Brian Adam Douglas' Cut Paper Painting

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
Brian Adam Douglas (aka ELBOW-TOE) uses a unique cut paper and collage technique he calls 'paper painting.' Painting individual parts of paper, he carefully cuts them and sticks them to a wooden panel to create the final painting-like composition. "Forgoing the relative ease and fluidly of the brush stroke, the artist methodically builds his compositions through shards of color incised from sheets of paper..."

Shaina Craft's 'Experiments in Flesh'

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
New York-based artist and soon-to-be MFA graduate of The New York Academy of Art 'explores the human face and the mental condition of her subjects." The primarily figurative work reflects and obsession with the human form. Her large oil paintings are glazed with many layers of sheer color, creating a luminous effect.

Kincaid Blackwood Photography

Erotica // Saturday, September 14, 2013
Kincaid Blackwood writes erotica and takes erotic photos. He shoots kinky stories that seem both dreamed and real, and doesn't shoot what he thinks will turn someone else on, but rather "whatever story is inside." Blackwood lives in Atlanta, GA, but claims that "no place is really safe from my images." We love the narrative power of his images. NSFW!

Rocío Cañero Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, September 14, 2013
Rocío Cañero's artwork is nasty-slick-amazing and we love it. Born and raised in Madrid, Cañero grew up around graffiti, skateboarding and crews, and her artistic career actually began in photography. It's not hard to see how the urban street aesthetic has influenced her work.

Characters by HuskMitNavn

Street Art // Saturday, September 14, 2013
HuskmitNavn’s quirky and easily recognizable characters continue to occupy space in the streets of Copenhagen. It’s been a while since we caught up with the Danish artist, so here is a selection of his newer cast of animated weirdos.

Video: Montana Versus Project - Wild Boys Vs. Verde Mojito

Graffiti // Saturday, September 14, 2013
To promote a range of new spray paint colors, Montana has been enlisting writers from around the globe to test each color, using solely one color for their pieces. For this round, Italian writers, Opium and Zeus, test out Verde Mojito, paired to the visuals from “The Jungle Book.”

Ropes and Nests from Huguette Despault May

Illustration // Friday, September 13, 2013
Huguette Despault May holds Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts University.  Earlier, she had studied at the Schuler School of Fine Arts (a classical atelier in Baltimore) and also received an Associate of Arts in Photography with honors from Dundalk Community College, Baltimore, Maryland. 

Judith Supine & Alia Shawkat @ Known Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
Known Gallery is proud to present Thanks for Nothing, an exhibition featuring new works by American artists and former Juxtapoz featured aritsts, respectively, Judith Supine and Alia Shawkat. The show is curated by Naheed Simjee. The exhibition will unveil more than eighty original miniatures by Judith Supine alongside six large-scale paintings. Constructed on a base of lottery scratch cards and Newport cigarette boxes, the mini collages are portraits of contemporary American society. 

Kukula and Amy Sol @ Corey Helford Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 13, 2013
The Corey Helford Gallery, located in the heart of the Culver City arts district, has two new shows opening Saturday, September 14th. Nataly (Kukula) Abramovitch and Amy Sol will have shows up until October 19, 2013.

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: GREAT

Graffiti // Friday, September 13, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Great.

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