Alana Dee Haynes' Decorated Photographs

Illustration // Friday, February 14, 2014
Alana Dee Haynes lets her imagination creep all over her works. She meticulously illustrates photographs with expertly placed patterns. These decorations are so intentional that they seem to take on a life of...

The Disturbing Sculptures of Dongwook Lee

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
Dongwook Lee's works focus on the contradictions that are fundamentally inherent in human existence and life. Exquisitely hyper-realistic and surrealistically imagined renditions of his miniature human figures are staged in absurd situations in Lee's works, in which the bleak everyday life transforms into poetic horror....

Richard Hamilton Retrospective @ Tate Modern

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
British born artist Richard Hamilton will be having a retrospective show at the Tate Modern in London, running through May, 2014. Hamilton is credited to have created some of the earliest forms of pop art during his groundbreaking installation Fun House in 1956. Tate Modern's exhibit is a perfect tribute to Hamilton's impressive 60 year career.

Paintings by John Reuss

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
The multi-talented, German-born, Denmark-based artist John Reuss comes from a background in graphic layout and design, marketing and communication, and, in addition to a BA in Computer Science, is an excellent self-taught painter whose work we are very much enjoying this morning....

The photography of Madame Peripetie

Photography // Friday, February 14, 2014
Born in Poland but now based in London, Sylwana Zybura who goes under the name Madam Peripetie, is a highly imaginative photographer who creates surreal, visually vibrant, unconventional characters using a variety of props and make-up / hair design...

Colored Pencil Illustrations by Taisuke Mohri

Erotica // Thursday, February 13, 2014
Japanese artist Taisuke Mohri creates these photo realistic images using only colored pencil on paper. Close-ups of Taisuke's work show the detail in each fold of his subject's skin. Taisuke is even able to...

Paul Mavrides "Art Work Makes You Free" @ Steven Wolf Fine Arts, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
Juxtapoz is going to make a field trip today to a show that we are really exicted about, but seeing that it comes down on Saturday, we think you need to head over as well if you are in the San Francisco Bay Area. Paul Mavrides, a member of the influential Zap Comix! underground comic collective and longtime resident of SF's Mission District, has a show up at Steven Wolf Fine Arts. This is Mavrides' first show in 10 years, and is a collection of found object wood paintings.  

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, February 13, 2014
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 Carnage NYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Psychedelic 1960s: The Poster Art of Rick Griffin

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
Coinciding with our special feature in our March 2014 issue on the rock poster art scene in San Francisco in the 1960s, we are looking at the portfolios of the "Big 5" who helped define the era. Of all the famous 1960s poster artists, especially living and working in San Francisco during that time period, Rick Griffin is widely considered to be the most influential. Part psychedelic, part sexual revolution, part comics, part surf bohemia, Griffin embodies California's visual history. 

Scott Campbell "The Smartest Thing I Ever Did Were Foolish Things For Love" @ Galerie Gmurzynska, St. Moritz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
From the press release of tattoo and fine artist Scott Campbell's new exhibition: Emerging from a New York group of artists of the early 2000’s, consisting of Nate Lowman, Dan Colen and Dash Snow, Campbell has become an internationally recognized figure within the art world. Known for his intricate works in a variety of unusual and exciting mediums, Campbell is at the forefront of young artists reintroducing craft and technique into art.