"Paperman," an Oscar Nominated Short by John Kahrs

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Here is a fun animated short by John Kahrs to help get you in a romantic mood for Valentine's Day. Paperman is one of five animated shorts nominated for an Oscar this year.

JR Mural and Exhibition @ Watari Museum, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
French artist JR is presenting his first solo museum exhibition in Tokyo at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art. Renowned for his 'Inside Out Project,' and winner of the 2011 TED Prize, May 2012 cover artist JR has pasted images representing inhabitants from North East Japan, where the tsunami hit in March 2011, across the facade of the museum.

Illustrations by Steven Ketchum

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
We really like the work of Brooklyn-based artist Steven Ketchum. According to Steven, his artwork is a reflection of confusion seen in the world and the figures he draws don't understand themselves or eachother.  

Valentine's Day Cards by Andrew Jeffrey Wright

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
This Valentine's Day, we hope you made your own cards and gifts. Jux alum Andrew Jeffrey Wright made some delightful hand screen printed cards that are printed with metallic gold and red ink.

An "Art Barn" by Robert Young Architects

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Robert Young Architects designed this 10,000-square-foot "Art Barn." Featuring a "green screen" that "creates a living skin over the majority of the concrete-block structure." The building contains two large multipurpose galleries with high ceilings and concrete floors. In addition to a commercial-grade kitchen there are several smaller rooms for studios, offices, exercise and sleeping rooms.

A New Message from Dr. Flotsam ahead of "Flotsam's Harvest"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
As Mike Shine's March 2013 cover has hit newsstands this week, it seems like his partner in crime, Dr. Flotsam, likes what he sees. He just sent us another riddle/message/prophecy this afternoon, and as Flotsam's Harvest keeps up with Act 1, we show you what we got in a mysterious message today.

Prints on Sale @ Cotton Candy Machine to Help Rebuild From a Fire

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Our good friends Tara, Sean, and Ronan at Cotton Candy Machine recently had their apartment burn down in a fire. To help rebuild, they have released two of Tara's prints. Both prints are Timed Releases and available NOW until the 15th. See and read more details about the prints after the jump...

Appreciating... Fulton Ryder

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Of the many exhibitors at the LA Art Book Fair, a few managed to stand out in our memory despite the daunting high volume of amazing content. One of these exhibitors was Fulton Ryder, a New York-based bookshop, gallery, and publisher. Their space at the fair offered a wonderfully entertaining array of smutty novels, Raymond Pettibon zines (!!!), amazing records, and Richard Prince artworks.

More from Christine Wu

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Christine Wu is an Los Angeles based certified practitioner of the arts and general awesome maker. Stylistically, her work is multi-layered with haunting and sexual undertones. She often depicts people in flux, capturing the vulnerability of self discovery.

New 3D Skethbook Works by Nagai Hideyuki

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 13, 2013
22-year old Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki continues to offer new images of his 3D illustration and perspective-based sketches. Nagai will often draw across several two-dimensional surfaces in order to emphasize the illusions and further perplex viewer.

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