FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: SENTO

Graffiti // Friday, July 13, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Sento.

Feature: Do Anything @ San Diego Space 4 Art

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Coinciding with San Diego's Comic-Con convention, Space 4 Art will be hosting Do Anything, a group show focused on DIY publishing and printmaking curated by Christopher Kardambikis. The show opens tonight (Friday July 13th) and hosts an array of artists within this field. Here's what Chris had to say about the show when we spoke to him recently.

Friday the 13th Opening: Neck Face "SIMPLY THE WORST" Print Release @ New Image Art

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Seems quite appropriate for Friday the 13th. September 2011 cover artist, Neck Face, is opening a new print release show, Simply the Worst, at New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles. Costumes accepted, and free booze. And a message from Neck Face: "If I'm throwing it you know it's gonna be fun." Ah, it's one of those kind of parties... dig it.

The World's First Lego Colosseum by Ryan McNaught

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
We actually reallly like the size here in the construction of the world's first Lego Colosseum, created by certified Lego builder, Ryan McNaught. Over 200.000 bricks were needed to create this Roman scene and structure, and you even get the outdoor pavillions and walkways with gladiators and rulers surrounding the great Colosseum.

Innovative Street Art by Jilly Ballistic

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Jilly Ballistic's recent, digitally inspired series of street and subway pieces caught our eye. These sardonic pop-up windows and drop tabs deflate the advertisements and make us laugh where we would have previously groaned. Thank you Jilly Ballistic. These make us smile.

The Work of Roby Dwi Antono

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Roby Dwi Antono is a talented illustrator, working mainly in graphite, out of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Additionally, as a skilled painter, Roby dedicates a large amount of time to his beautifully intricate large-scale pieces as well. He states that his work is heavily influenced by masters like Mark Ryden and Marion Peck.

Martina Secondo Russo: "Tots With Tats" @ Sacred Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
In her strangley shocking new show, 'Tots with Tats', Martina Secondo Russo presents a new series of life-sized tattooed babies. She cuts the figures out of plywood and paints the skin tones in acrylic. She then applies all kinds of "tattoos" with enamel markers. Most of the "tattoos" are drawn from Traditional American Flash, but she also uses Halloween decorations, found images, or her own drawings.

Digital Erotica by Aykut Aydogdu

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 13, 2012
Aykut Aydogdu is an illustrator and designer with a distinctive, seductive and realistic style to his digital drawings. He is based out of Ankara, Turkey and his sultry, playful and mysterious girls reflect his talent for his craft.

New Vhils Mural in Spain

Street Art // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Creating incredible imagery from old, dusted, and dilapidated walls by chipping away at the surface, Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, has literally carved out his own medium. The artist recently completed this new piece in two days somewhere in Northern Spain.

GO WEST: David Ellis & Kris Kuksi @ Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Following GO EAST – the first incarnation in a two-part gallery swap project with NYC's Joshua Liner Gallery- Mark Moore Gallery is pleased to announce GO WEST: David Ellis and Kris Kuksi, featuring two concurrent solo exhibitions curated by Joshua Liner. While the show makes for Ellis' third solo exhibition in Los Angeles, it will be Kuksi's first local solo presentation of new work.

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