Announcing: Nuart 2014 kicks off September 6, 2014

Street Art // Monday, August 11, 2014
As we love to do each year, we are heading off to one of the world's premier public and street art festivals, Nuart, and we are very excited today to show the launch video for Nuart 2014. In early September 2014, a group of the world's leading street artists will be in the city of Stavanger, Norway, working within the city and around the city, creating installations, all the while we discuss the changing landscape of street art and public art around the world. We get smart, the artists make us smarter, and its one of the great festivals each year that we take part in.

Living Walls 2014

Graffiti // Monday, August 11, 2014
Hello again Atlanta aka Hotlanta aka A-Town aka ATL! Juxtapoz has once again made its way down south to cover the 5th annual Living Walls Conference and all the events surrounding it. Over the next couple of days, we will be bringing you exclusive coverage of murals being painted by local and international artists, as well as the various other activities involved such as music, lectures, gallery exhibits, bike tours and more!

An Update with Soviet

Graffiti // Monday, August 11, 2014
Today we check in on what Baltimore graffiti writer, Soviet has been up to in the spray department.

I am Walé Respect Me

Photography // Monday, August 11, 2014
Having grown up in the Democratic Replublic of the Congo, photographer Patrick Willocq works to depict the country he loves in a way that provides the viewer with an intimate glimpse into the tribal traditions that are still being practices in DR Congo. In his series “I am Walé Respect Me”, Willocq creates a visual narrative describing the stories of multiple Walés (primiparous nursing mothers). 

The photography of Sean Mundy

Photography // Monday, August 11, 2014
Simplistic yet allegorical, 22-year-old photographer Sean Mundy draws meaning and inspiration from his subjectivity, creating fantastical albeit impassioned images that embody a palette of emotion.

Video: Self Evident Truths

Photography // Sunday, August 10, 2014
iO Tillett Wright’s project The Self Evident Truths is a photographic document of 10,000 people in the USA that identify as anything other than 100% straight – as in, if you are anywhere on the LGBTQ spectrum in any way, even 1% gay, they want to take your picture!

Bizarre Illustrations by Shohei Otomo

Erotica // Sunday, August 10, 2014
Using a ball point pen, illustrator Shohei Otomo creates some pretty strange works, including this piece in particular, depicting an erotic moment with an octopus. In his own expressive way, Otomo makes theses bizarre sexual encounters...

Illustrations by Diogo Hornburg

Illustration // Sunday, August 10, 2014
Illustrator and graphic designer Diogo Hornburg has a thing for Day of the Dead and animal imagery. His pieces are characterized by delicate linework and a fluency in both color and black and white. He is based in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil.

Moisés Mahiques: Double-Blind

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 08, 2014
Imagine dying. What happens after you die? What would your surroundings be like? There are infinite ideas and beliefs of the “after-life”. Dark, eerie, and ghostly illustrations by Moisés Mahiques kickstart our imagination of the purgatory that could proceed us. Creepy, mostly nude, fragile yet muscular looking figures overlap in repetitious motion while owning a distinct pose. The rundown destroyed environments pair nicely as desolate abandoned spaces holding the figures as if they are groups of spirits stuck in the reality they left.

Neil Dawson’s Suspended Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 08, 2014
Neil Dawson’s sculptures trick the eye and mesmerize anyone who comes in contact with it. His designs of shapes and forms are cleverly suspended by wires, creating illusions and compositions that hold infinite dimensions. As you scale the sculptures, the realization that the negative space is part of the entire piece, becomes increasingly apparent. Whether placed in nature or urban environments, these pieces are whimsical and encapsulate a feeling of monumental achievement. 

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