Street Art // Thursday, August 30, 2012
With China having the highest number of cars on the road in the world, estimated at 500 million vehicles, a simple and effective public art project has the capability of bringing awareness to the situation. DDB China Group was asked to create an outdoor advertisement to urge people to make a change for their environment, such as walk more and drive less.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
Well, maybe we should preface this post that these are not just any photos of flowers, but perhaps some of the most vibrant, focused photos of flowers you are going to see. Sasha Kurmaz' work takes on a new meaning upon a second glance; they look like still-life paintings, pieces of art in their own right.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Tiffany Bozic, cover of our January 2011 issue, just had a monograph released through Gingko Press, Drawn By Instinct. We were lucky enough to get a copy of it here in the office, and with 192 pages of Bozic's beautiful animal and sea life paintings, this is one of our favorite books of the year. On Tuesday September 4th at 6:00pm, Bozic will be giving a lecture and book signing at the San Francisco Public Library, in conjunction with the Cal Academy of Sciences (Bozic was the artist-in-residence there a few years back).
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 23, 2012
Grant Harder's photographs are beautifully simple compositions that depict the outdoors in the sense of the sublime. Sweeping mountain ranges, vast and expansive sand dunes, an afternoon skinny dip, and an aesthetically-pleasing collection of boats scattered near an ambiguous lakeshore all bring to mind a summer alternative to the tropics.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Photographer Sarah Anne Johnson had an artist’s residency on board a sailboat near the Arctic Circle in Norwegian territory, and while she was there, she documented the beautiful landscape and serene environment. When she got back, she added subtle artistic elements to the photos, making the Arctic scene even more luminous and surreal.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 22, 2012
Think how many large fish sculptures could be created out of one days worth of world consumption of plastic water bottles, it would be much larger than a school of fish. In conjunction with the UN Conference of Sustainable Development (Rio+20) a number of illuminated fish sculptures were created from discarded plastic bottles in Rio De Janeiro.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 07, 2012
This concrete cube was oddly positioned in the depths of the woods, and fortunately for U.K.-based artist, Phlegm, the unique canvas worked perfectly for his crouching and falling characters.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 03, 2012
In what reminds us of a featured artist on the site last year, Barry Underwood, we really love these light installations in nature by Lee Eunyeol. Where the Korean photographer/installation artist places the lights makes you look at the ground in a different way, and appears as if the night sky has just fallen to the ground from outer space.
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.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 22, 2012
We immediately became transfixed with Thomas Jackson's work after seeing this particular hovering sculpture piece. As Jackson says of this body of work, he was inspired "by self-organizing, ‘emergent’ systems in nature such as termite mounds, swarming locusts, schooling fish and flocking birds."