Portraits by Timothy Pakron

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
We came across these haunting, eerie portraits by Mississippi-based artist  Timothy Pakron, where he takes a photo of his subject and then created a portrait that is based on random painting in the darkroom. As Pakron notes, " I am comfortable with the viewer ultimately feeling uncomfortable."

The Story of Keep Calm and Carry On (Video)

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
You have seen the poster campaign be re-ignited in bookshops and craft stores over the past ten years, and this video chrnicles the Keep Calm and Carry On poster story from its origins in World War II and its reemergence.

Photos: Andrew Schoultz & Richard Colman @ V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
Last week, March 2012 cover artist Andrew Schoultz and former Juxtapoz featured artist and Detroit project artist, Richard Colman, opened the exhibition, To Be Announced at Copenhagen's V1 Gallery. As we see in the photos, both Colman and Schoultz created site-specific murals and installations to accompany their bodies of work.

The Work of Henry Asencio

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
Henry Asencio's artwork reveals a contemporary dialogue between the material and the spiritual--the artist, his subject and his subconscious visions derived therein. Agitated by extreme texture and intentional use of color, Henry Asencio unravels an unspoken narrative replete with seemingly incongruent, yet harmonious ideals of quietude and fascinations of that which intensifies the moment.

Moneyless

Illustration // Sunday, April 01, 2012
Teo Pirisi, aka Moneyless, is an Italian artist with a penchant for bold geometric shapes and patterns, putting them to paper as well as taking them to the street. Pirisi especially enjoys exhibiting his work outdoors, exploring the spatial and transformative landscapes of places by using non-traditional industrial materials in his complex forms and figures.

MQ Assistance

Graffiti // Sunday, April 01, 2012
What an awkward picture.  In the middle of doing these massive throwups this idea actually came up, “Hey girl, you should climb up that ladder with a spray can, pull your pants down, hold the can behind your back, and we will take pictures.”  Don’t worry; it’s a good look.

Awer

Street Art // Sunday, April 01, 2012
There are so many great artists creating work in the street of Italy these days.  This interesting piece was painted by Awer.

Skirt Flirt "Doubie Vision" by Ho Ryon Lee

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 01, 2012
Maybe it's our lingering jetlag in London, but these realistic, blurred motion paintings by Ho Ryon Lee are messing with our heads this morning. A little tease, a nice recreation of a dream state from the Seoul, Korea-based artist.

“I Love Graffiti When It’s Not On My Property” by ROIDS

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 01, 2012
London based-graffiti writer, Roids, has created a limited edition print titled “I Love Graffiti When It’s Not On My Property” though Topsafe London. The print is a 4-layer screen-print, with 3 layers of hand finished spray paint by the artist. Comes in an edition of 100. Get yours here...

Collages by Linder (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 01, 2012
Linder is a female artist born in Liverpool and currently living and working in Heysham. Her collages are abrasive and provocative. Highly erotic imagery juxtaposed alongside aggressively gendered icons results in a critique that is both uncomfortable and potentially humorous in its extreme sexuality and exaggerated physical desire

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