Yung Jake’s Celebrity Portraits Painted with Emojis

Illustration // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Emojis, fast becoming a language of their own, can now easily be used for painting through the website Using this site, rapper Yung Jake has created a series of stunning (or perhaps eerily uncanny) portraits of celebrities on his tumblr. The portraits have garnered some press because they’re so accurate, but the rapper says little about his motivations. His favorite piece: Young Thug.

Winning Wildlife Photographs from London’s Natural History Museum Competition

Photography // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
London’s Natural History Museum recently revealed the winners of their nature photography competition. The winning photograph, “A Tale of Two Foxes,” was taken by an amateur photographer, Don Gutoski, in Canada’s Wapusk National Park. The photo shows a red fox carrying the carcass of an Arctic fox in its mouth, after it attacked and killed the fox. The unusual incident was partly a result of climate change.

Graffiti Zone Presented By Juxtapoz @ Aftershock Festival

Music // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
This interactive graffiti art installation, featuring Los Angeles-based artist Vyal from Risk Rock Studios, will showcase multiple live demonstrations and will allow Aftershock artists and fans the chance to add to the exhibit. Vyal Reyes began his career as an artist in 1990, when he dedicated himself to using spray paint as his "weapon of choice" to create art. A self-taught artist, Vyal’s work quickly grabbed the attention of fellow graffiti artists as well as galleries in Los Angeles and around the globe. 

Opening: DabsMyla "Before and Further" @ Modernica Factory

Pop Life // Monday, October 19, 2015
In their most ambitious exhibition to date, this weekend DabsMyla opened "Before and Further," a 4,000 square foot installation takeover of a stand-alone 1930 built Spanish Revival workplace building, located on the Modernica factory property.

NSFW: Collages by Eric T. White

Photography // Monday, October 19, 2015
After compiling a collection of snapshots taken from around the world while assisting other photographers and not having a place for them to go, New York-based photographer, Eric T. White, chose to cut up the images and create something different. With a Dadaist, pop art feel and dreamlike qualities, White’s vibrant nude collages create sculptural forms with appealing compositions. 

Floor Plans of Famous Television Shows

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
Spanish-based interior designer Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde may spend too much time watching sitcoms but it allowed him to create incredibly detailed floor plans (including furnishing details) of households from The Simpsons, Dexter, Friends, Seinfeld, and many others.

Nychos "Translucent Fear" @ Kolly Gallery, Zurich

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
Pushing off of an impressive body of work in which he explored all possible varieties of dissections and cross-sections, Nychos spent the past months working on a new process to reveal skeletal structures in his paintings. Using the visuality of X-rays, the artist radiographs his creatures by replacing their skin with glowing translucent shells.

The Work of Manolo García Carpinteria Artistica

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
We came across a few photos of an impressive giant wooden sculpture this morning. After some research we discovered that the work belongs to Manolo Garcia, a Spanish carpenter who specializes in not only interior design, but float building and what we've managed to translate as "bonfires"...

Edouard Martinet's Insect Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
Part of a car, bicycle, umbrella, compass, typewriter, clock, compass, the list of materials that French artist Edouard Martinet uses to construct his insect sculptures is as random at varied as it gets. The artist does not solder or weld parts but assembles them with the precision of a watchmaker, screwing them together and taking around a month per sculpture. His first took him four weeks and 17 years for his most recent!

HENSE "Material" @ Library Street Collective

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 19, 2015
Alex Brewer, aka “HENSE” will be opening, "Material," a new exhibition at Library Street Collective in Detroit this coming weeking. The Atlanta-based artist will unveil a vivid collection of abstract mixed-media paintings inspired by his installations and sculptural explorations as well as works on paper ranging from small, intimate drawings of paint, ink and graphite to screen prints.  


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