New Kinda Roids...

Graffiti // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Never really sticking to one particular style or method, Roids continues to challenge and evolve with his graffiti. This one is certainly unique in many ways.

Black and White Photography by Yusuke Yamatani

Photography // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
We have loved the photography of Japan's Yusuke Yamatani for years, and seeing that he will open his new solo exhibition at Yuka Tsuruno Gallery in Tokyo on February 12, we thought it would be a good idea to see some of the black and white photos from the artist.

Ceramics, Not Wood, From Christopher David White

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Yes, this sculpture by Christopher David White looks like wood, and yes, it's actually ceramic, and yes, we are still not convinced but we will take the artist's word for it. The piece, Cycles of Decay, was made to resemble old wood, and explained by White, "Often, the process of change occurs at an almost unnoticeable rate...

Jean-Pierre Seguin's Toy Soldier Portraits

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Montreal-based artist Jean-Pierre Seguin uses thousands of painted toy soldiers to construct portraits and scenes. Seguin's process involves studying a source image from a distance and then painting each individual soldier (sometimes over 15,000) a different color. 

The Works of Francesco Lo Castro

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
The multicolor paintings of Florida-based artist Francesco Lo Castro recently caught our attention. Using oils, acrylics, spray paint, silkscreen as well as layered epoxy resin and gold leaf, hes created a technicolor word of geometrics.

The Work of Monir Farmanfarmaian

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
http://synapticstimuli.com/Born in Tehran in 1924, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian is at the forefront of contemporary Iranian art. Her work illustrates a commitment to traditional Persian techniques and patterns, combining mirror mosaics, Islamic geometric patterns and...

"Control Room" by Roxy Paine

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Artist Roxy Paine takes the concept of a diorama to a new level, creating life-size recreations of fast-food restaurants or a control room. Payne is inspired by environments that are meant to be activated by human interaction. This installation, titled Control Room, is hand-carved from birch wood, formed with steal, and finished with automotive paint. 

Paintings by Brett Williams

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
We are enjoying these paintings by South African artist Brett Williams. Brett is a self-taught artist who is also color blind and currently based in Cape Town.

“Time For Change” by Waone of Interesni Kazki in India

Street Art // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Waone of the surrealist muralist duo, Interesni Kazk,i has been trekking through India and occasionally leaving one of his otherworldly pieces behind. The one is on the side of a small weathered building and is entitled “Time for Change.” It's located in Kairalinagar, Varkala, Kerala, India.

Louise Zhang's Neon Viscera

Illustration // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Louise Zhang's brilliantly psychedelic abstractions are mind-numbing meditations on the vagaries of color. Great fields of purples and pinks gradate into intestinal tracts of neon viscerae, the cosmos and the microscopic all coming to mind in a candy-sweet cacophony. 

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