Street Art // Sunday, March 10, 2013
“From a distance the mirrors shine brightly but the closer you get the less attractive they become because they reflect reality,” says Parisian artist, Kader Attia, speaking on the series “Holy Land”. The environment altering installations of mirrored tombstones have been displayed in two locations, one on the Canary Islands and the other in the countryside of Tucson. Attia’s Interest lies in the conflict of identity, specifically cultural backgrounds and ethnicity.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 10, 2013
French artist Cedric Le Borgne creates illuminated sculptures using chicken wire. The pieces are then installed in public places, often suspended in the air. His most recent work features luminous wire birds and is entitled Le Desir et la Menace.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 09, 2013
Yesterday afternoon, we took a few hours to roam around the Scope New York fair, featuring a group of galleries and artists familiar to Juxtapoz readers. Joram Roukes, Erik Jones, Eugenio Merino, Shaka, David Cooley, Mary Iverson, and many others.
Illustration // Saturday, March 09, 2013
Ze Jean 'San San' Shen was born July 26, 2987 in Beijing, China. She went on to achieve a BFA Illustration & BFA Film/Animation/Video from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. She is working as an illustrator, animator, and cute animal petter, and is the editor of the DIMENSIONS anthology, which features 16 artists from the United States. She is currently attending the Beijing Film Academy, for her MFA in Art Direction for Film.
Street Art // Saturday, March 09, 2013
After six full days of painting in the sun, Los Angeles artists, Axis and Swank, completed this mural on the exterior of the Barracuda wall on Melrose in Los Angeles. Everything to the left of the kitten on top of the spray tip is Axis, with the rest on the right by Swank. Unfortunately, it was short lived as most of the art on this wall is and has already been painted over by someone else. Check out the attached video documenting the two painting the piece.
Graffiti // Saturday, March 09, 2013
A pop-up Gallery space in New Orleans will be hosting a one night only art exhibition April 6, 2013, featuring work from members of the Los Angeles-based graffiti crew, LTS. A video was released documenting some of its members painting a large wall with the words “Survive.” More details later on the exhibition. For now check out the video.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 08, 2013
On March 9th at House of Vans, Dennis McNett and Wolfbat Studios will be orchestrating an interactive performance of The Wolfbat Tribe slaying the demons and storm surge sent by the gods through hurricane Sandy. Details after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 08, 2013
As you may know, the art world has descended upon New York CIty (well, its always does, but this week is special) for the Armory Show and satellite art fairs. This morning, we took a tour of both the Modern and Contemporary portions of the Armory. And we took a bunch of photos...
Illustration // Friday, March 08, 2013
Hailing from Norway, artist and illustrator Terra Gammatron is creating insanely intricate and surreal drawings, that are filled with classic occult imagery. For example, “The Day Aleister Crowley Made The Golem Of Flesh”, is a gorgeously layered rendition of the English occultist, mystic, ceremonial magician, poet and mountaineer, who was responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema, a personal favorite of mine.