"Ocean Atlas," the Largest Underwater Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Jason Decaires, whose underwater sculpture gardens have been featured on the site before, recently installed "Ocean Atlas" in the Bahamas. The sculpture, commissioned by the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation, is constructed using sustainable PH-neutral materials and will create an artificial reef for marine life and draw tourists away from stressed natural areas.

The Ballpoint Pen Illustrations of Shohei Otomo

Illustration // Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Ahead of his exhibition at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne with Kasuke Kawamura, we take a look at Tokyo artist Shohei Otomo's hyper-realistic ballpoint pen illustrations. One of the most high-profile names of Tokyo's independent illustration scene, his illustrations combine traditional japanese and pop-culture imagery to present a biting commentary on contemporary Japanese culture.

Iconic Magnum Photographer René Burri dies at 81

Photography // Monday, October 20, 2014
The famous Swiss photographer René Burri left us today, at the age of 81 after a long illness. He leaves behind an important body of work on recent history, which has been published in countless newspapers, journals, magazines, exhibitions and books all over the world. Among his most famous photos are portraits of Che Guevara, Pablo Picasso and Le Corbusier, a breathtaking view into the streets of Sao Paolo and his stories of Cuba and Vietnam. 

Martin Parr's "Autoportrait"

Photography // Monday, October 20, 2014
Released as a book in 2000, Autoportrait by Martin Parr is a collection of photographs not actually taken by the well known Magnum photographer, but, rather, taken of him. During his travels for assignments, Parr would have his photo taken at various portrait studios, by street photographers, in photo booths, any avenue he could find where he could walk away with a photo of himself. 

Kerry James Marshall's "Look See" at David Zwirner

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Kerry James Marshall just opened a new exhibit, Look See, at David Zwirner in London, which "examines notions of observing, witnessing and exhibiting."

Jim Hodges at The Hammer

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Jim Hodges' exhibit, Give More Than You Take, at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles is definitely worth a visit.

Koons Exhibit Tagged, McCarthy Sculpture Deflated

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Vandals ran wild this weekend, tagging the walls at a Jeff Koons exhibit and deflating Paul McCarthy's butt plug sculpture.

Cerith Wyn Evans at Frieze and Serpentine Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
We noticed an intriguing photo of a Cerith Wyn Evans chandelier on Frieze Art Fair's Instagram and did a little exploring to see more of his work.

Sigrid Calon's Embroidery-Inspired Designs

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Dutch visual artist Sigrid Calon's beautiful deisns are inspired by the stiched patterns of embroidery and based on the horizontals and diagonals of a piece of aida cloth. She uses a simple set of rules that allow lines to be repeated or combine, outlined or not, etc. She then introduces eith colors and complex gradients that are availabe in Risography to add depth and volume to the grids.

Wangechi Mutu "Nguva na Nyoka" @ Victoria Miro, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Wangechi Mutu just opened her second exhibition at Vicoria Miro gallery. Widely known for her elaborate collages that explore and subvert cultural preconceptions of the female body and the feminine, Mutu's practice has been described as engaging in her own unique form of myth-making...

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