Hyperreal Drawings by Kelvin Okafor

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
We know that hyperreal has been the talk of the Internet for years now, but what we have been liking recently is the addition of process works in regards to hyperreal artists. UK-based Kelvin Okafor pencil artists has great skill, and he calls himself a "passionate penciled artist. Highly interested in detail and precision."

Mixed-media Works by Oriol Angrill Jorda

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 01, 2013
Oriol Angrill Jorda's new collection of stunning, ethereal illustrations, are a beautiful new reflection of his infinite capabilities. Oriol is currently based in London and works primarily graphite and watercolor. His renderings are often composed of various overlaying patterns, colors and imagery taking the form of dreamlike portraiture.

The Works of Justin Hopkins, aka RareBit

Music // Friday, February 01, 2013
A great collection of drawings from Los Angeles based Justin Hopkins, who also goes by the name RareBit. As RareBit, Hopkins releases music via Non Projects, and his illustration work is full of fine details and pointillism style. Growing up in Washington, Hopkins says of his work: I like to think of my music as fungus encrusted and in a constant state of growth and decay. In this way I am influenced by the organic, wet, and florally lush environment in which I grew up.

Parra "Credit Card" Tee for Thrasher

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Our friend Parra, former cover artist and getting set for an exhibition in NYC at Jonathan LeVine in the coming month, just released a t-shirt with our brothers at Thrasher Magazine today. Nothing says a good time like having a skateboard in the ... wait a second...

Kat Heap's Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, January 31, 2013
As a London based illustrator and designer who has recently completed an MA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, Kat Heap has developed a raw rendering style, focusing on portraiture of both man and beast. 'I love drawing, playing guitar and a good sit down.' Says Kat.

Converse x Juxtapoz: Wall To Wall Huntington Beach featuring Push

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Over the past year, Juxtapoz and Converse have teamed on a unique project, Wall to Wall, where we invite an artist in a city in North America to create a semi-permanent mural based around the artist's interpretation of the iconic Converse star. Today, we look back on the mural created in Huntington Beach, California by artist PUSH. As you may have seen in Los Angeles recently, PUSH has had standout works at Known Gallery, and we featured the artist in our Seventh Letter issue in July 2007.

Sandow Birk & Elyse Pignolet Murals for SFJAZZ Mural

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sandow Birk, featured in our January 2013 issue, just completed two murals with his wife Elyse Pignolet for the new SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. In typical highly detailed style, Birk and Pignolet created the murals using hand-made, hand-painted ceramic tiles. Birk has a bunch of work in various exhibitions this year, but definitely worth checking out the new center and Birk and Pignolet's mural contributions.

Roots From Above: "Humus" by Giuseppe Licari

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
A spacious gallery can make for the most dramatic installation. Rotterdam-based artist Giuseppe Licari created this fantastic installation, Humus 2012, at Tent Rotterdam, which features tree roots hanging from the ceiling. Licari invites the public to participate, share, experience and interact, creating a collective memory, making it the central point of his work.

Social Experimentation by Fred Barnell

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Brooklyn based photographer, Fred Barnell recently conducted a small social experiment with passers-by who were caught in the gaze of their own reflection. Dressed in all black, a ski mask, and gloves, Barnell used a two way mirror to capture the intimately akward moments of many New Yorkers.

Light Installations by Jeongmoon Choi

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Using string, UV lights, and black lights, Berlin-based artist, Jeongmoon Choi creates geometrical light installations that challenge the architecture of exterior and interior spaces. This piece is located outside of her most recent gallery show at Galerie Laurent Mueller.

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