Paintings by Eric Zener

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
This morning we take a look at the photoreal paintings of Eric Zener. The self taught northern California-based artist's water and underwater paintings begin with a photo transfer from which he then builds the mixed media work in layers, using various processes to create the depth and buoyancy. 

Photographs by Ben Zank

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Ben Zank is a young New York-based photographer who has been producing a new photograph every single day as part of his 365 project. Ben's photos reflect a ripe imagination and a fantastic eye for the mysterious.

Teppei Kaneuji's Plastic Hair Assemblages

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
This series by Japanese artist Teppei Kaneuji is entitled Teenage Fan Club. Known for his found-object assemblages, the artist uses plastic toys, scissors, helmets, and in this case, removable hair, gluing them together in bizarrely fascinating and colorful arrangements.

The Work of Eko Nugroho

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Indonesian artist Eko Nugrho's work is grounded in both local traditions and global pop culture. The influence of traditional Indonesian batik and embroidery styles is combined with heavy influences from contemporary street art, graffiti and comics. Eko works in a variety of media including murals, sculpture, animation, and tapestry. He currently resides in Yogyakarta, one of the country's major art centers.

Nekst train by Revok

Graffiti // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Nothing but the best representation for a king in the game of graffiti. 

IN L.A.: Kyle Field @ Taylor De Cordoba

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Last week we stopped by Taylor De Cordoba’s beautiful new space in Culver City for the opening reception of Kyle Field’s latest exhibition, “Wide Daylight.” Maybe you remember that we featured Mr. Field and his Little Wings music project in our February 2013 issue.  Photos and more after the jump…

The Demented, Incredible Ceramic Works of Clayton Bailey

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Sometimes someone so awesome lives in our backyard and we didn't even know it. For the past few years, we have been seeing the demented, surreal, incredible ceramic and sculpture work of Crockett, California-based artist Clayton Bailey floating around Tumblrs and blogs, but our colleague walked in our office the other day with a whole explanation of how amazing this man really is. Active in the art community since the 1960s, and a teacher in Wisconsin and Northern California throughout the '60s as well, Clayton just celebrated a 50 year retrospective at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento in 2011.

Preview: DEEDEE CHERIEL @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
This weekend, on June 22, Deedee Cheriel will be opening new works alongside Mel Kadel and Femke Hiemstra at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. We were lucky this morning to get a preview and collection of new works from Cheriel, who in her artist statement notes, "With nuances of East Indian art, Cheriel's use of bold elements – both urban and natural, as well as pop culture – are indications of how we try to connect ourselves to others and how these heroic efforts are episodes of compassion and discomfort."

New walls from Escif

Street Art // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Escif has been highly productive in the streets lately, painting several new murals in Modena, Italy for the Icon 59 Festival and currently is in Montreal, Canada where he just finished the large image of a giant deadbolt for their local Mural Festival.

International Picnic Day: Till Rabus' "Surrealist Camping Lunch"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
On this International Picnic Day (woohoo) we bring you Till Rabus' homage to Salvador Dali, Surrealist Camping Lunch. It's not the first time we have posted the Swiss artists work, often balancing somewhere between myth and surrealism, he combines the strange with the ordinary!

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