Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Life, identity, reality, status quo, intention and purpose... From very young, Luis Toledo, or La Prisa Mata, has explored our inquisitive reality, analyzing the hidden meaning of every image, and dissecting the mystery of beauty. As a meticulous collector, he gathers illustrations, textures, and fragments to create and built his images from. I recently ran into a series of works from Toledo 'Humans', depicting the form and figure in his usual insanley intricate and detailed collage process.
Erotica // Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Not only a Czech essayist, Dadaist, and influential leader of the Czech Surrealist, as well as an architect, painter, writer, social activist, a key figure of typographic aesthetics ... Karel Teige was all of these things, but today we will focus on the more erotic works. His collection of collages were both provocative and surreal, and show Teige as not only a talented artist, but adept at social criticism as well.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Joey Colombo is an Oakland, CA-based artist who recently started a currency collage series called "This is your GOD." Taking read bill from around the world, Colombo started cutting them up and collaging them together. His newest piece, which dropped on 9/11, is titled "Blood Money" and uses an Iraqi 10,000 Dinar as a base and pieces cut from US and Australian bills.
Vault // Friday, July 25, 2014
We announced this week on the site that Juxtapoz was lucky to be invited to participate in what will be a fantastic public art and exhibition in Chicago during Lollapolooza. Shepard Fairey has curated a "Art Alliance: The Provocateurs" in Chicago from July 31—August 4, 2014, featuring a fantastic roster of artists from all mediums and eras. Today, we look at one participating artist, Punk Art Surrealist, Winston Smith.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 17, 2014
As we have been showing you on the site this week, from Friday July 18—Sunday, July 20, Juxtapoz will be at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, California for the annual Summer School music and workshop event. HVW8 Gallery's Tyler Gibney is curating this year's selection of workshops and tutorials, and one of the great artists that you can get a collage making workshop from is a Jux favorite, Erin D Garcia. He will be teaching you all about collage on Sunday, July 20, from 3 - 5:30pm. Go, play, learn.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Mike Alcanatara creates these incredible collages using actual comic books. Mike doesn't use any paint or markers in his work, preferring to use nothing but the pages of comics to construct his pieces.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
This summer The Outsiders Newcastle presents a comprehensive body of satirical mixed media works by emerging British artist Gareth Halliday, who joins the gallery with his first solo exhibition, Possible Worlds. Today, we compiled a collection of Gareth's newest works, and some favorites over the past years...
Erotica // Friday, June 13, 2014
Arbër Marra is interested in all types of visual arts, especially that of photography, design and provocative collage of course. 'Experimentation is the only way to understand how the unknown works and my work is the result of my exploration in these different art disciplines.' he explains
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 30, 2014
Chinese artist Yang Yongliang has unveiled his largest work to date, From the New World. In this epic digital collage, Yongliang constructs a dystopian future, a crowded and creepy landscape. This piece continues the same necessary dialogue as his earlier works, commenting on the critical effects of unsustainable and unchecked development most of us are witnessing in large cities close to us
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
A really time-intensive project by Brazilian artist, Vik Muniz, where he has taken old magazines and meticulously rearranged the torn pieces to create the perfect figurative elements and color balance of some of world's most famous paintings.