Martin Wong "Painting Is Forbidden" @ CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco

In Session // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Martin Wong: Painting is Forbidden is a solo exhibition dedicated to the work of Chinese-American artist Martin Wong (1946-1999), and encompassing writing, calligraphy, drawing, ceramics, theatrical set design, painting, poetry, and collage. Painting Is Forbidden is organized by the 2015 class of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts, with the support of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.

Artspan Launches New Design To Broaden The Market For Artists and Their Work

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Artspan recently announced the launch of a dynamic new design. The site is fully responsive, with a sleek new look incorporating easy functionality for artists and buyers. It better showcases art and content on monitors, tablets and mobile devices. The new product pages also make it easier for buyers to find the artworks they are looking for. This launch reinforces Artspan's position as the sole provider of independently branded websites in conjunction with a major online art gallery.

Marion Peck: "Two Witches Meeting on a Road" Limited Edition Intaglio Print

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Marion Peck just released a new print on this week, “Two Witches Meeting on a Road," a limited edition, signed and numbered two-color etching on archival printmaking paper. Printed in an edition of 40 with artist and printer's proofs, the 12 5/8" x 15", this is a good one for the collection. 

Sex Doll Factory

Photography // Thursday, March 19, 2015
In 2014, photographer Vincent Kessler visited the Dreamdoll company workshop in Duppigheim, France where the company manufactures their lifelike sex dolls. Kessler captured the extensive manufacturing and care to detail used for each individual doll which visually explains their hefty price of no less than $6,150. 

Kirk Ke Wang "Yes and No" @ CASS Contemporary, FL

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
CASS Contemporary in Tampa, FL is currently hosting a multimedia art exhibition by Kirk ke Wang. Wang presents many puzzles and hidden messages for the viewers to decipher. As a person who lives in two cultures, Wang believes his answers to this world are often misunderstood between YES and NO. YES and NO are two opposite component that coexist, interchange and continue to evolve.

Scene Report: New Jersey/Philly

Graffiti // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka CarnageNYC delivers this week’s New Jersey/Philly Scene Report.

The spray work of Spek

Graffiti // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Today we check out the spray work of Spek from Circle T and YME crews.

"Hidropark" by Freya Najade

Photography // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Located in the middle of Kiev on two islands in the Dnieper River, Hidropark is an entertainment complex for Ukranian residents and became a photography interest to German photographer Freya Najade after her first visit. “I stumbled upon Hidropark a few years ago when I visited Kiev. After my first visit I ended up returning to the park in the following two summers – the last summers before the Ukranian crisis and a time during which the country was increasingly struggling...

Some Etchings and a New Wall by Phlegm

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Phlegm recently painted a new wall in East London and appears to be work on a new postcard-sized book of hand-colored etchings, each drawn in miniature under a magnifying class on a copper plate only 11cm wide!

The Ferdinand Cheval’s Ideal Palace

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
So the story goes, in 1879, during one of his rounds, Ferdinand Cheval, a rural postman, stumbles upon an odd stone and is immediately struck with a dream to build a palace. He then devotes the next 33 years of his life building a dream palace. During his daily country rounds of about 18 miles and with the help of a faithful wheelbarrow he would pick up stones.


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