An update with Dems

Graffiti // Sunday, September 21, 2014
Today we check in on what Dems has been up to in the spray department, which includes some large work done in a water drain that can be seen from high above.

The work of John Kilar

Photography // Sunday, September 21, 2014
Photographer John Kilar’s site will tell you, simply, that he is a nomad. Portraits and landscapes by Kilar will show you that too, with a raw presentation of untamed characters and equally wild and beautiful locations. Variety does not shake the colorful, documentary aesthetic that is true to his photos, which show a curious admiration for each subject.

Simone Lueck’s “The Once and Future Queens”

Photography // Saturday, September 20, 2014
For her series, The Once and Future Queens, Los Angeles-based photographer Simone Lueck took to Craigslist to seek out willing participants. “Seeking fabulous, striking, interesting older woman to pose as a glamorous movie star for photo series. Please submit a photo and describe how you would pose as a glamorous movie star. There is no pay, but images will be provided. All types will be considered. Thank you!”

Forgive our Sins

Graffiti // Saturday, September 20, 2014
In 2011, graffiti writers Does and Nash painted the inside of an abandoned church in Munstergeleen, the Netherlands. After being unused for 12 years the building was eventually purchased, renovated and open for business as a restaurant. Instead of painting over the artist’s piece, the new owner decided it was so exceptionally good that it would to be the centerpiece for the eating area.

First Look at Tim Burton's "Big Eyes" Film

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
Painter Margaret Keane's remarkable story was detailed in our June 2014 issue and will soon be told by Tim Burton in his new film, Big Eyes, due out on Christmas Day.

The Afterlife @ The Compound Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
This Saturday, September 20th, 2014, The Compound Gallery in Oakland, CA will be presenting "The Afterlife," a group exhibition featuring work by SHAG aka Josh Agle, Martin MAzorra, Bryce McCloud, and Sean Starwars. The Afterlife is a potpourri of print, a pastiche of paper, a mélange of marvelous woodcuts, letterpress, and serigraphs which explore the great beyond as celebratory, ideal, zany, and macabre.

ARYZ for Vilnius Street Art Festival‏‎, Lithuania

Street Art // Friday, September 19, 2014
We just got some shots from our friend Henrik Haven of ARYZ (January 2013 cover artist) working on a mural for the Vilnius Street Art Festival‏‎ in Lithuania. From the festival, "Aryz has incorporated Lithuanian words “Kaip Ne Žmogus”, meaning, 'not like human' into his mural. The phrase was written by the local graffiti artist on the wall before it was buffed by the council few years ago. Beautiful reference completing the concept of the mural as well as earning him a wide respect in Vilnius graffiti scene."

Black and White Paintings by Rebecca Adams

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 19, 2014
Rebecca Adams is an artist based out of Providence, RI. She graduated from RISD in 2006 with a BFA in photography. Her paintings focus on black and white portraiture referencing stylized and graphic photography and film. She transitioned into painting after school, utilizing her skills in photography and lighting to aid in her subject matter.

Ryan Schude Celebrates Car Culture in California

Photography // Friday, September 19, 2014
Photographer Ryan Schude has been documenting people and their modes of transportation since 2001 while studying at San Francisco Art Institute. Over time, the project developed into Them and Theirs, a series that takes a playful look into car culture in the Los Angeles area.

Ben Jones Illustrates "A Clockwork Orange"

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
The Folio Society's new edition of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange is illustrated by Ben Jones. In this video Jones talks aobut the fascinating commission and how he went about separating the text from Stanley Kubrick's iconic 1971 film adaptation.

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