Juxtapoz // Monday, December 31, 2012
Illinois native Chad Wys' has continued his deconstructive assault on the art world. Using a variety of mixed media elements, Wy's has focused on creating a series of ready made objects that are based on objectivity and ownership. In doing so, he often explores and exploits the idea of object-hood: how we decorate our lives with arbitrary, as well as meaningful, things...
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 24, 2012
They call it Art Remix, and we find these additions to fine art, created as "collages" by Thomas Robson, to be rather stunning appropriations. "Thomas Robson uses appropriation art to confront received aesthetics and critically re-appraise imagery in a visually saturated world, creating a contempoary Art Remix portfolio of Art Luxe images."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Well, you don't see this everyday. Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs has taken discarded pennies (well, every penny gets discarded, doesn't it?) and painted the smallest of portraits, landscapes, and figurative paintings on the smallest of surfaces. Can't imagine you need a lot of oils for this.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 19, 2012
As we have mentioned on the site before, we are huge fans of the work of EVOL, the German artist who seems to have the ability to transform any landscape or found object into his own little world. Some of his best work involves found cardboard, where he takes a simple piece of paper and creates incredible cityscapes and urban environments on the cardboard surface.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Even though this project was built in 2009, we still like looking back on the 1,000 Doors public art piece created by Korean artist, Choi Jeong-Hwa. The 10-story building was covered with colorful, recycled doors that made an otherwise bland structure into a colorful, stunning coherent construction of found art.