David Byrne Makes Bike Racks

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Any daily New York cyclist will tell you there are a serious lack of bike racks in all the boroughs. Everyone’s lugging these massive chains around so they can lock their bikes to something not intended for locking, trees work well. Any new bike racks mean a win for cyclists, whether Talking Heads lead singer, David Byrne, designed them or not, in this case he did.

Illustrations by Ricardo Fumanal

Illustration // Sunday, August 26, 2012
We were doing some research last night on illustrators, and came across the great works of London-based, Ricardo Fumanal, who is almost more of a surrealist than any genre we could define. Sometimes, a good graphite sureal scene is just what we need in the morning. 

Daily Life, Painted, by Shin-Young An

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Shin-Young recently creates portraits juxtaposing ordinary, routine tasks against a backdrop of current news articles featuring a variety of social, political and environmental issues and events.

Vizie getting busy in Copenhagen

Graffiti // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Great new piece from Vizie featuring an assault of eyeballs and effective color schem. This wall painted at the Galore festival in Copenhagen.

A Michael Stipe Timelapse by Marc Scheff

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Marc Scheff is an illustrator with a degree in Computer Science and a background working in the gaming industry. His digital paintings behold a rough, gestural touch that lend them a certain hand-made quality. Here's a great time-lapse video of his portrait of R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe that offers some insight into Scheff's artistic process.

IN L.A.: Steven Harrington @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 25, 2012
We stopped by Known Gallery this past weekend for the opening reception of former Juxtapoz feature Steven Harringtion’s latest exhibition, Insideout. Insideout represents the artist’s journey of discovery, while creating a similar voyage for visitors, allowing the dialogue between artist and viewer to continue as layers of meaning and understanding are added to this thought-provoking collection. Photos and more after the jump…  

Shaka's 3D Paintings and Graffiti

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 25, 2012
France-based artist, Shaka aka Marchal Mithouard, uses a combination of graffiti elements in his sculptural 3D paintings. Really enjoy the portraiture work.

Greyscale Roids

Graffiti // Saturday, August 25, 2012
Roids continues to make successful experiments in the realm of graffiti. Each new piece is highly creative and incorporates various strong elements of design. We especially enjoy this new wall using only grey and multiple shades of it.

Endless Bummer by Anonymous

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 25, 2012
We recently interviewed John Van Hamersveld, the creator of the iconic poster for Bruce Brown's 1966 surf film The Endless Summer. The phrase and the image have become the emblem of California beach culture, which is truly a global fascination, and the poster has a different knock-off for every summer related event, but...

ROA in Arizona Desert

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 25, 2012
Appearing to be everywhere at once, Roa’s work is now popping up in the desert of Arizona in conjunction with the Painted Desert Project. Organized by artists, Yote and Jetsonorama, the project aims to educate other of the various creative aspects of Navajo Culture.

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