Robbo RIP

Graffiti // Monday, August 04, 2014
Last week, London-based graffiti legend Robbo passed away. The prolific writer, who rose to prominence in the ‘80s and disappeared off the scene in the early ‘90s, left a large impact on the UK scene. In 2009, Robbo emerged from retirement after the world famous street artist, Banksy painted over but incorporated one of Robbo’s pieces that dated back to 1985. 

Outtakes From David Bowie's "Heroes" Cover Shoot

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 04, 2014
In our August 2014 issue, we investigate the alter ego's of David Bowie ahead of the David Bowie Is... exhibition arriving in Chicago this September. During our research we came across these outtakes from the 1977 "Heroes" cover shoot by Masayoshi Sukita. Enjoy!

Watch: Kimchi and Chips' "Light Barrier"

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 04, 2014
Kimchi and Chips create phantoms of light in the air, crossing millions of calibrated beams with their work . The light installation creates floating graphic objects which animate through space as they do through time. A fascination with natural light drove the technique of the impressionist painters, they explored new qualities of colour and the trail of time...

Gateway to Death Valley

Photography // Monday, August 04, 2014
In her photographic series “Gateway to Death Valley”, artist Pamela Littkty documented life in the towns of Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada which both call themselves the gateways to Death Valley. Littky’s images portray the desolate landscape and the weathered inhabitants that choose to call it home. 

Ceramic Sculptures by Beth Cavener Stichter

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 04, 2014
There are primitive animal instincts lurking in our own depths, waiting for the chance to slide past a conscious moment. The sculptures I create focus on human psychology, stripped of context and rationalization, and articulated through animal and human forms. On the surface, these figures are simply feral and domestic individuals suspended in a moment of tension...

Michelle Morin's Latest Works

Illustration // Monday, August 04, 2014
Michelle Morin is an artist who lives and works on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. She studied painting and art history at Massachusetts College of Art. Michelle has worked for many years in the horticultural field cultivating a true relationship with plants...

The Animation of Musician and Artist Chad VanGaalen

Illustration // Monday, August 04, 2014
Canadian artist, animator and musician Chad VanGaalen is truly a triple-threat. Signed to Sub Pop Records, Chad has been releasing music since 2001. Having a true understanding of sound, Chad's artistic abilities are enhanced tenfold...

Giuse's Anthropomorphic Animals

Illustration // Sunday, August 03, 2014
Illustrator Giuse Modica has a thing for giving animals human-like attributes, from a dog popping an ollie to an elephant riding a vespa. Giuse graduated in 2009 from Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam. He also studied abroad at the Art Institute Boston, where he spent most his time studying traditional animation, comic art and character design. Modica also has a passion for children's illustration.

Opening: ART ALLIANCE: THE PROVOCATEURS, Chicago

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
For the past few weeks, we have been gong into the vaults to show you some of the history of the artists that were partcipating in "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" that is happening through August 3 in Chicago. Today, we have shots from yesterday's opening, along with the final looks of the four murals painted near Lollapolooza by Cleon Peterson, Shepard Fairey, Retna, and Pose.

Juxtapoz Presents: A Studio Visit with Deedee Cheriel

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Ahead of her upcoming show at Merry Karnowski Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, we stopped by Deedee Cheriel's studio for a little visit! Deedee Cheriel transforms personal experience into folklore through an amalgam of influences both personal and universal. East Indian Art, spirituality, environmentalism, ritual, and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest all inform the artist's work and give context to often-personal narratives...

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