Hellen Van Meene

Photography // Sunday, July 20, 2014
Hellen Van Meene’s portraits of feminine youth float in a realm between fragility and power. The faces of each subject are the complete focal point of each square frame, supported by minimal locations and pastel walls. Today, these backgrounds may be commonly seen in contemporary portraiture but seem stylistically ahead of the game at the time that much Van Meene’s earlier work was created.

The Illustrations of Stefan Glerum

Illustration // Sunday, July 20, 2014
Stefan Glerum’s style is like a melting pot of illustration heritage. While its subconscious familiarity has universal appeal, his work is also a study point for those with knowledge of graphic design history. His work is inspired by early 20th Century movements such as Art Deco, Bauhaus...

Lorenzo Vitturi: A Dalston Anatomy

Photography // Saturday, July 19, 2014
The former set painter turned photographer, Lorenzo Vitturi has an eye for site-specific intervention. Manipulating space through careful research and the adoption of objects inherent to a particular area, Vitturi brings a new vitality to the scenes, people and items he documents.

A LOOK INSIDE "YALL DONT" ZINE

Graffiti // Saturday, July 19, 2014
The folks over at Casquette and Company continue putting out quality zines. Their latest offering is Y'all Dont documenting Begr's sprays across the USA. Everything from the streets, to freights, to clean trains are featured in this 72 page color/B&W 6x6 zine. Limited to 350 copies with stickers included this will go fast so don't sleep! 

Getting Weird With Jiro Bevis

Illustration // Saturday, July 19, 2014
Jiro Bevis is an illustrator whose bold, balls-out drawings are an awesomely trippy experience in visual stimulation. Bevis says of his name that "It's Japanese, my mum gaive it to me because it means 'second son,' but I once found out it also stands for 'anal fistual,'...  

A look inside "Sex Picnic" by Broken Fingaz

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 18, 2014
Tonight in London, Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery will host an exhibition and party for the new Technicolor Risograph erotic zine, SEX PICNIC by Haifa-based artists, Broken Fingaz (printed by Hato press). We were fortunate to receive an advance copy of this sex saturated, dense with death zine and we can confidently say this is required material for any book/zine collector’s library. 

Summer School @ Ace Hotel & Swim Club. Palm Springs: Learn T-Shirt Printing w/ Teebs

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 18, 2014
As we have been showing you on the site this week, from Friday July 18—Sunday, July 20, Juxtapoz will be at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, California for the annual Summer School music and workshop event. HVW8 Gallery's Tyler Gibney is curating this year's selection of workshops and tutorials, and one of the great artists that you can get a t-shirt printing and dyeing workshop from is TEEBS, aka Mtendere Mandowa. He will be teaching you all about how to get the right t-shirt look on Sunday, July 20, from 12-2:30pm.

"NSFW" Curated by Barry Belkin @ Richard Heller Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 18, 2014
Great idea for this show. As Richard Heller Gallery notes, "The show isn't really about "NSFW" artwork, but the motive to click on something with that tag and the anticipation of not knowing if it really will be inappropriate or just someone else’s opinion of what they deem to be objectionable." The group show curated by Associate Director, Barry Belkin.

Scene Report: Brazil

Graffiti // Friday, July 18, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka Carnage NYC delivers this week’s Brazil Scene Report.

Jeremy Deputat's "Nothing is forever" @ Inner State Gallery, Detroit

Photography // Friday, July 18, 2014
Tonight, Inner State Gallery is proud to welcome Detroit photographer Jeremy Deputat for his debut solo exhibition Nothing Is Forever. Through portraiture and travel photography, Nothing Is Forever showcases a hometown hero who has honed his craft from humble beginnings and documented musicians and artists with unwavering personality and honesty.