Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
We endorse small towns in the middle of nowhere creating a public art project that resonates beyond their isolation, hell, we wrote an entire essay on the topic in our May 2012 Public Art Issue. In the mining town of Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia, LEGO continues their celebration of their 50th birthday with a life-sized, LEGO forest in the desert.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Rik Lee lives and draws in Melbourne, Australia. His illustrated tattooed portraits of attractive females have caught the attention of such clients as Nylon, Vodaphone, Telstra, Vibe, Vice, Clandestine Industries, Hurley, Honour Over Glory, Stussy, Lee Jeans, and Oyster magazine. He works with grey lead pencils, textas, watercolours and his computer.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
We just ran into a new body of work from Margarita Georgiadis, who just showed at Edwina Corlette Gallery in Brisbane, Australia this past May. A mixture of abstract flashes mixed with figurative elements of flashing moments caught on canvas, Georgiadis' work is both haunting and refreshing, a nice collection of oil on canvas works that are both psychological and physical.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 22, 2012
We love the sentiment of Australia born, Montreal based aritst, Tchmo. The artist simply states, "I mash things up." Tchmo has a series of abstract, figurative, and ethereal portraits and landscapes in the collection...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 31, 2012
Yok started his droopy eyed drawings in a salty sea shack down under in a town called Perth. He developed a passion for loopy moustaches, seaworthy beards and potato headed rad lads. Yok works from a home studio in Brooklyn, New York and has exhibited in Berlin, New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Taipei, Beijing, Singapore Bangkok and Hong Kong, As well as unoficalial displays of street art in weird parts of the world that usually involve surf.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 28, 2012
Sydney, Australia based Like Minded Studios, is an internationally celebrated lettering and branding studio specializing in creating gorgeous, logos and illustrated type. Of their body of work I particularly love the intricate and embellished lettering, which showcases their obvious talent.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 14, 2012
We felt like getting into a summer mood this morning, and we came across these beautiful light interventions, illuminated landscapes by Marian Drew. The photographs appear as quiet hauntings in the wilderness, shot in the far reaches of Australia.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
The world’s largest short film festival, TropFest 2012, is turning 20 and celebrating by bringing the festival to New York’s Bryant Park on June 23. So Tropfest invites filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience to get out and create short films for submission—plus the chance to win $20,000.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 24, 2012
Australian born, New York-based artist, Ian Strange aka Kid Zoom, recreated a full-scale installation of his childhood home in Australia last year at Turbine Hall. Accompanying his installation were several smashed out cars and this new video shows the process of destroying and exploding them. The short film's production is of amazing quality and makes it look so fun!
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
Globetrotting around the world painting his monochromatic animals wherever he roams, Roa has made it to the Australian Outback contributing his own touch to the desert landscape. The artist was a guest of the non-profit organization; FORM whose focus is advocating and developing creativity in Western Australia, as well as working with Aboriginal communities.