Preview: Greg "Craola" Simkins "Stop Haunting Me" @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
We just got a message from our good friend, and former cover artist, Greg "Craola" Simkins about his new show, Stop Haunting Me, that opens this Saturday, April 6 at Merry Karnowsky in LA. The show will feature a series of new paintings and never-before-seen prints. As Craola told us, " As I painted my pieces for this exhibit, two themes kept reoccurring to me. My twentieth year anniversary of writing graffiti under the name 'Craola"', which I began in 1993, was approaching. It is unbelievable that it is 2013 already. I blinked and 20 years flew by."

Bold Creations by Christophe Gilbert

Erotica // Monday, April 01, 2013
Christophe Gilbert is a Belgian photographer who became inspired to pursue his profession when he became an assistant in the eighties for a well-known car photographer. Later turning into an advertising photographer, Gilbert began expressing his own style, "It wasn't about what you see, or even how you see things anymore, but about how you wanted things to be seen."... 

Saturdays Surf NYC x Curtis Kulig “LOVE ME” Print Series

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
Curtis Kulig, featured in our March 2013 issue of Juxtapoz (with a special cover), is releasing a special print series with NYC's Saturdays Surf. Kulig's "Love Me" signature is available in 3 versions through Saturdays, all signed, numbered, and in limited quantities.

Angie Wang, the Ultimate Illustratress

Illustration // Monday, April 01, 2013
Angie Wang has a brilliant imagination. The worlds and visions that she creates in her comics and illustrations are marvelous creations full of color and mystique.  I’ve always been a fan. Angie got her start early on imagining things by pretending the periodic table and a world map were actually video games. She started drawing because of a knockoff Sailor Moon pillowcase that she copied over and over... 

'Elderlies,' A Series of Paintings by Adele Renault

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
  Beligain-born, Amsterdam-based artist Adele Renault created this small collection of four oil on canvas works entitled Elderlies. Faces that are captured in everyday moments of life and taken out of context fascinate Adele.   

10,000 Balloon Installation by Jason Hackenworth

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
Titled Pisces, this sculpture from New York-based artist Jason Hackenworth is his interpretation fo the legend of Aphrodite and Eros and is installed at the Edinburgh International Science Festival. The sculpture is made from 10,000 balloons, taking three people six days to blow up!  

Sculptures by Samuel Salcedo

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Spanish painter and sculptor Samuel Salcedo. Samuel has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona and has exhibited at varius venus througout Spain. Speaking about his process the artist says, 'I invent during the process, so I don’t know what will happen at the end of the sculpture. I don’t always remember what I have done. Every time I stop, it’s something new.'  

A Poster Series for the Bavarian State Opera by Craig and Karl

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
  New York-based Craig Redman and London-based Karl Maier are part of the pop-illustrator duo 'Craig and Karl.' Their latest collaboration with Munich-based design agency bureau Mirko Borsche is a poster series for the Bavarian State Opera...  

Graphite Drawings by Joe Fenton

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 01, 2013
This morning we get lost in London-based artist Joe Fenton's intricately detailed graphite drawings. His imaginative and skilled work is part of a series titled The Landing. Fenton's past work is often surreal and just as meticulously drawn.

Video: Dan Witz for Amnesty International

Street Art // Sunday, March 31, 2013
Spiffy Films presents “Wailing Walls”, a collaborative project between street artist, Dan Witz and Frankfurts’ Leo Burnett Agency in a campaign for Amnesty International. Filmed on location in Frankfurt, Germany.

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