Best of 2013: Map Paintings by Fernando Vicente

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Originally published on August 5th, 2013: We are fans of Madrid-based artist Fernando Vicente, and have shown his work several times before. Today we take a look at his Atlas series, a series of paintings on old maps where here skillfully transforms countries and continents into faces, animals, and skulls using acrylic paint.

Best of 2013: Greg Guillemin's 'The Secret Life of Superheroes'

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Originally published June 18th, 2013: Illustrator Gregoire Guillemin has introduced the second installment to his Secret Life of Superheroes series. Exposing superhero's daily lives, Gregoire features Marvel and DC characters doing normal things like Batman brushing his teeth, Wonder Woman stuffing her bra, Spiderman eating a burger, and Catwoman enganging in some NSFW activities with Ivy.

Converse Wall to Wall: Andrew Schoultz

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 27, 2013
Today we take a look at former Juxtapoz Cover artist, recent subject in our Juxtapoz Presents video series, and all around favorite, Andrew Schoultz' contribution to the Converse Wall to Wall project that appears on the back of our magazine each month. Andrew painted the mural in our home town of San Francisco and you can catch him in a video documenting the process after the jump!

Reginald Pean's Rainbow Ladies

Erotica // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Reginald Pean has an appreciation for the female form. His pen drawings are eye catching. He allows us to be drawn in by the bold colors gracing these women's bodies.

Sam Pierpoint's 3D Paper Illustrations

Illustration // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Sam Pierpoint is inspired by culture, travel and Mother Nature. A lot of her work encapsulates the beauty and serenity that the natural world and beyond has to offer. 'My vast landscapes depict scenes from mountain peaks, fairytale wonderland right down to the deepest ocean beds and darkest caves.'  

Best of 2013: Julie Nord, August 2013

Vault // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Julie Nord has had solid showings at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and this 2013's show was no exception. Around the time her show, "The Children," opened at V1, we published this interview with the Danish artist in the August 2013 print edition of Juxtapoz. And keeping with the Best of 2013 theme, this was one of our favorite features from the year that was... 

Best of 2013: What One Finds on Google Street View

Photography // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Originally published on July 8, 2013: This morning we check-in with Montreal-based artist Jon Rafman. John started collecting screen captures of Google Street Views from a range of Street View blogs and his own exploration of the program. His Tumblr of his findings is one of the most fascinatiing world views, and art projects, we have seen in quite some time.

Best of 2013: John Wesley "Objects and Paintings" (NSFW)

Erotica // Thursday, December 26, 2013
Originally published on July 10th, 2013: Even though this show closed last week at David Kordansky in Los Angeles, John Wesley's work, as always, looked fantastic. "Objects and Paintings includes paintings and sculptures from several periods in Wesley’s career; all of them point to the “eccentric precision,” as Dan Flavin described it in the show's catlogue, that has made him one of the indispensible American artists of the post-war period.

Beavis and Butthead Do Christmas

Illustration // Wednesday, December 25, 2013
What better way to pass the time during this holiday season than team up with one of our favorite illustrated duo's to help spread some holiday cheer. Cuddle up by the fire, break out the hot cocoa and spend some quality time with your family, loved ones and your old friends Beavis and Butthead. From the bottom of our hearts, Juxtapoz Illustration loves you.

Happy Holidays!!!

Graffiti // Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Happy Holidays! If you’re close to a beach and some sunshine enjoy it, but we don’t want to know about it! 

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