Photographs by Grant Harder

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Grant Harder's photographs are beautifully simple compositions that depict the outdoors in the sense of the sublime. Sweeping mountain ranges, vast and expansive sand dunes, an afternoon skinny dip, and an aesthetically-pleasing collection of boats scattered near an ambiguous lakeshore all bring to mind a summer alternative to the tropics.

Portrait of Julian by Alejandro Maestre

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
'Julian is a good friend who I deeply respect, he is a complete and multidisciplinary artist. He is, at the same time, film director, sculptor, painter, photographer and writer. A time ago I suggested the idea of doing a portrait of him that could describe his capacity of creating and his constant search to understand his body and spirit.'

The Illustrated Man by Rich Kelly

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
As an illustration Rich Kelly did for the musician Dr. Dog, this gorgeously inked portrait of a weathered man who has done his time under the needle. It was done for the purpose of being a printed poster for a show at the Vic Theater in Chicago, IL. I love the palette and focus on the tattoo work in the image.

The Photography of Jorge Peniche

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The young LA native, Jorge Peniche, began his career in 2006 by shooting photographs for The Game. Since then he has photographed other well-established figures in the hip hop and entertainment industries, namley a wide array of heavily tattooed artists. “Peniche’s images reflect the world through a kaleidoscope of subjects, from shooting in the trenches of the world’s most notorious gang neighborhoods to shooting in the most lavish abodes...

New SAM3 Billboards

Street Art // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A series of tool related billboards have been popping up courtesy of Spanish street artist, Sam3. The artist has been taking advantage of unused advertising space using black paint to create simple images of a saw, a key, and a table vice. The silver metal from the billboards adds for a great effect.

Daren Newman

Illustration // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Daren Newman is an illustrator and typographer based in Manchester, UK. He creates beautiful hand-drawn typographic and illustrative works, incorporating illustrations into his type work. If you love typography this will surely be and inspiration for you.

Aaron Coleman: Immaculate Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Aaron Coleman, was born on "All Hallows Day" at 6am, weighing exactly 6lbs 6oz. Coincidence...perhaps. Aaron is based in Mesa, Arizona where he tattoos at the 'Immaculate Tattoo' shop. The scourage of punk rock exposed him to some great art and the world of tattooing...for which he is completely and forever unrepentant!

In Tattoo: Fuzi at Galerie Milieu

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
This Friday, August 24th at Galerie Milieu in Zurich, bad tattooing sensation FUZI UVTPK will be live tattooing in a collaborative show with Stephanie Devidal. If you find yourself in Switzerland this week, don't miss the opportunity to get inked by one of the worlds best and self-proclaimed 'brutal tattoo artists'. Fuzi is a veteran French graffiti writer FUZI UV TPK and a force on the Parisian subway system, pioneering his own distinct "ignorant style."

Opening: Lush @ Klughuas Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Lush sent over a few exclusive samples of work for his upcoming show  “Shitty Drawings in New York City” at Klughaus Gallery in New York. Opening this Saturday, August 25 the show will feature the artist's “witty illustrations” that “take the piss out” of his graffiti roots. A limited edition zine will be available at the opening as will something offensive, believe that.

Feature: Dabs Myla In Conversation with Meggs

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Dabs Myla's big 'Marvelous Expeditions' show is coming up on Sat, Sept. 1st at Thinkspace. The duo have put together a fun lil' set of questions combining some of the favorite questions they've been asked over the past few years as well as a few show specific travel related questions to spice things up. Today, they speak with Meggs.

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