Juxtapoz // Friday, March 30, 2012
Based in the UK, illustrator Peter Crawley specializes in stitched illustrations that are created by hand piercing various stocks of paper with a pin and then stitching the paper with a needle and cotton thread. His first piece was inspired by a road trip across America and his desire to illustrate the journey. These illustrations are held in private collections all over the world, and have been featured in leading art and design publications and exhibitions.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
UK-based artist Amy Timms' paintings aim to convey the essence and souls of the animals that they represent. Working primarily in bold, flat gouache, the interplay between color and negative space is key. Timms draws upon multiple themes of death, decay, rebirth, melancholia, and metamorphosis, and she takes inspiration from the science of anatomy, entomology, folklore, taxidermy, and the indigenous flora and fauna of the British Isles.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 08, 2012
Constantly moving around European cities and spraying his vibrant, highly detailed stencils, C215, has had a busy 2012 already. Berlin, Italy, and Barcelona have all seen numerous pieces appear around town, and now the Uk has a little more color.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 04, 2012
They are calling it the guerrilla Banksy, only in tree sculpting form. Someone in North Yorkshire, England, has created these incredible carvings in trees, with amazing detail and some standing at 20-feet tall.
Illustration // Friday, February 24, 2012
Jamie Mills is an Artist & Illustrator currently based in York, U.K with a strict graphite and near primary palette. His work remains true to focusing on our natural landscape and environment, the endangered animal population and their habitat with slight abstract shapes and elements.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 29, 2011
Joel Benjamin is a UK-based Illustrator living in Norwich City. His work largely centres around man and beasts relation to the great outdoors. He reads a lot of comics, drinks a lot of tea and rides a lot of bike.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Combining the intense melancholy and nostalgia of the past with the primal nature of wild creatures, UK-based artist Amy Dover explores the ephemeral essence of life and the oftentimes macabre and cruel hand of a dispassionate universe.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 27, 2011
Time to get the Holiday season off to an incredible start. Light artist Bruce Munro has created a beautiful installation at the Holburne Museum in Bath, England, consisting of over 5,000 Christmas lights, literally creating the feeling of a field of lights.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 20, 2011
We don't report too often on Mr. Hirst on the site, but his recent sculptures at Chatsworth House for the Beyond Limits festival in Derbyshire, England, are quite impressive works. The two sculptures, Legend and Myth, depict a winged-horse and unicorn, with skin removed to expose inner organs and muscles.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 12, 2011
We ran across Hannah Richards work, and we particularly liked this zine of hers, "What the hell are you looking at?" Her humor seamlessly blends illustration and photography into a witty collection of chuckle-worthy images that definitely made our day.