Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 09, 2012
Artist Ben Heine has created the series "Pencil vs. Camera," where the artist has inserted a pencil drawing over a photograph, making the drawing interact and communicate with the real characters and scenes in the photograph. The series makes a for a playful and interactive experience.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 21, 2012
Sandwiches themselves can be pieces of art, and they are open to interpretation. Enter Brittany Powell and her Low-Commitment Projects with Tae Kitakata, where they have taken sandwiches and used them as a canvas to reimagine the works of O'Keefe, Hirst, Rothko, Johns, and other masters of their time.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 05, 2012
Whenever we feel down, defeated by the world, we like to give a look at Viktor Hertz hysterical series, Honest Logos. You know, taking famous logos of major corporations and breaking them down to their simple truths? For example, what could you do with Nokia...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Bruce Nauman is one of our favorite conceptual artists. His corridor installations in particular have a psychological and spatial relationship that has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. We recently spotted that New York artist Peter Coffin has comically reinvented Bruce Nauman's famous neon sign.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 02, 2012
We want you to get into 2012 on the right foot, and we found this series of "conceptual" cereal box designs, looking at the most common breakfast food as a luxury item, and thought we should remind everyone to start their day with a good meal. And Gucci Fruit Loops.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 29, 2011
They Live is an urban project by German illustrator and street artist Kong. Whether you're decorating Christmas cookies, or playing with the neighborhood trashcan, it's really amazing how a pair of eyes can personify an object. Here, Kong has plopped a pair of eyes on a lot of things. Sometimes the trashcan becomes the Sesame Street Cookie Monster.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Misha Hollenbach, part of Perks and Mini and fantastic conceptual artist, just curated In the Garden at Utopian Slumps in Melbourne, featuring a series of rugs woven in Tibet from designs by Christian Hidaka, Hollenbach, Chris Johanson, Misaki Kawai, Barry McGee, Keegan McHargue, and Constanze Zikos.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Little Miss Sunshine made us want a VW Camper, but the reality is that perhaps just having our own 1965 VW Camper tent will suffice. Fitting 4 adults, the tent is a full-size replica of the iconic 1965 VW Camper, and it comes in blue, yellow, and red.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 22, 2011
Mike Calway-Fagen is a San Diego-based artist that is currently working on his MFA from UC San Diego. His work critiques complacency and aestheticizes catastrophe. With an interest in resuscitating activism, his work offers upon alternatives to disaster, critiques on our creation of disaster, and a soft-hearted acceptance of our fate.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 20, 2011
If you are going to throw a molotov cocktail, for recreation or revolution, you might as well do it with some heart. Photographer and mixed-media artist Francis Baker has conceptualized the Molotov Heart, because even protestors may need a well-designed weapon of choice.