The Floating Homes of Laurent Chehere

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
French photographer Laurent Chehere is no stranger to the photo world. His dreamy and fantastical images have been used commercially by Audi and Adidas. However, Chehere recently decided to hang up his commercial top hat and focus solely on creating fine art. His most recent series, entitled Flying Houses, plays on our child like fantasies of flight and how we think about our everyday surroundings.

Art that Melts: Public Ice Sculpture by Nele Azevedo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In 2009 Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo carved 1,000 Melting Men out of ice and placed them in Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt Square to bring awareness to Global Warming. As part of the Festival of Queens in northern Ireland, she created a similar installation to visually remind people of the melting ice caps in Greenland and Antartica.

Levitation Project by David Nemcsik

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
We are enjoying this series of photographs by photography student David Nemcsik titled Levitation Project. Created for an entrance exam at his Univeristy, the surreal photographs all depict a person floating in the air as if they were sleeping or being pulled into the sky.

Second Skin Project Vol.3 by Zed 1

Street Art // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In part of an ongoing video series, Italian painter, Zed1, has released his newest segment entitled “Born Slaves.” The artist created an interesting time lapse of an egg deteriorating away to reveal one of his signature characters chained up.

Suspended shirt installations by Kaarina Kaikkonen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Finnish environmental artist Kaarina Kaikkonen uses second-hand clothing to create installations in open spaces, often suspending them above roadways or in large warehouses. Photographed here, her most recent work Are We Still Going On? uses hundreds of children's shirts hung to resemble the interior hull of a ship.

Good Ol' Vandalism

Graffiti // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In the spirit of “Good Ol’ Vandalism’ comes some fancy colored vandalism. Courtesy of Isrek, Fone, and Cater in Seatlle.

Juxtapoz Presents: Mike Shine and the making of the March 2013 Cover

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
Today, Juxtapoz is proud to announce our March 2013 cover with a special image created by Mike Shine with help from students at Independence High School in San Francisco. Juxtapoz headed down to the high school to watch the process of the stenciled cover, and today we have a behind the scenes video showing the making of the cover. Stay tuned for a full issue preview later this week...

IN L.A.: Love Me House of Hearts @ Space 15 Twenty

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
This past Friday night, Urban Outfitters and Vans teamed up with Curtis "LOVE ME" Kulig for a special Valentine's ready pop-up shop in Los Angeles at Space 15 Twenty. Titled House of Hearts, the shop included Kulig's newest collaborations with Urban Outfitters and Vans, our special Juxtapoz cover made especially for the pop-up, and installation works from Kulig and friends. Check out the photos after the jump . . .

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.

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