The GOLLUM SCULPTURE AT A NEW ZEALAND AIRPORT

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
If you film it in your country, you get the creepy airport installation/sculpture. At the Wellington Airport in New Zealand, a 2,645 pounds,9.8 foot high and 43 foot long sculpture of Gollum is now reaching over you as you wait and eat before your flight. Done in conjunction with the release of The Hobbit (in theaters on December 14), the piece was created by the Weta Workshop.

Geometric Nudes by Mate Ferge

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Vienna-based painter Mate Ferge breaks up the female anatomy into a series of overlapping geometric shapes in his portraits of buxom women. Mate graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and Advertising from the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

The Works of Leontine Greenberg

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Leontine Greenberg lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with her husband, daughter and two cats. Her work has been shown at galleries around the country, including ThinkSpace Gallery, Gallery 1988 and C.A.V.E. Gallery in Los Angeles, and MyPlasticHeart in New York. She is inspired by other people's flickr streams, rooftops, the coming environmental apocalypse, and the children's book section of the Strand Bookstore.

Preview: Kelly Allen "You Are the World" @ Bold Hype, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
On November 15, Bold Hype in NYC will be opening a new solo show by Kelly Allen, You Are the World. This new exhibition delivers Kelly Allen’s signature style of immaculately painted, trompe l’oeil compositions of colorful, graphic, nature-centric clusters of diversity. And to note, 10% of proceeds from the show will go to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Illustrations by Ali Gulec

Illustration // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Illustrator Ali Gulec exhibits a keen eye for design in his varied body of work. From cosmic cats to llama caravans, his pieces are quirky and full of strange but amusing juxtapositions.  Gulec is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Preview: Chloe Early "Rainbow Ruins" @ Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
On Saturday, November 10, Corey Helford Gallery is pleased to present Rainbow Ruins, a new solo exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings by artist Chloe Early. The paintings of Rainbow Ruins are a chromatic meditation on the lush contrasts of nature and technology. Not only are we excited about the show, but Chloe is kicking off a new feature in our magazine, beginning with the January 2013 issue. Stay tuned.

Josh Keyes "The Circus and The Sea" & Print Release @ Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
This Friday, November 9, Portland-based fine artist, Josh Keyes, opens a new solo show, The Circus and The Sea, at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. Featuring a new series of paintings, Keyes will also release a new print, Exodus I, available only to walk in's to the gallery starting at 5pm on November 9th. You got to be there to get it. All profits from the print go to the Big Life Foundation, a organization that is actively combating wildlife poaching in east Africa.

Go Vote! (And Enjoy Some Presidential Art by Jason Heuser)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Today is Election Day, and we look back on Jason Heuser's awesome sereies of reimaging past Commander-in-Chiefs as new and improved superheroes. So, you get JFK as a riding a unicorn on the moom, Lincoln riding a bear with a machine gun and copy of the Gettysburg Address. We want to know what Obama gets if he gets a second term?

Illustrations by Rich Kelly

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
There is a little bit of everything in the works of Rich Kelly. You have music posters, movie posters, television program illustrations, and straight gallery works all from one hand (or two hands). Kelly has made work for Bonnie Prince Billy, Breaking Bad, Planet of the Apes, R Kelly, The Tallest Man on Earth, and other musicians and entertainers. He is trying not to break things.

HOW NOSM Paint at Bowery & Houston

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Only days after Hurricane Sandy left areas of Manhattan and surrounding boroughs crippled from it’s water surge, twin brothers, How and Nosm, took on the famed Bowery Mural wall creating a highly-detailed piece. A number of light bulbs can be seen with black smoke coming out along with rising water, appropriate additions. The duo adds to the long list of artists that have created work on this wall including Keith Haring, Barry McGee, Os Gemeos, Faile, and more.

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