Forensic Sculptures Made From Bones of Dead People

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Before computers, in coroner and law enforcement offices, forensic artists would mold facial reconstruction sculptures from the bones of unidentifiable victims skeletal remains. In this series of photographic portraits titled Unspeaking Likeness, Arne Svenson traveled around the country taking pictures of these sculptures.

Edward Burtynsky's Aerial Photographs of "Water"

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky has spent his career documenting the ways in which man is transforming and redefining nature. His latest series focuses on water and over a 5 year period, Burtynsky traveled to 10 different countries examining "Water."

Kenneth Lo Wants To Drunk Text You

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 23, 2013
Kenneth Lo is the best drunk-texting buddy you have always wanted. With an MFA from a good school, and many shows at good galleries, and lots and lots of good friends, he has not one award. He doesn’t make art for awards though, he makes art to make you love him.

Digital Elegance by Diego Fernandez

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Diego Fernandez is a digital artist and illustrator based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, whose technical and creative mastery of the digital medium is as impressive as it is viscerally appealing.  His detailed depictions of ethereal women are breathtaking in their precision and natural grace, reminiscent of the angelic profiles of Renaissance beauties in their refinement and comeliness.  Fernandez's work has been featured in Catapult Art Magazine, Laminate, and Exposé 11, among other publications.

Os Gemeos repaints roof in San Francisco

Street Art // Sunday, September 22, 2013
Many years ago, the Brazilian twin art duo, Os Gemeos, painted this exact roof above the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco. It was an impressive piece, but upon their recent return to San Francisco, the two decided to revamp with something new.

"BACK TO THE STYLE" GRAFFITI JAM

Graffiti // Sunday, September 22, 2013
On September 29, 2013, “Back to the Style” graffiti jam will be taking place in Naples, Italy.  As their website states, “Back to the style is a old way conceived hip hop jam, a place in which you'll find some of the best writers, breakers, MCs and DJs. To watch, to listen, to deeply enter into a culture, to listen to its vibration and to live its true spirit: let's go Back to the style.” The poster designs by Great, Opium and Zeus are what initially caught our attention as they are all uniquely different from one another. 

Gemini: The Outtakes from Space

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 21, 2013
We have many debates in the Juxtapoz office about the 1969 moon landing, with one person in particular pretty convinced a good desert in Arizona would be a nice set for a hoax. One reason: The photography was just so good. All those iconic shots on the moon, remember, were shot by two men who happened to be, you know, making history unlike any the world had ever seen...

House Industries x New Yorker Typeface Redesign

Design // Friday, September 20, 2013
As part of their redesign, The New Yorker brought in House Industries to help with custom versions of the classic Neutraface typeface. Working with the original Neutraface designer Christian Schwartz and The New Yorker creative director Wyatt Mitchell, House Industries' Ben Kiel to modernize and stay true to nine decades of design heritage. Watch a video of Mitchell explaining the challenges and thoughts behind the magazines redesign as a whole. 

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: DONT

Graffiti // Friday, September 20, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Dont.

In L.A.: JUDITH SUPINE & ALIA SHAWKAT @ KNOWN GALLERY

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 20, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for the opening reception of Thanks for Nothing, an exhibition featuring new works by Judith Supine and Alia Shawkat. You may know Mr. Supine from his incredible street works and dangling pieces off the Manhattan Bridge. You may know Miss Shawkat from this little television program called "Arrested Development."  Photos and more after the jump…

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