Veronika Richterova's Repurposed Plastic Bottle Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Czech artist Veronika Richterová takes recycled plastic PET bottles and transforms them in to creative objects and sculptures including light fixtures, plants, and even animals! "When I found out by chance, that plastic bottles could be deformed by heat, I decided to create a sculpture from this material. Immediately, I had the idea that it could be called PET-art however, I took it only as one of my visual experimentations. 

In the Magazine: Sarah Cain

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 07, 2015
I met the artist Sarah Cain in her studio in Los Angeles where she’s completing work for upcoming museum shows—at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and at the Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh—plus a solo show at Honor Fraser gallery in LA. We had a rambling conversation about what inspires her work, how she manages her career and what it’s like to be a woman in the art world, all the while nibbling on fresh raspberries and dark chocolate with sea salt. It was just as incredible as it sounds.

Watch: KR3W "Rights Refused with French Sayer"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Richard 'French' Sayer recently became one of KR3W's Rights Refused artists. French recently relocated from foggy London to the sunny city of Melbourne, Australia and they have caught up with him to document a day in the life of the artist and illustrator.

Gigs x Twist 1993

Graffiti // Monday, April 06, 2015
We love stumbling on old Bay Area graffiti photos like this one of Gigs Fsc and Twist way back in 1993. Hard to believe that was 22 years ago now!

Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs

Photography // Monday, April 06, 2015
Last month a book of photographs taken of Frida Kahlo in the last years of her life was published by Harry N. Abrams. For two years, photographer Gisèle Freund was welcomed into the home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera allowing her to intimately document their daily lives. The images provide a glimpse into the personal practices of two of the most renowned painters in the medium’s history. 

Josh Jefferson's Harmonious Discards

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
We've been following artist and sax player Josh Jefferson on Instagram and enjoying his posts of his prolific studio practice. Balancing gently on the line between figurative and abstract painting, his brushwork is unusual with a lot of depth and quirks. 

Collier Schorr's "8 Women"

Erotica // Monday, April 06, 2015
Collier Schorr's earliest works utilized appropriated ads from fashion magazines to address issues of authorship and desire. The works introduced a female gaze into the debate about female representation...

Artists Install Bust of Snowden at Brooklyn War Memorial

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
Early this morning a group of artists installed a massive bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn's Fort Green Park. A trio of artists and their helpers hauled the 100-pund sculpture and attached it to a section of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, a memorial to Revolutionary War Soldiers.

Kaz Oshiro: Everyday Objects Made of Canvas

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 06, 2015
A new Kaz Oshiro exhibit, “Diffuse Reflection,” just opened at Galerie Frank Elbaz in Paris, and the pictures do not disappoint. We have been impressed with the LA artist’s work for years now, watching with awe as he turns wood, canvas and paint into three dimensional trompe-l’oeil sculptures of everyday objects...


Photography // Sunday, April 05, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Catherine Opie will be speaking on her work at the Brooklyn Campus which is open free to the public and will be held on April 8, 2015. Opie is an American photographer based in Los Angeles where she is professor of Photography at UCLA. 


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