Erotica // Monday, January 20, 2014
R. Crumb is an American artist, illustrator, and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream. Crumb was a founder of the underground comix movement and is regarded as its most prominent figure. Though one of the most celebrated of comic book artists, Crumb's entire career has unfolded outside the mainstream comic book publishing industry.
Illustration // Monday, January 20, 2014
Illustrator Darion McCoy's distorted style of psychedelic, nouveau portraiture, that stems from his surrealist imagination has brought him recognition by the New York Society of Illustrators' -as winner of their most prestigious The Joyce Kitchell Award in 2010. Since then, his talents have continued to grow and develop.
Graffiti // Sunday, January 19, 2014
Pref has been pounding the pavement recently, painting several new walls in his signature multi-layered style. Each piece contains different words and sayings. Some are easily decipherable, while will challenge and strain your eyes. Good luck!
Street Art // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Last month, Rone pulled of this awesome mural on the side of a residential building, working around the windows and balconies, and conveniently next to a train line for commuters to see daily. Located in Berlin, the wall was curated by the Strychinin Gallery in part of Project “M.” The Melbourne-based artist painted three images of a women in his photo-realistic style.
Graffiti // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Seasoned spray can technician, Bates, has already painted more pieces in 2014 than most will paint in the next six months! In the last two weeks, the Copenhagen-based artist has turnt things up and left a massive cloud of fumes in his wake. You can see some of the evidence here.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 18, 2014
What you are going to notice over the next few months is that we are huge fans of Andy Rementer, and the works he does with Margherita Urbani are just fantastic. This particular animation was a teaser for a comic story by Rementer and Urbani that was featured in Apartamento magazine #12.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Maybe tea time can just get a little weirder. We have really been enjoying the bizarre ceramic and sculptural works of Johnson Tsang, and his "Tearpot" just adds to the addiction we have. Tsang currently is showing at the Taipei Yingge Ceramics Museum through Sunday, January 19th, if you happen to be in Taiwan.
Street Art // Friday, January 17, 2014
Lapland, Finland just moved to the top of our list for places to visit in the near future. Not only because these photos by Italy-based photographer, Niccoló Bonfadini, made are jaw instantly drop and we want to see this in person, but also because you can witness the aurora borealis as well in Lapland. Two unique one-of-a-kind experiences wrapped in one location. We’re there! Now this isn’t street art, but this is “natural art” in an outside setting and we are sharing it because street art news is slow today. These trees remind of the underground creatures from the movie Tremors or the ones from Beetlejuice, but with a puffy cloud encasing on them. Amazing.
Illustration // Friday, January 17, 2014
Over here at Juxtapoz, we're anxiously waiting for February to come- as we'll be spending it with Pow! Wow! Hawaii again this year- a gathering of contemporary artists that engages with the broader community in the process and creation of art. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, a large creative co-working spaces, concerts, and live art installations across the globe. The central event takes place between February 8th and the 15th in the Kaka’ako district of Honolulu...