Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 02, 2013
This Saturday, April 6, Thinkspace Gallery will open a new show, Heavenly Creatures, with Australian artist, Meggs. Heavenly Creatures will feature ambitious new works by Meggs ranging from painting, sculpture, and installation. Working across media, the artist will also be creating a large scale thaumatrope as part of the exhibition installation – an antiquated Victorian device used historically to demonstrate the persistence of vision. Today, we talk with the artist about his life and work...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 28, 2013
Juxtapoz-friend Mark Whalen is set to open a new body of work, Maze Walkers, with Blackartprojects in Sydney, Australia next month. Whalen says of his work, "I paint these puzzles of fantasy and forecasted worlds – these multifaceted scenarios of discovery, roleplaying and problem solving that expose humanity at its most bizarre." That's about right.
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.