Illustration // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Jesse Balmer was born in San Juan Capistrano, California in 1987. He has been drawing since before he can remember, which was really only much-less-than-the-blink-of-an-eye ago on the geologic time scale. He now resides in San Francisco, California where his dignity remains intact for now.
Tattoo // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
New York based tattoo artist Seth Wood brings to life all kinds of creatures on skin. His works are visual narratives drawing inspiration from children's fables, natural history, and traditional tattoo art. In addition to making rad tattoos, Wood is also a painter, illustrator, and woodworker.
Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Some nice ink from Chad Lenjer of Black Metal Tattoo in Strongsville, Ohio. Check out this epic underwater fish scene, in addition to some of his other wildlife and nature influenced tattoo work.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A very simple idea, with a nice effect, involving the humanization of animals, and animalizing humans, by French artist, Charlotte Caron. The artist says of the series, "This series of paintings, photographs, are trying to respond to a form of duality... ultimately creating an osmosis between the two mediums, between the animal and the portrait."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
On Saturday, May 26, Thinkspace Gallery will open the big group show, Wild At Heart: Keep Wildlife in the Wild, an exhibition to raise awareness about the precarious predicament of wild creatures around the world, and to benefit efforts to protect them in their natural habitat. Featuring more than 110 artists, the show features works from Aaron Horkey, ARYZ, Dabs Myla, Esao Andrews, Know Hope, Pedro Matos, and many others.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 29, 2012
Ko Machiyama is an illustrator in Tokyo that specializes in abstract paintings and fashion illustrations. The stark, minimal quality in the renderings, graced with a muted palette and barren narative display a gorgeous rendition falling somwhere between fashion illustration and well designed drawings.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 04, 2011
We saw this exhibition advertised on a bus today, and we found it very interesting; Washed Ashore: Plastics, Sea Life and Art at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito shows 15 marine life sculptures all created from plastics and trash found in our world's oceans. The sculptures bring attention to the marine debris crisis.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
Lizzy Stewart is an illustrator living in Edinburgh having graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009. Her work is inspired primarily by a need to tell stories but also by folk culture, music and the city she lives in. She is one half of independent publishers Sing Statistics who make nice books for nice people.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 17, 2011
There is definitely a good moment happening right now in sculpture art, and these Melting Animal sculptures by Takeshi Kawano are some of the best we have seen this year. In terms of statements about global warming, these work perfectly, and in our opinion are subtle just in their simplicity. Almost like Josh Keyes' work come to life. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 17, 2011
In our ongoing series of Juxtapoz Presents video profiles, we introduce our interview with iconic animal watercolor painter, Walton Ford. We visit Ford in his rural studio in Massachusetts, learn about genital grabbing diplomatic monkeys, and find out the stories that orginate a Walton Ford canvas. Watch the video after the jump . . .