The Work of Bas Louter

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
Bas Louter is one of the few artists who deal almost entirely with the medium of drawing. In his mainly large-format works he combines figurative images with abstract patterns and structures. The film metropolis Los Angeles, the artist’s place of residence for the last six years, serves as a source of inspiration...

Catch Surf with Spain

Graffiti // Sunday, March 30, 2014
Catch some surf with Spain in this grimey storm drain located somewhere in Southern California.

The work of Dana Lixenberg

Photography // Sunday, March 30, 2014
Dana Lixenberg is a Dutch photographer, her book THE LAST DAYS OF SHISHMAREF is a wonderful documentation of a disappearing Alaskan town. The population is tiny and Lixenberg intimately documents many aspects of the people lives, in a sincere and anthropological study. 

You Love Pornography

Erotica // Sunday, March 30, 2014
Rebecca Cooper makes sex collages. Kaleidoscopic arrangements of pornographic images, abstracted and spiraling in endless circles of lust, pleasure and skin. Her titty/willy hobby-craftworks are then arranged together on display, in massive wall installations, like groupings of sexual snowflakes from a sinful sky.

Brian Luong's Flora & Fauna

Illustration // Sunday, March 30, 2014
'Brian Luong is an illustrator favoring natural and organic subject matters. Executing his illustrations using various levels of meticulous detail and simplicity, Brian creates a synergy within his work. With the advent of his discovery of shirt design, his work has been honed and refined to best suit the silkscreen printing process.'  

A portrait of America by Curran Hatleberg

Photography // Saturday, March 29, 2014
Curran Hatleberg has been crisscrossing the country, coast to coast, continuing the photographic tradition popularized by Robert Frank’s “The Americans,” searching for the unknown with the hope to experience the unexpected. His ongoing series “Dogwood" and "The Crowded Edge” are the culmination of five years of shooting, and portrays an array of beautiful moments with unclear narratives. Hatleberg currently resides in Brooklyn, having studied at the University of Colorado and the Yale School of Art. 

Video: Sofles paints Croft Alley

Graffiti // Saturday, March 29, 2014
Sofles gave this alley a sprucing up for the Carbon Festival in Melbourne this weekend. Looks like a pretty awesome festival with lots of cool exhibits and speakers. If you're in Melbourne this weekend we highly recommend you going! 

Graphite Renderings of Dennis Scholl

Illustration // Saturday, March 29, 2014
'In his exquisitely rendered pencil drawings, Dennis Scholl attempts to invent a new system of signs, an artistic language free of fixed content. He accumulates a plethora of well known signifiers, then combines them in unfamiliar ways until the signifieds they supposedly invoke can no longer be clearly read.'

Pierre Molinier's Erotic Photo-Montages

Erotica // Saturday, March 29, 2014
Pierre Molinier (1900 - 1976) was a painter, photographer and "maker of objects". He was born in Agen (France) and lived his life in Bordeaux. He began his career by painting landscapes, but his work turned towards a fetishistic eroticism early on. Molinier began to take photographs at the age of 18...

Mike Kelley @ MOCA, Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 28, 2014
Widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of our time, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) produced a body of deeply innovative work mining American popular culture and both modernist and alternative traditions - which he set in relation to relentless self and social examinations, both dark and delirious. His traveling retrospective, "Mike Kelley," opens at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary on March 31, 2014, and will be on display through July 28, 2014.

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