The Body and Soul of Choi Xooang

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
South Korean artist Choi Xooang shows us the realism of the human emotion frozen in an instant. The flow of life through polymer clay figures breathes the difficult reality we face today if Man does not confront the outer world. Choi personifies what he feels inside canalized by every emotion in a multidimensional way. He works through the whole body or a part, focusing on the intensity of sensation as he crystallizes life filled with so much severity and darkness....

Intricacies: A Book of Collaborative Drawings

Illustration // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We love it when we see a wonderful art project get support on Kickstarter. Illustrators Christina Mrozik and Zoe Keller have spent the past five months making a series of highly detailed drawings that they are hoping to print in a beautiful hardocver book.

The Sci-Fi Illustrations of Shusei Nagaoka

Illustration // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Japanese illustrator Shusei Nagaoka is best known for his music album cover art in the 1970s and 80s which included Electric Light Orchestra, Earth, Wind & Fire, Deep Purple, Space, Maze, George Clinton, Kitaro, Rose Royce, Caldera, and Pure Prairie League. 

Harry Peccinotti's Erotic Photography

Erotica // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Harry Peccinotti (also known as Harri Peccinotti) is a photographer, known for his erotic work, most famously the Pirelli Calendar in 1968 and 1969. He was born in the 1930s and continues to be an influential figure in art and fashion photography. His work typically features close up shots of the female form and the face in particular and is sensual.

video: ONO'U TAHITI FESTIVAL GRAFFITI 2014

Graffiti // Monday, November 24, 2014
Back in May, Juxtapoz had the pleasure to attend and participate in the Ono’u Graffiti Festival in Tahiti; the first of it’s kind on the island. We covered the event extensively online and in print, however filmmaker Selina Miles was also on the ground to create a video documenting the happenings and people that made up this unique event. 

The West Coast is the “Best Coast”

Photography // Monday, November 24, 2014
In his series “Best Coast”, artist Patrick Joust takes a photographic journey along the US West Coast. From redwoods to rocky seaside tableaus, Joust shows us the variety of landscapes and communities that lay along the Pacific. Each image draws the viewer into an intimate glimpse of each scene and provides not only a view of each setting, but a mood as well.

The Erotic Works of Beijing's Zhang Jingna

Erotica // Monday, November 24, 2014
When we saw that Kris Kuksi named Beijing-born artist Zhang Jingna as his favorite artist in Joshua Liner Gallery's "Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Aritst," we were intrigued to find out more about the now NYC-based photographer. And what we found were some dark, cinematic, personal and commericial works that span the globe. 

Doze Green "Out of Knowhere" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 24, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Out of Knowhere, a series of new works by New York-born, California-based artist Doze Green, in what will be his fifth solo exhibition at the gallery. We have always been huge fans of the former Juxtapoz cover artist, and this looks like some of his strongest works to date. 

Peter Shire "Public Work, Lines Of Desire" @ A+D Museum, Los Angeles

Design // Monday, November 24, 2014
PUBLIC WORK is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on L.A. based artist Peter Shire’s public and private architectural commissions. Executed over the course of three decades, the architectural works demonstrate Shire’s understanding of the formal principles of twentieth-century art and architecture collided with his interrogations of popular culture and the vocabulary of visual design. Stay tuned for an article on Peter in an upcoming issue of Juxtapoz.

Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist @ Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 24, 2014
Joshua Liner Gallery presents the artist curated group show: Your Favorite Artist’s Favorite Artist. Featuring artists exhibited this year and in forthcoming 2015, each gallery artist has selected to show alongside a creative individual whom they admire. On view through December 20, this eclectic and diverse exhibition of work is a reflection of our vibrant 2014 program, and offers a fresh outlook for the coming year.

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