Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Australian union and environmental activist, Jack Mundey, is the subject of Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, most recent piece created in Sydney, Australia. The Portugese artist is in Sydney for his first Australian exhibition “Dissolve” being held at Skalitzers Contemporary Art.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Australian artist and master sculptor Ron Mueck is set to open a new show at Foundation Cartier in Paris on April 16th. Several newer larger-than-life-sized scuptures will be displayed alongside six of his better known works.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The sleeping pair of fox-headed nude figures is just one of Melbourne-based artist Sam Jinks' many realistic sculptural works. Presented at Art Stage Singapore 2013, the piece, Unsettled Dogs, is crafted from silicone, pigment, resin and hair and are about one-quarter life size.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
From our good friend and 2x cover artist, El Mac, on his new piece for the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial in Australia: this "is a collaboration with Shamsia Hassani and the Propeller Group. Shamsia Hassani is the first and probably only serious female graffiti writer in Afghanistan, and is also an associate professor in the Fine Arts Department at Kabul University...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 24, 2012
We have had a great time covering the works of Michael Peck this year both in print and web, and the Victoria, Australia-based artist just released two prints (in two sizes) of the paintings Spitfire and Fighter Pilot #1. Each image has been released in a large format and small format sizing. Check after the jump for details.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Even though we are a little late on the Halloween vibe, Australian Kiana Jones created her very own custom Zombie Audrey Hepburn costume. We are rarely "scared" of things like zombies or horror films, but just watch the timelapse of her applying her makeup, and that opening shot should get you.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
At first we didn't have a clue of what we were looking at, but then the piece begins to take shape. You are looking at a depiction of a car crash, as composed by painitng humans and organizing them in the shape of the crash. Australian aritst Emma Hack created the piece with 17 people, and over 18 hours of work. Watch the video...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 30, 2012
What was once a temporary installation in Sydney's Angel Place from 2009, artist Michael Thomas Hill created Forgotten Songs, an installation of 110 empty birdcages suspended above the ground that also contained an audio element that gave the sound of 50 or so birds that used to exist in the area prior to industrialization.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
With both Australian-based artists Jeremy Geddes and Ashley Wood debuting in the United States this weekend, October 20, at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC, we look back on the cover story we ran in February 2012 with Geddes. For the occasion, we asked Ashley Wood to interview Geddes, to discuss the artist's preparation for his US debut, as well as his penchant for detail and painting 12 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 15, 2012
A coinciding show we have been looking forward to ever since we interviewed Australian artist Ashley Wood in our November 2011 issue: Wood and February 2012 cover artist, Jeremy Geddes, are set to open two solo shows at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC this Saturday, October 20. Geddes' Exhale and Wood's Machine Sabbath both have the Australian artists showing new works with a high anticipation throughout the art world.