New Work From Kristina Collantes

Illustration // Sunday, February 24, 2013
Kristina Collantes was born in Cabiao Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Her family moved to San Diego in 1997 and has called southern California their home ever since. She started working as an illustrator right after high school and has had the pleasure of collaborating with a wide range of clients in editorial and design. Kristina currently lives and works as a full time illustrator in Los Angeles, California.

Karine Basilio: Born Free

Erotica // Sunday, February 24, 2013
'Born Free' is a provocative shoot, photographed by Karine Basilio, styled by Henrique De Castro Tank, beauty by Fernando Haddad, retouching by Bruno Rezende, for the issue n° 100 of U+Mag. Karine's career as a photographer started in São Paulo back into 2001 and her work has been published into rewarded Magazines like Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, L’Officiel, Estilo, Vanity Fair, Zink, Fashion Canada and The One.

Photographs of Cubicle-Sized Apartment in Hong Kong

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 23, 2013
Despite being ranked by The Economist as the world's most livable city, Hong Kong has a huge number of people who lived in very cramped conditions. To highlight this issue, the Society for Community Organization comissioned these birds eye view photographs of people's cubicle-sized apartments.  

A Colorful New Show by Katharina Grosse @ De Pont Museum, Tilburg

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 23, 2013
The main display at Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse's latest show is an installation of giant orbs of multi-colored PVC. In addition to the giant bouncy ball-looking pieces, Katharina has several large-scale paintings on the surrounding walls. Two Younger Women Come In And Pull Out A Table is on show until June 9 at De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg.

Michael Jackson x Lego x Stop Motion

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 23, 2013
Using only Lego bricks, Berlin-based animator Annete Jung gives us Michael Jackson's signature dance moves.

Mike Shine: "Flotsam's Harvest", Act 3...

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Mike Shine has onced again passed us along a message from Dr Flotsam, annother riddle and proverb that we assume will come together for his Flotsam's Harvest exhibition in San Francisco on March 16. It reads, Thou need not worry of frost not weed, if thou does not first protect thy seed. Does that clear it up for you?

Opening: "(Almost) Free Formed": Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and Laurie Reid @ City College, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Last night, we attended the opening of a special exhibition at City College in San Francisco, (Almost) Free Formed, featuring collaborative works of former City College students Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, and Laurie Reid. The quiet, intimate night was highlighted by the trio's organization and layout of the show, and also gave notice to the importance of SF's City College to some of the most successful and influential artists to come out of San Francisco in recent decades.

Preview: Olek "The End is Far" @ Jonathan LeVine, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present The End Is Far, a series of new works, a site-specific installation and live performance by Polish-born, New York-based artist Olek, in what will be her second solo exhibition at the gallery. Known for her bold work and vivacious persona, Olek’s ever-expanding interventions involve covering a multitude of people and objects in camouflage-patterned crochet including: bicycles, cars, shopping carts, construction vehicles and prominent public art sculptures such as Wall Street’s Charging Bull; Alamo (Astor Place cube) and Gato de Botero in Barcelona.

Portlandia Does Conceptual Art

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Don't get us wrong. Conceptual artists are some of our favorites. Sol Lewitt, John Baldessari, Laurence Weiner, Eleanor Antin, among many others have all produced some of the most beautiful, thought-provoking, and enjoyable works we have seen, but there is plenty of conceptual art out there (some of it not quite as obviously fantastic as others).

The Works of Kevin Peterson

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
We have always enjoyed the works of Kevin Peterson. His work is about the varied journeys we take through life. It’s about growing up and living in a world that is broken. These paintings are about trauma, fear and loneliness and the strength that it takes to survive and thrive. They each contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a worn, ragged, and defiled world

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