Adek's funeral home

Graffiti // Thursday, February 12, 2015
A black blank billboard above a funeral home is literally dead space, so while it’s serving absolutely no purpose it might as well be an advertisement for Adek’s graffiti. Can anyone really be mad at this?

The Salvage of Flight 1549

Photography // Thursday, February 12, 2015
In his series “Flight 1549”, photographer Stephen Mallon documented the salvage of the famed flight landed on the Hudson River by pilot Sully Sullenberger over a two week period. Mallon worked closely with Weeks Marine who was performing the salvage operation removing the downed plane from the icy river to get a behind the scenes look at the famous aircraft while documenting what it took to raise it.

The Psychedelic Posters and Graphic Design of Japan's Tadanori Yokoo

Design // Thursday, February 12, 2015
One of the most well-known, influential, and transcedent artists of post-war Japan, Tadanori Yokoo has one of the best styles of psychedelic, meets graphic design, meets poster art, meets traditional printmaking you will ever see. He has had numerous retrospectives over the years, and recently was shown at the Iwate Museum of Art in Morioka, Japan.

New Book: Psychedelic Sex

Erotica // Thursday, February 12, 2015
In a brief golden span between 1967 and 1972, the sexual revolution collided with recreational drug exploration to create "psychedelic sex." While the baby boomers blew their minds and danced naked in the streets, men’s magazine publishers attempted to visually recreate the wonders of LSD, project them on a canvas of nubile hippie flesh, and dish it up to men dying for a taste of free love.

Cut it Out! Public Works @ Urban Nation, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 12, 2015
Cut it Out! is an international group show dedicated to the art of the stencil. Curated by Olly Walker and Henrik Haven, the exhibition showcases the work of some of the best artists and exciting new emerging artists that choose to work with the technique, but also the tools of the trade, a bit of history, live action on walls, streets and cars to offer a glimpse insight the world of stencil art. 

RETNA "ARTICULATE & HARMONIC SYMPHONIES OF THE SOUL" @ Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Former Juxtapoz cover artist and Los Angeles-based RETNA has been making major waves in the contemporary art world for years now, with murals, exhibitions, and projects around the world. This week, Feburary 13 to be exact, RETNA will open a new solo show, "Articulate & Harmonic Symphonies of the Soul" at Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery in NYC. Go see it. 

Taylor McCutchan’s “Golden State”

Photography // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
In his series “Golden State”, photographer Taylor McCutchan set out on an extensive trek through his native Northern California to create images of the landscapes he’s grown to love. The series holds heavy elements of nostalgia with dreamlike depictions of the California coast. 

Barbara Kruger "Early Works" @ Skarstedt London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Skarstedt London is delighted to announce its forthcoming exhibition of seminal early works by American artist Barbara Kruger( Juxtapoz cover artist, November 2010).. The exhibition features Kruger’s large-scale black and white photographs, overlaid with provocative captions in bold Futura type. This group of works, selected from the 1980s, examines the cultural constructions of power, identity and sexuality through their juxtaposition of text and imagery.

"Several Object Assemblages" by Michael Younker

Photography // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Several Object Assemblages is a series of images by photographer Michael Younker that aim to focus on the sculptural aspects of a still live and the relationships of the objects within it. Touching on themes from pop art and minimalism, Younker creates dry, austere, sculptural compositions and photographs them without the added distraction of color. 

Vintage Vogue Covers

Design // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
These vintage illustrated Vogue magazine covers caught our eye, making it hard to believe that this is the magazine you see in the grocery store today. The typefaces and illustrated figures are fascinating blasts from the past taking us to the fashion and design of the early twentieth century. The simple, hand-illustrated design is something that has become a thing of the past and a visual treat to enjoy.

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