Another wall from Roa at Wall Therapy

Street Art // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
After we left Rochester, NY last week while covering Wall Therapy, Roa stuck around a little longer than anyone else and painted another piece of a bird with an egg. Created on an older building, the wildlife supporter adds yet another beautifully painted animal to the landscape.

Matthew Albanese's Diorama Photography

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Using everyday, simple materials, Matthew Albanese meticulously builds small-scale and detailed models of landscapes and outdoor scenes. He then photographs them, transforming the diorama model into a realistic-looking world! The first world he created was by accident in the kitchen. He was playing with some spilled paprika and it turned into Paprika Mars!

Illustrations by Mario Sughi

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Italian artist and illustrator Mario Sughi aka Neurosuro, started off his career in the late 70's working as a cartoonist in Italian satirical magazines. Moving to Dublin the late 80's, Mario studied Medieval History, received a PhD and currently publishes and exhibits his work worldwide!

China's Replica European Cities

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Shanghai's "One City, Nine Towns" plan was a government project to build 10 satellite cities, each with it's architecture copied from a different European country. It has now become a trend, a 'national pastime' to build replica western cities. Bianca Bosker has dedicated a recent book to researching the Architectural Mimicry in detail. The copycat communities are often brick-to-brick copies of historical European buildings. While some of these cities are occupied, many, such as the replica Paris, are ghost towns. Watch a video after the jump...

Photographs of Paint Underwater by Mark Mawson

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
These otherworldly looking splashes of color and plumes of exploding smoke are the result of plunging ink into water and photographing it. The sunken mushroom clouds, jellyfish-like figures, and dripping electric liquid were created by British photographer Mark Mawson by mixing, dropping, and spinning colored liquids in water. The project is titled "aqueous II - the sequel."

Buddy Nestor's 'Spiritual X-Ray' Portraits

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Buddy Nestor's abstract portraits of female artists are his attempt to capture the true nature of humanity. The physical and psychological images he paints are what he calls "spiritual X-Rays." He says, "The models that I use in my work are all beautiful women. However, there is nothing beautiful about the portraits I create."

Smithe paints a dizzying mural in Brooklyn

Street Art // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Invited by the people at All City Canvas for their Global Series 2013, Mexico City artist, Smith painted a massive and highly detailed 200-foot long mural in the neighborhood of Bushwick in Brooklyn. We highly recommended if you are in BK to go view this in person, as the pictures do not do it justice!

Announcing: Juxtapoz @ Outside Lands 2013

Music // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
As we have the past two years, Juxtapoz is back at San Francisco's major music and art festival, Outside Lands, curating the visual art that you will see around Golden Gate Park from August 9-11, 2013. This year, we have added a few surprises to our line-up, as well as created a few new products at our tent...

Preview: Eric Joyner “First World Problems” @ Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
On Saturday, August 10, 2013, Corey Helford Gallery presents “First World Problems” featuring the wild, visionary robot paintings of artist Eric Joyner, his fifth solo show with the gallery. Eric Joyner’s paintings explore surreal robot sagas of mechanical life in the material world.

$500 Reward

Graffiti // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
This reward poster for the snitching of graffiti vandalism was of interest for the celebrity photographer, Terry Richardson, who posted it on his photo blog.

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