Paintings by Owusu-Ankoma

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
It all began in my childhood. As a young adolescent I made drawings on almost everything I could get my hands on. I had the tendency to dream and daydream, so I developed into an absentminded dreamer who saw goodness and beauty in nature and people. This has been the foundation of my artistic career...

Yutaka Sone's "Little Manhattan" is Carved From Marble

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Carved from marble, Yutaka Sone's "Little Manhattan" sculpture recreates a bird-eye's view with incredible painstaking architectural details replicated from trips on helicopters, Google Earth, and photographs. Across a wide range of media—predominantly sculpture but also painting, drawing, photography, video, and performance...

Watch: A Full 3D Recreation of Gyula's “Budavár Repossession”

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Graphic artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas has made a full l3D recreation of Hungarian painter Benczúr Gyula‘s “Budavár repossession.” “First of all this project started as a funny challenge from my wife, but became something more. We were on holiday solving riddles, and there was a medieval painting in the booklet. My wife asked me if i can do it in 3D? Watch a video after the jump...  

The Work of Diane Victor

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
This morning we thought we'd take a look back at the work of Diane Victor, who was profiled in our 2008 African Art issue. Diane has established herself as a major figure in the South African and International art communities and is renowned for her expert printmaking and draughtsmanship...

video: Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Years | KQED Arts

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Depending on whose telling it, graffiti history will vary from person to person. What one writer saw in the streets another may have not. KQED Art School has put together rarely-seen photos of San Francisco Bay Area graffiti in the 1980s captured by photographer Jim Prigoff, co-author of the seminal book on early graffiti "Spraycan Art". Graffiti artist Neon describes from his point of view the styles, spots, and writers that had an early influence on the Bay Area graffiti scene.

Capa in Color

Photography // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Until May 4, the International Center of Photography in New York will be displaying their exhibition “Capa in Color”. The show consists of over 100 color prints taken by famed black-and-white war photographer Robert Capa from the 1940’s to 1954, the year he died. Although some of his images had been published in magazines, the bulk of the images on display have never been exhibited or seen before. 

"Cruising" by Chad States

Photography // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Chad States has worked in a number of experimental methods within photography, using images from "selection apps" of smart phones in his project titled ‘Trade’, distrusting several images in a fake newspaper titled "‘Everybody Has a Hungry Heart," and an experimental documentary project titled "Cruising."

Bela Borsodi 'Mythology'

Erotica // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Bela Borsodi heightens the fantasy of fashion photography in his 'Mythology' series, transforming his (often nude) models into Minotaurs, Medusas and other legendary hybrids. Borsodi was born in Vienna in 1966. After studying graphic design and fine art he started to work as a photographer. In 1992 Bela moved to New York and in 1999 he focused on still life photography, which is still the main direction of his work. Bela lives and works in New York.

Opening: Bates "Still Going Strong 1984 -2104" @ Le-Fix Gallery, Denmark

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Le-Fix Gallery just opened a special exhibition by legendary graffiti writer, Bates, entitled “Still Going Strong 1984 – 2014." Bates is an old school writer from Copenhagen who have been making his name known all over the world since the late '80s. Our good friend Henrik Haven took pictures at the opening and around the gallery that we can share with you today... the show runs through April 9, 2014.

Mark Whalen "Stranded" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Merry Karnowsky Gallery is proud to present Mark Whalen’s latest exhibition: “Stranded.“ From his beginnings in Sydney Australia, Whalen has evolved into an artist whose meticulously crafted paintings and sculptures examine the human experience by exploring invention, communication, emotion, sexuality, interaction and ritual – all with an undercurrent of quiet absurdity.

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