LEGO Olympics 2012 Aquatic Center

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
It could be center to some, centre to others. Either way, if you are going to host the Olympics, you better have some LEGO models ready for us all to see as well. In this case, a model of the 2012 Olympics Aquatic Center was built for the LUG Showcase in the Stratford LEGO store, next to the London 2012 Olympics park.

Os Gemeos in Boston, Documented

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Juxtapoz contributing writer, Caleb Neelon, spent a bunch of time painting and documenting Os Gemeos' time in Boston as they prepared their show at the Boston ICA. Neelon, who wrote the cover story on Os Gemeos in the July 2010 issue, shares with us a few pictures and moments from the twin's time in Boston.

Patterns and Paintings by Saskia Pomeroy

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Basic geometric forms and good use of colors are hard to turn down, and Saskia Pomeroy is an artist and illustrator working out of London who seems to know this well. Her commercial clients are a respectable list including Folk Clothing, Topman and H & M. Her use of pattern and illustration work equally well for fashion as for a fine art print.

Anja Van Herle: Tattoo You

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Tattoo You is a 48 "x 48" acrylic on wood piece created by LA based artist Anja Van Herle. Anja specializes in large-scale portraiture featuring beautiful, expressive women, and her images have the power of enticing viewers and leading them to interpret a variety of meanings in each expression.

Illustration by Erica Williams

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
'Erica Williams is an artist and illustrator from Colorado who currently resides in Minneapolis, MN. She enjoys collecting beautiful images, books, music, and cats (mostly the cats). Her illustrations combine fine art, design, and a love of nature into a subtle and sometimes dark fantasy realm inhabited by creatures and persons from various myth or lore.'

Sam3 Mural @ Outdoor Urban Festival

Street Art // Sunday, August 05, 2012
With multiple street art festivals happening around the globe this summer it’s been difficult to keep up with all the walls being painted. The good ones instantly stand out and Sam3’s murals are among our favorite. This wall was painted in Roma, Italy for the Outdoor Urban Festival. Simple symbolism and great execution using few colors.

Shoey Nam: Loved and Labored

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
"‘Loved and Labored’ is an open project that required one to extensively explore personal interest. I decided to produce series of portraiture pieces to scrutinize my curiosity of people’s faces as I think each tell a story of their own. I chose to illustrate a set of literature figures, as writers have the tendency to carry a certain haggardness and cynicism of the world on their faces, which are often reflected in their words..."

Collages by Joe Yorty

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
Joe Yorty is a San Diego-based artist that works in a variety of sculptural and two-dimensional mediums. As an obsessive collector of things and a habitual thrift store scavenger, Yorty utilizes objects that are carefully crafted by the unskilled, worn by use and time, and discarded for a second round of consumption.

Tattooed Animals by Anita Kunz

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
Anita Kunz has recently been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honour by her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada. She has recently received an honorary doctorate from the Ontario college of Art and Design in Toronto.

In Erotica: The Tip of the Iceberg

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
'Tip of the Iceberg is a smart illustrated guidebook that explores all the parts and functions of the clitoris. Charmingly written and illustrated, this book includes diagrams, exercises and historical facts about this amazing and often misunderstood part of female anatomy. A fun and eye-opening reference book, it's sure to make a great addition to your collection.'

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