Murals of La Jolla

Street Art // Sunday, May 19, 2013
Established a few years ago by a small group of La Jollans, The La Jolla Community Foundation put together a public mural project with an all star cast of participants including John Baldessari, Ryan McGinness, Fred Tomaselli, Richard Allen Morris, Anya Gallaccio and more. Check out some of the brilliant murals that have brighten up this coastal beach town in San Diego.

Letter Morphing Animated GIF

Graffiti // Sunday, May 19, 2013
Watch one of the best animated gifs we have seen involving graffiti lettering. The letter “E’ materializes, morphs, and dissolves.

Sonar Fates Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, May 18, 2013
Dean Falsify Cook's--also known as "Sonar Fates"-- work addresses themes of the mystic and robotic through digital means. His illustrations have a particularly industrial aesthetic, bringing to mind video game concept art in all its fantastical precision. Cook's work often contains underlying narratives of technological theory and myth, lending a sense of mystery and voice to the work. Cook is masterful with his usage of the digital form.  

New Gorey piece

Graffiti // Saturday, May 18, 2013
It’s not often we see any new pieces from Gorey, but when they pop up it was well worth the wait. These particular letters may have their own circuit board and fiber optic cables to keep the funk operating.

Update: Roa in London

Street Art // Saturday, May 18, 2013
What’s the vagabond, animal mural painting artist Roa been up to lately? More of the same like painting, painting, and painting. Currently large, big, and huge walls in London. 

Joe Murtagh: Deathly Sexy

Erotica // Saturday, May 18, 2013
Joe Murtagh's work is dangerous, vibrant and sexy. The Liverpool-based illustrator combines the chic and retro with death, war and decay, casting heavy symbols in a brilliant and almost sickly colorful light. Murtagh takes skull and bones to another level, imbuing them with a bold and sexy attitude. Murtagh wields his craft with the deft hand of a graphic-designer-turned-illustrator, creating unique pieces we're very proud to show in our erotica section.  

Odd Nerdrum Open House, Maisons-Laffitte, France

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 17, 2013
In our May 2013 issue,  Juxtapoz was honored to have the chance to speak with enigmatic Norwegian artist, Odd Nerdrum. Writer David Molesky finished the piece and headed to France for a special exhibition and open house that the Nerdrum Museum held at the artist's home in Maisons-Laffitte. The event also served as a release for a new book from the Nerdrum Museum called, "Crime and Refuge."

Music Video: Tycho "Ascension"

Music // Friday, May 17, 2013
San Francisco-based graphic artist Scott Hansen goes by the name ISO50 when he works on his photography and design works. And much of it has the look of this video. When he does said video as a musician, he is Tycho, the music producer who makes what we would call "summertime ambiance." This is the video for his new track, "Ascension," directed by Charles Bergquist. Enjoy the psychedelic flourishes.

Styrofoam Cup Illustrations by Cheeming Boey

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 17, 2013
Cheemy Boey, known to most as "Boey," found himself doodling on his cup in a coffee shop when he didn't have any paper to jot down his ideas. Pleased with the results he began sketching on cups, producing an awesome collection of Sharpie styofoam cup illustrations! They can now be purchased in his Etsy shop or through his website.

Illustrations by Brazilian Duo 'Imarginal'

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 17, 2013
We are enjoying the work of Fernando Moraes and Roane Ferreira this morning. Working under the collective title, Imarginal, the duo work on a variety of surfaces from, cotton fabric, markers, and even magnifiers on paper, wood, or walls. Some of their pieces take over 3 months to make and measure over 3 feet wide...

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