Apolo Cacho's Perverse And Magical Worlds

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
It’s hard to define illustrator and painter Apolo Cacho’s work; it’s a mixture of perverse, obscure, morbid but also magical and beautiful. Formed and based in Mexico City, his first solo show in 2013 at Fifty24MX Gallery journeyed into the decadence and power of breathtaking paintings of warrior-like characters coming alive through textures and colors. 

Mr Bingo’s Hate Mail Postcard Project

Illustration // Monday, July 27, 2015
Hate Mail: The Definitive Collection will be the ultimate retrospective of Mr Bingo’s hugely popular Hate Mail project. Since 2011 Mr Bingo has sent 928 vintage postcards skillfully emblazoned with offensive messages to (mostly) willing recipients. The book, currently on kickstarter, "will be a bloody lovely, high production volume showcasing 156 postcards from the Hate Mail project, selected by the artist."

The Work of Victor Fota

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 24, 2015
Victor Fota, an artist from Bucharest, drawn to the inner universe and the differing scales in works of art, studied conservation and the restoration of classic works of art, and in so doing believed he understood the relation between the technique of paintings and their meaning.

A Pop-Up Gallery of Courtney Barnett's Visual Art on July 21st

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 21, 2015
We love Australian Singer-Songwriter Courtney Barnett’s rambling music and adore her album artwork—illustrations she’s done for the albums herself. On July 21st, Sugarlift and Mom + Pop are hosting a pop-up gallery of Courtney’s artwork—including art from her debut record, behind-the-scenes photographs of the making of the album and new photographs from her tour. 

Bizarre and Disturbing Illustrations by Nicola Alessandrini

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 13, 2015
Nicola Alessandrini lives and work near Macerata, switching from his job as illustrator and graphic designer for Fornarina and Combo brands to a more sincere and acid peronal artistic research on the relation between individual and society, advertising communication and personal perception, realty and virtuality...

Frank Rudolph Paul's Life on Other Planets 1936-39

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 13, 2015
Frank Rudolph Paul was an American science ficiton illustrator of pulp magazines influential in defining what both cover art and interior illustrations in the nascent science fiction pulps of the 1920s looked like. Paul can be credited with the first color painting of a space station and illustrated H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds for Amazing Stories magazine, the first magazine dedicated to science fiction...

The Work of Pierre Paul Pariseau

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 13, 2015
Today we're tripping out on the work of Montreal artist Pierre-Paul Pariseau. His mixed-media art and illustration reminds us of everything and nothing at the same time—familiar yet odd, comfortable yet surreal—Pariseau works with some of our favorite juxtapositions.

The Art of ESAYDE @ Book and Job Gallery, SF

Illustration // Friday, July 10, 2015
ESAYDE is a San Francisco based Illustrator whose work is influenced by strange fantasy and skate punk subculture. This show is compiled of work from 2013-15 and features an array of ink drawings, paintings and frantic weirdness. 

Each Line One Breath in Gold & Black By John Franzen

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 10, 2015
A single straight line is where John Franzen begins and with each following line, created with a single breath, strives to imitate the line before it. What emerges are unique meditations. Franzen had a creative inner world as a child, moving around Germany until settling in Belgium at six years old. There he spent time in nature and began to study art. After school he worked as a woodcutter and nature-pedagogue, and his life as an independent artist is mainly marked by an intimate, self-paced career.

Wong Ping's Illustrations for Prada

Illustration // Thursday, July 09, 2015
We've posted the animations before from Wong Ping. His work ranges from bizarre animated mask porn to bright, pixellated poppy-with-an-edge videos. His latest project is for Prada's new line of sunglasses, Prada Raw. Prada has incorporated animations from six artists—Carly Kuhn, Blair Breitenstein, Judith Van Den Hoek, Megan Hess, Vilda Vega and Wong Ping—into a campaign advertising their new line. 

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