Juxtapoz Magazine - Juxtapoz Magazine - Home http://www.juxtapoz.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:10:50 -0700 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Faile: "Wishing On You" Installation in Times Square http://www.juxtapoz.com/street-art/faile-wishing-on-you-installation-in-times-square http://www.juxtapoz.com/street-art/faile-wishing-on-you-installation-in-times-square Faile:
Now through September 14, Brooklyn-based artists FAILE (who also have a exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum right now, what a summer for these dudes), have an interactive-installation in Times Square called "Wishing on You." As they said on their Instagram, the project is a "Spinning the 7ft tall, hand carved wooden wheel kinetically powers the neon lights in the ceiling of the sculpture. The entire structure is made of wood and carved wood a nice organic contrast in the midst of Times Square." Our contributor Joe Russo was their to document the whole thing! 
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Street Art Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:58:16 -0700
The work of Monika Mogi http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/the-work-of-monika-mogi http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/the-work-of-monika-mogi The work of Monika Mogi
Based in Tokyo, Monika Mogi is a talented young photographer whose work transcends traditional genres and evokes a genuinely personal feel. At the age of 17 Mogi was hired by American Apparel, which quickly evolved into the opportunity of becoming a staff photographer after the creative director saw her work. From there, Mogi began to shoot ads for the massively influential company and today she shoots for magazines like Vice, Daze and Confuse, Nylon and more. 
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Photography Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:54:37 -0700
"Nicholas Nixon: About Forty Years" @ Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/nicholas-nixon-about-forty-years-fraenkel-gallery-san-francisco http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/nicholas-nixon-about-forty-years-fraenkel-gallery-san-francisco
Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to announce About Forty Years, a four-decade survey of the work of Nicholas Nixon (b. 1947). The exhibition will be accompanied by a 180-page hardcover publication of the same title, to be published by Fraenkel Gallery and distributed by D.A.P.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Photography Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:41:53 -0700
A collection of Cryo-Trans by Hour http://www.juxtapoz.com/graffiti/a-collection-of-cryo-trans-by-hour http://www.juxtapoz.com/graffiti/a-collection-of-cryo-trans-by-hour A collection of Cryo-Trans by Hour
It appears that Hour has a healthy craving and focus on Cryo-Trans trains and we don't blame him. They are an extra large, white, smooth and moving canvas. Here is a collection of panels that have been benched.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Graffiti Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:23:33 -0700
Parra for Le Le's "Styrofoam People" Music Video http://www.juxtapoz.com/music/parra-for-le-le-s-styrofoam-people-music-video http://www.juxtapoz.com/music/parra-for-le-le-s-styrofoam-people-music-video Parra for Le Le's
The electro group Le Le recently premiered their newest video, "Styrofoam People" directed by Mr. Boonstra and featuring Parra's robot characters. The band consists of vocalist and rapper Faberyayo, producer Rimer London and Parra himself! Their latest record, Flapped Sadly in Our Faces is out now.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Music Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:03:33 -0700
Gil Elvgren's Vintage Pin-Ups http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/gil-elvgrens-vintage-pin-ups http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/gil-elvgrens-vintage-pin-ups Gil Elvgren's Vintage Pin-Ups
Gil Elvgren is regarded as one of the best pin-up artists in the history of American Illustration. From the mid 1930's through 1972, Elvgren produced over five hundred paintings of beautiful girls and women. Almost all of these works are oil on canvas, and fully developed finished works of art. Elvgren continually surpassed himself, always improving in ideas, composition, color, and technique.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Juxtapoz Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:40:29 -0700
Baroque Typeforms from the 1600s http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/baroque-typeforms-circa-1600s http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/baroque-typeforms-circa-1600s Baroque Typeforms from the 1600s
These gorgeously ornate letterforms were designed in the mid-1600s by the Polish goldsmith, Jan Christian Bierpfaff in the 1600's. He apprenticed with the Mackensen family of metalworkers in Cracow who introduced the Dutch auricular style of ornament into the Polish gold and silver workshops.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Illustration Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:37:34 -0700
DIA-Commissioned Artist's Renderings of Soviet Weaponry http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/dia-commissioned-artists-renderings-of-soviet-weaponry http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/dia-commissioned-artists-renderings-of-soviet-weaponry DIA-Commissioned Artist's Renderings of Soviet Weaponry
During the Cold War, the DIA commissioned artists to illustrate accurate portrayal of Soviet military systems to accompany official briefings. The collection contains more than 1000 paintings and drawings completed between 1965 and 1989. Computer-generated graphics would replace this type of illustrated art in the late 80s.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Illustration Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:26:14 -0700
Paintings by Iranian Artist Afarin Sajedi http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/paintings-by-iranian-artist-afarin-sajedi http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/paintings-by-iranian-artist-afarin-sajedi Paintings by Iranian Artist Afarin Sajedi
We are enjoying the work of Iranian artist Afarin Sajedi this morning. Sajedi has had exhibitions across Iran and also taught at Tehran Azad University and Tehran University.
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Juxtapoz Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:15:18 -0700
"Unmodern West" by Parker Stewart http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/unmodern-west-by-parker-stewart http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/unmodern-west-by-parker-stewart
Parker Stewart is a Savannah, Georgia based photographer drawn to the banal and vernacular aspects of American life. His series Unmodern West was born on a solo 16,000 mile trip around the Western half of the United States. Looking for scenes that seemed unchanged since the sixties, Stewart captured images of America as it was and somehow still remains. 
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Editor@juxtapoz.com (Juxtapoz) Photography Sun, 30 Aug 2015 06:01:23 -0700