3D Printed Faces From Found DNA

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 06, 2013
Information artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has been taking DNA left behind on spit out gum, hairs, and other pieces of our genetic trail that we leave behind every day and generating and printing faces using a 3D printer. The resulting portraits of anonymous people may not be a 100% accurate since there are many things that are impossible to determine from DNA (age, etc.), the artists says they probably have a "family resemblance." The series is titled Stranger Visions.

Watch: "Zigzagging" Pattern and RGB Light Installation by Carnovsky

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 06, 2013
In addition to the RGB Fabulous Landscapes (which we posted earlier) where specially printed digital frescos changed depending on whether natural, red, green, or blue light was applied, Carnovsky was also commissioned to create a installation for Missoni. Titled, Zigzagging, the installation uses geometric motifs, and fantastic patterns with similar, changing, flashing RGB lights. We suggest you don't watch the video if you're epileptic…

Life-Sized Newsstand Made from Denim by Denimu

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 06, 2013
Sweden-based artist Denimu (aka Ian Berry), known for his work constructing incredible scenes purely out of used denim and jeans, has installed a life sized New York newsstand at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. Berry began experimenting with textiles, manipulating color and form with bleach, stencils and glue. His work is painstakingly cut, stitched, and pasted together.

What's The Time?: "Hold It Now, Hit It"

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 05, 2013
All month, we will be enjoying videos, interviews, artist perspectives, and outtakes from our June 2013 Beastie Boys issue and tribute to MCA. Today, we look back at one of mainstream culture's first interaction with the Beasties, and the classic 1986 single, "Hold It Now, Hit It."

Classic "A" Train graffiti photo by Danny Lyon

Graffiti // Sunday, May 05, 2013
Wonderful photograph taken by Danny Lyon with “A” train graffiti in the background. Taken in the summer 1974 at Lynch Park in Brooklyn.

Bowlingheads by Oliver Paaß

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 05, 2013
From German design agency, Jung von Matt: "We designed special bowling balls together with famous spraygun artist Oliver Paass that look like cut-off heads. For more than three weeks he made detailed 360° layouts that were sprayed on standard bowling balls. In several German bowling alleys we swapped the standard balls for these special ones."

"POOL, THE ALCHEMY OF BLUE" by Lizzie Buckmaster Dove

Street Art // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Using various sized chunks of concrete found from an old pool In Coledale, Australia, artist Lizzie Buckmaster Dove creates earthworks that investigate "identity, connection and 'genius loci' or sense of place."  Her project, “Pool, the Alchemy of Blue” began from daily walks and now involves people from the surrounding community. The piece reflects the various phases of the moon, time and change, and when speaking on the work the artists said, "Pool, the Alchemy of Blue isn’t about ruin but about transformation… Australia has a unique history of sea pools. Pool, the Alchemy of Blue will operate as a love song to this history." 

Wild Boy Opium

Graffiti // Sunday, May 05, 2013
Sundays are the holy day for all those who dabble with spray cans to go out and find themselves a nice wall to release on, Let this piece by Opium be your guidance and inspiration.

MCA Day: Adrock Remembers Adam Yauch at Park Dedication in Brooklyn

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 04, 2013
Yesterday, Adrock and friends, family, and officials dedicated a small playground and park on the edge of Brooklyn Heights to honor the beloved Beastie Boys co-founder Adam Yauch, known around the world as MCA. The musician, filmmaker, activist, and rapper passed away on May 4th, 2012 after a three-year-long battle with cancer. Today is also MCA Day, a daylong event featuring music, conversation, and a gallery of art created by Yauch fans...

New mural by Andrew Schoultz in San Francisco

Street Art // Saturday, May 04, 2013
The side of the local dive bar, Pops in the Mission District of San Francisco just got hooked up with this impressive mural by Andrew Schoultz. Over the last week Schoultz has been spending everyday painting this building... sounds more appealing than sitting at a computer all day when the weather has been as freakishly nice as it has been in San Francisco. If you want to see it in person, head down to 24th and York St. The piece was made in conjunction with Converse and Juxtapoz.

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