Conor Harrington @ Komafest, Norway

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
UK-based painter, Conor Harrington, recently painted this mural in Vardo, Norway for Komafest. The mural shows a slain deer at the foot of man dressed in colonial wear.

The Creative Gun by Mark Fitz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
A Thursday in July calls for something a bit fun, a moment of summertime ease if you will. We just came across The Creative Gun by Mark Fitz and thought this could be a nice image for everyone to pass around. Good work from the Dublin, Ireland artist.

Zagga Zow @ Cooper Cole, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Cooper Cole in Toronto is hosting a great line-up in the group exhibition, Zagga Zow, now on display through August 20, 2012. Cooper Cole went into the deep trenches of the urban dictionary to find out what Zagga Zow means, and they came up with "A word with literally no definition." In the meantime, Matt Leines, Larissa Bates, Devin Troy Strother, Marc Bell, Charlie Roberts, John Riepenhoff, James Kirkpatrick, Anders Oinonen, and Sara Clendering are all showcased.

The Work of Derek Stenning

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Victoria, BC-based Derek Stenning creates otherworldly compositions. Astronauts circling space stations in the future, floating in space, falling into deeper outer space are all the situations in the highly detailed work, as well as some remarkable space suit construction. 

Optical Illusions in Installations by Regina Silveira

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Have you ever wanted to feeling of figuratively falling into an installation? The optical illusions that Brazil-born Regina Silveira creates are quite astounding, making the viewer and gallery visitor become an active participant in the installation. The designs are simple, but the impact is stunning.

Olek's Crocheted Gator in Sao Paulo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
There is a lack of large animal themed playgrounds; actually there is a lack of creative playgrounds in general, the options are endless really. Why not a massive gator-themed space for kids and adults? In San Paulo, there is a playground shaped as an alligator and for the 2012 SESC Arts show they invited Brooklyn-based artist, Olek, to cover the trademark crochet creations.

Imaginative Paintings from Brecht Vandenbroucke

Illustration // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Humourus, bold, bright, and sometimes tortuous- Brecht Vandenbroucke's works are intricate visual narratives. In his work you can find multiple pop culture & social references that are both aesthetically pleasing and thought provoking.

Short Film With Kanye West

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
To celebrate the launch of her brand new magazine "25", model Anja Rubik has teamed up with Kanye West and director Barnaby Roper to create a short film dedicated to the theme of the first issue - Eroticism. The idea was to create an aesthetically beautiful version of porn.

Intricate Ink by Gerhard Wiesbeck

Tattoo // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Gerhard Wiesbeck is one skilled tattoo artist. His complex designs are comprised of intricate line work and minimal color. If you want to get some work done by him, then you are going to have to make your way out to Germany.

Tilt-Shift Spain: A Film by Joerg Daiber

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
We think that the whole tilt-shift trend is still something rather magical, a hallucinatory feeling but rooted in reality. Joerg Daiber's film focues on Spain, specifically the cities of Madrid, Seville, and El Chorro. The tagline reads: "Broke, But Beautiful." Well, we guess that is one way to put it. 

Vault

Full magazine features from Juxtapoz

visit the VAULT >