The Polaroids of H.R. Giger

Photography // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Since his passing, a collection of H.R. Giger’s personal polaroid snapshots have been self-published in book form and distibuted by Antenne Press. The artist, best known as the designer who created the creature in “Alien”, often personalized his polaroids by physically scratching them, adding a multidimensionality to the images. Many of Giger’s photographs depict the unique creations that he made for the many movies that he helped make famous. 

The Dark Art of Tim Hon Hung Lee

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Tim Lee’s large-scale ink drawings and paintings on rice paper are, at a first glance, tightly bound with the visual aesthetics of Chinese painting, while simultaneously referencing elements of traditional European art. The conflation of these visual cultures is unsurprising: Lee is a British artist of Chinese descent. But the work does not just amount to a reverential homage to these past cultures. 

Photographic and Sculpture Works by Yang Yongliang

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Chinese artist Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy before starting his career as an artist with the goal of "creating new forms of contemporary art." Yang has since created several series of incredible landscapes using photography and digital manipulation, commenting on the pace of urbanization in modern China.

In the Magazine: Andrew Pommier

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Andrew Pommier’s art is like an old buddy from grade school, charming and full of mischief. His imagery resonates in our hearts because, like life, it’s a mix of light and dark, cute and tragic. “It’s funny because it’s sad,” has been a frequent response to his work, but he’s heading in a new direction.

Public Sculptures by Lorenzo Quinn

Street Art // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Lorenzo Quinn is the son of two-times Academy Award winning actor for best supporting role, Anthony Quinn, and is an internationally renowned sculptor and former actor. He is continuously working on a range of creative projects but is most known for his large public sculptures made of bronze, steel, aluminum, polyurethane, and various other materials.

Madlib Invasion: Quasimoto "Low Class Conspiracy"

Music // Monday, June 30, 2014
For the next month on Juxtapoz.com, we are going to be looking at the career and influence of Madlib. Not only is he known as a versatile musician, Madlib has led a career of alter-ego art direction and created a cast of characters that are important pieces in his canon. Of course, Quasimoto comes to mind first, and Jeff Jank's legendary character design provided a context to Madlib's musical vision. Today, we show you "Low Class Conspiracy," as part of the STONES THROW VIDEO CONTEST #4. Directed by Kristoffer Crook. Stay tuned for a very special August 2014 issue announcement in the coming week....

Katrin Fridriks "Flying Awareness" @ Lazarides, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
Icelandic abstract painter Katrin Fridriks returns to Lazarides Rathbone this summer with her first London solo exhibition, Flying Awareness. Inspired by the artist's remote native land and a continuation of her experimental use of color and liquid painterly movement, the new body of work follows Fridriks acclaimed participation in Lazarides' 2013 group shows, BRUTAL and Fresh Paint.

The Works of John Wesley (NSFW)

Erotica // Monday, June 30, 2014
Born in 1928 in Los Angeles, illustrator John Wesley now works in New York at the age of eighty-five. Wesley began painting at twenty-two after holding a series of odd jobs. His cartoon like acrylic paintings are simple in line work and color palate...

Michael Waraksa's "Recycled" Creations

Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Michael Waraksa explains his work by saying, “I see collage as a form of recycling. I am attempting to build something new and unexpected by layering and juxtaposing a variety of disparate elements together. Scraps of text, photographic material from books, magazines and the web...

David Cronenberg–The Exhibition @ EYE, Amsterdam

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
Through 14 September, EYE presents a major exhibition focusing on director David Cronenberg, who acquired cult status with his idiosyncratic films about the relationship between body, mind, technology and mass media. The exhibition explores Cronenberg’s world through the main themes of his films: the physical and psychological transformation of his protagonists.

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