Michael Jackson Shadow Casting Sculpture by Diet Wiegman

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Artist Diet Wiegman utilizes scrap metal, and other junk to create sculptures that cast recognizable shadows. Aside from this amazing Michael Jackson light sculpture, he has recreated the globe using scraps of food, a pyramid that casts a shadow of a spider, and a re-imagining of Michelangelo’s David. Watch a video after the jump!  

"Group Session": Julian Rogers @ .T.F.R. Gallery, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Opening this Friday evening in Encinitas is a solo-exhibitoin of works by San Diego-based painter Julian Rogers. Be sure to stop by this emerging San Diego gallery and see what Rogers has been working on over the past two years. Here's a bit from the press: .T.F.R. Gallery is delighted to announce an exhibition by San Diego-based painter Julian Rogers. Entitled Group Session, the show will be Rogers’ first solo show since moving to the West Coast from New York City in 2012. This collection of Julian Rogers’ paintings, produced over a period of two years, presents an exploration of the ways in which psychoanalysis and therapy can be used as a model for generating imagery and disrupting stable relationships to content.

Kevin Taylor & Henry Lewis @ Converse x Urban Outfitters Pop-Up, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Today, March 21 @ the Converse Pop-Up shop inside the downtown San Francisco Urban Outfitters, SF-artists and Jux friends Henry Lewis and Kevin E Taylor will be customizing your Converse sneakers from 4—9PM. We hear a rumor that there will be free PBR, which, if you are walking your way home, sounds like a good stop-off idea. 

Music Video: Foals "My Number" directed by US

Music // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Two things are working quite nicely here. One, this track from UK-band Foals, "My Number," from their LP Holy Fire, is really solid, and the directors of the video, US (the directing duo consisting of Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor) have done a brilliant job with motion capturing the band in a unique and slightly "draw-by-numbers" video. Well, it's better than than. Just watch...   

Doubleday & Cartwright: 50 Artists/50 Moments in the Life Of Michael Jordan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
This past NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston at the Museum of Fine Art Houston, creative agency Doubleday & Cartwright of Brooklyn (featuring one of our favorites in Grotesk) worked with Nike on a special project that had 50 artists interpret 50 great moments from the life and career of Michael Jordan. Jordan was celebrating his 50 birthday right around the All-Star weekend, and seeing that he represents the absolute height of basketball greatness, D&C had some great artists on board... including Jason Jagel, Lola Dupre, Aldous Massie, Grotesk, Sophia Chang and others contribute. 

Pae White's Installation with 48 Kilometers of Thread

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Los Angeles-based artist Pae White used 48 kilometers of thread in her latest installation at Peckham's South London Gallery. The threads criss-cross between two walls and the roof of the gallery, spelling out the words TIGER TIME and UNMATTERING on either wall. Pae often works with fragile materials to build large-scale sculptural works and installations.  

Paper Chandeliers by Cristina Parreño Architecture and MIT

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
  Working with a team of students from MIT, American studio Christina Parreno Architecture constructed this chandelier of cardboard tubes at ARCOMadrid using a mesh structure of wires and cables to hold the canopy. The varying topography was created by cutting the tubes at different lengths.  

Video: Miguel Endara's 3.2 Million Ink Dot Portrait

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Artist Miguel Endara filmed himself recreating a portrait of his father with 3.2 million ink dots using a Micron pen. It only took him 210 hours, which is about 4.25 dots per second. Watch the incredibly tedious process (sped up) after the jump...

30 of Nick Cave's Horses Will Take over Grand Central Station

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Next week 30 multicolored life-size horses and 60 dancers will take over Grand Central Terminal. Orchestrated by artist Nick Cave, the horses will graze for a while and then perform a choreographed piece to harp music. Watch a video after the jump!

Federico Uribi Paints with Repurposed Electrical Wires

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Miami-based, Columbian conceptual artist Federico Uribi recently released a new series of works made from electrical and a/v cables titled Contectado. Much of Federico's work is devoted to the language of pop art through the use of repurposed objects. He initially began his career as a painter 'influenced by his dark reflections on the Catholic sense of pain, guilt and sexuality'  

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