Kofie in Milan, Italy

Graffiti // Thursday, May 08, 2014
Los Angeles-based artist, Kofie, decorated the underside of this canal bridge in Milan Italy with his signature abstract designs and forms. This wall was painted during the ASSIOMA Exhibition at Avantgarden Gallery.

Update: Sculptures by Christina Cordova

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 08, 2014
North Carolina-based artist Christina Cordova's ceramic sculptures range from 'tabletop size to larger than life. Some are black, others white. They may be riding a beast, or adrift on a boat, or perched on an island in an archipelago, ready to hop to the next place.' "I feel my work performs in different layers,” she says...

Behind the Scenes Photos From 2001: A Space Odyssey

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 08, 2014
Occasionally here on the site we like to search out behind the scenes photos from the sets of some of our favorite directors and their films. Not too long ago we showed you Chewbacca's photos from the set of Star Wars and late last year we took a look at photos from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. We hope you enjoy this morning's addition: behind the scene photos from Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Paintings by Anna Wypych

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 08, 2014
Polish artist Anna Wypych specializes in figurative realism. Her lifelike oil paintings seem effortless in the way that Anna captures the supple, natural curve of skin. In Anna's self portrait, she has successfully recreated all the details...

New Work from Ilse Weisfelt

Illustration // Thursday, May 08, 2014
Netherland artist Ilse Weisfelt's latest illustrations have titles like "Grannies Collection", "Do Yourself a Flavour" and "Chiquita Bandita." Ilse's works are often limited to three colors with variations in shades of each color...

Jonathan LeVine & Carlo McCormick talk "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine"

Vault // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
On Thursday May 15 through June 14, 2014, Juxtapoz and Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be showcasing a special group exhibiition, "Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine," at both LeVine spaces in New York City. The show's curation features a wide-range of cover artists and emerging talent that has spanned the two decades of Juxtapoz, including Robert Williams, Swoon, Dr Lakra, Conor Harrington, Camille Rose Garcia, Revok, Parra, Doze Green, Mark Ryden, Maya Hayuk, Shepard Fairey, Grotesk... the list goes on. In conjunction with the show, we had art critic Carlo McCormick sit down with old friend Jonathan LeVine to discuss Juxtapoz' past, present, future, and how the East Coast helped shape the magazine's trajectory.

Miss Van & Olek @ StolenSpace Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
May 2014 at StolenSpace brings an exhibitions of works by revered female street artists, and longtime Juxtapoz stalwarts Miss Van and Olek. The exhibition will divide the gallery into two spaces: In Gallery 1, Miss Van will exhibit a new body of work titled 'Glamorous Darkness'. In Gallery 2, Olek will exhibit never-before-seen photographic works and installation, 'Let's not get caught, let's keep going'. Having previously collaborated on public artworks, and exhibited together in many group shows across the world, StolenSpace is proud to bring these artists together to produce their first two-person show.

assume vivid astro focus @ Suzanne Geiss Company, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The Suzanne Geiss Company is pleased to present new work by assume vivid astro focus (avaf). In their first major solo exhibition in New York since 2008, avaf interfaces geometric abstraction and transgender imagery in paintings that challenge social and sexual norms. The show opens on May 7. 2014. 

123Klan @ Station 16, Montreal

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
A few months back in our print edition, we handed over the tourist agency duties of Montreal to 123Klan, where the French-born, Montreal based "graffiti posse" founded by husband and wife Scien & Mrs Klor in 1992, told us the best places to eat, drink, see art, or get some culture. One of the places they mentioned? Station 16. And you know what? Now 123Klan is opening of paintings at Station 16 from May 8-14, 2014.

Music Video: Flying Lotus "Phantasm" directed by Markus Hofko

Music // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
We saw this amazing video for Flying Lotus' track "Phantasm" from the album "Until the Quiet Comes," and was just reminded about how incredible it was when we saw it reposted on ItsNiceThat. Director Markus Hofko filmed this surreal adventure over two days on Desert Rd, on the North Island of New Zealand. He notes about the production: "2 characters and me behind the camera was all there was. Nice and simple. And complicated." Enjoy.

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