Juxtapoz // Monday, March 23, 2015
Only the mighty Olek could create a breathtaking, back-breaking installation the size of a house and still look gorgeous and powerful during every second of the process. Always representing her work from head to toe, her art is truly an extension of her being, in both concept and aesthetics. We were lucky to catch up with her last year for our February 2014 issue, and have watched with awe since then as she travels the world, creating socially-conscious, spectacular visions of cultures woven together and inextricably linked, just like every stitch in her massive, color-saturated public artworks.
Street Art // Friday, March 20, 2015
With each billboard altered by Parisian artist, Ox, the surrounding environment is taken in to account and visually played with, sometimes creating a sort of optical illusion. The styles range drastically, but each one appears very well thought out and executed.
Street Art // Monday, March 16, 2015
As you know if you follow Juxtapoz Magazine, we spend a week each year in Norway for the Nuart Festival. For the 2014 festival, Nuart founder Martyn Reed was filmed by Hypebeast to capture the essence of not only the festival, but the town of Stavanger, Norway and the concept of bringing and developing art culture on the West Coast of Norway. We think you should watch because Reed gives a succinct message about the positive impacts that any art culture can have on a population regardless of genre.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 13, 2015
“Dissolving Europe” is a new public work that stormed Europe this year by Vermibus, a Berlin based artist. Vermibus manipulates the images on modern advertisements by removing the flesh of the models on the posters.
Street Art // Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Since meeting Andreco during Nuart 2014, he has fast become one of our favorite street and public artists. The balance of interventions, performance, environmentally-focused art with just purely beautiful aesthetics makes the Italian artist one of our favorites (and soon to be featured in an upcoming issue). On New Year's Eve a few weeks ago, in Bologna, Italy, Andreco and friends staged "Flags Up and Tongues Sticked Out," a performance piece, with each friend asked to "paint one side of a flag and burn it with the burning sculpture Vecchione in the main square of Bologna for The New Year Eve."
Street Art // Monday, January 12, 2015
A couple of friends of Juxtapoz collaborating on this show. Henrik Haven, who is based in Copenhagen and has contributed to both the print and web editions of Juxtapoz, has co-curated with Olly Walker on a special show at Urban Nation in Berlin called "Cut It Out," a look into the "art of the stencil and features brand new works, equipment, tools and stencils by each artist." The show opens on January 31, 2015!
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 09, 2015
We got to spend some time with Spanish artist Borondo while at Nuart this past year, and loved his painterly style that ended up becoming multi-storied murals. Beautiful, intense stuff. The artist will open his largeest solo show to date, "Animal," at Londonewcastle Project Space in Shoreditch, London, on February 5. We got a little teaser video to show you today...
Street Art // Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Mona Caron, a beloved San Francisco muralist and illustrator, has created a gorgeous video of her newest projects in progress. Her WEEDS Murals grow before our very eyes in this gorgeous video set to beautiful music. This video is a must see for any and every art lover. Stay tuned for a full interview.
Street Art // Friday, December 12, 2014
If you are a regular reader of Juxtapoz.com, you probably know that we often don't get the chance to write about art auctions on our site. But the editors here are constantly checking what is happening on the auction scene, and we really like some of the Lots that are up for bidding on the Artnet Urban Art Auction that is live through December 18, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 17, 2014
Zio Ziegler just painted a massive wall in Oakland on the corner of 17th and Webster streets in conjunction with his solo exhibition, Intuitivism, which opened at LeQuiVive Gallery this Saturday, November 15. The artist explains his visual language and intentions: "I've often been asked what my symbols mean in relation to one another, and while I hint at their meanings with a reference in a title, those meanings are as ephemeral as the process itself...