The Illustrated Dreamscapes of Justin Lovato

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Justin Lovato is a working painter from Sacramento currently residing in Berkeley, California. He creates 'dreamlike, ethereal landscapes that reflect his thoughts on nature and our relation to it, human belief systems, the psycho-political-control system, multidimensional concepts, and esoteric symbolism.' Bodies sprout geometric appendages, flesh gives way to flora, and Masonic symbology abounds.

Music Video: The Antlers "Palace"

Music // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
We're really looking forward to The Antler's new album, Familiars, which will be out next month. To announce the album the band released this new video for the single "Palace," directed by Hana Tajima. The new studio LP was mixed by Chris Coady (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Future Islands, Beach House). Watch it after the jump!

Opening: Waves For Water "Surf Craft" Benefit @ TFR Gallery, Encinitas

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
What started during Art Basel week in South Beach inside the Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz Beach House exhibition and installation space, with the UNIV team's surf craft workshop in the backyard, came to a close today as the special benefit auction for Waves for Water ended with a fantastic amount of bidding from around the world! Juxtapoz, Chandran, and UNIV cannot be any more pleased to donate to the Waves For Water charity and their continuted efforts to bring clean, usable drinking water to areas of the world in need. Especially, we want to thank each artist for their donation of time, energy, and art for the project. Here are the photos from the one-night exhibition at TFR Gallery in Encinitas, a few blocks away from the UNIV Workshop. 

Daido Moriyama: "Tights and Lips"

Erotica // Monday, March 31, 2014
These photographs come from Daido Moriyama's series "Tights and Lips," a straightforward title for the beautifully simplistic arrangement of images. Black and white shots capture the movement and curve of...

"Destination Tahiti" by sofles

Graffiti // Monday, March 31, 2014
The Ono’u Festival in Tahiti is swiftly approaching. Leading up to the festival, Sofles painted this jaw-dropping piece accompanied with the words "Destination Tahiti" to get into the Tahitian spirit! ONO’O is the first worldwide graffiti event to ever take place in Tahiti and they are offering $10,000 to the winner. That’s the most cash we’ve ever heard being offered for a contest involving graffiti. 

"The Factory Photographs" by David Lynch

Photography // Monday, March 31, 2014
Oscar-winning auteur David Lynch brilliantly re-appropriates his brooding, cinematic aesthetic in his first photography book, The Factory Photographs, and his coinciding exhibition at Photographers’ Gallery, curated by Petra Giloy-Hirtz. Fascinated by windswept factories and the dark, enigmatic quality of smokestacks, detached pipes, and the textures of decay, Lynch's denuded black-and-white photographs were shot in various locations including New York, Poland, Germany and England. 

Andrew Waits’s “Boondock” Takes Us Off-The-Grid

Photography // Monday, March 31, 2014
In photographer Andrew Waits’s series “Boondock”, he photographed throughout the western United States searching for a subculture of individuals and communities that live a nomadic lifestyle whether by choice or necessity brought on by hardship. Waits explores how each subject has redefined their own definition of “home”by creating one in vehicles such as cars, vans, and RVs.

Watch: Juxtapoz x Brixton ‘Sight & Sound’

Music // Monday, March 31, 2014
Check out part the final part of the video series documenting Juxtapoz and Brixton's two-day ‘Sight & Sound’ event during SXSW. This latest segment highlights both days of our event at the Yellow Jacket Social Club and includes full performances by together Pangea, Natural Child, Reigning Sound and Coachwhips!

"Between Red," Paintings by Sea Huyn Lee

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
These jagged, detailed oil paintings by South Korean-born artist Sea Hyun Lee represent the mountains of North and South Korea. They are a reference to Lee's sense of the past and it's losses but also seem to hint at the painfully fragmented relationships between the two countries.

Marcel Christ's Exploding, Bursting, and Smoking Colors

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
Marcel Christ uses a modified flash and extremely high shutter speeds (up to 1/10,0000th of a second) to capture exploding, bursting clouds of colored powder and paint. "What attracts me the most [to this way of working], Christ recently told Wired, "is that you start from scratch, you start with nothing...

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