Pow! Wow! Taiwan 2014

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
Jasper Wong has been throwing massive street art gatherings for the last five years, starting in Hong Kong, moving to Hawaii, and this year, for the first time, in Taiwan. The festival is called POW! WOW! because that's the reaction Jasper wants to see as locals witness international artists' murals unfold on their city streets. Many Juxtapoz-featured artists will be coloring and crushing the walls of Taipei...

Hyperphotos by Jean-François Rauzier

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
Paris-based photographer Jean-François Rauzier's images are approximately 10,000 times the resolution of a normal photograph. The image remains extremely crisp even when blown up to 66 feet wide (two school buses). Rauzier began his career as a fashion photographer but had always longed to break out of the constraints of the industry. Realizing he could use digital photography to compose a grid of pictures, the artist went on to create these incredibly detailed panoramas.

Chalkboard Style Paintings by Maximilian Toth

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
We are enjoying Connecticut-based artist Maximilian Toth's beautiful chalkboard-style paintings this morning. His work often depicts teenage antics from joyriding in shopping carts to swimming, parties and fence hopping that are actually making us feel a bit nostalgic for those younger years...

The Art of Matt Rota

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
This morning we take another look at Matt Rota, an award-winning illustrator based in New York and an instructor at institutions that include the School of Visual Arts and the Maryland Institute College of Art. Matt paints almost exclusively in watercolor, creating complex and engaging narrative landscapes.

Photographs by Rene Burri

Photography // Monday, May 19, 2014
Rene Burri, a Duke of mid-century photography, has had some eclectic images of the last century. Originally Swiss, his career mostly grew during the mid 50’s for Magnum Photos, traveling the world and he has captured many great historical figures portraits, including Winston Churchill and Pablo Picasso. Mostly known for catching the ephemeral parts of life at the right time, his images seem to create emotions of curiosity that are familiar and nostalgic, lasting beyond just the view of a photo.

Intricate Paper Sculptures by Nahoko Kojima

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
Using a single sheet of paper, Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima intricately cuts sculptures of animals and textures. While some are encased in acrylic sheets, others are installed in three-dimensions. She is currently hard at work on a life-sized swimming polar bear constructed from a single sheet of white Washi paper. The artwork, titled Byaku, will be on display at the Jerwood Space in London beginning next month. Watch a video after the jump!

Andrew Querner's "Lone Star"

Photography // Sunday, May 18, 2014
Andrew Querner in a Vancouver-based documentary and portrait photographer. His work focuses on personal response to shifts and phenomena in the socio-cultural environment. In 2013 he was chosen as a PDN 30 New & Emerging Photographer. Lone Star is his most recent project in collaboration with the Canadian humanitarian organization, Universal Outreach Foundation. 

Sunday Brunch (NSFW)

Erotica // Sunday, May 18, 2014
In my humble opinion, the best way to spend any Sunday morning is to start off with a slow rising, followed by some breakfast in bed. Eggs, bacon, pancakes and all of that, a glass of orange juice, all made with love- served on a gorgeous, soft round booty. Rise and shine Jux Erotica fans <3

Boneface

Illustration // Sunday, May 18, 2014
Everything that's right with the action-gore work of Boneface just might be the same things that make him perfectly wrong for any other creative endeavor. The titles of his humorously brutal illustrations, like 'Actionfu*kers' or 'Over My Dead Body' are so perfectly matched with the bloody, gruesome rendered narratives and comics he creates. Love.

An interview with Este

Graffiti // Saturday, May 17, 2014
If you've driven around LA and pay attention to graffiti then you've probably seen something from Este. He killed Los Angeles for years and last summer decided to leave his hometown and spray his name all around the country. We recently caught up with him and talked about what he's been up to since leaving LA.

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