The Work of Tomoko Kashiki

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
When Japanese artist Tomoko Kashiki stands in front of a new white panel, she has a clear vision of what beauty is for her. It "is a very fragile conviction, intrinsically linked to my feelings at any given moment - it changes and is transformed by my feelings." Tomoko holds a PhD in Painting from the Graduate School of Kyoto City University of Arts and has exhibited widely across Japan and in Europe.

Joanna Krótka's Illustrated Mythologies

Illustration // Sunday, June 29, 2014
Joanna Krótka's florid, mysterious illustrations are inspired by sci-fi, psychedelia, fairytales and dreams. Her style is both graphic and painterly, combining spindly linework with bold coloration to create narrative images that rage with a mythic sensibility. She received an MFA in Graphic Arts with a specilisation in book design in 2010 and is now based in Krakow, Poland. Krótka is currently working toward publishing a full length comic book of her own.   

Timothy J Lamb's Sultry Illustrations

Erotica // Saturday, June 28, 2014
San Francisco artist, Timothy J Lamb has been creating art since he was very young. He is a visual development artist and art director at Dreamworks animation. Timothy's style is very loose with a jumble of lines and shapes. "My alter ego TomLemb has been doing more artwork in recent years. who knows why or for what reason. it just kinda happens...  

A Short History of the Phenakistoscope

Illustration // Saturday, June 28, 2014
The optical toy, the phenakistoscope, was an early animation device that used the persistence of vision principle to create an illusion of motion. It was invented by Joseph Plateau in 1841.The phenakistoscope used a spinning disc attached vertically to a handle. Arrayed around the disc's center were a series of drawings showing phases of the animation, and cut through it were a series of equally spaced radial slits...

Cassidy Rae Limbach

Illustration // Friday, June 27, 2014
Cassidy Rae Limbach lives and works in her downtown home studio in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in 1985, OH USA. Cassidy is an abstract painter/ illustrator working on linen with acrylic, collage and inks. Her concerns are with rich-juicy colors, textures...  

Courtney Brims' Graphite Renderings

Illustration // Friday, June 27, 2014
Courtney Brims grew up in the outskirts of Brisbane collecting dead beetles, dressing up as Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” and drawing pink unicorns and prehistoric birds...

Thomas Danthony's Sleek Illustrations

Illustration // Friday, June 27, 2014
Thomas Danthony is a French born designer & illustrator currently based in London. He is most known for his smooth and minimal digital rendering style. Some of his clients include Architect Magazine, Arte, GQ, Microsoft, Nokia, Little White Lies and Nexus Production.

The Work of Christina Pettersson

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
Christina Pettersson explores resurrection and savage demise on a grand scale once reserved for history painting. Her large graphite works on paper reference classic mythology and literature, and include herself as the recurring female figure surrounded by animals, most particularly birds. Seen altogether, these figures act as augurs or prophets, foretelling the future from the past, yet apprehensive of the omens...

Ralph Steadman's "Animal Farm" Illustrations

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
We've previously posted Ralph Steadman's illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, today check out his 1995 illustrations for the 50th anniversary of George Orwell's Animal Farm. The edition included Orwell's unpublished preface to the original edition, titled "The Freedom of the Press." "The chief danger to freedom of thought and speech at this moment is not the direct interference of … any official body. If publishers and editors exert themselves to keep certain topics out of print, it is not because they are frightened of prosecution but because they are frightened of public opinion. In this country intellectual cowardice is the worst enemy a writer or journalist has to face."

The Work of Pierre Paul Pariseau

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 26, 2014
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. Check out his new collection of pure pop imagery at his upcoming exhibit in Montreal at Salle de Defusion de Parc-Extension, opening July 2nd, 2014.

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