How to Paint with Fire

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 27, 2014
For the past 14 years, Spazuk has developed and perfected a unique technique that allows him to use the flame of a candle or the flame of a torch as a pencil to create his paintings with trails of soot. Using various tools, he intuitively sculpt the plumes of soot left behind in response to the shapes that appear on the canvas.

Marci Washington's "Sleeping Spell" Zine

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 27, 2014
Follow a haunting narrative in Marci Washinton's newest zine...

video: Spray In Your Lane With Begr

Graffiti // Sunday, October 26, 2014
Begr gets funky and adds a new piece to a virgin wall somewhere in one of Detroit's many abandoned buildings.

Pratt Photography Lectures - An-My Lê

Photography // Sunday, October 26, 2014
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Vietnam born, New York-based photographer, An-My Lê will be having a lecture open free to the public on October 29, 2014. Lê is a professor of photography at Bard College. She has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. 

video: Obe and Amuse 126 Paint a Trailer

Graffiti // Saturday, October 25, 2014
Watch as Obe and Amuse 126 add some nice colors to an otherwise boring old 50 foot trailer.

In the Magazine: Alex Roulette

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Artists often emulate their interests, and when Alex Roulette mentioned his affinity for the depth of emotion that can be conveyed in a short story, there was an obvious parallel with his work. I already wanted to read a book that could tie his paintings together. His work could easily accompany a New Yorker fiction piece, and yet it transcends illustrative nature. The paintings are the meat of the story.

Update: Shae Detar's Painted Nudes

Erotica // Friday, October 24, 2014
Shae Detar is a photographer/artist based in NY, and began painting on photos as a teenager in the 1990's. She is a fine art photographer and is often commissioned by fashion brands for campaigns, lookbooks and editorials.

Greetings from New York City: Jonathan LeVine Gallery in Berlin

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Greetings from New York City: Jonathan LeVine Gallery Visits Berlin, a group exhibition presented in association with Urban Nation as part of their ongoing series, Project M. Urban Nation will be the first museum worldwide to exclusively collect and exhibit contemporary graffiti and street art. In anticipation of the museum opening, the organization has invited internationally acclaimed artists and curators to be a part of Project M, an ongoing art initiative with the goal of promoting community and creative exchange. The three aspects of Project M include a group exhibition, a mural and ten paintings placed in the window panels of the institution.

Momentum by United Visual Artists

Design // Friday, October 24, 2014
"Momentum" was a beautifully documented and executed project by United Visual Artists that was presented at London's Barbican Art Gallery earlier this year. From UVA, "Coinciding with their 10th anniversary, UVA present Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Drawing on physics and digital technology, UVA are turning the Curve into a spatial instrument, installing a sequence of pendulum-like elements throughout the 90 metre long gallery to create an evolving composition of light and sound. . . "

Enric Sant "Journey to the Present" @ Montana Gallery, Barcelona

Street Art // Friday, October 24, 2014
The Montana Gallery Barcelona presents "Journey to the Present", an exhibition of Enric Sant, which will be open through 6 December of this year. "Journey into the present" is the first solo exhibition by Sant (Barcelona, ​​1985), in which the artist presents a unique vision of the world where organic shapes and bodies are the stars of a series of oil paintings and fast ink drawings. The works speak of the desires and fears of the people and their relationship with human-designed environment.

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