Light Show Installation in the Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Light Show explores the experiential and phenomenal aspects of light by bringing together sculptures and installations that use light to sculpt and shape space in different ways. The exhibition — Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces — showcases artworks created from the 1960s to the present day, including immersive environments, free-standing light sculptures and projections.

Japanese Ceramic Exhibition at Blum & Poe

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Blum and Poe gallery in Los Angeles is currently offering an exhibition of Japanese ceramics. The exhibit has been organized and curated by Takashi Murakami and includes the work of artists Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, and Otani Workshop. Presenting a wide range of forms, designs, and materials, the works in the exhibition draw upon the ancient sources of ceramic tradition in Japan, while also revealing inventive techniques of shaping, glazing, coloring, and firing.

Todd Fisher's "PDA"

Photography // Monday, September 28, 2015
Public display of affection or PDA is something we‘ve all witnessed or even participated in (alcoholic drinks help) at some point in our lives, provoking a mixture of good, bad and awkward feelings. More often than not, we probably wouldn't want those moments documented, but compiled together in a series they are pure entertainment. 

Murals in the Market: The Walls

Street Art // Monday, September 28, 2015
Over the last 10 days more than 45 new murals have been created in Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market district for 1xRUN’s Murals In The Market festival. Detroit’s first international mural festival found both local and international artists tackling massive walls with waves of color and cultivating a contagious artistic energy that transformed the city into the global epicenter of the contemporary public art movement.

FUTURA Paints the Iconic Houston & Bowery Wall

Graffiti // Monday, September 28, 2015
Long overdue and highly anticipated, the great FUTURA is the latest to contribute to the iconic Houston & Bowery Mural wall in Manhattan. Following greats like Keith Haring, Os Gemeos, Crash, Swoon, and many others, one of the most influential names in all of NYC and world graffiti, FUTURA, finally got to apply his trademark style at the intersection of Bowery and Houston. As Martha Cooper noted on her Instagram that FUTURA's new "Concrete Jungle" mural was created in "a style reminiscent of his radical 1980 "Break" piece."

Joe Iurato "Everything but the Whole Story" @ Station 16 Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 28, 2015
This past week Station 16 Gallery in Montreal opened Everything but the Whole Story, a solo show featuring Joe Iurato. Based on photography, Joe Iurato creates site-specific wooden cut-outs that reflect upon his personal experiences. The tiny black and white figures interact with their environment in often extravagant manners, from scaling a skyscraper, to dangling from a bridge, to breakdancing in the streets of New York.

Video: Geoff McFetridge "It Looks Like it Says"

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 28, 2015
Geoff McFetridge currently has an exhbition up through October 10, 2015 at Joshua Liner n NYC, and Dress Code made this fantastic documentary about the show and work. There are some great moments here; Geoff really getting to the point of the title, "It Looks Like it Says," how he likes to capture everyday life, his use of color, and the way even he and his wife look at the work. Great stuff. 

The Broken Realism of Eckart Hahn

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 28, 2015
Eckart Hahn and his Broken Realism are celebrated throughout his native Germany. The self-taught painter switched from oil to acrylic to be able to focus on one intense project at a time; his large-scale canvases exude not only precision painting, but also a mind at play with unanswered questions.

Robert Schultz: Mind, Spirit, Body

Illustration // Monday, September 28, 2015
Robert Schult's subjects, often reoccurring, are usually depicted nude in austere surroundings with the occasional prop. He begins each drawing with a sketchbook study in red pencil to work out composition and lighting and graduates to his arsenal of finely sharpened pencils to begin the final drawing.

Sculptures by Zhang Huan

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 28, 2015
Chinese artist Zhang Huan has become well known for his performance art as well as his sculptural works. This morning we take a look through a collection of some of his sculptures including this 2011 piece titled Q Confucius No.2, a 'massive silica-gel, mechanical bust of an unclothed Confucius rests in a rectangular pool.' The sculpture's breast rises and falls as if the object were breathing!


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