Sophia Ahamed's "The Great Depression"

Illustration // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Sophia Ahamed is a graphic designer from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Ahamad believes it is important to constantly engage in change, to invent and reinvent. These illustrations explore the theme of depression through dark visual imagery, a poignant experiment in catharsis through mark-making.

The Atoms For Peace Drawing Room, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
This week in London, the Thom Yorke-led group Atoms for Peace will be holding their first UK performances in concert, and Yorke will be bringing along longtime Radiohead and now Atoms artist/collaborator, Stanley Donwood. Across the street from The Roadhouse where the band is playing, there will be the Atoms For Peace Drawing Room ...

Marbelous Wood by Snedker Studios

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
We think our room would look pretty amazing if it was floored in some of this Marbelous Wood. It reminds us of a Kelsey Brooks painting. Part of a series of wood adorned with a marbling pattern technique known from old book covers. "The transparent marbling pattern merges with the wood, entering into a dialogue with the inherent ornation of wood."

Painted Photographs by Rosanna Jones

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of British artist Rosanna Jones. Rosanna paints and scratches photographs "creating and capturing a beautiful moment, whether that be involving people or places, and then, in a way, destroying the innocence and aesthetic beauty of the image."

Dissected Book Art by Kerry Miller

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
British artist Kerry Miller dissects and carves found books into incredible sculptures. Only utilizing the existing illustrations within the pages, Miller removes the text, reimagining the book as a 3D layered piece of art!

Dragon Skull Appears on Beach on England's Jurassic Coast (video)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
In a promotion for the third season of Game of Thrones, beachgoers were surprised to find a 40 foot x 8 foot massive Dragon skull. The sculpture took three sculptors over two months to design, build, and paint. Watch a video after the jump...

Music Video: Travis "Moving" by Wriggles & Robins

Music // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
I spent half the morning yesterday trying to interact with Kanye West, and although I like that whole album and visual package that went with it, I coudn't really get to amped on being the slow down DJ. So instead, I found myself enjoying the new video by Wriggles & Robins for Travis' new single, "Moving". The directors noted, "All visuals captured in camera by back projecting the animated story into the breaths of the band. In the same way that you can see your breath on a cold day, we filmed at -1ºC to make the animations appear." Go, watch. 

Self-Dissections by Danny Quirk

Illustration // Monday, July 22, 2013
Massachusetts-based artist Danny Quirk specializes in photo realistic watercolors of anatomical structures, painting what cameras cannot capture with quite as much precision and delicacy as the artist's hand. Quirk's work combines classic poses in dramatic chiaroscuro lighting with a contemporary twist, creating portraits of self-discovery through dissection. This intimate uncovering of the structures that lay beneath the skin mirrors humanity's quest for self-understanding, whether in an emotional, spiritual, or physical sense. 

Juxtapoz @ Comic-Con 2013 (Part 2)

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 22, 2013
The Juxtapoz staff spent this last weekend (and week) in San Diego at Comic-Con. While there, we spent quite a lot of time simply wandering around and trying to take in the spectacle, costumes, people, events, and general craziness that become downtown San Diego during the event. Enjoy the second set of our photos from Comic-Con 2013! 

Robert Williams x Gentle Giant x Juxtapoz @ Comic-Con 2013

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 22, 2013
Juxtapoz founder Robert Williams had a major presence all throughout Comic-Con, with a major new sculpture that was unveiled (made in collaboration with Gentle Giant Studios) that dominated the entrance into Hall E. On top of the sculpture, Robert held daily signings for a special collectible bust release, had his Mr. Bitchin' documentary screened, and was the centerpiece of a panel on the evolution of his work from comic book renegade to one of the most importrant contemporary artists in the world. 

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