The Work of Boo Saville

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
Boo Saville creates artwork out of her interests of the human body, odd photographs and scientific or archeological textbooks. Most of her pieces explore subjects who look to be victims of something bizarre, which intrigues the observer in, "Making the illusion of something felt like looking through a lens at the world, cold and at a distance. So, yes the rejection...I wanted to make work, which was more intimate and that directly addressed the viewer."

The Work of David Marc Grant

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
David Marc Grant, a 3rd generation San Francisco native, is a very rare bird indeed. He paints candy colored dystopian landscapes. Growing up in the Fog City in the 80s, he was happily exposed to genres of utopian science fiction and fantasy, the kind that inspired extreme spectacle and cautionary tales of environmental disaster. A student of the wild school of dichotomies, and of the prestigious San Francisco Art Institute, Grant’s humor and history influence his interest in fictitious world building...

Aerial Photography & Fashion Mashups

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
Brighton-based photographer Joseph Ford had a collection of aerial images he had shot while on the road (air?) for advertising jobs. He shoed them to the art director and stylists at Paris street wear magazine, WAD and the three of them managed to come up with the perfect combinations of lighting, fabric, and color to match respective photographs.

Paintings by Melanie Authier

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
'Melanie Authier's paintings bring together visual contradictions into one imaginary space. By drawing upon the histories of abstraction and the strategies of representation, she presents improbable environments. A sense of disorientation comes about through the way in which color, texture, line and shape compete for room within the canvas.  Each work presents a brimming jostle of oppositions that the viewer is invited to bring into a certain order.'

LEGO Thriller Animation by Annette Jung

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
Annette Jung of Talking Animals animation studio has reenacted the beginning to MIchael Jackson's "Thriller" video in stop-motion LEGO. By using the bricks as pixels, Jung even used the bottom side of the bricks for slight changes in darkness and layered them to create depth. Would love to see the whole video! Watch it after the jump...

New Saner Mural in Mexico

Street Art // Sunday, September 08, 2013
Mexican muralist, Saner, recently completed a new piece that looks straight out of a storybook in Ciudad Del Carmen, Mexico. The artist painted surreal purple plants on the left, while a masked person fishes among a number of creatures in red waters. Even bird with houses on top of their heads can be seeing passing by.

The Art of Ling Jian

Erotica // Saturday, September 07, 2013
Ling Jian was born in Shangdong Province, China. He creates captivating and sometimes provocative massive canvases that portray the eastern imagination in a sexy, bizarre way. The doe-eyed beauties, some of them clad in military uniforms, expose hidden wounds and silent tears. 

Emmeline Pidgen Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, September 07, 2013
Emmeline Pidgen is a gold-award winning illustrater fighting her way through the freelance jungle. Her work specializes in strong usage of character, color and narrative for both children and adults. She has recently been shortlisted as one of the five nominees for the Design Week Rising Star Award 2013. Her first picture book "The Flyaway Blanket" won the Gold Award for bedtime stories. Her artwork is reassuring, utilizing a bright palette, sweeping lines and plenty of attention to mother-child tenderness. 

Doggie Diner Heads Crocheted by Olek in San Francisco

Street Art // Saturday, September 07, 2013
If you have lived in the Bay Area for any significant amount of time, chances are you have seen these three bizarre dog heads loitering around in various locations. They always pop up where you least expect them to be!  As if their presence was not strange enough already, crochet artist, Olek made a trip to San Francisco and added some serious colorm, transforming them into an impossible not to notice spectacle.

Video: JADE BTM RIP

Graffiti // Saturday, September 07, 2013
The graffiti community has lost so many great talents over the last few years, with Jade being the most recent. Check out this video showing the effortless ability Jade possessed using a single spray can. A genuine hand style craftsman of the game.

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