Street Artists Given Run of Condemned Les Bains Nightclub

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Les Bains-Douches was built in 1885 as a municipal bathouse and eventually became one of the most popular nightclubs in Paris, a favourite of Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, Johnny Depp, and Andy Warhol. The building was declared a safety hazard in 2010 and closed. Since it's closure, the building's owners have invited 50 street artists to decorate the interior. 

Ron Mueck @ Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We have posted the hyperrealistic sculptures of London-based Ron Mueck before. His first major exhibition since 2005 opened today at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain today. Aside from six recent sculptures, the who also includes three pieces produced just for the exhibition. See behind-the-scenes photos in Mueck's studio and a video after the jump...

Incredible Anamorphic Portrait Composed of an Entire Room of Objects

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 11, 2013
French artist Bernard Pras's latest installation is a portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyate. It is anamorphic, meaning it is an illusion that can only be viewed from a specific vantage point. Pras used clothes, paint, wood, rubber, and other objects to fill the entire room and the portrait is only clearly visible through the lens of his camera.

The Sparkling Geometric Table by John Foster

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
We love this table by Minneapolis-based artist John Foster. Built from colorful geometric shapes, the piece reflects a sparkling, prism-like light across the room. 

The Startlingly Lifelike Sculptures of Patricia Piccinini

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 04, 2013
This morning we take a look at the incredible sculptures of Australian artist Patricia Piccinini. Her alien-like, mutated animal/human hybrid characters are startlingly lifelike. Fascinated with medical science and bio technology, Patricia's work encompasses sculpture, photography, video, and drawing.

"Karma" Sculpture by Do Ho Suh @ New Orleans Museum of Art

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
Korean sculptor Do Ho Suh recently installed a 23-foot tower of piggy-backed men, each covering the eyes of the man below at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Entitled Karma, the sculpture is made from 98 cast stainless steel figures and appears to stretch infinitely into the sky.

Fine Art Equivalents of David Lynch's Hair

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 27, 2013
David Lynch has some pretty lively hair and we are having some fun this morning. San Francisco-based creative Jimmy Chen has taken the legendary filmmaker's various hairstyles and juxtaposed them with an equivalent famous artwork.

"Bad Dog" sculpture outside OCMA by Richard Jackson

Street Art // Sunday, February 17, 2013
A giant black Labrador is currently peeing yellow paint onto a wall outside the Orange County Museum of Art. The sculpture created by 73-year-old artist, Richard Jackson, is part of his retrospective exhibition “Ain’t Painting a Pain” which is on view until May 5, 2013. Jackson was recently featured in our February 2013 printed issue of Juxtapoz. Remember his show “The Little Girl’s Room” a few years back that was quote the spectacle?

Eduardo Kobra skyscraper mural in San Paulo

Street Art // Sunday, February 10, 2013
Over the last month, Brazilian muralist, Eduardo Kobra has been painting a mural on the side of a skyscraper in downtown San Paulo. The artist’s colorful work is an abstract portrait tribute to the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niermeyer, who passed away last year at the age of 104.

Flexible Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 07, 2013
Why carve your sculptures when you could delicately glue thousands of perfectly cut pieces of paper together? Beijing editor and designer Li Hongbo, inspired by tradtional Chinese paper toys and decorations, applied the same methods to create these very cool, flexible paper sculptures. Watch the video below of Hongbo demonstrating his sculptures at a recent solo show at Dominik Mersche Gallery in Australia.

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