Meike Nixdorf’s “Your Earth Transforms” are based on renderings by Google Earth

Photography // Monday, August 24, 2015
Photographer Meike Nixdorf's "Your Earth Transforms" series shows "a cross section of different mountain ranges, including the Alps, the Cascade Range, the Rocky Mountains, the Himalaya and the Karakoram. The images display their respective shape at a certain moment in time, based on renderings by Google Earth from various satellite imagery. An image was taken of a rendered image, which was made from a collection of images - an (almost) invisible transformation.

The Art of Watermelon Carving

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 24, 2015
You don't want to be like everyone else this Halloween, with a Pumpkin face sitting on your doorstep. Are you looking to venture beyond sqaush? Well, look no further than the Melon! Creative fruit carvers from around the world have put their carving skills to work on Watermelons of all shapes and sizes. It turns out, their red insides can be just as frightening...

The Work of Eiko Borcherding

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 24, 2015
Hamburg, Germany-based artist Eiko Borcherding continues to create intricate and well-executed mixed media pencil drawings. With an eye for detail, he plays on the ideals of life and death, combining these elements in a way that creates a hauntingly beautiful duality. Recently, his work has begun to catch the eye of many art collectors resulting in art exhibitions  throughout Europe.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, August 21, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.

Video: NYC Subway Graffiti Artist Sharp Interview (1984)

Graffiti // Friday, August 21, 2015
Chester interviews Sharp regarding his subway graffiti in New York City back in 1984, which at the time was rather controversial and debated as a form of art. As far as fashion and that background of where they are interviewing is concerned, it is absouletely perfect!

Stefano Cerio Photographs Abandoned Chinese Amusement Parks

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2015
Living and working in Rome and Paris, visual artist Stefano Cerio began his career as a contributing photographer for the Italian weekly L’Espresso. Eventually his passion expanded beyond journalistic photography and moved towards explorative photography. Focusing on the theme of representation, Cerio’s newest photo series Chinese Fun is another fascinating stage in his comprehensive vision of exploring “place” and “other”.

Drawings by Qiu Jie

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2015
Qiu Jie trained both in Chinese high-realism and European multi-media schools, also working professionally as a decorator and designer. His drawings are informed from a wide range of aesthetic influences and carry a sense of myth making, exotica, and expedition through mysterious terrains of the imagination.

The Art of Raúl Gonzalez

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2015
As a kid I'd grab Mad magazines and immediately look for the tiny cartoons that lined the margins. when i realized that Mad artist Sertio Aragones also did a comic book, Groo the Wanderer, I was hooked. Twenty years later I met El Paso-born and Boston-based artist Raul Gonzalez, a founding member of the local art collective...

“A Part of You” by Rich Jacobs @ Artists Republic

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2015
Artists Republic is proud to announce a solo exhibition with bay area artist Rich Jacobs. A Part of You opens Saturday August 22nd and includes over 30 new paintings. This will be Rich Jacobs's first solo show in Orange County. The title for the show A Part of You is multifaceted. Art is a part of the person making it, and sometimes we only know a small part of the artist by what they choose to reveal to others. Rich’s concept for this show is to reveal many art making practices, styles and methods of working, and in turn reveal more of himself.

Soot and Gold by Ikenaga Yasunari

Illustration // Friday, August 21, 2015
Born in 1965, artist Ikenaga Yasunari's serene and soothing portraits of modern women evoke a dreamy nostalgia through their faded golden hues and elegant floating poses. Using a Menso brush, mineral pigments, and soot ink on linen cloth, Yasunari continues the ancient tradition of Nihonga painting while simultaneously bringing modern elements to play...