Kati Heck @ CAC Malaga, Spain

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
One of our favorite contemporary painters, Antwerp-based Kati Heck, just opened her first expansive museum show in Spain at the CAC Malaga, featuring 41 works: small- and large-format paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and video. So, if you have family in Spain, live in Spain, live close to Spain, maybe make this show a holiday season must... 

IN L.A.: S.I.D (SUPERMAN IS DEAD) @ Subliminal Projects

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Subliminal Projects for the opening of S.I.D (Superman Is Dead), a collaboration between Dennis Morris and Shepard Fairey. The show will feature collaborative paintings, photographs and prints of, and inspired by, Sid Vicious’ tenure as the Sex Pistols’ bassist. Photos and more after the jump…

The Vision of Faust

Erotica // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Vision of Faust is a painting by Luis Ricardo Falero (1851–1896) who was the Duke of Labranzano, and an acclaimed Spanish painter in his time. He specialized in female nudes and mythological and fantasy settings. Most of his paintings contained at least one female nude or topless nude. His most common medium was oil on canvas. Duke of Labranzano, was a Spanish painter. He specialized in female nudes and mythological and fantasy settings. Most of his paintings contained at least one female nude or topless nude. His most common medium was oil on canvas.  

Best of 2013: The Sketchbook of Anton Vill

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Originally published on January 4th, 2013: The great website Empty Kingdom found a good one in the sketchbook art of Estonian artist, Anton Vill. A great mix of both a lowbrow style and incredible craft, Vill's work reminds us of the sketchbook of one of the great animated movies you would find from European production company. Come to think of it, maybe its been Vill the whole time...

Update: Paintings by Dan Voinea

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
We love Dan Voinea's suspension of belief, his capturing of movement and timeless style. "Momentary rise of reason constitutes a deliberated exercise in sanity and the absurd in the realm of the surreal. By means of basic, sparse compositions and frugal coloring, the artworks depict every-day stereotypes in which the strange detail contaminates the apparent reality with the absurd." - Dan Voinea

Giant Slugs Made from 40,000 Plastic Bags by Florentijn Hofman

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Using 40,000 plastic bags, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman built these two huge slugs that wove their way up the city steps in Angers, France. The two moving sculptures were titled "Slow Slugs."

Best of 2013: Photoreal Drawings by Diego Fazio

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Originally published on January 10th, 2013: What we love about thse photoreal drawings by Diego Fazio is that he also gives us a bit of behind-the-scenes process shots as well. Using only pencil and paper, Fazio began as a tattoo artist and now can spend up to 200 hours on a single pencil portrait.

Sculptures by Roger Reutimann

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
This morning we feature the sculptural work of Boulder, Colorado-based artist Roger Reutimann. Raised in Switzerland, in his teens Reutimann was first recognized as a classically trained concert pianist before training as a sculptor and artist in Zurich. Believing art lets him communicate an idea on 'a deeper, emotional level,' his influences are drawn from social issues and cultural scrutiny.

New Roger Gastman "Tools of Criminal Mischief" Print

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Rogert Gastman recently released the 4th installment of his "Tools of Criminal Mischief" series: "The Cans IV - Krylon Edition" for 1xRun. "I have a huge collection of vintage spray paint and markers that I have been collecting for years. This collection features all Krylon cans. Whenever people come over to my house, no matter who they are, they always want to ask me about my collections of cans, markers and other things and take pictures of them."

Imagination Issue Signing @ Zerofriends, SF

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
This Saturday, December 21st, from 1-2 pm there will be a signing at Zerofriends, SF with "Imagination Issue" artists Alex Pardee, Jorma Taccone (of The Lonely Island), Matt Ritchie, and photographer Chloe Rice. Get your January, Imagination Issue signed and if you don't have one yet you can get one there! (They will probably sign other things for you too...)

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