Manifesto: Ericailcane & Blu in Process, Mexico City

Street Art // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Our friends and colleagues at Juxtapoz Latin America have been presenting a new street art project in Mexico City, MANIFESTO, with some of the top muralists and interventionists in the world. Blu, Ericailcane, Swoon, Saner, JAZ, Ciler, and Curiot are just some of the names involved, and today we have some process shots of Blu and Ericailcane. 

The Weird Wonderland of Tim Walker

Photography // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We are huge fans of the photography work of English-born Tim Walker, who turns fashion shoots and celebrity portraits into fine art showcases. There are some great shots of the Fanning sisters, Tilda Swinton, Jessica Chastain, and other Oscar-nominated actors and actresses. We grabbed a mixture of a his work, which has been collected by The Victoria & Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Blake Little Covers his Subjects in Gallons of Honey

Photography // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
For Blake Little’s latest work, “Preservation,” Little executes a simple premise and a singular technique in which his mostly unclothed subjects are covered in gallons of honey while being photographed in the studio. It’s unwieldy, and evidence of that carries through into the pictures, in the faces and bodies of the models and in the dramatic configurations of the honey itself -- all serving to highlight this unique creative process further.

Living Artworks Created From Coral Reef Organisms

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Take an exclusive look at the process behind Coral Morphologic's living artworks, colorful reefs created using coral polyps native to Miami. Watch as the scientific art collective explores the visual storytelling potential of coral reef organisms through film, multimedia and site-specific artworks. Additionally, learn how rising sea levels, combined with government dredging projects, are impacting not only corals, but the entire fate of Miami.

Your Favorite Cartoon Characters Carved in Crayons

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
While we've admired the art of crayon carving before, we've never seen multi-colored sculptures like these by Hoang Tran. Tran ads the extra color detail by melting wax from other crayons and applying it to the carving. 

Os Gemeos Create Sculpture Inside an Old Military Bunker

Street Art // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Os Gemeos have created a sculptural work within an ol military-style bunker in the gardens of Rio de Janeiro's Museu Caso do Pontal, Pascali Semerdijian Arquitetos. The museum is dedicated to popular Brazilian folk art and historical artifacts. 

An Update with Pat Perry

Illustration // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We love checking in with the always wonderful Pat Perry (featured March, 2013). He has been updating his website with lots of new sketchbooks, paintings, illustrations, and public works for all to enjoy!

Ice Cube Celebrates the Eames

Design // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Eames loving, Ice Cube-listening, Los Angeles-appreciating staff at Juxtapoz somehow missed this video of Ice Cube celebrating the Eames... 

Opening: Robert Williams "Slang Aesthetics" & 20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz @ LA Municipal Art Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 23, 2015
On Saturday at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Robert Williams owned the night. Not only was there a grand opening of his new body of work, "Slang Aesthetics!" but the influence of his work and vision was on full display. As we have mentioned in our March 2015 cover story and previews to "20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz," anyone who can make it out to the LAMAG and check out this show, open through April 19, will be blown away but Robert's work, but also the graat artists included. Here are some opening night photoos... 

On Sale: Juxtapoz Editions - Sage Vaughn & Kristin Farr

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 23, 2015
The LA Art Book Fair, presented by the good people of Printed Matter, is one of our favorite art events of the year and a chance for us to check the best in independent publishing, whether it be vintage books, new books, zines, collectibles, and other periodicals. Juxtapoz again will have a booth this year, and along with new mags, old mags, and books, we will release two new zines under the Juxtapoz Editions imprint: Sage Vaughn "Vanitas" and Kristin Farr "Magic Hecksagons."

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