(notes on) biology

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
I was never a good doodler. I tried, but mainly I made attempts at recreating the Stussy and Mossimo signature logos when any class that wasn't English or History. So I get the doodling during Biology class routine, but I was never this good. Created by Danny Madden, Will Madden, and Jonathan Silva of Ornana Films, this short (notes on) biology, won an animation award at last year's SXSW.

Video: MQ "All Day I Dream About Stickers" Feat. SKAM DUST

Graffiti // Friday, January 04, 2013
Here is a video from a few months back when MQ held a solo exhibition in Tokyo at Last Gallery entitled “All Day I Dream About Stickers.” Featured is Skam Dust breaking down some dance moves and a Tokyo helicopter ride.  

Out Of Place: Works by Robert Rickhoff

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
This is how we like to kick off the year, with a series of Out of Place objects constructed by a very clever Robert Rickhoff. Playground slides that lead you to oncoming traffic, volleyball courts on the autobahn, skate ramp crosswalks, all situations that are going to lead you to some sort of disaster. Rickhoff is based in Germany, and works as an allaround creative.

Oil Paintings by Sascha Braunig

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
SASCHA BRAUNIG combines vibrant color and an hypnotic style in works that reflect upon illusion and the surface of the image. In dream-like scenes where repetition and patterning are foregrounded, Braunig's female subjects emit an extrasensory glow. Flaring with reflected color, they are iridescent beings whose very skin seems to be a source of psychic power. —Foxy Production

The Works of Sergio Albiac

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
I create visual imagery to articulate my thoughts about the beauty, contradictions and emotion of the act of living. My work revolves around the interior worlds we create in our minds and the tensions that arise when confronted to our realities. The illusion of control in a world much governed by randomness and the elusive nature of emotions are also recurring ideas in my work.

The Works of Joanna Krotka

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
Joanna Krótka is an illustrator based in Kraków, Poland. She received an MFA in Graphic Arts, with specialisation in book design in 2010. She lkes to draw a lot, listen to 70's prog rock, visit flea markets and watch productions starring British actors. She is inspired by pretty much everything, but mostly sci-fi (literature and movies), psychedelic pictures, fairy tales and dreams.

Sokram in Spain

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 04, 2013
Impressive mural of a massive bright green snake intertwining through a building, across the ground, and into a canal by Sokram. This piece was painted for the DesOrdes Creatives Festival in Ordes, Galizia, Spain.

Sneak Peek: "Iron To Gold/Ashes To Hope" Benefit @ Chandran Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 03, 2013
We got a little sneak peek into Iron To Gold/Ashes To Hope, the special benefit exhibition, installation, and auction in support of an innovative artist-in-residence program in Detroit that Juxtapoz is helping sponsor in collaboration with Chandran Gallery in San Francisco. The artists organizing the event, Monica Canilao and friends, are Bay Area based artists who have since moved and started a residency program in Detroit to bring together fellow artists from around the country to have a meeting place for collaborative projects and creative development.

Angelo Plessas "Mirage Machines"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 03, 2013
A bit of interaction for us today on Juxtapoz.com. Bubblebyte.org is pleased to present Mirage Machines, a solo exhibition of works by Athens-based artist Angelo Plessas. Since the late 90s, Angelo Plessas’ work has been strongly reflecting and mastering the language of the Internet through the creation of websites as artworks. So what that means for you, me, us is that we get to play and interact with Plessas' creations from the past few years.

Michael Genovese "Lines and Cracks and Zebras and Horses" @ OHWOW, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 03, 2013
OHWOW is pleased to announce Michael Genovese’s second solo exhibition with the gallery, titled Lines and Cracks and Zebras and Horses, presenting a recently completed body of work based on lineation, cleave, and the concept implied by the aphorism: “When you hear hoof beats behind you, don’t expect to see a zebra.” A series of plasma-cut steel wall reliefs located throughout the gallery compose a subtle arrangement based equally on materiality and concept.

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