Banksy Meat Truck Illustration

Street Art // Monday, April 28, 2014
Remember this one from Banksy's month-long residency on the streets of NYC, "Better Out Than In"? The Meat Truck, aka "Sirens of the Lamb" was probably the best part of the project, featuring a truck that drove around Manhattan with stuffed-animals on their way to the slaughterhouse. Well, in honor, Banksy has a nice drawn illustration of the piece on his site today. Maybe its a slow news day. Maybe we like the drawing. Maybe we miss Anthony Hopkins?

Drawings by Victoria Goro-Rapoport

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
'As an artist and human being, I am interested in exploring the precarious connection between natural and man-made spaces, and the men and women who inhabit them. Part of my artistic career was dedicated to set design. As a designer, for each new production I had to create and manipulate a unique relationship between the three-walled space of the stage and a human figure. With clever painting and lighting, the stage becomes a magic box...  

Von "Elsewhere" @ KK Outlet, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
KK Outlet in London will be opening an exhibition of new work by artist Von on May 2, 2014. "Elsewhere," is a collection of delicately beautiful drawings based on photographs shot by Dan sully. Each portrait in the collection explores those fleeting moments where we involuntarily slip under and away from all of our surroundings, appearing to others absent and completely elsewhere...

"For No Good Reason," a Film About Ralph Steadman

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
"For No Good Reason," a film about Ralph Steadman (cover artist of our April 2013 issue) opened this Friday. The film, made over the course of fifteen years, explores the connection between life and art through the eyes of Steadman and with the help of Johnny Depp...

Socially Conscious Illustrations by Fredrik Rattzen

Illustration // Friday, April 25, 2014
Fredrik Rättzén is an artist and illustrator based in Kristianstad, Sweden. His painterly illustrations often possess political commentary, gesturing towards important social issues and provoking deeper contemplation about today's problems. Rattzen studied illustration at the Berghs School of Communication and The Art Department.

Trippy Works by Rodrigo Simancas

Illustration // Friday, April 25, 2014
Rodrigo Simancas was born in Mexico City in 1987. His drawings are vibrant, trippy and a little psyched out. After studying intercultural management and development at UNAM, Simancas has become a pillar of Mexico City's DIY self-publishing scene, working on zines, t-shirts and more. He also helps organize the Zinamigos festival, an annual zine and comic fair.

New Work From Winnie Truong

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 25, 2014
Winnie Truong draws hair better than anyone, and her subjects are soulful and strange, but the way we categorize them in our minds says more about us than them. They are otherworldly and they seem comfortable being hairy, so who are we to judge? WInnie is featured in our May, 2014 issue and her "Rites of Passage" exhibition at Galleri Benoni in Denmark just closed this week!

Inés Estrada's 'Bestias'

Illustration // Friday, April 25, 2014
Inés Estrada is an illustrator and cartoonist from Mexico City. Her colorful 'Bestias' project playfully anthropomorphizes animals into semi-human hybrids, conjuring other even stranger creatures along the way. Estrada writes reviews and post comicsfor Vice Mexico and The Believer. She also manages Gatosaurio, an online shop specializing in zines, stickers, comics and other fun stuff.

Woodcuts by Mitch Frey

Illustration // Friday, April 25, 2014
'As a kid, Mitch Frey drew cars, goofy faces and trees... lots of trees. As a teenager, he moved on to unsolicited portraits of his teachers. After losing his camera on a Central America study tour, Mitch found himself sketching campesinos and wood fire stoves. Over the next decade, Mitch studied social anthropology and facilitated experiential education in Cuernavaca, Mexico...'  

"Jump and Run" by Atelier Olschinsky

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 25, 2014
We are yet again enjoying new work from Vienna, Austria-based creative studio Atelier Olschinsky. Their newest series of illustrations, "Jump and Run" is just one of many illustration, graphic design, typography, and photography projects that the team (Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss) have been cranking out.