RIP, psychedelic poster artist, Martin Sharp

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Story via ArtDaily, as we have embarked on a plane journey to Miami: Australian psychedelic artist Martin Sharp, a founder of the controversial Oz magazine who designed posters for the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, has died aged 71. His death on Sunday, after a long struggle against emphysema, was confirmed by artist and friend Garry Shead, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.

“Slacker” Stevie Gee @ Shop 13 at The Old Truman Brewery, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Artist Stevie Gee’s latest solo show “Slacker” opens this Thursday December 5th at Shop 13 at London’s Old Truman Brewery.

Klughaus x Max Fish Pop-Up @ Art Basel 2013

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Our friends at Klughaus Gallery in NYC are back at Basel! Klughaus Gallery is thrilled to be joining forces with Max Fish, DKNY and DKNY Jeans for the 2013 Max Fish Art Basel Pop-Up. To pay homage to Max Fish and NYC, Klughaus will help Max Fish re-create the bar’s legendary LES space in Miami. Klughaus artists will paint Radio Bar’s interiors and exteriors onsite including the Fish’s infamous graffiti-decorated bathrooms and interior blue and red dot patterns.

Update: The Photography of Maleonn

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Shanghai-based photographer, Maleonn, is probably one of China's best kept secrets. His work can be scary, beautiful, and full of spirit. More importantly, It represents a crucial moment in China's ever growing contemporary art scene. He's also updated his site with a few new works since we last checked it out!

"Archicine" Illustrations of Iconic Architecture in Film

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
This fun new series of illustrations titled "ARCHICINE" is the work of Federico Babina and depicts iconic architecture portrayed in film. "Scenographies imagined, realized and built to tell stories and characters. The architectural space in the film is not just a background but is transformed as an added protagonist. Movies have the ability to transport us to different worlds and lives and let us live and breathe real or fantastic architecture."

The Chalk Work of Philippe Baudelocque

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
We love the chalk work of Paris-based artist, Philippe Baudelocque and get excited whenever we something new pop up. He uses complex designs and patterns to create a variety of different animals with the ultra impermanent medium. 

The Work of Boris Pelcer

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
"I can sense the presence of enclosed spaces within my psyche. A hidden collection of obscure moods & thoughts that I can't quite comprehend. In attempt to better comprehend some of it, I've developed this series. It is a stroll of curiosity in search of something insightful, somewhere within the hidden valleys of my psyche."

PVC Pipe Sculptures by Kang Duck-Bong

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Korean artist Kang Duck-Bong creates these great and playful sculptures from PVC pipes. The works give a sense of motion, with multi-colors combining to create a unique blur effect.

Erin Riley, Lucien Shapiro, Andreas Englund and More @ Select Fair, Miami

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
One of our favorite sites, Empty Kingdom, has teamed up with Select Fair this year to bring several great artists to Art Basel in Miami. Lucien Shapiro (featured in our December 2013 issue), Andreas Englund, Amanda Elizabeth Joseph, Erin Riley (news soon!), Scott Hove, and Shawn Barber make up the list of artists that Empty Kingdom chose! The EK/SELECT exhibition will be held in the famous South Beach area at the Catalina Hotel in Miami, Florida, where they’ll be carrying out a complete art take over! So make it a stop on your rounds around town this week!

The Art of Llew Mejia

Illustration // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Llew Mejia is a stylistic illustrator skilled in hand-drawn illustration, pattern/print, packaging, branding and computer-generated illustration. His interests include travel, textiles, fashion, folk art, wallpaper and all types of candy (except chocolate). His detailed illustrations find inspiration in old occult books and scientific illustration. Mejia also has a penchant for creating patterns and typography, making his illustrative output very inclusive.