Sickboy "Make It Last Forever" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
UK street art pioneer Sickboy makes his first London gallery appearance this summer with Make It Last Forever, a multi-disciplinary exhibition designed specifically for The Outsiders London. The bold, comprehensive showcase features a unique body of surreal, cosmic canvases alongside a technicolour installation inspired from personal assemblages and years of sacred memorabilia. Make It Last Forever celebrates a poignant embodiment of the artist's inspirations and creative endeavours to date, and provides a unique multimedia diary that seeks to outlive its creator.

Bizarre Sculptures by Cameron Stalheim

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
Well, these are disturbing. In a good way. We came across the sculpture works of Cameron Stalheim this morning, and they are quite intense and grotesque. Cameron says of his work, " I am interested in fantasy, reality and the objectification that happens in between." Most of these pieces are made from plastics, foams, steel, and acrylic.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, August 15, 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. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

the photography of Shoji Ueda

Photography // Friday, August 15, 2014
Surrealist photographer Shoji Ueda composed statuesque figures far across sweeping sand dune backdrops. These sand dunes were located in his home region of Tottori, Japan and became the primary location for his incredible pictures, which regularly featured his wife and three children. 

Watch: Lupita Nyong'o on Wangechi Mutu

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
Check out this clip of Lupita Nyong'o (Best Supporting Actress, Twelve Years a Slave) talking about her favorite artist, Wangechi Mutu. Wangechi was a special cover of our November 2008 African Art issue and remains one of our favorite artists.

Artists are Giving NYC Choking Posters a Makeover

Design // Friday, August 15, 2014
Restaurants are required by law in New York and most other states to post instructions on how to save someone who is choking. However, in the last couple of years NYC restaurant owners have started to replace the official poster (designed by Steve Duenes) with new ones designed by local artists, illustrators, and designers.

Paintings by Phil Hale

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 15, 2014
London-based painter Phil Hale's "current work focuses on figure as well, in depictions of slightly surreal scenes with strange characters performing various physical feats, usually in a confrontation of some sort. He seems to take keen interest in tension and emphasis of angular and dynamic aspects of the figure, almost always incorporating slight anatomical distortions to great effect."

Sever Font

Graffiti // Friday, August 15, 2014
Sever who is one of the cleanest painters and really knows how to make the simplest letters floss, recently painted this piece in San Francisco.

Converse Wall to Wall: Brendan Monroe in Berkeley, CA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Brendan Monroe used to paint the most beautiful blobs you could ever see. And even though he isn’t a scientist, he transforms biology into fine art, finding the spaces between consciousness and ambiguity...

Juno Calypso's "Joyce"

Photography // Thursday, August 14, 2014
With the right pink accessories and a housewife’s robe, photographer Juno Calypso becomes Joyce. During a Cindy Sherman-esque ritual of production, she transforms into her character Joyce, whose dead-eyed stare is captivating and erie.

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