Sandra Rendgen's Information Graphics

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Sandra Rendgen has observed and catalogued the phenomenon that can be seen in and around various media hubs ranging from Tumblr to the New York Times. Rendgen's Information Graphics delves into the importance of the image as a function of communication spanning from the early days of humanity when the first cave paintings were made to today's more contemporary visual information maps that can illustrate something like the many types of beer.

Recap: My Little Pony @ Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Toy Art Gallery’s “MY LITTLE PONY Project 2012” exhibition opened May 5 to a gigantic crowd that lined up around an LA city block. Twenty-five artists uniquely created their own painted My Little Pony 18-inch vinyl figures, which are available for sale through next Saturday, May 26, 2012. Ten percent of the sales from the MY LITTLE PONY artworks is donated to Give Kids the World.

SATONE Gives 5 Minutes of His Time

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
German artist Rafael Gerlach, aka SATONE, as profiled in our June issue on newsstands now, is an illustrator and self-employed artist living and working in Munich who originally hails from Venezuela. The skilled graphic designer discovered his interest in graffiti early on, intently developing his style by finding a formal vocabulary that perpetrated a fascinating middle course between technocracy and the artwork of imaginary worlds.

Dave Kinsey "Lost For Words" @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
We haven't seen Dave Kinsey in San Francisco in over a decade, and tomorrow night, May 18, Kinsey will open Lost For Words at Fecal Face Dot Gallery, Kinsey's first exhibition in SF since 2000. The new works are mixed-media, evolving upon Kinsey's abstract forms around figurative faces.

UTAH & ETHER In Hong Kong Video

Graffiti // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Oink Art Ltd just released another video documenting the globetrotting graffiti duo, Utah and Ether, who are featured in our current June 2012 #137 issue.  This time the couple are exploring the streets of Hong Kong and testing locals to see how much they can get away with.  Watch as they confuse random pedestrians, many stopping to watch and others telling them to stop.

The Chewing Gum Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
This is the true meaning of collaboration, even if it is a little disgusting. Two art schools in the Netherlands, Eindhovense School and SintLucas, collaborated on a chewing gum sculpture (already chewed) that seems to resemble some sort of victory, glory, and/or triumph. Weird, our rival high school used to just thrown milk bombs at us during the football games.

Preview: Cope2 "Resilient" @ Dorian Grey, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
NYC graffiti artist Cope2 is set to open a new exhibition, Resilient, at Dorian Grey Gallery in NYC tonight, May 17. The exhibition will feature new, abstract paintings and custom subway signs, with his signature "bubble letters" that we have come to know interwoven in more abstract arrangments.

Preview: Travis Millard and Michael Krueger @ Double Break, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Opening this Friday evening, May 18th, between 6 and 10 pm is Travis Millard and Michael Krueger's two person show titled Digging a Hole, Looking for Something. The show will feature new drawings, prints, ceramics as well as exclusive t-shirts and zines from both of the artists (only available at Double Break for this exhibition).

The 18,239 Pound World's Largest Chocolate Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Everyone has their goals, and apparently, Qzina Specialty Foods has the goal of making the world's largest chocolate sculpture. And when we say largest, we are talking 18,239 pounds of chocolate. The structure of the Mayan temple is an ode to the ancient civilizations role in the history of chocolate.

The Work of Liz Clements

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Liz Clements is a freelance artist/illustrator based in London best known for her stylized collection of tattoo inspired art + design. Liz dedicates her time to preparing detailed doodles of tattooed babes, working in soft pencils, Clements finds space for all types of tattoos on the bodies she illustrates, from classic Americana to Japanese.

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