End Times

Photography // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Standing out as one of her most controversial works, Jill Greenberg’s photographic series “End Times” depicts images of small children in the middle of a crying fit. Taken as headshots, the photographs display the overwhelming raw emotions that often overcome young children. Greenberg assures those who are concerned that the children were not harmed in any way and reminds us how easily a child’s smile can transform into an immense storm of grief. 

Nadezhda Illarionova's Dark Fairy Tales

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Nadezhda Illarionova is a Russian graphic artist and illustrator. Her whimsical illustrations, with nude nymph harpists and a cathedral filled with grisaille human-swan hybrids, seem as if they are pulled right from children's stories. But with dark, earthy palettes and faces that range from surprised to devious, we suspect these images telling the Grimm not Disney versions.

Finder Man: An Excerpt from Tom Waits in Conversation with John Baldessari

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
In our October 2013 issue, coinciding with Tom Waits' new book of photographs with Anton Corbijn, we asked famed California-based conceptual artist, and Waits collaborator John Baldessari to engage with him in conversation. Topics ranged from youth, controlling accidents, and not taking serious art seriously. The following is an except from that conversation that was left out of the feature but included in our Perspective section accompanied by a Munk One illustration.

Stonecutter Journal Issue 4

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Our friends over at Stonecutter Journal just released their 4th issue. Stonecutter is a Brooklyn-based journal that aims to open up a space for words, ideas, and images to circulate between US-based and international writers and artists of various genres. The new issue features cover art by Trey Wright and three color spreads and an incredible host of writers an artists that you should definitely check out! 

Cookbook: Alex Pardee Interviews Wolvesmouth

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
A few times a month, Craig Thornton invites 20 of his closest friends to gather and enjoy the new private collection of artwork that he spends a grueling amount of hours preparing to unveil. Only this art show is a little more unique than the typical private gallery show at a secret downtown Los Angeles loft...

The Trip

Illustration // Thursday, May 15, 2014
The adorably psychedelic little animation entitled 'The Trip', cautions that no matter how exciting it may look, please don't drive under influence of psychedelic substances. Music: 'Cheiro Verde' is the name of the song and the Kombi illustration is based on the original Jesus Cardenas art work. Enjoy!

Sanuk's Space 2 Play Feat. Guitar Shredding Guru, Lukas Nelson

Music // Thursday, May 15, 2014
In episode five of the Sanuk's #Space2Play web series, photojournalist Steve Sherman connects with Sanük musician and guitar shredding guru, Lukas Nelson. The son of music legend Willie Nelson, Lukas is a rare talent himself. With a connection to his father’s past and blending it rock music’s present sound, Lukas has created a truly unique act. It only takes a minute of listening to him to realize the musical talents are rooted deep within the Nelson family. 

Scene Report: Detroit

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 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. German Friday delivers this week’s Detroit Scene Report.

"Juxtapoz: The Bible of Underground Art" on BloombergTV

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Hey look, we invaded business news! Juxtapoz editor-in-chief Evan Pricco gave the lowdown to BloombergTV on our founding, the artists we cover, and Art Truancy: 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine opening at Jonathan LeVine Gallery this Thursday, May 15th!

ONO’U TAHITI GRAFFITI FESTIVAL - PART 4

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Continuing with our exclusive coverage from the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival, we bring you another round of photos from the spray madness happening all around the small city of Papeete. While many of the artists creating large-scale-murals wrapped up their walls, the two-day competition and events began. On the first day, 23 competitors from around the world were each given a selection of colors and a designated section to paint. 

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