Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
London-based artist John Stezaker catalogues images from a variety of books, magazines, and postcards, using these printed photographic images as appropriating ready-made content in a new context, allowing its original and new context as a means to create associations and new meanings.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Chad Person has made a bit of a career causing controversy and ruffling a few feathers with his political artwork, and here he has completed a series of collages created by rearranging US currency into the shapes of war machines. That tank is quite a great composition.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 09, 2012
With a great collection of surreal-inspired digital collages, Julien Pacaud has created a series that channels what he calls "Perpendicular Dreams." He works "with bargain-hunted vintage imagery and tries to go beyond the usual ‘cut and paste’ technique in order to create coherent-but- surrealistic strange worlds."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 05, 2012
Ryan Halliwill's collages juxtapose and obscure images, replacing professional basketball players with upside down flowers, large sections of open ocean with an indiscernible black form, snowy branches with a sandstone littered seaside, mashing up conflicting imagery, highlighting the obvious differences and the unlikely similarities as collage has the power to do.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
San Francisco-based artist David Bayus produces vibrant and richly layered multi-media collages. He works work with mediums as diverse as digital montage and oil paint, creating an array of tactile qualities ranging sleek flat surfaces to globby paint application.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 01, 2012
Linder is a female artist born in Liverpool and currently living and working in Heysham. Her collages are abrasive and provocative. Highly erotic imagery juxtaposed alongside aggressively gendered icons results in a critique that is both uncomfortable and potentially humorous in its extreme sexuality and exaggerated physical desire
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 24, 2012
Leigh Wells' collages fragment bodies, rocks, landscapes, and space appropriating them on two-dimensional surfaces in compositional arrangements of flat color, found imagery, and basic geometry. Bodily forms are broken and cropped in monochrome, balancing somewhere between flesh and hard inanimate matter. Mountain ranges are cut and rotated as forms outside of their original embedment in the landscape.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Japanese paper aritst, Terada Mokei, has recreated, at 1:100 scale, an entire NYC subway station. All of the objects in the subway scenes are put into cut out sheets and easiley popped out to be glued into the correct place. You can have your very own paper cut, glued hot dog vendor if you so choose.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 11, 2012
Jonathan Yeo (b 1970) is a British artist specialising in portraiture and collage, specifically collage using porno magazines as his medium. He is represented by Eleven in London and Lazarides worldwide. He became known as a contemporary portraitist in the late 1990s, exhibiting frequently at the the National Portrait Gallery...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 08, 2012
Artist Dan Barry further explores his fiore di uccelli series, "Flower Bird," made of found frame, paper, mechanical pencil, Elmers glue, with a second image on the back of the frame including in a hand-sewn fabric bag. Irresistibly Idiosyncratic open Saturday at Distinction Gallery in San Diego, among other works by Joka and Mike Bell.