Trailer: Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
We had heard this film was in production, but forgot about it until yesterday when we saw a new trailer for Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo." Looks like the French filmmaker is back to creating the more whimisical, creative, and surreal fantasy worlds of some of his best films (Eternal Sunshine, Science of Sleep). Remember when we did a photoshoot with our Petit Gondry a few years back to coincide with our interview with Grand Gondry? That was fun. Now watch the trailer... 

Psychedelia by Mati Klarwein

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
What a way to wake up on this sunny Northern California morning... nothing says sunshine like some Hamburg, Germany-born psychedelia by Mati Klarwein. From his site, it mentions: "was born in Hamburg on the 9th of April 1932, to a Jewish architect father from Polish origins, and a German opera singer mother." The art genes worked out. More on his site. 

3D Drawings by Muhammad Ejleh

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Syrian artist Muhammad Ejleh has been spending his personal time while studying architectural design to work on his 3D drawings. Using only a sketchpad and pencils, the 20-year-old-student manages to make his characters and architecture pop out of the page.

Apparently The Dude Also Takes Photographs

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Aside from acting and writing books, the dude also takes photographs. Jeff Bridges gives us a unique view into the world he grew up in and from a perspective we rarely get to see: from an actor on set. Bridges uses a Widelux camera for most of the images because he says that it is the closest to what the human eye can see. "I think I have a perspective that not many people have. And I get to take advantage of all the strange sources of light on set."

Vintage Safety Posters from the Netherlands

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
We love some good vintage graphic design here at Juxtapoz, a few weeks ago we posted a collection of Japanese advertisements from the 60s and 70s. This morning we take a look at some vintage safety posters from the Netherlands...

Masking Tape Street Art by Buff Dis

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Australian artist Buff Dis takes to the street with his "non-destructive" graffiti, aka masking tape. 

"MOLLY’S NOT A HIPSTER": MIGUEL PAREDES & KYLE WILLIAM HARPER @ Known Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
New York native and Miami resident Miguel Paredes is a prolific visual artist who continues to create amazing work inspired by his urban experience, whether it’s in New York City, South Beach, or Los Angeles. Miguel grew up with pop art - anime, Batman & Robin, and Warhol - and began painting trains in the late 1970s during the peak of New York City’s graf- fiti explosion. A master of many mediums, today Miguel brings them all out in one painting, creating very bright, friendly, and in your face artwork that speaks to new and old generations of collectors and art aficionados.

Fujiko Nakaya's Fog Bridge Installation @ The Exploratorium, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
If you can't wait until summertime on the Golden Gate in San Francisco, Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya has built one of her famous fog installations at the Exploratorium between Pier 15 and Pier 17. 800 high-pressure nozzles cover a 160-foot bridge in fog/mist that visitors can walk through. We suggest you make a nighttime visit, as the lights add a surreal atmosphere to the installation.

Magazine: Mark Ryden and The Odd Future Frontman Become Friends

Music // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"It seemed like the unlikeliest of requests. In the summer of 2012, hip-hop collective Odd Future seized international attention across music and fashion publications, both for their brash attitude and a contemporary skate aesthetic, taking the world by storm. The last thing that would cross your mind was that Tyler, the Creator, the unrivaled leader of OF, would like to get in contact with Mark Ryden, the artists renowned for his Pop Surreal paintings..." - May 2013 Issue of Juxtapoz Magazine

"Vanguard" Group Show @ Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Thinkspace is pleased to present 'Vanguard', opening on May 4, 2013, an exciting group exhibition of new works by the gallery’s established artists, and by recent additions to its roster. This special exhibition will provide a curated glimpse into the New Contemporary Art Movement with a dynamic selection of artwork representing the diverse range of its artists and their practices. These artists are unified by the shared intent to create exceptional artwork that speaks relevantly to contemporary culture.

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