La Boca Graphics

Illustration // Thursday, May 30, 2013
Established in 2002, La Boca is an independent design studio specializing in illustration and image-making of various kinds. La Boca strives to "create emotional connections through our work and value any small part we can play in contributing to popular culture as a whole." La Boca has worked on a wide spectrum of international clients on projects ranging from limited edition vinyl record sleeves to full-scale campaigns that touch just about every time of media. La Boca is based in Portobello, West London.

Tomás Saraceno's "14 Billion" Installation

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 30, 2013
This morning we go back and take a look at an installation by Argentine artist Tomas Saraceno from 2010. Entitled 14 Billion, the incredible site-specific exhibit is an extension of another work aptly titled Galaxy Forming along Filaments, like Droplets along the Strands of a Spider's Web. 

Watch: Professor Kliq's "Plastic and Flashing Lights"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 30, 2013
We saw this great wire and paper stop-motion video for Professor Kliq's Plastic and Flasghing Lights and have re-watched it quite a few times since. Created by the French studio Patador Prod, the video was made using only bent wire and paper! 

What's The Time?: Adrock, June 2013

Vault // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
As you know by now, we have spent all month celebrating our Beastie Boys issue (June 2013), with special outtakes, videos, artist favorites, and Jux favorites from one of the most influential bands of the last 30 years. As the month begins to close out, and the Beastie Boys issue is flying off newsstands and from our webstore, we wanted to share our interview with Beastie Boy Adrock, where he gives insight on how each album cover came to fruition, how each artist was chosen, and why they were so lucky to have MCA in the band. 

Converse Wall to Wall Hong Kong: Alex Hornest

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
This past week, Juxtapoz took a trip to Hong Kong to both celebrate the inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong art fair, as well as spend time with the Converse team and their curated guest list of artists for their Wall to Wall Hong Kong project. Over the past few years, Converse has worked with artists from around the world to create over twenty Wall to Wall projects throughout Europe and North America. For Hong Kong, Converse brought artists from Berlin, China, Brazil, and France to complete the project. Today, we look at Brazil-born, Alex Hornest.

Preview: Wendell McShine "Raccoon's Law" @ FIFTY24SF, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Trinidadian artist Wendell McShine is about to open a new show at FIFTY24SF Gallery in San Francisco, and our team at Juxtapoz Latin America just posted a preview.  "Racoon's Law" opens this Saturday June 1,  and our friend Shine sent us a few words about his inspiration for this show: "The raccoon reminds you to take a look inward in the mask holder, within a delicate balance between giving and receiving. Dramatically dusty charcoal drawings captivate a whimsical fantasy of control and freedom that endures beyond imagination. "

Beastie Boys Interactive Tablet Edition + New Subscription Deals

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
If you own an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch we recommend you check out Juxtapoz magazine as an enhanced tablet edition! We are also offering new subscription deals that include a Free BONUS issue or Free Juxtapoz New Contemporary Book.

Mario Wagner: Process for "Memory Palace" @ Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
This summer, the V&A will be staging a multi-dimensional exhibition experience, Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace, presenting an original work of fiction by author Hari Kunzru, transformed into a walk-in story by leading graphic designers, typographers and illustrators. Juxtapoz featured artist, Mario Wagner, is one of the artists involved, and let us into the process of making his piece for the Memory Palace show. 

Tom Eckert's Wooden Sculptures Don't Look Like Wood

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert begins with basswood, linden, or line wood and patiently carves and paints each piece to resemble realistic looking still lifes. "Forms carved to suggest cloth recur in many of my pieces...Covered forms are often more evocative - with a sense of mystery absent from the uncovered object by itself. We would love to see these in person.

Simon Casson's Collage-like Paintings

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 29, 2013
We are diggin the paintings of British artist Simon Casson this morning. His casual, yet formal style incorporates a randomness that somehow all comes together to form a pretty amazing overall piece.

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