Liu Bolin: A Colorful World? @ Klein Sun Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 03, 2014
This coming week on September 11th, 2014, Chinese artist and invisible man Liu Bolin will open A Colorful World?, an exhibition of new sculptures, photographs, and lightboxes at Klein Sun Gallery in NYC. A Colorful World? is a reference to the countless multicolored advertisements and consumer goods that cloud today's understanding of oppression and injustice. Through lightboxes that speak to ideas of disappearance, detailed painted sculptures, and a continuation of his Hiding in the City series...

Smoke & Mirrors @ Marcas Contemporary Art

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 03, 2014
In line with its vision to support artistic diversity, Santa Ana's newly opened Marcas Contemporary Art presents “Smoke & Mirrors,” a group exhibition showcasing a cross section of trending themes in the ‘young’ contemporary art movement. Included in the exhibition are: figurative contemporary painters like Tom Garner, whose 20 years in Italy infuses his art with classical ideals...

Converse Wall to Wall: Jeff Soto in Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Longtime friend and two-time Juxtapoz cover artist Jeff Soto was the latest to participate in Converse's Wall to Wall project and his mural in South Central Los Angeles is featured on our October 2014 issue.

LCAD + Thalia + VANS @ Laguna College of Art + Design

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
This last week Laguna College of Art + Design opened LCAD + Thalia + VANS, an aciton sports design exhibition with VANS and Thalia. All of the designs and products in the exhibition are the results of in-class projects with LCAD’S innovative Design + Digital Media Action Sports BFA program. LCAD is the first college in the world to offer a degree in Action Sports Design...

Chris Sembrot's "Urban Surfers"

Photography // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
"Motivated by a beautiful woman and with the help of three close friends, I learned to surf so I could one day say, "I surf" says Philadelphia-based photographer Chris Sembrot when speaking on his project Urban Surfers. Shot entirely in natural light at 6:00 A.M, surfers are documented out of the water in the urban environment in a one-block radius from their home. 

Paintings by Robin F. Williams

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
We love these paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Robin F. Williams. She has a fantastic sense of color, light, texture and composition.

Christopher Conn Askew's Sekret City

Erotica // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Christopher Conn Askew is the creator of Sekret City, a name that Christopher says refers to the secret little city that he keeps inside. His own inner world of dreams and nightmares, desires and fears, and most of all his questions and mysteries. This city is populated by  martyrs, talking animals, gods and goddesses...

Illustrations and Prints by Lijie Ong

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
On this fine morning we are enjoying the surreal illustrations of Singaporean illustration Lijie Ong. This particular series features 'narratives brimming with metaphors, weaving morbidly lush landscapes and anatomized bodies' in her journey to 'translate a disoriented reality of vulnerability and self-awareness.'

Intricately Cut Newspapers by Myriam Dion

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Canadian artist Myriam Dion will take a newspaper and intricately cuts patterns into the pages, leaving behind elements of an article's text or photographs. These elements perfectly compliment the incredible detailed and flawless patterns in the final work.

The work of John Michael Fulton

Photography // Tuesday, September 02, 2014
The personal work of photographer John Michael Fulton is dynamic, with a swirling lock of hair or curving silhouette often completing his cinematic compositions. Fulton’s photographs show a keen awareness of the figure, a skill likely developed from his work in fashion photography. Fearless displays of rich color, the images pop with reds or blues.

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