Revok "Gilgamesh" Video Preview

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
As we have mentioned on the site this past week, REVOK is set to open a new solo show, Gilgamesh, at Known Gallery this Saturday, July 28 (same night as SABER's Beautification opens at the same gallery). Noah Banks has prepared a video preview of the work that went into REVOK's new series of works... 

Gregor Gaida's Aluminum "Attaboys"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Bremen, Germany based artist, Gregor Gaida, has often made sculpture work based around the aggressive or emotional acts of mankind, and his series, Attaboys is no exception. The aluminum sculptures appear to be destroying a gallery floor, a change from a similar body of work in 2008 where Gaida's boy sculptures were drawing with chalk. 

New Zealand's Andrew Archer

Illustration // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Andrew Archer is a young illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. He started early to draw and paint, then he was formed on computer to continue his art. He draws his inspiration from surrealism, cartoons, ideograms, wood block prints, edo period art, travel, and Asia. His agency work has allowed him to work for major brands...

Escif: Markets Welcome Us

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
February 2011 cover artist Escif’s politically conscious and thought provoking street work continually makes a strong impression on us. Unlike the majority of artists creating work in the public for “fame” purposes, Escif attempts to bring awareness to many of the current political and social issues of Spain.

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.

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