Mecro x 2

Graffiti // Sunday, July 22, 2012
I would say that is a pretty good job at replicating the same straight letter twice, right? That is not as easy as it looks. Mecro two times for your head.

Portrait from Hannah Schuster

Erotica // Sunday, July 22, 2012
We really like this mysterious portrait done by San Francisco based photographer Hannah Cecilia Schuster. Hannah's colors and exposure are really unique and come together to create a fascinating and captivating piece of work.

Famous Faces Behind the Scenes Captured by Michael Tighe

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Faces are the main way people are recognized, unless you suffer from prosopagnosia (a disorder that the famed painter Chuck Close is diagnosed with). The power of the face is what makes images of pop culture celebrities so compelling: they speak to the masses in a way that many other images cannot. What is great about these photographs by Michael Tighe is seeing these iconic faces out of their usual contexts and often times capturing the movie stars in their personal homes.

Erica il Cane mural in Girona, Spain

Street Art // Saturday, July 21, 2012
In roughly four days, Italian muralist, Erica il Cane, completed this massive alligator with flies for the Milestone Project in Girona, Spain.

The Nightmarish Illustrations of Joe Fenton

Illustration // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Joe Fenton is a London-based artist and illustrator. Skulls, monkeys, eyeballs and figures from Eastern spirituality abound in his spooky large-scale drawings, all meticulously rendered in black and white with graphite, ink, acrylic and gouache.

Dr Lakra Mural @ Museum of Contemporary Art Oaxaca

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Dr. Lakra, cover of our August 2010 issue, was just invited by and completed a site-specific mural at the Museum of Contemporary Art Oaxaca, Mexico. Our colleagues at Juxtapoz Latin America tell us that the piece tells the story of a shooting and residual effects that the shooting has on the characters in the mural.

Rime x Dceve x Tope Roof

Graffiti // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Somebody’s gotta come and clean up these New York roofs covered in little turd throwups and chicken scratch doodles with some quality work. A fine example would be the following photograph. See how graffiti can bring life and energy into a bleak location.

James Roper's 'Rapture' Series

Erotica // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Influenced by Bernini's 'The Ecstasy of St. Teresa' and the psycho-sexual contradictions inherent to the pursuit of spiritual transcendance, James Roper brings us his 'Rapture' series. 'This is explicitly symbolised in the Rapture series by the use of porn stars as the vehicle for the expression of this 'spiritual' emotion, the shedding of carnal bodies giving way to an abstract purity beneath...'

Reminder: Mike Giant @ Fecal Face, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 20, 2012
Mike Giant, cover of our September 2007 issue and contributing writer on occasion, has a new solo show, Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder, opening at Fecal Face Dot Gallery tonight, Friday, July 20. We will be heading out to the opening, as it will be a great chance to catch Giant's recent drawings and also a "rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for."

In L.A.: Eric Fortune @ Lebasse Projects

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 20, 2012
We stopped by LeBasse Projects this past weekend to check out Eric Fortune's latest solo exhibition. The Ohio-based Fortune has produced a stunning array of work for his newest solo exhibition, “A Life to Leave,” that deals with characters in transition between the known and the unknown.  Photos and more after the jump....

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