Big Time Racks

Graffiti // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Numerous home improvement stores unknowingly sponsor artists around the globe in the name of getting up. Baer paints a humorous scene from a Home Depot parking lot.

Works by Mia Christopher

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Mia Christopher is a young San Francisco-based artist fresh out of her BFA at the California College of the Arts. Working in several different mediums, Christopher's works are an amalgamation of colors, shapes, and textures. Different types of paper, amorphous forms of latex, and simple gouache and acrylic color fields come together to form the beautifully abstract collection of images and three-dimensional objects in her portfolio. Here are a select few.

"Nostalgia" Featuring The Art of Shawn McKinney

Illustration // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Arbor Collective artist Shawn McKinney discusses his love of motorcycles, outlaw culture, and his skateboard collaboration with Kody Noble. This video is the second in a series of artist profile pieces to be released throughout 2012.

The Snow House

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 03, 2012
Yes, please, we will live here. This is the Snow House, a place where showering might be a tad exposed, but the layout and architectural set-up is undeniable. The house was constructed by Milan based design firm, Santambrogio, and is built throughout with a blue hued glass. The book cases, bed, and most everything is constructed with that same blue hued glass. Again, where do you shower?

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: EWOK

Graffiti // Friday, August 03, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Ewok.

Remed @ Komafest

Street Art // Friday, August 03, 2012
Remed acquired a beautiful weathered wood building as his canvas for painting a large mural in Vardø, Norway for Komafest. The artist painted a number of simple flat shapes for his piece using white, black and blue, using the words “Hellige Heks Fortuna.”

Top 25 Os Gemeos Street Art

Top List // Friday, August 03, 2012
Brazilian twins Os Gemeos create some of the most iconic, instantly recognizable street and public art of any contemporary art in the world today. Or ever, if you want to really break this down. In honor of their museum exhibition at the Boston ICA opening today, August 3, we look back at our favorite street works from the 2x Juxtapoz cover artists. From multi-storied murals, to collaborations, to castles and simple characters hidden away in the depths of a city, Os Gemeos will continue to amaze and redefine what street art is.

Olek Covers Einstein Sculpture in Washington D.C

Street Art // Friday, August 03, 2012
Olek recently crochet covered a large sculpture of Albert Einstein while she was visiting Washington D.C. The New York-based artist was included and in town for ithe “40 under 40: Craft Futures” exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in D.C.

3D Attack: 2012 Magic Art in Hangzhou, China

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 03, 2012
It was all about the 3D paintings. For the 2012 Magic Art exhibition in Hangzhou, which lies in the Eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang, visitors were entertained to the tune of interacting with 3D paintings, literally getting to exist within a painting itself. According to the International Business Times, the Chinese outsourced the work to "15 South Korean artists, exclusively for the Hangzhou's Magic Art Special Exhibition, over a period of four months."

Video and Photos: The Environmental Works of Patrick Dougherty

Street Art // Friday, August 03, 2012
Using carpentry skills and tree saplings as his medium, North Carolina-based sculptor, Patrick Dougherty, creates large-scale environmental works outdoor and indoor. Over the last thirty years, he has built over 230 of these dreamlike forts, earning numerous prestigious awards and exhibiting internationally.

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