Photographs by Matthew Stone

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
British artist Matthew Stone is described as an artist and shaman, existing as a photographer, sculptor, performance artist, curator, writer, optimist and cultural provocateur.His black and quite photographs capture the sequential movement of bodies using long exposure shots and laser lights. His wood works combine color photographs of entangled limbs and twirling bodies with draped fabrics and cloud-strewn skies.

Ball Point Pen Extract Paintings by Shane McAdams

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Some people create art with ball point pens, others create art with ink extracted from ball-point pens. Brooklyn's Shane McAdams is the latter, creating beautiful colored ink abstractions that are not drawn but naturally moved by wind and gravity to create unique patterns and drying finishes.

Juxtapoz for Art.com: Trystan Bates

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
This month, Juxtapoz announced a special capsule collection of prints we curated on Art.com, featuring works from artists in the Juxtapoz community, including Mario Wagner, Kelly Tunstall, Kenji Hirata, and Ferris Plock. Also, our collection of Buenos Aires, Argentina based artist Trystan Bates.... 

José Parlá "Nature of Language" Site-Specific Installation @ James B Hunt Library, Raleigh

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
Former Juxtapoz cover artist and continually pushing the boundaries of language and abstraction, José Parlá spent the summer working on a site-specific mural in Raleigh in conjunction with SNØHETTA and North Carolina State University at the James B. Hunt Library. Parlá's work was placed in a setting known for hard sciences, engineering, and robotics, and blended together quite harmoniously. 

Exclusive: 1XRUN studio visit

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
Last week, Detroit-based print company, 1XRUN, celebrated their third year in existence (congratulations!) and in honor of this achievement we bring you this exclusive tour from our visit with them this summer. Wanting to replicate the gallery opening experience online, 1xRUN was born and has grown to release a sizable collection of prints that now exceeds over 600 runs from hundreds of well-known international artists to local Detroit heroes. Also included in our visit are photos of their contemporary art gallery, Inner State, located in the Eastern Market of Detroit.

In Progress: ESPO @ US Embassy, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
As we noted on the site last week, 2x Juxtapoz cover artist Steve Powers was commissioned to paint a 55-meter long public mural in front of the US embassy in Copenhagen to be completed on November 6, 2013. Our friend in Denmark, Henrik Haven went to check in and see the progress... and it was raining. And still, progress was made... 

Gregory Euclide "Whose Land We Laid Down & Wiped Away..." @ Stolenspace, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
Excited to see Gregory Euclide open up a new body of work, Whose Land We Laid Down & Wiped Away (Mine to Make / Bury to Forget), at Stolenspace Gallery in London this week, November 7, 2013. Euclide's work will continue with his fantastic three-dimensional topographical scenes, "addressing land, nature and how we negotiate the contradictions in our way of defining these terms."

video: Sign Painters preview

Graffiti // Monday, November 04, 2013
Last year, one of the most engaging and beautifully designed books to be released hands down was “Sign Painters.” This book created by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, documents the traditional craft of hand-lettered sign paintingthrough photographs and interviews with older and emerging practitioners from across the U.S. Not only was a book created, but a movie as well and it has been previewing in various locations. We haven’t yet had the opportunity to see it for ourselves, but Nowness has put up a nice eight-minute preview that has us excited once again to see it.

Photographs by David Ellingsen

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
Canadian artist David Ellinsen's series Future Imperfect  "questions if our seemingly blunted instinct of self-preservation will overcome the entrenched, destructive cultural norms," the removal of man from his natural environment.

Update: Paper collages by Eiko Ojala

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 04, 2013
This morning we check in with Estonian illustrator, graphic designer, and art director Eiko Ojala. Eiko lives in Tallinn, Estonia and is back with some more fantastic paper cutting work!

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