Video: Smokin' Joe

Graffiti // Saturday, February 09, 2013
Smokin Joe started drawing on boxcars in October of 1985 as a way to kill time from working on the railroads as an engineer and has become a recognized name as one of the early pioneers of train monikers. This short video clip catches a rare glimpse at the man behind the moniker.  

Greg Guillemin's Secret Heroes

Illustration // Friday, February 08, 2013
Somewhere in real life, all of our icons and heroes that we've looked up to for so long are out there doing the mundane, day-to-day stuff that we don't expect super heroes to ever really have to do. In Greg Guillemin's Secret Heroes series, all of these normalities are revealed.

‘A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win,’ a New Exhibition by Conor Harrington

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Conor Harrington's new exhibition A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win is currently on show at The Outsiders in London. Conor was featured in our December 2012 issue. His new exhibition includes over 20 framed studies he has named Morning Glories as he paints them every day, first thing, when he arrives at his studio.

Road Rash Skate Deck by Marc Jacobs

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
American fashion designer Marc Jacobs is taking his world-famous brand into the skate world with the debut of this limited edition deck. The deck features a seven-ply Canadian maple construction and retails at $69. Watch the introductory video below featuring 15-year-old skater Tristen Maldonado.

IN L.A.: Victor Castillo @ Merry Karnowsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Victor Castillo’s latest solo exhibition opened this past weekend at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition featured 15 paintings on canvas, 10 paintings on paper, 20 graphite drawings on vellum, and an installation of fiberglass sculptures. Photos and more after the jump.

Miniature Homeless man by Isaac Cordal

Street Art // Friday, February 08, 2013
We have always enjoyed the miniature sculptures artist Isaac Cordal creates and this homeless man with his dog is a great example of his tiny works.

El Mac On Adobe Campus, Utah

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
"Rapt Studio commissioned artist El Mac to do a large-scale mural in the main atrium in Adobe’s Lehi, Utah building. The piece depicts a young girl drawing and represents the ideal that Adobe’s employees and those who use Adobe’s products approach creativity with the same childlike innocence."

"Over unto Silence," Photographs by Jessica Tremp

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
Melbourne-based photographer Jessica Tremp's series 'Over unto Silence' explores that deep emotionally sick stomach feling. She says the series "could be death by foot in mouth disease if you will or doomsday anxiety." Tremp tries to use organic, spontaneous natural lighting in her photographs and will often use herself as a model.

"In Our Wake" and Anthony Clarkson at Thinkspace

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
This Saturday Thinkspace is presenting In Our Wake, a small scale group show profiling new work from eight artists they feel are making strong strides in their creative process. Concurrently, they are welcoming back Anthony Clarkson with his new body of work, Masking Our Descent.

Film Noir Comic Book Posters by Marko Manev

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
The Superhero Noir Posters series by Macedonia-based graphic designer and comic artist Marco Manev takes our fearless heroes and places them in very fitting 1950s film noir style enviornments. This is not Manev's first set of comic book hero inspired posters. You can see his previous series of minimalist tributes to our favourite hereos here. (via my modern met).

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