King El Barto

Graffiti // Sunday, June 24, 2012
While many writers come and go one prolific character has been putting in work for over two decades, he goes by the name El Barto. He occasionally dabbles in street art or political matters, but known among fellow vandal circles as a real king.

Jim Silke's Erotic Side

Erotica // Sunday, June 24, 2012
After a career as the Executive Art Director at Capitol Records and as the creator, editor, and designer of the magazines Cinema andMovies International, as well as glamour photographer, historian (Here's Looking At You, Kid), novelist (the Death Dealer series), and screenwriter (Sahara, King Solomon's Mines, Revenge of the Ninja, etc.), Jim Silke turned, in 1991 at age sixty, to his first love — writing and drawing comics.

Kathy Klein's Danmalas

Street Art // Saturday, June 23, 2012
Based on the vedic sanskrit words d?n (the giver) and m?l? (garland of flowers), danmalas are the creations of artist, Kathy Klein, using an array of objects from the natural environment.

New M-City in Bologna, Italy

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 23, 2012
Polish artist, Mariusz Waraz, aka M-City, has just completed this large mural in Bologna, Italy for an event titled “Frontier.”  This piece is another one of the artist’s mechanical/architectural visions, consisting of an immense amount of detail and a giant crank.

Odo's Insanity

Illustration // Saturday, June 23, 2012
French artist & illustrator Odo, or Nico Odora's images are swimming with psychedelic pop-imagery, childhood nostalgia, confusions of skin and guts, geometric pattern work and an uneasy feeling of chaos and near insanity. His mediums of choice seem to be almost as varied, using ballpoint pen, archival ink, watercolor, Indian ink, graphite, coffee, blood, sweat and tears on paper.

Romance Novel Fantasies...

Erotica // Saturday, June 23, 2012
'Come on, you know the type. The heroine is innocent, virginal, and utterly bland. Her name is something ultra-feminine like "Melantha". She ends up swept off her feet by a dashing man named something macho like "Hawk" or "Wolf". Now, this Hawk guy is the sort of man we'd run away from in a dark alley. He's ill-tempered, violent, promiscuous, and sometimes even a rapist. But his "dangerousness" excites Melantha...'

Friday Spotlight: Jase

Graffiti // Friday, June 22, 2012
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Jase.

Phlegm In Bantry, Ireland

Street Art // Friday, June 22, 2012
Sheffield-based muralist, Phlegm, has been busy in the streets once again continuing to paint murals inspired by water related themes. These two newest pieces painted in West Cork, Ireland depict a salmon-submarine being navigated by the artist’s signature characters and a guy standing on top of a city that he could possibly be panning?

Life Swimmer by REMED

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 22, 2012
Remed has a way with mixing styles from past and present, and when he paints a mural there is no confusion to who is responsible. Not one to cover an entire wall in paint, his minimalist approach is just as effective. He recently created the following mural in San Benedetto, Italy using acrylic on concrete blocks. Be on the lookout for an upcoming feature with Remed in our printed magazine.

Video: Concrete Wall Project Presents Sawe

Graffiti // Friday, June 22, 2012
Herokid’s refreshingly creative new video in their ongoing series Concrete Walls Project highlights the Catalan graffiti writer, Sawe.  The artist’s playful illustrations are animated over the video, including a desaturated/yellow overall look and fitting soundtrack.  Graffiti videos tend to be plagued with cliché hip hop soundtracks and poor editing, leaving us to ponder why more are not being made at the following quality level.  The bar has been raised.

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