Illustrations by Nick Gazin

Illustration // Monday, July 02, 2012
New York-based illustrator Nick Gazin uses watercolor and ink to create colorful works that vibrate with hand-drawn expressivity. Gazin is a jack of all trades who amongst other things also makes comics, designs band posters, paints album art, DJs, and is a frequent contributer at Vice Magazine.

Neon Saffron by Michelle Robinson

Erotica // Monday, July 02, 2012
'Michelle Robinson is obsessed with color, patterns and the female form. Natural or unfamiliar, loud or subtle, she creates whimsical interpretations of emotions suppressed and released by using the movement of the female figure as her wholly intriguing and revealing device. The forms carry on the undying notion of fertility, beauty, vulnerability, desire, weakness, seduction and power...'

Clarion Hotel Stockholm Offers Rooms for Art

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Following in the footsteps of the Hotel Chelsea in New York City (an establishment that no longer offers the same long-term residencies for creative types as it did in the past), the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm has been offering rooms in exchange for artwork.

Two New Deuce 27 Streaks

Street Art // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Without a doubt some of the most interesting work being created along the rails is by a character that goes by the name Twenty Seven or Deuce 7.  Here are two new streaks benched recently

Mattias Adolfsson Flips Through His Sketchbook

Illustration // Sunday, July 01, 2012
      Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson has uploaded a nice series of youtube videos in which he flips through his completed Moleskine sketchbooks. Adolfsson's use of video brings the traditional sketchbook scan format to life, offering a sense of tactility and scale. He lives in Sigtuna, just outside of Stockholm, and has worked on everything from computer games to children's books.

Wheatpaste Art Collective: "On the Wall" in San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Together with D-Structure, Wheatpaste Art Collective will present a collection of stickable posters and canvas wall art during the next San Francisco First Friday opening at 8 pm on Friday, July 6th, 2012. The show will run through Monday, August 6th, 2012. D-Structure is located at 520 Haight Street in San Francisco.

Video: Towns in Barcelona

Graffiti // Sunday, July 01, 2012
With a keen eye though the camera, Edgar Lledó documented the process and thoughts of graffiti writer, Towns.  Great cinematography and edit on this particular video.

The Dark Works of Ludwig Drahosch

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Wow, what a powerful, dark, twisted series of paintings by self-taught German painter, Ludwig Drahosch. Depicting scenes of torture, sex, torture and sex, naked stretching, meditation, dreams... the list goes on... the paintings feel like a trip into the psyche of a truly deranged (in a good way, we promise), and talented artist. 

Super Mario 3D Chalk Art and Video

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
This Sunday morning, we were trying to find something fun to show you, and we came across this little Super Mario character painted on a floor with 3D effect, and a video tutorial on how it was made and how you can do this in your mom's basement. Go for it. 

Vice's Tattoo Age: Freddy Corbin

Tattoo // Sunday, July 01, 2012
  'In the first installment of the Freddy Corbin series, Vice Magazine's Tattoo Age gets familiar with Freddy's tattoos and see his two Oakland tattoo parlors, Temple and Tattoo 13.  Freddy's style is explained by his right hand man and fellow tattooer, Jason Mcafee. Vice also get a chance to speak with another Oakland legend, pro skater and chopper guy, Max Schaaf, about understanding Mr. Corbin's coolness.'