Bodies and Nature by Chong Chen

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 06, 2015
Nudes in nature is a theme we see a lot of on the web, but this series by Chong Chen has a little more conceptual weight to it. The simple act of shooting a nude body contoured to represent a place or thing in nature makes this both an intimate and full of humour. 

An Interview with Jim Cobb, Paint Maker

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 06, 2015
Jim Cobb is a paint maker and fine artist based in Sydney Australia. Jim has been developing what he describes as ‘innovative artists’ paints’ for 50 years, compiling an impressive list of unique paints that offer more than some of their traditional counterparts. So we’ve decided to ask Jim a few questions about his passion...

James Merry's Embroidered Logos and other Creations

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 06, 2015
New York-based artist James Merry recently found himself longing for his other home, Iceland, so he "fertilized" some of his clothes. Merry is a frequent collaborator with Björk and has desined embroidered several of her headpieces over the past six years.

Twelve Pack with Deth P. Sun

Illustration // Thursday, August 06, 2015
A few months ago, I moved to a small town of 7,000 on the Pacific coast up in Mendocino called Ft. Bragg. It's nice. I barely know anyone, but I get a lot of stuff done. I'm pretty much by myself everyday.

Converse Blank Canvas: Erik Parker in New York

Street Art // Thursday, August 06, 2015
One of our favorite New York-based artists, Erik Parker is the latest artist to participate in Converse's Blank Canvas project. The resulting psychedelic bright blasts of color appear on the back cover of our brand new September issue, on sale now.

Mariana Magdaleno's Ritualistic Animal Portraits

Illustration // Thursday, August 06, 2015
Through her delicate illustrations, Mariana Magdaleno connects back to the strength of nature. She represents animals with intention, grace, respect and with a charge of energy through its innate symbolism. It’s a ritual that takes a living being and honors its presence.

video: Alec Soth + Stacey Baker: This is what enduring love looks like

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Stacey Baker has always been obsessed with how couples meet. When she asked photographer Alec Soth to help her explore this topic, they found themselves at the world’s largest speed-dating event, held in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day, and at the largest retirement community in Nevada — with Soth taking portraits of pairs in each locale. 

The Photography of Eva O’Leary

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Full of saturated colors and crisp texture, the photographs of Brooklyn-based artist Eva O’Leary are beautiful and strange. Spanning from 2012 to the present, O’Leary’s works capture a wide range of subjects, each with their own intangible, haunting quality. 

The Illustrated Black Power Tarot Deck

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Musician King Khan and graphic artist Michael Eaton have collaborated to create an illustrated black power tarot deck. The deck incorporates black musicians as well as other black public figures into a traditional tarot card structure. The project was overseen by Chilean filmmaker and artist Alejandro Jodorwosky. 

Traveling Photo Exhibit Examines the Lives of the Worlds Wealthiest 1%

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Myles Little examines wealth inequality through a traveling documentary photography exhibit and book project. One Percent: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality attempts to present an unglamorized, realistic view of life for those on the top of the wealth pyramid alongside images of those in the rest of the wealth spectrum. The book and show incorporate the work of 26 photographers.


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