Illustrations by Mikiko Kumazawa

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
This morning we take a look at the Tokyo-based artist Mikiko Kumazawa's surreal pencil drawings! Taking the 'objects, situations, scenes, and panoramas of everyday urban life,' Mikiko creates large-sclae wild, surreal and highly detailed drawings.

Nick Thomm's Trippy Illustrations

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Nick Thomm is an Artist, Designer & Director from Melbourne, Australia. Nick's work is trippy, kaleidoscopic and riffs off the visual cues of popular culture and foreign culture. He is the founder of The Drop Studio and co-funder of SRC783 Magazine. Nich has exhibited internationally and was recently showcased publicly around London city leading up to the 2012 Olympic games. Nick has produced work for major international brands including MTV, Nike, Red Bull, The BBC and Monster. He was invited to speak at the Australian Graphic Design Association's First Out 5 Conference. 

Embroidered Newspapers by Lauren DiCioccio

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
California- based artist Lauren DiCioccio uses needle, thread, and cotton muslin to "mummify" newspapers. The newspaper's photographs and portraits are punctured and woven with pockets of color, bringing her own style and life to aspects of each picture. "The dedious handiwork and obsessive care I employ to create my work aims to remind the viewer of these simple but intimate pieces of everyday life and to provoke a pang of nostalgia for the familiar physicality of these objects."

Mike Alcantara's Comic Book Collages

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Mike Alcanatara creates these incredible collages using actual comic books. Mike doesn't use any paint or markers in his work, preferring to use nothing but the pages of comics to construct his pieces.

Alessandro Lupi's Individually Painted Thread Installation

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Italian artist Alessandro Lupi individually painted each of plyamide thread with fluorescent paint for his latest series of installations entitled Fluorescent Densities and illuminated them with a black light. 

Kris Kuksi's "Churchtanks"

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
We are enjoying Kris Kuksi's latest series of Churchtanks. Kuksi is an American artist whose work has been shown at over 100 exhibitions worldwide including Art Basel, Pulse, and Scope. He has said that through his art he hopes to expose his audience to the awareness of the fallacies of man. "...much of mankind in the World today is elastic and fragile being driven primarily by greed and materialism."

Rosa Rendl

Photography // Sunday, July 06, 2014
In her first solo exhibition HOW ALIVE ARE YOU, photographer Rosa Rendl captures notions of loneliness and emptiness; feelings often hidden behind veils of consumerism or online hyper-socialism in our contemporary society.

Suzannah Sinclair's Sensual Women

Erotica // Sunday, July 06, 2014
'My work is based on mirroring and transference, finding things in the world that already exist and projecting my personal experiences and emotions on to them. Reinterpreting that experience as a painting for others to then do the same. Being a woman, it’s what I know and what I am drawn to...'

A look inside "Happy Hour" by Greg Lamarche/SP.ONE

Graffiti // Saturday, July 05, 2014
The last zine Greg Lamarche aka SP.ONE made was in the early ‘90s and we doubt it was as carefully crafted as Happy Hour published by Trifecta Editions. Presented in a slick handcrafted package, this zine features a two-color cover and 14 pages silkscreened by hand. 

Joanna Piotrowska : 
FROWST

Photography // Saturday, July 05, 2014
The odd quirks and mannerisms of our families are what we tend to love the most, yet for the most part it is a stylised image of neutral order and content conformity that we choose to portray in our family portraits. Where smiles and scenes of happiness or celebration are the standard subjects of family albums. 

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