The Chalk Work of Philippe Baudelocque

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
We love the chalk work of Paris-based artist, Philippe Baudelocque and get excited whenever we something new pop up. He uses complex designs and patterns to create a variety of different animals with the ultra impermanent medium. 

The Work of Boris Pelcer

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
"I can sense the presence of enclosed spaces within my psyche. A hidden collection of obscure moods & thoughts that I can't quite comprehend. In attempt to better comprehend some of it, I've developed this series. It is a stroll of curiosity in search of something insightful, somewhere within the hidden valleys of my psyche."

PVC Pipe Sculptures by Kang Duck-Bong

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Korean artist Kang Duck-Bong creates these great and playful sculptures from PVC pipes. The works give a sense of motion, with multi-colors combining to create a unique blur effect.

Erin Riley, Lucien Shapiro, Andreas Englund and More @ Select Fair, Miami

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
One of our favorite sites, Empty Kingdom, has teamed up with Select Fair this year to bring several great artists to Art Basel in Miami. Lucien Shapiro (featured in our December 2013 issue), Andreas Englund, Amanda Elizabeth Joseph, Erin Riley (news soon!), Scott Hove, and Shawn Barber make up the list of artists that Empty Kingdom chose! The EK/SELECT exhibition will be held in the famous South Beach area at the Catalina Hotel in Miami, Florida, where they’ll be carrying out a complete art take over! So make it a stop on your rounds around town this week!

The Art of Llew Mejia

Illustration // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Llew Mejia is a stylistic illustrator skilled in hand-drawn illustration, pattern/print, packaging, branding and computer-generated illustration. His interests include travel, textiles, fashion, folk art, wallpaper and all types of candy (except chocolate). His detailed illustrations find inspiration in old occult books and scientific illustration. Mejia also has a penchant for creating patterns and typography, making his illustrative output very inclusive. 

The Imagination Issue curated by Alex Pardee On Sale Now

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Juxtapoz' 20th year begins with a special issue curated by Alex Pardee. "The Imagination Issue" is just that: a look into the special worlds and imaginative universes created by some of our favorite artists and creatives working in the world today. From David Copperfield's world of magic, the Lonely Island's original brand of parody and music, inside Wolvesmouth's kitchen, and into the studios of fine artists Charlie Immer, Tara McPherson, Greg "Craola" Simkins, Scott C, and more. "The Imagination Issue" explores where creativity can take you, where it was born, and how an artist can transform the regular into a special world for us to share. 

The Newsstand @ The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
We have been showcasing events and art scenes that we think you should check out during the Art Basel week festivities from December 4—8, 2013, and one thing we definitely think you should schedule is roaming over to The Newsstand and partaking in their events and vibe at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. They will ne recreated a classic NYC subway newsstand style to sell zines and other small run publications... 

"SID: Superman Is Dead": Dennis Morris and Shepard Fairey @ Subliminal Projects, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
A little something special for the post-Basel, pre-Christmas and New Year cheer in the art world will be going down in Los Angeles at Subliminal Projects on December 19, 2013. Shepard Fairey and photographer Dennis Morris have collaborated on a series of  paintings, prints and photographs in "SID: Superman Is Dead," work created around the Sex Pistols and legendary bassist Sid Vicious. An installation of a hotel room Sid destroyed after a night of drinks, drugs, and depression in 1977 will also be on view.

Swoon "Motherlands" @ Galerie LJ, Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
For the collaborative space we are opening with Chandran Gallery at the Beach House in the Shore Club South Beach, Swoon and Monica Canilao collaborated on some new pieces that we will be showcasing. But this past weekend, Swoon opened a brand new solo show, Motherlands, at Galerie LJ in Paris, featuring a complete new body of work... 

Kollektiv Plus Zwei's Sculptures Look Like Giant Candy

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Stefanie Högl and Matthias Borowski are kollektiv plus zwei. For the project, "The Importance of the Obvious," they have chosen to look at the dormant potential of materials and how they could be put to use. "First I've taken a close look at food, which, although itself a material, requires entirely different and often unique or experimental preparation methods...Attracted by the material characteristics of candies, I translated their colours, textures, layering, and expressions into designs."

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