Giuse's Anthropomorphic Animals

Illustration // Sunday, August 03, 2014
Illustrator Giuse Modica has a thing for giving animals human-like attributes, from a dog popping an ollie to an elephant riding a vespa. Giuse graduated in 2009 from Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam. He also studied abroad at the Art Institute Boston, where he spent most his time studying traditional animation, comic art and character design. Modica also has a passion for children's illustration.

Opening: ART ALLIANCE: THE PROVOCATEURS, Chicago

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
For the past few weeks, we have been gong into the vaults to show you some of the history of the artists that were partcipating in "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" that is happening through August 3 in Chicago. Today, we have shots from yesterday's opening, along with the final looks of the four murals painted near Lollapolooza by Cleon Peterson, Shepard Fairey, Retna, and Pose.

Juxtapoz Presents: A Studio Visit with Deedee Cheriel

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Ahead of her upcoming show at Merry Karnowski Gallery in Los Angeles this Saturday, we stopped by Deedee Cheriel's studio for a little visit! Deedee Cheriel transforms personal experience into folklore through an amalgam of influences both personal and universal. East Indian Art, spirituality, environmentalism, ritual, and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest all inform the artist's work and give context to often-personal narratives...

Matt Ritchie "Conferno" @ Spoke Art, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
This Saturday, August 2nd, Spoke Art will present the latest solo show by Bay Area artist Matt Ritchie aka Matt136. Titled “Confero” the show is a collection of small hand cut wood pieces individually painted and assembled to create larger inclusive combinations. Matt’s new body of work pays homage to a plethora of cultural interests and subjects from the artist’s past. 

Askew in Shoreditch, London

Graffiti // Friday, August 01, 2014
We haven’t seen many people paint like this ever and that’s why Askew is ahead of the class. This new wall was painted in Shoreditch, London while in town for his exhibition “Oceanic” at Rex Romae Gallery.

Hilarious Renaissance Art GIFs

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Too funny for words, we love these high-larious GIFs by the wicked Scorpion Dagger.

Audrey Kawasaki, Deedee Cheriel and Tara McPherson @ Merry Karnowsky, LA

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
This Saturday, August 2nd, Merry Karnowsky Gallery will be presenting a group exhibition featuring new work from Audrey Kawasaki, Deedee Cheriel and Tara McPherson. Audrey Kawasaki began her artistic career in her native Los Angeles, after attending Pratt Institute in NY. Moments in the artist’s personal life inform both subject matter and context for her paintings, with strong line work and delicate oils blending seamlessly onto naturally grained wood panels.

New Show: 'Five Years of Work By Stefan Glerum'

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Stefan Glerum, who lives and works in Amsterdam, has a new show: Five Years of Work By Stefan Glerum. It will run at Kemistry Gallery in London until 16 August.

In the Magazine: Maiko Takeda, June 2014

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
When F is for Fashion, in Maiko Takeda’s atelier, it’s not necessarily born of function. These are not logos branded on a five-panel cap. Form, fluidity and fantasy expand the narrow confines of the genre for this young artist who grew up in Tokyo and now designs and hangs her hats in London.

18th Century Alphabet Engraving Series

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 01, 2014
Alfabeto Pittorico is a gorgeous engraving series of the twenty-four letters of the alphabet and one ampersand by Antonio Basoli.  This pictorial alphabet is a collection of pictorial thoughts composed of objects beginning with the individual letters of the alphabet.

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