The Works of Ellen van Engelen

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
With our Juxtapoz Psychedelic book and psychedelic-themed March 2014 issue out over the past month, we have been enjoying our research and look into more new psych influenced artists from around the globe. Belgium's Ellen van Engelen is the newest to hit our radar, who creates work in the vein of late 1960's Beach Boys' album cover art. 

Preview: Mel Kadel "Tied Up" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Mel Kadel's beautiful artwork graced the cover of our February 2014 issue, a great way to kick off the year for us. Travis Millard took the helm of the interview and had friends, family, and colleagues interview Mel about her art, process, and career. Now we have a chance to see the new body of work at Merry Karnowsky Gallery this month. 

"Holy Men" by Joey L.

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Photographer, director and novelist, Joey L. continues his photojournalistic "Holy Men" series in Varanasi, India, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. His latest installment, which explores the lifestyle and culture of the sadhus, is a profound reflection on the practices of asceticism, self-denial, and spiritual liberation. 

Video: KQED Arts Presents "In the Gallery with Olek"

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Olek, who was featured in our February 2014 issue, was back in San Francisco recently for her installation at White Walls Project Space. Watch this video by KQED Arts as they go behind the scenes with her as she installs the new piece and discusses her artistic path, process and intentions.

Tomokazu Matsuyama's Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
We've previously enjoyed Tomokazu Matsuyama's paintings on this site before, but this morning we thought we'd show you some of his sculptures. Matsuyama spent his childhood between Japan and America, bring up questions about his national and individual identity. This is reflected in both the style and subject of many of his paintings as he draws influences from both modern art and Japanese art from the Edo and Meiji eras.  

Tobias Rehberger "Home and Away and Outside" @ Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Home and Away and Outside at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is an exhibition in three parts by Tobias Rehberger, one of the most influential German artists of his generation. An artist who defies categorisation, Rehberger creates objects, sculptures and environments as diverse in subject, media and context, as they are prolific...

A sleepover with strangers

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Bieke Depoorter is a member of Magnum Photos. She works on long-term projects, and among the vast number of photographic work revolving around strangers hers is a standout. In “Ou Menya” she travelled throughout Russia, knowing very little of the language, and asked to spend a single night in strangers houses. 

Shawn Feeney's Musical Anatomy

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Musical instruments are prosthetics for body parts we never had. They can extend and transform voice, gesture, and exhalation. The mystery of their forms is matched by the invisible oddity of their sounds. But what if the prosthetics were unnecessary? This series by Shawn Feeney imagines bodies with musical anatomies, referencing musicians from a variety of genres and traditions.

Chris Trueman "Beneath The Skin" @ Edward Cella, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Chris Trueman studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, graduating in 2003 with a dual degree in painting and digital media. Now based in Southern California, Trueman has exhibited around the world with an upcoming solo show, Beneath The Skin, at Edward Cella Art + Architecture in Los Angeles, opening March 8th.

Last Gasp Logo Design Contest

Design // Monday, March 03, 2014
Last Gasp has announced their first ever Last Gasp Logo Contest! Design an original Last Gasp skull logo and claim your place in history. Fame and fortune await! Last Gasp's mercurial skull logo has been around since Last Gasp was just a twinkle in Ron Turner's eye...

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