Sketches and Paintings by Simon Birch

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Simon Birch is a young Hong Kong artist who's made a huge impact with his energy and vision in the last few years. Apart from his critically acclaimed, dramatic paintings, he's managed to produce overwhelming installations, curated wonderful exhibitions, collaborated with leading artists, produced high profile commissioned works....the list goes on, needless to say Birch is one passionate, motivated man.

Gerhard Richter: November

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Gerhard Richter's artistic career has traversed a whole range of impeccably technical and precise paintings to large laboriously squeegeed abstractions and many things inbetween, all of which have further enriched his fascinatingly labyrinthine oeuvre. His November series comprised of spilled ink images on paper executed with the incorporation of benzene, acetone and black tushe in order to create a variegated range of tones and colors is a wonderfully controlled experiment...

Converse x Juxtapoz: Wall To Wall Montreal featuring 123Klan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Over the past year, Juxtapoz and Converse have teamed on a unique project, Wall to Wall, where we invite an artist in a city in North America to create a semi-permanent mural based around the artist's interpretation of the iconic Converse star. Today, we look back on the mural created in Montreal by former Juxtapoz feature artists and design team, 123Klan. The piece was completed on Boulevard Saint-Laurent.

David de la Mano x Pablo S. Herrero in Salamanca, Spain

Street Art // Thursday, February 14, 2013
We have posted the work of David de la Mano in the past, commenting on the similar esthetics of Sam3 in using monochromatic silhouettes. This new piece is in collaboration with Pablo S. Herrero in Salamanca, Spain.

Cosmogonic Art by Kyle Kogut

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
We are enjoying the works of Philadelphia-based artist Kyle Kogut this morning. A recent graduate of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Kyle is a mixed media artist who works on canvas, fabric, experimental sculpture, and animation film. Much of his art is focused on mankind and the cosmogonic myths that strive to shape our reality...

"Paperman," an Oscar Nominated Short by John Kahrs

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Here is a fun animated short by John Kahrs to help get you in a romantic mood for Valentine's Day. Paperman is one of five animated shorts nominated for an Oscar this year.

JR Mural and Exhibition @ Watari Museum, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
French artist JR is presenting his first solo museum exhibition in Tokyo at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art. Renowned for his 'Inside Out Project,' and winner of the 2011 TED Prize, May 2012 cover artist JR has pasted images representing inhabitants from North East Japan, where the tsunami hit in March 2011, across the facade of the museum.

Illustrations by Steven Ketchum

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
We really like the work of Brooklyn-based artist Steven Ketchum. According to Steven, his artwork is a reflection of confusion seen in the world and the figures he draws don't understand themselves or eachother.  

Valentine's Day Cards by Andrew Jeffrey Wright

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
This Valentine's Day, we hope you made your own cards and gifts. Jux alum Andrew Jeffrey Wright made some delightful hand screen printed cards that are printed with metallic gold and red ink.

An "Art Barn" by Robert Young Architects

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 14, 2013
Robert Young Architects designed this 10,000-square-foot "Art Barn." Featuring a "green screen" that "creates a living skin over the majority of the concrete-block structure." The building contains two large multipurpose galleries with high ceilings and concrete floors. In addition to a commercial-grade kitchen there are several smaller rooms for studios, offices, exercise and sleeping rooms.


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