A Brief History of John Baldessari Narrated by Tom Waits

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 20, 2012
John Baldessari, hailing from National City in San Diego, California, is an internationally acclaimed conceptual artist that has been been practicing from the mid twentieth century to the present. With over 200 solo shows and nearly 1,000 group shows, Baldessari's work is well known and frequently exhibited to say the least.

Benjamin Ducroz's Phosphene

Illustration // Sunday, May 20, 2012
Benjamin Ducroz, is a Melbourne based artist, illustrator and motion designer who references the environment to find shapes, patterns and movements that inspire him to create the amazing, gorgeously abstract animation work that he does. While some of his work has an organic feel, they are also full of geometric tension- call it sacred geometry.

3 Nueva Yorks by Taboo

Graffiti // Sunday, May 20, 2012
New York-based graffiti writer, Taboo, painted these three completely different styled pieces in honor of the The Big Apple.

Preview: Mike Giant "I Know You're Out There" @ Pretty Pretty Collective, SF

Tattoo // Saturday, May 19, 2012
According to Mike, "All the works in the show are based around my search for a new girlfriend. And those works will be on display tonight, May 19, at Pretty Pretty Collective in San Francisco, feautruring all new works written out in sentence form. Like Sir Mix-A-Lot lyrics.

Jenny Morgan "Kith and Kin" @ Plus Gallery, Denver

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 19, 2012
On June 1st, Jenny Morgan will open a new set of photorealist paintings in Kith and Kin at Plus Gallery in Denver, Colorado. The show marks Morgan's 3rd solo show at Plus, with the gallery noting "Morgan's riveting portraits push far past traditional realism, carrying a visceral and emotional impact."

Fast Cash by Lush

Street Art // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Street art is a hot commodity right now and who better to teach you all the secrets to the trade than Lush.

Natalie Clapp's Magick Series

Illustration // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Natalie Clapp is a Baltimore based illustrator that has been on a constant tumbling ocean of finding her way in the creative world. Inspired by the innocence of bliss and the rugged and chaotic line of the natural earth, she explores her art with a whimsical sophistication.

Photoreal Erotica by John Kacere

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Today we give you a look at some exquisite paintings from the late American photorealist, John Kacere, who almost exclusively concentrated on the mid-section of the female body. Kacere painted his first photorealist painting in 1969 involving the mid-section of a female dressed in lingerie.

Opening Photos: Mia Araujo and Nouar @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Last Saturday, May 12, Los Angeles artist Mia Araujo returned to Corey Helford Gallery to unveil her first solo exhibition at the gallery, “Into the Woods.” Mia is known for her beautiful and ethereal imagery, tempered with the darkness and horrors of reality. Opening photos after the jump . . .

Gues x Horfe

Graffiti // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Gues and Horfe get weird with some green on a nice virgin wall.   Horfe’s newer work looks more like he is painting sculptures.

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