The Work of Samira Hodaei

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The works of the Iranian artist Samira Hodaei remind the viewer of writings of Persian poetry. Haunting, double-edged, rich in symbolism and complexity. But clearly the most distinctive feature of the artist’s oeuvre is to be found in her unusual technique. Samira Hodaei applies meticulously tiny dots of glass paint to the canvas millimeter for millimeter that are based on photographs...

Agenda: Emerge Conference w/ Shepard Fairey, Bob Hurley, and more

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Agenda Emerge is a creative and brand building conference featuring today's most iconic creative directors, industry leaders and entrepreneurs in the youth marketplace. A highly curated platform where industry insights and business intricacies are shared. Agenda MErge will take place on January 6th, 2014 in Long Beach, CA and will feature a heavy-hitting line-up of speakers including Shepard Fairey, Tinker Hatfield...

The Joy of Montana Life

Photography // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
In his series “Montana Life”, photographer Jason Lindsey gives us a glimpse into the wild west side of Montana living. Through the use of photographic triptychs and diptychs, Lindsey not only romanticizes the lives he portrays, but also exposes the camaraderie and love that exists within the communities he photographs. 

May the Road Rise to Meet You

Photography // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Following her father, a traveling salesman, on his trips around the country, American photographer Sara Macel created the body of work May the Road Rise to Meet You. Exploring the life of someone alone on the road, Macel dissects the changing nature of what "the road" really means. 

Best of 2014: Cleon Peterson, October Cover Artist

Vault // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
These paintings are violent, rampant with murder, rape and brutality, all the things envisioned when thinking of a Gestapo past or some distant Orwellian vision. Upon looking at these paintings or anything that physically disturbs us, there is always a hesitancy to acknowledge the present. The “right now” is rarely considered, yet we all know violence and intimidation aren’t just the products of secret war missions and totalitarian aspirations...

Best of 2014: Pink, A series by Prue Stent

Erotica // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Let's take a moment to celebrate the color pink, in all its glory, in all its rare use in the natural world or art in general. For some reason, seeing this great series of Pink by Melbourne's Prue Stent made us realize just how rare pjnk is used, or better yet, how rare it is that pink is used well. From Staged Photography, "The themes of her photography center around femininity and the struggle of identity in women. The color pink is used to represent femininity either physically or emotionally throughout her work."

In the Magazine: Rachell Sumpter & Jacob Magraw

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Escaping to the beautiful landscape of Puget Sound, the collaborative efforts of Sumpter and Magraw have turned nature into technicolor explosions.

Drawings by Langley Fox

Illustration // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Langley Fox is a Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator working with high-profile fashion clients like Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton. With powerful pencil skills, she renders figures beautifully in a style that is both classic and contemporary. Side note: she is Hemingway’s great grand-daughter and clearly shares the family talent. 

Cahill Wessel in Color

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 30, 2014
We posted some of Cahill Wessel’s black-and-white drawings this fall, and his work that uses a full color spectrum is even trippier and more mesmerizing. You could get lost in these images...

Tippi Hedren's 400 Pound House Cat

Photography // Monday, December 29, 2014
In 1971, TIME photographer Michael Rougier spent time photographing actress Tippi Hedren, her daughter Melanie Griffiths, and their 400 pound pet lion, Neil at their California home. Though known as a gifted actress, Hedren was also a predominant animal-rights activist and conservationist with the Roar Foundation, which advocated for big cats.