"Calculation" Drawings by Rafael Araujo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Using only a pencil, ruler and protractor, Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates these beautiful renderings of the three dimensional space butterflies occupy and the mathematical spirals of sea shells. 

The Works of Colin Chillag

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 21, 2014
A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, we are enjoying these deconstructed portraits from Colin Chillag. At some points complete, and at times appearing to be in process, Chillag constructs these pieces like passing memories, where certain details remain but others fleeting.

Traffic Light Series by Lucas Zimmermann

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 20, 2014
Ah, to be 20 years old with really good ideas and execution. Wish we could say that was us, but then we see works like this from Landau and Weimar, Germany-based photographer Lucas Zimmermann, and we know we were still amateur at that age. All these shots were taken of traffic lights in the fog near Weimar, Germany.

R. Crumb's Fantasies

Erotica // Monday, January 20, 2014
R. Crumb is an American artist, illustrator, and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream. Crumb was a founder of the underground comix movement and is regarded as its most prominent figure. Though one of the most celebrated of comic book artists, Crumb's entire career has unfolded outside the mainstream comic book publishing industry.

Darion McCoy: Psychedelic Nouveau

Illustration // Monday, January 20, 2014
Illustrator Darion McCoy's distorted style of psychedelic, nouveau portraiture, that stems from his surrealist imagination has brought him recognition by the  New York Society of Illustrators' -as winner of their most prestigious The Joyce Kitchell Award in 2010. Since then, his talents have continued to grow and develop.

New work from Pref

Graffiti // Sunday, January 19, 2014
Pref has been pounding the pavement recently, painting several new walls in his signature multi-layered style. Each piece contains different words and sayings. Some are easily decipherable, while will challenge and strain your eyes. Good luck!

Rone paints three images of a women in Berlin

Street Art // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Last month, Rone pulled of this awesome mural on the side of a residential building, working around the windows and balconies, and conveniently next to a train line for commuters to see daily. Located in Berlin, the wall was curated by the Strychinin Gallery in part of Project “M.” The Melbourne-based artist painted three images of a women in his photo-realistic style.

An Update with Bates

Graffiti // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Seasoned spray can technician, Bates, has already painted more pieces in 2014 than most will paint in the next six months! In the last two weeks, the Copenhagen-based artist has turnt things up and left a massive cloud of fumes in his wake. You can see some of the evidence here.

Going West by Andy Rementer and Margherita Urbani

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 18, 2014
What you are going to notice over the next few months is that we are huge fans of Andy Rementer, and the works he does with Margherita Urbani are just fantastic. This particular animation was a teaser for a comic story by Rementer and Urbani that was featured in Apartamento magazine #12.

"The Tearpot" by Johnson Tsang

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 18, 2014
Maybe tea time can just get a little weirder. We have really been enjoying the bizarre ceramic and sculptural works of Johnson Tsang, and his "Tearpot" just adds to the addiction we have. Tsang currently is showing at the Taipei Yingge Ceramics Museum through Sunday, January 19th, if you happen to be in Taiwan.

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