A look at Iconograph Magazine #2

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
For their second issue, the theme "Ritualistic Iconography" was chosen in setting the mood for this 80-page thoughtfully curated magazine. Based solely on the cover, we were immediately intrigued by the contents of Iconongraph #2. Inside, an eclectic collection of esoteric imagery and writings awaits you from an array of global talent. This publication was printed and organized by Justin Blyth (Them Thangs), with contributing editors Hassan Rahim, Justin Van Hoy (To whom the magazine is dedicated to), and Andrew Pogany.

"Chairs For Abu Dhabi" by Tadsahai Kawamata

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
We’ve seen some crazy installations this past year, but this one might be the best yet. Japanese artist Tadsahai Kawamata went all out for the fourth annual Abu Dhabi art fair. Kawamata, created a round tower formed out of thousands of chairs. The piece, entitled Chairs For Abu Dhabi, is a twenty-foot tall sculpture that took five days to complete.

Os Gemeos, Retna, Aiko for Louis Vuitton

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
The famed French fashion house, Louis Vuitton, has enlisted three street artists to create designs for their traditional scarf, shawl and stole models for the Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Los Angeles-based artist, Retna, New York-based artist, Aiko, and Brazil-based artists, Os Gemeos will all be designing in their own distinctly different styles. Check out some of the sample scarves.

Emiliano Ponzi Illustrates Bukowski

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
We have shown you the works of Emiliano Ponzi on the site before, and the Italian artist just won an award at the Society of Illustrators New York for his series of illustrations he made for Italian translations of Charles Bukowski's works. NSFW, but definitely worth a viewing...

Paintings by Winston Chmielinski

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
An admission—that I am a disorganized, impulsive person—reads more optimistically on canvas because the eye has glimpsed the edge. Therefore I paint, subjectively and impatiently, colliding impressions of points with interpretations of space (the accidentals are debris) so that the composition hangs, almost magically, in mid-air.

The Works of Adam "Lilfuchs" Fuchs

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
Adam 'Lilfuchs' Fuchs is mostly a guy who is passionate about art, music, skateboarding and all things illustration. He is currently living out in Atlanta, GA, working as animation director at Turner Studios and turning out some pretty epic illustration work.

Sobekcis

Graffiti // Monday, February 04, 2013
Vibrantly colorful and extra geometrical new piece from Sobekcis.

The Photography of Harry Peccinotti

Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 03, 2013
Harry Peccinotti (also known as Harri Peccinotti) is a photographer, known for his erotic work, most famously the Pirelli Calendar in 1968 and 1969. He was born in the 1930s and continues to be an influential figure in art and fashion photography. His work typically features close up shots of the female form and the face in particular and is sensual.

Phlegm Goes Nautical

Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 03, 2013
A drawing based on a wall painted by Sheffield-based illustrator and muralist, Phlegm, in the Azores Islands back in 2011.

Ken sortais / Dystopie

Graffiti // Sunday, February 03, 2013
These are the work of Parisian artist, Ken Sortais, who is closely associated with the artist Horfe. They appear to be ink on large unstretched canvas. The heavy dripping and thick ink blotches really create an interesting overall look.

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