Buildings Inspired by Famous Works of Art

Design // Tuesday, March 18, 2014
We featured Italian architect and illustrator Federico Babina's Archiset series of illustrations depicting iconic architecture portrayed in films. He is back again with "Archist" an equally fun project that illustrates imaginary buildings inspired by famous works of art. What would a Warhol, Picasso, or Mondrian-designed house look like? 

JR @ Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 17, 2014
JR is probably one of the most recognizable artists working in contemporary and public art today. He has transcended pop-culture to be a spokesperson for public art. The exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda is being curated by Patricia Kamp in close collaboration with JR. Using photographs and videos by the artist, it presents his early and ongoing projects and thus provides a retrospective look into JR’s overall artistic development.

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal @ MoMA

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal celebrates the recent joint acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s extensive archive by MoMA and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.

Lucinda Grange explores off limit locations

Photography // Monday, March 17, 2014
Where others see impossibility, 25-year-old photographer, Lucinda Grange sees an opportunity to rise. As much intrepid as she is brimmed with talented, Grange scales some of the world's most iconic structures, often eluding security guards for the sake of the perfect shot. 

Nick Sethi "For Your Eyes Only Vol 1" @ Ed Varie, NYC

Photography // Monday, March 17, 2014
Ed. Varie is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Nick Sethi with  an opening reception on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 6-9pm. Orbiting the body of work presented in a self published zine, FOR YOUR EYES ONLY Vol 1., Nick Sethi continues to explore and expand the social investigation of intimate self-portraits, or as the Oxford dictionaries made the official in 2013, the selfie.

Nike SB x Air Jordan I by CR Stecyk III

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Long awaited and finally released this past Friday, Nike SB has released a silhouette of the Iconic Air Jordan I, designed by one of Juxtapoz' founders, CR Stecyk III. According to Hypebeast, "the shoe takes cues from his art installation'“Northwest Passage' and adopts his signature tribal identity alongside an iridescent upper reminiscent of bronze casting."

Recap: Juxtapoz Projects in Austin, Texas

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 17, 2014
During 2014 SXSW, Juxtapoz and Converse once again teamed up, bringing Richard Colman, Andrew Schoultz, Dennis McNett, and David Ellis to Austin to create installations, performances, and interactive art to accompany the music, tech, and film experiences going on throughout the early weeks of March. Here is a photo recap...

Recap: Juxtapoz and Brixton's "Sight & Sound' in Austin, Texas

Music // Monday, March 17, 2014
While it feels good to be back home in San Francisco after the craziness that is Austin during SXSW, we are already starting to miss the people we met, music we saw, and artists we worked with. This year, in the addition to public art projects, we also collaborated on special musical showcase, "Sight & Sound," with Brixton at the Yellow Jacket Social Club, featuring two huge line-ups including the newly reformed Coachwhips, Reigning Sound, Fresh & Onlys, Natural Child, Together Pangea, Drowning Men and more! Here is a photo recap...

Polish Versions of American Movie Posters

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Quipsologies, a site we frequent, recently put together a dozen polish versions of well-known American flim posters including Fatal Attraction, The Pink Panther, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and more.

Realistic Drawings by Steve Caldwell

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 17, 2014
This morning we check out UK-based artist Steve Caldwell's portraits. Known for producing meticulously realistic artwork in acrylics, Steve has produced work for exhibitions as well as private collections, commissions and the publishing industry including Puffin Books, Scholastic, Oxford University Press, and more.