The Cult of Baer

Graffiti // Friday, March 20, 2015
Sacred rituals, bong toking devils, naked women, sacrificing, and a satanic goat head figure with a pentagram being projected in front of it. Baer is summoning something unholy and dark here.

Head Over Heels: Oscar-Nominated Student Film

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 20, 2015
Animator Timothy Reckart just made his graduate film, Head Over Heels, viewable online for the first time. A few extras like director’s commentary are included. Head Over Heels, one of the few student films to get nominated for an Oscar, is a story of an upside down relationship. Literally. One person lives on the floor and the other lives on the ceiling.

Update: Clever Billboard alterations by OX

Street Art // Friday, March 20, 2015
With each billboard altered by Parisian artist, Ox, the surrounding environment is taken in to account and visually played with, sometimes creating a sort of optical illusion. The styles range drastically, but each one appears very well thought out and executed.

"Adrift" @ Marcas Contemporary, Santa Ana

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 20, 2015
Leading out of two months of artist workshops, discussion panels and painting demonstrations Marcas Contemporary opens their first exhibition of the new year, ‘Adrift’. The exhibition focuses on twenty contemporary artists working in a wide range of disciplines, including visual art, photography, new media & sculpture.

Tali Lennox "Layers of Life" @ Catherine Ahnell Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
This show is getting some buzz in the fashion magazine circuit, but here at Juxtapoz are really feeling these portraits by Tali Lennox that make up "Layers of Life," a new exhibition that opens at Catherine Ahnell Gallery in NYC tonight, March 19. A little background research will let you see that Tali is a British-born model, but the works stands out on its own, and growing up with creative parents like Annie Lennox and film producer Uri Fruchtman, she's got some good painterly chops.

Martin Wong "Painting Is Forbidden" @ CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco

In Session // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Martin Wong: Painting is Forbidden is a solo exhibition dedicated to the work of Chinese-American artist Martin Wong (1946-1999), and encompassing writing, calligraphy, drawing, ceramics, theatrical set design, painting, poetry, and collage. Painting Is Forbidden is organized by the 2015 class of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts, with the support of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.

Artspan Launches New Design To Broaden The Market For Artists and Their Work

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Artspan recently announced the launch of a dynamic new Artspan.com design. The site is fully responsive, with a sleek new look incorporating easy functionality for artists and buyers. It better showcases art and content on monitors, tablets and mobile devices. The new product pages also make it easier for buyers to find the artworks they are looking for. This launch reinforces Artspan's position as the sole provider of independently branded websites in conjunction with a major online art gallery.

Marion Peck: "Two Witches Meeting on a Road" Limited Edition Intaglio Print

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Marion Peck just released a new print on Porterhouseart.com this week, “Two Witches Meeting on a Road," a limited edition, signed and numbered two-color etching on archival printmaking paper. Printed in an edition of 40 with artist and printer's proofs, the 12 5/8" x 15", this is a good one for the collection. 

Sex Doll Factory

Photography // Thursday, March 19, 2015
In 2014, photographer Vincent Kessler visited the Dreamdoll company workshop in Duppigheim, France where the company manufactures their lifelike sex dolls. Kessler captured the extensive manufacturing and care to detail used for each individual doll which visually explains their hefty price of no less than $6,150. 

Kirk Ke Wang "Yes and No" @ CASS Contemporary, FL

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
CASS Contemporary in Tampa, FL is currently hosting a multimedia art exhibition by Kirk ke Wang. Wang presents many puzzles and hidden messages for the viewers to decipher. As a person who lives in two cultures, Wang believes his answers to this world are often misunderstood between YES and NO. YES and NO are two opposite component that coexist, interchange and continue to evolve.

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