Intricately Cut Newspapers by Myriam Dion

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 03, 2013
Canadian artist Myriam Dion will take a newspaper and intricately cuts patterns into the pages, leaving behind elements of an article's text or photographs. These elements perfectly compliment the incredible detailed and flawless patterns in the final work.

Paintings by Melanie Authier

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
'Melanie Authier's paintings bring together visual contradictions into one imaginary space. By drawing upon the histories of abstraction and the strategies of representation, she presents improbable environments. A sense of disorientation comes about through the way in which color, texture, line and shape compete for room within the canvas.  Each work presents a brimming jostle of oppositions that the viewer is invited to bring into a certain order.'

Update: Bizarre Sculptures by Maskull Lasserre

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 22, 2013
We last featured the wonderful and bizzare sculptures of Canadian-born Maskull Lasserre back in February. They are always a lot of fun so this morning we take a look at some more of his incredibly intricate work. Lasserre spent the most of his childhood in South Africa and has exhibited across North America.

The 2013 Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Our neighbor has a hedge shaped like several lopsided giant spheres and we once saw a shrubbery carved to look like a sheep. We have never seen anything of the likes of the horticulture art at Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal, an international competition in Montreal, Canada. Mosaiculture, for those of you who were as clueless as us, "is a refined horticultural art that involves creating and mounting living artworks made primarily from plants with colorful foliage (generally annuals, and occasionally perennials)."

Surreal Sculptures by Troy Coulterman

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 27, 2013
This morning we take a look at the sculptures of Sascatchawan-based artist Troy Coulterman. Sometimes we wonder how we could visually represent the nightmarish hallucinations we get in our sleep after accidentally eating old sweaty cheese...but we rarely come up with a solution. Troy embraces these absurd anomalies in his sculptures and translates "them into tangible moments that manage to be even more absurd than from which they came."

Illustrations by Eric Dufresne

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 18, 2013
  We enjoyed this series of illustrations by Canadian artist Eric Dufresne. Using colorful geometric shapes and intersecting lines Eric portrays the heroes of DC Comics: Aquaman, Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, Superman, and Green Arrow.  

What Are You Doing To Participate: Vancouver Edition

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
In December 2012, Juxtapoz helped sponsor What Are You Doing To Participate, a group zine show in Los Angeles curated and organized by Sam James Velde, Rich Jacobs and Adam Rossiter and features zines (like the one from Travis Millard here) and prints spanning music, skateboarding and art culture from the 1980's til present. On Friday, March 1st, the show moves to Vancouver, BC.

"Strange Beauties," an Exhibition by Jen Mann @ Neubacher Shor, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Neubacher Shor Contemporary Gallery is presenting a new show by Toronto-based artist Jen Mann. Entitled Strange Beauties and inspired by the circus, illusions, dreams and the innocence of childhood, the exhibit captures the world through 'rose-colored glasses.'

Dreamscapes by Sofia Ajram

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
This morning, Montreal-based photographer, graphic designer, and silversmith Sofia Ajram welcomes us with a series of surreal dreamscapes. Sofia wants to share with you "the galaxies projected within and without: absolute space and absolute time."

The Surreal Photography of Joel Robinson

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Love these surreal photography of Canadian artist, Joel Robinson, where he has plants and trees emerging from the veins of an anonymous human arm. A great attention to detail, as well as a concept of human's connection to nature and the Earth, Robinson doesn't go overboard with effects. Just an organic style and simple approach. 
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