Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Photography // Monday, October 27, 2014
The UK's Natural History Museum has announced the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners. Now in its 50th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a global showcase of the very best nature photography.This year's winning photos document all manner of creatures from a pride of lions to a pair of hummingbirds. The competition, open to photographers worldwide, recognizes both adult and youth winners and awards the top photo with £10,000 and a trophy.

Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files @ Grimaldi Gavin, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 27, 2014
Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files is a selection of photographs of Russian prisoners tattoos collected by Arkady Bronnikov between the mid-1960s and mid-1980s. A senior expert in criminalistics at the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs for over thirty years, part of Bronnikov's duties involved visiting correctional institutions of the Ural and Siberia regions.

How to Paint with Fire

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 27, 2014
For the past 14 years, Spazuk has developed and perfected a unique technique that allows him to use the flame of a candle or the flame of a torch as a pencil to create his paintings with trails of soot. Using various tools, he intuitively sculpt the plumes of soot left behind in response to the shapes that appear on the canvas.

Marci Washington's "Sleeping Spell" Zine

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 27, 2014
Follow a haunting narrative in Marci Washinton's newest zine...

video: Spray In Your Lane With Begr

Graffiti // Sunday, October 26, 2014
Begr gets funky and adds a new piece to a virgin wall somewhere in one of Detroit's many abandoned buildings.

Pratt Photography Lectures - An-My Lê

Photography // Sunday, October 26, 2014
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Vietnam born, New York-based photographer, An-My Lê will be having a lecture open free to the public on October 29, 2014. Lê is a professor of photography at Bard College. She has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. 

video: Obe and Amuse 126 Paint a Trailer

Graffiti // Saturday, October 25, 2014
Watch as Obe and Amuse 126 add some nice colors to an otherwise boring old 50 foot trailer.

In the Magazine: Alex Roulette

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Artists often emulate their interests, and when Alex Roulette mentioned his affinity for the depth of emotion that can be conveyed in a short story, there was an obvious parallel with his work. I already wanted to read a book that could tie his paintings together. His work could easily accompany a New Yorker fiction piece, and yet it transcends illustrative nature. The paintings are the meat of the story.

Update: Shae Detar's Painted Nudes

Erotica // Friday, October 24, 2014
Shae Detar is a photographer/artist based in NY, and began painting on photos as a teenager in the 1990's. She is a fine art photographer and is often commissioned by fashion brands for campaigns, lookbooks and editorials.

Greetings from New York City: Jonathan LeVine Gallery in Berlin

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Greetings from New York City: Jonathan LeVine Gallery Visits Berlin, a group exhibition presented in association with Urban Nation as part of their ongoing series, Project M. Urban Nation will be the first museum worldwide to exclusively collect and exhibit contemporary graffiti and street art. In anticipation of the museum opening, the organization has invited internationally acclaimed artists and curators to be a part of Project M, an ongoing art initiative with the goal of promoting community and creative exchange. The three aspects of Project M include a group exhibition, a mural and ten paintings placed in the window panels of the institution.

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