David Altmejd's Nightmarish Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
Montreal-born, NY-based artist David Altmejd "works in direct contact with psychic flux. In his "definitive dreamer's" world action and consciousness merge: he dominates the grotesque and the abject, combines aesthetics and 'glamour' and uses his sculptures to explore the worlds of dream and nightmare in a mingled ambience of fascination and terror."

Skinner "Seduction of The Innocent" @ Vinyl on Vinyl, Manila

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
We just sent Skinner to Santa Cruz to do an interview that will be published in the July issue of Juxtapoz. In the meantime, apparently Asia is apparently about to get a Skinner storm...

Ellen Surrey's World

Illustration // Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ellen Surrey is an artist and illustrator from LA whose clients include The New Yorker, New York Times and Chronicle books. Her illustrations are gouache and acrylic on paper, and she is one of those artists that stands directly on the line between art and illustration, making that line pretty much obsolete.  

1970s Harlem by Jack Garofalo

Photography // Monday, March 23, 2015
Shot for a cover story for Paris Match magazine, this series of photographs is te result of six weeks French photographer Jack Garofalo spent in Harlem in the summer of 1970.

Connecting the Dots: Sandro Baebler Photographs Kazu

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
One of the most gratifying aspects of being both an artist and a writer is connecting creative people together. I was sitting at my favorite cafe, probably writing something like this, when Oskar, my furry ball and chain started yanking the leash which I had attached to my ankle. Delighted foreign voices emanated from a young Swiss couple who had taken an interest in my pooch. This was my introduction to Sandro Baebler the photographer and his girlfriend and assistant Anja.

Marty Machado: Six Months At Sea In The Merchant Marine

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
In this short documentary, Martin Machado, who is featured in our April 2015 issue, tried to answer some of the common questions that he usually gets about the time he spends on ships. "The footage I took myself using fairly basic cameras that I could fit in my pocket while I was on the job as a deckhand. The story follows me on my six month journey around the world on a container ship which was on a run between New York and Singapore via the Suez Canal. 

Johnie Thornton's "Confabulation" @ Moen Mason Gallery

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
Sociology, geometry, architecture, and nature collide in Los Angeles artist Johnie Thornton’s Confabulation now on view at Moen Mason Gallery in Tucson, AZ. Riding a streak of a dozen exhibitions in the past year, Thornton is primed to present the largest exhibition of his work to date at Tucson’s celebrated contemporary art gallery, Moen Mason.

Super-Modified: The Behance Book of Creative Work

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
We've been using Behance for years to find and discover new artists we like, new artists to feature, and new artists to share with our readers. Founded in 2006, Behance is now the world's largest creative network, where millions of peoople showcase and discover creative work. But as much as we love the Internet, we love books, zines and other printed materials to the point that we are running out of space for anything else in our office! Super-Modified: The Behance Book of Creative Work is a beautifuly curated colleciton of cutting-edge creative work from all over the world.

Blake Donner's "The Fifth Goal 1998-2003" book of zines

Graffiti // Sunday, March 22, 2015
We were so excited when we received The Fifth Goal 1998-2003: Transcendental Graffiti Zine put together by a number of friends and supporters of Blake Donner who passed away in 2005. Published by Division Leap, the heavy in content (436 pages) book is an anthology of Blake Donner’s entire collection of zines made between 1988 and 2003. 

"DIY" by Richard Gilligan

Photography // Sunday, March 22, 2015
Using human ingenuity, limited resources, and without permission, skateboarders over many decades have created countless skateparks across the globe for the sake of building an environment for creative fun. Ireland-born, Brooklyn-based photographer, Richard Gillian took an interest in these places based on his experiences within this world, which became the subject of his project entitled DIY. 

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