Art Alliance Profile: Lee Quinones

Vault // Thursday, July 24, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, legendary graffiti writer, Lee Quinones.

Duque Yvan's Islands

Illustration // Thursday, July 24, 2014
Duque Yvan's series of island illustrations capture many different views and personalities of these lonely masses of land. Created for a personal project, these works give off a singular sense of wonder in the natural. We love being able to see the world through different artist's eyes, and these beautiful works have us appreciating real islands a little bit more.

Art Alliance Profile: Jamie Reid

Vault // Thursday, July 24, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, one of the famed visual artists for the Punk movement and the Sex Pistols, Jamie Reid.

Issei Suda: Tokyokei

Photography // Thursday, July 24, 2014
During the 1970’s and 80’s photographer Issei Suda documented the streets of Tokyo. Whilst the sidewalks are busy with a myriad of people, businesses and the hustle and bustle of a city, the streets that Suda captured are a far away vision compared to the images we see today of the modern mega-city.

Scene Report: New York

Graffiti // Thursday, July 24, 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. Ray Mock aka Carnage NYC delivers this week’s New York Scene Report.

Michelle Frankfurter's "Destino"

Photography // Thursday, July 24, 2014
Photographer Michelle Frankfurter’s series Destino documents the exodus of Central American train-hoppers finding their way through Mexico to the United States. This migration “…conveys the experience of a generation of exiles, driven by poverty and the dysfunction of failed states, traveling across a landscape that has become increasingly dangerous, heading towards a precarious future as a last resort”, as written on her Kickstarter site.

Colorful Handmade Textile Winged Creatures

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 24, 2014
We are in love with these wild and colorful winged creatures. North Carolina-based artist Yumi Okita creates gorgeous fiber art that’s both scary and satisfying.

“Glass Eyes Staring Yonder”

Photography // Thursday, July 24, 2014
In her series “Glass Eyes Staring Yonder”, photographer Emma Kisiel explores the way in which we interact with animals through their taxidermied versions. Kisiel comments on the practice of taxidermy and the tradition of photographing taxidermy by creating images of her deceased subjects in a way that attempts to visually breath the life back into them that taxidermy was unable to achieve.

Optical Illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka

Illustration // Thursday, July 24, 2014
Akiyoshi Kitaoka is a Psychology professor at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Studying visual perception, visual illusion, optical illusion, trompe l'oeil, and 3D, Kitaoka regularly creates incredible psychedelic patterns and illusion artworks, optical illusions that give the impression of images in motion. But don't stare too long, you might get dizzy!

Jeremy Fish x Aesop Rock … “None Shall Pass” and the Story of Collaboration

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By the time hip-hop artist and producer Aesop Rock released his brilliant 2007 album, None Shall Pass, he was already a major name within the underground hip-hop scene. But None Shall Pass sounded a bit different than his past work: the lyrics were more esoteric, stories more dense, the beats and samples a bit more abstract. And, it was an album that showcased a unique friendship: Jeremy Fish was not only the creator of the cover artwork for None Shall Pass, but his signature characters were animated in the music video for the album’s title track.

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