Barbara Kruger "Early Works" @ Skarstedt London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Skarstedt London is delighted to announce its forthcoming exhibition of seminal early works by American artist Barbara Kruger( Juxtapoz cover artist, November 2010).. The exhibition features Kruger’s large-scale black and white photographs, overlaid with provocative captions in bold Futura type. This group of works, selected from the 1980s, examines the cultural constructions of power, identity and sexuality through their juxtaposition of text and imagery.

"Several Object Assemblages" by Michael Younker

Photography // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Several Object Assemblages is a series of images by photographer Michael Younker that aim to focus on the sculptural aspects of a still live and the relationships of the objects within it. Touching on themes from pop art and minimalism, Younker creates dry, austere, sculptural compositions and photographs them without the added distraction of color. 

Vintage Vogue Covers

Design // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
These vintage illustrated Vogue magazine covers caught our eye, making it hard to believe that this is the magazine you see in the grocery store today. The typefaces and illustrated figures are fascinating blasts from the past taking us to the fashion and design of the early twentieth century. The simple, hand-illustrated design is something that has become a thing of the past and a visual treat to enjoy.

Juxtapoz x Squarespace: Beyond the Cover

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A Robert Williams exhibition is an event, and on the occasion that Juxtapoz's founder unveils his first new body of work in 6 years at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery on February 21, 2015, he is the cover of our newest March 2015 issue. It’s a chance to celebrate not only an outsider legend, but a pioneer of underground aesthetics that have come to define an era of art and culture...

Chow Mein, Chop Suey & Porous Walker

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Our buddy Porous Walker often recedes into his cave for long stretches, leaving us wondering what he's up to and what he's been drawing. Well, wonder no longer, friends! Our dear Porous is having a one-day only art show and anthology book release at Asia Cafe Chinese Restaurant in Napa at the end of this month. It'll be worth the trip to get your hands on a new book of his drawings, which have a serious cult following...

The Nudes of Jean Clemmer

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
One of the world's most renowned erotic fashion photographers, Swiss-born Jean Clemmer's iconic photographs of 1960's Paris explore the utopian fantasies and sexual freedom of the era, focusing on the eroticism of French couturier Paco Rabanne's semi-nude models, dressed in his "unwearable" fashions of futuristic plastic and aluminum chain-mail jewelry.

An Update with Dan-ah Kim

Illustration // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dan-ah Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and resides in Brooklyn, NY. Her works are delicate, full of texture, patterns and minute details. The loveliness and preciousness of her picture book-like illustrations are met with hints of darkness, solitude and a certain air of gravitas. A graduate of the Pratt Institute, she currently makes art and works in film and television.

The 2015 High Art! Design Contest

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Natural Cannabis Company is launching its second annual High Art challenge hosted by Juxtapoz, an international design competition to develop product packaging for three different Natural Cannabis Company product lines. This year’s challenge, which kicks off February 11th, includes over $12,000 in prizes in addition to an ongoing artist feature throughout the year.

"Tokyo With No Ads" by Nicolas Damiens

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 10, 2015
You've seen "Lost In Translation." And you probably have a friend right now in Tokyo going balls to the wall on their Instagram account taking photos of them. That's right, Tokyo is synonymous with lighted billboards, constant bombardments of advertisements, and just amazingly super-future streets. French designer, Nicolas Damiens, envisions Tokyo with no ads, sort of a Sao Paulo situation, and has created a series of Animated Gifs and photos with no ads, no logos, just blank Tokyo billboards. 

"//_PATH" by Mark Dorf

Photography // Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Mark Dorf is a photographer and sculptor from Louisville Kentucky. Mixing his photography with digital media, Dorf explores the relationships between the natural and digital worlds. His series //_PATH uses early 3D scanning technology to create geometric forms within the plane of a landscape. 

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