"What about the Heart?" Photos of the Japanese Robotics Industry

Photography // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
London-based photographer Luisa Whitton 'first became interested in what she describes as "technology and it's effects on identity, in particular its ability to create a double self" while working on a project during the second year of her BA at London College of Communication. Whitton spent several months in Japan working with Hiroshi Ishiguro, a Japanese scientist who had constructed a robotic copy of himself, and continued to work with other scientists documenting their scientific progress on humanoids.

Takashi Murata's Melting Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
At Frieze New York 2014, Ratio 3 debuted Melter 3-D, a sculptural animation by Takeshi Murata. Presented as a single object under controlled lighting, Melter 3-D is a metallic sphere that produces the illusion of perpetual liquid flow across its surface. Combining Murata’s recent three-dimensional rendering with his ongoing series of animations of hypnotic liquidity, Melter 3-D blends Murata’s unique animation aesthetic with classical sculpture, creating an entirely new experience of animation in the round. 

Franco Fasoli - JAZ "Vinculo" @ BC Gallery, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
After two successful group shows with Argentinian artist Franco Fasoli – JAZ, BC Gallery continues the collaboration with a solo show under the title VINCULO. From June 6th to July 26th visitors will be able to experience his paintings which are defined by the tensions of ambivalence. The works are specifically made to be arranged in the gallery space and therefore fill the atmosphere with the spirit of his vision.

Paper Cut Works by Bovey Lee

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
One of the things we love about paper cut works, especially the works of Bovey Lee, is the amount of time and precision it takes to complete just one cut. As Bovey puts it, "I create layered and dramatic stories referencing my life experiences, response to headline news, and concerns for urban and environmental issues."

Os Gemeos Paints the Brazilian National Team's Plane

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 26, 2014
Os Gêmeos just finished painting the Brazilian national team's plane for the World Cup this year. The plane will take the team around the country this summer and to each of their games. The brothers will be opening a solo show at Galeria Fortes VIlaca on June 29th, 2014.

A look inside Henri Cartier-Bresson's "Here and Now"

Photography // Sunday, May 25, 2014
Undoubtedly one the most influential photographers in history is Henri Cartier-Bresson and Thames & Hudson has recently released Here and Now, a new career retrospective that includes rare and previously unpublished work. The dense publication was printed to coincide with France’s first major retrospective since his death in 2004 and traces Cartier-Bresson’s development as a photographer, activist, journalist and artist. 

The work of Tobias Kruse

Photography // Saturday, May 24, 2014
Tobias Kruse was born in 1979 in Mecklenburg, Northeast Germany, where he also spent his youth. In 2000, he moved to Berlin and worked as a graphic designer for a couple of years and studied photography at Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie with Prof. When not out taking pictures Tobias Kruse spends most of his time with his little children. 

Kristian Hammerstad's Gore Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, May 24, 2014
Kristian Hammerstad is a trained illustrator and self-taught animator. He studied at Central Saint Martins College in the UK and developed the graphic, pop-gore comic style that he utilizes in both his personal and commercial works. After starting in commercial animation with friends and working for a few years in the UK he now works mainly as an illustrator. Kristian now lives and works in his native Oslo, Norway.

Big Changes And Layoffs At Intersection For The Arts

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
The Intersection for the Arts, not only an arts community center but a cultural icon of San Francisco, has just laid off most of its staff, including the program directors Kevin B. Chen, Rebeka Rodriguez and Sean San Jose, considered by many to be the heart and soul of Intersection. Their last day is May 31.

Converse Wall to Wall: Dana Woulfe in Boston

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
Dana Woulfe took his space-age artwork to the frigid streets of East Boston for the new Converse Wall to Wall, featured on the back cover of the April, 2014 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.

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