Nod Young: Journey To The West

Illustration // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Based in Beijing artist and designer Nod Young illustrated this traditional Chinese story titled Journey To The West. Young has been imagining what these characters could look like for over a decade and he has now finally personified them.

Through the Lens of Iconic Surf Photographer Steve Sherman

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
For over 20 years now, Sherms has built a career on being able to blend into any situation and capture the most intimate of moments. Best known for his portraits of athletes, artists and musicians from the likes of; Andy Irons, Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, C.R. Stecyk III, Tony Hawk, Dane Reynolds, and Eddie Vedder...

Product Etc x Brendan Monroe for Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i 2014

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
For Pow! Wow! 2014, Product Etcetera recently teamed up with artist Brendan Monroe on this video and a t-shirt and towel as part of their "Pacific Wave" kit. Watch the video after the jump!

UNIV x Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz Benefit & Auction for Waves For Water

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Perhaps you followed our Instagram feed during the week of Art Basel 2013, but you may have saw our collaborative surfboard project with Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery. In Miami, we kickstarted the project that will soon be fully announced as a full auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Preview: How Nosm "Way Things Are" @ Pace Prints, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
When it comes to exhibiting fine art editions, NYC's Pace Prints has been the pantheon for some of the most important artists of the day, ushering the careers of a wave of up-and-coming museum staples, such as George Condo, Julian Schnabel, Shepard Fairey, Chuck Close, Ryan McGinness, Ghada Amer, Erik Parker, and Ed Ruscha. The list of artists who have made prints with Pace Editions and shown in the Pace Prints gallery is enviable.

The Works of Ellen van Engelen

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
With our Juxtapoz Psychedelic book and psychedelic-themed March 2014 issue out over the past month, we have been enjoying our research and look into more new psych influenced artists from around the globe. Belgium's Ellen van Engelen is the newest to hit our radar, who creates work in the vein of late 1960's Beach Boys' album cover art. 

Preview: Mel Kadel "Tied Up" @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Mel Kadel's beautiful artwork graced the cover of our February 2014 issue, a great way to kick off the year for us. Travis Millard took the helm of the interview and had friends, family, and colleagues interview Mel about her art, process, and career. Now we have a chance to see the new body of work at Merry Karnowsky Gallery this month. 

"Holy Men" by Joey L.

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Photographer, director and novelist, Joey L. continues his photojournalistic "Holy Men" series in Varanasi, India, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. His latest installment, which explores the lifestyle and culture of the sadhus, is a profound reflection on the practices of asceticism, self-denial, and spiritual liberation. 

Video: KQED Arts Presents "In the Gallery with Olek"

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Olek, who was featured in our February 2014 issue, was back in San Francisco recently for her installation at White Walls Project Space. Watch this video by KQED Arts as they go behind the scenes with her as she installs the new piece and discusses her artistic path, process and intentions.

Tomokazu Matsuyama's Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
We've previously enjoyed Tomokazu Matsuyama's paintings on this site before, but this morning we thought we'd show you some of his sculptures. Matsuyama spent his childhood between Japan and America, bring up questions about his national and individual identity. This is reflected in both the style and subject of many of his paintings as he draws influences from both modern art and Japanese art from the Edo and Meiji eras.  

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