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."
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 . . .
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 // 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 . . .
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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 07, 2011
Look closely and you can see it. The art duo of Chadwick & Spector have, since 1994, been working on "Museum Anatomy," a project in which they recreate paintings onto the human body. They create a final product of Chadwick, sometimes "unrecognizable as a human form, with an elaborate, detailed painting covering a portion of his body." Images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 01, 2011
We are pleased to announce our first artist profile in a continuing series of Juxtapoz produced videos. New York City-based tattoo, performance, and fine artist Duke Riley is our first subject, and today we lauch Part 1 of a 3-part documentary of Duke. Watch the video after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 30, 2011
We just stumbled across the photorealist paintings of Steven Albert, and as they were containing street shots of San Francisco, incorporating local graffiti and local businesses, we did some more research and found more of his body of work. More looks after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 24, 2011
We have seen images of German-based Thorsten Brinkmann's work in the past, but we hadn't fully understood how big his body of work was. The element of old mastery style portraits is what initially makes the work familiar, but of course, what is going on in the photographs is something conceptual and not typical in the least. More images after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 24, 2011
We were spreading out our coverage of recent San Francisco shows, when two photography aficionados that do work with Juxtapoz mentioned how great the current Fraenkel Gallery exhibition with Katy Grannan. We had checked the show out last week, and were taken by the absolute perfect, nearly dizzying clarity and presentation of her subjects. More after the jump . . .