Juxtapoz // Friday, October 30, 2015
The work of French painter Kriki is pure pop pastiche blending chronologies, geographies and cultures. Robots, African masks, and the French aristocracy not only live alongside one another but are fused together as strange hybrid creatures in his zany, colorful paintings. Kriki lives and works in Paris.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 07, 2015
At Art By Friends' show Translucide, 30 local and international artists, illustrators, graphic designers were invited to interpret the idea of translucence. Definition: Rare and delicate in light. Uncertain. Without contours. It's thin and pale born in occult rays, revealing the invisible things. Singular, unambiguous. Translucent.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 22, 2015
Photographs of people taken underwater naturally have an otherworldy feel to them and it can be easy to twist and maneuver the body into unique and visually interesting positions. The photographs in Adeline Mai's series, "Weighlessness" series are distinctively different than most, utilizing warm colors rather than the usual blues and greens that we are used to seeing water as.
Illustration // Thursday, April 09, 2015
In French artist Jean Bedez's graphite drawings, "pasts and presents interweave and we read man’s immemorial procession towards ruin. These strictly black-and-white works resonate with that “art of combat.” Each one becomes a chessboard on which religious, economic and political powers endlessly change places and the aura of sacredness."
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 21, 2014
We are enjoying the work of French Illustrator and comic book designer Pierre Ferrero. Pierre is a co-founder of Arbitraire Edtions, a comic focused art collective and magazine in Lyon.
Street Art // Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Earlier this past Summer, we told you about Herbert Baglione's 1000 Shadows Project with Winterlong Galerie in Niort, France. Winterlong organized severals installations in historic French locations in la Rochelle, Niort (where the gallery is located) and in small French villages, and Herbert's stunning site-specific installations and works are some of favorites we have ever seen from the Brazilian artist. Here is a look at some of the works he completed...
Illustration // Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Marynn is a French illustrator and master's student in graphic design based in Nantes, France. Drawing inspiration from everything around her, Marynn's graphite renderings are lovely and delicate with a little bit of edge (80% of her drawings are peppered with French swear words)...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 07, 2014
One of our favorite artists in the world is Sao Paulo's Herbert Baglione, who for years has been making compelling and narratvie works on both the streets and in galleries. This month, the former Juxtapoz cover artist will be with Winterlong Galerie to continue his 1000 Shadows Project that Herbert has been working on for 10 years in countries like Brazil, Italiy, Germany, and Tunisia. Winterlong will organize severals installations in historic French locations in la Rochelle, Niort (where the gallery is located) and in small French villages.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
French artist Marc Giai-Miniet constructs his intricate 'Boxes,' placing small characters and grim scenes inside the empty spaces where unknown events have taken place. The miniature libraries, fictional attics, laboratories, storage rooms and interrogation cells are filled mostly with books and unknown experiments.