Kamea Hadar & Defer "Paradise Lost" @ 1AM Gallery, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
POW! WOW! planner and painter/muralist Kamea Hadar is working on a new project in collaboration with fellow artist DEFER called Paradise Lost. The project includes murals, gallery shows and other projects in Hawaii and Israel, and in California, with a gallery show opening at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco on August 7. Kamea and Defer will also be hitting up some walls in the Bay Area before heading to LA...

Alex Pardee: Making A Mess

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Take a look into the powerfully creative mind of Alex Pardee with this video taken by newly established art business Nuvango.

Letterpress Printmaking at The Church of Type

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
In 2013 Kevin Bradley, one of America's most prolific letterpress printmakers moved 30 tons of equipment across the country from Knoxville, Tennessee to his new studio, The Church of Type in Los Angeles. This video by Jeremy Lynch is a fascinating look into a man redefining the idea of contemporary letterpress and bringing his own vision and style to the epicenter of American Culture.

Olafur Eliasson's The New Planet Installation

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Olafur Eliasson's "The New Planet" is constructed in the shape of an oloid, a geometric form discovered in 1924 by scientist Paul Schatz; the shape’s form is conceived around two congruent circles, placed perpendicular to one another with the centre of each lying on the circumference of the other. Very cool.

Casey Neistat's Studio Series "The Red Boxes"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 30, 2014
We've visited lots of artists in their studios and some have been incredibly organized, others complete disastrous messes. Personally, we like the idea of being organized but get too much satisfaction out of creating a big, creative mess. Casey Neistat, a film director, producer and creator of some very popular YouTube videos has an organizational system like none we have ever seen. Check it out and maybe be inspired to buy some red boxes.

Art Alliance Profile: Swoon

Vault // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, Swoon, one of the world's leading public and philanthropic artists.

Bett Norris Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Bett Norris likes to experiment with shape, color and line to produce bespoke illustration, pattern design, portraiture and typography. She takes inspiration from packaging, travel posters and contemporary design, and creates unique work by fusing traditional drawing techniques with digital technology. Initially from an illustration perspective, she is multiskilled in digital and typography as well.

Lisk Feng's Paper Dolls

Erotica // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lisk Feng created a digital paper doll and designed a new outfit for the characters every week. An awesome study in how outfits describe a person's personality! Feng's talent for character design and color is evident. Feng is a Baltimore based illustrator and is originally from China.

SHE / Vandana Jain @ Highline Ballroom, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We’re excited to announce the next coming show of Vandana Jain at The Highline Ballroom. The show will feature female fronted bands from around the globe this Wednesday, July 30th. Vandana Jain is a Brooklyn-based musician, performer and graphic designer. She grew up in Bangalore, India in a very musical family, mostly listening to Indian Raagas and Bollywood soundtracks from the 60's and 70's and making lots of art locked away in her bedroom.

Juxtapoz @ Outside Lands 2014: Mike Shine, Sage Vaughn, Dennis McNett, and More!

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We are very excited to announce our participation and curation at the 2014 Outside Lands Music & Art Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, August 8—10, 2014. This year, we have brought back the great Mike Shine and the Dr. Flotsam's Hell Brew Revue stage, full of performance art, a great iist of bands, and full carnival set-up in the woods. So in-between sets by Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, Spoon, Tegan & Sara, and hundreds more, we will have live-painting, art adorning the stages, and installations throughout the park to experience.

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