Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
We live in a time when reimaging both content and materials is the sign of the times. Enter Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz and his famed remaking of the famous Van Gogh painting Starry Night from various magazines. Here, Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that "are already part of our collective visual memory." The piece is part of Vik's best-known large-scale pieces, "Pictures of Magazines."
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 24, 2012
They call it Art Remix, and we find these additions to fine art, created as "collages" by Thomas Robson, to be rather stunning appropriations. "Thomas Robson uses appropriation art to confront received aesthetics and critically re-appraise imagery in a visually saturated world, creating a contempoary Art Remix portfolio of Art Luxe images."
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 14, 2012
Allison Diaz is a San Francisco-based collage artist who has created a series of photographic work that focuses on the shifting perspectives of identity and the way we perceive ourselves and others.The inspiration behind Diaz's series entitled Haunted Mirrors came after she heard a story about two star crossed lovers who were in the middle of breaking up...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Marie Luise Emmermann is the mastermind behind Skizzomat; a Berlin-based illustration and design studio. Her work has been featured in countless magazines and galleries throughout Europe. Her work represents a change in traditional collage methods.
Illustration // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The mixture of cut-up, found textures and drawing in South Korean illustrator, Gwen Lee’s work is endering. The blending of the two techniques makes a nice contrast for the two styles, making the both eye-catching. As well as the found paper surfaces, Gwen also uses her own marks on the paper before cutting them up, following through with the hand-drawn feel in the collage.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 12, 2012
Simulations is a fantastic and stunning photo collage and manipulation series by California aritst, Alexandra Bellissimo. The artist combines the naked human body with nature, making extensions from the body that appear to be roots and remnants of the natural environment.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Basic geometric forms and good use of colors are hard to turn down, and Saskia Pomeroy is an artist and illustrator working out of London who seems to know this well. Her commercial clients are a respectable list including Folk Clothing, Topman and H & M. Her use of pattern and illustration work equally well for fashion as for a fine art print.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 05, 2012
Joe Yorty is a San Diego-based artist that works in a variety of sculptural and two-dimensional mediums. As an obsessive collector of things and a habitual thrift store scavenger, Yorty utilizes objects that are carefully crafted by the unskilled, worn by use and time, and discarded for a second round of consumption.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Mia Christopher is a young San Francisco-based artist fresh out of her BFA at the California College of the Arts. Working in several different mediums, Christopher's works are an amalgamation of colors, shapes, and textures. Different types of paper, amorphous forms of latex, and simple gouache and acrylic color fields come together to form the beautifully abstract collection of images and three-dimensional objects in her portfolio. Here are a select few.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 31, 2012
There are endless possibilities in the universe of collage art, and we really like what Debra Hampton has done with this series of works. Combining ??magazine cut outs, watercolor, and ink on panel, Hampton reimagines, arranges, and removes most identifiable elements of the model or person she is borrowing from and turns it into a surreal firestorm.