Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
We recently re-discovered the Google Art Project his weekend, a colletion which features extremely high-resolution images of art works from museums in over 40 contries, allowing the viewer to zoom in and view them in extreme detail. The feature is part of the Google Cultural Insitute...
Erotica // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Italian artist Roberto Ferri is deeply inspired by Baroque painters. Roberto has applied this classic style of painting to what some would call more modern and provocative scenes. The drama and grandeur of these pieces are consistent with...
Illustration // Monday, February 17, 2014
Nicole Coson's series entitled "Spirit Captures" explores the use of mono-prints. Named appropriately, Nicole's black and white portraits are detailed enough for us to grasp the essence of her subject. This series draws upon Nicole's Filipino...
Photography // Monday, February 17, 2014
The New York subway system in the ‘80s was filthy, graffiti saturated and crime ridden, making photographs from this time period uniquely recognizable and visually spectacular. A collection of photos shot over the course of 6 months in 1981 was recently published by Christopher Morris, who at the time was only 22 years-old living in New York on an Internship from Florida.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 17, 2014
Brazilian based artist Tassia Bianchini creates simplistic and enticing abstractions. Bianchini has a background in Industrial Design, he studied at the University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. With Bianchini's precision-based background we're delighted to how in this medium he can create such organic and flowy work.
Photography // Sunday, February 16, 2014
Mattieu Gasou is from Lausanne, Switzerland where he teaches at the University of Art and Design Lausanne and shoots plenty of stunning photographs on the side. His work often focuses on the intersection of tourism and nature and their interaction with each other.
Photography // Saturday, February 15, 2014
Alyse Endur’s book Prison Landscapes is a large photographic compilation of prison inmates presenting themselves in front of visiting room backdrops. Glittering cityscapes, scenes of natural landscapes, historical or fantasy architecture and more are often painted by inmates and used as portrait studios.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 15, 2014
“I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things that I had no words for.” Georgia O’Keefe undersells herself. If you can tear your eyes away from the paintings, then just go to wallow in her marvelous quotes proclaimed on the walls of San Francisco’s de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park , like “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that moment to someone else.”