International Fluevog Day & New Store

Fashion // Friday, May 15, 2015
Our friends at Fluevog are celebrating the 45th International Fluevog Day today by opening their 20th location in Venice, CA! As part of the celebration they are also realeasing limited-edition Fluevogs only available in the Abbot Kinney, Venice location...

Julia Sonmi Heglung & Reece Hobbins @ Marcas Contemporary

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
Marcas Contemporary invited two illustrators from different hemispheres in similar design industries to display their illustrative works aside each other. The exhibition will focus on figurative forms and organic backgrounds that that is influenced by design aesthetics. Australian based artist Reece Hobbins finds inspiration from late 19th century eclectic style of Art Nouveau. Combining the delicate beauty of the female body with strong abstract textures. With similar expressions Los Angeles based illustrator and designer Julia Sonmi Heglund focuses on abstract geometric forms and anthropomorphic figures. Together their design backgrounds influence the aesthetics of their personal works.

Photographer Sally Mann shares life behind iconic images

Photography // Thursday, May 14, 2015
The world-renowned photographer Sally Mann soared to fame in the '90s and released a series of images called "Immediate Family.” Twenty-five years later, Mann looks at her remarkable career in a new memoir called “Hold Still.” She opens up to Charlie Rose in a rare interview at the Gagosian Gallery, surrounded by her iconic work.

Askew's "Exodus" @ Goodspace, Sydney

Graffiti // Thursday, May 14, 2015
For one night only, one of New Zealand’s most prolific graffiti artists, Askew will be showing new works in an exhibition entitled Exodus at Goodspace Gallery in Syndey. This show is a continuation of the artists’ last four bodies of work (Entropy, The Evolving Face, Diaspora and Oceanic), the title ‘Exodus’ refers to the perpetual migration of people within the greater Pacific region. 

Sieben on Life: Start Right Now

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
"How do you get started?" That question, or some version of it, is probably the most frequent subject of emails from younger artists. It's a valid question. However, the answer is remarkably simple: you just start. Now, I know that feedback probably sounds almost dismissive and/or naive. And I know that the underlying question is more, "How do you make money as an artist?" But the answer remains the same...

Scott Musgrove "Wilder" @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
Scott Musgrove’s multidisciplinary works focus on themes of exploration, discovery and conservation of the natural world through his depiction of extinct animals that may (or may not) have ever existed...

Watch: Conrad and The Steamplant

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
Conrad Milster, Pratt Institute’s chief engineer, has worked in the Brooklyn power plant nearly his entire adult life. Starting as a mechanic in 1958, he later became one of only four chief engineers in the plant’s 127-year history, taking over the official duties in 1965. He’s been there ever since.

Things That Shine: Paintings by Jungwook Kim

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 14, 2015
The silent state of the figures is derived from Jungwook Kim’s way of life. She records every moment of life with her head and mind, and opens herself up to all kinds of forms and methods of life. Like a contemplative and observant poet writing down a line implying thoughts and memories about life, living things, death and people, she delivers her feelings through repetitive brush strokes.

Update: Nikita Kaun's Dreamlike Darkness

Illustration // Thursday, May 14, 2015
Nikita Kaun is a self taught artist based out of Saint- Petersburg Russia. His style is a mixture of predominantly black and white realistically rendered forms falling into a dreamlike darkness with minimal pops of color...

Mark Whiteley "We Are All In the Gutter But Some Of Us Are Holding Flashes"

Photography // Thursday, May 14, 2015
Seeing Things just announced the upcoming release and exhibition for Mark Whiteley’s new book of photographs titled “We Are All In the Gutter But Some Of Us Are Holding Flashes.” The show and book will both launch on Saturday, May 16th at Seeing Things Gallery in San Jose, CA. The book features approximately 100 of Mark’s favorite action images shot between 1993 and 2014, and the show features selected prints from the book.