Juxtapoz // Monday, March 02, 2015
Each artist wields a certain kind of mojo that make human hearts skip a beat. The more one looks at their works, the more one will start to see the emotional complexity that makes their paintings far deeper than just being eye candy for the soul. Their works span the full array of human emotions, from longing to innocence, to surreal flights of fantasy that only begin to hint at the more solemn emotions that most of us try and hide.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 02, 2015
Natural Cannabis Company’s High Art 2015 is underway and the initial response has been overwhelming with artists from all over the world submitting their designs in hopes of grabbing one of the top prizes including $5,000 cash , a MacBook Pro, and a year long product feature with The Natural Cannabis Company.
Photography // Sunday, March 01, 2015
Curated by Peter Galassi, former Chief Curator of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, “In the Studio: Photographs,” includes over 150 photographs by 40 artists—spanning from the origin of the medium to the late twentieth century—and is divided into three particularly rich themes within the broader subject of images of the artist's studio.
Graffiti // Sunday, March 01, 2015
Two weeks after the attacks on Charlie Hebdo graffiti photographer Ralph Roelse from the Netherlands went to Paris to hang out with TOMEK from the infamous Parisian PAL CREW. They climbed buildings, bombed walls, smashed party’s and had a lot of fun on the streets of the capital of love.
Graffiti // Saturday, February 28, 2015
This past Saturday Sofles Graffiti Mapped premiered at White Night Melbourne which was a giant festival that over 500,000 people attended. This mural is Sofles' largest to date at over 5 stories high. Check out the video of this massive thing being painted!
Photography // Saturday, February 28, 2015
London-based photographer, Emily Stein has photographed a wide range of subjects, but we are especially fond of her playful series entitled Bubblegum. The photographer explains, “Bubblegum is a portrait series of children and teenagers shot on a beach in New York State over the Summer of 2013. The transience of youth has always been a popular theme in the history of western painting. In the symbolic language of this tradition, bubbles represent the transience of life."
In Session // Friday, February 27, 2015
Northern California-based artist Thomas Campbell will be opening an artist-in-residence at Fullerton College in the Fullerton Art Dept. opening on March 5, 2015. Not only can you go and watch Thomas work, he will be giving an artist talk on March 4th where admission will be free and you can learn from one of the most-diverse artists working today.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 27, 2015
Now that Birdman has won the Oscar for Best Picture and Best Director, and launched a thousand opinions, praises and criticisms, we found this cool little short video about some of the editing tricks that Alejandro González Iñárritu used in creating his "single edit" style film. A pretty cool look at how precise everything needed to be as you follow the characters around the Broadway playhouse.
Photography // Friday, February 27, 2015
While pursuing an MFA at the School of Visual Arts in 2012, Anna Beeke began Sylania as a concentrated study of the ethereal woods of the Pacific Northwest that eventually led to a broader survey of forests across the country.