Teaser: ARYZ @ FIFTY24SF, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We stopped by FIFTY24SF Gallery in San Francisco yesterday to say hello to January 2013 cover artist ARYZ and snap a few more teaser shots for you as he prepares for his new solo show, Style Is The Limit, opening this Friday, April 19th.

"Shave It": Animated short film by 3dar Studios

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
With the chaos of magazine deadlines upon us, we took a few minutes today to enjoy this nice animated short created by 3dar Studios, an American and Argentina-based animation studio. If we told you that this piece let's you follow a monkey into space and beyond, and that it was a true story, would you watch it? You should watch it. 

New piece by Sobekcis

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
When we look at pieces painted by Sobkcis, it makes us think about how far spray paint has come and how rich and vibrant the colors are now.

'Umbrellas,' a video by Tell No One

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The umbrella is the star of this film by Tell No One, a.k.a Luke White and Remi Weekes. Winners of the Young Directors Award at Cannes in 2012, the directors, withe help of Leila Latchin put together this video where we get to see a parking garage? fill up with self-opening umbrellas. Fun!

Ron Mueck @ Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We have posted the hyperrealistic sculptures of London-based Ron Mueck before. His first major exhibition since 2005 opened today at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain today. Aside from six recent sculptures, the who also includes three pieces produced just for the exhibition. See behind-the-scenes photos in Mueck's studio and a video after the jump...

'The Force of Nature' Sculpture Series by Lorenzo Quinn

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Artist Lorenzo Quinn has installed various versions of his sculpture, The Force of Nature, all over the world. Depicting a woman (presumably Mother Nature) swinging the world around with a piece of cloth in the wind.  

Multiple Exposure Portraits by Sarah K. Byrne

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We are enjoying these double exposure portraits by Portland-based photographer Sarah K. Byrne. Sarah recently filmed and wrote a tutorial for how to make multiple exposure photographs like hers using a 5D mark III.   

Paintings and Drawings by Alex Gardner

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings and drawings of Los Angeles-based artist Alex Gardner this morning.  

In L.A.: Takashi Murakami @ Blum & Poe

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 16, 2013
This past weekend we stopped by Blum & Poe for the opening of Takashi Murakami’s latest solo exhibition “Arhat.” This is the first time Mr Murakami has shown in the United States since his travelling survey from 2007-09,  and what we saw was a fantastic series of new paintings and sculptures that remind us of the playful nature of the Japanese artist's work. Definitely a must see if you are in the Los Angeles area. Photos and more after the jump…  

Eric Pfeiffer's Comics Prowess

Illustration // Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Born in 1987, Eric Pfeiffer is an illustrator and cartoonist currently based out of Richmond, VA. While attending VCU, Pfeiffer began freelancing for small publications as well as ESPN The Magazine. He also directed and published the local comic anthology "The RV Anthology" in 2010 and is the creator behind Kid Havoc, an industries mashup of comics and fashion that utilizes the unique storytelling abilities of both mediums.

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