Juno Calypso's "Joyce"

Photography // Thursday, August 14, 2014
With the right pink accessories and a housewife’s robe, photographer Juno Calypso becomes Joyce. During a Cindy Sherman-esque ritual of production, she transforms into her character Joyce, whose dead-eyed stare is captivating and erie.

Flying Lotus Previews "You're Dead!"

Music // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Flying Lotus is a huge favorite in the Juxtapoz office, and it seems like the Southern California-based musician has always emphaszied a great deal on his companion artwork for all the music he makes. OnOctober 6/7, Warp Records will release "You're Dead!", the new LP from Flying Lotus featuring Herbie Hancock, Kendrick Lamar, Captain Murphy, Snoop Dogg, Angel Deradoorian, Thundercat, Niki Randa and more. FlyLo previews the album with a psychedelic journey, a "shamanic pilgrimage into the psychedelic unknown of the infinite afterlife." As he notes, "The album isn’t about the end, it’s really the beginning...". Let's get there.

Adrian Chesser’s “The Return”

Photography // Thursday, August 14, 2014
From 2006 to 2012, photographer Adrian Chesser photographed the current generation of nomadic Americans who have chosen to live their lives in the wild unknown between Idaho and California. Chesser captured the high and lows of a group who primarily use their basic instincts of hunter/gatherer to survive and move with the seasons as they see fit.

Bush and Putin Pillows and Clocks

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
We have mentioned the art by George W. Bush before and we have also mentioned how much it amused us. We were not the only ones. An unnamed artist was for a very brief time selling household items with replicas of Bush’s paintings over at Society6.

Waterslide Action Shots

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Krista Long’s I Love Summer! photography series is quite refreshing. Even though the dog days of summer are technically over, it’s still warm outside and these photos are just what we need for a sense of gleeful coolness. Long catches the moment when vacationers exit a waterslide, creating an adorable effect. Enjoy!

Imploding Faces and Exploding Deer

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Merve Morkoç’s paintings are inspired by the culture and life of the streets, where she feels independent. For her, the internet, streets, gallery walls, paper and materials of any size can easily turn into efficient spaces. In this context, the artist is enthused by animation figures, commercials and narrative styles of urban origin that surround her.

Tom Eckersley: Godfather of Modern Graphic Design

Design // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Clean layouts, clever lines and bold colors, Tom Eckersley is the confirmed godfather of modern graphic design. We are really in to posters here at Juxtapoz. And who better to ponder over than the godfather of poster art, Tom Eckersley. Eckersley pioneered graphic design’s modern identity.

An Update With Spunky Zoe (Seungyea Park)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Spunky Zoe is Seungyea Park, a Seoul, South Korea based fine artist who is part of a growing and sophisticated Korean art scene, creating work under the guise of numerous dichotomies: regional political tension, economic stability, and in Park’s case, fear. Fear of other, fear of self, and fear of the unknown.

Sophia Narrett's Colorfully Embroidered Narratives

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 14, 2014
   “Through the creation of stylized fictional situations, I imagine stories of embodiment, beauty, eroticism, personality, fear, and resignation within a collapsing fantasy. I give myself the license and responsibility to depict precarious desires that chase idealized bodies, the picturesque landscape or garden, luxury, high fashion, and generalized narratives of history and role-play. Decadence, by its very nature, is too much, so the fantasy exposes itself or becomes empty. Whether due to a liberated, idiosyncratic sexuality, or as a result of a sick internalization of the male gaze, repression, and social conditioning, for me, a female heterosexuality is constructed in relation to images of women. My project moves between these spaces of liberation and possession, in terms of sexuality as well as material desires.”

The Darkness of Daniel Danger

Illustration // Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Daniel Danger is an illustrator and printmaker working out of New England. The son of an middle school art teacher married to a professional potter, Daniel was never going to be a mathematician or claims adjuster for a top rated insurance agency. Amidst old houses dead from the fallout of urban sprawl, railway bridges asleep from neglect, and trees that engulf everything...

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