Embroidered Newspapers by Lauren DiCioccio

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
California- based artist Lauren DiCioccio uses needle, thread, and cotton muslin to "mummify" newspapers. The newspaper's photographs and portraits are punctured and woven with pockets of color, bringing her own style and life to aspects of each picture. "The dedious handiwork and obsessive care I employ to create my work aims to remind the viewer of these simple but intimate pieces of everyday life and to provoke a pang of nostalgia for the familiar physicality of these objects."

Mike Alcantara's Comic Book Collages

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Mike Alcanatara creates these incredible collages using actual comic books. Mike doesn't use any paint or markers in his work, preferring to use nothing but the pages of comics to construct his pieces.

Alessandro Lupi's Individually Painted Thread Installation

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Italian artist Alessandro Lupi individually painted each of plyamide thread with fluorescent paint for his latest series of installations entitled Fluorescent Densities and illuminated them with a black light. 

Kris Kuksi's "Churchtanks"

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
We are enjoying Kris Kuksi's latest series of Churchtanks. Kuksi is an American artist whose work has been shown at over 100 exhibitions worldwide including Art Basel, Pulse, and Scope. He has said that through his art he hopes to expose his audience to the awareness of the fallacies of man. "...much of mankind in the World today is elastic and fragile being driven primarily by greed and materialism."

Rosa Rendl

Photography // Sunday, July 06, 2014
In her first solo exhibition HOW ALIVE ARE YOU, photographer Rosa Rendl captures notions of loneliness and emptiness; feelings often hidden behind veils of consumerism or online hyper-socialism in our contemporary society.

A look inside "Happy Hour" by Greg Lamarche/SP.ONE

Graffiti // Saturday, July 05, 2014
The last zine Greg Lamarche aka SP.ONE made was in the early ‘90s and we doubt it was as carefully crafted as Happy Hour published by Trifecta Editions. Presented in a slick handcrafted package, this zine features a two-color cover and 14 pages silkscreened by hand. 

Joanna Piotrowska : 
FROWST

Photography // Saturday, July 05, 2014
The odd quirks and mannerisms of our families are what we tend to love the most, yet for the most part it is a stylised image of neutral order and content conformity that we choose to portray in our family portraits. Where smiles and scenes of happiness or celebration are the standard subjects of family albums. 

Firework Portraits from Steve Fraschini

Illustration // Friday, July 04, 2014
Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, Steve Fraschini's 'Fractale Reminiscence' present a 2nd spectral digital art series beyond your wildest dreams and imagination, made with a WebGL process and synthesized pictures...

Tatum Shaw's "Wonderland"

Photography // Friday, July 04, 2014
Tatum Shaw is a photographer and advertising copywriter currently living and working in Portland, OR. Tatum’s photographic practice is one filled with images that have an idiosyncratic sentiment of a family snapshot. A bright flash, skewed perspectives or blurred focuses are all integral parts that work to give cohesiveness to his photographs. 

Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited, 1990-1996

Photography // Friday, July 04, 2014
It seems near impossible that the images in Berlin Wonderland could have been captured just twenty years ago. When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989/90, uninhibited creativity took hold of the city. 

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