Wonderfully Bizarre, Creepy Sculptures by Erika Sanada

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
  If you want to really creep out those kids trick or treating at your house this year, get at couple of these sculptures by Erika Sanada to decorate entry way! "My work reflects the weird and the creepy; I am fascinated with the dark side," Erika says. “Odd Things” is my current body of work and I use ceramic for making bizarre creatures. They have extra body parts such as multiple arms, legs, teeth and ears. These are how I express my sensitive mind.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, October 24, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

LAX / SFO Thinkspace Invades San Francisco (Part Deux)

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Los Angeles based gallery Thinkspace has teamed up with Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco to present 'LAX / SFO'. This special pop-up group exhibition has been curated by Thinkspace and marks the second time the gallery has worked with SF gallerist Ken Harman to bring the best of the burgeoning New Contemporary movement to the Bay Area.

Hyperreal Paintings by Kyle Barnes

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Kyle Barnes is an artist we are getting into today, and just randomly came across some of his process shots and got hooked. From his site: "From Cookstown, Northern Ireland, Kyle Barnes graduated from The University of Ulster, Belfast, in 2010 with a BA Hons degree in Fine and Applied Arts. Since then he has won the Towry prize at the National Open Art Competition, exhibited at the prestigious Pallant House Gallery in Chicester and most recently been awarded the KPMG Young Artist Award at the RUA Belfast.

Video Director Hiro Murai talks Craft

Music // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Hiro Murai is the director behind some of our favorite music videos of the last few years, including Earl Sweatshirt's "Chum," Frank Ocean's "Forrest Gump," St Vincent's "Cheerleader," amongst others. As part of the Pitchfork Director ID series, Hiro talks shop and craft about making videos in the YouTube era, as being influenced by Ron Mueck. 

Tis The Season

Photography // Thursday, October 23, 2014
In 2010, photographer Joey L. ventured into Brooklyn to photograph the seasonal trick-or-treaters in their seasonal environment. By using black and white imagery, Joey adds a mysteriousness to each subject that he photographs in his series “Halloween in Brooklyn.” 

An update with Pynbl

Graffiti // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Today we check in on what Bay Area writer, Pynbl has been up to in the spray department.

Intersections: Bernardi Roig "NO/Escape"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Mounting six sculptural works in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, Bernardi Roig challenges visitors perception and experience in NO/Escape, on view beginning October 25. His project addresses the existential dualities of entrapment and liberation, blinding and illumination, absence and presenc

The Bull Fighter Paintings by Christian Gaillard

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Somewhere, Ernest Hemingway is happy. And perhaps a littly tipsy. Perhaps both. In the spirit of "The Sun Also Rises," or maybe a connection we are just making in our own heads because of the subject matter, French artist Christian Gaillard has been painting this intricate and stunning portraits of bullfighters since the 1980s.

"Snow White" by Sanne de Wilde

Photography // Thursday, October 23, 2014
Sanne de Wilde puts metaphors into use in her beautiful series titled Snow White. Wilde relates photographic material to people with albinism, noting that both are light sensitive. Light leaves an irreversible imprint on their body.

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