The Art of Sabhan Adam

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The creatures found in self-taught Syrian painter Sabhan Adam's work could only be found in nightmares. The variety of dark and gruesome creatures all have a face that is similar to his own. "The figures I paint have so many things in common with me--they look like me, they have the same head and the same asian eyes as me. I draw myself with everything that exists inside--the sadness, the misery, the shocking things I have faced, the isolation, and the feeling of not belonging to this world."

Remembering Otto Greiner

Erotica // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
German painter and graphic artist Otto Greiner (1869-1916) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich where he met another artist named Max Klinger. After finishing school, the two moved to Rome together...

Oskar Korsár's Ink Drawings

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We are enjoying the drawings of Stockholm-based artist Oskar Korsár this morning. Oskar's female figures occupy commonplace settings awkwardly. His style and imagery reference his own experiences between the ages of 8 and 16 living in a Mongolian yurt in the forests of Northern Sweden.

The Crashing of Porcelain by Martin Klimas

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
"From a height of three meters, porcelain figurines are dropped on the ground, and the sound they make when they hit trips the shutter release. The result: razor-sharp images of disturbing beauty—temporary sculptures made visible to the human eye by high-speed photography technology. The porcelain statuette bursting into pieces isn't what really captures the attention; the fascination lies in the genesis of a dynamic figure that replaces the static pose..."

Alasdair McLellan: Ultimate Clothing Company

Photography // Monday, June 16, 2014
The fashion world’s renowned photographer Alasdair McLellan discloses an insight into his Yorkshire roots, the inspiration behind his recently released photo book: Ultimate Clothing Company. Featuring soldiers, builders, skaters, boxers and the ordinary boys and men about town, these local figures are an embodiment of youthful promise.

CONE the Weird @ Rabbit Eye Movement, Vienna

Illustration // Monday, June 16, 2014
CONE The Weird is a graffiti artist and illustrator from Munich. A member of The Weird crew based in Vienna—along with artists like Nychos, Look, Dxtr, Vidam and the Low Bros—CONE specializes in wickedly detailed self-portraits and characters that explore the depths of his fantasies. His solo show at Rabbit Eye Movement, Nychos’ art space in the center of Vienna, features a stunning series of these thoughtful black and white drawings—each packed tight with texture and emotion, giving them a deep, distinct sense of character.

Dot Dot Dot "While You Slept..." in Stavanger, Norway

Street Art // Monday, June 16, 2014
Reed Projects has just opend and organized Norwegian artist DOT DOT DOT (NO) debut solo show, "While You Slept..." in Stavnager, Norway. In 2007, after almost a decade of graffiti writing under various names and guises, Dot Dot Dot took to stencil art with a passion. Since then he has become renowned for his distinctive style of classic stencil art with a sense of dark and humorous pop.

Jonathan Zawada & Ben Barretto "100% Potential"

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 16, 2014
This past May, Juxtapoz favorite Jonathan Zawada and Ben Barretto opened a collaborative exhibitiion in Los Angeles, "100% Potential."  The exhibition presented a number of individual works which represent either an existing or potential series for the artists. 

Voodoo Island - Detroit

Graffiti // Monday, June 16, 2014
Detroit recently became Voodoo Island for a weekend as the MSK, D30 and WGE crews swept through like a typhoon. Take a look at this photographic evidence of the destruction left behind.

R. Crumb's Illustration of Philip K. Dick's Spiritual "Exegesis"

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 16, 2014
Published in 1986 in Weirdo #17, R. Crumb illustrated sci-fi legend Philip K. Dick's now famous religious experience, a hallucinatory spiritual "exegesis" in which he believed he encountered a God-like presence. If you are new to R. Crumb, we suggest you check out one of his fantastic anthologies. If you're new to Philip K. Dick, you're probably not. His books have been adapted into classic films such as Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, and Minority Report.


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