Juxtapoz // Monday, May 18, 2015
New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris' drawings, range in subject from hands, faces, brains, and more are depicted on canvases, t-shirts, and fine print publications. Her paintings often involve portraiture with a departure into the surreal with faces sometimes obscured and misplaced by the clean sweep of a brushstroke.
Illustration // Monday, May 18, 2015
ZSO, aka Sara Blake is an illustrator, fine artist, and designer based in New York City.A graduate of NYU's Gellatin School of Individualized Study, Sara has has been working in illustration and design ever since, completing work for an impressive list of clients that includes Nike, Ford, Hurley, Vice, Marvel, Warner Bros., and many more. She also has a website that we think is the perfect example for aspiring artists. Oh, and we also dig her artwork so we asked her a few questions:
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 18, 2015
Albuquerque-based artist Larry Bob Phililps paintings explore the artist's fascination with challenging the formal conventions of traditional western painting through various mediums including graphite drawings, ink on paper and panel, and murals. The works in his most recent solo exhibition manipulated ideas of perspective and representation, investigating the dynamic relationships between the history of painting and contempoerary graphic culture.
Erotica // Monday, May 18, 2015
Sydney born, Berlin-based artist Joseph Marr constructs beautiful sculptures entirely out of sugar. Using both traditional and digital techniques, Marr uses candy as a medium to show "how we are trapped in the sticky situation and how attractive the tasty desire really is."
Photography // Sunday, May 17, 2015
Originally from New Orleans but now residing in Brooklyn, Christopher Rodriguez recently published his first monograph Sublime Cultivation. As the photographer states, “Sublime Cultivation is a meditation on the inextricable relationship between nature and artifice, and the human role within this dialectic. Collected through a series of road trips over the course of five years, the impetus for the project stems from a desire to evaluate our evolving paradigm of Nature. “ Enigmatic and moody, Rodriguez’s series is striking to say the least. You can pick up a copy of
Graffiti // Sunday, May 17, 2015
While graffiti writers avoid going to jail at all costs a bunch of writers recently got into an abandoned jail and decorated the walls with some paint. We were able to go twice before the spot got super blown up and here are some of our favorite photos from our visits.
Photography // Saturday, May 16, 2015
New York City-based photographer and filmmaker, An Rong Xu has been working on a series entitled The Chinese Americans that emotionally and esthetically has an alluring appeal. Xu graduated with a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts and his work explores identity within the Chinese-American community, and the evolving social philosophy within, while photographing the transition from immigrant to American.
Graffiti // Friday, May 15, 2015
Catching up where we left off a week ago (we were too busy on adventures to sit in front of a computer!), we bring you a new round of exclusive photos from two days of competition at the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival. Competing for a final first place prize of $10,000 over the course of 5 days, the competitors painted a Tahitian word drawn from a hat, with the entire next day dedicated to displaying their character expertise.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 15, 2015
Run the Jewels just dropped their latest video, for the track "Early," one of our favorites off the RTJ2 album. The video, created by the animation and design studio Bug & Sluzzy, visualizes the Killer Mike and El-P song in simple yet perfect red, black and white.