Valerie van der Graaf for Lovecat

Erotica // Saturday, March 16, 2013
Behind the lens of photographer Pierre Dal Corso, Valerie van der Graaf goes full-on Sex Kitten for Lovecat's bombshell issue, a nod to classic films like And God Created Women and La Dolce Vita. Van der Graff channels the likes of Brigitte Bardot and Anita Ekberg, capturing an iconically retro aesthetic with the unmistakeable edge of contemporary sexuality. .

Horfe: Imaginarium w/ Topsafe London

Graffiti // Saturday, March 16, 2013
Horfe’s exhibition, Imaginarium, presented by Topsafe, recently opened at a pop-up space at 4 Wilkes St. in London. From the photos, it looks like the French artist brought his per usual A game. A variety of drawing, paintings, and 3-d pieces are on display and if you’re in the area you have until March 23 to check it out.

Crash paints Bowery & Houston Wall

Street Art // Saturday, March 16, 2013
  The Bowery Wall in New York has been seeing a lot of paint in the last week. The short-lived 70th birthday wall for Martha Cooper has been followed up by the work of Crash a.k.a. John Matos, who completed the wall in just two days. A very large Popeye can now be seen greeting commuters on Houston and Bowery.

Food Art by Hong Yi

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 16, 2013
Malaysian artist Hong Yi likes to play with her food. In her 31 days of creativity with food' project, she has created a grated carrot tiger, polar bears on an ice-cream iceberg, and a Campbell’s soup can made from mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup and oyster sauce.

Illustrations by Dmitry Ligay

Illustration // Saturday, March 16, 2013
Dmitry Ligay was born in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) in 1986, the young illustrator never attended any art classes but had always drawn from an early age. His unique style and imaginative, story-telling work began with his love of comic books. Each illustration Dmitry creates is an experiment and has caught the eye of brands such as GQ, Men's Health...

KAWS X OriginalFake 2013 Astro Boy Companion

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 16, 2013
  Following KAWS' release of his color interpretation of the iconic manga robot last year, he has collaborated with OriginalFake in the release of this Astro Boy Companion in Grey. The figure honors the Osamu Tezuka-created character's original appearance. The Companion will be released at KAWSONE on March 16th.    

"Pulsate," an Installation by Lily Jencks and Nathanael Dorent

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 16, 2013
  Commissioned by Capitol Designer Studio to create a pop-up installation in Primrose Hill showing people what's possible using porcelain tile, Lily Jencks and Nathanael Dorent built this incredible piece.

Pierre Dal Corso Photography

Erotica // Saturday, March 16, 2013
Pierre Dal Corso is well known for photographing nude, beautiful women, so Pierre's latest shoot with Marianna Romanelli was a perfect match. "I’m not an artist or feminist or psychologist but, as much as I can, I try to give a positive image of my model. I love them proud and sexy. There are so many degrading pictures in general and especially women imagery in fashion. I can’t do that...

Mike Brodie "A Period of Juvenile Prosperity" Book Launch + Signing @ Family Bookstore,LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Coinciding with his exhibition opening at M+B Gallery in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 16 (a show that also is in conjunction with Brodie's show at Yossi Milo Gallery in NYC), Mike Brodie will have a book launch and signing of his new monograph, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, at Family Bookstore on Fairfax Avenue in West Los Angeles this Sunday, March 17. 

Opening: Christopher Taggart "Cuts and Splits" @ Eli Ridgway Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Eli Ridgway Gallery is pleased to present Cuts and Splits, the gallery's second solo exhibition of Bay Area artist Christopher Taggart. Presenting hyper intricate composites of dissected and recombined imagery - (originally personal photographs, playing cards, and government compiled archival data) - Cuts and Splits functions as an investigation into the intensive process of ordering and reordering traditional systems of visual organization.

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