Paintings by Seth Alverson

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
This morning we take a look at the work of Houston-based artist Seth Alverson. Each painting in Seth Alversons most recent body of work 'builds upon the others in an open and uncategorized way. By refusing to lead us in a specific direction, images that initially seem to be homeless remnants of the lives of others...

Sascha Braunig's Iridescent Beings

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
"Sascha Braunig currently lives and works in Portland, ME. She holds a BFA from The Cooper Union, New York, and an MFA in painting from Yale University. Sascha combines vibrant color and an hypnotic style in works that reflect upon illusion and the surface of the image. In dream-like scenes where repetition and patterning are foregrounded, Braunig’s female subjects emit an extrasensory glow. Flaring with reflected color, they are iridescent beings whose very skin seems to be a source of psychic power."

Troels Carlsen "The Ten Thousand Things" @ Y Gallery, NY

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Troels Carlsen who was featured in our August, 2013 issue, will be opening a solo exhibition at Y Gallery in New York on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014. Troels Carlsen's visual language is diverse and poetic. Often incorporating interactions with vintage anatomical charts, maps and antique book pages...

Maya Hayuk next up to bat on The Bowery Wall

Street Art // Monday, February 03, 2014
Brooklyn-based artist, Maya Hayuk, has been enlisted as the next artist to paint the famed wall at Houston and Bowery in New York, and she has been making swift moves dousing it in color. The wall was previous decorated by the work of Swoon before the blizzard gave graffiti writers a nice opportunity to bomb it. 

Photos from Phlegm's "The Bestiary" @ Howard Griffin Gallery

Street Art // Monday, February 03, 2014
With nothing for sale, Phelgm’s newest exhibition “The Bestiary” is all about the experience of viewing art. And from these images there is plenty to soak in. The Sheffield-based artist spent the entire previous month working on the highly detailed installations. If you’re in London we highly suggest you go see it at The Howard Griffen Gallery before it comes down March 4, 2014.  

Works of Henrietta Harris

Illustration // Monday, February 03, 2014
New Zealand illustrator Henrietta Harris is a skilled watercolor artist. This series of portraits expresses everyday sensory interference by way of delicate pastel brushstrokes and distorted...

Horfe gets a website

Graffiti // Monday, February 03, 2014
The prolific and very original spray beast, Horfe, went and got himself a long over due website worth some loitering time. 

Update: 'Found,' Unpublished Photographs From National Geographic

Photography // Monday, February 03, 2014
National Geographic published their first issue 125 years ago in 1888. This is an incredible timespan for any publication, but you have to wonder where does all the content go? To honor their 125th anniversary National Geographic has released Found, a curated collection of photography from their archives. Much of the collection has never been published or seen by the public!

Justin Gibbens: Master Draftsman

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 03, 2014
A master draftsman, Justin Gibbens was trained in both scientific illustration and traditional Chinese painting-a skill set that he employs in his zoological drawings. Gibbens' stylized and embellished beasts speak of evolution, mutation and biodiversity, and perhaps...  

Didier Faustino's Explosion-Inspired Dream House

Design // Monday, February 03, 2014
Portuguese architect Didier Faustino designed this house modeled on the form of an explosion for a series of Spanish dream houses to be built by French developer Chistian Bourdais. 'Similarly to the centre of the Big Bang the house appears to draw in as well as reflect the light at its core,' said the designers.' The floors cause the body to feel weightless due to a lack of traditional spatial references.'

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