Video Preview: Michael Peck "Love & Fear" @ Metro Gallery, Melbourne

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Michael Peck, who has been profiled in the magazine in the past, just sent us a stunning preview video in conjunction with his new body of work and exhibition, Love & Fear, premiering at Metro Gallery in Melbourne this November 16, 2013. The video was shot during Peck's 3 month artist in residency earlier this year at Birrarung House in Melbourne’s fringe bush land, and, in being there, Peck was "inspired by the isolation of the surrounding landscape... reimagin(ing) the human experience within a familiar yet somewhat inexplicable environment."

3D Architectural Dioramas by Heather Kocsis

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
What at first appears to be a painting is actually constructed using various types of reclaimed wood. Canadian artist Heather Kocsis creates three dimensional assemblages depicting architectural elements. Make sure you take a look at some of the close-up shots after the jump to see the incredible detail!

Kuhl and Leyton's Tape Paintings of "Elite Deviance"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Using colored tape as their medium, for their latest project Elite Deviance Brad Kuhl and Monique Leyton explored disgraced millionaires and the super-rich of the United States. Depictions of Martha Stewart and Bernie Madoff act as social commentaries and critiques of capitalism in a colorful array of acrylic and bookbinding tape.

Paper Sculptures by Matt Shlian

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
As an artist working with paper and an engineer, Matt Shlian's work is rooted in print media, book arts and commercial design. He uses his engineering skills to create kinetic sculptures which lead to collaborations with scientists. Working on the nanoscale, Matt translates paper structures to micro folds. Beginning with a system of folding, the artists finds that at a particular moment the material takes over.

Digital Art by Zeitguised

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Established by American sculptor and fashion designer Jamie Raap and German architet Henrik Maule, ZEITGUISED pushes their own rules onto computer aided by art by creating a dense universe parallel to motion graphics, drawing heavily from fashion photography, sculpture, installation and architectural set design. In the twisted worlds of ZEITGUISED, surface phenomena are the content and unstable structures of color, shape and spatial motion become narrative and protagonist at the same time.

Paintings by Luiz Zerbini

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Rio de Janeiro based artist Luiz Zerbini's work combines a myriad of sources, borrowing from the cityscapes of Rio, art history, and pop culture. Everything is dislocated in his work: the landscape loses its depth, and the grid gains it.

Illustrations by Aurel Schmidt

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
We are thoroughly enjoying the illustrations of Aurel Schmidt this morning. Her intricately detailed drawings include objects and creatures such as flies, condoms, and cigarette butts that are pieced together to form larger figures. One such figure, the FlexMaster 3000 is a portrait of the Minotaur, the half-man, half-bull mythic creature who represents both creation and destruction.  

In L.A.: Richard Colman @ New Image Art

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A few weekends back, we stopped by New Image Art to check out Richard Colman’s latest solo exhibition “Gone Tomorrow.” As always, Colman's work was a beautiful collection that addresses some of the darker subject matter of life, but done so with a brightness and abstraction that always grows and is perfected with each body of work. Photos and more after the jump..

Alex Prager "Face in the Crowd" @ Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Alex Prager has long been a favorite with the Juxtapoz staff, a unique, cinematic photographer who has created her own universe of imagery that stands alone as original and exciting in a world of increasingly accessible photography and filters. Much deserved, Prager will have her first museum show in the US open at Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC this November 23, 2013, featuring her latest body of work, Face in the Crowd. 

Steve "ESPO" Powers in Copenhagen: Mural at US Embassy + "A Love Letter For You" Screening

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Copenhagen scene continues to be an epicenter in Europe, and our friends at V1 Gallery have been doing their part with great curation and projects. The V1 team has worked with the US Embassy in Copenhagen to have former Juxtapoz cover artist, Steve "ESPO" Powers, create a large-scale, 55-meter long public mural in front of the embassy to be completed on November 6, 2013. While Powers is in Denmark, he will be part of a talk and screening of his film, A Love Letter For You. 

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