Porn for the Whole Family

Erotica // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Stein Brianhoff is a Los Angeles based illustrator and photographer with a fetish for pattern-clad, floral, family safe erotica. His work is a mixture of pop-culture referenced drawings and contemporary photography. Worth checking out.

United States Currency Collage Art by Chad Person

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Chad Person has made a bit of a career causing controversy and ruffling a few feathers with his political artwork, and here he has completed a series of collages created by rearranging US currency into the shapes of war machines. That tank is quite a great composition.

Disruptive Innovation and the Arts

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Marcel Duchamp was an O.G. disruptive innovator of art as we know it. At the tail end of March this year, the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley hosted the Economist's Ideas Economy: Innovation conference, generally focused on innovation, but with the more specific theme of disruptive innovation woven through the day's activities. That theme may have a resounding impact in the arts as we go further down the path of the millennia. Disruptive innovation is primarily associated with Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen. . .

Zombie Boy by Terry Richardson

Tattoo // Thursday, April 12, 2012
As you happen to know, Zombie Boy, aka Rick Genest, is a model who also has every-inch of his body covered in tattoos. Mr Boy has become a bit of a cult-figure in recent years, and he stopped by the studios of Terry Richardson recently to recreate a few famed Terry poses and smile a bit.

"Everything Ever And Nothing Never" Opening Photos

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Over the weekend a large crowd of attendees stopped by Needles and Pens in San Francisco for the opening of Everything Ever and Nothing Never.  Curated by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Austin McManus, this group show consists of an eclectic roster of established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums.

Sex, Humor and Porous Walker

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Jimmy DiMarcellis (aka Porous Walker) is a Napa, CA based artist who specializes in the absurd and often times the sexually bizarre. Jimmy’s hilarious drawings, creative sculptures and installations remind us that humor is the highest art- and next to sex, the most widely received and appreciated form of expression. The abstract and non-sensical illustrations of Walker are like comic-strips for the sexually mature (or immature) comic art enthusiast in all of us.

Jan Avendano: The Same but Different

Illustration // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Jan Avendano’s project, “The Same but Different” has created some both wonderfully rich and delicately clean patterns by playing around with variations on a theme. The theme, in this case, being a singular grid pattern. By overlaying, re-editing and manipulating the grid, Jan creates depth and texture in an otherwise restrictive layout. Jan is a Toronto based creative.

MOMO & Piet Dieleman Video

Street Art // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Multi disciplinary artists, Momo and Piet Dieleman, collaborated in painting a public mural where the two would go over each other’s work for a week.  The project took place at the independent culture festival “Incubate” in Holland and you can see part of the process in the following video.

GET READY, JUNGLE HEAT at Beach London

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
With “GET READY, JUNGLE HEAT.”, Christopher Norris and Steak Mtn. aim to aggressively explore the role of the mouth in human sexuality; correlating the moist humidity of men and women’s mouths to that of the wet heat of a jungle. Norris/Steak delicately abstract their compositions, softening the seamy subject matter for the viewers’ gaze, coaxing them to examine in detail something that would perhaps normally make them uncomfortable.

Kira Leigh's Erotic Grotesque

Erotica // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Kira Leigh is a Boston based artist and illustrator who's work 'investigates issues of identity in the world and of the self.' She states 'Co-morbidity, issues of depression, feminism, body dysmorphia and self-harm are some topics of interest that I pursue. I often use systems of gaming and pop culture references to create an identifiable, often spontaneous, visual vocabulary...'

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