Marcel Dzama Captured in TateShots

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
TateShots spends a day with artist Marcel Dzama as part of their New York special issue. Dzama‘s work is characterized by an immediately recognizable visual language that draws from a diverse range of references and artistic influences, including Dada and Marcel Duchamp.

Abandoned House turned Gigantic Dollhouse by Heather Benning

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Have abandoned farmhouse, will transform it into a life-sized dollhouse. Canadian artist Heather Benning, took a rural farmhouse, painted the walls, added furniture, and literally took away an entire wall of the two-story structure in order to give it the authentic dollhouse viewpoint. Benning has spent a career working with the idea of rural displacement, and this seems to be the penultimate project.

The Work of Alexandra Levasseur

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Alexandra Levasseur was born 1982, Shawinigan, Qc, Canada and currently lives and creates her narrative illustrations in Montreal. She received aBachelor in Fine Arts and Graphic Design at the University of Costa Rica, and priot to that got her postgraduate studies in Creative Illustration and Visual Communication at EINA School of Art and Design, Barcelona, Spain, 2008. Her work breathes emotional transcendence from a very personal palette.

Doors to Nowhere by Nicole Evans and Pat Farrell

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 11, 2012
As part of the Uncommon Common Art project in Nova Scotia, writer Nicole Evans and Pat Farrell created Unbalanced, a series of door installations that create the illusion that the doors are leading to nowhere. Or somewhere. Or to another dimension. Take your pick.

Hair Illustrations by Winnie Truong

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 07, 2012
We don't know why we have such a fascination with hair, but we do. We see installations or illustrations that feature hair, and we are going to check it out. Toronto-born illustrator, Winnie Truong does a magnificent job illustrating hair has a dominate force on her portraits, creeping onto unsuspecting places, covering faces, mouths, noses, and creating an eerie "fringe" like human. No wonder she calls a body of her work, "The Fringes."

Destroyers: Richard Colman & Andrew Schoultz @ Cooper Cole, Toronto

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
March 2012 cover artist, Andrew Schoultz, and past featured artist and collaborator on our Detroit project, Richard Colman, both opened bodies of new work in Destroyers at Cooper Cole in Toronto. We showed you a preview of Schoultz' mural this past week, and now we have looks at all the paintings in the show. Destroyers is the first time the San Francisco-based artists have shown in Canada.

The Hemloft in British Columbia

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Built illegally in the woods of Whistler on British Columbia’s government land, The Hemloft is a wonderfully designed egg-shaped tree house built by Former Canadian software developer and current carpenter, Joel Allen.

Erotic and Commercial Works by Sam Weber (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Sam Weber was born in Alaska, and grew up in Deep River Ontario, Canada. After attending the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, he moved to New York to pursue illustration and attend graduate school at The School of Visual Arts. "Pearl Fisher" is part of an ongoing series painted on acrylic and watercolor and finished digitally.

Sleeping Betty by Claude Cloutier

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 09, 2012
We just saw this video, Sleeping Betty, by Claude Cloutier, posted by the National Film Board of Canada. Drawn in India ink, this animation video sets the "Perrault classic in Claude Cloutier’s disjointed, anachronistic and playful universe."

Guest Curated: The Work of Gary Taxali

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Gary Taxali was born in Chandigarh, India in 1968. A year later, he and his family immigrated to Toronto, Canada. The encouragement of his parents led Gary to take art classes as a child which eventually led him to pursue an art education.
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