JR brings Inside Out to Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
JR has become one of the world's most recognized artists, turning his projects into citywide events, and even better, participating with the local population to make each Inside Out stop unique. JR and his team brought the Inside Out truck to Paris, having it stationed at the Palais de Tokyo from November 6—8, and then this past week, November 10—12 on the forecourt of the MK2 Bibliothèque.

Zheng Chunhui and the World's Longest Wooden Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Measuring approximately 40 feet long (12.3 meters), this incredible and massive wooden sculpture was carved from a single log! Based on the famous Chinese painting "Along the River During the Quingming Festival," the painstakingly detailed carving took four years and recently was declared the longest continuous wooden sculpture by Guinness World Records.

Incredible Ceramic Sculptures by Johnson Tsang

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
This isn't the first time we've posted the ceramic work of Johnson Tsang and it probably won't be the last! We recently ventured to his website to find endless process photos behind some of the more impressive works we have seen floating around the web. We've put together some of our favorites for you to enjoy! For more you'll just have to visit his website... 

DIY Camera Rig Captures Close-ups of Snowflakes

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Using a board, screws, some tape, a piece of glass and an old lens from a Russian camera, photographer Alexey Kljatov created an inexpensive DIY camera rig to capture beautiful close-ups of snow flakes!  

Hyperrealistic Portraits by Bryan Drury

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
This morning we feature the strange the hyperreal paintings of New York-based artist Bryan Drury. Stemming from a desire to challenge the conventions of traditional portraiture, Drury carefully selected affluent members of society to sit for him, and rather than acquiescing to expectations of flattery, he exploits the power of oil paint to describe their corporeal flaws as precisely as possible. Finding liberation in this reversal of patronage roles, Drury focuses on the organic quality of the flesh and shows the animalistic side of humans that we so commonly attempt to conceal.

Auto Aerobics and other Digital Art by Chris Labrooy

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
We love this series of digital sculptures by Chris Labrooy titled "Auto Aerobics." Chris has exhibited at the design museum in London and been featured in various publications, exploring CGI as a creative medium in itself which he could subvert and twist familiar everyday things into new typographic and sculptural form. He is interested in the intersection between typography, architecture, product design and visual art.

Loïc Locatelli Kournwsky

Illustration // Monday, November 18, 2013
Loïc Locatelli Kournwsky is a French illustrator and comic artist that signed his first comics under the pseudonym "Reynard the Fox." He also works as a storyboard artist for advertising, and works within the Arbitrary workshop in Lyon. Kournwsky defines himself as neo-preppy rock. Ray-ban sunglasses, gray skinny jeans and boots type chelsea for low waisted shirt and little jacket top, denotes elegance with the vulgarity of cartoonists lambda.  

The Art Of Sean Newport

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
We were lucky enough to spend the weekend at West Coast Craft here in San Francisco, we were also lucky enough to become familiar with San Francisco's very own Sean Newport. Newport creates these three-dimensional works by hand cutting geometric shapes and tiling them together to create peaks and valley's faced with electric colors and mesmerizing patterns. See an awesome collection of Newport's work after the jump.

New work from Shida

Street Art // Monday, November 18, 2013
Melbourne-based artist, Shida, has updated the Internets with new images of his abstract creatures that are infesting the streets and perhaps leaving audiences with a not so comforting feeling. 

SHAG's "Pink Elephants" @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 23, 2013 Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting Josh Agle's (aka SHAG) new exhibition "Pink Elephants." The term "Pink Elephant" was coined by Jack London in 1913 to describe visions and hallucinations brought on by excessive alcohol consumption. Josh Agle's work has always celebrated and advocated the drinking of cocktails and liquor, and his own lifestyle reflected the paintings he created. Agle, explains, "I used alcohol as an aid to create art and as a means to escape the expanding responsibilities of a successful art career...

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