The Art of Mazzarella Thomas

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Mazzarella Thomas' work reminds us a bit of Chris Johanson, with its own twist. Thomas' paintings use a very voyeuristic perspective in which we seem to be peeking into the lives of his little characters. We observe business proceedings, artists tediously ruminating over paintings, odd urban landscapes, bedroom push-ups . . .

The Art of Wayne White

Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 20, 2011
Wayne White takes thrift store paintings, initially bad art, and recreates these kitsch items by implementing ironic text that seamlessly become part of the initial canvas, weaving in and out of the cliché landscapes that we are all used to seeing in our dentists' offices.

The Work of Jon Pylypchuck

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Jon Pylypchuck's work is inspired by various stimuli including creepy men making out with their girlfriends in public, fear of his parents dying, family ghosts, personal struggles, and many other things.

Paintings by Heiko Müller

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
We have always enjoyed the work of Hamburg, Germany's Heiko Müller, seeing that his work has elements that fit into the origins of this magazine and feature an evolution as well. He just posted a few new pieces from 2011, but we decided to grab a few more pieces from the past few years to show you.

Fighters by David T Cho

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
This is a great series of oil on canvas paintings by David T. Cho called "Fighters," depicting, you guessed it, fighters of various kinds. Mike Tyson in particular is a fantastic piece. Cho will be showing in Vancouver, BC starting tomorrow, July 2.

Takashi Murakami's #newday_GEISAI Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Taken by the desire to provide encouragement to the victims of the Tohoku-Pacific earthquake, internationally renowned contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami, has asked artists around the world to joinhim  in uploading artwork to Twitter’s affiliated image posting sites. As Murakami notes, "The response to this project has already been tremendous, with both drawings and messages of encouragement pouring in."

The Echoism Project by Julian Wolkenstein

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
We are almost too scared to try it out because we will look better somewhere in this project. Late last year, Julian Wolkenstein created the "Echoism" photo project, taking subjects and exploring what would happend if they were made symmetrical. What does that mean? Read after the jump . . .

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook commissions David Choe for new painting

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 01, 2011
This is pretty cool news: Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, commissioned David Choe to create this new painting, and it looks like it was delieverd recently. If you remember, David Choe was commissioned by Facebook to paint their first offices in Palo Alto, California in 2006. The two have stayed in touch over the last 5 years, and David created this new piece for Mr. Facebook. Bigger views after the jump . . .

Juxtapoz Presents: Walton Ford (Full Length)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 17, 2011
In our ongoing series of Juxtapoz Presents video profiles, we introduce our interview with iconic animal watercolor painter, Walton Ford. We visit Ford in his rural studio in Massachusetts, learn about genital grabbing diplomatic monkeys, and find out the stories that orginate a Walton Ford canvas. Watch the video after the jump . . .

The Art of Zheng Hongxiang

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 15, 2011
These stunning works by young Chinese painter, Zheng Hong Xiang (b 1983) have been making their way around the web over the past few weeks, and this painting you see here is quite dynamic. The deep reds caught our attention first, and the style was something we felt our readers would enjoy. More after the jump . . .

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