Early 1900s Humor Magazine Illustrations by Franz Wacik

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 01, 2015
We always enjoy old illustrations and are always so fascinated by humor and comics from different periods. Franz Wacik was an Austrian artist who was especially devoted to children and young adult book illustrations. This particular series of illustrations were for the humor magazine Die Muskete and circa 1906-1911.

Vintage Cartoon Pinups by Niso Ramponi

Erotica // Monday, June 01, 2015
Niso Ramponi, known throughout 1950s Italy by his aliases Kremos and Nisus, rose to popularity in Rome as a beloved cartoonist, illustrator, painter and animator. Today Kremos is a cult favorite amongst erotica lovers worldwide. Ramponi's illustrations are masterful renderings of Italian beauties that are all pouty lips, sky-high heels and legs for days.

CEART Presents "ONe Line" by SUSO33

Street Art // Monday, June 01, 2015
One Line is the first retrospective exhibition dedicated to SUSO33 ( Madrid, 1973 ), a maverick creator who, starting from graffiti and street art, has overflowed them dissolving the disciplinary boundaries between painting, performance, and scenic arts. 

Video: This Land Was Our Land

Graffiti // Sunday, May 31, 2015
The folks over at Indecline went huge with this piece painting an abandoned air field measuring over 3,000 feet in length making it possibly the largest graffiti piece we've seen to date.

"Play" by Sarah Rhodes

Photography // Sunday, May 31, 2015
We‘re enthralled by Sarah Rhodes’s photo series Play that shows young kids enjoying their youth and creating their own worlds in the woods. These images make us reminisce to our childhood when creativity and imagination were all that was needed to be entertained and to enjoy the company of others. No need for money or glowing screens. Shot on the Break O'Day River in Tasmania over a three-year period, Rhodes has captured a special feeling like something out of Lord of the Flies.

Grady Gordon and Derek Albeck "Collaborative Works" @ The Smoking Nun, SF

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 30, 2015
Two artists we really enjoy, Grady Gordon and Derek Albeck, have built a body of collaborative works that will go on display together at Smoking Nun in San Francisco starting on May 30, 2015. The show is curated by longtime Juxtapoz contributor, Gabe Scott, and features some of the dark and surreal monotype styles of Gordon and Albeck together on the same pieces. 

"You Have Nothing To Worry About" by Melissa Spitz

Photography // Saturday, May 30, 2015
Dating back to 2009, photographer Melissa Spitz has been making photographs of her mentally ill mother, to what now has become an empowering body of work entitled You Have Nothing to Worry About.

El Mac In Boston @ Northeastern University

Street Art // Friday, May 29, 2015
El Mac continues to be one of the great and most unique muralists of his time, one that is based on tradition but also a progressive and unique style. We have been covering Mac for years, both as a fine artist, muralists, and champion of public art around the world. Recently, Mac painted this massive mural in Boston, which was titled Ars et Scientia.

Ryan De La Hoz “Impassable Terrain” @ FFDG, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 29, 2015
FFDG is pleased to present San Francisco-based artist Ryan De La Hoz (who has been featured by Juxtapoz in both our print and online editions) in his first solo show with the gallery entitled “Impassible Terrain” including cut paper works, textiles, puzzles, drawings, works on canvas, and a watercolor painting on wood. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 29 (6-9pm).

An over the seas collaboration

Photography // Friday, May 29, 2015
Thanks to the Internet, photographers Johann Bouché-Pillon and Gabi Pérez stumbled upon each other’s work, making it possible to meet via e-mail and exchange ideas. The two created a very simple collaboration where they paired already-made photographs into diptychs that mirrored well together. These mostly consisting of color coordination and shapes. 


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