Paintings by Ian Davis

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
We are really enjoying New York-based artist Ian Davis' paintings this morning. Reminding us of some sort of totalitarian, communist propaganda, Davis' work focuses on "maleness, whose omnipresence, ineffectiveness and herd instinct he conjures up in small identical figures..."

More Anamorphic Installations by Bernard Pras

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
Last week we posted an anamorphic (the art of stacking objects to create a huge 3D sculpture) portrait installation by Bernard Pras where he filled an entire room with found objects, creating a portrait of Malian actor Sotigui. This morning we take a look at more of the French artist's impressive large-scale compositions.

The Work of Luke Pelletier

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
Painter, printmaker, musician and skateboarder Luke Pelletier is 20 years old has a portfolio that includes paintings, large murals, and a pinball machine. We are enjoying his vibrant, energetic, and fun work.

Andreas Franke's 'The Sinking World' @ An Underwater Gallery: 24.27 N, 81.44 W

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
Ever been scuba diving and thought to yourself, "You know what? All these beautiful fish are nice and all, but I would like to see some art down here!" Well, Andreas Franke's photographs are on display on the sunken UGNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, 27 meters underwater. The photographs depict everyday activities, such as doing laundry or riding a horse in a dress, underwater, and in our opintion, are pretty cool.

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.  

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