Evil Tender in Conversation with Killian Eng

Illustration // Friday, September 05, 2014
'The visions created by graphic artist Kilian Eng inhabit an organic landscape grown of blinking lights. Structures of beautiful mechanics. Eng’s drawings show the artist as architect. As the omniscient voice controlling a self-created world. He works in science-fiction, but not the modern version of it – there are no horrors, no desolate worlds...

Nuart 2014: Murals and Installations, in Progress

Street Art // Friday, September 05, 2014
This year's Nuart Plus program, a series of lectures, talks, and academic debates (okay, the debate is in a pub, and the academics get thrown out the window a few drinks in) have kicked off as the murals, street interventions, and installations are in progress at Nuart in Stavanger, Norway. The spirit of this year's academic portion, and the spirit of Nuart in general in 2014, is the battle of unsanctioned street art versus the ongoing, curated mural festivals popping up around the world. 

"Free Bird: The Never Ending Joy Ride" @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Today, September 5th, 2014 Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco will be presenting Guy Overfelt’s ongoing conceptual project Free Bird: The Never Ending Joy Ride, 1998-2014. The car is a road and not an object. It is a vector, connector, and route within systems of relations that make meaning, identity, and political economy. It is an attachment: a life-making prosthetic.

Forest For the Trees 2014

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
We recently got sent the collection of final murals, completed this year at Forest for the Trees, a not-for-profit public mural project in Portland, Oregon. The mural project promotes public visual expression; collaboration; and community engagement with contemporary art and the creative process.

Giant Hippopotamus Floats Down River Thames

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Florentijn Hofman, the man behind the giant rubber ducky that toured harbors around thet world, is back with a an equally huge hippopotamus that he recently floated down the river Thames. At 21 meters-long, "Hippopothames" was towed up the river from the royal docks where it was built to the south bank where it will take part in 30 days worth of events along the river. 

An update with Kick One

Graffiti // Friday, September 05, 2014
Today we check in on what California graffiti writer and MSK crewmember, Kick One has been up to in the sprayin trains department.

Cathie Bleck & Amy Casey "Rarely Home" @ Maria Neil

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Lebron James and Johnny Manziel did not come to Cleveland to meet a personal Waterloo, but they might want to check out the Collinwood area and the Maria Neil Art Project that previews Friday September 5th at the Maria Neil Art Project. The opening celebrates the efforts of local businesses and artists who are restoring the life of the Waterloo Arts district...

Taraneh Hemami’s Pop-Up Bazaar

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Taraneh Hemami premieres her Creative Capital-supported project, Theory of Survival: Fabrications, at Southern Exposure in San Francisco, September 5 – October 25. Fabrications is a pop-up bazaar of ideas and ideologies that celebrates movements of dissent in Iran and its diaspora through the production of collected historical archives in hand-crafted replications, using the traditional bazaar architecture.

Travis Millard's Comic Pancakes

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Leave it to Juxtapoz friend and contributing illustrator Travis Millard to make drawings with pancake batter that are so good that they warrant a gallery show. Slow Culture in Los Angeles and Millard have preserved his weekly pancake masterpieces and mounted them on plates... 

“Race, Love, and Labor” @ the Dorsky Museum of Art

Photography // Friday, September 05, 2014
On September 6, “Race, Love, and Labor: New Work From the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s Artist-in-Residency Program” opens at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art in New Paltz, New York and will be on display until December 14. As described by guest curator and author Sarah Lewis, “A reflective look at the CPW collection shows how photography, working with a vast range of aesthetics, plays a critical role in the labor of becoming and the work it en-tails—on the land and within our inner worlds. 

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