Juxtapoz Editions @ LA Art Book Fair, Jan 29—Feb 1, MOCA Geffen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The LA Art Book Fair, presented by the good people of Printed Matter, is one of our favorite art events of the year and a chance for us to check the best in independent publishing, whether it be vintage books, new books, zines, collectibles, and other periodicals. Juxtapoz again will have a booth this year, and along with new mags, old mags, and books, we will release two new zines under the Juxtapoz Editions imprint: Sage Vaughn "Vanitas" and Kristin Farr "Magic Hecksagons."

Ed Templeton's "Wayward Cognitions" insight video

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Ed Templeton has just released a new book, "Wayward Cognitions," published through Thomas Campbell's new Um Yeah Arts imprint, and there is a nice video to accompany the release and explain the project. Sit back and relax and enjoy a little context from of our favorite photographers. 

'Animal', un sólo show de Borondo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Año tras año Borondo ha ido sumando adeptos a su trabajo. Y no es para menos. El artista español orbita entre la delicadeza del clasicimos de sus composiciones y la brutalidad de su estilo. Mancha y conviven armónicamente generando un personal y reconocible resultado que todos identificamos rapidamente.

Paper Birds by Johan Scherft

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Johan Scherft started making papercraft birds at the age of 14. His first birds were modeled after English artist Malcolm Topp and made using a colored pencil. Now 30 years later, the Dutch artist uses a computer to aid in initial blueprints and completes the rest of the painstaking process by hand. 

The Paintings of Jacek Yerka

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
It is always nice to see a skilled fantasy surreal painter, as is the case with artist Jacek Yerka. His paintings, at times, look like the inspiration of for Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Delicatessen. That is a very good thing. Look at a mini-portfolio after the jump . . .

Moses Hacmon Photographs Water in Motion

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Israeli artist Moses Hacmon has found a way to capture water in motion through an analog photographic technique using a fluid film made out of nanoparticles that retains a liquid layer of iron. This registers the water's movement first and then allows it to be imprinted on any surface in any shape. The resulting photographic negative is then transformed into a positive image. The process is the result of eleven years of studying and investigating the physical characteristics of the flow of water. Watch a video after the jump...

The Work of Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Each piece from Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew "starts from a canvas backdrop that is set inside a deep casement, and that is then lightly veiled by multiple layers of thread and netting. The artist paints not only on the canvas but also on the thread and netting in order to create shimmering portraits and figurative scenes. He creates a depth of field that goes beyond three-dimensional space; rather, his work captures a time-space dimension in a way that has few parallels in the history of art. 

Book Reviews: Mark Mothersbaugh "Myopia"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Legally blind until age seven when he got his first pair of glasses, Mothersbaugh started fashioning his own version of the world at the outset and has not stopped. Though best known as frontman for Devo (of “Whip It” fame), collaborating with filmmaker Wes Anderson, and building soundtracks for children’s shows like Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, Yo Gabba Gabba! and Rugrats, Mothersbaugh is first and foremost a visual artist. 

BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah "Ray Gun" ft. DOOM

Music // Monday, January 26, 2015
We're doing a little Monday video round-up today, starting with "Ray Gun" from BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah's "Sour Soul" album and featuring DOOM!

Fleur Viande by Ulysse & Darcoe

Photography // Monday, January 26, 2015
Fleur Viande is a series by photographic duo Ulysse & Darcoe. Using cut flowers and organ meats, the duo combines natural elements in still lives to create new organic compositions. The project was "born from the desire to create an esthetically pleasant visual through absurd alliances". 

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