Forest For the Trees 2014

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
We recently got sent the collection of final murals, completed this year at Forest for the Trees, a not-for-profit public mural project in Portland, Oregon. The mural project promotes public visual expression; collaboration; and community engagement with contemporary art and the creative process.

Giant Hippopotamus Floats Down River Thames

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Florentijn Hofman, the man behind the giant rubber ducky that toured harbors around thet world, is back with a an equally huge hippopotamus that he recently floated down the river Thames. At 21 meters-long, "Hippopothames" was towed up the river from the royal docks where it was built to the south bank where it will take part in 30 days worth of events along the river. 

An update with Kick One

Graffiti // Friday, September 05, 2014
Today we check in on what California graffiti writer and MSK crewmember, Kick One has been up to in the sprayin trains department.

Cathie Bleck & Amy Casey "Rarely Home" @ Maria Neil

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Lebron James and Johnny Manziel did not come to Cleveland to meet a personal Waterloo, but they might want to check out the Collinwood area and the Maria Neil Art Project that previews Friday September 5th at the Maria Neil Art Project. The opening celebrates the efforts of local businesses and artists who are restoring the life of the Waterloo Arts district...

Taraneh Hemami’s Pop-Up Bazaar

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Taraneh Hemami premieres her Creative Capital-supported project, Theory of Survival: Fabrications, at Southern Exposure in San Francisco, September 5 – October 25. Fabrications is a pop-up bazaar of ideas and ideologies that celebrates movements of dissent in Iran and its diaspora through the production of collected historical archives in hand-crafted replications, using the traditional bazaar architecture.

Travis Millard's Comic Pancakes

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Leave it to Juxtapoz friend and contributing illustrator Travis Millard to make drawings with pancake batter that are so good that they warrant a gallery show. Slow Culture in Los Angeles and Millard have preserved his weekly pancake masterpieces and mounted them on plates... 

“Race, Love, and Labor” @ the Dorsky Museum of Art

Photography // Friday, September 05, 2014
On September 6, “Race, Love, and Labor: New Work From the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s Artist-in-Residency Program” opens at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art in New Paltz, New York and will be on display until December 14. As described by guest curator and author Sarah Lewis, “A reflective look at the CPW collection shows how photography, working with a vast range of aesthetics, plays a critical role in the labor of becoming and the work it en-tails—on the land and within our inner worlds. 

Michael Wandelmaier Illustration

Illustration // Friday, September 05, 2014
Michael Wandelmaier is an illustrtor based in Toronto, Canada, whos influences include Max Beckmann, Paul Pope, Wes Anderson, Jim Henson, Wong Kar-Wai, Coen Brothers, Neil Young and Stephen Jay Gould. Michael also admits to a strong adoration in compulsive book shopping, canoes, cooking, music and discussing art with his special lady friend, artist Jessica Fortner.   

New murals by Aryz

Graffiti // Thursday, September 04, 2014
Former Juxtapoz cover artist, Aryz is a back once again painting large-scale murals in several cities. The Spanish artist recently completed a portrait of a woman in Aalborg, Denmark, a portrait of a couple in Granollers, Catalunya and collaborated on wall in Barcelona a few months back. 

Hael x Adze x Pear

Graffiti // Thursday, September 04, 2014
If you haven’t seen this spot in person than you could assume it was tucked away somewhere giving them time to pull this off, but it is fact in a high traffic location. 

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