Best of 2013: Erik Parker, April 2013

Vault // Friday, December 20, 2013
For the past few days, we have been looking back at our print archives to see some of our favorite features from 2013, and today we show you the piece we did on NYC-based Erik Parker in April 2013. At the time the piece came out, Parker just opened a show at Pace Prints in NYC, and one of our favorite shows of 2012, "Bye, Bye Babylon" at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC. We caught Parker at a creative, prolific moment...

New Work From Killer Acid

Illustration // Friday, December 20, 2013
Rob Corradetti (Killer Acid) is an artist born in Delaware. He has called New York City his home for 13 years.  His drawings swarm with otherworldly characters, satanic monsters, perverted aliens, and rock and roll burn-outs. His Screen Prints are a marriage of intricate pen and ink drawings, cut and paste collage, and intense pop psychedelic colors...

LUSH "Original Illustrations" @ Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Our good friend LUSH is bringing his hilarious series of Instagram illustrations to Backwoods Gallery for a proper gallery showing. Aka, you can go buy one now. The show opens tonight, December 20th, and this could be a good time for you to get a Christmas gift for your very graffiti friendly family member.

Steven Harrington x colette Holiday Collection

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Keeping with some last minute, "I'm in Paris," looking for holiday ideas, Steven Harrington has created a capsule collection with colette that features some clever postcard designs, a candle, and a few lighters. We need a few lighters actually... how else do you light your scented candles to get in the holiday mood?

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: FUCT

Graffiti // Friday, December 20, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Fuct.

Luna Rienne Curates Permanent Collection for the Grand Hyatt SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Luna Rienne Gallery has curated seven-large scale paintings at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco in Union Square by local Bay Area artists David Choong Lee, Damon Soule, Mario Martinez, Reuben Rude, Erik Otto, and Ursula Xanthe Young.

Before I Die...

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Candy Chang, New Orleans artist, urban planner, and TED Senior Fellow, believes that, “Our public spaces are as profound as we allow them to be.” Passionate about personal well-being and shared life, Chang creates public art that prompts neighbors to think about and discuss their hopes and dreams.

Best of 2013: Miniature Models of Famous Artists in Their Studios

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
Originally published on March 8th, 2013: We are really enjoying New York-based painter and sculptor Joe Fig's miniature dioramas of famous artists in their studios. He has painstakingly sculpted the studios of everyone from Jackson Pollock to Ryan Mcginness!

David Guttenfelder: Instagrams From North Korea

Photography // Friday, December 20, 2013
David Guttenfelder, an Associated Press photographer, was recently awarded TIME's Instagram Photographer of the Year 2013 for this shots in the DPRK. The secretive, mysterious country has surprisingly loosened its censorship laws regarding foreigners and 3G capable cell phones. "In a country known for its censorship, I'm now uploading photos to Instagram from the streets of North Korea like I would anywhere else in the world. Through social media, I'm trying to piece together a picture of this country for the outside world..."

Photographs by Bobby Doherty

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 20, 2013
This morning we are enjoying the distinctive work of Bobby Doherty, a  Brooklyn-based photographer. Taking ordinary, familiar objects and looking at them in a distinctive and unique way, some of our favorite shots are the patterns and textures he arranges with sponges, trash, hair pins, toys, and rubber bands.

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