"For No Good Reason," a Film About Ralph Steadman

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
"For No Good Reason," a film about Ralph Steadman (cover artist of our April 2013 issue) opened this Friday. The film, made over the course of fifteen years, explores the connection between life and art through the eyes of Steadman and with the help of Johnny Depp...

Read More Books with Atak

Graffiti // Sunday, April 27, 2014
An update with some recent work from Read More Books accompanied at times with Atak. Skulls, books, and block letters. 

The Imagined Worlds of Gregory Crewdson

Photography // Sunday, April 27, 2014
When Gregory Crewdson creates one of his photographs, it is truly a Hollywood production. Each photograph requires days of location scouting usually in western Massachusetts. Once the models are hired and the location is found, the street is completely closed off and scaffolded lights and fog machines are brought in. For the one photograph, a crew of about 40 people is required. 

Gideon Chase, Matt Gonzalez, and Evan Holm "Greatest Hits: Volume I"

Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 26, 2014
Next Thursday, May 1st, Incline Gallery in San Francisco will be presenting the first installment of Greatest Hits: Volume I, a series of exhibitions highlighting some of Incline’s favorite contemporary artists. Greatest Hits: Volume I features works by Gideon Chase, Matt Gonzalez, and Evan Holm, artists whose work is formally excellent, informed, and conceptually driven.

Socially Conscious Illustrations by Fredrik Rattzen

Illustration // Friday, April 25, 2014
Fredrik Rättzén is an artist and illustrator based in Kristianstad, Sweden. His painterly illustrations often possess political commentary, gesturing towards important social issues and provoking deeper contemplation about today's problems. Rattzen studied illustration at the Berghs School of Communication and The Art Department.

Pick Me Up 2014 @ Somerset House, London

Design // Friday, April 25, 2014
It seems about right. We noticed on April 2014 cover artist Andy Rementer's Instagram that he did a t-shirt for DC Shoes and Pick Me Up 2014, one of the best if not THE BEST graphic arts festivals in the world. And what seems right about it is that we learned about Rementer's work at the festival a few years back. Pick Me Up is held annually at the Somerset House in London, and basically get the right people together to show the right kind of graphic and illustrative and design arts.

New Work From Winnie Truong

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 25, 2014
Winnie Truong draws hair better than anyone, and her subjects are soulful and strange, but the way we categorize them in our minds says more about us than them. They are otherworldly and they seem comfortable being hairy, so who are we to judge? WInnie is featured in our May, 2014 issue and her "Rites of Passage" exhibition at Galleri Benoni in Denmark just closed this week!

Paintings by Troy Brooks

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 25, 2014
The women of Troy Brooks present an elaborate pageantry of characters observed in allegorical settings. These women play out intimate scenes through a detailed visual language. They are usually caught in moments where something transformative has or is about to happen. 

Vintage French Movie Posters (1927-1981)

Design // Friday, April 25, 2014
We like to check in with our friends over at 50watts from time to time and are always excited when they post new stuff! The latest is a collection of vintage French movie posters from 1927 to 1981, reproductions from expired auction listings at ha.com (heritage auction).

"Jump and Run" by Atelier Olschinsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 25, 2014
We are yet again enjoying new work from Vienna, Austria-based creative studio Atelier Olschinsky. Their newest series of illustrations, "Jump and Run" is just one of many illustration, graphic design, typography, and photography projects that the team (Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss) have been cranking out.

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