Renaissance Super Heroes are "Super Flemish"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 20, 2014
Sacha Goldberger’s discovery of these characters, which goes back to childhood, gave birth to a desire to re-appropriate them, to take them back to a time forming the cornerstone of modern western art. Sacha wants to confront these icons of American culture with contemporary painters of the Flemish school.

London's Covent Garden Market Building is Floating in the Air

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 20, 2014
If you've visited London recently and walked by Covent Garden's 180-year old market building, you may have noticed that it has seemingly broken free and floated into the air. Well, blame Alex Chinneck. The installation, "Take My Lightning but Don't Steel My Thunder" is an illusion that makes its seem as though the 40-foot-long building is floating 10 feet into the air.

New Work from Gloria Pizzilli

Erotica // Thursday, November 20, 2014
Gloria Pizzilli is one of our favorite up and coming illustrators, and her latest work is a lovely fit in our erotica section. Featuring gorgeous dark pallettes of purples and blues, Pizzilli builds up her digital compositions with textures and shapes that feel tactile though computer generated. These particular works have a lovely erotic undertone, focusing on the darker edges of sexuality.

The work of Emmanuel Rosario

Photography // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
At the core of all documentary photography is a story—no matter how monumental or minute that story may be. With Emmanuel Rosario’s images of friends in beautifully improbable situations, a dialogue of questions, and a few dubious hints at answers, reside. 

Australian Sunrise

Photography // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In the winter of 2014, photographer Wouter Van de Voorde set out to photograph the sunrises near his current town of Canberra, Australia. With scenes that look like they are straight out of The NeverEnding Story, Van de Voorde captures the mist filled moment during sunrise that appears as if it would also be an eerie glimpse of dusk. 

Andy Rementer x Case Studyo "People Blocks 2"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
People Blocks 2 is the latest collaboration between former Juxtapoz cover artist Andy Rementer and Case Studyo. The limited series features four new wooden characters entirely made and painted by hand. The individual pieces are interchangeable, allowing them to be re-assembled and stacked to create custom characters or abstract sculptures.

Giant 200-Meter Long Horse Earth Sculpture

Street Art // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Welsh artist Mick Petts' massive raised-earth sculpture "Sultan the Pit Pony" is the largest figurative earth sculpture in the United Kingdom and extends of 200 meters. Located in Parc Penalta in Caerphilly, South Wales, the sculpture was constructed using 60,000 tonnes of coal shale along with stone, and earth. Pit ponies were used to haul coal in underground mines during the mid-18th until the mid-20th century.

Living off the Wall: "Aaron Draplin & The Art of the Side Hustle"

Design // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In this video from Vans' #livingoffthewall series and director Jared Eberhardt, we meet Aaron at his day job as a designer at his his studio, Draplin Design Company in Portland, Oregon. The tour quickly devolves into a discussion of his vast collections of well-organized junk, and includes a trip to an estate sale where Aaron picks up an ancient bag of peanut butter chips.

Tales of Auto Elasticity & Auto Aerobics by Chris Labrooy

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
We loved Chris Labrooy's "Auto Aerobics" and were excited to see he's back with more digital art, this time exploring tales of auto elasticity! Chris has exhibited at the design museum in London and been featured in various publications, exploring CGI as a creative medium in itself which he could subvert and twist familiar everyday things into new typographic and sculptural form. He is interested in the intersection between typography, architecture, product design and visual art.

Giacomo 'RUN' Bufarini "Parabola Di G" @ Howard Griffin Gallery, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In this landmark show for the artist, Bufarini will exhibit a unique series of detailed pen and ink drawings which will lead the viewer through an immersive gallery wide installation. A 'Parabola' is a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson. It is also the word for a symmetrical open plane curve, such as the path of a projectile under the influence of gravity. Parabola di G follows the journey of a semi-fictional character, G, as he falls through levels of reality into a dreamscape.

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