buddies would listen to turned down to a whisper. Flash forward years later and a vinyl version of 'Same Old Bullshit' fell in my hands and 'Egg Raid on Mojo' screamed into my already Descendents/ FYP/Jawbreaker obsessed mind and I couldn't believe it was the same band..."

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