Exhibit:Growth @ Director Park in Portland, OR

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Umpqua Bank’s experiential event Exhibit:Growth is an interactive exploration of human potential that takes visitors on a transformative emotional journey. Using large-scale, motionactivated digital technology, the work invites visitors to embark on a journey of personal discovery while demonstrating the power and beauty of collective experience. Known for their distinctive approach to personal and community experience, Umpqua Bank commissioned award-winning digital artists to bring their vision to life. 

"Larry Sultan: Here and Home" @ LACMA, Los Angeles

Photography // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Larry Sultan: Here and Home is the first retrospective of California photographer Larry Sultan (1946–2009). The exhibition includes more than 200 photographs ranging from Sultan's conceptual and collaborative works of the 1970s to his solo works in the decades following. 

Scene Report: Bay Area

Graffiti // Tuesday, November 18, 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. MrxClownxFace delivers this week’s Bay Area Scene Report.

Rebecca Drolen's "Hair Pieces"

Photography // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Rebecca Drolen's Hair Pieces is a carefully crafted series dealing with society's complex relationship with hair. Her images dissect the complicated views we have on female body hair, finding the line between "the beautiful and the grotesque."

Sarah Moore’s “Expanse”

Photography // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
From 2007 to 2011, photographer Sarah Moore visually explored her native state of South Dakota. In her series “Expanse”, she used the landscape to explore her relationships with her family and her own issues with loneliness. Moore shows an intimacy through distance and places herself within the vast landscape to emphasize her feelings of isolation and visually draws the viewer into the never-ending terrain that surrounds her. 

Sketches from Anton Vill

Illustration // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Some of the greatest creative finds are in an artist's sketchbook. Estonian artist Anton Vill demonstrates technical talent and a certain effortlessness in these works. There is nothing like a detailed drawing...

Michelle Guintu's Obsession

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Michelle Guintu has a highly anticipated show coming up at New Image Art on December 13. She re-imagines '80s and '90s pop culture icons in a unique way, depicting luminaries that range from Tupac to Ronald McDonald. "When she was around six years old, Michelle asked her mom to draw something; she drew a flower. Little Michelle fell in love. 

Hideya Kawakita's 70s Tokyo Subway Posters

Design // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
During the mid-70s there was a series of posters in Tokyo that featured appropriations of iconic western icons and promoted proper subway etiquette. The posters ran from 1974 to 1982 and were the work of Hideya Kawakita, a graphic designer who had a huge imace on the image of Tokyo's subway.

How do you spell voluptuous again?

Erotica // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Jonny Negron’s art is somewhat terrifying. Lustful illustrations of extremely curvaceous women in compromising positions, featuring the female body in an overtly but powerful sexual way. A comic book illustrator/writer as well, Negron blends the two forms together to make these wonderful powerful but cartoonish pieces of work.  They play into sexual impulses and what turns the viewer on; stimulating what stimulates you without really showing it.

Nigel Stanford Makes Sound Visible In Music Video

Music // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford has come out with a music video for his newest song, Cymatics, the first single from his latest album, Solar Echoes. In this fun and fascinating video are a series of experiments that show the way sound waves affect different types of matter, like water, sand and gas.

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