The Work of Nick Blazey

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 28, 2012
The talents of young artist and illustrator Nick Blazey can be seen in his varied ink and watercolor work, depicting creepy mythical beasts and realistic nature studies. As a working creative, Nick displays the process of his work, from pencil sketches to finished pieces, showing occasionally in the UK.

Paul John Ballard's Erotic Energy

Erotica // Thursday, September 27, 2012
In his erotic artwork, Paul John Ballard's chosen media are pencil, acrylic, watercolor and oils. Each female is carefully sketched and 'brought to life'. Each has their own personality, but they all possess the individuality of the artist and his love of anything sensual. High contrast and sharp detail are the two elements that form the basis of his art. Paul chooses certain parts of the figure to create movement and flow, which allows the viewer to feel the strength and energy...

Daniele Buetti's Dreams

Illustration // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Daniele Buetti's series 'Dreams Result in More Dreams' is a set of gorgeous, photographic depictions with illuminated, somewhat illustrated detailing. The process of these remains a mystery but the end result is captivating and beautiful. Daniele was born in Fribourg, Switzerland in 1955 and currently lives in Zürich. Since 2004, Buetti has been a professor at the University of fine Art, Münster, Germany.

Allan Innman's Lego-scapes

Illustration // Thursday, September 27, 2012
'My current series of work explores the idea of evoking nostalgia through the depiction of toys. As I grow older, I see it fit to immortalize these forgotten objects from my childhood into paintings. The paintings serve as a retrospective of my lost youth. They are the embodiment of a sacred time in my life and many other people’s lives when there are no responsibilities or pressures. My crossing over from childhood to adulthood has left me with a longing for the easy life...'

Sweet Yumiko

Erotica // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Yumiko Kayukawa grew up in the small town of Naie in Hokkaido, Japan. In this pristine, natural surroundings, she found her love of animals and nature which later became an important theme of her work. As she grew up, Yumiko drew inspirations from American pop culture such as Rock & Roll, film and fashion. These influences are fused with modern and traditional Japanese motifs to create her unique style.

Juxtapoz @ Nuart 2012: Day 2

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 27, 2012
It is getting busy. Day two was an active one here in Stavanger, where Juxtapoz could walk around the town to catch numerous murals and street pieces taking shape and form. Ron English, How Nosm, Niels Shoe Muelman, and Eine had outdoor murals in progress, while Sickboy, Saber, Aakash Nihalani, Jordan Seiler and others worked out their indoor beer hall installations.

Sage Vaughn x Ace Hotel x 42 Below

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Los Angeles artist road-tripped out to Palm Springs to paint a mural for the Ace Hotel and sit poolside to soak up some rays.

Pardee's Picks: The Art of Clay Enos

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 27, 2012
hotographer (and super human) Clay Enos is featured in this month's special Halloween issue, but even if we devoted the entire magazine to his art, photographs and stories, it wouldn't be enough.

OFWGKTA POP UP SHOP, PHOTO SHOW, and DECK RELEASE

Music // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Today, Thursday, September 27, from 3-6pm at the DLX shop in San Francisco, REAL is releasing the special Chima Ferguson x Odd Future REAL Collab deck along with hosting a special Odd Future Pop Up Shop and Photo show by OF photographer Sagan Lockhart. With Chima Ferguson, Na-Kel Smith, and Special guests. Go check it.

The World's Narrowest House

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Not only is the narrowest house in the world a thought worth exploring, it is being constructed now in Warsaw, Poland, in between the passageway of two buildings. Narrow doesn't even cut it. The space is 47 inches wide. Break that down, readers, and that is a major 3 feet, 11 inches of space you have to work with. Does Ikea make things for you?