Didier Faustino's Explosion-Inspired Dream House

Design // Monday, February 03, 2014
Portuguese architect Didier Faustino designed this house modeled on the form of an explosion for a series of Spanish dream houses to be built by French developer Chistian Bourdais. 'Similarly to the centre of the Big Bang the house appears to draw in as well as reflect the light at its core,' said the designers.' The floors cause the body to feel weightless due to a lack of traditional spatial references.'

'New Levels', Drawings by John Chae

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 03, 2014
Artist John Chae was born in Colorado, grew up in Seol, Korea and studied painting at the Maryland Institute Colle of Art and wizardry under Wharfdang the Horrible (his words). We are enjoying his latest collection of bizzare colorful drawings, titled New Levels. 

New Paintings by Shin Kwang Ho

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 03, 2014
We love the work of South Korean artist Shin Kwang Ho. Shin studied Fine Art at Keimyung University and mainly uses Oil and Acrylic for his incredible abstract figures and portraits.

The Pip and Pop World of Nicole Andrijevic and Tanya Schultz

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 03, 2014
Like some sort of three-dimensional neon and pastel Mandala, artist duo Nicole Andrijevic and Tanya Schultz use sugar, pigment, polystryene, wax, modeling clay, paper, plastic, found objects, wire, beads, glitter, and much more to fill floors and spaces with their Candyland colored worlds.

Seth Globepainter @ Géraldine Zberro Gallery in Paris

Street Art // Sunday, February 02, 2014
On Thursday, Parisian street artist, Seth Globepainter, opened a solo exhibition at Géraldine Zberro Gallery in Paris. The artist presented an entire new body of work using a variety of mediums that included paintings, sculpture and even tapestry. Check out these photos of the large selection of work.

“L.A. Road Trip Circa 1969” by Sever

Graffiti // Sunday, February 02, 2014
Sever has cleverly depicted a fictionalized scene where the iconic graffiti writer from the Bronx, Stay High 149 (in the yellow sweater) and his crew examine the work of the L.A. innovator “Chaz”, the Godfather of Chicano graffiti. As Sever says of this piece, “Homage is offered to these legendary writers, to the early era of graffiti’s spectacular rise, and to the processes they developed and were allied with. 

The Work of Santiago Caruso

Illustration // Sunday, February 02, 2014
'His work stands out both for its vigor as well as for its technique. It is no overstatement to say that the work of Santaigo Caruso, which is well represented in the galleries and museums of Buenos Aires, USA, Mexico and Spain, is currently one of the most pleasant revelations of Latin American plastic arts.'

City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection

Graffiti // Saturday, February 01, 2014
During the 1970s and ‘80s, artist Martin Wong resided in the Lower East Side of New York and was a strong supporter of many pioneers of the New York City graffiti. Wong’s advocacy for the subculture resulted in an expansive collection of some of the most famed and influential artists of the time such as Keith Haring, Dondi, Rammellzee, Zephyr, Daze, Lady Pink, Lee, Futura and Sharp.

The Work of Simon Birch

Erotica // Friday, January 31, 2014
As a painter and conceptual installation artist, Simon Birch was born in UK, and has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 1997. Well known for his large figurative oil paintings, he has also been responsible for enormous multiple media installations. Most recently the 2010, 20,000 sq ft, Hope and Glory.

In Conversation with Julie Oppermann

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 31, 2014
On the sidewalk just outside the Miami Projects art fair, I could immediately recognize a colorful painting by Julie Oppermann, as it pulsed waves of color through the window from the Mark Moore booth. Standing in front of the large work, my mind worked to establish comprehension of an all over pattern. 

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