The Works of Ethan Murrow

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 31, 2014
The characters in Ethan Murrow's amazingly rendered narratives are consistently averse to criticism and assistance. These figures, mostly male, are doomed to failure and prone to dysfunction...

Rorik Smith's Polyhedral Panoramas

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 31, 2014
If you want to be disoriented, as well as impressed, then these "polyhedral panorama" illustrations from Rorik Smith are quite amazing to behold. The North Wales based artist says of his work, "Dedicated to the solution of visual problems, the development and application of graphical representation systems to investigate and record the character of collections..."

Divine. Just Because.

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 31, 2014
I love October. Not only is it the month of Halloween (my favorite religious holiday), but it is also the month of Divine’s birth (Oct. 19th is the special day, Happy Belated, Beautiful!). John Waters’s muse. David Hockney painted him, Anthony Friedkin photographed him, Andy Warhol interviewed him. Enjoy!

Trixter RF

Graffiti // Thursday, October 30, 2014
Trixter from Los Angeles has mastered his spray autograph and continues to produce amazing new pieces all the time.

Last House Standing by Ben Marcin

Photography // Thursday, October 30, 2014
Living and working in Baltimore, MD, an area of constant demolition and reconstruction, photographer Ben Marcin became fascinated by the existence of lone row houses. Homes that were once nestled in a row of other matching building, but have since been left standing alone. 

Designers Hack 3D Printer to Make an Automated Tattoo Machine

Design // Thursday, October 30, 2014
Appropriate Audiences, a Paris-based design studio, has taken a 3D printer and combined it with a tattooist's needle to make an automated Tattoo "Printer." The studio took Autodesk software and turned tattoo designs into digital files that are downloaded into the machine. Then, a brave soul inserts the part of their body they wish to get tattooed and the needle starts working away at their skin. The needle is able to read and respond to changes in skin texture and the dimensions of the limb.

Nadezhda Illarionova's Dark Fairy Tales

Illustration // Thursday, October 30, 2014
Nadezhda Illarionova is a Russian graphic artist and illustrator. Her whimsical illustrations, with nude nymph harpists and a cathedral filled with grisaille human-swan hybrids, seem as if they are pulled right from children's stories. But with dark, earthy palettes and faces that range from surprised to devious, we suspect these images telling the Grimm not Disney versions.

The Quiet Life x Katsuo Design

Design // Thursday, October 30, 2014
For The Quiet Life's latest collection, the brand collaborated with Japanese artist and illustrator Yusuke of Katsuo Design. To celebrate the resulting "Jump On It" there is a pop up show at The Slow Culture Gallery in Los Angles through Sunday, November 2ndKatsuo has put together a special installation of wooden sculptures & xerox posters for the event.

Andy Warhol And His Mother's Little-Known Collaborations

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 30, 2014
Way before Andy Warhol became the Pop pioneer that we now know him to be, he worked as a freelance children’s book illustrator. And in 1954, Andy and his mother Julia Warhola released a limited-edition book titled 25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy. Not only is the title quirkily ungrammatical, there are only 16 cats in the book. Enjoy!

Juxtapoz Hyperreal: Perspective - Zaria Forman

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Juxtapoz Hyperreal, the newest addition to our book series, features a new generation of painters who have excelled at photorealism and hyperrealism, but have taken the mediums and injected them with new styles, techniques, ideas and individual personality. Brooklyn-based artist Zaria Forman, who is included in the book, draws large scale pastels that document Earth's shifting landscape and the effects of pregressive climate change.

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