1910: What they illustrated the world to look like in 2012

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
No matter what distant past you go back to in order to see their vision of the future, there is always a ton of flying involved. Why don't we have flying cars yet? That is all we seem to care about! These are some incredible illustrations drawn in 1910 that try to forecast what the world was going to look like in one hundred years.

"ENTROPIA" by Escif

Street Art // Friday, May 18, 2012
When you need an artist to paint a building without ruining it’s integrity who you gonna call?  Escif, duhhh. The Spanish artists newest mural is entitled “Entropia” and it’s all the adjectives used to describe something that is of upmost quality. Located on the coast of the Alboran Sea in Melilla, Morocco.

Sandra Rendgen's Information Graphics

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Sandra Rendgen has observed and catalogued the phenomenon that can be seen in and around various media hubs ranging from Tumblr to the New York Times. Rendgen's Information Graphics delves into the importance of the image as a function of communication spanning from the early days of humanity when the first cave paintings were made to today's more contemporary visual information maps that can illustrate something like the many types of beer.

Recap: My Little Pony @ Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Toy Art Gallery’s “MY LITTLE PONY Project 2012” exhibition opened May 5 to a gigantic crowd that lined up around an LA city block. Twenty-five artists uniquely created their own painted My Little Pony 18-inch vinyl figures, which are available for sale through next Saturday, May 26, 2012. Ten percent of the sales from the MY LITTLE PONY artworks is donated to Give Kids the World.

SATONE Gives 5 Minutes of His Time

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
German artist Rafael Gerlach, aka SATONE, as profiled in our June issue on newsstands now, is an illustrator and self-employed artist living and working in Munich who originally hails from Venezuela. The skilled graphic designer discovered his interest in graffiti early on, intently developing his style by finding a formal vocabulary that perpetrated a fascinating middle course between technocracy and the artwork of imaginary worlds.

Dave Kinsey "Lost For Words" @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
We haven't seen Dave Kinsey in San Francisco in over a decade, and tomorrow night, May 18, Kinsey will open Lost For Words at Fecal Face Dot Gallery, Kinsey's first exhibition in SF since 2000. The new works are mixed-media, evolving upon Kinsey's abstract forms around figurative faces.

UTAH & ETHER In Hong Kong Video

Graffiti // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Oink Art Ltd just released another video documenting the globetrotting graffiti duo, Utah and Ether, who are featured in our current June 2012 #137 issue.  This time the couple are exploring the streets of Hong Kong and testing locals to see how much they can get away with.  Watch as they confuse random pedestrians, many stopping to watch and others telling them to stop.

The Chewing Gum Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
This is the true meaning of collaboration, even if it is a little disgusting. Two art schools in the Netherlands, Eindhovense School and SintLucas, collaborated on a chewing gum sculpture (already chewed) that seems to resemble some sort of victory, glory, and/or triumph. Weird, our rival high school used to just thrown milk bombs at us during the football games.

Preview: Cope2 "Resilient" @ Dorian Grey, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
NYC graffiti artist Cope2 is set to open a new exhibition, Resilient, at Dorian Grey Gallery in NYC tonight, May 17. The exhibition will feature new, abstract paintings and custom subway signs, with his signature "bubble letters" that we have come to know interwoven in more abstract arrangments.

Preview: Travis Millard and Michael Krueger @ Double Break, San Diego

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Opening this Friday evening, May 18th, between 6 and 10 pm is Travis Millard and Michael Krueger's two person show titled Digging a Hole, Looking for Something. The show will feature new drawings, prints, ceramics as well as exclusive t-shirts and zines from both of the artists (only available at Double Break for this exhibition).

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