Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 09, 2014
The last time I went to a Japanese restaurant, I didn't get a chance to play with my daikon radishes. Sometimes I make a little mini snowman with my radishes while I eat my California roll. Masanori Kono has turned played with food into an art, so much so that it will make you feel guilty eating a daikon radish panda bear.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 21, 2014
In addition to art, we occasionally like to let you know about food we're excited about. California Taco Bear is a taco truck with a twist. They don't do traditional tacos, but do a range of everything from BBQ pulled pork and buffalo chicken mozzarella to more upscale duck, short ribs and ahi poke tacos. If you're in the LA area be sure to check it out.
Photography // Monday, July 07, 2014
A collaboration between photographer Brandon Voges, advertising agency The Marlin Network, and Strange Donuts has created a photo series called “Donut Doubles” for the National Restaurant Association’s annual food show. The series is comprised of six portraits that are paired with a donut doppelgänger image. Voges uses the textures and colors of each donut to match them with their similar looking human.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 05, 2014
We really like eating and we really like art so naturally we are all about edible art. To commemorate the 500th Pizza Express restaurant opened in Beijing, China, food artist Annabel de Vetten of Conjurer's Kitchen crafted Terracotta Warriors out of pizza dough. Yum.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 15, 2014
A few times a month, Craig Thornton invites 20 of his closest friends to gather and enjoy the new private collection of artwork that he spends a grueling amount of hours preparing to unveil. Only this art show is a little more unique than the typical private gallery show at a secret downtown Los Angeles loft...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Who's hungry? And who wants to ruin these impressive food styling illustrations by Anna Keville Joyce? The series is called "A Tribute to Budgie" featuring birds built of food and arranged on plates in an illustrative manner. To make them even better, Agustín Nieto did a fantastic job documented each piece.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Do you like to color coordinate your clothes, shoes, art supplies, or pantry? Well what if you color coordinated your meals? Eating just green or purple colored food sounds weird, almost repulsive. Yet Fabienne Plangger twists minds immediately with the collaborative project of color composed meals in Monochrome Breakfast...
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Jerry Seinfeld may have his often-brilliant "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" series, but the art world wants to have its relaxing-beverage-art-video series as well. "While You Were Steeping" is a "series of films showcasing what you can do while you are steeping...", and the first artist up is Juxtapoz cover artist and surf project collaborator, Geoff McFetridge.
Photography // Thursday, February 27, 2014
In Henry Hargreaves’s body of work “No Seconds,” he photographs the final meals requested by death row inmates which are paired with text describing the requested meal, the name of the criminal, and the crime he/she committed. Photographed in the style of a visual survey, each image appeals to a person’s desire to understand the inner workings of their criminal minds.
Photography // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
“I strive to create images that elegantly articulate the totality of existence, focusing heavily on the broad themes of life and death, with further emphasis placed on ideas of fragility, impermanence and carnality” say Boston-based photographer, Tara Sellios of her large format camera work. Born in 1987, the young photographer graduated from the Art Institute of Boston and has since been making a name for herself locally and nationally.