Leif Podhajsky "Synesthesia" @ Galerie Hors-Champs, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Leif Podhajsky, who is featured in our August 2014 issue (on newsstands now),  will be opening an exhibition at Galerie Hors-Champs in Paris this Thursday, July 24th, 2014. "The creative peak of album covers lasted from the late 60s throughout the 70s. If visual artist Leif Podhajsky currently has such a reputation, it certainly stems from the sudden interest in the new generations are to psychedelia...

A Splash of Fantasy by Alexi Lubomirski

Erotica // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Alexi Lubomirski captures an essence of fairy tales with his photography for the May shoot of Vogue Spain. Lily Donaldson lays perfectly poised on the beach like a bronzed mermaid swept up by the waves...

Crocheted Phalluses by Andrea Pritschow

Erotica // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
German artist Andrea Pritschow's body of work consists of hundreds of multi-colored crocheted phalluses. Pritschow challenges the traditional formula of male artists eroticizing female bodies by taking on stereotypically 'female' craftwork to not only eroticize but domesticate masculinity and male virility. Her knit castrations use de-contexualisation and abstraction to also call into question the idea of profanity within the art context.

Jesse Tise: Space Spells

Illustration // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Jesse Tise is a freelance illustration designer that earned his BFA in Illustration Design from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena. He is currently pursuing his creative endeavors through galactic and celestial illustrations in the realm of the unknown. Beautiful range of futuristic folk renderings.

Watercolor Works by Delia Evin

Illustration // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The natural and the mystical live in perfect harmony in Delia Evin's dreamy world of hazy blues and fire reds. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Evin deploys watercolors with remarkable finesse and attention to detail to render her fantastical visions. Delia Evin is a freelance illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York.

Benjamin Thomas Rawson: Abstract B-Ball Jams

Illustration // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Ben­jamin Thomas Raw­son is an artist from the UK whose work is a playful, surreal display of obstacle course excitement. Benjamin’s mixed-media pieces depict­ a variety of pattern and form through basketballs, lad­ders, walk­ways, and tow­ers- highlighted by rainbows, plants and the occasional tye-dye tapestry. Completely entertaining pieces of visual stimulation.  

Art Alliance Profile: Jen Stark

Vault // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
We announced yesterday on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, Jen Stark.

A look inside Larry Clark's "Wacko Maria"

Photography // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The text included on the first pages of Larry Clark’s newest book Wacko Maria is written by the prolific photographer himself and in short conveys his distaste for fashion photography, “hollyfuckingwood” producers and distributors, and his relationship to the kids from South Central, Los Angeles (his cast for his movie Wassup Rockers) who appear throughout the book. 

Creamlapse

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Ice cream is tasty, sweet, decadent, and delightful, but unfortunately it melts. Mateo Cabeza captures this temporal and gravitational thaw with an understanding of the emotional heartbreak that happens if you wait too long to eat it. Perfectly paired with Bobby Vinton’s “Mr. Lonely”, this time lapse is bound to bring you back to your childhood and chasing after the ice cream man.

Wink Space: A Kaleidoscope in a Shipping Container

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
At the 2013 Kobe Biennale Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki took up the challenge of creating an environment inside an international shipping container, they called it Wink Space. A mind-bending, super trippy, gigantic prism constructed by mirrored sheets folded like origami.