Cerith Wyn Evans at Frieze and Serpentine Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
We noticed an intriguing photo of a Cerith Wyn Evans chandelier on Frieze Art Fair's Instagram and did a little exploring to see more of his work.

Sigrid Calon's Embroidery-Inspired Designs

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Dutch visual artist Sigrid Calon's beautiful deisns are inspired by the stiched patterns of embroidery and based on the horizontals and diagonals of a piece of aida cloth. She uses a simple set of rules that allow lines to be repeated or combine, outlined or not, etc. She then introduces eith colors and complex gradients that are availabe in Risography to add depth and volume to the grids.

Wangechi Mutu "Nguva na Nyoka" @ Victoria Miro, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Wangechi Mutu just opened her second exhibition at Vicoria Miro gallery. Widely known for her elaborate collages that explore and subvert cultural preconceptions of the female body and the feminine, Mutu's practice has been described as engaging in her own unique form of myth-making...

Justin Adian "Strangers" @ Skarstedt, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Skarstedt London is delighted to announce Strangers, the first U.K exhibition by American artist Justin Adian. The exhibition will feature a series of new paintings and will coincide with Frieze London. Strangers is a meditation on Adian’s relationship with his works and the transformation that occurs once they have left the familial environment of the studio to venture out in the world: “Once something leaves the studio it changes, kinda moves onto its own life, its own scene.”

Slow Motion Macro Shots of the Human Body

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
In her video "O," NYC-based artist Cristina Rodriguez (Cris Gris) uses macro shots and slow motion to show abstracted views of the human body. 

Madrid Apartment Transformed by Cutting Spheres into the Walls

Design // Monday, October 20, 2014
Spanish architecture firm Churtichaga Quadra-Salcedo transformed an apartment in Madrid into a shared workspace by cutting cones and spheres into the walls. Developed with Sketchup, the inspiration came from the art of Gordon Matta Clark.

Opening: WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back the Streets, NYC

Street Art // Monday, October 20, 2014
Last Tuesday night in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, Juxtapoz took in the opening night preview of WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back the Streets campaign. WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back The Streets is a national traveling art initiative that connects today’s leading street artists with the brand’s mission to fight childhood obesity and promote healthy hydration among kids and teens, and the campaign returned to NYC this past week to showcase new artists who are now part of the project, including Jef Aerosol, Indie 184, Robert Janz, Cope2, iHeartStencils, and Stinkfish amongst others.

video: BOOM ft. Snoop Dogg - animated by Sawe

Graffiti // Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sawe was enlisted to animate a video by the Spanish DJ duo, The Zombie Kids in a song that features Snoop Dog. Brilliant video with a hilarious concept. 

"Wayward Cognitions" by Ed Templeton

Photography // Saturday, October 18, 2014
20 years worth of street life in it’s rawest form is captured by legendary skateboarder Ed Templeton in his recently released “Wayward Cognitions”, published by Um Yeah Arts. Addressing the grim culture with a deeply marginal, alternative angle, Templeton is unapologetic in his collection of photographs. 

RIP TRIGZ

Graffiti // Saturday, October 18, 2014
The graffiti community has tragically lost another influential character that friends refer to as hilarious, shy and most importantly a solid friend. Christopher Pebley aka TRIGZ (MSK, J4F, ICR) was killed last week in Hollywood after an altercation where a man cowardly shot Trigz. A father, a tattoo artist, actor and graffiti writer, Trigz had an unforgettable appearance from being covered in tattoos that included his face.

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