Philippe Constantinesco: Tattooed Illustration

Tattoo // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Philippe Constantinesco was born in France in 1982. After having completed his studies in Visual Communication in Strasbourg, he founded Zurich29 with Dorian Gourg (art directors studio, motion & static designers) and has been pursuing his career in Paris since 2006. Among other things, tattoos and inked portraits play a part in his extensive portfolio.

Lost Space: Public Art by Mike Hewson

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
Mike Hewson, a New Zealand based artist, created a fantastic public art installation on the sides of buildings in the town of Christchurch that had been destroyed in an earthquake in 2011. What makes the project so special is Hewson's use of 3D style and photoreal works that make the buildings appear as if they are alive and operating as they were before. 

The Banksy Olympics

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
With the London Olympics set to open on Friday, July 27, everyone is getting into the celebratory/satirical mood. Banksy was going to miss this opportunity to land a few punches and comical jabs at the increasingly corporate games, and he just produced two new street pieces to show his "support" of the Olympics.

Kinfolk Presents: Hannah Stouffer's 'Visceral/Visible'

Illustration // Monday, July 23, 2012
Kinfolk Studios is pleased to present ''Visceral/Visible'', a new site specific installation by Hannah Stouffer exploring the concept of land, escape and nostalgic solitude within a space. Stouffer portrays a post-primeval desire for our natural environment, fully realized through both memory and beingness, and her new work aims to not only capture a reality but also represent an ideal. Opening: Thursday, July 26th from 7-12pm.

Timelapse: Maisie Broadhead Makes a Hall & Adamson

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
The genre, style, and concept that is the timelapse video is growing up before our very eyes, and becoming an experimental art form in ways that we are finding more and more intriguing everyday. Take this brilliant timelapse by Maisie Broadhead, in collaboration with Jack Cole, where we watch a unique recreation of a 1844 photographic print by Hill and Adamson.

The Surreal Universe of Heidi Taillefer

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
Ah, we love it when it gets a little weird and intriguing. Montreal-based painter, Heidi Taillefer makes some of the most intricate, detailed, and other-worldly images we have seen in quite some time. Citing the influence of early 20th century artists like Max Ernst, Giorgio deChirico, and Paul Delvaux, Taillefer has applied a futuristic vision to the early surrealists.

Jens Ullrich's Collage: A Fusion of Contemporary Sports and Classical Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
Jens Ullrich's collages have struck a chord between the contemporary athlete and the classical sculpture, carefully aligning these majestically poised bodies of stone alongside the twisting and flexing muscles of the human form in motion, a visual delight that is quite a simple gesture that arouses several visual and historical discussions.

The Work of Hsiao-Ron Cheng

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
Hsiao-Ron Cheng is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Taipei, Taiwan. She works with a variety of media including pencil, oils, and digital. In her own words, 'my work alludes to the deformation that physically separates humans from plants and animals. The environments and situations that I paint are often of a surrealist nature, reminiscent of school, and partly based on fantasy...'

Os Gemeos @ Boston ICA

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
The prolific Brazilian twins, Otávio and Gustavo Pandolfo, most known as Os Gemeos, will be having their first solo U.S. museum exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opening August 1, 2012.  The show will feature 11 new works, including painting, sculpture, and a new public mural created in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition.

Photorealism by Ana Teresa Fernandez

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
'Ablution is a series of paintings that derive from performances that submerges the body into specific sites, addressing rituals of cleansing and maintenance, focusing on gender, labor, sexuality and race. What does it mean to be clean in today’s society? Using water as a metaphor for purity... '

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