Art Basel 2012: Miami Project

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
On Tuesday night, Juxtapoz attended the opening of the brand new Miami Project art fair, featuring a fantastic list of artists including Cooper Cole, Richard Heller, Quint Contemporary, Eric Firestone, Marx & Zavattero, Eli Ridgway, 101/Exhibit, Kopelkin and more. Here is what we saw...

Art Basel 2012: A Walk Through the Main Fair

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
Yesterday morning, Juxtapoz attended the press preview and brunch to honor the opening of the grand ol' fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, the reason why many fairs have grown around Miami during the first week of December. Housing some of the most established galleries in the world (Lisson, Gagosian, Marlborough to name a few), we tried to make our experience the same as we do each year. Just get lost in it all...

The Works of Sweden's Omid Delafrouz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
One of the major highlights of Art Basel so far was seeing the work of Tehran-born, Gothenburg, Sweden based fine artist, Omid Delafrouz. With two large-scale works and two studies displayed in the Andréhn-Schiptjenko booth at Art Basel Miami Beach, Delafrouz had a sense of youthful humor and nostalgia quite rare to see in the large fair.

New Mural by Federico Massa

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
This whale appears in a tight situation, very close to getting engulfed by a number of large octopus arms. The person responsible for this large underwater themed mural is Italian Brooklyn-based artist, Federico Massa aka Cruz. The mural is entitled “Corrientes Furiosas Que Acarician Y Que Destrozan “ which roughly translates to “Petting And Furious currents that destroy” .To view it this work in person, head to Myrtle and Evergreen in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.

The Works of Miguel Sousa

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
Presenting, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix like you've never seen them before! An array of decapitated, floating body parts, weapons and other paraphernalia, mixed with the unthinkable in these creative illustrations of dead rock stars and death arrangements by Miguel Sousa. We like.

Mika Nitta

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
Amazing illustrative work by the Japanese artist Mika Nitta that I know nothing about. However, with this kind of intricacy, attention to detail and the solid composition and palette that she portrays in her work, all you need to know is that it speaks for itself. Beautiful new find, keep it up young one.

Artificial Girls by Patrice Murciano

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
Patrice Murciano was born May 27, 1969 in Belfort and grew up in the South of France. Since discovering the possibilities of technology, he has dedicated a gracious amount of time to constructing bizarre photo manipulations, highlighting nude, animatronic women in surreal, sometimes disturbing compositions. To each his own. Weird Science.

Top 25 Modern Beer Labels

Top List // Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Cold and wet is about all we need to enjoy a beer but these breweries have gone the extra mile to create beautiful packaging for their intoxicating libations. We make no quality guarantees for the content of their canisters but if we were to judge a book by it's cover, these would be great "reads."

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG "Desire" Video by Antony Hoffman

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Mercedes-Benz shows us all what it's like to see ourselves, and in fact be ourselves, behind their wheel.

"What Are You Doing To Participate Zine Show: Travis Millard

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 05, 2012
December 7th 2012 marks the opening of What Are You Doing To Participate group zine/art show In Los Angeles. The show is curated and organized by Sam James Velde, Rich Jacobs and Adam Rossiter and features zines and prints spanning music, skateboarding and art culture from the 1980's til present. In conjunction with the show, today we speak with Travis Millard about zines...

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