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.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Italian photographer Angelo Musco organizes many different photo shoots with nude subjects, arranges them in particular patterns and layouts, and then creates crazy detailed and massive collages featuring millions of nude subjects in ethereal, fluid clusters and ecosystems.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 06, 2012
When the apocalypse comes, if it does, it will look really impressive in places of fine art and classical performance. So surmises the collage work of Madrid/Berlin-based artist Pablo Genovés, who takes photos of museums, performance halls, and ballrooms, and creates scenes of flooding and tsunami-like moments in the otherwise serence environments.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 05, 2012
We know there is a lot of trash and plastic swimming in our oceans, but to actually see it collaged into one frame is downright alarming. Why is there a toothpaste tube swimming in the Pacific Ocean? Mandy Barker has created this photo series, Soup, where she takes plastics and trash found on the beach and collages them into one piece of art.