Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
For their latest video, KQED Art School took a trip to Oakland artist Franky Aguilar's studio. Aguilar is the artist behind the wildly popular mobile art apps CatWang, Snoopify, Ima Unicorn, and GifYogurt, to name a few. Inspired by street culture, candy colors, and Internet iconography like cats and pizza, Aguilar works with artists to create a user experience that is equally fun and creative...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Artist Dan Luvisi has taken all of our favorite loveable cartoon characters and re-imagined them as psychopathic killers. We are a little hurt that he would do such a thing, how could he do that to our beloved Kermit? And the Cookie Monster?? Well, at least that one makes sense. He is an addict and has a problem. We have no words for Donald Duck.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 13, 2014
As you know by now, the Andy Warhol Museum recently announced newly-discovered experiments created by Andy Warhol on an Amiga computer in 1985. Warhol’s saved files, trapped on Amiga floppy disks held by The Warhol’s archives collection, were extracted by members of the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Computer Club and its Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry in a complex recovery process...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Technology-based art can a bit of a tough sell. Getting people with scant knowledge of coding to transition from traditional to digital tools can be a challenge, even for a new generation of artists. So gargantuan Google has thrown its hat into the ring with DevArt, a contest oriented around creating art utilizing a combination of code, hardware, and openly available data in a unique and, hopefully, beautiful way...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 17, 2014
Here’s another classic collection by Google Street View specialist Halley Docherty, but now with classic paintings of world cities.
Music // Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Well, this is fun. Halley Docherty, a Google Street View specialist at The Guardian, took classic album covers and put them into their exact locations around the world.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 08, 2014
This isn't the first time we have come across Chris Labrooy's work and wished that his digital renderings were real, physical sculptures. Chris has exhibited at the design museum in London and been featured in various publications, exploring CGI as a creative medium in itself which he could subvert and twist familiar everyday things into new typographic and sculptural form. He is interested in the intersection between typography, architecture, product design and visual art.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 07, 2014
Jiwoon Pak is an illustrator and artist based in Seoul, South Korea. After studying fine art at the Valenciennes Fine art school in France, Pak returned to Korea where she has focused on digital paintings. Inspired by Korea's traditional folk painting...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
Graphic artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas has made a full l3D recreation of Hungarian painter Benczúr Gyula‘s “Budavár repossession.” “First of all this project started as a funny challenge from my wife, but became something more. We were on holiday solving riddles, and there was a medieval painting in the booklet. My wife asked me if i can do it in 3D? Watch a video after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 17, 2014
Jon Rafman, whose fascinating collection of Google Street View screen captures we have often admired, has another ongoing projected titled "Brand New Paint Job." For the series, Rafman takes familiar settings and transforms the surfaces into patterns and paintings from classic artists such as Picasso, Monet, Haring, Duchamp, Matisse, Basquiat, O'Keeffe, and more.