The Art Of Sean Newport

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
We were lucky enough to spend the weekend at West Coast Craft here in San Francisco, we were also lucky enough to become familiar with San Francisco's very own Sean Newport. Newport creates these three-dimensional works by hand cutting geometric shapes and tiling them together to create peaks and valley's faced with electric colors and mesmerizing patterns. See an awesome collection of Newport's work after the jump.

New work from Shida

Street Art // Monday, November 18, 2013
Melbourne-based artist, Shida, has updated the Internets with new images of his abstract creatures that are infesting the streets and perhaps leaving audiences with a not so comforting feeling. 

SHAG's "Pink Elephants" @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 23, 2013 Corey Helford Gallery will be presenting Josh Agle's (aka SHAG) new exhibition "Pink Elephants." The term "Pink Elephant" was coined by Jack London in 1913 to describe visions and hallucinations brought on by excessive alcohol consumption. Josh Agle's work has always celebrated and advocated the drinking of cocktails and liquor, and his own lifestyle reflected the paintings he created. Agle, explains, "I used alcohol as an aid to create art and as a means to escape the expanding responsibilities of a successful art career...

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Janne Parviainen is a Finish artist who creates traditional light paintings without any digital manipulation. Using colored strobes, flash lights, and other light sources, Janne creates beautiful long-exposure paintings of skeletons and ghostly "light creatures."

Ye Hongxing "East of Eden" @ Scream, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Following the overwhelming response to her debut UK exhibition last year, Beijing-based artist Ye Hongxing opened an exhibit at Scream in London this October. Hongxing creates jewel-like mosaics of a hybrid reality using a collage of stickers on canvas. Usually collected during childhood, this mass-produced, kitsch material is deftly applied to create kaleidoscopic and highly detailed compositions.

Marco Mazzoni and Lindsey Carr @ Roq La Rue Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Italian artist Marco Mazzoni and British painter Lindsey Carr both have an exhibition at Roq La Rue Gallery in Los Angles open now through November 30th, 2013. Marco Mazzoni creates beautifully disturbing drawings, dreamlike snapshots of faces flooded in an incandescent light as if in an overexposed photograph, and encircled by sumptuous flora and fauna. Lindsey Carr’s exquisite watercolor and gouache paintings evoke the specter of Audubon if he had spent time in a Chinese opium den.

Alberto del Pozo's Deities

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
The Orichas Collection consists of the series of drawings by Cuban-born artist Alberto del Pozo of the deities of Afro-Cuban Santería. There are approximately 25 orichas in the Santería pantheon, 17 of which were depicted by del Pozo in this series. Santería refers to the Afro-Cuban practice of Lucumí or Regla de Ocha, a religious system originating with the African Yoruba people. The Orichas Collection includes the original pen, ink, and crayon illustrations.

JR’s largest mural yet on the National Library of France

Street Art // Sunday, November 17, 2013
Continuing his ongoing international Inside Out Project, French photographer, JR, created a mural for the façade of The National Library of France, which is now his largest printed piece installed yet.

Christine Wu's Lingering Memories

Erotica // Friday, November 15, 2013
Christine Wu is a habitual trouble maker and professional rule breaker. Stylistically, her work is multi-layered with haunting and sexual undertones. She often depicts people in flux, capturing the vulnerability of self discovery and the lingering ghosts of memories best left to the past. Miss Wu lives in the land of the lotus-eaters and paints in a bear suit while listening to car alarms.  

Tran Nguyen's Visuals

Illustration // Friday, November 15, 2013
Tran Nguyen is a Georgia-based artist. Born in Vietnam and raised in the States, she received a BFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is fascinated with creating visuals that can be used as a psycho-therapeutic support vehicle, exploring the mind's dreamscape. Her paintings are created with a soft, delicate quality using colored pencil and thin glazes of diluted acrylic on paper. She is currently represented by Richard Solomon and Thinkspace Gallery.

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