Psychedelic 1960s: The Photographs of Grant Jacobs

Photography // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
We loved Grant Jacobs’ candid chronicles of 60’s rock stars and  their free concerts in the park, and three pages weren’t enough. A lifelong sailor and sojourner with a love for Nepal, Tibet, India and Mexico, Grant has documented all those travels, but we want more  seldom seen moments with  these musical icons and the places where these legends were created.

A 30 foot Star Wars Tapestry by Aled Lewis

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
This 30 foot long tapestry by London-based artist Aled Lewis tells the story of Star Wars beginning with Episode one all the way through Episode 6. The tapestry features quotes from the films written in Aurebesh and all the main characters. The hand-stiched tapestry, The Coruscant Tapestry, is currently on display at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.

View Artwork in Extreme Detail at The Google Art Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
We recently re-discovered the Google Art Project his weekend, a colletion which features extremely high-resolution images of art works from museums in over 40 contries, allowing the viewer to zoom in and view them in extreme detail. The feature is part of the Google Cultural Insitute...

Baroque style paintings from Roberto Ferri

Erotica // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Italian artist Roberto Ferri is deeply inspired by Baroque painters. Roberto has applied this classic style of painting to what some would call more modern and provocative scenes. The drama and grandeur of these pieces are consistent with...

Nicole Coson's "Spirit Captures"

Illustration // Monday, February 17, 2014
Nicole Coson's series entitled "Spirit Captures" explores the use of mono-prints. Named appropriately, Nicole's black and white portraits are detailed enough for us to grasp the essence of her subject. This series draws upon Nicole's Filipino...

1981 New York Subway photos by Christopher Morris

Photography // Monday, February 17, 2014
The New York subway system in the ‘80s was filthy, graffiti saturated and crime ridden, making photographs from this time period uniquely recognizable and visually spectacular. A collection of photos shot over the course of 6 months in 1981 was recently published by Christopher Morris, who at the time was only 22 years-old living in New York on an Internship from Florida. 

Tassia Bianchini's Abstractions

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 17, 2014
Brazilian based artist Tassia Bianchini creates simplistic and enticing abstractions. Bianchini has a background in Industrial Design, he studied at the University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. With Bianchini's precision-based background we're delighted to how in this medium he can create such organic and flowy work.

The work of Matthieu Gafsou

Photography // Sunday, February 16, 2014
Mattieu Gasou is from Lausanne, Switzerland where he teaches at the University of Art and Design Lausanne and shoots plenty of stunning photographs on the side. His work often focuses on the intersection of tourism and nature and their interaction with each other. 

Prison Landscapes by Alyse Emdur

Photography // Saturday, February 15, 2014
Alyse Endur’s book Prison Landscapes is a large photographic compilation of prison inmates presenting themselves in front of visiting room backdrops. Glittering cityscapes, scenes of natural landscapes, historical or fantasy architecture and more are often painted by inmates and used as portrait studios. 

video: Fresh Paint with Earth2, River, and Silk

Graffiti // Saturday, February 15, 2014
Watch Earth2, River, and Silk brave the cold temperatures and add some color to a storm drain tunnel in Minnesota.

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