Apolo Cacho's Perverse And Magical Worlds

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
It’s hard to define illustrator and painter Apolo Cacho’s work; it’s a mixture of perverse, obscure, morbid but also magical and beautiful. Formed and based in Mexico City, his first solo show in 2013 at Fifty24MX Gallery journeyed into the decadence and power of breathtaking paintings of warrior-like characters coming alive through textures and colors. 

Sculptural Makeup by Holly Sillius

Fashion // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
We’re entranced with multidisciplinary artist Holly Sillius’ elaborate makeup shoots. Sillius uses nontraditional makeup materials to create radical color pallettes or sculpural objects out of faces. In her Under the Skin series, she pastes leather collages onto faces, playing with textural representations and shades of the skin beneath.

Crowdfunded Public Light Installation Will Illuminate Chicago's L-Tracks

Street Art // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
The Wabash Lights, a public art installation proposed by designers Jack Newell and Seth Unger, recently surpassed its funding goal of $55,000 on Kickstarter. The project will install colored lights on the underside of the Chicago’s L-Train tracks. The LED lights will be controlled by users who will be able to create patterns via the project’s website or web application, which is still under development. 

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship's Inaugural Class

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
The George Kaiser Family Foundation has announced the 12 artists who will comprise the Tulsa Artist Fellowship’s (TAF) inaugural class. Hailing from nine different states, the class includes artists specializing in weaving, sculpting, installations, painting and public art. Possessing a wide variety of experiences and talents, the fellows will be immersed into the local art scene through gallery shows, community-wide art festivals and First Friday Art Crawls.

Basebrawls by Harrison Freeman

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
In case you didn't know, today marks the anniversary of the time a really old Nolan Ryan beat the crap out of a really young Robin Ventura on the baseball diamond. Yes, on August 4, 1993, Nolan Ryan was a superstar, certain Hall-of-Famer at the age of 46 and Robin Ventura was a good baseball player and still at the ripe age of 26. And the latter got hammered, literally, by the former. Last year at Ampersand Gallery, Harrison Freeman created a series of drawings and artwork he called "Basebrawls." Let's look back... 

Interview with Monica Canilao on Her "Alchemy" Exhibit @ Inner State Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
For mixed-media artist Monica Canilao’s latest curated exhibition Alchemy, she called on dozens of her closest friends from all over the country, bringing a massive install to Detroit’s Inner State gallery, complete with a gallery wide takeover. In connection with the show, 1xRUN’s Editor-In-Chief Pietro Truba caught up with Canilao to discuss her recent work, curating Alchemy and more.

Empire State Building Turned Into Light Show for Endangered animals

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Kind of an amazing few events happened in NYC this past weekend that involved lights. First, Os Gemeos has a residency throughout August in Times Square, and on August 1st, The Empire State Building was transformed into a stunning light show for endangered animal awareness. 

Preview: Zaria Forman "Slip" @ Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Last year, when we were putting together our Hyperreal book, we loved that we got to include one of our favorite artists, Brooklyn-based Zaria Forman. Her brilliant paintings of icebergs, Greenland, Antarctica, the Maldives, and just amazing shoreline works are the types of painitings and drawings that you just want to live with and watch them being made. 

Scene Report: Bay Area

Graffiti // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Gordon Gekkoh delivers this week’s Bay Area Scene Report.

A Fantasy World Made by Oleg Oprisco

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
We mentioned this on our Instagram yesterday, but this photography work by Ukraine artist Oleg Oprisco made us double-take because of its painterly and fantasy-world quality. These particular portraits with the flowers have such rich color quality that you almost can't believe its a photo. 


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