The Art of Sleep Paralysis

Photography // Thursday, April 24, 2014
At the age of fifteen, Nicolas Bruno began experiencing sleep paralysis where he would awake from frightening nightmares completely paralyzed and often hallucinate terrifying figures with obscured faces. Bruno decided to turn his passion for photography into a sort of therapy to help him cope with the sleep paralysis. When he would awake from his nightmares, he would write them down and later use them for photographic compositions. 

Corita Kent "but, there is only one thing that has power" @ Galerie Allen, Paris

Design // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Galerie Allen in Paris has extended the exhibtion, "But, There is Only One Thing That Has Power," the works of Sister Corita Kent through May 3rd, 2014. If you don't know Corita Kent's amazing silkscreen works, she used her distinct style for many social causes in the 1960s and beyond. As her Wiki page states, "In 1962 Corita began using popular culture as raw material for her work.Her screen prints often incorporated the archetypical product of brands of American consumerism alongside spiritual texts. . . "

Parra "Boss Hat" Print from HVW8 Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Amsterdam based artist, and former Juxtapoz cover artist Parra just released a brand new print, "Boss Hat," via HVW8 Gallery's webshop. Printed in an edition of 50, the silkscreen print is on 90lb Stonehenge 250gsm Paper and sits at 20" x 27". Go buy it now!

Digital Portraits by Kemi Mai

Illustration // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Kemi Mai is a self-taught artist based in the United Kingdom. Armed with photoshop and a tablet, Mai sets her female subjects against minimal backgrounds, incorporating abstract or surreal elements and vivid experiments in color. 

New piece by SpOne

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Greg Lamarche, know in the streets as SpOne, continues to paint some of the most intriguing and original walls with a spraycan. His knack for lettering, collage and design are immediately apparent with any of his work.

"It has no style" by Pref

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
A great new piece by Pref that says “It Has No Style” in his signature multi-layered style.

Beautiful Bits: DevArt - Art and Code as One

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Technology-based art can a bit of a tough sell. Getting people with scant knowledge of coding to transition from traditional to digital tools can be a challenge, even for a new generation of artists. So gargantuan Google has thrown its hat into the ring with DevArt, a contest oriented around creating art utilizing a combination of code, hardware, and openly available data in a unique and, hopefully, beautiful way...

Daniel Alexander Smith's Multiplied Bodies

Erotica // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Daniel Alexander Smith completed a BFA in Photography at The University of Georgia. He is currently an MFA Fellow at Indiana University. His work explores the ways in which history and civilization annihilate individual identity. Recent works include The Gold Standard, an installation addressing iconism in the de-mythologized present; Corpus, a series of figural friezes investigating individual and collective identity, “Inferno,” a mural restructuring the morality of the Divine Comedy in a world without God.

Moneyless "Paper Teller" @ Soze Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Soze Gallery is pleased to present “PAPER TELLER,” a solo exhibition of all new works by artist Moneyless, who is based out of Italy. Soze has featured Moneyless’ art previously in the “Graffuturism” exhibitions that have also traveled to White Walls Gallery...

Chris Lux “Painting and Drawings” @ Muddguts, Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Muddguts is proud to present the first New York solo show of Chris Lux, a San Francisco-based painter and sculptor. Lux is known for work that reflects his multilevel approach to history and visual arts. In his new exhibition “Painting and Drawings,” Lux continues expounding on this theme through numerous flat works, drawing inspiration from...

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