The Works of Daniel Pagan

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 21, 2013
Daniel Pagan is an artist from Queens NY currently living and studying in the Baltimore area. Born in 1990, he was raised in Puerto Rico until 1997, when his family packaged him up and shipped him to the beautiful city of New York. He moved to Baltimore to attend the Maryland Institute of Art in 2009, where he will be graduating with a BFA in the class of 2013.

Baroque Typeforms, circa 1600s

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 20, 2013
These gorgeously ornate letterforms were designed in the mid-1600s by the Polish goldsmith, Jan Christian Bierpfaff in the 1600's. He apprenticed with the Mackensen family of metalworkers in Cracow who introduced the Dutch auricular style of ornament into the Polish gold and silver workshops.

A book and a skull...

Street Art // Sunday, January 20, 2013
This girl does an excellent job at showing the size of this book and skull by the often mysterious aritst, Read More.

Erik Jones' New Works

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 20, 2013
Erik Jones is an artist and illustrator focusing on contemporary figure painting and cover illustration. His colorful abstractions and geometric configurations add an unexpected element to his portraits of topless beauties. Jones is based in Brooklyn, New York. Featured is a new painting for the 2nd Annual Supersonic Electronic Invitational at Spoke Art in San Francisco, California.

Two new Horfe Pieces

Graffiti // Sunday, January 20, 2013
Two framed, two-color pieces courtesy of one our favorite artist creating work in the streets, Horfe. They are small surreal worlds, containing letters and abnormal mechanical devices that often spray liquid.

"Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg" @ Grey Art Gallery, NYU

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 19, 2013
A great show for everyone to check out, currently on view at the Grey Art Gallery of NYU, Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg. One of the most visionary writers of his generation, Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) was also a photographer. He began photographing actively in New York City in 1953, having his film developed and printed at a drugstore near his apartment on the Lower East Side.

The Work of SAIL

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 19, 2013
Born in 1980 in Oslo, Norway, the artist and illustrator Sail currently  lives and works on the top of a hill near the sea and tends to keep to himself. His dramatic, gestural illustrations are full of heavy contrasted emotion and some of his clients include Sprint, Random House and Soft Skull Press. Beautiful work.

The work of Evgeny Dikson

Street Art // Saturday, January 19, 2013
Take a look at a selection of abstract mural work from Russian artist, Evgeniy Dikson. Lots of interesting shapes and lines, with an occasional animal included.

Video: Sueme "Overseas" Tour

Graffiti // Saturday, January 19, 2013
Last summer, Canadian graffiti writer, Sueme, made a trip to several destinations abroad, leaving trails of his marking as he traveled. You can see he made a trip to the Montana factory getting  a first hand look at how the process goes down, as well as painting in Amsterdam and Barcelona (Sawe guest appearance).

Julia Randall: Chewed Up

Illustration // Friday, January 18, 2013
Julia Randall is in love with drawing, and uses her seductive technique to craft images that subtly challenge assumptions about corporeality, desire, and the natural world. Intersecting sensibilities activate her work; images are simultaneously erotic and humorous, beautiful and repulsive. Although she clearly operates in the realm of fantasy, Randall uses observation-based drawing and hyperrealistic technique to create images that are surreal and suggestive.

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