Trailer: "Jodorowsky's Dune" directed by Frank Pavich

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
In 1974, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films El Topo and The HOly Mountain launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon, began work on his most ambitious project yet. Starring his own 12 year old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali, featuring music by Pink Foyd and at by some of the most provocative talents of the era...

Joris Aarman's Metal 3D Printing Robot

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
Dutch designer Joris Laarman, who previously developed a 3D-printing technique that uses quick-drying resin to draw sculptures in mid-air, has recently created a robot that can print with metals including stainless steel, aluminum, bronze or copper. Using a robot typically used in car manufacturing, the method ads small amounts of molten metal at a time, allowing for lines to be printed in mid air. The lines can also be printed to intersect with each other, creating self-supporting structures.

The Work of Bridget Riley

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
When English painter Bridget Riley, one of the foremost exponents of Op Art and geometric abstraction, first began to paint the black and white works for which she is best known, they were said to induce sensation in viewers as varied as seasick and sky diving. "I couldn't get near what I wanted through seeing, recognizing and recreating, so I stood the problem on its head...

Hell’O Monsters Collective

Illustration // Sunday, February 23, 2014
Hell’O Monsters collective emerged in the late 1990s as a result of the meeting between Jerôme Meynen, François Dieltiens and Antoine Detaille. They quickly left behind wall art, graffiti letters and spray paint in favour of paper, characters, ink drawings and paint, moving on to sculpture, installations and wall drawing...  

"Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited" @ Galerie Rudolfinum, Czech Republic

Photography // Sunday, February 23, 2014
The exhibition "Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited" is currently on display at the Galerie Rudolfinum in the Czech Republic and the roster of photographers is impressive. 

ROID x INSA in 'Paradise'

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 22, 2014
Bringing the heat per usual, London based ROID and INSA turned POW! POW! Hawaii out this year by creating this larger than life animation of the wall they painted. Having to paint, and re-paint the large scale piece in Oahu's Honolulu, the duo put together this mind melting bit of GIF-ITI in their signature styles and palettes for you to watch on repeat x 1000.

Andrew Schoultz x Hannah Stouffer for POW! WOW! Hawaii

Illustration // Saturday, February 22, 2014
It was a big month out in Oahu this February, as the annual Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 came together. With artists coming in from all over the globe to paint in the streets of Honolulu, we were fortunate enough to be able to take part in the action. With a massive collaboration on a 151ft. long wall, artists Hannah Stouffer and Andrew Schultz, both now reigning from Los Angeles, CA ...

The photography of Shomei Tomatsu

Photography // Saturday, February 22, 2014
Shomei Tomatsu who passed away only two years ago was an influential black and white Japanese photographer, who created one of the defining portraits of postwar Japan. 

Photorealism and Jantina Peperkamp

Illustration // Friday, February 21, 2014
The photorealistic painting of the Dutch artist Jantina Peperkamp emit a soft and exquisite light with an incredible precision, while the viewers can read a certain loneliness and desolation in it. The final result is established by the energy that arises between the artist and her model, as the artist functions as observer and as identifier. Because Jantina Peperkamp considers all her paintings as self-portraits, and it is very important for the painter to recognize herself in her models.  

video: Roger Ballen's Asylum of the Birds (trailer)

Photography // Friday, February 21, 2014
To promote Roger Ballen’s upcoming book Asylum of the Birds being published by Thames & Hudson in April, this short video was created and it will certainly leave you in anticipation for its release. Ballen’s extensive and iconic photography work has spanned several decades, gaining a broader exposure globally in his collaboration with Die Antwoord music videos. 

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