Juxtapoz // Friday, November 21, 2014
This morning we take a look at Grayson Perry's series of tapestries entitled "The Vanity of Small Differences." The series is beginning a tour in Sunderland, England. Perry is the winner of the 2003 Turner Prize and uses ceramics and other art forms to comment on societal injustices and hypocrisies through a "variety of historical and contemporary themes."
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 26, 2014
Beau Stanton just opened a new body of work inspired by the imagery and techniques found in sacred spaces called "Tenebras Lux" at the Crypt of Saint John the Baptist in Bristol. He will also be release a print today, "The Ornamented Man."
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 25, 2014
Two hundred rare objects trace 250 years of the Gothic tradition, exploring our enduring fascination with the mysterious, the terrifying and the macabre. From Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick and Alexander McQueen, via posters, books, film and even a vampire-slaying kit, experience the dark shadow the Gothic imagination has cast across film, art, music, fashion, architecture and our daily lives...
Design // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Clean layouts, clever lines and bold colors, Tom Eckersley is the confirmed godfather of modern graphic design. We are really in to posters here at Juxtapoz. And who better to ponder over than the godfather of poster art, Tom Eckersley. Eckersley pioneered graphic design’s modern identity.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
This morning we take a look through a few of English illustrator, designer, and architect Roger Dean's landscapes. Dean is best known for his posters and album covers (Yes & Asia) and his surreal, science-fiction-like landscapes transport us to another world.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Kid Acne is a modern day renaissance man – artist, illustrator, print-maker and sometimes, MC. His formative years were spent painting graffiti, making fanzines and releasing DIY punk/hip-hop records. During this period he began to craft and developed his own inimitable and deceptively simple style.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
This morning we take a look at the Brighton-based artist and illustrator Sam Chivers. Sam is drawn towards a sort of unconscious surrealism, fusing graphical and figurative elements. Often depicting science fiction, cosmical and fantastical-themed scenes, Chivers mostly works with screen-printing collage, but also occasionally paints.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 06, 2014
Mike Lemanski (b. 1986) hails from Huddersfield, UK and graduated from the Highlands School or Art and the Bradford School of Arts. Since then, he has been a successful freelance illustrator creating posters, album covers, book and periodical covers and a gorgeous and playfully intricate series of sheet music illustrations.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Simon Beck, an English artist who creates giant snow crop circles, has a background in orienteering and an affinity for the wacky world of geometry. In 2004, Beck began his mesmerizing craft as a form of physical exercise, and since then it has happily grown into something far more amazing and complex.