Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Barcelona collective Penique Productions are known for filling large spaces, both gallery and public, with colored plastic. As if wrapping leftovers with a plastic wrap, Penique covers an entire space in a transformative color, changing the way the viewer sees the space, and simplifying the viewing experience and space to a simple color construction.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 19, 2013
Earlier this week we posted the sculptural work of Barcelona-baed artist Javier Pérez. Aside from being an amazing sulptor, Javier is also is a fantastic illustrator so this morning we thought we would show you a collection of his drawings.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 14, 2013
Artist and Illustrator Antonella Montes, aka Lantomo, is based in Barcelona but currently living in Beijing. Experimenting with wood of all kinds, she uses the knots and fibers to help tell a story of a sensory world, 'with characters that fluctuate between disappointment, innocence, childness and wickedness.'
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Spanish-born photographer Romulo B. Sans splits his time between Barcelona, Havana, and New York. At age 17 he left Barcelona and with his parents' permission, he explored America with one of Stevie Wonder's musicians, who the artist calls "An American hippie my mother had met on a beach in Costa Brava when we were kids."
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Four artists, in a commentary on the economic crisis in Spain, have been placing modled single hands around Barcelona. The project, HANDS, is meant to send a message and raise awareness about the need to alleviate unemployment and poverty. The artists are Octavi Serra, Mateu Targa, Daniel Llugany and Pau Garcia.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 18, 2013
French-born, Barcelona-based and former Juxtapoz cover artist Miss Van discusses travelling, musings, art and Brazil in this new video from VNA.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Barcelona based artist Guim Tió Zarraluki creates his abstracted portrait illustrations with a unique method that he has adapted to the majority of his work. By altering fashion magazine images, he creates these oil-pastel covered, strange/beautiful, bug-eyed girls with delicate features and lovely lips that we can't help but admire.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 27, 2013
A series of illustrations from Barcelona-based artist, Alex Ferreiro. He received his degree in Fine Arts from Universidade de Vigo and studied illustration and comics in Escola Joso. We like the young artists style, impressive in both his layering and after looking at his portfolio, he has a bit of range...
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 11, 2013
Chamo San is an artist and illustrator residing in Barcelona, Spain. Above all, he is a drawer and photographer, but appreciates every field in the art world. He is a member of Penique productions and has a great little array of erotic sketches in his Moleskin. Hey!! I saw that guy in Barcelona too- HA!
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
Lara Mezzapelle and Giacomo Deriu live and work between Bologna and Barcelona. Their artistic research, born out of sharing personal and professional artistic careers, explores the new possibilities offered by digital language to develop New Media Art works, such as interactive video installations and installations/sculptures modeled on 3D graphics software and built by laser prototyping.