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...

Justin Adian "Strangers" @ Skarstedt, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
Skarstedt London is delighted to announce Strangers, the first U.K exhibition by American artist Justin Adian. The exhibition will feature a series of new paintings and will coincide with Frieze London. Strangers is a meditation on Adian’s relationship with his works and the transformation that occurs once they have left the familial environment of the studio to venture out in the world: “Once something leaves the studio it changes, kinda moves onto its own life, its own scene.”

Slow Motion Macro Shots of the Human Body

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 20, 2014
In her video "O," NYC-based artist Cristina Rodriguez (Cris Gris) uses macro shots and slow motion to show abstracted views of the human body. 

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