Best of 2013: Geoff McFetridge, September 2013

Vault // Friday, December 27, 2013
Back in September 2013 in our print edition, we did a cover story with Los Angeles-based fine artist and designer Geoff McFetridge. His fine art paintings, a combination of powerful, simple concepts done in flat, beautiful colors had intrigued us for years, and because our last conversation with the artist was prior to this painting series, our Editor-in Chief, Evan Pricco, went to LA to discuss the new works. Here is the the September 2013 cover story...

Best of 2013: Map Paintings by Fernando Vicente

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Originally published on August 5th, 2013: We are fans of Madrid-based artist Fernando Vicente, and have shown his work several times before. Today we take a look at his Atlas series, a series of paintings on old maps where here skillfully transforms countries and continents into faces, animals, and skulls using acrylic paint.

Best of 2013: Greg Guillemin's 'The Secret Life of Superheroes'

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Originally published June 18th, 2013: Illustrator Gregoire Guillemin has introduced the second installment to his Secret Life of Superheroes series. Exposing superhero's daily lives, Gregoire features Marvel and DC characters doing normal things like Batman brushing his teeth, Wonder Woman stuffing her bra, Spiderman eating a burger, and Catwoman enganging in some NSFW activities with Ivy.

Converse Wall to Wall: Andrew Schoultz

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Today we take a look at former Juxtapoz Cover artist, recent subject in our Juxtapoz Presents video series, and all around favorite, Andrew Schoultz' contribution to the Converse Wall to Wall project that appears on the back of our magazine each month. Andrew painted the mural in our home town of San Francisco and you can catch him in a video documenting the process after the jump!

Reginald Pean's Rainbow Ladies

Erotica // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Reginald Pean has an appreciation for the female form. His pen drawings are eye catching. He allows us to be drawn in by the bold colors gracing these women's bodies.

Lieve Prins: Copy-Scan Art

Erotica // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Belgian-born Lieve Prins is internationally considered as a pioneer in copy-scan- art. She has refined her ability to speak with and through photocopy machines and scanners, transforming mundane reproducers of 2-D documents into a gorgeously expressive medium...

Tadanori Yokoo's Psychedelia

Illustration // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Tadanori Yokoo is one of Japan's most successful and internationally recognized graphic designers and artists. He began his career as a stage designer for avant garde theatre in Tokyo. In the late 1960s he became interested in mysticism and psychedelia, deepened by travels in India. Because his work was so attuned to 1960s pop culture, he has often been (unfairly) described as the "Japanese Andy Warhol" ...

Sam Pierpoint's 3D Paper Illustrations

Illustration // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Sam Pierpoint is inspired by culture, travel and Mother Nature. A lot of her work encapsulates the beauty and serenity that the natural world and beyond has to offer. 'My vast landscapes depict scenes from mountain peaks, fairytale wonderland right down to the deepest ocean beds and darkest caves.'  

Best of 2013: Julie Nord, August 2013

Vault // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Julie Nord has had solid showings at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and this 2013's show was no exception. Around the time her show, "The Children," opened at V1, we published this interview with the Danish artist in the August 2013 print edition of Juxtapoz. And keeping with the Best of 2013 theme, this was one of our favorite features from the year that was... 

Best of 2013: What One Finds on Google Street View

Photography // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Originally published on July 8, 2013: This morning we check-in with Montreal-based artist Jon Rafman. John started collecting screen captures of Google Street Views from a range of Street View blogs and his own exploration of the program. His Tumblr of his findings is one of the most fascinatiing world views, and art projects, we have seen in quite some time.

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