The Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 02, 2012
Everyone has dreams, and we are pretty sure that the Star Wars cookbook was the pinnacle... until this: the Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon. According to Hi Consumption, "Steve Sansweet from Lucasfilm, these die hard Star Wars fans dream became a reality with this incredible Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon."

Tati Ferrigno's Foxes

Tattoo // Monday, July 02, 2012
As an illustrator and designer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tatiane Ferrigno's subject of choice tends to be the tattooed kind. In her intimate portraits and drawings, Tati depicts gorgeous females flaunting skin and ink.

Illustrations by Nick Gazin

Illustration // Monday, July 02, 2012
New York-based illustrator Nick Gazin uses watercolor and ink to create colorful works that vibrate with hand-drawn expressivity. Gazin is a jack of all trades who amongst other things also makes comics, designs band posters, paints album art, DJs, and is a frequent contributer at Vice Magazine.

Neon Saffron by Michelle Robinson

Erotica // Monday, July 02, 2012
'Michelle Robinson is obsessed with color, patterns and the female form. Natural or unfamiliar, loud or subtle, she creates whimsical interpretations of emotions suppressed and released by using the movement of the female figure as her wholly intriguing and revealing device. The forms carry on the undying notion of fertility, beauty, vulnerability, desire, weakness, seduction and power...'

Clarion Hotel Stockholm Offers Rooms for Art

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Following in the footsteps of the Hotel Chelsea in New York City (an establishment that no longer offers the same long-term residencies for creative types as it did in the past), the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm has been offering rooms in exchange for artwork.

Two New Deuce 27 Streaks

Street Art // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Without a doubt some of the most interesting work being created along the rails is by a character that goes by the name Twenty Seven or Deuce 7.  Here are two new streaks benched recently

Mattias Adolfsson Flips Through His Sketchbook

Illustration // Sunday, July 01, 2012
      Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson has uploaded a nice series of youtube videos in which he flips through his completed Moleskine sketchbooks. Adolfsson's use of video brings the traditional sketchbook scan format to life, offering a sense of tactility and scale. He lives in Sigtuna, just outside of Stockholm, and has worked on everything from computer games to children's books.

Wheatpaste Art Collective: "On the Wall" in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Together with D-Structure, Wheatpaste Art Collective will present a collection of stickable posters and canvas wall art during the next San Francisco First Friday opening at 8 pm on Friday, July 6th, 2012. The show will run through Monday, August 6th, 2012. D-Structure is located at 520 Haight Street in San Francisco.

Video: Towns in Barcelona

Graffiti // Sunday, July 01, 2012
With a keen eye though the camera, Edgar Lledó documented the process and thoughts of graffiti writer, Towns.  Great cinematography and edit on this particular video.

The Dark Works of Ludwig Drahosch

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Wow, what a powerful, dark, twisted series of paintings by self-taught German painter, Ludwig Drahosch. Depicting scenes of torture, sex, torture and sex, naked stretching, meditation, dreams... the list goes on... the paintings feel like a trip into the psyche of a truly deranged (in a good way, we promise), and talented artist. 

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