"Pepe" by Bronia Stewart

Photography // Sunday, September 28, 2014
For six weeks London-based photographer, Bronia Stewart hung out in the not-so safe city of Chalco in the outskirts of Mexico City spending most her days hanging out with gang member and storeowner, Pepe Torreblanco. Stewert’s project appropriately entitled “Pepe” documents the lifestyle of Pepe and friends showing similar parallels to Los Angeles gang culture. 

The Embroidered Internet

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 28, 2014
Artist and designer Debbie Millman created an embroidered portrait of an early iteration of the Internet...

video: Seen and the Hollywood Sign

Graffiti // Saturday, September 27, 2014
We love a good graffiti mission story and Seen’s recollection of painting the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles is a good one. Starting at 3 in the afternoon manicuring the spot continueing late into the night, Seen painted a massive block letter on the two “L” s and the “Y” of the massive iconic sign. 

Hassan Hajjaj’s Rock Stars

Photography // Saturday, September 27, 2014
In his newest photographic series, London-based artist Hassan Hajjaj photographs musicians in colorfully patterned garments that he designs and then places each subject, often with an instrument, in front of a patterned fabric background to create a stimulating composition. 

Carl Krull "Seismic" @ V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 26, 2014
Carl Krull has made a series of 22 incredible drawings for his second solo show Seismic at V1 Gallery. Six of the drawings where made from the passenger seat on a road- trip across the United States in 2013. As a human seismograph he sat with the paper rolled around a tube drawing one line after another, incorporating or letting every bump in the road affect the flow of lines. 

Opening & Print Release: Beau Stanton "Tenebras Lux"

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 26, 2014
Beau Stanton just opened a new body of work inspired by the imagery and techniques found in sacred spaces called "Tenebras Lux" at the Crypt of Saint John the Baptist in Bristol. He will also be release a print today, "The Ornamented Man."

One Language Is Never Enough @ Fitchburg Art Museum

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 26, 2014
ONE LANGUAGE IS NEVER ENOUGH: Latino Artists in Southern New England is a group exhibition featuring twenty-four contemporary artists who currently live and work in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Today, we have a look at the works in the show from one of our favorite contemporary artists, Raul Gonzalez.

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Friday, September 26, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka Carnage NYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Captive Landscapes Series by Daniel Kukla

Photography // Friday, September 26, 2014
“We, as humans, go to great lengths to satisfy our desire for a connection with the natural world, especially in our interactions with wild and exotic animals. Zoos are the primary site for this relationship, but they often obscure the conflicts inherent in maintaining and displaying captive wild animals.”

Monumental Illustrations by Manabu Ikeda

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 26, 2014
The works of Ikeda Manabu scale out to be larger than life, with each canvas bigger than a person lying down in front of him. Working with pen and ink, this Japanese artist will work on a four-inch block of canvas everyday, typically for years at a time until the work is complete...

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