Illustrations by DZO Olivier

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 26, 2013
French graphic designer DZO Olivier is a self taught painter and illustrator who is attracted by all forms of artistic expression. He is currently studying at the Graduate School of Fine Arts in Toulouse.

"Skhizein," A Short Animation About A Man who is 91cm From Himself

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 26, 2013
This short, charming animation by Jeremy Clapin follows the life of a man who is randomly struck by a giant meteor nobody else saw. Rather than kill him, it moved his physical form 91cm away from where it normally should be. We recommened taking a few minutes out of your day to watch this delightful story.

"Human Dilatations," Photographs by Roger Weiss

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 26, 2013
Swiss photographer Roger Weiss' Human Dilatation series 'does not fear the marks of frailness of the body and its imperfections but rather encourages the female image to appear as a whole: a shape by itself, in a game of istortions that allows one to differently relate to the image, entirely detached from the sterotypical and hypocritical notion of beauty.'

Michael Wandelmaier Illustration

Illustration // Sunday, August 25, 2013
Michael Wandelmaier is an illustrtor based in Toronto, Canada, whos influences include Max Beckmann, Paul Pope, Wes Anderson, Jim Henson, Wong Kar-Wai, Coen Brothers, Neil Young and Stephen Jay Gould. Michael also admits to a strong adoration in compulsive book shopping, canoes, cooking, music and discussing art with his special lady friend, artist Jessica Fortner.   

Jonny Ruzzo's Erotic Tendencies

Erotica // Sunday, August 25, 2013
Jonny Ruzzo grew up in a large town in the small state of Rhode Island, and moved out in 2008. He currently reside in New York City, where he work as an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. 'My work deals with superficiality, sexuality, gender, and social views. I use bright colors and shiny, metallic materials because they are beautiful. I ask myself a lot of questions, and painting is my attempt at an answer.' he states  

Strange New Feelings: A Film About Ed Templeton

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 24, 2013
Strange New Feelings is a documentary that will examine the life of artist and skateboard legend Ed Templeton as he navigates a blossoming art career and a transition from professional skateboarding. The film features interviews with art world contemporaries, fellow professional skateboarders and family members as Ed travels around the world to share his unique perspective on youth and age, religion and sex, beauty and disfigurement.

An Update with Aris

Street Art // Saturday, August 24, 2013
The simplistic abstract formation paintings of Italian artist, Aris, are unique in comparison to the majority of current work being created in the streets. Occasionally, if you examine the piece well, you can distinguish figures and natural elements present in the abstractions. The artist has updated his Flickr with a number of new works on walls and trains, and we have them here for your viewing pleasure.

Samples by Gris1

Graffiti // Saturday, August 24, 2013
Take slices of five different pieces and throw them on a wall. That’s exactly what happened with this new Gris1.

Askew "Entropy" @ Inner State Gallery, Detroit

Illustration // Friday, August 23, 2013
Opening on August 23rd at Detroit’s Inner State Gallery, Entropy is ASKEW’s first international solo exhibition. Through this new body of work "Entropy" further refines Askew's unique method of portraiture where the medium and portrait's subject become a metaphor for a much bigger conversation....

Geoff McFetridge: Drawings for Nike SB Dunks, circa 2011

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 23, 2013
Back in 2011, in conjunction with September 2013 cover artist Geoff McFetridge's mini skate park installation for MOCA's Art In the Streets exhibition, the Los Angeles-based artist created 24 unique pairs of Nike SB Dunks, with each shoe being made from an original paper painting. The sneakers were then auctioned off to benefit the MOCA Foundation. In honor of the project, we take a look back at some of the great drawings that made their way into the series... 

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