The Works of Dimas Forchetti

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 06, 2012
Brazilian artist Dimas Forchetti sent us images of his most recent works, and as we can always see from the artist, his illustrations are full of detailed local symbolism.

"First come first serve"

Graffiti // Saturday, October 06, 2012
KR has a vault of classic black and white photos documenting his graffiti experience in San Francisco in the early 1990s. This photo shows a very virgin looking Muni tunnel fresh for the taking. Shot circa '93.

The Works of Yukari Terakado

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 06, 2012
Yukari Terakado is an illustrator with a distinct muted, graphic style. She was born in Japan and her work has been used for CD covers, magazines and fashion graphics. Some of her clients and projects include Sony Music, Takara Gallery, Extravaganza!, Ribbed magazine (UK) and Computer Arts Projects.

Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz at Spectaculu

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Brazil is a land of hundreds of millions of people. Local artist, Vik Muniz, steps up to help young creatives develop their skills and stand out from the pack in Rio De Janeiro arts and technology school, Spectaculu.

I ART JOBURG: PART 3

Street Art // Friday, October 05, 2012
One thing you notice walking the streets of Johannesburg is everything is hand painted, with vinyl signs having little presence. Espo started another mural that is twice as big as the previous “Stay Up” mural and while they worked away, we walked around. Local artist Faith 47 happened to be putting up work around the corner from where were staying, so we briefly chatted with her.

How to Collage With Artist Vik Muniz and His Starry Night Works

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
We live in a time when reimaging both content and materials is the sign of the times. Enter Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz and his famed remaking of the famous Van Gogh painting Starry Night from various magazines. Here, Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that "are already part of our collective visual memory." The piece is part of Vik's best-known large-scale pieces, "Pictures of Magazines."

Opening: Works by Ernest Silva @ Double Break, SD

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
Opening Saturday evening at Double Break is Works by Ernest Silva. The show will feature various paintings and drawings on canvas and unframed and framed works on paper and veneer produced by the San Diego-based artist over the past seven years. Be sure to stop by for the opening or before the show closes on November 3rd.

Works by Ruben Ireland

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
This isn't the first time this year that we have shown the works of UK illustrator Ruben Ireland, as we enjoy the balance of figures and animals, and the great color balance in each piece. As Ireland notes, he mixes traditional techniques and digital processing to complete each work. 

Preview: Todd James "Free To Be You & Me" @ V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
V1 Gallery is proud to present Free To Be You & Me a solo exhibition by Todd James. The exhibition opens tonight, October 5 at the gallery's Copenhagen space. Luminous colored Somali pirates, smoking cigarettes as the sun sets, drinking tea, making hostage demands on satellite phones, brandishing AK 47’s and rocket propelled grenades populate Todd James new body of work.

The Humanesque Yoda sculpture

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
We like Yoda, but this is sort of creepy looking. This the work of Andrea Eusebi, who has created a Yoda using a plastiline modeling clay. He has taken the green little Jedi master and made him look like an aged grandfather with really impressive ears.

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